Flaxseed gel for hair
I recently tried to make my own flaxseed gel for hair at home and guys, let me tell you, it just works amazing!
Does flaxseed gel works on all hair type?
Even though I had heard a lot of curly hair beauties raving about how flaxseed gel for hair works for them, I never thought I should give it a try.
I have a wavy hair, and I wasn’t sure if flaxseed gel would be good for my hair type. But then, since my hair was becoming too wavy and dry & frizzy, I decided to give it a try.
Unlike other market gels, flaxseed gel doesn’t make your hair stiff or leave any product build ups. While Flaxseed gel would work great on curly and wavy hair, for those with straight hair can try to style their hair as regular hair gel.
What does flaxseed gel do for your hair?
In my case, this gel helped styling my wavy hair by taming my frizzy hair , it made it looked extremely moisturise and healthy. After applying flaxseed gel on hair for a month I could feel my hair elasticity improved. You can use flaxseed gel as leave in conditioner on days when you skip conditioning your hair.
Flaxseed gel good for your hair if you are looking to cut down on chemical styling hair products and opt for more natural hair products to indulge.
Flaxseed gel benefits for curly hair
It defines the curls
It is said to improves hair elasticity
It adds shine and moisture to curly hair
It tames the frizzy hair
While flaxseed gel would work great on curly hair, it can also work pretty good on naturally wavy hair.
How to make flaxseed hair gel at home?
The recipe for flaxseed gel is really simple. All you’ll need is flaxseed!
So, let’s dive in straight to flaxseed gel recipe and let me show you guys how to make flaxseed gel at home.
Flaxseed hair gel recipe:
Step 1. In a bowl of water, pour half a cup of raw flaxseed
Step 2. Let the water come to a boiling point, after which let it simmer for another 10 min in low flame
Step 3. Keep stirring often until the mixture thickens
Step 4. Once you get a gel like consistency, turn of the stove and let the gel to cool down before extracting the gel.
How to strain flaxseed gel?
You’ll need a thin cloth or see through stocking to extract the gel. Pour the gel in the cloth and squeeze the gel out of the mixture.
How to store flaxseed gel?
Once you have squeeze the gel of the flaxseed, pour the gel in a air tight container and store it in the fridge.
How much flaxseed gel to use. How to apply flaxseed gel to hair?
Just take a coin size in your palm and work it on your damp hair.
After shampoing, while your hair is still damp turn your head upside-down and run your hands through your hair from the roots. Take some gel and rub it into your palm before applying on you hair .This will help the gel to spread out more evenly. When you get to the ends, use your hands to squish them a bit to apply the gel and encourage curls. Do not aply flaxseed gel on dry hair, it will make the hair look extremely dry.
Where to buy flaxseed?
You can buy from any grocery stores or buy on amazon
I made this short video on flaxseed gel on my youtube. Do subscribe if you like to see more of DIY Natural beauty ideas.