Oily hair is a problem faced by many. If your hair becomes oily within a day of washing it, then you have oily hair. This is caused by excess secretion of oil by the glands located in beneath the hair shaft. A minimal amount of oil secretion is necessary to keep your hair safe and prevent breakage of hair shafts. However, when the oil secretion crosses a limit then it becomes a problem. Oily hair is promotes dandruff and causes itchiness. It is also a cosmetic problem since oily hair tends to clump and looks dull and lifeless. Here are few home remedies that help you to take care of your oily hair effectively.
Here Are Simple Home Remedies For Oily Hair And Scalp:
Apple Cider Vinegar
Make a diluted solution of apple cider vinegar by mixing 3-4 spoons of apple cider vinegar in a cup of water. After shampooing your hair, apply the diluted apple cider vinegar on your scalp and hair. Leave it or 10-15 minutes. Wash off thoroughly with water. Repeat every day for good results.
Tomato And Fuller’s Earth
Grind 1 ripe tomato into a paste. Add a spoon of fuller’s earth to the tomato pulp. Make into a paste. Apply this paste on your scalp and hair. Leave it for 30-40 minutes. Wash off thoroughly with cold water. Repeat this 2-3 times in a week to reduce the oily secretions in your scalp.
Banana And Honey
Take a ripe banana. Mash it well in a blender. Add 3-4 spoons of honey to the mashed banana. Mix well and apply this paste on your scalp. Leave for 30 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water. Ensure that the banana is completely removed from your hair. Repeat once in a week to reduce the oiliness of your scalp.
Cut a piece of aloe vera from your garden. Extract the clear gel from this piece. Take some mild shampoo in a cup. Add 1 spoon of the fresh aloe gel and 1 spoon of lemon juice to the shampoo. Mix well and use like regular shampoo.
Take 2 egg whites and whisk it well into a frothy texture. Apply this egg white on your scalp and hair. Leave it for 20-30 minutes and wash off well using a mild shampoo. Repeat every week to get desired result.