Use these natural ingredients that will gently cleanse your scalp to treats dandruff, clear the build-up of dead skin cells, and also relieve flaking and itching caused by dandruff.
Rosemary Hair mask
Rosemary contains antifungal and antimicrobial properties that can keep your scalp healthy and free of dandruff. You can use rosemary essential oil or rosemary leaves to fight dandruff and treat dry, itchy scalp.
To use – Mix rosemary essential oil with any carrier oil and use it to massage your scalp 30 mins before hair wash. You can also make rosemary hair spray using rosemary leaves. Simply add 2 tsp of dried of fresh rosemary to a saucepan with 1 cup of water. Close the lid and simmer on low for 5 mins. Strain the leaves and pour the water to a spray bottle. Use it water after hair wash or before going to bed. Do not rinse off.
Aloe vera Hair Mask
Aloe vera contains antifungal and antibacterial properties that can treat and prevent dandruff. It has moisturizing properties that deeply conditions and nourishes the scalp to keep it healthy.
To use – Extract fresh aloe vera gel from the plant, rub the gel on your scalp and leave it on for 15 mins before you rinse it off with plain water.
Onion Hair Mask
Onion has anti-fungal properties to clear dandruff caused by a fungal infection. If your dandruff is caused by a fungus called Malassezia furfur then onion is an effective remedy. It also makes an amazing remedy to treat hair fall and thinning hair. READ MORE – ONION to stop hair fall, clear dandruff and regrow thinning hair
Apple Cider vinegar Hair Mask
Apple cider vinegar balances the scalp’s PH, removes product buildup, dead skin cells to exfoliate the scalp from dry flaky skin and dandruff. It also inhibits the growth of yeast.
To use – Pour 2 tablespoons of raw organic apple cider vinegar with the mother into a spray bottle along with 1/4 cup of warm water.
After shampooing the hair, spray the apple cider vinegar all over the scalp and your head. Use the fingers to gently massage the mixture into the scalp. Leave it on for 10 mins and rinse off lightly with plain water.
Tea tree essential oil Hair Mask
Tea Tree oil has anti-fungal properties that help to treat the dry, itchy, and flaky scalp. It is very effective in reducing dandruff and helpful in maintaining the scalp ph balance for healthy hair and scalp.
To use – Dilute tea tree oil with any carrier oil and apply it on your scalp for 20 mins before you wash it off with a mild shampoo. You can also add in few drops of tea tree oil to your shampoo for a DIY dandruff shampoo.
Ginger Hair Mask
Ginger is a superfood for a healthy scalp, it helps with fungal infection, dryness, and itchiness and also strengthens hair follicles. READ MORE – HAIR MASK – Clear dandruff and get a healthy scalp