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Aloe vera gel is an excellent natural treatment for hair. 100% aloe vera gel conditions and softens natural hair in addition to aiding in creating defined hairstyles.
Obtained from the cactus shaped plant of the same name, aloe vera gel is one of the most prominent natural products in hair and skin care.
Aloe vera has been featured several times on the website – Aloe Vera Gel for Hair: Benefits, Uses and Best Recommendations and DIY Aloe Vera Juice and Coconut Oil Recipe for Dry Hair, this article will focus on 20 plus aloe vera products available for hair care.
This can be an option for you if you’re not keen on growing or buying aloe vera plants and harvesting the gel yourself for your DIY formulations.
There are many hair care products that feature aloe vera as their ingredient but the products recommended here have aloe vera high up on the ingredient list to make a difference.
Aloe vera can also be labeled as Aloe barbadensis, Aloe frutescens and Aloe arborescens on products.
This list features some of my favorites as well as a range of products from shampoos to deep conditioners to leave-in conditioners. I will be updating the list as I come across more aloe vera products:-
20 Plus Aloe Vera Gel Products for Hair Care
As I Am Smoothing Gel provides a secure hold for hairstyles without drying out the hair or leaving behind a filmy residue. The gel has a light consistency and plays well with most hair types.
As I Am Smoothing Gel Ingredients: Aqueous (Water, Aqua Purificada, Purified) Extracts: Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root (1), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (1), Glycerin (1), Triethanolamine, Carbomer, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (2), Laureth-23, Potassium Sorbate, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Fragrance/Parfum, Limonene. Source: 1-Natural; 2-Wheat Derived.
As I Am Coil Defining Jelly helps produce defined hairstyles without drying out your hair or flaking.
As I Am Coil Defining Jelly Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Betaine, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Erythorbic Acid, Citric Acid, Pectin, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, Xanthan Gum, Tocopheryl Acetate, Potassium Sorbate, Fragrance/Parfum (Coumarin, Limonene), Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol
Alikay Naturals Lemongrass Leave-In Conditioner is one of my favorites because my hair loves vegetable glycerine, lemongrass, and wheat germ oil.
This leave-in conditioner has a pleasant smell and strengthens as it moisturizes and conditions. Great for hairstyles such as Curlformers or roller setting.
Read Reduce Scalp Inflammation and Irritation with Lemongrass Oil. Read more reviews and buy Alikay Naturals Lemongrass Leave-In Conditioner HERE.
Alikay Naturals Lemongrass Leave-In Conditioner Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(Aloe Vera Juice) , Cetearyl Alcohol(Coconut derived), Stearalkonium Chloride(Coconut derived), Silk Amino Acids(Natural protein), Vegetable Glycerin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Cymbopogon Flexosus ( Lemongrass) Oil Extract, Behentrimonium Methosulfate (Natural Detangling Agent), Sorbic Acid(Food Grade Preservative), Fragrance (Parfum), Color Additives, Botanical Blend
Aubrey Organics White Camellia Conditioner is one of the most popular conditioners from Aubrey Organics and despite changing the formula a few years ago, it still works quite well to moisturize and soften the hair.
Camellia oil and wheat germ oil makes it a great conditioning product for dry hair. Read Rejuvenate and Nourish Your Hair with Camellia Oil and Intense Dry Hair Treatment with Wheat Germ Oil.
Read more reviews and buy Aubrey Organics White Camellia Conditioner HERE.
Aubrey Organics White Camellia Conditioner Ingredients: Coconut fatty acid cream base, organic aloe vera, white camellia oil, wheat germ oil; extracts of fennel, hops, balm mint, mistletoe, chamomile and yarrow; organic geranium oil, organic rosemary oil, organic sage oil, carrot oil and aubrey’s preservative (citrus seed extract, vitamins A, C and E).
Curl Junkie Beauticurls Argan & Olive Oil Daily Hair Conditioner not only softens and conditions the hair but also acts as a detangler. It contains olive oil, argan oil, jojoba oil and coconut oil among other yummy ingredients.
Read How to Achieve Softer & Shinier Hair with Olive Oil and Coconut Oil for Hair Growth. Read more reviews and buy Curl Junkie Beauticurls Argan & Olive Oil Daily Hair Conditioner HERE.
Curl Junkie Beauticurls Argan & Olive Oil Daily Hair Conditioner Ingredients: Water/Aqua, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Cetearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetyl Esters, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Virgin Coconut) Oil, Panthenol, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Yucca Leaf Extract, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Leaf Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Leaf Extract, Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Melissa Officinalis (Melissa) Leaf Extract, Propylene Glycol, Iodopropylnyl Butylcarbamate, Fragrance/Parfum, *Benzyl Benzoate, Citric Acid. *Fragrance Component
The purpose of Camille Rose Naturals Coconut Water Penetrating Hair Treatment is to quench thirsty curls, detangle and strengthen hair and it delivers on that promise with its rich ingredient list, which also features curly hair favorites such as coconut oil, argan oil, and almond oil.
It’s impressive that safflower oil features far up the list. Read Solve Colored Hair Problems with Safflower Oil.
Camille Rose Naturals Coconut Water Penetrating Hair Treatment Ingredients: Ionized water, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Water), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower Seed) Oil, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Chloride, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm Kernel) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Seed) Butter, Argania Spinosa (Argan Kernel) Oil, Heliantus Annuus (Sunflower Seed) Oil, Prunus Amygdulus Dulcis (Almond) Oil, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Hydrogenated Vegetal Oil, Tiare (Gardenia Tahitensis) Flower, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Simmondsia Chinesis (Jojoba Seed) Oil, Althaea Officianalis (Marshmallow Root) Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle Leaf) Extract, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Panthenol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Scent and Love.
Green People Organic Daily Aloe Vera Shampoo is a gentle and soothing shampoo that can be used on all hair types without stripping the hair of natural oils. It lathers up well but can be rinsed out quickly.
Green People Organic Daily Aloe Vera Shampoo Ingredients: Aqua (pure water from plant ingredients), Glycerin (plant-derived humectant), Decyl glucoside (gentle foaming agent from corn), Cocamidopropyl betaine (mild foaming agent from coconut), Cocamidopropyl betainamide mea chloride (mild foaming agent, thickener from coconut), *Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) powder, *Olea europaea (olive) oil, Aroma [^*Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil, *Lavandula hybrida super (lavandin) oil], *Linalool (from essential oil). ^fairly traded *organically grown
Jason Organics Naturals Aloe Vera Hair Shampoo is sulphate free and enriched with several herbal extracts such as calendula and chamomile. This shampoo leaves hair silky and frizz free.
Read more reviews and buy Jason Organics Naturals Aloe Vera Hair Shampoo HERE.
Jason Organics Naturals Aloe Vera Hair Shampoo Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(1) Aqua (Water), Cocamidopropyl Betaine,Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Polysorbate 20, Glycerin, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract (1), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (1) Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Equisetum Arvense Leaf Extract (1), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract (1), Spirulina Maxima Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Panthenol, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Citric Acid, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Panthenyl Ethyl EtherPanthenyl Hydroxypropyl Steardimonium Chloride, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Sulfate, Alcohol (1), Benzyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Benzyl Benzoate, HexylCinnamal Linalool, Fragrance Oil Blend. (1) Certified Organic Ingredient.
Babo Botanicals Cucumber Aloe Vera UV Sport Conditioning Spray was created to help protect hair during swimming and other activities that take place in the sun but don’t let that dissuade you. It’s not just for swimming.
Apart from the great smell and UV protection, Babo Botanicals Cucumber Aloe Vera UV Sport Conditioning Spray also softens hair.
Read more reviews and buy Babo Botanicals Cucumber Aloe Vera UV Sport Conditioning Spray HERE.
Babo Botanicals Cucumber Aloe Vera UV Sport Conditioning Spray Ingredients: Purified Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Chloride, Stearalkonium Chloride, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Virgin Cocus Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Isoamyl Laurate, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Delta Glucono Lactone, Glycerin, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Pueraria Lobata (Kudzu) Root Extract*, Spiraea Ulmaria (Meadowsweet) Flower Extract*, Nasturtium Officinale (Watercress) Flower/Leaf Extract*, Sorbitan Oleate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, L-Arginine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Natural Fragrance, Lactic Acid, Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter.
Karen’s Body Beautiful Super Duper Hydrating Hair Cream features shea butter as its first ingredient making it a great cream to use with the LOC method.
Great for braid outs and twist outs on dry or slightly damp hair.
Karen’s Body Beautiful Super Duper Hydrating Hair Cream Ingredients: Shea Butter, Aloe Vera Gel, Argan Oil, Allantoin, Lecithin, Potassium Sorbate, Acai Powder, Vegetable Wax, Vegetable Glycerin, Essential and/or Fragrance Oils & Vitamin E
Karen’s Body Beautiful Secret Weapon Restorative Hair Treatment has palm oil as its first ingredient, which lends itself to the restorative hair treatment name.
Red palm oil is an excellent treatment for dry hair. Read Extra Sheen for Dry & Dull Hair with Palm Oil.
This product is massaged into hair and scalp, left in overnight and washed out the next morning followed by a deep conditioning treatment. Ideal for dry, color treated and distressed hair.
Karen’s Body Beautiful Secret Weapon Restorative Hair Treatment Ingredients: Palm Oil, Lecithin, Argan Oil, Vegetable Wax, Citric Acid, Vitamin C & E, Aloe Vera Oil, Pygeum & Saw Palmetto Extracts, Stevia, Silica, Rosemary & Carrot Seed Essential Oils, Biotin, Nettle & Rose Otto Essential Oil
I have fond memories of Logona Moisturizing Aloe Vera Shampoo from when I first went natural. It was one of the few moisturizing shampoos available in my location back then. I would drive from organic store to organic store hunting down every bottle I could find.
The Logona Hydrating Shampoo provides intense moisture for dry and thirsty hair. It’s mild enough to use often without stripping the hair.
The natural betaine in the shampoo protects the hair from dehydration and makes hair soft and smooth.
The shampoo also features broccoli seed oil, an often overlooked ingredient for hair and skin. Read 6 Benefits of Broccoli Seed Oil for Your Hair & Beauty Regimen.
Logona Moisturizing Aloe Vera Shampoo Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Alcohol denat., Coco-Glucoside, Glycerin, Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Inulin, Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Betaine, Sodium PCA, Arginine, Glyceryl Oleate, PCA Glyceryl Oleate, Sucrose Laurate, Bambusa Vulgaris Leaf/Stern Extract, Punica Granatum Seed Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris Sap Extract, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hyaluronate, Citric Acid, Phytic Acid, PCA Ethyl Cocoyl Arginate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Parfum (Fragrance), Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol, Citronellol Certified organically grown Natural Essential Oils
Oyin Handmade Greg Juice is a nourishing leave-in hair treatment. Featuring several herbal ingredients such as shavegrass, nettle, chamomile and red rose petals, this leave-in formula strengthens as it conditions and hydrates.
The line also features Frank Juice Herbal Leave-In Hair Tonic and Juices and Berries Herbal Leave-In Hair, which has the same ingredients but features fragrance oil. Ideal for refreshing and detangling curls
Oyin Handmade Greg Juice Ingredients: Aqueous infusion of shavegrass leaf, lavender buds, nettle leaf, chamomile flower, and red rose petals; organic flax seeds; organic aloe leaf juice; vegetable glycerin; lavender oil, orange peel oil, grapefruit seed extract; citric acid, and love.
Oyin Handmade Whipped Pudding is a multipurpose product that can be used on hair and skin. The whipped pudding moisturizes and makes hair pliable for manipulative hairstyles such as braid outs and twist outs.
It’s a lightweight product that you can also add your own products to the pudding. The company recommends microwaving for 5 seconds then add your own oils before application to hair. Works well with the LCO method as well.
Oyin Handmade Whipped Pudding Ingredients: water, shea butter, organic aloe vera gel, cocoa butter, castor oil, coconut oil, sweet almond & olive oils, vegetable emulsifier, beeswax, palm stearic acid, vegetable glycerine, honey, optiphen (preservative), fragrance.
Described as a smoothie for your hair, Oyin Handmade Shine and Define Styling Serum promises to define your curls without drying them out and making them crunchy. Provides light hold and gentle definition.
Oyin Handmade Shine and Define Styling Serum Ingredients: purified water, organic flax seeds, organic aloe vera gel, sea vegetable complex, coconut oil, castor oil, unrefined shea butter, raw honey, vegetable glycerine, palm stearic acid, vegetable emulsifying waxes, fruit pectin, xanthan gum, dextrose, optiphen (preservative), citrus essential oils; fragrance.
OBIA Natural Hair Care Twist Whip Butter features some top natural butters such as shea butter, tucuma butter and mango butter in addition to lemongrass and lavender.
Non-greasy and pH balanced to help you achieve excellent definition on your braid outs and twist outs. Can also be used for the LCO regimen.
OBIA Natural Hair Care Twist Whip Butter Ingredients: Aqueous (Purified Water) Extracts: Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Oil and Lavandula officinalis (Lavender) Oil and Cymbopogon flexuous (Lemongrass) Oil, Unrefined Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Palm Oil (Elaeis Guineensis), Vegetable Glycerin, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Behentrimonium Methosulfate and Cetearyl Alcohol, Magifera Indica Seed Butter (Mango Butter), Cetyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Astrocaryum (Tucuma) Seed Butter, Glycine soya (Soybean) Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Gluconolactone and Sodium Benzoate, Fragrance (Parfum).
Do you have any aloe vera fave hair products that aren’t on the list? Share in the comments section.