DIY Banana Conditioner Recipe for Smoother and Healthier Hair

Think about bananas, coconut milk, and honey, and the first thing which will probably come to your mind is a tropical smoothie! But did you know that this combination can actually be used to make an effective deep hair conditioner? This easy-to-follow nourishing conditioner recipe will leave your hair softer, smoother, and shinier!

Bananas are rich in potassium that strengthens the hair and minimizes breakage by restoring your hair’s natural elasticity. It also facilitates repair of damaged hair. Banana also helps moisturize your locks as it contains natural oils and about 75% water.() Strong, moisturized hair is less prone to frizzing and tangling.

In addition, the fruit is packed with several beneficial nutrients including vitamins A, B6, C, and E as well as zinc and iron. With bananas as a base, this homemade deep hair conditioner also includes:

How to Make DIY Banana Hair Conditioner

Things you will need:


1. Cut the banana into pieces and place them in a bowl.

2. Add two tablespoons of coconut milk.

3. Add one tablespoon of coconut oil. You may add another tablespoon of oil if you have dry, frizzy hair.

4. Mix in two tablespoons of honey.

5. Transfer the contents into a blender and blend for 45 to 60 seconds till you get a smooth mixture without any chunks.

6. Your DIY banana hair conditioner is now ready to use.

How to Use your DIY Banana Conditioner for Deep Conditioning

You may use this deep conditioner once a week.

Additional Tips


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  2. Dias MFRG. Hair Cosmetics: An Overview – PubMed Central (PMC). International Journal of Trichology. Published 2015.
  3. Al-Waili NS. Therapeutic and prophylactic effects of crude honey on chronic seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff. European Journal of Medical Research. Published July 30, 2001.