Hair Masks To Treat Dandruff Effectively At Home
These days there is no specific season for dealing with dandruff as it comes and goes on its own in any given season or weather. Dandruff is usually caused by dry scalp, pollution, unhealthy eating habits and stress as well.
Dandruff causes lot of scalp problems so treat your scalp with healthy hair masks
Here are some healthy hair masks that can be easily prepared at home to treat the dandruff with immediate effect and it also helps in giving you healthy and lustrous hair. Prepare these masks at home and see their magic on your hair minus dandruff.
1# Green Tea And Peppermint Oil
Green tea is a great conditioner along with peppermint oil that keeps your hair smooth. They also contains antioxidants that helps in keeping the scalp healthy and nourished. Take 1cup of green tea and add 2-3 drops of peppermint oil in it. Now add 1 tsp of white vinegar as this helps in maintaining the oil production in the hair. Before rinsing your hair with this mixture just rinse your hair in normal water and then pour this mixture on your hair. Keep it on your hair for 5 minutes and then wash with mild shampoo. This will keep your scalp healthy and free from dandruff.
2# Hibiscus And Fenugreek Mask
Hibiscus and fenugreek moisturizes the scalp and prevents dandruff
Hibiscus gives treatment to the scalp by preventing and minimizing the onset of dandruff and also keeps your hair smooth and silky. Fenugreek on the other hand prevents the hair fall and acts fast on dandruff as well. Take 10-12 leaves of hibiscus and 1 tbs of fenugreek seeds along with half cup of yogurt.
Soak the fenugreek seeds overnight in a cup of water and blend these seeds with hibiscus leaves in a blender next morning. Now add half cup yogurt to this paste and blend it once more till you get a smooth paste. Now, apply this paste on your hair roots and let it stay on your scalp for half an hour. Wash this mask with a mild shampoo to get silky hair and dandruff free scalp.
3# Avocado Hair Mask
Avocado is very rich in antioxidants that keeps the scalp healthy and provides deep conditioning to hair and scalp as well. Take 1 ripe avocado, 2 tbs honey and 2 tbs olive oil and then mix them well in a bowl. Mash the avocado well to make a smooth paste. Apply this hair pack on your hair roots and then down to the tips. Cover your entire scalp with this mask and if you wish you can cover your head with a shower cap as you need to wear this mask for good 45 minutes. Wash the hair mask with a shampoo and you will get dandruff free and smooth hair. Repeat this once a week for healthy hair and scalp.
4# Egg And Yogurt Mask
Egg and yogurt are good moisturizers and helps in keeping the scalp dandruff-free. They also give give conditioning to your hair and nourishes your scalp well which also leads to less hairfall. Take 2 egg yolks if you have dry hair and 2 egg whites if your hair are oily. In case you have normal hair, then you take 1 whole egg. Add 2 tbs of olive oil, 1 cup yogurt and 1 tbsp lemon juice into it. Mix these ingredients well to form a smooth paste. Apply this mask on your hair from root to tips and let it stay for 20 minutes. Wash the mask with water first and then use a mild shampoo for a final rinse. Use cool water to wash your hair, avoid using lukewarm or hot water. Use this mask once a week to provide your scalp with the nourishment that it wants so that it stays dandruff free and healthy.
5# Mayonnaise Hair Mask
Mayonnaise has vinegar that helps in cutting down the dandruff and keeps the scalp healthy
Mayonnaise contains vinegar that helps in cutting off dandruff from the scalp and yogurt helps in keeping it healthy and nourished. Take half cup sour curd and 2 tbs mayonnaise with 2 tbs aloe vera. Combine all the ingredients in the bowl and make a smooth mixture.
Apply this hair mask starting from the roots to the tips of your hair. Keep this mask on your scalp for 1 hour and then wash off with a mild shampoo. Rinse well so that all the contents are flushed out from your hair. Repeat this 1-2 times in a week and be free from the dandruff.
6# Garlic And Honey Mask
Garlic is rich in salicylic acid that helps in treating dandruff and it has anti-microbial properties as well that helps in improving the scalp. Take 6 garlic cloves and 7 tbs of honey to make this mask for your hair. Crush the garlic cloves in a bowl and after 10 minutes add honey to this. Again, give this mask a good mix and then apply to the roots of your hair and leave for about 5-10 minutes. Rinse this hair mask with mild shampoo and see your hair going free from dandruff and other scalp related problems. Use this on your scalp once in a week.
Mrs. Divya Sharma is an avid writer with a vast experience of almost 15 years in writing career. She did her MA in English from IGNOU along with Diploma course in Journalism from YMCA, New Delhi. She has worked as a Content Manager with Times Of India, Noida for 10 years. Writing is her passion and she tries to give her best every time she writes on any given topic. Writing articles on home remedies is her area of interest and she has gained immense knowledge by writing and researching a lot in this field.