We all know that we cannot avail of the facility of visiting salons in Pakistan right now due to the prevailing circumstances which are a sad story for many of us. But that does not mean that our hair care should suffer because to maintain healthy hair, one is required to maintain a healthy and well-nourished and clean scalp.
So, to keep our hair looking healthy during these times, we have to resort to home remedies to restore the bounce and shine back in our hair. We have brought for you some simple scalp treatments, backed by many hair experts, that will help you keep your hair in shape. Before you go on with any of these treatments, a patch test 24 hours prior to applying it to your scalp is always suggested to avoid any allergic reactions.
Olive oil, yogurt, and egg yolk
The combination of Egg yolk and yogurt is the most powerful hydration booster as they contain fats that will help keep your scalp moisturized and healthy and the chances of dandruff and dryness will be minimized. This treatment will also promote hair growth and will repair and protect your hair from and future damage. This treatment is most suited for dry brittle hair.
Simply take an egg yolk, a tablespoon of o, and a teaspoon of olive oil and mix them up in a bowl. Section your hair into parts for easy application. Cover your hair completely from root to tip with it and cover it up with a shower cap. Leave it on for 30-45 minutes and then wash out the mask with a mild shampoo and cold water to reveal beautiful hair.
DIY shampoo bar
This shampoo bar will not only help you save the money you spend on buying shampoos, but it will also help you cut down on plastic waste. It will help deep cleanse your hair while leaving it soft and hydrated and tangle-free. Simply take half a cup of water and half a cup of mild soap base.
To that, add half a cup of vegetable oil. Mix these up and put them in a mold to dry. Use it in every wash when you go for a shower. Vegetable oil is packed with all the good vegetable fats that will help nourish and hydrate your hair without making it greasy and flat.
Apple Cider Vinegar rinse
Apple cider vinegar is the most effective scalp cleanser in our houses. It makes your hair smoother and shinier and makes it tangle-free which means that the breakage will be minimized. Simply take a tablespoon of coconut oil, four tablespoons of ACV, one tablespoon of baking soda and two cups of water.
Mix all of these ingredients up to make up a rinse. Let this mixture sit for a couple of minutes and then apply to damp hair and massage it onto the scalp for a few minutes. Rinse it out with cold water to reveal sleek and shiny hair.