How to Make a Quick & Easy DIY Deep Conditioner for 4C Hair Growth

12 Materials
30 Minutes

We all know that 4c hair needs a whole lot of TLC when it comes to moisture. Often, a store-bought product doesn’t give you that full moisture. That’s why I’ll show you how to make a deep conditioner DIY for 4c hair.

This natural deep conditioner is packed with all the good stuff and takes a few minutes to make. Let’s get started!

Tools and materials:

  • Pot
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Stove
  • Container
  • Shea butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Avocado
  • Raw honey
  • Argan oil
  • Coconut milk
  • Blender
Heating water on the stove

1. Boil the water

In a pot, add some water and wait for it to boil. Then, add a bowl on top; this is where you’ll melt the shea butter. 

DIY shea butter deep conditioner natural hair

2. Shea butter

Now, add about ¾ cup of shea butter into the bowl. Use a measuring cup for accuracy.

Just a quick side note: if you want to know what makes a deep conditioner, then the secret is shea butter. It’s super nourishing not only to your hair but also to your skin, and it’s packed with good stuff, like amino acids and collagen. 

Making natural hair DIY deep conditioner

3. Coconut oil

Next, add ¼ cup of natural coconut oil. Coconut oil really adds that much-needed moisture, especially for 4c hair. It is a vital ingredient for this natural hair DIY deep conditioner.

Hair growth deep conditioner recipe

4. Avocado

Grab your cutting board and cut a ripe avocado. I only use half of it as I feel it’s enough for the ratio of this recipe. 

Mashing avocado for the deep conditioner

Then, mash it all up! 

Mixing the shea butter and coconut oil

Ensure to mix up the shea butter and coconut oil as you go along. 

Melting ingredients in a bowl

All in all, it took around 8 minutes for the ingredients to melt. 

Adding raw honey to the mixture

5. Raw honey

Once it’s all melted, add some raw honey and whisk it in.

Honey is a natural antioxidant and actually stimulates hair growth - another fantastic ingredient to have for this hair growth deep conditioner recipe. 

Whisking the ingredients to mix them

6. Mix the ingredients

Add your avocado mixture and switch off your stovetop. Now, whisk in the avo. This process can be a little tedious as it requires some physical work, so if you have a blender, you can definitely use that to cut the hassle. 

Adding argan oil to the recipe

7. Argan oil

Lastly, add a few drops of argan oil. It’s great for nourishment as well as smell. 

Tip: If you don't have argan oil, you can use tea tree oil or almond oil. 

Covering the mixture with sellophane

8. Cover and cool

Now, cover the mixture and place it in your fridge for around 20 minutes. 

Blending the mixture with coconut milk

9. Blend

So, as I mentioned, for those who have a blender, this would also be a great time to use it. As you can see, the mixture is now somewhat chunky, and it needs to be smoother.

So, go ahead and pour the content into your blender, pour half a cup of coconut milk, and…blend! 

Pouring the deep conditioner into a mason jar

10. Store

Now, decant your deep conditioner into a mason jar and refrigerate. 

DIY deep conditioner for 4c hair

DIY deep conditioner for 4c hair tutorial

The consistency should be a paste-like mushy texture. Now you're ready to apply this DIY deep conditioner to your 4c hair.

Your hair deserves some TLC, and I think this homemade hair growth deep conditioner recipe is the perfect, inexpensive, and organic way to treat your hair. 

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