8 Useful and Effective Ways to Treat Oily Scalp

Oily Scalp Lead to Unpleasant Smell and Hair Loss

 

Oily scalp lead to unpleasant smell and hair loss

Oily scalp lead to unpleasant smell and hair loss

People who have oily skin tend to get oily scalp and oil deposit on their face and hair. For them, it becomes a necessity to clear off their skin and scalp as well for maintaining the health of both.

Shampooing the scalp alone will not help as oil glands will again secrete the oil and it will get deposited on the scalp. Oily scalp also gives an unpleasant smell to the hair and it also leads to hairfall.

Home Remedies Help in Getting Rid of Oily Scalp

Here are some effective home remedies that will give freedom from the oily scalp and maintain the health of the scalp and hair as well.

Remedy 1#: Reetha Nuts

 

Reetha acts as a cleanser and keeps hair strong

Reetha acts as a cleanser and keeps hair strong

Reetha acts as a cleanser and keeps hair strong

Reetha is a natural hair tonic which can be applied directly over the hair. Reetha keeps the hair dark and strong. It also promotes hair growth and cleans the scalp as well. Reetha also treats oily scalp and hair. Just take some 5-8 reetha nuts and soak them in the water. It creates lather and you can massage it well in your hair. Now wash off with plain water to get oil-free hair.

Remedy 2#: Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera gel proves to be very beneficial in treating the oily scalp and various skin problems. It is available easily in your garden or from nearby nursery. Take 1 Aloe Vera stem and cut it from the middle. Take out the gel from the middle of the stem and then apply this on your scalp. Apply more to these areas where you feel that oil secretion is more than usual.

Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera Gel

You can also add juice of half lemon to it to make it more effective. Keep it for 20 minutes and then rinse off with mild shampoo. This will clean your scalp and take away excessive oil secretion from the scalp. Try this remedy twice in a week for effective results.

Remedy 3#: Honey with Banana

Banana and honey helps in giving a clean and healthy scalp

Banana and honey helps in giving a clean and healthy scalp

Banana and honey helps in giving a clean and healthy scalp

Take 1 ripe banana and blend it well in a blender to get a thick paste. To this, add two tbsp of honey. Mix it well and apply it over your hair evenly covering all the hair. Keep this pack for 20 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water. You need to follow this treatment twice in a week to get rid of excessive oily scalp.

Remedy 4#: Tomatoes

Tomato has acidic properties which keeps the excess oil in control and it also helps in keeping the scalp clean. Tomato balances the pH level of your scalp which is necessary to maintain its health.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Cut a ripe tomato and take out its juice from the middle part. Now mix this juice with 1 tbsp fuller earth powder. Mix it well and apply it on your scalp evenly. Cover your hair with a shower cap and keep it for 30 minutes. Wash off with plain water and you will get an oil-free scalp.

Remedy 5#: Beer

Beer gives a clean scalp and conditions hair

Beer gives a clean scalp and conditions hair

Beer gives a clean scalp and conditions hair

Beer can easily be found in the market or at home too. It is very nourishing for hair as it works as a very good cleanser and conditioner for hair. It also reduces the excess oil from the scalp. Just take 1 can of beer and pour it on your scalp. Now massage it gently in your scalp and wait for 15 minutes. Drain out excess beer and cover your head with a shower cap. Wash it off with plain water and get smooth hair and clean scalp.

Remedy 6#: Henna Leaves

Henna is available in powder form in the market and you can also use henna leaves of you can find them easily. Take 2 tbsps of henna powder and mix it with warm water to get thick paste and then leave it overnight in a vessel. Next day morning just mix the paste evenly and apply it over your scalp and hair evenly.

Henna Leaves

Henna Leaves

Cover your head with a shower cap and leave for 2 hours. Once its dry, wash it with simple water. Henna is a good conditioner for hair and leaves the scalp clean and clear from excess oil.

Remedy 7#: Apple Cider Vinegar

Take 1 cup each of apple cider vinegar and water. Mix them well and then wash your scalp with it slowly so that it reaches all portions. Let it remain on your scalp for 10 minutes and then wash it with some lukewarm water. Apple cider vinegar has acidic properties which cleanses the scalp and keeps hair soft and smooth.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar


Remedy 8#: Lemon

Lemon has citric acid which take away excess oil

Lemon has citric acid which take away excess oil

Lemon has citric acid which take away excess oil

Lemon is rich in citric acid which helps in removing excess oil from the scalp and the skin as well. Take 1 lemon and cut it in half, now take 1 part at a time and rub it on your scalp gently so that it get to the roots of the hair.

Let this be there in your hair for 10 minutes and then wash off with plain water. If required you can also use a mild shampoo after this to clean your scalp.

These effective home remedies will give you healthy scalp and hair

These effective home remedies will give you healthy scalp and hair

These effective home remedies will give you healthy scalp and hair

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