Hey guys! I’m back with another homemade shampoo recipe! Yup that’s right – it’s this DIY shampoo with witch hazel!
Remember when I shared 20 Beauty Benefits of Witch Hazel for Skin, Hair & More? I talked about the cleansing effects of witch hazel didn’t I? Well, that’s one of the reasons witch hazel can also be used to make homemade shampoo! You can make a gentle cleansing shampoo that’s safe enough to use on baby’s hair using witch hazel! Before we check out the recipe, here are some hair & scalp benefits witch hazel has to offer:
- Gets rid of excess oils on scalp & hair
- Cleanses the scalp naturally
- Soothes scalp inflammation
- Treats scalp acne
- Helps relieve scalp itch
- Fights dandruff
- Reduces greasy hair
Okay, now let’s check out the diy witch hazel shampoo recipe!
DIY Shampoo with Witch Hazel
What you need:
- ¼ cup liquid castile soap
- ½ cup distilled water
- 1 tbsp alcohol-free witch hazel
- 2 tbsp pure aloe vera gel
- 1 tbsp jojoba oil
- 3 drops tea tree essential oil
- 3 drops lavender essential oil
- Pyrex measuring cup
- Old shampoo bottle or any air-tight container
- Into a Pyrex measuring cup, add ½ cup distilled water, 1 tbsp jojoba oil, 2 tbsp aloe vera gel and 1 tbsp witch hazel.
- Next slowly pour ¼ cup of liquid castile soap. Don’t pour it in too fast because you don’t want to create too many soap suds.
- Stir with a whisk till well combined then add 3 drops each of tea tree and witch hazel essential oils. Stir again and voila! Your DIY shampoo with witch hazel is ready!
- Pour it carefully into an old shampoo bottle or any airtight container of choice. Store in your bathroom cabinet. Use as your usual shampoo.
PS: You can also use this as body wash, did you know! 😉
Okay guys, that’s how you make a DIY shampoo with witch hazel! Try it out and let me know how it goes!