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Homemade Hair Masks for Dandruff: Recipes and How to Apply




Hair mask can play a vital role in treating dandruff. You know, getting rid of dandruff can be even harder than pulling a ox cart to you. Dandruff becomes a troublesome issue throughout the year and that dry, sticky dandruff can make your hair look dull, dried and dead. Here we give you some effective homemade hair masks for dandruff treatment lets have a look and make it your own.

Homemade Hair Masks for Dandruff:

Instead of trying the anti dandruff shampoo’s you can treat them effectively by making dandruff mask at home. You can make them at home easily, in cheaper price and they are more effective too. Here we brought you recipes of treating dandruff at home.

1. Coconut oil Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • 3 tbsp of coconut oil

Preparation time: 2 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes for application.

How to apply:

  • Pour coconut oil in pan and heat until it is slightly warm
  • Apply this warm coconut oil on your scalp and hair
  • Gently massage your scalp for few minutes with your fingers
  • Wait for about at least 30 minutes then wash if off with a mild sulfate-free shampoo

Repetitions: Follow his process 2 times a week.

[ Read: Coconut oil Hair Mask Benefits ]




2. Egg Mask for Dandruff:

Eggs are a very good source of proteins and rich in selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals which helps to get rid of dandruff naturally and also promote hair growth.

You’ll need:

  • 1 egg
  • olive oil

Preparation time: 5 minutes.

How to apply:

  • Break the egg and separate the egg white in a bowl
  • Add olive oil to egg white and mix well
  • Apply this mixture on your hair and scalp
  • Leave it for about 20 minutes then wash it off with cool water and a mild shampoo.

Repetitions: Repeat this process 2 times a week.

[ Read: Benefits of Egg Hair Mask ]

3. Baking Soda Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • rose water
  • baking soda

Preparation time: 2 minutes.

How to apply:

  • Mix baking soda in rose water to get a smooth paste
  • Apply this paste on your hair and scalp
  • Gently massage your scalp for few minutes
  • Wait for 10 to 15 minutes then rinse your hair with cool water

Repetitions: Do this remedy once a week

Note: Excess use of baking soda may lighten your hair and don’t use shampoo post this remedy.

[ Read: How to Use Baking Soda for Dandruff ]

4. Fenugreek Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • 1 cup of fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp of freshly squeezed lemon juice

Preparation time: half day.

How to do:

  • Soak a cup of fenugreen seeds in 2 cups of water overnight
  • grind the soaked fenugreek seeds to get a smooth paste
  • Add freshly squeezed lemon juice to it mix well
  • Apply this paste on your scalp and hair
  • Gently massage scalp for few minutes and leave it for about 30 minutes
  • Finally wash off with a mild sulfate-free shampoo

Repetitions: Do this mask twice a week.

5. Avocado Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tbsp of honey
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil

Preparation time: 10 minutes for making , 30 minutes for application.

How to do:

  • Mash the ripe avocado in a bowl using fork or spoon
  • Add honey, olive oil to this mashed avocado mix well until you get a fine paste
  • Apply this paste on your entire hair and scalp
  • Leave it for about 30 to 45 minutes then rinse with a mild sulfate-free shampoo

Repetitions: Do this remedy once a week.

6. Aloe Vera Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • aloe vera leaf/gel
  • 2-3 drops eucalyptus oil

Preparation time: 5 minutes.

How to do:

  • Take aloe vera leaf and extract the gel in a bowl
  • Add eucalyptus oil to fresh aloe vera gel mix well
  • Apply this mixture on your hair and scalp
  • Leave this mixture on your hair for about 30 minutes
  • Finally rinse your hair with cool/lukewarm water

Repetitions: Follow this process twice a week.

[ Read: How to Get Rid of Dandruff with Aloe Vera ]




7. Olive oil Hair Mask for Dandruff:

The anti-fungal properties of coconut oil helps to remove dandruff from your hair and also its moisturizes the dry scalp.

You’ll need:

  • coconut oil
  • olive oil

Preparation time: 2 minutes.

How to apply:

  • Mix coconut oil and olive oil in a bowl
  • Apply this mixture on your scalp and hair
  • Gently massage your scalp for 5 minutes
  • Let sit for 20 to 30 minutes then wash it off with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

Repetitions: Do this process 2 to 3 times a week.

8. Honey Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • honey
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup of yogurt

Preparation time: 5 to 10 minutes.

How to do:

  • Cut the lemon and squeeze out the juice in a small bowl
  • Add honey and yogurt with one tbsp of freshly squeezed lemon juice mix thoroughly
  • Apply this mixture on your scalp and hair from root to hair tips
  • Leave this mixture on your hair for about 15 minutes
  • Finally rinse your hair and scalp with warm water and herbal shampoo

Repetitions: Follow this remedy twice a week.

9. Hibiscus Hair Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • handful of hibiscus flowers and leaves
  • warm coconut oil

Preparation time: 10 minutes.

How to do:

  • Boil hibiscus flowers and leaves in a water for few minutes
  • Let it cool down and drain the water and make a paste using grinder or mixer
  • Add warm coconut oil to this paste
  • Apply this paste on your scalp and hair
  • Leave it for about 30 minutes, then wash it off with water

Repetitions: Repeat this method at least twice a week.

10. Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of water

Preparation time: 2 minutes.

How to do:

  • Mix apple cider vinegar in water stir well and stored in a spray bottle
  • Spray this mixture on your scalp and hair
  • Wait for 10 to 15 minutes then wash your hair with a mild sulfate-free shampoo and condition.

Repetitions: Do this remedy 2 to 3 times a week.

[ Read: How to Remove Dandruff with Apple Cider Vinegar ]




11. Egg and Yogurt Hair Mask for Dandruff:

Eggs are enriched in proteins and hence it can do wonders over hair.

You’ll need:

  • one cup of yogurt
  • 1 egg white
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • olive oil

Preparation time: 10 minutes.

How to apply:

  • Take on egg white out and mix it with 3 spoon of yogurt.
  • Now add 4 spoon of olive oil and 1 spoon of lemon and mix them together.
  • Apply this mask on your hair and leave them for some time. If you feel the smell of egg is irritating you, you may add one more spoon of lemon to it.
  • Massage your hair with the mask and wash off after 30 minutes.

Repetitions: Once a week.

12. Honey and Lemon Hair Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • 1 tsp of honey
  • 1 tsp of lemon
  • 1 cup of yogurt

Preparation time: 10 minutes.

Directions:

  • Take yogurt in one bowl and mix it with honey and lemon in the proportion mentioned above.
  • Now mix the mixture in refrigerator, so that the mixture gets cold enough while applying on scalp.
  • After 30 minutes, take out the bowl and apply on the roots of the hair.
  • Wash off with normal shampoo after 20 minutes.

Tip: You can apply lemon the very next day, to get rid of the left dandruff and smell of yogurt on scalp.

13. Green Tea Mask for Dandruff:

Due to large amount of anti oxidants present in green tea, it helps to boost the strength of the hair and also helps to get rid of dandruff. Yogurt and lemon helps to treat the dandruff and honey helps to nourish the hair.

You’ll need:

  • honey
  • green tea
  • yogurt
  • lemon

Preparation time: 10 minutes.

Directions:

  • Take a bowl half filled with yogurt and mix it with 4 teaspoon of green tea
  • Now allow the mixture to stand undisturbed overnight
  • Now, take the bowl out next morning and add few drops of lemon and two tsp of honey to it
  • Now mix all the ingredients together and apply on the scalp
  • Allow the mixture to stay undisturbed and then wash off after an hour. Off course, you can use a normal shampoo for this.

Repetitions: Do this at least once a week.

14. Yogurt and Peppermint Mask for Dandruff:

Yogurt contains healthy bacteria it helps in fighting against the dandruff.

You’ll need:

  • 1 cup of yogurt
  • peppermint oil

Preparation time: 5 minutes.

Directions:

  • Now take a bowl of yogurt and add few drops of peppermint oil to it
  • Now keep stirring it so that the peppermint oil blends perfectly with it
  • Now apply it to your hair and scalp
  • Peppermint oil helps to clean your scalp as well as treat the infections
  • Leave the mask on your hair at least for an hour and Wash it with lukewarm water
  • Make sure that the curd completely gets out of your hair
  • You can use mild shampoo and conditioner

Repetitions: Applying this mask for twice a week.

15. Banana Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • 2 or 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 tsp of olive oil
  • honey
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice

Preparation time: 10 minutes.

Directions:

  • Blend two or three bananas with folk and add one spoon of olive oil, honey and the juice of one lemon to a paste.
  • Now blend the paste properly that should appear like a creamy paste.
  • Apply this mixture on your hair and scalp and let it stay for at least 30 minutes.
  • Wash hair with lukewarm water using a mild shampoo and conditioner.

Repetitions: Do this remedy once a week.

16. Neem oil and Onion Juice Mask for Dandruff:

You’ll need:

  • 2 spoon neem oil
  • 2 spoon onion juice

Preparation time: 10 minutes.

How to apply:

  • Just like we have mentioned earlier, you can grind some onion and squeeze the juice out.
  • Now mix both the ingredient together and apply to your hair.
  • Wash off after few minutes with cold water.

Repetitions: Do at least once a week.

You can use any of the above mentioned hair packs to get rid of dandruff. But above all, one of the easiest ways to get rid of flakes is drinking enough of water. It can work wonders!

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