DIY: Easy Homemade Scalp Moisturizer [infographic]

When people are working to keep their skin healthy and moisturized, there is one area that seems to be forgotten quite often: the scalp. This body part is obviously hard to see because it is covered by the hair, hence easy to forget. While daily shampooing and conditioning might be good for keeping the hair healthy, sometimes your scalp requires a little extra moisturizing and treatment. If you have realized that your scalp is itchy and dry or you have noticed white flakes on your shoulders, it is time you got yourself a scalp moisturizer.

If you do not have spare cash to get this product, there is no need to worry. You can make your own from the comfort of your own home. You will only spend 2 to 3 minutes every other week massaging this moisturizer into your scalp.

Ingredients and procedure

1. Put two tablespoons of olive oil or sweet almond oil in a cup or even a small bowl. Add one tablespoon coconut oil and castor oil of the same measure.

2. After stirring the mixture, add three drops of lavender essential oil, three drops of tea tree essential oil as well as three drops of rosemary essential oil and stir thoroughly.

3. Heat the mixture using the microwave for around five minutes or at least until you obtain a warm, not hot mixture. You now have a homemade scalp moisturizer.

4. Divide your hair into different sections and then massage the mixture of essential oils into your scalp. Use the fleshy part of your thumb and the fingertips to achieve a good massage. Massaging should be done in small circles, starting at the forehead and then working your way towards the sides and the back of your head.

5. Let the oil rest on your scalp for 30 to 60 seconds. Then rinse the moisturizer from the scalp and then wash your hair using a moisturizing shampoo.

Why does your scalp require moisturizing?

It needs a moisturizer for a number of reasons. For example, if your skin is always dry, your scalp will also tend to be dry. You may also be suffering from scalp psoriasis that consists of scales or plaque that leads to white flaking that resembles dandruff. Dandruff is caused by many factors primary among them being dry scalp. Regardless of the reason for your scalp requiring moisture, it is very important for you to give it that protective hydration.





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