Homemade aloe vera shampoo recipe

Commercial market is flooded with different types of shampoos. You can find the ones with chemicals and a whole new group of herbal shampoos. These are good for your hair but you do not know if the ingredients showing in the label are actually present in the shampoo.

Aloe vera is antibacterial and has got anti-microbial properties. It is a rich content of antioxidants and vitamin E. These are good for your hair as these help to give your hair a lustrous look and nurture the roots.

Aloe vera is the known source of antibacterial and antimicrobial  properties, and is rich in beta carotene antioxidants and vitamins C and E. The benefits of aloe vera to the hair is numerous and let’s see how to make use of this aloe vera to prepare shampoo, conditioner, spritz and for blow-out.

Aloe vera and honey shampoo

How to use aloe vera for hair

Honey and aloe vera are real moisturizing ingredients, they help to increase the moisture levels of the hair. The acv acts perfect in removing the oil, and also to prevent the formation of oils in the scalp.

There is no need to explain about the amazing antifungal and antibacterial properties of aloe vera, and it works effective for the people who have been suffering with the scalp irritations and dandruff.


  • Aloe vera gel
  • Honey
  • Apple cider vinegar

How to prepare
Take 1/4 cup of aloe vera gel in a bowl and mix it with two tablespoons of honey and two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Mix it with hand or take the tool to blend them until it will become frothy.

Add few drops of any essential oil to catch the fragrance. Use it like your normal shampoo and find the natural and good results.

Aloe vera deep conditioner

The preparation of aloe vera deep conditioner is simple to make and try. It is a good conditioner for children hair.


  • Homemade aloe vera gel
  • Coconut oil

How to make

Health and beauty benefits of aloe vera

Before going to the exact mix, warm 1/4 cup of coconut oil before and then add 1/4 cup of aloe vera gel to it.

use a blender to mix them well. Let it becomes creamier and then use it. You can make use of olive oil instead of coconut oil if you wish to add. Drop few drops of essential oil to get the fragrance.

Aloe hair spritz

n the winter season our hair becomes dry and looks dull, to reload the buff to braids and twists use the spritz made out of aloe vera.


  • Homemade aloe vera gel
  • Distilled water
  • Conditioner

How to make
Take half cup of aloe vera gel in a spray bottle and mix it with half cup of distilled water and some amount of conditioner. Mix them well by shaking it. Though it takes few minutes to the aloe vera gel to mix with conditioner,  shake it well until they blend. Completely blend it to spray in easy way.

Aloe vera hair serum for blowouts


  • Distilled water
  • Homemade aloe vera gel
  • Grape seed oil
  • Essential oil of your taste

How to make

Aloe vera face packs for glowing skin

Take half cup of aloe vera gel in a bowl and add it two tablespoons of grapeseed oil, half cup distilled water and four or five drops of any essential oil.

Mix them all together and blend them with the help of a blender to derive the good combining. Apply to the damp hair, pointing at the ends before you are going to make dry blowing. If you feel that  it would be greasy skip to apply over the root area.

You can prepare shampoo on your own by using aloe as it has cleansing properties too. Some such recipes to prepare shampoo from aloe vera are given here:

Aloe shampoo for cleaning thoroughly

You will need few ingredients and some time to make this shampoo.


Liquid Castile soap, glycerin, aloe gel and oil from vegetables


You will get these ingredients in herbal medicine store and you can also get aloe gel directly from the leaves too. Scoop out some gel after cutting the leaf exterior.

Store it and use it when you need the gel. You can also add some favorite essential oil in the shampoo so that it gives a pleasant smell when you use the shampoo.

Take 1/4th cup of the soap and aloe vera gel and 1 teaspoon of glycerin and mix it well. Add the vegetable oil and stir gently. Add the essential oil if needed.

Then pour this mixture into a plastic or glass bottle and use it as shampoo. You can use it regularly also even if you have a dry scalp. It will soon give a natural shine to your hair.

Shampoo that has got natural ingredients and aloe vera

This shampoo will add natural goodness to your scalp. This is homemade version of aloe vera shampoo that is often found in market. Use natural aloe vera plant and cut the leaf longitudinally to take out the gel. This becomes the main ingredient. The rest are as follows:

Distilled water – 2 cups

Dried herbs – 2 cups

Liquid Castile soap – 6 ounces

Aloe gel – 2 tablespoon

You can add jojoba oil for dry hair and if you have oily hair then you need not add this oil in the shampoo.

You can also add essential oils of your choice – 40 drops


Boil distilled water and add the herbs. Use nettle, rosemary or calendula herbs for dry hair and if you have oily hair then add lavender, mint or lemon balm herbs.

If you want to clear dandruff then add rosemary or thyme in the shampoo. Keep the herbs for some time and then strain them to discard. Now you must add the castile soap to this water enriched with the goodness of herbs.

Slowly add the oils and aloe vera gel and then mix well. This is your shampoo ready with goodness of herbs as per your hair. Essential oils add their properties and engulfing perfume to your shampoo.

Aloe vera gel and honey shampoo for soft and manageable hair

Best homemade hair conditioners

You must use this shampoo if your hair is brittle and has got harsh feel. The honey makes the hair soft and adds its goodness to the scalp.


Little aloe vera leaves, 2 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of cider vinegar


Cut the leaves and take out the gel and store in a cup. Now mix the honey and cider vinegar with this gel and blend in a blender. Gel of aloe leaves should get mixed up into the mixture.

The shampoo will have froth and soft green in color. The shampoo with aloe stimulates growth and the honey adds moisture to the hair strands. Honey will also make the hair look voluminous.

pH balanced aloe gel shampoo for your hair

You need pH balanced shampoo for your hair to tackle the fungi or bacteria growth in the scalp. If the pH is balanced then the sebum of your hair will be working to fight the bacteria and dandruff of the scalp.


Coconut milk – 1 can or about 2 cups, 2 cups of aloe vera gel taken out from leaf directly and some essential oils that smells good to you and is good for your hair type too.


You need to take a wire whisk to mix the ingredients completely in a bowl. When they are mixed you must pour them into trays for ice cubes. Freeze the shampoo and taken the cubes out to store in a container.

When you will use it, you must change the state to common shampoo and massage your scalp with it. Store the mixture in ice trays and take a cube when you need to shampoo or you can store the container in the fridge and take out the quantity you need before shampooing your hair.