Liven Up Your Locks with a DIY Hair Serum for Dry Hair

Let’s face it. Dry hair isn’t pretty. It looks dull and lacks luster. It makes you look older, plus it makes it easier for your hair to break off at the ends, adding to your hair woes. That’s why you should be using a hair serum to protect and restore your hair.

What is Hair Serum?

Hair serum coats your hair’s surface. It’s a smart solution to add to your hair styling regiment because it keeps your hair free of tangles while leaving it softer and shinier. It adds protection from the elements like the damaging sun rays as well as pollutants in the air.

Why make DIY Hair Serum for Dry Hair?

As you may have guessed, hair serums can get pricey. It can be difficult to track down a hair serum that isn’t filled with chemical ingredients and that doesn’t cost too much. The easy solution is to make your own DIY hair serum for dry hair. It’s cost effective plus you can feel confident using safe and natural ingredients on your hair.

Silicone-based products are the ones you’ll see most often in the stores and while silicone is really effective in smoothing hair, it can actually do more harm than good by weakening your hair.

Why Do I Need Hair Serum Anyway?

If your hair is dry and damaged from city pollution or from being out in the sun too much, or you color or heat style your hair too much, it needs some extra love. A hair serum is great for infusing it with more moisture and shin while protecting it from breakage. If you want to restore your hair to a youthful and gorgeous swishy come-hither-type of hair, you should make DIY hair serum for dry hair and you’ll be amazed at the instant difference.

How to Make DIY Hair Serum for Dry Hair

Stop the dryness! Stop the damage! And start using your very own DIY hair serum for dry hair today. We’re going to tell you just how to make it yourself so you can keep your hair looking shiny and bouncy using natural ingredients.

This DIY solution uses naturally vitamin-rich ingredients to infuse your hair and leave it looking its best every time. You’ll also want to make sure you get a dark glass bottle to protect the ingredients from sunlight. A 2 ounce size is perfect for this. Also, get a small funnel to make pouring the ingredients into your bottles easier.

Here’s what you’ll need:

1 tablespoon of avocado oil

1 tablespoon of castor oil

Flaxseed oil, roughly 1.5 ounces

15 drops of peppermint essential oil

Here’s what you do to make it:

1. Using your funnel, pour in the avocado oil and the castor oil.

2. Next, add in the flaxseed oil.

3. Finally, add in the peppermint essential oil.

4. Shake it up and get ready to use it!

Tips for Using Your DIY Hair Serum for Dry Hair

It’s so easy to make and so much better for your hair. Thanks to the avocado oil, your hair will soon bounce back to life. It has the same smoothing effect as silicone but without causing damage to your hair. Castor oil’s high content of fatty acids helps even more, and soothing peppermint oil helps keep dry hair calm. Plus, the flaxseed oil can help your hair grow.

Where to store it

The best place for your new hair serum is in the refrigerator. Before you use it, shake it up every time.

How to use it

Hair serums work best on freshly washed, towel-dried hair right before blowing your hair dry. Add a squirt into the palm of your hand and rub your hands together to disperse and warm the product. Work it through your hair to the ends and then blow dry as usual.

You can also add a very small amount to hair that’s already dry to add more shine and moisture though remember a little bit goes a long way. Using too much on your hair while it’s dry will make it look greasy. The more often you use it, you should see an improvement in your hair. It’s definitely a must-make for your DIY beauty arsenal!