Homemade Shampoo Recipe


Homemade Shampoo Recipe

You might be buying the best brand or the most expensive brand in the market but you are at the end of the day buying chemicals for your hair. When they deserve much better. So why not try and make your own shampoos at home with simple ingredients. You save money and you save your hair.

essentials oils for hair

Amla Reetha an Shikakai Shampoo

You want grow your hair, suffering from hair fall? Scalp is too oily? Your is showing signs of greying. For all these problems this shampoo is one of the best solutions.

For this you will need:

  • Dried Amla +Reetha and Shikakai (100gms each).
  • Water(1 ltre)
  • Strainer
  • Bottle to store the liquid


Shikakai benefits & uses

First take the ingredients and keep them soaked in water overnight. Then boil them in the same water till the water  reduces down to half the measure( 500ml). Now turn off the heat and let t cool down. When it gets to a temperature that you can handle, mashes the boiled ingredients thoroughly. Now put it back on heat. And again bring it down to half the measure(250ml). allow it to cool and once again mash the pulp with your hands.  Let this mix cool down completely and then you can store it in a bottle and use it.

Just take some mix in your palm and use it like regular shampoo. Although this will not lather but your hair will become squeaky clean.

Baking Soda Shampoo

baking soda for smooth silky skin+natural skin care products

This clears the scalp of dandruff and extra oil. And leaves you with a light, soft to touch hair.

You will need:

  • 2-3tbsp of baking soda
  • 2cups of water.


Mix the soda into water and form a paste. Take this paste and massage it well into the scalp. And wash off.

Shampoo for dry hair

aloe vera skin care

For this you will need:

  • ¼ cup of distilled water
  • ¼ cup liquid Castille soap
  • ¼ cup Aloe vera jelly
  • 1tsp glycerine
  • ¼ tsp jojoba oil.
  • A bottle to store.


Pour  all the ingredients  into a bowl and mix thoroughly.  Pour the mix into a bottle and store. Shake well before you use it every time.

Just take some mix into your palm, massage it onto your scalp and allow it to stay there for sometime.  And then wash it off.

Peppermint and Tea tree oil shampoo

tea tree essential oil benefits

For this you will need:

  • ¼ cup distilled water
  • ¼ cup liquid castile soap
  • 1tsp jojoba or almond oil
  • 3-4 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 2-3tsp of Tea Tree oil.


Pour the mix into a bowl first and mix well.  Then pour all the ingredients into a flip capped bottle.

This mixture is going to be runnier than the usual shampoos so be careful while trying to pour it. Just pour out some in your palm and massage it into your hair. Leave it on for a minute and then wash off.

This gives your hair a very refreshed feel.

Shampoo for shiny hair

essential oil

With lemon essential oil and rosemary petals this shampoo is awesome for getting that super shiny locks.

For this you will need:

  • ¼ cup distilled water
  • ¼ cup liquid castile soap
  • 2tsp jojoba or almond oil
  • 3tbsp of dried rosemary
  • 3-4 drops of lemon essential oil.


Take a bowl and boil the distilled water. Add the dried rosemary to this water and steep it for 3-4 hours. Now strain and add all the other ingredients to this rosemary liquid. Mix well and store it in a bottle.

These were the few shampoo recipes that you can try at home and save your hair from all the harsh chemicals.

Which shampoo are you planning to try?

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