Smelly hair is characterized by unpleasant odor which comes from scalp. There is no particular age limit for this disease, it can occur to any person who doesn’t maintain proper hygiene. This mainly occurs to the people having oily hair because oil hair gets easily attracted towards environmental pollutants. Another main reason is due to stress and also hormonal imbalance. Scalp infections and fungal infections can also lead to smelly hair. But there is no need to worry, there are number of homemade remedies to overcome this issue.
Following Top Home Remedies To Treat Smelly Hair:
In addition to number of other features, lavender oil is quite effective in treating smelly hairs. It just not only provides treatment against itching as well as inflammation but also provides treatment to have smell free scalp. This oil must be applied lightly over the scalp after shampooing.
Make a hair mask from tomato and apply it on your hair. Leave it for about half an hour prior to taking shampoo. Tomato maintains natural PH balance and provides smell free hair.
Grind onion and apply its juice to scalp. Leave it for about half an hour before shampooing. Ultimately you will be free from smelly and non-sticky hairs. It’s because onion is rich in anti-fungal properties.
It helps to overcome bad smell and excessive oiliness of hairs. This is one of the effective remedy for treating smelly hair. Mix baking soda with water in 3:1 ratio. Apply this thick and smooth paste on wet hairs and leave for about 5-10 minutes, then rinse it in lukewarm water. Repeat this remedy once in week.
Take some amount of fresh curds as per your requirements. Add egg white to it. Blend it nicely and apply to hair. Rinse your hair after half an hour with cold water.
Lemon is used not only for treating itchy scalp but on the other hand it also used for providing pleasant fragrance to hair. Regular use of lemon to hair makes your hair shiny and smooth. It also helps to get off from dandruff and other scalp infections.
Orange juice checks for the presence of excess oil content and dandruff in hair. The peels of orange can help to deodorize your hair. You can apply orange juice in number of different ways. Boil the peel of orange powder. Allow it to cool. Rinse your hair with this solution. Leave it for about 10 minutes and then rinse with cold water. You can also apply orange juice directly and rinse after five minutes.
Garlic oil is rich in anti-fungal properties. It also comprises of sulfur content which is responsible for killing smell producing bacteria. Garlic oil is easily available in almost all the drug stores and in beauty stores as well. This can be easily in home as well. Add some garlic cloves into coconut oil and heat it.
Neem oil is widely used for treating scalp infections and at the same instance of time it is also used to treat smelly hairs because of its anti-septic properties. Massage few drops of neem oil to scalp and leave it for entire night. Then shampoo your hair next morning with mild shampoo.
A combination of rosemary oil and lime juice is quite beneficial for treating smelly hair. Follow this remedy at least twice a week. Apply this oil and leave for overnight and wash your hair with mild shampoo next morning. In the same way, you can make use of olive oil, lavender oil and jojoba oil as well.