No one wants to admit they have dandruff. So what can you do to get rid of that dry, itchy scalp? Besides using a medicated dandruff shampoo, there are a few natural remedies that may also help.
One easy solution is to apply plain yogurt to your scalp as a type of hair mask. Let is sit for a 10-15 minutes and then rinse out. Because of yogurt’s thickness, you may need to wash your hair with shampoo a couple of times.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Another easy solution involves mixing equal parts apple cider vinegar and water. Pour the mixture onto your scalp and gently scrub. Within a few days of using this solution you should start to see a reduction in your dandruff.
You’ve probably heard about the many benefits of baking soda, but did you know it is also great for treating dandruff? For best results, gently scrub the soda into damp hair and then rinse.
Shampoo your hair, skip the conditioner and let your hair air dry. Then pour a generous amount of coconut oil onto your scalp, massaging it in and then let it sit for 10 minutes. Finally wash the coconut oil out, this may require and few shampoos. repeat this treatment once or twice a week.
Tea Tree Oil
Finally, tea tree oil isn’t just good for your face; it is also good for removing dandruff. Use a shampoo with at least 5% tea tree oil. To receive the most benefit from this treatment, be sure to massage it into into your scalp and let it sit for 3-5 minutes.