I believe most of you might have heard this term for the first time. Scalp Scrub. We all understand the importance of scrubbing. Scrubbing helps to remove the dead cells and reveal the fresh skin underneath. Similarly Our hair too need a weekly scrubbing session to open up the scalp pores and keep it healthy. Scrubbing would also help to penetrate the minerals and moisturizers effectively into your scalp. Now you must be wondering where would we get those scalp scrubs ? No need to worry. Today we would be sharing few simple recipes of Homemade scalp scrubs which you can use to keep your scalp healthy. Few things to keep in mind before we start this discussion. Always use the scalp scrub on wet hair and massage gently. You would need to scrub scalp only once in a week and prefer to wash hair with cold water.
Here Are Some Of The Easy Recipes Of Homemade Scalp Scrubs:
1. Baking Soda And Conditioner Scrub
To prepare this Scrub you would need one tablespoon of baking soda, three tablespoons of your regular conditioner and few drops of your favorite essential oil. You can use any oil such as lavender , tea tree or pepper mint. Mix all the ingredients well and make a thick paste. Your scalp scrub is ready. Now massage your scalp gently with this scrub for five minutes and wash off afterwards with regular shampoo and condition. Baking soda helps to remove the scalp build up and sooth the itchy scalp.
2. Oatmeal And Brown Sugar Scrub
This is again a very simple recipe. You would need two tablespoons of brown sugar , one tablespoon of finely grounded oatmeal and one tablespoon of your regular conditioner. Mix these ingredients and make a paste. Use this scrub to massage your scalp in circular motion.Brown sugar is one of the best exfoliators which would not irritate your scalp.
3. Honey And Brown Sugar Scrub
This particular scrub also nourishes the scalp due to honey. To prepare this scrub you would need one tablespoon of raw honey, four tablespoons of brown sugar and two tablespoons of your conditioner. Mix all the ingredients and form a thick paste. Scrub your scalp with this mixture for 5 minutes and let it sit for another 5 minutes afterwards. Wash off with mild shampoo and condition as usual.
4. Cornmeal Scrub
This scrub helps to get rid of scalp build up as well as hair build up. Only two ingredients would require to prepare this recipe. Clarifying shampoo and cornmeal. Take the equal quantity of both the ingredients and mix well. You can also add few drops of your favorite essential oil. Now scrub your scalp with this mixture for few minutes and wash off later with cold water and condition.
5. Jojoba Oil And Brown Sugar Scrub
This scrub also helps you to moisturize your scalp which helps to get rid of itchy scalp and dandruff. To prepare this scrub you would need two tablespoons of jojoba oil and two tablespoons of brown sugar. Add few drops of pepper mint oil to it. Mix all the ingredients well and make a thick paste. Apply this scrub on your scalp and massage gently in circular motion for at least 5 minutes. Let is sit for 10 minutes afterwards and wash off with mild shampoo.
Since you are aware of these homemade scalp scrubs now , Do try them and let us know your results.