There's probably nothing that's as annoying as an itchy scalp. Come summer, and it is a common problem that pops up, making our life hell. While there are many reasons that could lead to an itchy scalp, one of the main causes is dryness. When the scalp is excessively dry, it leads to itching and other problems like dandruff and microbial infection. Hence it becomes all the more important to tend to one's diet and also put in a little effort to take care of your beauty needs.
With a handful of amazing ingredients, you can tackle dry and itchy scalp like it's no big deal. Here's what you need to look out for:
1. Tea tree oil
It's not without reason that tea tree oil is popular in the world of beauty. The essential oil contains organic compounds called terpenes that have powerful antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. They help in getting rid of an itchy scalp by moisturising it and eliminating dryness.
Kama Ayurveda Tea Tree Pure Essential Oil
This pure essential oil is available for Rs 750. Shop here.
2. Aloe vera gel
Who hasn't heard about the amazing healing properties of aloe vera, Ayurveda's favourite ingredient? Aloe vera contains active enzymes that help repair the damaged cells in your scalp while its anti-inflammatory properties soothe the scalp of irritation. Apply aloe vera gel onto your scalp using your fingers. Let it to sit for 15 minutes and then wash your hair with a mild shampoo.
Indus Valley Pure Aloe Vera Gel
This lightweight gel is available for Rs 179. Shop here.
3. Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar acts as an effective astringent and clears accumulated dirt from the scalp while restoring its pH balance. Besides it also has antibacterial and antifungal properties.
The Beauty Co. Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo
Give your hair the ultimate cleansing with this nourishing shampoo. It is available for Rs 395. Shop here.
4. Lemon hair cleanser
Lemons have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, and are an effective remedy for dandruff too. Look for lemon-based cleansers or essential oils to forget all about dandruff and other problems.
Vaadi Herbals Dandruff Defense Lemon Shampoo
Chase away your hair troubles with this anti dandruff shampoo. It is available for Rs 156. Shop here.
Add these amazing hair care products to your haircare regime and say stress free.