How To Fix Dry Scalp?

How To Fix Dry Scalp?

The scalp is the main gateway of our body. There are many diseases that directly or indirectly affect it. One such disease which affects the scalp and leads to itching, inflammation, and dryness is dandruff. It can occur due to lack of hygiene, improper diet, pollution, etc.

Dandruff does not cause any harm, but it’s annoying for others who come in contact with you. It looks terrible & also spreads germs causing various other problems. To get rid of this problem, we need to fight bacteria that cause dandruff and restore balance in the other l gland’s secretion.

Dry scalp treatment -You need to follow some home remedies daily to cure your dry scalp:

1) Baking soda:

If the regular shampoo does not work on your dandruff, then you can try baking soda. It will give relief from itching and inflammation. Take some baking soda powder into a bowl. Mix it with water to make a thick paste-like mixture & apply it evenly to your scalp.

Massage gently for a few minutes, then leave it for 15-20 minutes until the paste dries completely. Rinse well with water and take a moisturizing shampoo. Repeat this method daily till you get rid of the dry scalp problem.

2) Oil/olive oil massage:

Olive oil is rich in antioxidants that help reduce inflammation and irritation caused by dry scalp conditions. Heat some olive oil or coconut oil slightly(not very hot). Pour this oil into a small bowl and soak a cotton ball in it. Now apply the oil on the scalp and massage gently for a few minutes, then leave it for an hour before rinsing with water. Repeat this process daily till you get complete relief from dry scalp.

3) Lemon juice:

Take a lemon in a bowl and add an equal amount of lemon juice and olive oil in it, then mix well. Apply this solution on your hair and scalp using a cotton ball, leave it for 15-20 minutes; after that, rinse your hair with shampoo. This will completely treat dry scalp conditions.

4) Aloe vera gel/Neem leaves paste:

Neem Leaves is rich in antibacterial properties, which helps fight against bacteria causing dandruff, while aloe vera gel nourishes our hair & keeps it healthy. For this remedy, mix one tablespoon of aloe vera gel with some neem leaves paste in it, then apply this mixture on your scalp and leave it for 30 minutes, rinse well with water. Repeat this method daily until you get rid of the problem.

5) Apple cider vinegar:

Apple Cider Vinegar is antibacterial, which helps fight against bacteria causing dry scalp. Take some apple cider vinegar in a bowl, add a few drops of tea tree oil or thyme oil, stir well, & let it sit for 15 minutes(preferably overnight). After that, strain the solution completely.

Now take a cotton ball and soak it in this solution. Apply the cotton ball on your hair & scalp evenly before rinsing with water. Repeat this process daily until you get relief from dry scalp problems.

6) Vitamin e oil:

Vitamin E Oil helps fight against bacteria and restores the natural moisture of the hair & apreventingents your hair from being dry & brittle. Take a small amount of vitamin E oil, apply this all over your scalp and leave it overnight, then rinse with shampoo in the morning. Repeat this method daily till you get complete relief from dry scalp.

7) Egg mask:

Egg contains protein that hydrates our skin and makes our skin soft, while sulfur in eggs treats inflammation caused by dandruff. Take one boiled egg, add a few drops of olive oil, and then mash well to make a fine paste. Apply this on your scalp and leave it for 30 minutes, then rinse your hair with water. Repeat this process daily until you get complete relief from dry scalp.

8) Shikakai:

Shikakai is an excellent natural ingredient with antifungal properties that help fight against bacteria causing dandruff, thus removing itching, flaking, & dryness. For this method, take shikakai powder, add a tiny amount of lemon juice, and prepare a thick paste. Now apply the paste on your scalp evenly before rinsing it with water. Repeat this remedy daily till you get rid of dry scalp problems.

9) Amla/Amla powder:

Amla or Indian Gooseberry contains vitamin C, which prevents our hair from being dry and helps fight against bacteria causing dandruff & scalp infections. Take one tablespoon of amla powder, add honey, and mix well. Apply this on your hair and leave it for 30 minutes before rinsing with water. Repeat this method daily till you get relief from dry scalp.

10) Tea tree oil:

Tea Tree Oil is best known for its antifungal properties while it also treats inflammation caused by dry scalp conditions, thus preventing itching, scaling & flaking while leaving our hair soft & shiny.

For this remedy, please take a few drops of tea tree oil, apply this on your scalp evenly before leaving it to stay overnight. Wash your hair with shampoo in the morning, or you can also use apple cider vinegar instead of shampoo. Repeat this method daily till your get relief from the dry scalp issues.

11) Lavender oil:

Lavender Oil is antiseptic which keeps our skin healthy while helping to fight against bacteria causing dandruff, thus preventing itching, scaling & flaking on the scalp. Take a few drops of lavender oil, apply this all over your hair and scalp, then leave it overnight, or you can also use apple cider vinegar instead of going it overnight. Wash your hair with shampoo in the morning. Repeat this method daily until you get rid of the dry scalp problem.

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