Hair Butter

My recipe:


Cupuacu – Moisturizes, restores shine, helps hair absorb water, and repairs damaged hair. Mango – Softens hair, nourishes & seals moisture, boosts shine, and provides UV protection Murumuru – Restores moisture & elasticity, defines curls, and fights frizz Avocado – Softens & seals moisture, protects from heat damage, and conditions hair & scalp


Tamanu – Cures dry & damaged hair and scalp, helps reduce split ends, adds volume Sweet Almond – Contains vitamin E, helps with hair loss, promotes growth Jamaican Black Castor – Makes hair thicker & shinier, prevents dry scalp, and also promotes growth Jojoba – Helps with dandruff & dry scalp, hydrates, adds shine, and encourages growth

Essential Oils (Optional):

Sweet Orange – Removes toxins and promotes calmness Rose Absolute – Seals moisture and helps with stress

You Will Need:

A non-Plastic bowl A mixer (or whisk) And a pot of water

I purchased most of it on Amazon but the Murumuru butter was purchased from

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    5 Discussions


    2 years ago

    It's neat all the beauty products that avocado finds its way into, I've got an under eye cream that uses it too. :) I've heard of using coconut oil before but not tamanu, does tamanu oil work better?

    4 replies

    Reply 2 years ago

    I personally don't like tamanu oil AT ALL. It has a nauseating smell, it leaves your hair feeling sticky, and I've noticed zero impact to the health of my hair and skin when I used it. It is expensive and, frankly, considering the lack of efficacy and the sickening scent (it's almost nutty, but with an acrid component that's just offensive), it just doesn't pay to use it. Save yourself some time, effort and money and skip the tamanu.


    Reply 2 years ago

    Well everyone has their own opinions, hair types, and such. Tamanu oil works great for my hair and the smell doesn't bother me. It's great for my scalp and holds moisture in my hair. Your opinion is valued and what doesn't work for you can work for others.


    Reply 2 years ago

    I know! I love avocado! Tamanu oil helps well with an irritated scalp so I'd say it's better for that (dandruff and such). As far as moisturizing, I'd say its very similar to coconut oil.


    Reply 2 years ago

    I'm not sure how you can lumen tamanu oil to coconut. it's much heavier, much stickier, and has a nauseating odor. Also, unlike coconut, it's expensive and not very effective as a moisturizer. Not at all like coconut. Some of the other oils you mentioned are much preferable to tamanu. I'd just hate to see anyone purchase it and be disappointed, as it is much more expensive, ounce for ounce. And, frankly, quite ineffective for moisturizing--and it doesn't help that it doesn't absorb well and stays sticky.