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DIY: 3 Easy Ways to Make Your Own Natural Curl Custard

Let’s face it. We’ve all experienced dry and damaged hair. Some of us are tired of store-bought products that only mask the problem, temporarily. What if I told you it’s easy to make your own hair products? it’s rewarding and saves you a lot of cash. Here are 3 natural DIY recipes for your curly hair!

1. DIY Flaxseed & Shea Butter Curling Custard

This all-natural shine enhancing curl custard (gel/oil) provides a firm hold for curl definition, while helping restore moisture to the hair. Flaxseeds are rich in Vitamin E and Omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 may help in hair loss prevention, hair thinning, and dry scalp and dandruff. Flaxseeds help prevent breakage by enhancing elasticity. Shea butter is filled with Vitamin E and A, and essential fatty acids that will help add moisture to the hair.


Ground Flaxseeds ¼ Cup

African Shea Butter ¼ Cup

Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Tbsp

Coconut Oil 1 Tbsp

Pure Honey 1 Tbsp

Essential Oil 3 Drops

How To:

1. Heat Ground flaxseeds (on double boiler)

2. Add Shea Butter, Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, and Pure Honey

3. Stir until melted (on medium heat)

4. Once oil separates, use a fine mesh strainer to extract the oil

5. Add essential oil

6. Refrigerate for 45 minutes, until solid

7. Remove from the refrigerator, and whip with a hand mixer for 5 – 10 minutes.

8. Store it in an airtight container.

2. DIY Aloe Vera & Gelatin Hair Gel

Aloe Vera promotes hair growth, soothes your scalp, and it will condition your hair and lock in nutrients & hydration. Gelatin is a protein derived from collagen. Research shows that gelatin can improve hair thickness and growth. It Omega-3 fatty acids, phospholipids, vitamin E, and magnesium. Promotes growth by slowing down hair breakage and split ends!


Aloe Vera Plant (1)

Gelatin Powder 1 Tbsp

Sweet Almond Oil 1 Tsp

Essential Oil

How To:

1. Extract gel from the Aloe Vera plant with a spoon, set aside

2. Pour ¼ cold water in a bowl

3. Add 1 Tbsp of gelatin powder, let sit for 1 minute

4. Add 1 cup of room temperature water, and boil on medium, remove from heat

5. Add ¼ cup of Aloe Vera gel

6. Add Sweet Almond Oil, and essential oil, stir

7. Pour mix in an air-tight container, and let it cool for 1 hour

3. DIY Flaxseed Gel/Souffle

Define your curls with a smooth, soft finish. This all-natural flaxseed gel (with Jojoba Oil) will keep your hair frizz-free and shiny.


Flaxseeds ½ cup

Jojoba Oil 1 Tsp

Vitamin E Oil

Essential Oil

How To:

1. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil

2. Add ½ Cup of flaxseeds, and boil on medium heat

3. Wait until it becomes frothy & white on top

4. Use a fine mesh strainer to separate the gel

5. Add 1 Tsp Pure Jojoba Oil

6. Add 1 Tsp Vitamin E (like Jason’s)

7. Add essential oil

8. Store in an airtight container

If you like these recipes, there’s more, along with tips & beauty hacks. Follow me on Instagram & Subscribe to my YouTube, Bebe Leelee.

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