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How To Start Up Hair Cream Making and Production Business In Nigeria

by Ogbeifun Daniel

Hair cream making and production business in Nigeria can be quite lucrative considering the teeming Nigeria population who need the product. As a matter of fact, those already in the business are already making boat loads of cash and there is no reason why anyone cannot cash in.

The hair, especially that of a woman needs special care and attention to keep it in good shape and make it look vibrant continually. That the hair is the beauty of a woman is no exaggeration and every effort must be put in place to protect the hair.

One can cash in on this opportunity by going into the production of hair cream on a small or large scale and both entails the same procedure. The fortune that can be made from this enterprise is unimaginable.

Below are some of the chemicals you would need if you intend going into hair cream production.

Things Needed To Start Up Hair Cream Making and Production Business In Nigeria

These products are affordable and can be gotten from the chemical product section in any market in Nigeria. Just ask around the market place and you will be directed.

Paraffin Oil – this is the binding agent that brings every other ingredient together

Petroleum Jelly – this is the base of the hair cream. It provides the greasy nature of the hair cream.

Lanoline – this is the ingredient that makes the hair soft and mild. It is an organic fatty acid that is a mixture of palmitate stearate and cholesterol.

Glycerine – this enhances the glossy effect of the hair cream. It also serves as a preservative.

Menthol and Camphor – these are indispensable for treating dandruffs in hair creams

Shear Butter – this enriches and prevents the hair from breakage


Equipment For Hair cream making and production business in Nigeria

  • Heating system
  • Mixer
  • Mixing tank
  • Packaging container

Since both large scale and small scale productions entails eth same procedures, lets just lsit the chemical requirements of both processes.

Industrial Formula – Start Up Hair Cream Making and Production Business In Nigeria

  • Petroleum jelly 10kg
  • Paraffin 6kg
  • Lanoline 300g
  • Shea butter 500g
  • Glycerine 400g
  • Camphor 200g
  • Menthol 200g
  • Perfume
  • Colour
Household Formula – Start Up Hair Cream Making and Production Business In Nigeria
  • Petroleum jelly 5 table spoons
  • Paraffin 3 table spoons
  • Lanoline ¼ table spoon
  • Shea butter ½ table spoon
  • Glycerine ¼ table spoon
  • Camphor ½ table spoon
  • Menthol ½ table spoon
  • Perfume
  • Colour



  • The mixing tank should be placed on the heating system
  • Carefully pour in the petroleum jelly
  • Also pour in the lanoline
  • Pour in the shear butter
  • Also pour in the glycerine and stir thoroughly
  • Remove from fire; add camphor and menthol. Make sure you grind the camphor and menthol before adding.
  • Add the colour; which should be oil soluble. Stir thoroughly to combine
  • As a final step, add the perfume and stir well. Package immediately and your hair cream is ready!

There you have it. Whether it’s for household use or commercial purpose, anyone can easily produce hair creams.

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Adebayo April 2, 2017 - 2:17 pm

Good business good intentions great minds, whoever want to establish such business shoul be mentored

Frankuz August 1, 2020 - 3:17 pm

Thank you so much. But please, incase I add garlic in this mixture, will it spoil my hair cream?

hollychilly November 29, 2017 - 11:02 pm

business idea

BusinessHAB July 12, 2018 - 3:04 pm

Nice business for someone to start. Thanks.

Kehinde September 28, 2018 - 11:35 am

NYC indeed how can we get quality chemicals and equipment. Am from shagamu Ogun state

James A September 16, 2019 - 6:24 pm

Needs where to get cost effective machineries.

Delight September 1, 2020 - 12:11 pm

I’m in Lagos I need someone to teach me how to make hair cream this is my no 07065855421


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