How to make Homemade Hair Pomade
Published on May 11th 2015 by Madhulima Acharya under DIY
Applying pomades right after a bath can prevent your hair from becoming dry and frizzy. Besides a neat finish, the hair treatment product adds that extra shine to your beautiful tresses. Making homemade pomades with nourishing ingredients provides you the flexibility to experiment with different kinds of hairstyles.
Easy DIY homemade pomade recipe
- Beeswax- 2 tablespoons
- Coconut- 8 tablespoons
- Vegetable glycerin- 2 tablespoons
- Essential oil- 8 drops
- Double boiler
- Plastic or wooden spoon
- Sterilized storage tin
- Add the beeswax to the boiler and heat until it starts melting
- Pour the coconut oil, vegetable glycerin and essential oils to the beeswax and stir thoroughly
- Fill the storage tin with the pomade mixture and allow it to cool for some hours
- Close the tin once the mixture solidifies
- Replacing coconut oil with olive or canola oil works well for dry hair.
- You can use lip balm jars, candle tins, or any cosmetic container for the storage tin.
Simple homemade hair pomade
Things to use
- Shea butter- 2 tablespoons
- Beeswax- 3 tablespoons
- Arrowroot powder- 1 tablespoon
- Jojoba oil- 2 tablespoons
- Double boiler
- Hand blender
- Storage container
- Melt the Shea butter and beeswax in the boiler for 20 minutes and remove it from heat
- Use a small bowl to dissolve the arrowroot powder with jojoba oil and pour the mixture into the boiler
- Mix all the ingredients using the blender until it becomes thick like pudding
- Pour the hair pomade into the container and keep it in a cool dark place
- Using a pea-sized amount of the pomade is more than enough to get a long-lasting effect on your hair.
- If you want to make the pomade less greasy, then replace Shea butter with 1 cup mango butter. Adding 1 teaspoon of horsetail powder in place of arrowroot powder ensures healthy hair growth.
- Petroleum jelly can be used instead of beeswax, but it might make your hair heavy and greasy.
Homemade water-soluble pomade with honey
- Whole flaxseeds- 1/4 cup
- Water- 2 cups
- Pure honey- 1 to 2 tablespoons
- Vitamin E oil- 1/2 tablespoons
- Essential oil- 2 or 3 drops
- Cooking pot
- Storage container
- Pour the water and flaxseeds into the pot and boil until a gel-like mixture is formed
- Use the strainer to filter out the flaxseeds from the gel
- Add honey and the oils into the mixture and stir uniformly
- Pour the gel into the container and store in the refrigerator after each use
Keeping the cost of hair styling products in mind, homemade pomades are more feasible. Since they are devoid of any harmful chemicals, you will not hesitate to use them after a hair wash.
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Hi I’m trying to make a hair pomade like suavesito,it’s water soulable but I know it has harsh chemicals..do you know what I could use to get the hold and shine like suave soot but make it healthy
you will use a coconut butter…do not ware a many of butter…ok..isap pusis arr
Hi, did you find a recipe that compares to suavecito? The chemicals ar horrible, but looking for the texture and hold. Thanks
Can I replace the arrowroot powder with Bentonite?