5 Home Remedies to Getting Rid of Dandruff (Or a Dry, Itchy Scalp)

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If your scalp is dry then you may suffer from various scalp problems, like flakiness, dryness, dandruff, and itchiness.

Definitely, you must have tried various commercial remedies to get rid of such problems, but if still, you are not able to get adequate results, then here check our best 5 home remedies to get rid of dandruff as well as other scalp issues.

 

  • Tea Tree Oil

 

Tea tree oil is magical oil packed with great powers of anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antibacterial properties. These properties are great to relieve itchy and dry scalp.

You can mix 3 drops of tea tree oil with 1 tbsp of olive oil or vegetable oil. Massage the mixture well and gently into the scalp. Rinse well with water. Tea tree oil has a slightly strong fragrance and hence you may apply it before sleeping or before going out from home. Also, if you suffer from small bumps or redness on the scalp then this can be combated well with this oil.

 

  • Avocado and Banana

 

This must be a yummy smoothie for your scalp that can offer great nourishment and moisture to your hair. Even these ingredients are great for reducing inflammation, dryness, and flakes of the scalp.

You can prepare this mask by mashing and mixing 2 bananas with 1 avocado. Mix them well and then apply on your scalp where you experience itchiness. Let the mask rest on your scalp for 30 minutes.

After this, you may rinse it well with cold water. Repeat this process regularly till your hair is completely clean. This mask is even great for your hair and will add great shine and strength to your hair.

 

  • Lemon Juice

 

You must be aware of benefits of lemon juice for your skin and detoxifying body, but you will be glad to know that this juice is even great to get rid of itchy and dry scalp problems.

Lemon juice contains antiseptic properties and hence is an excellent remedy for dry scalp. You can take the desired quantity of lemon juice in a small bowl and massage it well into your scalp for 5 minutes. Let the lemon juice rest on your scalp.

You can also mix lemon juice with water and apply it in order to reduce stinging occurring that occurs from lemon juice. Repeat this process on a daily basis and soon you will get a healthy scalp free from all sorts of problems and ailments.

 

  • Apple Cider Vinegar

 

Rich in anti-inflammatory properties, apple cider vinegar can kill all the yeast and viruses of hair that leads to itchiness of the skin.

For preparing this remedy, you need to mix ½ cup of water with ½ cup of apple cider vinegar. Massage the mixture well into your scalp and then leave it for 15 minutes. Once the mixture has settled on your hair you may rinse it off with just plain water.

Practice this remedy for few days till you witness beneficial results. Apple cider vinegar is also great to enhance the texture and strength of your hair.

 

  • Baking Soda

 

You must be using baking soda for preparing cookies, but you would be amazed to know that baking soda is an excellent ingredient to clean your hair and to treat all sorts of scalp problems.

From your bathroom tiles, kitchen slap, to your scalp, baking soda gently exfoliates the scalp and helps you get rid of dandruff and other scalp troubles.

You can mix 2 tbsp of baking soda with water till you get a smooth paste-like consistency. For better results, you may apply few drops of olive oil on your scalp before you spread the paste over it. Let it rest for 10 minutes and then you rinse it well.

You may apply baking soda once or twice a week.

All these home remedies are just wonderful and great to treat your scalp problem. But one thing you need to ensure is that you must use only one remedy at a time. So, try these remedies once a week and check which one works best for you. Soon you will be left with healthy hair and a healthy scalp too!

Author Bio :

 Yuan Chen is a Manager at T1Hairs- Online Hair Extension Company.He has more than 6 years of experience in Hairdressing Industry and has a good reputation in this field and have a vast knowledge of straight hair.

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