Are you looking for all-natural hair gels to give your hair that perfect shine, while it also promotes better hair health and hair growth?


Here are 3 DIY hair gel recipes that can help promote better hair growth:

1. Flaxseed Natural Hair Styling Gel:

Flax seeds are rich in vitamin B which is an essential vitamin for the hair as it can strengthen the hair follicles and promote hair growth. It also contains vitamin E that can help prevent free radical damage on the scalp and can promote better hair growth. It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids that can promote hair growth and reduce hair fall as it contains the essential nutrients and proteins to strengthen the hair follicles and promote better scalp skin health.


¼ cup flax seeds
and 2½ cups water


Into a heating pot, add in the flax seeds and water and let it come to a boil. Then let it continue to boil on high flame for 2 to 3 minutes while continuously stirring. Then, turn off the flame and cover this mixture with a lid and let it sit for an hour until it cools down completely. Then, strain this mixture into a container, using a muslin cloth (make sure to squeeze out the gel properly, as it is hard to extract).

Apply a small amount on washed hair and styling your hair as usual. You can also use it as a hair mask, apply this mixture all over your scalp and hair, let it sit for half an hour to an hour before rinsing off with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

2. Chia Seeds Hair Gel for hair growth :

Chia seeds contain keratin, which can help rejuvenate and repair the hair follicles. They are rich fibre, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, phosphorous and calcium, which are very essential substances for strengthening the hair follicles and in turn reducing hair fall.

Chia seeds are also rich in l-lysine which is essential in the promotion of hair growth and is responsible for the shape and volume of the hair. Lack of l-lysine can cause hair loss. These are present in abundance in chia seeds and can therefore promote regular hair growth.

Chia seeds are mucilaginous in texture and can help keep the hair moist, moisturized and hydrated, which can help improve hair elasticity. They are rich in zinc and this nutrient can help protect the hair from damage and can help promote better hair cell regeneration.


4 tsp chia seeds
and 250 ml water


Into a bowl, add in the water and chia seeds. Let the chia seeds sit for 3 to 4 hours (or even overnight). Then, add the chia water into a mixer grinder and grind into a semi-coarse paste. READ MORE – OVERNIGHT HAIR SPRAY to stop hair fall, thinning hair and regrow thicker hair

Partition your hair and evenly apply this mixture all over the scalp and hair (using downward strokes) and then tie your hair into a loose bun or into a shower cap. Let it sit for 30 minutes, before rinsing off with shampoo and a mild conditioner.

3. Aloe Vera Hair Gel to stop hair fall :

Aloe vera gel can help promote hair growth as it helps cleanse and nourish the scalp and can help reduce hair breakage and stimulate the hair follicles to promote hair growth.

Aloe vera is rich in vitamins and can contribute to cell turnover (a natural process that involves the constant shedding of dead skin cells and the replacement of it with younger skin cells, over a period of time) and promote healthy cell growth in turn promoting hair growth.


2 tbsp onion paste
and 2 tbsp fresh aloe vera gel


To make the onion paste, you can chop up one medium sized onion into four cubes and grind it using a mixer grinder, until it becomes a fine paste. Please see that it becomes like a paste and not a complete liquid.

To make the hair mask, in a small mixing bowl, add in 2 tbsp of the freshly ground onion paste and 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel (cut a fresh leaf in half and remove the gel using a spoon). Mix this well, so that all the fresh aloe vera gel is completely broken down and there are no lumps or pieces left. Then, partition your hair to make the application process easier and apply this mixture evenly onto your scalp and hair (with your fingertips or using a brush) and gently massage in circular motions for five to ten minutes and then let it sit for half an hour before you can wash off with a mild shampoo and conditioner. READ MORE- 5 NATURAL HAIR CONDITIONERS to use for healthy hair growth