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Natural Cleansers For Dry Black Hair

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Do you miss your dry black mane? Do you wish to get it back? Well, then it is time you opt for simple home remedies to do the trick. Experts state that if you pamper your hair with simple ingredients you find in your kitchen your hair will look naturally gorgeous in no time.

There are a few natural hair cleansers to treat dry black hair, all you need to do is apply these ingredients to your tresses once in a month to set it right. When you ignore your dry hair, over a period of time it becomes brittle and will eventually lead to hair fall.

10 FOODS THAT WILL SMOOTHEN YOUR DRY MANE If it reaches this level, it will take a longer time to heal your hair. 

So, take this small test to see if your hair requires these natural cleansers - using the tip of your finger, massage the hair and if it feels rough, it is better you opt for these homemade masks. Here are some of the best natural cleansers to treat dry black hair, take a look:



Egg is one of the many best ingredients you can use in your hair to get rid of dry locks. Apply the paste of one egg white mixed with a combination of curd. These two ingredients will make your hair shine naturally within a week.


Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is the second best ingredient you can use on dry hair as a natural cleanser. Aloe has properties which will make your scalp moist and in time help to tame dry tresses.



Hibiscus oil is mixed to one portion of coconut oil. These mixture is then applied in your dry hair once in a week. If you apply the mixture when hot it will be an added advantage.


Multani Mitti

Make a paste out of Multani Mitti and olive oil. Now massage this paste on your scalp and on the rest of your hair. Allow it to soak in your hair for 15 minutes and then rinse with warm water.


Rice Water

Rice water is the next best ingredient to use as a natural cleanser for dry black hair. The starch which is present in this water will help to tame your tresses and thus retain your hair colour too.



Did you know besan powder mixed with a proportion of milk is one of the many best ingredients you can use in your hair if it is dry. Apply this paste to your scalp once in a week and post 15 minutes rinse it well with warm water and no shampoo.


Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is the solution to all problems in life. Rinse your hair with this vinegar once in a week to help get rid of dry black hair. Don't use shampoo in your hair post this application.


Soap Nut

Soap nut is crushed to form a fine powder. Mix this powder with a little water to make a thick paste. Apply this paste to your damp hair and massage it gently onto the scalp. Using this soap nut as shampoo will help to treat your dry black hair and will also ward off other hair problems.



Shikakai is another herbal and Indian ingredient which is used for hair care. This is made into powder where water is added to make a paste and then used as shampoo to cleanse your dry black hair. When you use this ingredient, you will see results in a week's time.



Cornstarch works great as a ‘dry shampoo' and is best used on black hair too as it helps to retain your natural hair colour. Use cornstarch for your hair when you feel that the scalp is oily.

Story first published: Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 8:04 [IST]
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