Ask an Expert: I’m out of Deep Conditioner! What’s an Efficient Diy Recipe?

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Question: Help! I’m out of deep conditioner! What’s an efficient DIY recipe?


My favorite DIY deep conditioner is found on

You will need:

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2-3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon pure honey
  • plastic conditioning cap

How to Use: Mix banana and EVOO in a blender until very smooth, then add remaining ingredients and mix well until there are no lumps. Pour mixture through a strainer to remove any extra lumps or banana pulp before applying to your hair. Apply to wet hair, cover with plastic conditioning cap and leave on for a minimum of 30 minutes before rinsing thoroughly.


Reece is a NYC based hairstylist and at 23, she is currently a student at the Carsten Institute of Cosmetology in New York City where she is expected to graduate in January 2015. At Carsten, Reece has made a point to not only learn the traditional techniques and services offered but has also opened herself to learning how to apply those same techniques to diverse hair types, especially naturally, curly hair. One of Reece’s goals, as she grows in the beauty industry, is to be a trailblazer in the movement of professionalizing natural hair care.

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