Smoothie For Hair Growth

There are many reasons why you may want to grow your hair…fast.

Either you cut your hair too short, and you miss your long hair, or your hair seems to take FOREVER to grow.

Regardless of the reason, this smoothie for growth I am sharing with you today has helped me, and I am sure it will help you!

I seem to have the impulse to cut my hair short, and then regret it. So, I make this smoothie! If you are like me, this smoothie is a must!

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Smoothie For Hair Growth

Smoothie For Hair Growth

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Boost your hair growth naturally with this special hair growth smoothie recipe. Packed with essential nutrients that nourish your scalp and strengthen your strands.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries (I used strawberries and raspberries)
  • 2 tbsp of chopped walnuts (or other nuts of choice, even nut butter)
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds


  1. Soak the chia seeds in the coconut water for 5 minutes.
  2. Add all the ingredients to a blender.
  3. Blend everything until completely smooth. It should take 3-4 minutes.
  4. Serve & enjoy!


*Scroll past the recipe for smoothie benefits, recipe tips, and smoothie variations!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 324
  • Sugar: 22.3g
  • Fat: 11.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.2g
  • Fiber: 11.2g
  • Protein: 7.7g

How Do Smoothies Help With Hair Growth?

Smoothie For Hair Growth served in a tall thin glass cup

Smoothies packed with vitamins, minerals, and proteins can nourish the scalp and hair follicles, promoting healthier, stronger hair growth.

They can also help improve hair texture and shine.

It’s no secret that smoothies contain fruit and veggies, which provide essential vitamins and minerals proven to support hair growth, strengthen hair follicles, and improve overall hair health.

Other Benefits Of Drinking Hair Growth Smoothie

Hair growth isn’t the only benefit you can expect to get from drinking this glowing hair smoothie.

I used an array of healthy and nutrient-dense ingredients, which makes this smoothie so good for your health.

Here’s a breakdown of the benefits you can expect to get from drinking this smoothie for healthy hair:

  • Rich in Antioxidants: Some of the ingredients used are high in antioxidants that combat oxidative stress.
  • Healthy Fats: The walnuts used in this fast hair growth smoothie add omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids for brain health.
  • Nutrient Dense: The combination of healthy ingredients adds a wide variety of vitamins and minerals, including iron and calcium.
  • Fiber Boost: The chia seeds used are high in fiber, aiding in digestion and promoting a feeling of fullness.
  • Heart Health: The use of ingredients like berries and nuts has been associated with improved cardiovascular function.
  • Anti-Inflammatory: Many of the ingredients used in this drink have anti-inflammatory properties, beneficial for overall wellness.
  • Prevents Hair Loss: This smoothie was tested on a relative, who found that this smoothie helped with their hair loss. 

Recipe Variations & Tips

Smoothie For Hair Growth being poured into a thin glass cup from a blender jug

After developing a collagen smoothie for skin, I wanted to develop a smoothie for hair.

After numerous experiments, I settled for this recipe.

However, during the development process, I tested numerous variations, some of which I liked.

If you want to adjust the recipe slightly, here are some ideas:

  1. Boost The Protein: One of the easiest ways to boost the protein content in this smoothie is by adding a scoop of protein powder. Alternatively, if you are not vegan, add 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt.
  2. Allergic to Nuts? Double down on the seeds! The recipe calls for chia seeds already, so you can use another type of seed instead of walnuts, such as flaxseeds or sunflower seeds.
  3. Add…An Egg White! Adding eggs to smoothies sounds gross, but eggs are proven to help with hair growth. To double down on the hair growth effect, add 1 pasteurized egg white to the smoothie.

Recipe Tips:

Smoothie For Hair Growth

Before you start making this recipe, see what kind of blenders work with this recipe:

Blender Type Suitability
Vitamix Blender
BlendJet x
Ninja Blender
Oster Blender
Hamilton Blender

Smoothie Making Tips:

  • Add the frozen fruit and spinach first to your blender: These ingredients are harder to break down, which is why you want them closer to your blades.
  • To make the smoothie thicker: Add more ice cubes or more frozen fruit. On the flip side, if you like your smoothie thinner, use less liquid. 
  • Avoid over-blending: Overblending can cause to smoothie to become too airy, causing the smoothie to become foamy. 2-3 minutes of blending is enough.

Hair Growth Smoothie FAQs:

When I shared this recipe on my YouTube channel, I was bombarded with questions.

Some popular questions regarding the smoothie included:

When Should I Drink This Smoothie For Hair-Growth?

Personally, I consumed the smoothie with my breakfast. I would try to have a nutritious breakfast alongside my hair growing smoothie.

How Long Should I Be Drinking The Smoothie To See Results?

I consumed the smoothie for 2 weeks. Once a day. The most obvious benefit I saw on the first week, was the shine on my hair. From there, my hair seemed thicker and longer,

Does The Smoothie Help With Hair-Loss?

I have tested the smoothie for both hair-loss and hair-growth - it helped both. My mother is in her 50s, and is experiencing hair loss. After 2 weeks, her hair appeared much fuller and thicker.

If you have any additional questions, contact me on my Instagram, or simply email me

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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