Homemade Detangling Spray

My two little girls both have tender scalps, and one has long hair that tangles easily. The other one has curly red hair with a mind of it's own! I have had to buy commercial detangling spray to keep them from hollering while having their hair brushed in the mornings.

I have become concerned about chemicals, etc. in products, and because I have been making my own baby wipes lately (which are fantastic and cheap--I highly recommend this!) I happened to have the stuff on hand to try my own detangling spray.


I (mostly) filled an empty spray bottle with 1/2 water (distilled) and 1/2 aloe vera juice. I added 2 Tbsp. glycerin, 1Tbsp. Vitamin E oil, 1 Tbsp. grapeseed oil and a few drops of jasmine oil.

It will separate, so you need to shake it before use--but it really works great! I used it on both girls and my own long hair this morning, and I think it works better than the stuff I was buying. And I'm not spraying chemicals on my kids--big bonus!

By Gina J. from Colorado

June 29, 20070 found this helpful

great recipe for a natural product!

Can I share it?

Nurturing Your World

Sheila Perez

na7ural_home @ yahoo.com

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June 29, 20070 found this helpful

I am concerned about all that oil .... doesn't that make the hair greasy? my daughter has a lot of fine curly hair, but i think if i added all that oil it would get greasy...??? does that happen to your girls?

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June 29, 20070 found this helpful

wow thats a great idea thanks so much i never heard of that now i might try that because i have very long hair and every morning i just want to rip it out because i cant brush it thanks so much once again

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June 29, 20070 found this helpful

can you email me the homeade babywipes recipe?

twilight_girl1980 @yahoo.com

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July 1, 20070 found this helpful

where do you buy the jasmine oil and the grapeseed oil. Could you email me the homemade babywipes recipe

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July 2, 20070 found this helpful

This is great! Thanks for sharing, Dee

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July 9, 20070 found this helpful

This sounds wonderful. My scalp dries out & is so itchy. I don't have dandruff. My hair dresser said to use conditioner every time I shampoo & I do, but it's still itchy. Thanks for sharing!

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July 19, 20070 found this helpful

WOW. sounds great I have to use detangling spray everyday wich gets my hair all greasy and never really helps so I will have to try this. Thanks

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