Dandruff and itchy scalp are common problems that maximum people face during winters due to their preference of washing head in hot water.
Other factors that cause this problem are poor hair brushing and shampooing habits, dry skin, stress and improper diets.
If you have also been struggling with this problem, these few remedies can help.
Trust me! Dandruff is difficult to get rid of but not impossible. Here is the list of the most effective remedies.
Coconut Oil & Lemon: Lemon balances the pH of your scalp and keeps dandruff at bay.
Remedy: Mix 2 tablespoons of coconut oil with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and massage your scalp gently with this mixture. Leave it for 15-20 minutes. Then, shampoo your hair.
Curd: Rich in Vitamin-B and Protein, the curd protects scalp from antibacterial infection and keeps dandruff at bay.
Remedy: Mix 2 teaspoon of black pepper powder in 1 cup of curd. Massage your scalp with this mixture. Leave it for an hour, and then wash it off with shampoo.
Baking Soda: It works by clearing your scalp, it sucks out all the dirt and grime and keeps your scalp healthy.
Remedy: Mix 2 tablespoon of baking soda with 1 cup of lukewarm water. Apply the mixture on your scalp. Leave it for 2-3 seconds, now rinse off with water.
Apple Cider Vinegar: The anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory property of Apple Cider Vinegar makes it the best remedy for dandruff.
Remedy: Mix 1 cup distilled water, ¼ cup ACV, 5 drops tea tree oil, ½ teaspoon olive oil, and the juice of half a lemon. Apply this mixture on your scalp. Leave it for 45-50 minutes. Now, shampoo your hair.
Neem Juice: Neem-the herb comes with anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties.
Remedy: Take around 40-50 neem leaves, boil them in 1 liter water, till the water turns greenish. You can use this solution to rinse hair.