Get rid of Dry scalp

By on December 13, 2011

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Dry Scalp

Dry scalp is irritating itchy and flaky . Save yourself from all the vexation it causes by using these best conditioners for dry scalp which can be easily made at home from scratch.

Dry scalp is the most irritating condition when you are trying to focus at work or have to head out for a party. The constant itch is unbearable and the shedding white flakes resembles dandruff, which becomes a major cause of embarrassment. Coloring your hair, change of water from soft to hard, excessive use of shampoo or other hair products can cause a dry scalp. Exposure to extreme weather conditions such as hot or cold weathers can further worsen the condition. Fortunately, dry scalp can be treated with some hair care.


A dry scalp occurs when the sebaceous glands which lie below the skin of the person’s scalp stop producing enough oil. This could be due to a number of reasons. Some of them include harsh shampoos, dry weather, pollution, and the chemicals from hard water and so on. There are several natural remedies that you can try to deal with this problem.

Try out some of the best conditioners for dry scalp which can be easily made at home to get rid of the soreness. So, take a look at these remediesand find out how can you treat your dry scalp naturally.

# Massaging: Massaging is most beneficial home remedy for dry scalp. It promotes blood circulation. It also helps to stimulate the sebaceous glands and this is turns releases more oil to the scalp. Mix up hair oil by combining 4 drops of lavender oil, Vitamin E oil, Vitamin B oil and an ounce of almond oil. These ingredients are excellent for the scalp.

# Apple cider vinegar: Condition your hair with apple cider vinegar. After shampooing, pour some diluted apple cider vinegar on your scalp. Do not rinse this apple cider vinegar off – leave it in your hair. There might be a slight odor when it is wet, but this will disappear once your hair dries. To make up the diluted apple cider vinegar, mix 2 tablespoons of it in one glass of water. This is another home remedy for dry scalp.

# Add 20 drops of tea tree oil and/or 5 drops of Eucalyptus oil to the shampoo you use. This mixture helps to stimulate your scalp and also eliminates an itchy scalp.

# Another effective cure for dry scalp is to use a natural shampoo. Avoid a shampoo that has harsh ingredients and chemical additives. All these reduce sebum production. Check the list of ingredients on the shampoo carefully. Even shampoos which are labeled natural often contain chemicals and sulfates.

# Milk and honey is another excellent home remedy for dry scalp. Combine ¼ cup of honey and a cup half filled with milk. You may mix 3 tablespoons of extra virgin oil to get better results. Massage this into your scalp and leave on for two hours if you have an itchy dry scalp. Wash this off later using a mild shampoo. You could make use of this before shampooing.

# Aloe vera juice moisturizes a dry scalp. Apply this juice to your hair as often as you need to. It does not make the hair look greasy at all. When purchasing aloe vera juice for this purpose, ensure that you purchase one that has no added sugar.