How to make rinse in and leave out hair conditioner.

Elistatus is here with another great skill to learn, we provide a step-by-step process on how to make rinse in and leave out hair conditioner in this post.

If you need a good leave in and rinse out conditioner guaranteed to replenish the  moisture that was lost, then keep reading.

Both types of conditioners contain organic ingredients that is safe for both natural and relaxed hair. You can be rest assured that your hair will be free of harmful or toxic chemicals.

Without any further delay, here’s how to make rinse in and leave out hair conditioner


The recipe we share in this post makes 250grams of hair conditioner.

There are four phases when making the conditioner, the water phase, oil phase, cool down 1 and cool down 2 phase. It is vital to follow the process to the latter and feel free to make reference to the featured video below this post.

Water Phase:
  • 195g Distilled Water or Hydrosol
  • 12.5g Cetrimonium Chloride
  • 7.5g Glycerine
  • 1.25g Guar Gum
Oil Phase:
  • 15g Coconut Oil
  • 10g BTMS-25 (conditioning emulsifying wax)
  • 5g Cetyl Alcohol
Cool Down 1:
  • 2.5g Hydrolysed Protein
  • 2.5g D Panthenol (vitamin B5)
  • 2.5g Preservative Eco (broad-spectrum preservative)
  • 2.5g Vitamin E Oil (antioxidant)
  • 2.5g (max) Essential Oils (optional)
Cool Down 2:
  • Citric Acid (pH Adjuster)


  1. The first step is to measure out your water phase ingredients: Water or Hydrosol, Cetrimonium Chloride, Glycerine and Guar Gum.
  2. Combine the glycerine and guar gum together combining all the ingredients in a heatproof container.
  3. Next, proceed with measuring out your oil phase ingredients: Coconut Oil, BTMS and Cetyl Alcohol.
  4. Mix the ingredients together in another heatproof container.
  5. Gently melt both phases over low heat using the double  boiler method.
  6. The moment both phases have completely melted and you can’t find any form of solids, mix them together and transfer to a flat surface.
  7. Making use of an immersion blender or whisk, continue to blend until the conditioner becomes thick and emulsified.
  8. As the mixture cools down,  the conditioner you would notice the conditioner has a creamier, glossy consistency.
  9. Once the conditioner has cooled and you’re pleased with the consistency, proceed to the cool down stage.
  10. Ensure that you make use of a scale to add the Cool Down 1 ingredients: D Panthenol, Hydrolysed Protein, Preservative, Antioxidant and any Essential oils for fragrance.
  11. Mix the ingredients shortly either by hand or using a blender just to ensure all the ingredients are well combined.
  12. It is vital to check your pH and adjust your pH by using either pH strips or a meter.
  13. Sprinkle some citric acid into the conditioner, whisk thoroughly between additions until you reach a pH in the range of 4.5 – 6.
  14. Your rinse-Out Conditioner can  be stored in a pump or squeeze bottle for easier access.
  15. This conditioner can last for up to 6 months.

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