can become a nuisance, especially for those individuals who have always been able to keep their hair healthy, silky to the touch and shiny.
your hair looks dull even after you wash it. This causes you to have a bad hair day, every day until the problem is resolved.
Thankfully, there are many things right in your home available that are easy to access to treat your
Dry hair can also sometimes cause dandruff, and many of these remedies for dry hair can also be beneficial in curing dandruff as well.
Dandruff is simply a layer of skin that is being shed from your scalp. When your hair traps these skin cells into tiny clumps, ‘flakes’ of dandruff are formed. This can also make your hair look very dull.
Some things that may contribute to a person having dry hair are using a harsh shampoo or other hair product, too much exposure to the sun, using strong hair dyes or shampooing far too often, high mineral content in water, chlorine in swimming pools and the overuse of curling irons, flat irons or blow dryers.
One of the best home remedies is to stop or decrease exposure to some of the influences and products that can damage hair.
Allowing hair to air dry will eliminate the use of blow dryers and decrease the amount of heat your hair will be subject to.
Too much heat can burn hair in exactly the same way that it burns skin.
Staying away from the pool for a few days will help lessen the amount of chlorine in your hair. If you cannot stay away from that pool, then make sure to rinse hair with clean water often and shampoo after swimming.
Try a more natural or herbal shampoo will be healthier for your scalp than harsh shampoos or products with strong chemicals and perfumes in them.
Also finding a shampoo with a pH balance between 4.5 and 6.7 will be helpful in regaining your scalp’s natural balance.
Unfortunately there are also some instances that cause dry scalp that can not be helped. Cancer treatment, nutritional deficiency and certain medications can cause an individual to develop dry hair and dry scalp. However, it is good to know that a simple home remediy can also be helpful in these situations as well.
Working up a good lather while shampooing your hair with your fingertips instead of your using your fingernails will help the alleviate breakage and also stimulate the oil glands.
Condition, condition, condition. This is one of the best things you can do for your hair. Give your hair an extra round of conditioner, if you have to. When buying a new conditioner, look for a product that contains very little, if any alcohol. Overnight conditioners are also highly recommended.
Over the counter hot oil treatments are an affordable way to give your hair an overhaul. You leave it on for around five to ten minutes and place a plastic cap over your head while you have the oil treatment on. Later you can wash with a gentle shampoo.
Some more great ones include avoidance of over brushing, as this can actually fracture your hair and cause it to fall out. Brushing your hair less often, with a boar bristle or vent brush will help prevent breakage and improve your hair’s overall health.
You can also use a mixture of olive oil and vinegar to massage into your scalp on occasion.
This will also help stop the occurrence of dandruff. Also taking a hot steam bath or holding your head underneath a steaming hot shower will help to cure a dry scalp and therefore, also be a really useful addition to the list of home remedies for dry hair.