Dandruff is a common hair problem suffered by an individual that brings down ones confidence and image. It usually occurs in winter season wherein the scalp becomes too dry and flaky. However, the best way to get rid of dandruff without using harsh chemicals is resorting to homemade hair packs. So wash out your dandruff worries now. Here is some best homemade anti-dandruff hair packs that say goodbye to dandruff all naturally.
Curd, Aloe Vera and Mayonnaise Hair Pack
This pack not only helps treat dandruff, but also gives you soft, moisturized, and shiny hair. All you need is a clean bowl, cup of curd, mayonnaise and fresh Aloe Vera gel. In the bowl, add one big cup of curd, add 2 big spoons of mayonnaise, add 2 spoons of Aloe Vera gel and mix well. Add vitamin E oil or capsules in this mixture. Divide your hair into four sections, and apply this mixture thoroughly on your scalp. Leave it for an hour and wash your hair with cold water. You can also squeeze in lemon before apply the mask into the hair.
Indian lilac (Neem), Amla, Reetha, and Shikkakai Hair Pack
Indian lilac commonly known as neem is a very good antiseptic, anti-fungal product that cures dandruff and scalp issues. Amla, reetha, shikkakai will give you lustrous and healthy hair. To make this hair pack, mix neem powder, dry amla powder, reetha powder, and shikkakai powder in equal quantities and make a thick paste out of it by adding water. Apply on the scalp thoroughly and wash off after 1 hour.
Olive Oil Hair Pack
Olive oil works wonders to ward off scalp dryness and dandruff altogether. To prepare this hair pack, all you need is yogurt and olive oil. Olive oil has moisturizing properties and also hydrates the scalp, and gets rid of the flakes and itchiness. Yogurt has lactic acid with its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties hydrates and strengthens the hair. In a bowl, add four tablespoons of yogurt with one tablespoon of olive oil and mix well. Apply on the hair and scalp, leave it for 30 minutes, and then shampoo your hair.
Fenugreek and Amla Hair Pack
This hair pack comes with potent ingredients that not only cures scalp problems like dandruff, but also reduces hair fall drastically. The ingredients required are half cup yogurt, 2 tablespoons of fenugreek (methi) seeds, a bunch of curry leaves, and 2 whole amla. Soak all these ingredients in yogurt overnight. Grind it into a paste the next day. Apply this paste on the scalp and hair, leave it for an hour or two, and rinse it off using a mild shampoo.
Orange peel pack
Orange peel has great benefits when it comes to hair as its acidic property helps reduce excess oil and conditions hair. Mix orange peel and lemon in a grinder to bring it to a paste. Apply this on scalp, leave it for an hour and rinse it off. Repeat this 2-3 times a week for best results.
Fuller earth (multani mitti) hair pack
Fuller earth works miracle for hair and scalp as it removes excess oil and fights irritation. To prepare this pack, you need to make pack of fuller earth and water and add lemon juice. Apply it on hair and scalp, leave it for 30 minutes and rinse it off using a shampoo.
Baking soda hair pack
Baking soda helps you to get rid of dandruff as its alkaline nature eliminates dead skin cells by acting as a mild exfoliate. To make this pack, add few drops of water in baking soda to form a paste. Apply it on hair and scalp, leave it for few minutes and rinse it off.
Banana, honey and lemon hair pack
Blend two bananas with two teaspoon of olive oil, honey and juice of one lemon to a paste. Apply this mixture on hair and scalp, leave it for 30 minutes and rinse it off. This hair mask helps in maintain a frizz-free and dandruff free hair.
Hibiscus leaves and flower hair pack
Hibiscus flowers are very good for the hair and it doubles as an anti-dandruff hair pack or as mask for voluminous hair. To make this exclusive hair pack, you need to boil hibiscus flowers and leaves in water and let it cool. Drain the water and blend it to a paste. Add coconut oil and massage on the scalp. Leave it for 45 minutes and wash your hair.
Henna, Egg, and Lemon Hair Pack
Using this hair packs will help you get rid of dandruff providing nourishment to your hair. These hair packs are rich in vitamins to stimulate blood circulation, condition and restore strength from roots to tips. It also regains the lost shine, adds life to dull lifeless hair, prevents hair fall and makes it look healthier, softer and lustrous. Do not forget to pick these simple ingredients from the stores that exclusively help your hair from scalp issues.