Problems of dandruff and hair fall are quite common amongst people from different age group and lifestyle. These are becoming common issues for women as well as men irrespective of the length of hair they carry or the hairstyle they prefer. Pollution, unhealthy eating habits and over stress are surely to blame for excessive hair fall, but the good thing is that you can effectively cure dandruff and control hair fall by treating your scalp and hair with the right homemade remedies.
It is an unhealthy scalp which promotes dandruff and dandruff work as a major cause for hair fall. Hair fall can also be accelerated due to damage to the hair shaft. Taking the best care of your scalp and hair with antidandruff hair packs, you can reduce dandruff and control hair loss effectively. Here we will discuss about some homemade hair packs that can reduce dandruff and control hair fall quickly.
Yogurt and honey hair mask
Mix 2 tablespoons of fresh yogurt with 1 tablespoon of honey to make a smooth paste. Now apply this pack to your scalp and hairs. Leave on for an hour covering your head with a shower cap and wash off with normal water. This hair pack can show effects just after a single use, and with regular use it can cure dandruff and hair fall completely.
Lemon juice and olive oil hair mask
Lemon can fight dandruff and reduce hair fall most efficiently and the olive oil present in the mask helps in eliminating dandruff by moisturizing the scalp while nourishing your hair from within. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice with 1 teaspoon of olive oil, mix well and massage the mixture into your scalp. Leave on for 20-30 minutes and then wash off your scalp and hair with a mild shampoo.
Red hibiscus hair pack
Red hibiscus has abilities to remove and cure the problem of dandruff and hair fall from the root. Take 20 hibiscus flowers or leaves, wash them properly and make a paste in grinder. Now apply this pack lavishly on your scalp and hairs. Leave on for 1 hour after coving your head with a shower cap. Wash off with normal water.
Egg hair mask
Egg being a rich source of protein can nourish your scalp and fight the problem of dandruff and hair fall efficiently. To make an effective antidandruff hair mask with egg take the white of an egg and beat it with 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Apply the mixture on your scalp and hair, leave for an hour after covering your head with a shower cap and wash off with a mild shampoo.
Fenugreek and coconut oil hair pack
Soak 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in clean water overnight and in the morning make a smooth paste of it before adding 2 spoons of coconut oil. Now apply this mixture thoroughly on your scalp and hairs. Let the pack set for 1 hour and then wash off with plain water and any mild shampoo.
Henna andneem hair pack
Henna and neem both have effective anti-fungal properties and a hair pack made with these leaves can reduce dandruff and control hair fall effectively. Take 2 tablespoons of henna powder and soak it in mild warm water. Now take 20 neem leaves, wash them clean and make a paste of them. Mix the two and apply on your scalp and hairs. Leave for an hour, without letting the pack get dry and wash off with plain water.
Oatmeal and tea tree oil hair mask
Oatmeal coupled with a few drops of tea tree oil can do wonders to cure dandruff. Oatmeal controls secretion of excessive oil on the scalp, while the tea tree oil works as an effective antibacterial and antifungal agent. Add two tablespoon of oatmeal with sufficient water to make a smooth paste and then add few drops of tea tree oil to it; mix well and apply on your scalp and hair. Leave on for 30 minutes and then wash off with normal water.
Fuller’s earth and olive oil hair pack
Fuller’s earth more commonly known as multanimitti can remove dandruff efficiently. Make a smooth paste of Fuller’s earth by adding adequate water and 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Apply the pack thoroughly on your scalp and hair, leave on for 30 minutes and then rinse with water without using any shampoo.
Aloe vera and ginger hair pack
Take 2 inch of ginger and make a smooth paste. Mix it with 2 tablespoons of Aloe Vera pulp. Now massage the mixture into your scalp and hairs and leave on for one hour. Wash off with normal water. This hair pack is highly effective in fighting dandruff and controlling hair fall.
Amla, curry leaves and basil hair pack
Take 4-5 fresh Amla, 10-15 curry leaves and 10-15 Basil leaves. Now grind all the ingredients together to make a smooth paste. Apply this pack to your scalp and hair and leave on for one hour. Wash off with cold water. Amla, curry leaves and Basil all the three has excellent anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. They can effectively cure scalp disorders like dandruff and check hair fall.
Citrus peel pack
Citrus fruits are great source of Vitamin C. They fight dandruff and ensure a better scalphealth. The peels of citrus fruits, like orange and lemon, can be excellent for hairs due to their mild acidic as well as conditioning properties. Take the peel of 2 lemons and 1 orange, clean them well and soak in water. Now make a smooth paste with the peels and apply the pack on to your scalp. Leave for 1 hour or a bit more before washing off with plain water.
Moong dal and curd hair pack
Soak 2 tablespoon of moong dal overnight. In the morning strain the excess water and make a smooth paste of the bean in a grinder. Mix the paste with 1 tablespoon of curd and apply this mixture to your scalp and hair. Leave on for an hour and then wash off with normal water. This hair mask can be highly effective to cure dandruff.
Onion and gram flour (Besan) hair pack
Besan is a natural exfoliating agent and can be very efficient for removing dandruff. On the other hand, onion is well known for its properties to fight skin problems and promoting scalp health. Take 1 big sized onion, remove the peel, wash it clean and make a paste in a grinder. Now add 1 tablespoon of Gram flour and water to the onion paste and mix well. Apply this mask on your scalp thoroughly and leave on for 1 hour. Wash off with plain water and a mild shampoo.
Snake gourd (Chichida) and beetroot hair pack
Take a medium sized Snake Gourd and 1 beetroot of medium size. Wash them both clean and make a smooth paste with the help of a grinder. Now apply this pack to your scalp, leave on for 1 hour and wash off with plain water. This hair pack is believed to cure the problem of dandruff completely.
Apple cider vinegar and banana hair pack
Smash a medium sized banana and add 1 tablespoon of ACV to it. Mix well and apply the pack to your scalp and hair. Let the pack set for 30 minutes and then wash off with plain water. Apple Cider Vinegar has the ability to balance the pH of the scalp which can heavily help in dandruff cure. The banana ion the pack ensures that your scalp and hair is well moisturized so that there is no dryness to cause dandruff or hair fall.
Thyme and aloe vera hair pack
Thyme is a herb from the mint family. It has great anti-septic properties and can prevent dandruff and hair loss effectively. Take 2 tablespoons of dried thyme leaves, add half cup of clean water and boil for 15 minutes. Now strain the leaves and collect the juice. Mix this concoction with 2 tablespoons of Aloe Vera pulp and massage it into your scalp. Leave on for one hour and then wash with plain water. It is a sure shot remedy to fight dandruff and cure hair fall.
Aloe vera, honey and garlic hair mask for controlling dandruff and hair fall
Aloe Vera and Honey both has extreme nourishing and moisturizing properties. These ingredients are also filled with vitamins that can actually help in giving you a healthier scalp helping in controlling dandruff and hair fall. Garlic has high sulfur content, which can easily fight any scalp infection and dandruff. To make this pack Mix 4 spoons of Aloe Vera pulp with 2 spoons of honey. You need to crush and squeeze out the juice of a whole of medium sized garlic. Now add this garlic juice to the mixture of Aloe Vera and Honey and apply the pack onto your scalp. Let it set for 30 minutes and then wash off with a mild shampoo.
Green tea and rosemary oil hair pack for reducing dandruff and hair loss
Green tea leaves are high in anti-oxidant content which can fight any type of scalp issues and is also great for nourishing your hairs. Rosemary oil is called the natural hair tonic and it can actually cure any type of scalp infection including dandruff. Soak a handful of green tea leaves in slightly warm water for 1 hour and then make a smooth paste with it. Add 15 drops of rosemary essential oil in this paste and apply it onto your scalp and hairs. Let it set on your hairs for 1 hour but do not let it get dry. Wash off with plain water.
Get rid of dandruff and hair fall with baking soda and lemon juice treatment
Baking soda can clean off any debris and dirt stored on your scalp and it also reduces any type of fungal infection which can be very helpful to control dandruff.Add 1 spoon of fresh lime juice with 4 spoons of baking soda. Now pour in some water to make a thick paste. Apply this paste immediately onto your scalp. You need to massage your scalp lightly with the paste and then let it set for 2-3 minutes before washing off with water.