Kiss Dandruff Goodbye: Natural Remedies For A Clean Scalp
Sometimes what you're looking for is right underneath your nose.
Admit it, we've all suffered from dandruff [or flakes as some call it] at some point or another. No need to feel some type of way, it happens. For some, it happens far more often and it seems like there's nothing that will stop the snow from falling. Okay, maybe you didn't find that funny, but dandruff is nothing to be ashamed of. Some people suffer from dry, itchy scalps more than others. If you're that person and you feel like you've tried every dandruff fighting shampoo on the shelf, save your money.
More times than often, the perfect remedy is right in the comfort of our own home. Open your pantry and get ready to kiss those flakes goodbye because I have five home remedies that will make your dandruff disappear for good.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR METHOD
Benefits of ACV:
- Contains healthy mallic acid and enzymes
- Kills dandruff causing bacteria
Directions: Dilute the ACV with warm water. Gently massage onto your scalp for a couple minutes. Rinse with cool water. Do this a couples times a week.
TEA TREE OIL METHOD
Benefits of Tea Tree Oil:
- Moisturizes scalp
- Cleans scalp
- Clears bacteria
- Unclogs excess sebum from hair follicles
Directions: Fill bottle with both tea tree oil and coconut oil. Shake well. Massage mixture into both hair and scalp. Leave on hair overnight and wash hair as normal the following day.
RAW HONEY METHOD
- Restores scalp’s natural moisture
- Contains powerful vitamins and minerals
- Relieves itching
- Heals scalp
Directions: Dilute raw honey with water. Apply mixture on wet hair. Massage into scalp and leave for about 3 hours. Rinse with warm water.
COCONUT OIL METHOD
Benefits of Coconut Oil:
- Repairs damaged hair
- Conditions scalp
- Naturally anti-fungal
- High in vitamin E
Directions: Mix coconut oil with your favorite sulfate free shampoo. Apply coconut oil onto the shaft of your hair and scalp. Let sit for up to an hour. Shampoo with mixture and rinse completely.
BAKING SODA METHOD
- Exfoliates scalp
- Breaks down excess skin cells
Directions: Mix baking soda and warm water. Stir mixture and massage into hair leaving on for 5-10 minutes. Rinse completely.