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Homemade Anti-dandruff Hair Masks

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Dandruff is a common hair problem that seems to exist even after taking several precautions. Even after using anti-dandruff shampoos and getting such treatments, nothing works better. Those chemical based hair care products only make your hair dry and frizzy. So, you must try some home remedies to treat dandruff. Anti-dandruff hair packs for example are homemade and natural too. They do not lead to hair loss and keeps your hair soft and manageable.

Few simple ingredients like neem, fenugreek, camphor, lemon and yogurt are easily available at home and can be used to prepare anti-dandruff hair packs. Check out some homemade anti-dandruff hair masks that are effective and natural too.

Homemade anti-dandruff hair masks:

Homemade Anti-dandruff Hair Masks

Lemon: Lemon acts as an anti-dandruff ingredient. Mix lemon with warm coconut oil and apply on your hair and scalp. Massage for 10-15 minutes and leave for 30 minutes. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

Yogurt: Mix lemon juice and yogurt. Apply this anti-dandruff hair mask on the hair and scalp. Leave for 45 minutes. Rinse with cold water and follow up with a mild shampoo. Yogurt cleanses the scalp and lemon juice removes dandruff and dead skin cells. Moreover, this homemade anti-dandruff hair mask softens the hair and keeps it manageable.

Neem: Neem has antibiotics that kills and cleanses the scalp thus protecting it from infections and skin problems like soreness or itchiness. Mix neem powder with black pepper powder, fenugreek powder, and a pinch of camphor. Add few drops of lemon juice. Apply this homemade anti-dandruff hair mask on oiled hair. Leave for 30 minutes and rinse with cold water. Follow up with a mild shampoo and hair conditioner.

Hibiscus leaves or flowers: Red hibiscus flowers as well as leaves are very good for the hair. You can use it as an anti-dandruff hair mask or for increasing hair growth. Boil hibiscus flowers or leaves in water and let it cool. Take out the leaves and make a paste of it. Add warm coconut oil and massage the scalp with it prior to 45 minutes before hair wash. It treats dandruff, cleanses the scalp, keeps the hair black and increases hair growth.

These are few homemade anti-dandruff hair masks that are natural and effective. Do you have more points to add here?

Read more about: hair care, dandruff, hair loss
Story first published: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 1:04 [IST]
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