This problem can’t be listed in waiting list. Imagine yourself between your friends, colleagues or family while you rub your scalp. How to get rid of dry scalp? Yes, I know it is silly problem but you have to give it 5 minutes of your time (the duration of this article).
Firstly, you have to know the mechanism of your body (especially scalp) to understand: How it works and how to cure it.
Dry scalp is commonly happened in cool environments or weathers. Scalp goes dry or may be worse. Your scalp has sebaceous glands that produce a special kind of oil. This oil keeps your scalp moisturized and healthy. Once the oil production machine stopped, dry scalp troubles begin to appear.
Of course, dry scalp harms hair. It causes hair flaking and itchiness. Also you don’t like the look of frizzy hair. So, how to get rid of dry scalp and get healthy hair?
Actually, there are many remedies for such a case. Some of them are medical treatments and other is natural recipes. Personally, I prefer natural recipes. Also, you can make your private mix.
In the following, I’m going to share my personal and tested dry scalp natural recipes, and of course you are free to decide what is suitable for you.
Lemon juice is a natural antiseptic. It is good for itchiness. Generally, lemon juice is perfect in dry scalp treatment.
Gently, rub fresh lemon juice for the dry scalp. Leave it for 5 minutes then wash it with shampoo. If you find it so hard for your scalp you can dilute lemon juice by water.
Also, it is preferable to alternate lemon with the mix of lemon and milk. It is good for dry scalp, too. Repeat this recipe in daily basis till you feel that dryness disappears.
2. Tea Tree Oil to Get Rid of Dry Scalp :
Tea tree oil is an effective antifungal for healing dry scalp. It is very good for germs and scalp infections and of course is a treatment for itchiness.
There are many ways to use tea tree oil in dry scalp healing. We chose 2 methods to choose between them.
Add 10 – 20 drops of tea tree oil to a half cup of kids shampoo. Stir the mixture well and use it in daily basis till you feel better.
Add 2 or 3 drops of tea tree oil to 1 table spoon of any type of vegetable oils. Rub in your scalp every day. Use this recipe for 1 or 2 weeks till you feel better.
3. The Magical Effect of Aloe Vera on Dry Scalp :
Aloe Vera is a succulent plant species of the genus Aloe. Its features include moisturizing the scalp. It reduces dryness of hair and scalp, and prevents itchiness.
Put a little of Aloe Vera on your dry scalp and gently rub it. Let Aloe Vera on your scalp for 10 – 15 minutes and then wash it by kids’ shampoo.
Coconut oil is another one of moisturizing oils. It keeps skin and scalp moisturized and healthy. So, it is effective natural recipe for dry scalp.
Carefully, wash your scalp. In case of coconut oil, scalp should be clean. Rub the scalp with a little of coconut oil and leave it for 30 – 60 minutes. Finally, wash your scalp with kids’ shampoo. (To not repeat this note again: Generally in dry scalp healing, you have to use non-perfumed types of shampoo such as kids’ shampoo).
If you want additional valuable use of coconut oil, I recommend to heat a little of oil and add it to shampoo directly before use.
Soda bread is another antifungal that it reduces itching. This recipe is a little different from previous. So, don’t hesitate to try it.
Firstly, rub the scalp with olive oil. Then make bread pasta that it mixed with soda bread and water. Rub it to your scalp. Leave the pasta for 10 – 15 minutes, and then rinse it by water only.
If you like to eat bananas, it will be a good experience to try it in healing dry scalp. Also, bananas are good catalyzer for hair growth. It has feeding and moisturizing features that reduce scalp infections and dandruff.
Mash couple of bananas with a fresh piece of avocado. Rub this mixture for your scalp. Leave it for 30 minutes and then rinse it well.
Apple Cider Vinegar is a very powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-virus. It kills viruses and yeasts that cause itchiness. Also, apple cider vinegar balances acidity levels in scalp that helps in reducing itching and dryness.
- Rinse your hair with clean water and leave it till it becomes dry.
- Mix equal amounts of apple cider vinegar and water.
- Put the new mixture in a spray bottle.
- Prepare some of dry cotton balls.
- Spray your dry scalp and use cotton balls to distribute liquid on head.
- 5 – 10 minutes later, wash your scalp with shampoo.
- Use this recipe two times a week.
Sesame seed oil is very nutritious oil. It heals wounds and avoids itching. So, it is effective for you to get rid of dry scalp.
Heat up a little of sesame oil for a moment. Rub your dry scalp with the warm oil every night before going to bed. To get the best result, it is preferable to massage the scalp by your fingers for 10 minutes. After that, wrap your head by hot towel for another 10 minutes. Finally, go to bed.
Putting sesame oil on head every night equals ideal moisturizing forever. In the morning wash your head with shampoo. Use this recipe as long as you need it.
It is the extracted oil of jojoba plant. Its benefits are countless. It looks like the oils that our body produces. So, it is familiar to our bodies. It is effective natural medication for moisturizing dry scalp.
Rub your dray scalp with a little of jojoba oil for few minutes before going to bed. Don’t wash your hair. Let it for one night and wash it in the morning. Wash the scalp with shampoo.
Jojoba oil is the best recipe to get rid of dry scalp for one reason: You don’t need to use it more than once a week.
To get the best result of one of the previous 9 recipes to get rid of dry scalp, you need to use one of them regularly for certain period of time. This is the only way to make any of them effective treatment for you.
Again, all of above recipes are natural recipes. I don’t indicate by all means that chemical medications or any cosmetic pharmacist will not get a positive result, but personally I prefer natural recipes.