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DIY All-natural Hair Detangler


  • 1 c. distilled water
  • 1/4 c. marshmallow root
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. fractionated coconut oil, sweet almond oil, OR jojoba oil
  • 1 tsp. aloe vera gel
  • 1/2 tsp. vitamin E oil
  • 15 to 25 drops Young Living essential oil{s} of choice, optional


  • In a small saucepan, bring the water just to a boil {when big bubbles just begin to form}.
  • Turn the heat down to medium-low and add the marshmallow root.
  • Allow the marshmallow root to simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 45 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and strain through a fine mesh strainer. Some of the water will have evaporated, so measure the marshmallow root tea to equal 1/2 cup. Allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Whisk in the remaining ingredients. Pour into a glass spray bottle.


TO USE: Spray lightly to generously over the hair. Allow to soak in for 20 seconds or so then brush gently from the bottom up, possibly with the help of a detangling hairbrush.