Dry scalp can have a number of different causes, though the most common is a reaction to the change in weather or a harsh ingredient in hair care products.
No matter the cause, we’ve put together some solutions for at-home treatment you can try to treat your dry scalp.
Coconut oil has long been used for its healthy effects on skin and scalp. It can moisturize the scalp, and its antifungal and antibacterial properties can help reduce the risk of infections.
2. Tea tree oil:
Tea tree oil has strong antiseptic, antifungal, and antibiotic properties that can relieve dry scalp and its symptoms. That’s why mostly dandruff shampoos have tea tree oil in them as the main ingredient.
3. Aloe vera:
Aloe Vera has a number of properties that works for dry, itchy scalp. It has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce skin irritation, and it’s also an effective moisturizing agent.
4. Apple cider vinegar:
Apple cider vinegar has several great health benefits that can reduce symptoms of dry scalp.
Its antimicrobial, which means it, can eliminate the bacteria or fungi that could cause itchiness. It’s also anti-inflammatory, and it can help exfoliate your scalp, both of which treat dry scalp itself.
5. Mashed bananas:
Bananas are nourishing and moisturizing, making them a great treatment for dry scalp and even dandruff.
Dry scalp can be uncomfortable, but it’s highly treatable. Many cases of dry scalp respond well to a change in your hair care products or routine and home remedies can certainly help speed up the process.
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About the Author: Dr. Sayyam Azam is acertified dermatologist who has specialized in Clinical Dermatology (Pakistan) and Aesthetic Medicine (US). During her specialization, she was involved in multiple clinical as well as aesthetic dermatological procedures such as botox, fillers, and chemical peels. As a licensed dermatologist, she is now running a state-of-the- art Aesthetic Center (The Face Clinic) in Multan, Pakistan