Avocado oil gives you the best of the fruit without having to deal with the oxidation that happens to the pulp if the avocado is left out in the open. Here in California, avocados are in season and readily available. But I asked myself, do I want avocados in my hair or in my belly? I chose to make guacamole and buy some avocado oil! Avocado oil is packed with vitamins and humectants, but it can be more expensive than other oils. (Natural Hair Rules.com) That is why I used it when I really needed it, in my Banana Coffee Deep Conditioner recipe. I wasn’t taking any chances on repairing my hair.
I purchased avocado oil through Amazon.com. If you are into comparative shopping, try a Google search of avocado oil and then click the “Shopping” tab. Let me know if you find this ingredient locally or for less $$$!
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I would love to know how you use this ingredient! ❤ Ally
Before pic, nice and dry (Scroll down for after pic!)
After spending all day in the intense sun yesterday at Santa Cruz, my hair was THIRSTY. I love my Oatmeal Water Conditioner (see under Recipe tab) but I needed to give it some deep conditioning power. There are many banana conditioner recipes out there, but I wanted to build on what I knew works for my hair. I thought of using coffee off the top of my head, did some research, and decided to try it with the banana. I LOVE the results!!!
I wanted to include a picture of how ripe my bananas were so you can visualize what I used (Just use 1/2 a banana!). The softness and gooeyness of overripe bananas are perfect for deep-conditioning.
Prepare Oatmeal Water Conditioner Recipe. Cut up the 1/2 of a banana into 1-inch pieces. Add the bananas and coffee to conditioner and use a stick blender to mix. Use immediately.
Apply after shampooing to saturate hair. Cover head with plastic cap and allow to sit for up to 1 hour. This conditioner can be used with a bonnet dryer for deep penetration. Rinse hair and scalp thoroughly until water is clear. Do not use as a leave-in.
After pic…never thought my hair would blow in the wind 🙂