How to make and use flaxseed gel for hair

Last Updated on October 25, 2021 by yangandbeyond

I recently tried to make my own flaxseed gel for hair at home and guys, let me tell you, it just works amazing!

flaxseed gel for hair

Does flaxseed gel works on all hair type?

Even though I came across a lot of curly hair beauties raving about how flaxseed gel works great for their hair, I never thought I should give it a try.
I have naturally wavy hair, and I wasn’t sure if flaxseed gel would be good for my hair type. But then, since my hair was becoming unmanageable and extremely 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, those with straight hair can try to style their hair like regular hair gel.

flaxseed gel for hair

What does flaxseed gel do for your hair?

In my case, this gel helped style my wavy hair by taming my frizzy hair, it made it look extremely moisturized and healthy. After applying flaxseed gel on my hair for a month I could feel my hair elasticity improve. You can use flaxseed gel as a leave-in conditioner on days when you skip conditioning your hair.

Flaxseed gel is 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

Flaxseed defines the curls
Flaxseed is said to improve hair elasticity
Flaxseed adds shine and moisture to curly hair
Flaxseed tames the frizzy hair

While flaxseed gel would work great on curly hair, it can also work pretty well 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 the flaxseed gel recipe, and let me show you guys how to make flaxseed gel at home.

flaxseed gel for hair

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 off the stove and let the gel 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 into the cloth and squeeze the gel out of the mixture.

How to store flaxseed gel?

Once you have to squeezed the gel of the flaxseed, pour the gel into an air-tight container and store it in the fridge.

How much flaxseed gel to use. How to apply flaxseed gel to hair?

Want to know how do I use flaxseed gel on my hair?

I Just take a coin size in my palm and work it up on my damp hair.

After shampooing, 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 to your 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 apply 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 DIY Natural beauty ideas.

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