Itchy Scalp, especially during hot summers gives a burning sensation to your scalp. The more you scratch, the itchy feeling increases leading to more burns, Also it is considered to be a bad body language to itchy your hairs at the public. Let us look below for the causes and remedies for the itchy scalp.
What are the causes for Itchy scalp?
- Dehydration is the major cause for scalp irritation. Our skin and hairs are directly proportional to our water intakes and healthy diet. Consuming fresh foods and compulsion of 2 litres of water prevents itchy scalp.
- Dandruffs, scaly scalp, lice and sweat causes itchiness. Weekly thrice hair wash is a good practice. This keeps your hair free from sweat and dandruffs.
- Give your hair hot oil massage overnight. Shower your hairs the next morning, with mild shampoo. This prevents the drying of scalp, keeping it well moisturised. Use coconut oil, almond oil or any oils made of natural herb for massaging.
- Comb your hair at least thrice a day. Combing not only removes tangles, it also improves blood circulation cooling your hair scalp.
- Do not use harsh chemical hair products.
- Avoid scratching of hairs when you feel too. This increases the infection and also might cause wounds.
Homemade Hair Pack for Itchy Scalp:
Aloe Gel – Make sure you take pure aloe vera gel and not the ones purchased from stores.
Remember to oil your hair overnight the day before you apply this hair pack. Apply this hair pack to the oiled hair the next morning before shower.
Method of Preparation:
- Take a clean bowl and add lemon juice, aloe gel and yogurt. Mix them well and make a fine medium consistent paste.
- The pack comes out to be sticky because of the aloe gel used.
How to use Hair Pack for Itchy Scalp?
- Apply to your entire hair scalp. Leave it for 20 minutes.
- Wash out with warm water using a mild cleanser and pat to dry. Do not shower with too hot water, this might increase itchy sensation and also increases hair fall.
- The Natural Hair Pack immediately cools your scalp and relaxes from the itchy irritations.
- Yogurt is the best cooling agent and has the power to heal the wounds. It provides an shine and is an great conditioner to your hairs.
- Aloe gel is an anti inflammatory working against dandruffs and bad odour. It also improves hair growth and provides hydration.
- The citric acid in Lemon juice is fight against the sweat germs and also prevents lice.
The citric acid may create tickling or burning to your scalp; if it is uncontrollable add more of yogurt for cooling down.
DIY article written By Contributor Meghana