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Why DIY this hair gel? Because it's real, organic and awesome

Make Makeba Lindsay’s recipe for big hydration, luscious curls and perfectly slicked ponytails.

Make Makeba Lindsay’s recipe for big hydration, luscious curls and perfectly slicked ponytails

Make Makeba Lindsay’s recipe for big hydration, luscious curls and perfectly slicked ponytails 3:35

If you ever needed a good reason to DIY instead of buy, this toxin-free gel that will nourish your tresses is it. Makeba Lindsay, AKA ynotkeeb, has created the ideal solution for hydrating and styling your hair, especially in cold Canadian climates. To make this super-satisfying DIY gel all you'll need is water, brown flaxseed and an optional essential oil in any scent you'd like.

Watch the video for Makeba's steps and tips for making the gel plus how she uses it to hydrate and style her curls.

And if you're wondering if the curls are hers, well, you'll never know — she is that excellent at wig styling and you can be too.

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