Home Remedies for Dandruff and Itchy Scalp

There are many home remedies for dry scalp to help one get rid of this problem. And the easiest one of them is to regularly massage the scalp and hair with lukewarm olive oil. Not only does the oil add shine to the hair and makes it look healthier, but also promotes better hair growth on the scalp and gets rid of the white flakes.

Applying yogurt on the hair for about 15 minutes before hair wash is also one of the most effective home remedies for dry scalp.

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A natural hair pack of egg mixed with yogurt can be made at home, and can be applied to the scalp twice in a week. It helps to add nourishment to the scalp and hair, and is a tried and tested, effective home remedy for dry scalp.

Many people take ground oatmeal and mix it with water to make a paste. This can be applied on the scalp for about 30 minutes before washing with cold water. One must know that washing one’s hair with very hot water too can cause damage to the scalp, and is a very common reason for the dryness of the scalp and the hair. Moreover, it can also make the hair dull and brittle. Therefore, one must always wash hair with cold water. In winters, one should use lukewarm water, and should increase oiling to compensate for the hot temperature of the water.

Vitamin B oil and Vitamin E oil are both very good to cure dry scalp and dandruff, and should be used frequently to massage one’s head. These can be mixed together with lavender oil for added benefits.