Do you want to learn how to make hair gel at home? If yes, explore this article to learn how.

How To Make Hair Gel

Curls, fringes, partings, layers, pull backs, waves, chops and bobs are but a few hairstyles that are in vogue today. Hair styling has become the essence of any fashion statement, and with different styling products flooding the market often, there is no looking back for people who love to try new hair styles. Are you someone who loves to try out new hairstyles? Do you want to be the first to adopt and flaunt a new style statement? Well, getting your hair styled every other day sounds too impractical an idea to move forward with, doesn’t it? However, there is no need for you to fret. A hair gel is the solution and the answer to your predicament. Hair gels are great hair styling products, using which you can try out several hairstyles without having to visit the salon for an expensive haircut. Although there are many gels available in the market, you can make one at home and cut down on your styling budget. Mentioned below are some homemade hair gel recipes for you to try out. Read on to learn more.

Homemade Hair Gel Recipes

Hair Gel Recipe 1

Materials Required
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 ½ tsp Gelatin
  • Few drops of Essential Oils
  • Take the water in a pan and heat it up a bit to make it lukewarm.
  • Dissolve the gelatin in the warm water. Check the consistency of the gel and add more gelatine if required.
  • Add some drops of any essential oil and mix it well.
  • Store the gel in a jar with a lid.

Hair Gel Recipe 2

Materials Required
  • 10 drops of Essential Oil for aroma
  • ½ cup Agar Agar
  • ¼ cup Aloe Vera gel
  • Agar-agar is derived from sea weeds and is used in making many jelly dishes. This extract is known for its elasticity and can be used o make hair gel as well.
  • Put the agar-agar granules in a pan of water and heat the mixture until the granules dissolve completely.
  • Remove the pan and add the essential oil and aloe vera gel into the mixture.
  • Now transfer the concoction into a container and refrigerate it for 6 hours. 

Hair Gel Recipe 3

Materials Required
  • Glycerine Soap
  • Water


  • Grate the glycerine soap bar in a bowl. Make sure to grate the soap very finely.
  • Add some water to the grated soap and blend it together properly until you attain a thick consistency.
  • Your homemade hair gel is now ready to use.

Hair Gel Recipe 4

Materials Required
  • 3 cups Water
  • ¾ cup whole Flax Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Almond Oil
  • 4 drops of Lavender Essential Oil
  • Pour the water in a small pot and bring it to a boil over high heat.
  • Stir in the whole flax seeds and then reduce the heat to medium-high. Let the seeds simmer in water for 6-7 minutes while stirring continuously.
  • Pour the liquid in a separate container by straining the seeds.
  • Add 4 drops of lavender essential oil to the gel and mix well. Store the gel in a container and refrigerate it for 15 minutes.
Some Tips
  • Store the gel in the refrigerator to prolong the life of the gels.
  • Do not use the gel on a daily basis, as it can make your hair look unhealthy.
  • If you overuse the hair gel it might lead to hair loss. Therefore, apply only little hair gel at a time.
  • Make use of a wide-tooth comb for your hair since it will help in the proper distribution of the gel throughout your hair strands.

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