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Itchy Scalp Who? 4 DIY Home Remedies That’ll Fight Off Dandruff For Good!

Ayushi VermaAyushi Verma  |  May 24, 2021
DIYs To Get Rid Of Dandruff

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Here comes a major disclosure: dandruff has nothing to do with how often you shampoo or shower.  Actually, it’s often influenced by factors like our menstrual cycle, stress, weather, and even the foods we eat. Dandruff can take a toll on your scalp’s health and there’s no denying it. But no matter the cause, the goal here is to get rid of this annoying, flaky situation for good.

Yes, it’s time to take the load off your soon-to-be dandruff-free shoulders. The best part? You can combat dandruff without spending a single dime as we’ve rounded up the best dandruff-fighting DIYs that you need to try ASAP.

The Best Anti-Dandruff DIY Concoctions That Really Work

The Floral DIY

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You’ll need:

  • Hibiscus flowers
  • Coconut oil

Method:

Step 1: Grab 5-6 hibiscus flowers and bring them to boil. Then, use a blender to churn these flowers with a small amount of water to create a thick paste.

Step 2: Next,  add 3 tablespoons of warm coconut oil to this paste and massage it on your scalp. Keep this mask on for at least 1 – 2 hours and wash away with lukewarm water.

This scalp mask is rich in Vitamin C and amino acids which help rid the scalp of dandruff and strengthens the roots.

The One With Superfoods

You’ll need:

  • Oatmeal
  • Milk
  • Almond oil

Method: 

Step 1: To a bowl, add ½ a cup of oatmeal along with 3 tablespoons of warm milk with 1 tablespoon of warm almond oil.

Step 2: Mix the ingredients together until the consistency feels smooth and then massage this paste over your scalp in circular motions, leave the mask on for an hour then wash off with warm water.

This uber-nourishing mask will not only scrub off the white flakes and de-clog the follicles but also moisturise your tresses.

Vitamin-C Infused DIY

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You’ll need: 

  • Yogurt
  • Amlas
  • Curry leaves

Method:

Step 1: To a bowl, add ½ a cup of yogurt, then soak 2 tablespoons of methi (or fenugreek) seeds, 2 whole amlas as well as 3-4 curry leaves. Put the lid on and let it soak overnight.

Step 2:  In the morning, blend all the ingredients together to form a paste. Apply this mask generously on the scalp, let it sit for around 2 hours, and wash with warm water.

This powerful mask combines fenugreek with amla and curry leaves- the hero ingredients known to fight dandruff naturally.

Egg-xactly

You’ll need:

  • Egg
  • Olive oil

Method:

Step 1: Firstly, separate the yolk of 1 egg from its white and keep it aside.

Step 2: Take the egg white in a bowl, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Mix well and apply it all over the scalp. Let it air dry for at least 30 minutes and wash off with warm water.

This scalp mask will clear the scalp of dandruff and nourish it as well.

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy DIY

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You’ll need:

  • Lemon juice
  • Honey

Method:

Step 1: To a bowl, add ½ a cup of yogurt along with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of honey.

Step 2: Blend the ingredients and apply them to your scalp. Leave it for an hour before washing it off with warm water.

Yogurt and lemon will help fight dandruff while honey moisturises the affected area.

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