Just a short post with my current favourite recipe for my moisturising spritz. I use this spritz to moisturise my hair when it is in a protective style: weaves, wigs, braids. At the beginning of my hair journey, I used to buy braid sprays and such like, but my experimental side came to the fore and I chose to make my own and I haven’t looked back ever since. I’ve tried a few formulas and I have found one that works i.e. my hair feels so moisturised after I take down the style.
I use water, a moisturising leave-in (in this case the Beautiful Textures Tangle Taming Leave-In Conditioner), glycerine and some peppermint oil. I don’t specifically measure out how much I put in – but I have done a pictorial so that you can see the amounts. I specifically use the Beautiful Textures Leave-In Conditioner because it has a larger quantity of natural products, I’m not keen on using a lot of synthetic ingredients when my hair is in a PS because I feel that this causes build up.
- I add the water to a plastic bottle which has a spray nozzle lid, and some glycerine – you can see that at the bottom
- I add some squeezes of the conditioner (it looks like a science experiment 🙂 )
- I add 10 drops of the peppermint oil – it’s the little bit floating at the top
There you have it, I shake it up and start using it. This quantity lasts me for the duration of the protective style (5 weeks) and I use it twice a day.
Side note: I used to add a carrier oil previously and I found that it got gunky and turned black *eeeuuwww* – so I swiftly stopped using it.