Battling with dandruff? No worries- check out this amazing anti-dandruff shampoo which is all-natural and that you can prepare at the comfort of your own home.
Get rid of the flake whites and itchiness without spending a small fortune and fast with this potent homemade remedy.
It contains natural and effective substances such as essential oils, fenugreek, coconut milk, and castile soap. When you use it on your hair, it leaves it softer, healthier, and removes the dandruff.
Dandruff, a Common Problem?
Believe it or not, dandruff is a very common issue for a lot of people and it affects around half of the population.
Even though there are a lot of commercial products claiming to put an end to your struggles with dandruff; however, have you ever read the label- i.e. the amount of unknown chemicals such products contain?
Don’t these chemicals additionally worsen our hair quality? This being said, it’s good to know that there are equally potent natural remedies you can try out and see if they work for you such as this homemade anti-dandruff shampoo.
You have nothing to lose, right?
DIY Anti-Dandruff Shampoo
You will need the following ingredients:
A can of coconut milk
½ cup of liquid castile soap
½ cup of purified water
A tsp of ACV
½ tsp of unrefined coconut oil
A tsp of baking soda
20 drops of rosemary essential oil
15 drops of tea tree essential oil
A tbsp of fenugreek seeds, powdered
BPA-free plastic bottle
Whisk the coconut milk, coconut oil, and castle soap in a bowl. Now, add the water, ACV, and baking soda and mix once more.
Now, add the essential oils and fenugreek. Blend everything together well and then transfer the shampoo in the bottle and close it well. Keep it in your bathroom and use it as regular shampoo when washing your hair.
Use it for a period of one week and then pause before you use it again.
The Healing Properties of the Ingredients
Coconut milk is a great moisturizer which will nourish and condition the scalp and hair and encourage healthy hair growth.
Baking soda helps remove dead skin cells through gentle exfoliation of the scalp and thus, minimizes the production of dead and flaky white skin cells.
Rosemary oil is known to promote hair growth and also adds a beautiful scent offering mindfulness and clarity. Since it’s anti-fungal, it helps with dandruff which is caused by fungi overgrowth.
Tea tree oil is also antifungal and also helps unclog the hair follicles and nourishes the roots. Plus, it may be beneficial for those with thinner hair- it helps thicken it up.
Fenugreek seeds are rich in protein and amino acids known to encourage healthy hair growth and to fight off dandruff. Plus, they’re rich in lecithin, a natural emollient which softens and strengthens the hair.
Castile soap is a pure and potent soap which can be used for the body, but for laundry too. It’s gentle enough for children’s skin. You can find it in health food shops or specialty shops.
Apple cider vinegar, raw one, has the power to help make the hair follicles stronger and to balance the hair pH. Plus, it possesses antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral abilities.
Since it’s anti-inflammatory too, it can help fight off inflammation and itchiness in the scalp. And, it’s also rich in vitamins B and C that are good for a healthy hair shine.