With the arrival of winter each year, do you start struggling with dandruff and a flaky scalp? Has dandruff become your annual winter guest? Well, we understand your plight. Dandruff is not only irritating but also embarrassing especially when you are in the mood to party and make merry.
Go through our list of natural ingredients that will help you banish that dandruff RN...
Tea tree oil
One of the most popular ingredients to fight dandruff is tea tree oil. Tea tree contains antifungal and antibacterial elements that helps fight dandruff. Mix in 2-3 drops of tea tree oil with your regular hair oil and massage. Try this once a week.
P.S: Do not use tea tree oil on it’s own.
Our saviour for everything, Coconut oil! Use coconut oil to massage your scalp twice a week and wash it off with mild shampoo and luke warm water. Coconut oil will prevent itchy scalp and flakes during winter.
Aloe vera is that versatile ingredient which benefits us in every way possible. Aloe vera gel is often used to calm inflammation and irritation. Use fresh aloe vera gel and use it as a hair mask as it has antifungal properties which help eradicate dandruff from your scalp. Aloe vera also removes dry and dead skin so it will give you a healthy clean scalp.
Apple cider vinegar
Although the smell makes us want to push it away, apple cider vinegar works wonders for dandruff. Pour in 1/4th portion of apple cider vinegar in water and spray it on your hair after hair wash. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and rinse it off. Shampoo and condition again if the smell remains.
Oatmeal to exfoliate
Oatmeal is another great kitchen ingredient which also works as a mild exfoliant. Mix in oatmeal with curd or honey, and massage it on your scalp. Oatmeal will get rid of all the dry skin and dandruff causing bacteria. Wash it off with a mild shampoo.