Dry Scalp in winters can be a major problem! These 5 ingredients help you overcome it!

Dry Scalp in winters can be a major problem! These 5 ingredients help you overcome it!
Dry Scalp in winters can be a major problem! These 5 ingredients help you overcome it!

Winter days bring a whole new skin and hair issues. Moisturizing is key for the skin, but what about your scalp? During this time of the year, the scalp, due to lack of hydration can turn flaky and itchy. With a little help from some of these common easily available kitchen ingredients, you get rid of itchy scalp and dandruff issues. It is simple, effective and convenient to use in the comforts of your home. So let us have a look on hair care simple tips and tricks.

1.Yogurt And Egg:-

One of the best natural moisturizers which give instant moisture to your scalp is yogurt because of the lactic acid and zinc present in it. Eggs are rich in protein that helps to nourish and protect the scalp from potential damage. The combination of the two ingredients can instantly help in reducing flakiness and itching in the dry scalp.

2.Aloe Vera:-

This plant has many beauty benefits, for hair and skin alike. Aloe Vera is anti-inflammatory in nature which reduces skin irritation and helps in reducing dryness of the skin. You can use pure aloe Vera gel and apply it to your scalp. Let it settle for about 15 minutes before washing it away with warm water.

3.Coconut Oil:-

All oils, especially coconut oil, have been used for hair care for ages. Reducing dry scalp conditions is one of the many benefits of this oil. The oil has antifungal and antibacterial properties which help in reducing the risk of infections. The best way to apply coconut oil is to warm it up and use it directly on the scalp and especially during the cold winter months. Apply it directly to the scalp and massage it in circular motions. Leave the oil on the scalp for at least half an hour before washing it away.

4.Baking Soda With Olive Oil:-

Baking soda is known to have antifungal and antibacterial properties. Olive oil on the other hand is a moisturizing agent. The combination of the two can enable to moisturise the dry scalp, exfoliate it and reduce flakiness. Make a thick paste using equal quantities of baking soda and olive oil. Apply the paste to your scalp and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

5.Onion Juice:-

The high levels of sulfur present in onions can help you get rid of an itchy scalp and dry scalp conditions. Onions are also known to promote healthy hair growth. You can grate an onion to get its juice. Add honey to the juice and apply the mixture to your scalp. Let it sit for half an hour before rinsing it off. Mix onion juice with honey will for a scalp absent of dandruff.

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