There are those times when we need some help to detangle our natural tresses. Not necessarily before washing or co-washing.
For those times you want to detangle your natural hair to re-style it, this DIY detangling spray is the truth! I absolutely love it, and it smells amazing!
Here is a quick tutorial on how I make this easy homemade detangling spray, using marshmallow root and slippery elm powder!
•water - 3 cups (filtered or distilled)
•marshmallow root - 3 tbsp.
•slippery elm powder - 1 tbsp.
•aloe vera gel - 1 tbsp.
•extra virgin olive oil (or your choice) - 1 tsp.
•vitamin E oil - 20 drops
•essential oil / lavender - 15 drops - I use lemongrass or ylang ylang
1.Boil water, marshmallow root and slippery elm powder on low to medium heat for fifteen minutes
2.Cool and strain
3.Fill bottle with 1/3 cup of water
4.Add strained mix to water
5.Add remaining ingredients and shake
I absolutely love this detangle spritz, as the marshmallow root and slippery elm provide tons of slip.
Now, you may want to use a larger bottle for this spritz, and you can refrigerate or freeze any leftovers for later.
If you decide to try it, let me know how it worked out for you!