5 Ways To Use Olive Oil To Get Rid Of Dandruff
By: Kratika Thu, 08 Dec 2022 5:33:00
When winter is here, can dandruff be far away? No, and that’s why most of us don’t like winter. What makes it even worse is that most of the regular anti dandruff shampoos make the condition even more annoying. You get dandruff and you start using a popular anti dandruff shampoo. Dandruff is gone after first few washes and you stop using the shampoo. Now, the dandruff makes another comeback and you get back to the shampoo again, and your hair health goes for a toss! Hair gets dry, dull and most of the time, the scalp also has to suffer. Instead of getting rid of dandruff, there’s even more dandruff now! So, why not go for a natural solution, like olive oil? Check out this article below to know how to use olive oil to treat dandruff.
# Olive Oil Massage
Depending on the length and thickness of your hair, take some cold pressed olive oil in a bowl and warm it up slightly. Apply it on the scalp as well as hair and massage gently with the fingertips for few minutes.
Once done, wrap your hair in a damp, warm towel and wait for 40-45 minutes. This will allow better penetration. If possible, keep the oil overnight.
Rinse it off with a gentle shampoo and reapply this simplest remedy with olive oil once or twice in a week to treat dandruff naturally.
# Olive Oil and Garlic Remedy
Crush 7-8 garlic cloves to extract the juice and then add that to some cold pressed olive oil. Warm it up and then remove from the heat. Keep it aside and once it feels okay to touch, massage it gently on to the scalp as well as hair.
Let it sit for an hour and finally use a mild shampoo to rinse it off. Reapply this remedy with olive oil and garlic once or twice in a week to treat dandruff effectively.
# Olive Oil and Honey Remedy
Mix together cold pressed olive oil and honey in 1:1 ratio. Apply the mixture all over the scalp as well as hair and massage the scalp gently with your fingertips. Wrap a warm towel around your head or wear a shower cap.
Let the mask sit on the scalp for 30-40 minutes and then rinse off with a mild shampoo. Reapply this remedy with olive oil and honey once or twice weekly to treat dandruff naturally.
# Olive Oil and Aloe Vera
In a bowl, take 1-2 tbsp cold pressed olive oil and add 2-3 tbsp aloe vera gel to that. Mix together and apply the mixture all over the scalp as well as hair.
Leave it on for 40-45 minutes and after that use a mild shampoo to rinse it off. Reapply this remedy with olive oil and aloe vera gel to treat dandruff once or twice in a week
# Olive Oil and Yogurt Remedy
Take 2-3 tbsp fresh, plain yogurt and add 1-2 tbsp of cold pressed olive oil to that. Mix the ingredients nicely. Carefully, with your fingertips, massage the resultant mixture on to the scalp as well as hair.
Once all the hair is covered, Wrap a warm towel around your head or wear a shower cap. Wait for 30-40 minutes and then, use a mild shampoo to rinse off everything.
Reapply this home remedy with olive oil and yogurt once or twice weekly to treat dandruff effectively.