I love buying hair products. As a matter of fact, I will knock you over if there was only one product on the shelf that we both wanted. However, lately I’ve been into this whole do it yourself thing… saving coins you know…which brings me to my rosemary infused coconut oil. I had some rosemary in my garden and it hit me one day to mix my coconut oil with the rosemary. It has been the best idea I’ve had so far!

How To Make It:

First, I grabbed some rosemary leaves from my garden and placed it in a bowl. If you don’t have a garden I strongly recommend just going to Home Depot and buying a small rosemary plant. It is way cheaper to grow the herb than to constantly buy it every time you want to create this oil.  It is inexpensive and you can put your green thumb to good use.

 

Next, I added a half a cup of coconut oil to the rosemary leaves.

I covered the mixture with a lid and allowed it to sit on a  windowsill for seven days. The warmth from the sun naturally melted the coconut oil. After three days the rosemary infused coconut oil was ready to use.

How To Use It:

I’ve used this oil as a pre-poo, mid-week scalp massage oil, , hot oil treatment, and as a morning moisturizing hair hydration agent.  You can also add some raw sugar to it and create an exfoliating body scrub.You can pretty much use it however you like.

Hair Benefits 411

  • Rosemary is good for stimulating hair growth and soothing an itchy scalp.
  • Rosemary gently cleanses the scalp.
  • Coconut oil contains fatty acids which promote hair growth.
  • Coconut oil deep conditions,adds luster, and eliminates dandruff.
  • Both rosemary and coconut oil help increase shine in hair follicles.

Using this stuff has made my hair happy. My curls haven’t felt this much love in a long time.DIY and be sure to let me know what you think by leaving a comment below.

Peace,Love,and Curls

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