Dandruffs are an embarrassing problem that you might have been facing since a long time. Though there are numerous anti-dandruff shampoos available in the market, not all are effective in solving the issue for you. You can definitely get rid of dry scalp and also dandruff by preparing the homemade anti-dandruff shampoos with simple ingredients.
In this article we will share with you the detailed information on preparation of the homemade shampoos and the effective usage of it to solve your dandruff problems.
Fenugreek and Lemon Shampoo
Take 2 tablespoons of Fenugreek seeds and soak it overnight. Grind the seeds in the morning and add lemon juice to it and use as shampoo. The fenugreek seeds have a composition that is rich in protein and amino acids, encouraging healthy hair growth and warding off those wicked flakes in the process. They have a high concentration of lecithin (a natural emollient) that can help make hair stronger overall. Lemon is rich in citric acid and it controls the growth of flakes as well.
Aloe Gel Shampoo
Aloe Vera gel gives a great relief to most of the skin and hair problems. Using it as a shampoo can also give you relief from dandruff. It works because its constituents inhibit the process of skin cell proliferation. Simply apply the Aloe Vera gel to the scalp 15 minutes prior to washing your hair. After 15 minutes, shampoo and wash it as normal.
Take ½ cup of Apple cider vinegar or white vinegar and ½ cup of warm water. Mix together the warm water and vinegar in a cup. Now just pour the mixture over your hair, scrub it around gently for several minutes. You can rinse it thoroughly with water. Wait about 8-12 hours before taking a normal shower. Repeat once every week or two weeks, depending on how often you feel you need it. You will be assured to get great relief from itching and white bad flakes.
Aspirin includes salicylic acid which is actually main ingredient in most of the medicated dandruff shampoos. If you are flaking a lot then you can just crush two aspirins to a fine powder and add it to the normal amount of shampoo you use each time you wash your hair. Leave the mixture on your hair for 1-2 minutes, then rinse well and wash again with plain shampoo.
Mix one tablespoon of baking soda to every one cup of warm water. Stir the mixture well before applying it onto your hairs as shampoo. Initially you will feel your hairs are dry but after few days the natural oils will restore themselves soon, and they will be much more balanced than when using some commercial shampoo. You can also mix rosemary oil as optional, but some people find rosemary helps the dandruff in some way.
Dandruff blocking shampoo
Try to use at least one of these anti dandruff shampoo recipe at least once in a week. Other than these you need to take care of other important things that will not aid in the growth of more dandruff. Give your hair a nice hair wash and oil massage for every week once. Do not scratch your scalp more and move those flaky whites off your shoulder. Since dandruff will also cause some acne to appear on the forehead you can follow some homemade tips to get rid of the acne as well.