All of us go through the problem of dryness of scalp or hair at some or other point of our lives. It is caused by the depletion in the quantity of our natural body oil. As a result of which sufficient oiliness doesn’t reach the skin surface through the underlying pores, which leads to dryness and itching.Many factors contribute to the decrease in the secretion of body oils- like poor blood circulation, wrong beauty regimes, insufficient water intake, poor nutrition, unsuitable climatic conditions, dirt and pollutants etc.or it may even be the fallout of some skin infection.
Cheap hair product chemicals, overuse of blow-dryers and hair irons, vitamin deficient food habits, too much exposure to cold wind and direct sunlight and skin conditions like eczema and dermatitis are all banes of a healthy scalp. Don’t go chasing after costly chemical treatments, medicines and beauty products that offer more than they can deliver, but go ‘natural’ instead. Here are some home remedies to do away with that persistent dryness.
Application Of Oil
Gradual scalp massaging with nutritious oils like coconut, almond or olive etc. go a long way in rejuvenating your skin. The trick is to mix and match these different healthy lubricators. You can even warm the oil a little bit and then massage it gently for a better effect. Leave it overnight on your scalp and then you can shampoo it off the next day and follow it up with a suitable conditioner. This will not only rejuvenate your hair but will also bring a healthy sheen.
Apply Natural Products
Yoghurt can do wonders to your dry scalp and when mixed with egg becomes a potent conditioner. Apple vinegar has great antimicrobial properties, if applied on scalp it will not only cleanse it well but will also be effective in treating the persistent dryness. Application of lemon juice is also a great remedial measure; mix it up with a little coconut oil to do the trick. Message with oatmeal removes the dead cells from your scalp and thus help with the skin dryness.
Massage Your Scalp
Massaging your scalp daily improves the blood circulation and it is the key to a healthy well-oiled scalp. Take any natural or herbal oil and apply it on your head, now comb it out to get an even spread. Once this is achieved massage the oil on your scalp with gentle hands for stimulating your blood circulation. Do this daily; it is one surefire way towards healthy skin and radiant hair.
Fix Your Diet And Use Weather Protectants
Avoid dehydrating agents like the plague. Imbibing too much tea, coffee or alcohol may lead to dryness of skin, since they work against the body’s natural moisturizing mechanisms. Drinking a lot of water helps you to fight the dryness, so don’t forget to drink at least 8 glasses of water every day.Include food items rich in vitamin B and omega-3 fatty acid like green and leafy vegetables, whole grains, bread, egg, berries, fish etc. in your diet. These are natural fighters against sebum loss. Use hat, scarf and umbrella to shield your head from the elements when you move outdoors.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.