Dry scalp can be caused by many physical and environmental reasons. Some common causes are extreme weather conditions, poor diet, and stress. The scalp becomes tight and itchy due to lack of natural oils. Flakes of dry skin start to form and fall off when hair is combed and brushed. Natural relief of dry scalp can include application of home remedies, massage to stimulate oil productions and wrapping your head in a warm towel to steam affected areas. Does this Spark an idea?
There are natural remedies available to help moisturize the scalp and soothe dryness. These remedies can help to restore the scalp’s natural ph balance.
Olive oil and lavender
Mix ½ cup warm olive oil with 5 drops of lavender essential oil. Massage the mixture into scalp, leave in hair for an hour, and then rinse out with warm water. Repeat twice a week until dry scalp is relieved. Continue using once a month to keep scalp moisturized.
Massage aloe Vera Gel into scalp and leave in for an hour. Rinse gel out of hair with warm water until it runs clear. This remedy can be used daily for relief.
Mix two drops tea tree oil, ¼ cup apple cider vinegar, and ½ cup honey. Massage mixture into scalp for 15 minutes, then leave in hair for an hour before rinsing out. Repeat this process weekly until scalp has healed
Simmer 12 tbsp. oatmeal in 6 cups boiling water for an hour. Strain oatmeal, then add 5 drops rosemary and 5 drops lavender oil. Allow mixture to cool before applying to scalp. Leave in hair for 10 minutes before washing out. You can use this once a week to relieve dry scalp.
Mix one cup coconut milk, 5 drops almond oil, two tablespoons flour, and 5 drops olive oil. Apply mixture to scalp, leave in for 30 minutes, and then shampoo out. Use this mixture on hair once a week