HOMEMADE HAIR BUTTER FOR SOFT SHINY HAIRHair butters are meant to improve hair texture and seal in the moisture by forming a protective layer on it. They are not greasy and soften hair if used in right quantities! Shea butter is popularly and extensively used in various hair and skin care recipes considering its benefits. Here are the top benefits of this DIY Shea Hair Butter:

  • Shea butter has been used for centuries to sooth dry itchy scalp or dandruff on African Hair. It’s also a great source to provide moisture for dry or damaged hair.
  • Because of its emolliating qualities, Shea butter is excellent for locking in moisture without leaving your hair greasy and heavy.
  • Olive oil is known for its moisturizing benefits on hair. It not only moisturizes hair, but also repairs it.

Things you need:

  • ½ cup Shea butter
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • A hand mixer


  • Melt the Shea butter directly in a pot over the stove, but do not bring it to a boil.
  • Once melted, pour the Shea butter into a bowl, set aside, and allow it to solidify a little.
  • Then mix in the olive oil and whip till it takes a stable creamy consistency.


  • Use it on towel dried or damp hair to lock in the moisture for best results.
  • Use only a peanut size quantity for shoulder length hair.
  • You can even mix the shea butter and olive oil together before melting and whip after cooling.

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