Your recipe sounds rather nice, my hair is 4a/b and is growing out past my ears and shoulders into a big, fluffy afro since using natural oils, butters and water.
I have read and tried some of the recipes on Motown Girl and they are also rather good.
Here's one of my favourites:
Shea Hair Smoothie
~ Equal parts shea butter and cocoa butter
~ Equal parts avocado oil and coconut oil
~ Essential oils(EO) or Fragrance oils(FO) of choice (I used Lavendar EO)
I use it when my hair is dry, a little goes a long way. I also use a spritz to lock in the moisture.
Here's another one of my favorites:
Herbal Hair Spritz
Equal parts of each dried herb..
and 1 vanilla pod (cut down the middle and open)
Essential Oil of choice ~ I use Peppermint EO - about 5 drops - I like the tingle of it but don't use too much or else it will tingle a tad toooooo much/not good!
Boil 2 cups of spring/bottled water and pour over the herbs, let it sit for up to an hour & strain. (for a stronger tea, let set a bit longer or
even overnight) strain well, and refrigerate. I spray my hair in the morning before work and at night before bed and message in my scalp.
I will have some more recipes later but I have to go to the dentist now for a filling
See you later/Groetjes