Dr. Oz’s Banana Conditioner: Tested

By Randy Fritz

Dr. Oz commissioned his researchers to find the best treatment for damaged hair and surprisingly, they ended up with bananas!

At Real Food For Life we wondered if there was something to this and decided to find out (and have included before and after pictures).

I confess being a novice in this area. My own experience has been focused on what goes inside the body from the mouth, not the skin or scalp or dead hair. Therefore, please help me pretend this is serious and scientific!

I do know that shampoo companies spend a lot of money finding out what exactly you can put on the outside of your body. They also process ingredients so they are absorbed properly. I’m sure though that they spend even more money marketing their various “natural” ingredients. Is it all worth it?

Some people who tried the shampoo complained online it was hard to wash the bananas out afterward. This scared Diana since she has such long hair. It was therefore up to me to be the guinea pig!

Here is how it worked!

Ingredients:

2 or 3 ripe bananas
(That’s all. Could it get any simpler?)

banana used for dr. Oz conditioner

These are the two bananas I started with. The less ripe one smelled so good when I peeled it that I decided to eat it instead. Good thing I have short hair.

Directions:

1. Puree the banana completely. This is important.

2. Pour the banana mixture into a glass or bowl.

This is the amount of puree from one banana. I added a few tablespoons of water during the process to get it out of the blender.

banana puree for dr. Oz conditioner

3. With your hands, massage the banana puree into your hair.

It felt smooth and milky like a conditioner should, and I knew it didn’t have chemicals in it!

Next: See my before picture

Before Picture

This is me with the banana in my hair. It sure smelled good. I assume that is the natural sugars.

randy with dr. Oz's banana conditioner on

4. Relax and wait 15 minutes.

5. Rinse and shampoo your hair.

Enjoy!

After washing and drying my hair and hiring a photographer…

Next: See how I looked after

After Washing and Drying My Hair:

male model

I had absolutely NO problem getting the banana out. The next time I think I will add a tablespoon of olive oil.

I really don’t know if I had troubled hair before but I think I look pretty good now!

What do you think? Any improvement? Comment below.

Related: Learn the 5 Health Benefits of Bananas

Banana Recipes:

More fun playing in the kitchen:

168 comments

Jeanne R
Jeanne Rabout a month ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Jeanne R
Jeanne Rabout a month ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Jeanne R
Jeanne Rabout a month ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Jeanne R
Jeanne Rabout a month ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Jeanne R
Jeanne Rabout a month ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Veronica Danie
.1 years ago

Thank you!

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Ujivenelson Ujivenelson

I don't think numerous websites offer these posts of collection. conditioner for smoothing hair

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Paula Lambert
Paula Lambert1 years ago

Let's try it!

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Ali Shee
Ali Shee2 years ago

Very interesting

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Julia Oleynik
Julia Oleynik2 years ago

Interesting:) Thank you for sharing

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