They are harmful in the sense that they can cause reactions to people who have sensitive eyes. Also, some chemicals in shampoos can prove to be harmful for the environment too. There are plenty of homemade recipes for cleaning air by utilizing relatively simple and naturally derived ingredients. Thus, these simple homemade tips can help you achieve the desired effect.
Aloe vera is a very moist plant that is specially prized for this characteristic as its skin-soothing properties are successful all around. The aloe vera can be the best ingredient used as a base ingredient to be used in the homemade recipe of a shampoo.
We will make you learn how to make aloe vera shampoo at home and also to exercise some control over the hair-cleaning products. Various steps involved are following:
- Assemble the ingredients
The making of homemade aloe vera requires four ingredients only. Liquid castil sopa, glycerin, vegetable oil and aloe vera gel. You can get hold of these ingredients in a medicine store or from any healthy food store. You have an option of purchasing aloe vera gel in the form of bottles or reaping it from the leaves of aloe vera plant at home. This can then be taken out with the help of a spoon.
- Harvesting aloe vera plant
Slice down the leaf once your plant is fully grown. Place it on a flat surface and cut it longitudinally. The thick translucent gel can then be scooped out of the leaf as mentioned before. In this gel, you can add essential oils, fragrance as per your preference, herb oils like rosemary to prevent damage of hair from the homemade shampoo. This will also help in preventing the dryness of hair.
- Mixing the ingredients together
Making of homemade shampoo requires taking 1/4 cup of castil soap, aloe vera gel, 1 teaspoon of glycerin and 1/4 teaspoon of vegetable oil. You can mix these ingredients in a bowl gently with a whisker. In this mixture you can add additional oils and make the homemade shampoo about to be ready for use.
Now, transfer this mixture in a bottle with the help of a funnel so that the excess shampoo doesn’t get wasted. Your homemade aloe vera shampoo is ready to use. You can store this mixture in the shower for the time being and increase the ratio of ingredients according to your usage and preference. Remember to shake thoroughly before using so that the ingredients of shampoo don’t settle on the base.