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    • MYO: Hair Styling Gel

      MYO: Hair Styling Gel

      1/2 to 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
      1 cup warm water
      2 drops Lavender Essential Oil

      Dissolve gelatin in warm water, add essential oil Let set 10 minutes. Use as you would regular hair store bought gel.
      Comments 4 Comments
      1. mari23's Avatar
        Hi! I was wondering how long does the hair styling gel last and do you need to store it in the refrigerator?
      1. Liss's Avatar
        Hi Mari, you do not need to store it in the fridge, but if you're going to keep it for more than a couple weeks, you'll want to add 2-3 drops of vitamin E oil (from a capsule, just prick it with a needle and add the drops) for a natural preservative. I've never had a problem with any mold, but I don't remember it ever lasting longer than a couple weeks.
      1. kwarlick's Avatar
        Do you have to put in the essential oil? I don't like any smells on my body...
      1. joyciejuly's Avatar
        This would save me bundles! About to run out of my $18.95 bottle of gel! WOW! Do hope it works, will let you know in a day or two!

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