ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

10 Ways on How to Get Rid of Dry Scalp

Updated on December 29, 2016
10 Ways on how to get rid of dry scalp
10 Ways on how to get rid of dry scalp

Dry scalp can be caused by a few things. One cause of dry scalp is not shampooing the hairenough,which might cause scalp mildew. When shampooing use cool water and not hot water for lathering and rinsing the hair. Some individuals with dandruff due to dry scalp, may need to gently scrape away the flakes with a fine-tooth comb before shampooing.

It's better to use mild shampoos that contain organic ingredients such as herbs, flowers, and oils. You can also add drops of eucalyptus oil into baby shampoo, this prevent the hair from stripping and treats your scalp. After conditioning the hair, blot the hair with a towel and avoid rubbing the towel on the hair. Let the hair dry without using a blow-dryer, you can do this by braiding the hair into jumbo braids and let dry naturally. Avoid hair products that contain alcohol, which may cause dry hair and scalp.

Try and take a 30 day challenge on not eating dairy products, and if you notice your scalp and skin clearing up, then discontinue dairy products for another 30 days or longer. Try and load up on vitamin C instead of dairy items. Dairy items that you may need to take out of your diet for a while: ice cream, milk, cheese, eggs, milk chocolate, and yogurts. Dairy milk can always be replaced with almond milk, coconut milk, and soy milk. But for eating cereals almond milk tastes the best. Coconut milk replaces electrolytes back into the body due mild dehydration from sweating or not drinking enough water.

10 Ways on how to get rid of dry scalp
10 Ways on how to get rid of dry scalp

Tropical Whipped Coconut Shea Butter

Tropical Whipped Coconut Shea Butter with Argan Oil for Natural Hair
Tropical Whipped Coconut Shea Butter with Argan Oil for Natural Hair | Source

10 ways on how to get rid of dry scalp

  1. Avoid harsh shampoos (which may cause an itchy scalp due to sulfates).

  2. Use apple cider vinegar to clarify hair and scalp from product build up.

  3. Conditioner hair with a conditioner that contains organic ingredients.

  4. Wash and rinse hair with cool water and not warm water.

  5. Let hair air-dry or use blow-dryer on low-cool setting instead of high-hot.

  6. Avoid using hair gels or hair spray that contain glues and alcohol on the hair and scalp.

  7. Occasionally spritz scalp with a lemon-water spray (only if your not wearing a flat iron style).

  8. Avoid snack foods and replace with sliced fruits, carrots, celery, etc.

  9. Avoid wearing hair-dyes and chemical perms.

  10. Wear your natural hair, and apply an organic hair cream every 2-3 days to the scalp and hair.

Your vitamin C intake include drinking grapefruit juice, carrot juice, pomegranate juice, and 100% orange juice. And consider taking Biotin vitamins for hair and skin. But first get your doctor's permission if you never taken vitamins. It's a good idea to also eat foods that contain 100% whole wheat, such as breads, crackers, oat meal, other hot cereals, cold cereals, brown rice, and foods made of cornmeal.


Make time for physical exercise 3-4 days a week. Exercise helps the blood circulation flow properly, and assists with detoxing through the pores by sweating. Replace the fluids back into the body by drinking Gatorade, coconut water, or 32- 64 ounces of water each day.

Do you have dry scalp?

See results

© 2016 Ann810

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)