How to Make Detangling Hair Spritz With Rosemary & Hibiscus Tea

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I’m going to show you a fantastic DIY straight out of the kitchen - how to make a hair spritz that detangles and softens natural hair. This natural hair spritz recipe nourishes hair and is perfect to use as part of a pre-poo routine. I use it on my daughter the day before wash day.

Let's get started with this natural hair spritz recipe.

Tools and materials:

  • Dried rosemary
  • Hibiscus/rosehip tea
  • Rosemary essential oil
  • Bowl
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Spray bottle
  • Pot
  • Wide-tooth comb
  • Hair ties
  • Prepoo moisturizer
  • Measuring cup or jug
  • Tea towel
Hair spritz recipe

1. Add all the ingredients

Let’s start making the hair spritz recipe. Add 350 ml (11.83 oz) of water to a clean pot. Let the water come to a boil before adding the herbs. 

Natural hair spritz recipes

Once the water is boiling, add;

  • 2 tablespoons of dried rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons of hibiscus/rosehip tea (I bought my from my local supermarket) 

Boil the contents for around 15 minutes on high heat. 

Straining the DIY hair spritz

2. Strain the mixture

Now, go ahead and strain the contents. Make sure it’s cooled down a little before. Use a tea towel or something similar to hold the weight of the mixture. It would be best to get someone to help you to make this process easier. 

Squeezing out the rest of the spritz

Squeeze out the rest of the contents. 

DIY hair spritz

After boiling, you’ll probably have around 300ml (10.14 oz) to work with. 

DIY spritz for natural hair

Here’s a little peek at that gorgeous color! Let the DIY hair spritz cool down completely before pouring it into your spray bottle. 

Pouring the DIY hair spritz into a spray bottle

3. Add essential oils and pour

Now, go ahead and add around 3 drops of rosemary essential oil. Stir the mixture, so everything combines. Next, pour your DIY hair spritz into a spray bottle. 

How to use the DIY hair spritz

4. How to use the DIY hair spritz

My beautiful daughter is my model for this step! Start by separating the hair using a wide-toothed comb. It’s way better to work in sections so that the product can work properly. 

Spraying the hair spritz onto a section of hair

Now, generously spray the DIY hair spritz on one section, as shown. 

Detangling the ends with fingers

Once the product is sprayed on the section of hair, start detangling the ends with your fingers. 

Detangling natural hair with a comb

Then, finish the detangling process with a comb once you’ve gotten rid of any stubborn knots.

Using the DIY spritz for natural hair

Can you see the difference between the two sections? The detangled hair with the DIY hair spritz is super hydrated. This wonderful concoction makes the hair soft and easy to work with when detangling hair. Oh, and did I mention how lovely it smells? 

DIY tea-infused coconut oil moisturizer

Once you’re done detangling your hair with the hair spritz, it’s time for the pre-poo. Here, I’m using another DIY product: my tea-infused coconut oil moisturizer.

Applying pre-poo and twisting hair

Add the pre-poo mixture section by section, making sure the oil spreads through thoroughly. You can be very generous with this. Then, twist small sections together. 

Tying the twisted hair up

When done, tie your twisted hair so that the pre-poo can sink in. Today, my daughter is going outside to play in the sun, which will also be great for helping the products absorb. Then, tomorrow is wash day.

How to make hair spritz

How to make hair spritz

I hope you enjoyed this guide on how to make hair spritz. This is the easiest method I have used when it comes to detangling hair. It’s super easy to make and also inexpensive.

Thanks for joining me, and let me know what you think of my DIY hair spritz for natural hair in the comment section below. 

Suggested materials:
  • Dried rosemary
  • Hibiscus/rosehip tea
  • Rosemary essential oil
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  • Laura Stefanelli Laura Stefanelli on May 10, 2022

    I love homemade hair care products. My granddaughters are biracial and their hair gets extremely tangled and dry at times. I also get horrible tangles in my hair and very dry from dying it. This looks like a fun project to make and try out with them. I know they will love making it and experimenting with it. Thank you for this helpful idea.