I frequently get emails from people who want to know what else they can do alongside mira hair oil to make it work effectively as possible. I always tell them that they need to reduce the amount of chemicals they put on their hair and eat healthy foods. No one’s perfect, but simply using an all-natural hair gel, installing a shower water filter, or supplementing with fish oil can really boost the results you see.
Think of it like this: If your car runs over a nail, gets a flat tire, and you patch up the hole (Mira hair oil) — would you then take it out for a drive on a street full of nails (chemical-laden hair care products and bad nutrition)? Of course not! You’d take extra care of your tire because you know it’s important, much like your hair.
That being said, I want to share with you today a recipe for an all-natural hair care gel that you can make at home using only a few ingredients. The star of the show is flax seed (sometimes called linseed), a nutritious seed that is often used in healthy recipes. The thing that’s unique about flax seed is its ability to become gelatinous when it sits in water, which makes it perfect for hair gel. You can pick it up at a health food store, in the health food section of your local grocery store, or online for $2 to $4 a pound.
The recipe is simple — you’ll take flax seeds, bring them to a boil, and then strain the resulting gel-like substance into a jar using a pair of panty hose (the easiest method) or cheesecloth. You can then add some of your favorite essential oils to the gel, like peppermint, grapefruit, orange, or rosemary to give it a great scent.
All-Natural Hair Gel Recipe
- 1 tablespoon of flax seeds
- 1 cup of water
- cheap panty hose or cheesecloth (to strain the gel)
- glass jar/bottle (for storage)
- essential oils (optional; can be used to add a great scent)
- Bring the water and flax seed to a boil over medium-high heat.
- After the mixture comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for five to ten minutes, stirring constantly, until the mixture turns into a gel-like consistency.
- Line your jar/bottle with the panty hose (or cheesecloth). After you allow the gel to cool for a few minutes, strain the gel into your container. Use tongs to squeeze the last of the gel out.
- Add in essential oils per your preference.
That’s it! Enjoy your new hair gel. Store it in the refrigerator for maximum shelf life.