Update: Be sure to check out the comments at the bottom of this post – many readers shared great ideas on what they do for their natural hair routine!
I’m not sure why I didn’t try making my own hair mousse sooner… I avoid store-bought chemical-laden personal care products at all costs, and my hair has been chemical-free for years – which has done wonders for it, but I’ve never found the perfect homemade alternative to mousse. The straight-up coconut oil was pretty good for a while, but it didn’t quite do the trick. Also, Tony was getting tired of me smelling like coconut all the time. Apparently, that coconut oil smell isn’t so sexy. Oh, well. Lesson learned. Now, this homemade mousse, folks. This mousse is seriously amazing – it’s light as air, people! Light. As. Air. I am completely amazed. I thought that crazy-awesome-fluffy-ness happened because of those mysterious mousse nozzles – but I got that with just 15 minutes in the mixer. Boom. My life (and yours, perhaps?) is now forever changed. My homemade hair mousse is full of the hair-nourishing goodness of shea butter, coconut and olive oil, and some fabulous essential oils that promote shine, strengthen hair, kill dandruff causing bacteria, and smell all sorts of wonderful. And guess what else? It works perfectly when I diffuse my hair – which is basically everyday. And since I know you’re wondering how this diy hair mousse looks in action, here is a view of my glorious mess of curls: and
DISCLAIMER: The content on the blog The Sweet Plantain is for educational and informational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice. I am not a medical professional and the information contained on this blog should not be used to diagnose, treat or prevent any disease or health illness. Please consult with a qualified health care professional before acting on any information presented here.
PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog.
AMAZON DISCLOSURE: The owner of this website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon properties including, but not limited to, amazon.com, endless.com, myhabit.com, smallparts.com, or amazonwireless.com.
Hi, I’m Jennifer - I hope you enjoy your visit to The Sweet Plantain, where I share my original recipes, household tips, and all my thoughts on health, family, parenting, and so much more! More about me.