Dandruff is annoying, and it is tough to deal with this condition on a regular basis. Dandruff occurs when scalp becomes dry or greasy and as a result produces white flakes of dead skin.
Besides dry skin, dandruff is also caused due to sensitivity to certain hair products, skin conditions like eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, stress, hormones and immune related issues.
There is no dearth for anti-dandruff products in the market. However, one can also try these homemade hair masks that can treat dandruff naturally and provide complete nourishment.
Hair Masks For Dandruff:
Hibiscus and Fenugreek Mask:
Fistful of fresh hibiscus leaves
100 gms fenugreek seeds
½ cup sour curd
Soak fenugreek seeds overnight in sour curd
In the morning, grind it with fresh hibiscus leaves
Apply the mixture on the scalp, at the hair roots
Wait for an hour.
Wash it with a mild shampoo for a dandruff free, luscious hair
Apply this mask at least twice in a week for better results
Egg yolk and Olive Oil Mask:
1 egg yolk
15 ml olive oil
In a bowl, whisk egg yolk and olive oil till the mixture turns frothy
Apply it on the scalp at the root of hair, massage gently
Wait for an hour. Wash it with mild shampoo and in lukewarm water
How It Works: Egg yolk is loaded with vitamin A that keeps your hair shiny. Olive oil helps in conditioning and keeping the scalp healthy. When mixed together these two ingredients help in maintaining healthy scalp and in fighting dandruff.
Aloe Vera and Eucalyptus Oil Mask
1 Aloe Vera gel
3 to 5 drops of Essential eucalyptus oil
In a bowl, combine aloe vera gel and eucalyptus oil.
Apply it on the scalp and gently massage for 10 minutes thoroughly
Rinse hair with lukewarm water
How It Works:
Aloe Vera moisturizes dry scalp and keeps it bacteria free. When mixed it essential eucalyptus oil, it not only clears dandruff but also reduces itchiness.