A dry scalp can be the origin of other annoying things such as an itchy scalp and dandruff. A dry scalp can also lead to dry hair since the hair does not get adequate moisture from the natural oil generated by the scalp. Dandruff can be very frustrating as you cannot scratch your dry scalp without noticing flakes on your shoulders.
However, there is no point of suffering in silence and just doing nothing because your limited finances cannot allow you to access appropriate treatments for your dry scalp.
1. Sugar scalp scrub
Every time you scratch your scalp, more and more skin cells gets shed. A simple way of getting rid of these flakes is gently scrubbing them away when you wash your hair. To make this scrub, you need brown sugar and olive oil. Put 5 tablespoons of brown sugar into a bowl and then add olive oil or any other oil you may have in order to form a paste.
Divide your hair into sections and apply the paste before shampooing it, while rubbing gently in a circling motion. Then, shampoo your hair and condition as usual.
2. Ginger root and lemon juice
You will require ginger root, I teaspoon of sesame oil and I teaspoon of lemon juice. Squeeze the ginger root via a press in order to obtain a tablespoon of ginger juice. Then get a mixture of all the ingredients and apply it onto the scalp. Allow it to rest on your head for a few minutes until it dries before you shampoo it.
For effective results, use this treatment thrice in a week and you will soon be able to put an end to dry scalp. Different people react differently to different recipes, so conduct a test using the inside of your arm or your wrist to check if you have any allergic reactions before using this treatment for dry scalp.
3.Deep treatment using eggs
They are called deep treatments because they are conditioners on steroids. Such treatments provide a lot of moisture and vibrancy to dry hair. Eggs contain a lot of protein, which hair is made of, and therefore, it is only natural that eggs would be a suitable source of deep treatments.
How to prepare and apply:
Get a bowl and beat two egg yolks, then add 2 teaspoons of olive oil and an eighth of a cup of water. Mix thoroughly until the solution is fully balanced. The amount of each ingredient will be dependent on the size of your hair in terms of length and thickness.
Shampoo your hair first and then apply the solution to your hair, ensuring that you touch and scrub the dry scalp. Leave it in your hair for around 15 minutes and then rinse it out using warm water. Avoid hot water as this will give you scrambled eggs, and I am sure this is not what you are looking for.
There you have it; you will finally be able to put your hands on some good hair treatments without having to break your piggy bank. The ingredients are right there in your kitchen.