Can’t Stop Itching Your Scalp Due To Dandruff? Make These Homemade Hair Masks To Get Rid Of It
- Pragya Jha
Updated : January 20, 2022 05:01 IST
Most of us face a common scalp problem of dandruff, which is characterized by itching and swelling of the scalp. It is a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis, an inflammatory skin condition that causes dryness and proliferation of dead skin cells on the scalp.
Try these five easy hair masks that you can make at home.
1. Egg mask
Separate the egg yolk from the egg white and mix well in a bowl with a little water. Apply to the scalp and hair and leave the mixture on for half an hour. Enriched with vitamins A and E, egg yolks can provide the scalp with nutrients that can remove dandruff and stimulate hair growth.
2. Neem leaves mask
Boil some neem leaves in water for 10-15 minutes to make neem wax. Cool the solution and use it to wash your hair and scalp. Neem is a popular dermatological agent for its antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. Therefore, Neem can help treat a variety of scalp problems, including dandruff and dryness.
3. Apple cider + aloe vera mask
Put one cup of aloe vera gel and two tablespoons of organic apple cider vinegar in a bowl and mix well. Leave this mask on the scalp for 30 minutes after applying. Then rinse with water. Aloe vera gel is an excellent anti-inflammatory agent, so it can help treat several inflammatory skin conditions, including seborrheic dermatitis. Apple cider vinegar can leave your scalp smelly, but overall, this hair mask removes dandruff from your hair.
4. Yogurt + lemon mask
Mix yogurt and lemon juice and use it as a hair mask. The astringent properties in yogurt and lemon can effectively cleanse the scalp and remove tartar. It also helps to accelerate hair growth. Yogurt is known for its vitamins and fatty acids that moisturize the hair. Lemon is an antifungal agent which can help fight dandruff problems.
5. Olive oil + honey mask
Make a homogeneous mixture of olive oil and honey and apply it to the hair. The former is rich in moisturizing properties and vitamin E, which prevents hair loss, while the latter retains moisture and has conditioning properties.
Don’t need to spend money on chemical products or expensive hair masks. Try any of these masks at home and see the magical difference in your hair.