‘Shoulder snow’ is less than flattering and it definitely isn’t something you want to go out with. Don’t toss out all those dark colored tops and suits just yet. There’s a better way to deal with those annoying white flakes-the bane of beautiful hair.
As a matter of fact, you may be able to simply wash it away with your simple yet effective home remedies and would be a proud owner of a perfect silky and shiny crowning glory.
Effective Home Remedies For Dry Flaky Scalp
Massage With Oil
Add peels of lemon to coconut oil and let it stand for 10 days in sunshine. Strain and apply on the hair and cover your scalp with a towel. Leave for 30 minutes and then shampoo as usual.
Mix beetroot juice in vinegar or ginger juice and apply on the scalp. Leave for some time and then just wash it off. Do not shampoo that day or rub the juice of snake gourd on your scalp and shampoo after 20-25 minutes. You can also mix fresh apple juice and warm water in equal proportions. Massage into your hair and shampoo after fifteen minutes.
Soak some fenugreek seeds in water at night. Grind the seeds in the morning to a paste and apply it on your scalp. Let the paste dry by keeping it for 30-40 minutes. Shampoo as usual.
Aloe Vera Gel
Rub a generous amount of fresh aloe vera gel into your scalp and wash it off after 30 minutes.
Green Gram Mask
Mix together 2 tablespoons green gram powder and half a cup of curd. Wash your hair with this mixture twice a week. Apply a paste of fresh neem leaves on your scalp and shampoo after half an hour.
Mix together 1 tablespoon fenugreek seeds, 1 tablespoon black pepper powder and half cup milk. Gently massage this mixture into your scalp and shampoo after 30 minutes.
Grind some hibiscus leaves and flowers in to a paste and apply on the scalp for 30 minutes. Shampoo as usual.
Make a decoction out of green tea and water by boiling 2 teaspoons of green tea leaves in 3 cups of water for 15 minutes.
Cool and strain the water and massage your hair with this solution. Wash with a mild shampoo after 20 minutes.
Yogurt and Egg
Mix one egg with a cup of yogurt, whisk thoroughly and apply on the scalp. Cover your head with a towel or a shower cap. Wash it after 30 minutes. It helps in cleaning the dead cells.
After washing your hair normally, just pour a whole mug of milk for the last rinse and leave it for some time. Now apply some aloe vera gel on the scalp and wrap your head with a towel. Wash it off again after 30 minutes with normal water.
All these remedies help in circulation of the blood, nourishing the scalp and removing the dead cells around their roots. They are very effective in curing dry and flaky scalp and provide a healthy sheen to the hair. Active life style and nutritious diet also give positive results.