Natural DIY Scalp Treatments
Want to treat your scalp to an easy, inexpensive and natural massage? Start today by limiting your use of products that contain harsh chemicals. Check out these do it yourself scalp treatments that are naturally nurturing for your hair! Dandruff Tired of embarrassing flakes? Fight flakes by mixing two tablespoons of fresh lemon juice, two tablespoons of olive oil and two tablespoons of water. Massage the mixture into a damp scalp and let it sit for 20 minutes. Then, rinse and shampoo! Lemon juice is beneficial to the scalp because it treats dandruff and gives the hair surface a pleasing shine. This treatment can be applied every other week. Oily or Greasy Hair To prevent your hair from feeling and looking oily, combine one tablespoon of cornmeal or cornstarch into an empty salt or pepper shaker. Once it is in the shaker, sprinkle it onto dry hair and scalp until you have used all of it. After 10 minutes, use a paddle hairbrush to thoroughly brush it out. Cornmeal and cornstarch are both used to help absorb oily or greasy hair. If you have dark hair, it is best if you use cornmeal for this treatment, instead of cornstarch, so that your hair does not appear to have a white residue. Who needs expensive, dry shampoos when you can use this easy at home treatment every other day! Got Frizz? We all have those days where our hair will not cooperate and has frizzy strands going every which way! Beauty experts have found that avocado has the best combination of nutrients for smoothing and weighing down unruly hair. Mash up half of an avocado with one or two tablespoons of a hydrating ingredient such as sour cream, egg yolks or mayonnaise. Massage the mixture onto clean, damp hair. Allow it to sit for 15 minutes before rinsing with water. This treatment can be applied every two weeks after a shampoo. It is an amazing, natural, deep conditioner! What are you waiting for? Start these natural do it yourself scalp treatments in the comfort of your home!