Hair is a very important part of our body. Everybody loves a full head of hair. Hair grows itself. Every hair is a brunch of protein which we called keratin. It is a non-living thing in the human’s body.
Causes of oily hair: Oily hair is a natural process. SEBUM is a naturals oil that automatically produced human’s scalp which causes them to make oily hair. This oil mix human body sweat and dirt, and it covers the scalp of the head. These natural oils automatically produced in the scalp and it spread the area of hair surface.
Some home remedies may help us to get rid of oily hair naturally.
Some home remedies for oily hair: ALOE VERA, APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, BLACK TEA, EGG AND LEMON JUICE, YOGURT, HENNA, OATMEAL, FENUGREEK SEEDS, FULLER’S EARTH, WITCH HAZEL.
Aloe Vera uses for praedial and medicinal purposes. Aloe vera is best for natural remedies of oily hair. If we want to use it then firstly we take 3 tablespoons of lemon juice and add 1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel in a cup, mix them well for 5 minutes. Apply this paste of our oily hair and scalp, massage it for 5-6 minutes. Apply it for 30 minutes. Then wash it with cold water. If we can use this paste 2 days in a week then we will see the changes in our oily hair texture.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Add some tablespoon apple cider vinegar in a bowl of water and mix it for 2 minutes. Apply this mixture for 5-6 minutes and wash it with cold water. This mixture helps to remove oil from hair because apple cider vinegar balance the PH levels of oily hair scalp. Apply this mixture 2 days a week. After some days we can see the magical changes in our hair. We can also get shiny hair by this mixture.
We all heard that black tea is a very helpful liquid for hair. Especially for oily hair. How we use it for our hair? Take a bowl of water and add 2 tablespoons warm black tea, leave this water for 15-20 minutes on hair and rinse with water. It helps control hair fall. It controls the oil on scalp because of the tannic acid of tea. It helps to make our hair stronger it also helps to darken our hair. For better results, we can add some coffee powder with black tea for black hair.
Egg yolk and Lemon juice
Add 3 eggs yolk in a bowl blend it well, add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Mix for 3-4 minutes. Apply this paste on your hair, massage it for 5-6 minutes, and leave for 5 minutes. Cover your hair with a shower cap. Wash your hair with normal water of 4-5 times. Apply shampoo and conditioner also. Repeat this process twice a month. It will help us with shiny and soft hair. you can also add banana, olive oil/coconut oil with this mixture.
To get rid of oily hair yogurt hair mask is one of the best home remedies. Yogurt is full of vitamins that help nourish and strengthen our hair and control the oiliness of hair scalp. Dead skin cells removed by yogurt masks. Yogurt also controls hair dandruff.
Let see how we make a yogurt hair mask.
1 tablespoon plain yogurt mix with 3 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1and half tablespoon of white vinegar. Mix these 3 ingredients for 2-3 minutes until a smooth paste. Apply these paste on your full hair. Leave it at least 30 minutes. Cover your hair with a hair mask/towel. Rinse with plain water. Use it once a week.
We can also use 2 tablespoon yogurt with 1 egg. Mix these 2 ingredients for 4-5 minutes. One by one section your hair and apply this mask in roots of your hair. Covered your hair with a hair mask for 30 minutes. Rinse your hair with normal water, use shampoo and conditioner. Use these home remedies 2 times in a week.
These home remedies will help you to control the oiliness of the hair scalp.
Henna is actually known as Mehendi, its a hair color. These natural remedies use for hair growth also it helps to get rid of oily hair. First, wash your hair clearly. Add 2 tablespoon yogurt in henna powder and ¼ tablespoon sugar in it. Mix them well with little drops of water until you get a thick paste for about 5 minutes.
Apply this paste with a brush on hair and wear gloves to protect your hands. Separate your hair one by one and apply this paste on the scalp. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave it for 3-4 hours. After that rinse your hair properly with normal water but do not use shampoo or conditioner after use of henna. Apply this henna paste every two weeks. Henna absorbs unwanted oil on the scalp and makes our hair healthy and nourished,.
Oatmeal helps to control hair fall, prevent splits ends, and keep your hair oil-free because oatmeal is full of vitamin B which absorbs excess oil from the scalp. Add 3 tablespoon of plain oats with ½ cup of milk, ad 1 teaspoon coconut oil, and 1 teaspoon honey with it. Mix these ingredients well together. Apply this paste on hair for 30 minutes. Wash with water and apply shampoo and conditioner. Use these remedies twice a week.
Fenugreek seeds/methi seeds is a natural ingredients hair for oily hair. These seeds remove extra oil from the scalp also its help for new hair growth, making hair shiny and soft, remove dandruff, etc.
Let see how we use fenugreek seeds for oily hair:
We need 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar with 2 teaspoon methi powder. Mix this 2 ingridience for 2 minutes. Apply this paste all over your hair and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash it with normal water and apply shampoo and conditioner and you will see the result. Repeat this process 2 times a week.
It is known as multani mitti. It is one of the best natural home remedies for oily hair. It works very effectively for oily hair. To make this paste we need 1 cup fuller’s earth with some water. Mix them until we get a thick paste. Apply all over your hair from roots to tips. Leave it until dry. Wash clearly with cold water. Use 2 times a week. You can see the difference in your hair.
It is another natural home remedies for oily hair. It not only remove excess oil from hair but also helps to give volume in the hair. Apply witch hazel with a cotton ball on hair. wash it off, shampoo and conditioner. Repeat it once a week.
Which shampoo is best for oily hair?
There are many shampoos for oily hair but some of them are best for oily hair. We can use-
- Pantene pro-v total damage care shampoo/ 2- Himalaya herbals gentle daily care protein shampoo/ 3- Neutrogena shampoo The Anti-Residue Formula/ 4- L’Oreal Professionnel Hair Spa Detoxifying
If we can remember some short tips we will get rid of oily hair.
- Use shampoo 3 days a week.
- After shampoo doesn’t forget conditioning your hair.
- Do not use silicone products in the hair.
- Do not touch your hair frequently.
- Avoid moisture base product.
- Clean your hairbrush 3 times in a week.
- Avoid oily and fried food.
- Stay away from the hair straightener.
- Try to use argan oil.
- Avoid hot water.