Aloe vera is abundant in vitamins, minerals, and other ingredients which are essential for healthy hair. 3 DIY Aloe vera Hair Masks for Dandruff
The combination of these has a soothing, moisturizing, and protective effect on hair and skin. Aloe vera also rejuvenates hair, giving it elasticity and preventing breakage. Thus, applying aloe vera on hair has been clinically proven to help it grow healthy and strong. There are multiple uses for aloe vera on hair such as a conditioner, styling product, and hair fall solution. Besides these, aloe vera is proven to be effective for dandruff and repairs dead skin cells on the scalp to stop itching. Aloe vera is great for hair growth too. All you need to do is regularly apply an Aloe vera Hair Masks for Dandruff to get these benefits for healthy and shiny hair.
DIY 1: Aloe Vera, Honey, and Yogurt Hair Mask for Dandruff:
The quantity of the mask is something you can decide for yourself, let me tell you the ratios. Mix two parts of fresh aloe Vera gel with equal amounts of yogurt and honey. Whisk it well to get a paste-like consistency, the aloe Vera gel can be a little difficult to work with using a spoon, so you can use a fork to whisk it up. Once you have the paste ready, apply it generously to your scalp, massage it well with your fingertips and leave it on for about an hour. Rinse it off with warm water and wash with your regular shampoo. Follow this remedy once a week to get rid of dandruff.
How the Mask Works: Aloe Vera gel or extract contains a lot of nutrients and anti-microbial properties, which can kill the fungi that cause the dandruff infection on the scalp. Aloe Vera has a very healing nature, thus will soothe and nourish the scalp. The soothing nature will give the scalp relief from dandruff. Live culture in yogurt helps prevent dandruff-causing bacteria and Honey is pH balancing and healing, plus also has antiviral, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties that a dandruff prone scalp will literally drink up.
DIY 2: Aloe Vera and Organic Coconut Oil Hair Mask for Dandruff:
Mix equal parts of freshly extracted aloe vera gel and pure organic coconut oil a bowl, whisk it well to form a fine paste. Now cook this mixture for about 20 minutes on low flame, keep stirring while it cooks. Leave it to cool down to room temperature and then you can apply this all over your scalp and massage it in well. Leave it on for two hours and then you can wash off with your regular shampoo. If you have a very dry scalp, you can replace the coconut oil with extra virgin olive oil. Follow this remedy once a week for the best results.
How the Mask Works: While I have already mentioned how aloe vera can benefit your scalp, let me also add what role the coconut oil plays in this mask. Coconut oil is the best remedy for treating dry, damaged, and over-processed hair. A deep conditioning treatment will moisturize your hair while getting rid of dandruff.
So, these were two super-easy DIY hair masks using easily available ingredients to combat dandruff. Hope you girls find these hair masks helpful.
Aloe vera and apple cider vinegar hair mask for dandruff
Mix one cup of fresh aloe vera gel, one teaspoon of honey, and two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar. Mix well and apply generously to your hair and scalp. Let it rest for 20 minutes and shampoo regularly. Do this twice a month and get rid of that embarrassing dandruff!