How to get rid of dandruff naturally
Anti dandruff shampoos can temporarily remove the dandruff from your hair, but sometimes they can be quite aggressive and can irritate your scalp, which causes even more dandruff. Although people get dandruff for many reasons, on the main reason is the irritated scalp, so you need to to treat your itchy scalp in order to remove the dandruff. After all, your scalp is responsible for the health of your hair and the secretion of natural oils. Here are some homemade anti dandruff remedies that will help you to get rid of dandruff naturally:
Natural homemade anti dandruff treatment with honey
Honey is great for your hair, and because it has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory it’s really great as an anti dandruff treatment. Take three teaspoons of honey and mix them with one teaspoon of lemon juice and 5 tablespoons of green tea. Mix everything together until the honey dissolves and rub the mixture onto your scalp. You can use spray bottle too or a dropper. Leave this natural homemade anti dandruff treatment for half an hour and wash your hair as usual.
Natural homemade anti dandruff treatment with baking soda
People who don’t like to use shampoo filled with chemicals, usually use baking soda to clean their scalp. Even if you don’t like not to use shampoo at all, you can use baking soda from time to time to clean your scalp especially if you use styling products excessive. And it is quite easy to use: Mix 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda with 1/4 cup of warm water, dampen your hair and rub the mixture into your scalp and rinse. After that you can shampoo your hair only one and use a conditioner. If you don’t like to use shampoo and you want to use only baking soda, your hair might get dry, so you might want to do a rinse with apple cider vinegar or just use some extra virgin olive oil on your ends.
Natural homemade anti dandruff treatment with lemon
Itchy scalp can make you scratch it even more and that way you can make your dandruff problem even worse. If you have an itchy scalp, you can make a simple natural homemade anti dandruff treatment with lemon. Make a cup of strong chamomile tea and and 2-3 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice to it. Rub the warm mixture onto your scalp, massage your scalp gently and leave it for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes wash your hair with mild shampoo and conditioner. You can also use this mixture as a final rinse after you’ve washed your hair.
Natural homemade anti dandruff treatment with apple cider vinegar
The acid of the apple cider vinegar vinegar can remove the dead skin from your scalp and reduce the dandruff. The easiest homemade anti dandruff treatment that you can do is to do an apple cider vinegar rinse after washing your hair. Just dissolve 3-4 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in warm water and rub it on your scalp after you’ve washed your hair, leave it for 5 minutes and rinse it with water. You can also use this treatment before washing your hair, just rub the liquid onto your scalp, leave it for 30 minutes and wash your hair with shampoo and conditioner. Make sure that you use unrefined apple cider vinegar because it’s not as harsh as the normal store bought vinegar.
Natural homemade anti dandruff treatment with green tea
Make an easy natural homemade anti dandruff treatment with green tea and tea tree oil. Just brew a cup of good strong green tea and leave it to cool slightly. Place the green tea in a squeeze bottle and add a few drops of tea tree oil. Shake the bottle well and rub the mixture into your scalp, leave it for 30-40 minutes and wash your hair as usual. If you like, you can also use this mixture as a final rinse after you’ve used shampoo and conditioner. Add a few drops of peppermint oil too if you like to get a clean and cooling sensation on your scalp.
Important! Consult your doctor if you have a skin condition that causes dandruff. For a chronic dandruff condition, don’t expect quick or ‘overnight’ results. Controlling your dandruff may require long-term special skin and hair care and special products prescribed by your doctor.