Home Remedies to Treat Dandruff & Oily Hair


Like many other creatures, our body too sheds dead skin. This comes out in form of skin flakes. The dead skin flakes of scalp are known as dandruff. Dandruff and oily hair are two biggest enemies of hair health.  They not only snatch luster and shine of hair but also trigger hair loss. Thus, it is very important to get rid of these hair problems to get attractive tresses. What are the ways? Go through the article and find simple tips which can help you in avoiding dandruff and oily hair…


Dandruff & Oily Hair

How to get dandruff free hair?

1. Lemon and Curd Treatment

This is one of the most trusted recipes of dandruff removal from hair. Lemon and curd both ingredients have acidic nature which works wonder in removing dead skin cells from your scalp. And also, this mix brings new shine to your hair.

How to use it – To get the best result of lemon-curd hair mask, mix a table spoon of lemon juice in two tablespoons of curd. Take a soft brush and apply this mix on roots of your hair. Keep it for 20 minutes and then wash it off using a mild shampoo. You’ll see the magic of dandruff being vanished in one wash.

2. Fenugreek Seeds Treatment


Fenugreek seeds or methi seeds have all those nutrients which can make your hair great. Regular application of fenugreek seed made hair mask will make your hair shiny, black and dandruff free.

How to use it – Fenugreek seeds hair mask is made by grinding its seeds. To make the best mask, you need to soak seeds in water over night. After making the fine paste, apply this mask in your hair from root to tip. Leave it for around half an hour and wash your hair thoroughly. This mask will remove most of the dead skin flakes from your scalp in first wash.

Also Read – Why You Shouldn’t Stop Taking Fenugreek Seeds (Methi) – 7 Reasons here

3. Neem for Dandruff

Neem’s antiseptic nature is helpful in numerous body and hair issues. For the purpose of dandruff removal, rely on its water.

How to use – boil 15-20 neem leaves in two cups of water and leave it to get cooled. After its temperature goes down, filter the water and wash your hair with it. This water will subsidize dandruff and also remove scalp acne.

Also Read -5 Beauty Benefits of Neem Leaves here

4. Onion and Honey mix

One of the most effective dandruff removal formulas, mix of onion juice and honey impeccably removes dandruff from the scalp. Onion and honey are very impactful in treating scalp infections and curing problems of itchiness, dry scalp and skin flaking. Since, these infections are the major factors behind growth of dandruff, their curing puts a stop on formation of flaky dead skin cells on your scalp.

Also Read- Onion Mask for Healthy Hair – DIY here

5. Baby hair oil for dandruff removal

Your toddler’s hair oil can bring benefit to you. These oils have great properties of removing dandruff. Massage your hair with it and leave it all night. Wash your hair in the morning. Results will be surprising…

Also Read – 6 Ultimate Home Remedies for Dry Scalp here

Ways to get rid of Oily Hair –

6. Daily shampooing is considered as the best way to avoid problem of oily hair. It keeps your hair extra clean which washes off the excessive oil from your scalp.

7. A massage with tea tree oil is also considered as a great way to reduce oil secretion in the scalp area. If you do not have tea tree essential oil, you can rely on a mild shampoo which contains tea tree oil. This will also keep the oil discharge in your hair low.

8. Beer is a wonderful way to avoid problem of oily hair. Take two tablespoons of beer and mix it in half cup of water.  Use this mix as a conditioner after shampooing your hair. This alcoholic cleanser will not let your hairs to get oily soon.

9. Apple cider vinegar is also effective in removing oil from hair. Mix a table spoon of vinegar in a mug of water and condition your hair with it. This vinegar will make your hair shinier as well as add volume to it.

Also Read- The Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar here &  10 Amazing Homemade Facial Kits for Oily Skin here

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