Make your own grape seed extract hair growth tonic!
Here are some quick tips to get you started on making your own hair growth tonic!
First you will need to buy a gallon of distilled water, Grape Seed Extract (95% Proanthocyanidins) powder, and a container for everyday use. You can also buy a preservative to stop mold growth or you can leave it in the fridge. If you are making a large batch like this, might be safer to do both!
For preservative you just need a drop of phenoxyethanol-SA which contains caprylyl glycol and sorbic acid. It will protect against, yeast, bacteria and mold. Only need 0.75-1.5%. Can be used in both hair and skin products. Where to buy one? Here at Making Cosmetics!
For buying your grape seed extract, you don’t want cheap. It’s also imperative you use products that say specifically “95% Proanthocyanidins” or you are probably wasting your time.
What evidence is there that it will help grow hair? Academic article Here!
So this is a good product to have if you want something to keep in after you get out of the shower. The problem with other growth products is that you have to wash them out but this is just water and extract so its lightweight. Towel dry your hair and ad a few dabs and go on about the day!
Step 1) Get 1/4-1/2 teaspoon of Grape seed powder and put into beaker/jug
Step 2) Fill beaker/jug up with distilled water until you don’t see powder particles drifting around. You want it to go into solution.
Step 3) (Optional) Pour the beaker into the distilled water jug to further dilute the solution
Step 4) Pour some into second container for everyday use. Then apply half drop of preservative to it. You want it to be around 1% of the entire container solution so you don’t need much.
Step 5) (Optional) Add 1%-5% follicle booster. So again prob just another drop to your secondary container. Mix thoroughly.
Note* Be sure to use a secondary container the size of the one picture or larger. If you use a small container, you need to use even less of the preservative and follicle booster…..which is hard without a pipette.
PLEASE remember to keep out of the light. Store somewhere light will not reach it.