There’s nothing more irritating then a dry, flaky, itchy scalp!! With all the wonderful product lines out there it’s easy to be bombarded with information. Especially when it comes to suffering from dry hair and scalp. Before your spin your wheels and try everything out there…. Take a look in you kitchen pantry. Here’s a quick list of common items in your pantry with surprising benefits.
None of us can deny the amazing benefits of apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar will stimulate hair follicles, and also treat dandruff and itchy scalp. Once a month or bi-weekly use an organic apple cider rinse before shampooing your hair. Leave the rinse on for one to three minutes and then Rinse well. This will help remove product build up which causes dandruff. It cleanses the hair and scalp without leaving it dried out and restores shine.
This rich oil has been around since the beginning of time. It was used in civilizations from Mesopotamia to Ancient Egypt and Greece. Olive Oil is great for our hair. It’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory oil. Due to it’s anti-inflammatory properties it promotes scalp health and prevents dandruff. It is one of the few oils that actually penetrates the hair, leaves it moisturizing and also seals in the moisture. Olive oil can be added to shampoo to protect the hair from getting stripped it is also good as a pre- conditioning treatment before shampoo. An olive oil treatment can improve the elasticity and strength of your hair.
The scalp and hair are high in bacterial content, but coconut oil is an effective remedy to deal with the issue. Coconut oil contains both antifungal and antibacterial to protect against dandruff. Coconut Oil enters the hair shaft and it actually has the ability to patch and protect the hair from the inside out. It is light in weight and non greasy and one of the highest recommended oil for promoting healthy hair. It’s an excellent conditioner, helps prevent dandruff and is wonderful for scalp massages. Coconut oil can be used as a pre-shampoo treat or a hot oil treatment.
Hair care is built from a strong foundation. Before scouring the world for quality products, begin with the basics. This basic list of items can be easily added to your hair regimen, and remember, some of the best remedies for dry hair and scalp can be right under you nose.