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How to Take Care of Oily Hair?

How to take care of oily hair?How to take care of oily hair?

Gotta go for a party in the evening and don’t know what to do about your oily scalp? Washed hair two days ago and still can’t get rid of the greasy hair? If you are facing such problems and some more and do not have a clue about how to treat your scalp to prevent it from oiliness, dirt and dandruff, then we have brought you some exclusive techniques with which you would be able to treat your oily scalp well. Moreover, all the suggestions provided by us are cost-effective and would save you the cost of going to the salon.

In this write-up, we have shared some secret tips with which you would be able to control the secretion of oil on your scalp and enjoy the normal scalp after regular use. Go through it and completely scroll it down and get a brief idea about the different ways with which you can take care of your oily hair.

8 Easy Tips to Manage Oily Hair

So, here goes the list of our home remedies and techniques. Take a read through all of them:

1. Make Sure to Shampoo Every Alternate Day

If your scalp secretes excess oil, them the simplest remedy to control this is to wash your hair every alternate day so as to avoid greasy hair. At times, it might even be the case that due to the exposure to dirt and pollution, the pores on your scalp might start building up excess oil, so make sure you use a mild shampoo to clean your hair instead of the one that would damage them more.  Also, if you are sweating too much, wash your hair so that the foul smell does not develop.

2. Drink Sufficient Water

Your hair might not be receiving the right amount of water; hence it is necessary to keep yourself dehydrated. Make it a point to drink at least eight to ten glasses of water every day; not more and not less so that there is always sufficient water flow in your body. The best part about doing this is that the toxins flush out easily leaving your

3. Make Use of Lemon Juice or Table Salt

If you are facing the issue of oily hair along with dandruff, then you can apply lemon juice on your scalp to get some relief. All you need to do is to divide the lemon into two halves and rub part on your scalp so that the juice spreads evenly. Leave your hair as it is for around 10 to 15 minutes and then wash it off with a mild shampoo.  Use this technique for once or twice in a week and you are sure to get positive results from the first day itself.

As an alternative, you can even you the table salt that you use while cooking. Just use some of it and scrub it over the scalp with gentle hands and then wash your hair off after sometime. Rinse thoroughly to avoid any traces of salt in your hair.

4. Tea Leaves Remedy for Oily Scalp

Tea leaves are rich in astringent acid which helps in reducing the excess oil present on your scalp. Since it is easily available in most of the homes; you can choose to use this remedy on yourself. Boil the tea leaves and strain the water. Not, when you feel the water has become lukewarm, you can wet your scalp with it and leave it for quite a few minutes. At last, wash your head with a mild shampoo thoroughly.

5. Aloe Vera Gel to Reduce the Oiliness

Aloe Vera is the best source you can find to treat your oily hair. To use this, you would require an aloe leaf, lemon juice, and your regular shampoo. Scoop out the Aloe Vera pulp and mix it with lemon juice and the shampoo you are going to wash your hair with. You can even store it for about a week and it won’t get harmed. But, an important point to note is that use this technique on a regular basis to get the desired results. Also, if you want to apply the Aloe Vera pulp directly and wash it off. Do it in the rather way and you’ll surely be benefited. Aloe Vera leaves your hair soft and silky and is one of the best natural remedies available for the hair.

6. Oatmeal for the Oily Scalp

If your scalp feels itchy and oily at the same time, then oatmeal is the ultimate savior for you. All you need to do is to prepare the oatmeal as you normally do by boiling it and then apply on the scalp once it cools down a bit. Leave it on the scalp for about ten to fifteen minutes and then rinse your hair with a mild shampoo.  Oatmeal has the tendency to soak excess oil from the scalp and removes flakiness as well.

7. Choose the Right Hair Products

Not every shampoo suits your scalp and so you should keep a check on the ingredients present in it while purchasing one for yourself. Just because it is branded, it doesn’t mean that it might not harm you.  There are several shampoos available in the market for different scalp types; choose the one that suits you the best. Also, when it comes to the purchasing of conditioners, do not use them if your hair are oily as they only add to the moisture of the hair and do not help much when it comes to lowering down the oiliness.

Not to forget to avoid the use of hair gels and serums as they can further make your hair more greasy and oily instead of relieving your problem.

8. Keep Your Hands Away from Your Head

Scratching away is the worst thing that you can do to promote more dandruff and oily scalp. Moreover, be gentle when you are rubbing your head with the towel as well. Being harsh on your scalp can activate the oil glands more which will increase your problem.

On a final note, these tips will surely show you positive results if you are regular while using it and do not procrastinate when it comes to the treatment of your hair to make them healthy and gorgeous. So, be aware and use the hair products wisely.

This post was last modified on January 5, 2019 8:39 pm

Naina Srinivas: Naina is a fashion and beauty expert who promotes healthy living with DIY home remedies. She believes that living organic is the way of life. She explores many home remedies and DIY recipes and contributes her knowledge and expertise in this blog. She is also an avid fan of arts and crafts.
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