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Easy & Effective DIY Hair Masks To Get Rid Of Dandruff

Eden NoronhaEden Noronha  |  Jan 7, 2022
Easy & Effective DIY Hair Masks To Get Rid Of Dandruff

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Dandruff can happen to anyone, anywhere and we wouldn’t know any better than to use an anti-dandruff shampoo to treat the problem. It could take any time between weeks to months to completely get rid of the flakes with traditional dandruff shampoos. But, what if we told you there is another way? DIY hair masks containing natural dandruff-fighting ingredients go the extra mile to relieve your scalp from this pesky condition. Now, they may not be a professional approach to eliminating dandruff, but you can’t always rely on salon treatments considering the potential nationwide lockdown that might be set in motion. 

So, if you find even the slightest trace of dandruff on your head, give these DIYs a shot and you won’t be disappointed. Based on traditional home remedies and trusted natural ingredients, here are the best DIY hair masks to help you get rid of dandruff quickly at home.

DIY Hair Masks To Banish Dandruff

Fenugreek Amla Hair Mask

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Fenugreek is highly beneficial for scalp and hair health as it contains high protein levels and has a nicotinic acid content which helps treat dry scalp conditions, dandruff, and hair loss. Amla is high in vitamin C and has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties all of which helps reduce dandruff.

What You Need

  • Half cup yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp. fenugreek (methi) seeds
  • 2 amlas
  • 4 curry leaves

Method

  1. Add the yoghurt to a bowl and then mix in the whole ingredients of fenugreek seeds, amlas, and curry leaves. Let all the ingredients soak overnight.
  2. Next morning, add all the soaked ingredients including the yoghurt to a blender and blend to form a paste.
  3. Transfer this paste to a bowl and apply a generous amount of it all over your scalp.
  4. Let it work its magic for about 2 hours and then proceed to wash it off with warm water, shampoo and conditioner.

Lemon Hair Mask

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Lemon is a highly effective dandruff fighting ingredient because it works like magic on this pesky scalp condition. Lemon juice helps unclog pores around hair follicles and also controls excess oil production. All this helps in effectively removing dandruff-causing bacteria and reducing hair fall as well.

What You Need

  • Half cup yoghurt
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp honey

Method

  1. Add the yoghurt, lemon juice, and honey to a bowl and mix well with a spatula.
  2. Apply this mixture directly onto the scalp and let it sit for about an hour. 
  3. After an hour, rinse out the mask and proceed to clean your mane with shampoo and conditioner.

Egg White Hair Mask

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A hair mask with egg whites is specifically suited for those with oily scalp conditions who are experiencing dandruff. Egg whites are said to remove excess oil from the scalp and also get rid of dandruff at the same time.

What You Need

  • 1 raw egg white (separated from yolk)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil 
  • 3 drops rosemary essential oil

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients together in a bowl and mix well by whisking them together.
  2. Apply the mixture all over your scalp and let it dry for 30 mins.
  3. Wash off this mask with warm water and then use a shampoo and conditioner.

Now that you are all set with the right kind of DIY hair masks to get rid of dandruff, you also need to get yourself the right shampoo and conditioner to keep your scalp clear and healthy. We recommend:

With these DIY hair masks by your side, you don’t need to worry about dandruff sticking around for any longer than it should. 

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