Black Hair Care Tips: DIY Healthy Hair Butter

An excellent black hair care tip involves creating your own hair butter. This simple recipe provides you with the ideal homemade hair product that serves as an effective, non-water-based moisturizer. Additionally, it can be applied to your face and body.

Black Hair Care Tips DIY Healthy Hair Butter
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You can find the ingredients at your local health food or sometimes the ethnic food markets. If you like to shop online, you can also find them very easily at stores such as This is actually where I get my shea butter and my essential oils.

ShampooCleans the hair and revitalizes the scalp.
ConditionerSoftens the hair and makes it easier to comb.
Hair MaskDeeply moisturizes and nourishes the hair.
Hair OilAdds shine and moisture to the hair.
Hair SprayProtects and styles the hair.
Some recommended hair care products for black hair

Black Hair Care Tips: Ingredients for Healthy Hair Butter

2c of Raw Shea Butter – Shea butter is known for its healing qualities.
Add up to 4T of one or many natural oils depending on the type of treatment you need:

Olive Oil – Helps prevent dryness
Jojoba Oil – Great for sealing in moisture. Known for having healing qualities.
Coconut Oil – High moisture retaining capacity so it is great for softening, moisturizing and preventing breakage.
Carrot Seed Oil – Carrot seed oil strengthens weak, damaged hair. It also promotes the growth of new hair
Grape Seed Oil – A fragrance-free oil that can enhance the shine and moisture of your hair. Grapeseed oil is renowned for its rich linoleic acid content, a vital fatty acid that fosters cellular health. Consequently, it aids in promoting hair growth, reinforcing strength, and preventing breakage.
Almond Oil – Has natural sunscreen properties that can protect the hair and scalp from the damage caused by the harmful UVA and UVB rays of the sun. Also has great nutrients for hair and scalp.
Ylang Ylang or Eucalyptus – Helps prevent dandruff


Place all ingredients in a microwave safe bowl and melt in the microwave. Approx 2 minutes at 80% power is good.

Blend with electric mixer until creamy.


Additional suggestions:

  • Protect your hair from excessive heat.
  • Use a wide-toothed comb to regularly comb your hair.
  • Gently dry your hair after washing, do not rub.
  • Use natural oils to moisturize your hair.
  • Regularly trim your hair.

Bonus Tip – Dry scalp or Dandruff

Burdock root oil, also called Bur oil, was traditionally popular in Europe as a scalp treatment applied to improve hair strength, shine and body, combat hair loss. It also was used as an herbal remedy to get rid of dandruff and scalp itching, promote healing of skin and scalp conditions. Delicately massage the Burdock root oil extract onto your scalp. To achieve optimal results, apply it consistently, particularly after washing your hair.

  • What oils are best for black hair?

    Oils like coconut oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, argan oil and avocado oil are generally very beneficial for black hair. These oils moisturize, nourish and add shine to the hair.

Remember, when natural hair care tips it is important to keep your hair moisturized, seal in moisture with the proper natural oils and use protective hairstyles with these products to avoid breakage.

Remember, when caring for your natural hair it is important to keep your hair moisturized, seal in moisture with the proper natural oils and use protective hairstyles with these products to avoid breakage.

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