Dry scalp is a very common issue and is faced by more than 50% men and women living all around the world. It has been noticed that the primary reason for getting dandruff is dry scalp which over time turns to itchy and results in dandruff. Well, a lot of time we have got several proofs which shows that ayurvedic or natural remedies are more effective compared to chemical based options for treating the same issue.
Today we are sharing the goodness of jojoba oil and how it can be used for treating dandruff. So if you are interested in knowing more, keep reading.
Essential nutrients present in jojoba oil
Jojoba oil contains various essential nutrients which help in maintaining a healthy scalp. The oil contains copper iodine, zinc, silicon, vitamin A and vitamin B. The combination of all these compounds, make jojoba oil perfect for treating dry scalp.
How to use jojoba oil for hair to get rid of dandruff?
Jojoba oil mixed with any other carrier oil
When you are using jojoba oil for treating dandruff, combine it any other carrier oil. It’s all up to you if you would like to mix one or two oils together. If you are looking for remedies to treat dandruff, mix equal amounts of jojoba oil and coconut oil together. Apply the oil mixture prepared on your hair and scalp. Keep the oils on your hair for 3 hours at least or overnight ( which is the best). However, if your are looking for a multi-purpose hair mask which will also promote hair growth, consider mixing 2 tablespoons of castor oil to the oils.
Herbs infused jojoba oil
When you massage your scalp using herb infused oils you prevent various scalp issues, including dandruff. All you have to do is add some chamomile or rosemary herb into a cup of jojoba oil and simmer the oil for 20 minutes. Doing this will be able to prepare a infused jojoba oil. Apply the oil just like your regular hair oil on your scalp and leave it overnight. Let your hair and scalp absorb all the goodness of the oil. Apply the oil to get rid of dandruff fast and naturally and for better result use 3 times a week.
Jojoba oil and egg hair mask
For this remedy you will need three ingredients, unflavored curd or yogurt, 1 egg yolk and half cup jojoba oil. In a blender put all the ingredients and blend well to get a smooth paste. Apply the hair mask prepared on your hair focusing more on your scalp. Keep the hair mask for 30 minutes or until it dries out completely. Wash off using a herbal shampoo. Repeat more than twice a month for better results.
Egg is loaded with various goodness and applying egg yolk on your hair will give you a healthy hair and scalp. Curd or yogurt is acidic in nature and thus will help in removing and preventing dandruff.
Jojoba oil and avocado hair mask
Avocado is very for your hair if you wish to have healthy flake free scalp. Avocado and jojoba oil when mixed together when mixed together will give you smooth and soft hair which will be dandruff free as well. Blend half an avocado and 4 tablespoons of jojoba oil together and apply the mask prepared on your hair. Keep the hair mask for 20 minutes on your hair and wash off. Repeat twice a week.
As a scalp moisturizer
Our sebaceous glands produce sebum oil and this oil helps in protecting our hair and scalp by forming a protective coating. When jojoba oil is applied to the itchy scalp, it helps in moisturizing it. This happens because jojoba oil is very similar to the sebum oil produced by our sebaceous glands. To get rid of dandruff, mix few drops of jojoba oil with coconut oil or almond oil and apply on the scalp.
Take the mixture of oil or you can also use only jojoba oil for this remedy. Take around 2 tablespoons of the oil and start massaging it into your scalp using your fingertips. Make sure that you cover your scalp fully and then continue massaging for about 5 to 10 minutes. When you are done with massaging let the oil rest on your hair for around an hour and then wash your hair using a mild shampoo and lukewarm water. To make this remedy more effective you can wrap your hair using a warm towel. This remedy can be repeated 2 to 3 times a week for better results.
If you are suffering from dandruff problem because of oily hair or dry scalp, this is one of the best remedies. It helps in dissolving the sebum which clogs hair follicles. As a result of this, dandruff reduces to a great extent. Make sure that you follow this remedy religiously to get rid of dandruff and showcase strong and beautiful hair.