Apple cider vinegar will combine with olive oil perfectly. All you need to do is prepare two tablespoons each of those ingredients and mix them with two tablespoons of distilled water.
Now wet your hair and pour the mixture over your head. Massage your scalp with your fingers and leave it for around 20 minutes. After that time shampoo your hair as usual.
3. Jojoba Oil
Jojoba oil is another well-known remedy for dandruff. We call it an oil, but it’s actually a wax ester, which is very close to human sebum. In effect it can balance the levels of our natural oils and it cleans the pores.
Jojoba oil has moisturizing qualities, it will clean your scalp and your head, and it will not only eliminate dandruff, but it will also prevent it from relapsing. It will rebalance the pH level of your skin so that you will enjoy beautiful and healthy hair.
You can try to use it together with lavender oil or tea tree oil. Prepare one oz of jojoba oil and 16 drops of lavender or tea tree oil and mix the ingredients in a bowl. Take some mixture into your palms and massage it gently and deeply into your scalp for around a minute.
If needed, add more of the oil. Remember that to do the massage of your scalp effectively you should zigzag on the base of your head and start the rubbing with each hand behind your ears and make your hands meet just above your neck.
After a proper massage, stay with the oils on your head for about 20 minutes. Cover your head with a shower cap or a cotton towel for better results. Then wash your hair as usual and forget about dandruff soon.
You can also add a few drops of jojoba oil to your hair conditioner. After you wash your hair, use the conditioner as usual so leave it for 3 – 5 minutes and wash it with water. Follow the procedure until dandruff stops bothering you.
The easiest method is to apply a few drops of jojoba oil on your scalp and massage it gently for a while. Then cover your head with a hot towel and stay like that for about 15 minutes. Wash it off as usual and enjoy beautiful hair without dandruff. Do it on a regular basis to get the best results.
4. Neem Oil
Neem oil is extracted from the seeds and fruit of a neem tree. It is a great remedy to dandruff and additionally it will make your hair smooth and shiny. It has wonderful anti-microbial properties that can kill the bacteria and fungus.
If you use neem oil regularly, you will have strong and thick hair as it stimulates the hair growth. This oil is also useful because of its insecticidal qualities which makes it a natural insect repellent.
Use neem oil together with apple cider vinegar and wait for some spectacular results. First wash your hair with a shampoo and apply a little bit of apple cider vinegar on your scalp. Leave it for a while and wash it off. Dry your hair partially and now apply some neem oil to your scalp and finish drying your hair.
Another comfortable way to use neem oil is by adding ½ teaspoon of it to the shampoo you use regularly. Remember, though, to blend it well. Use once a week to eliminate the problem of dandruff.
Neem oil and olive oil also form a wonderful combination. Mix a capful of neem oil with a tablespoon of olive oil. Massage it into your scalp gently and leave it for around 25 minutes. Wash your hair normally and you should stop the dandruff.
Oils are generally good for our hair and scalp and that’s why it worth mixing neem oil with tea tree oil and basil oil in equal amounts. Apply it to your scalp thoroughly and stay with it for about two hours. Now wash your hair as usual. Instead of basil oil, you can also use rosemary oil.
5. Castor Oil
Castor oil is packed with vitamins and minerals. It is rich in vitamin E, proteins, amino acids, and omega 6 fatty acids. It has wonderful antifungal and antibacterial properties too. All these factors make castor oil a great cure for dandruff, which will also moisturize your hair and make it strong and shiny.
Castor oil will be effective when you use it alone so you can just prepare a small amount of it, apply it on your scalp and leave it for about 25 minutes. Wash your hair after that time with your usual shampoo. Follow the process daily until you get rid of dandruff completely.
You may also mix small quantity of castor oil with olive oil. Warm the mixture up for a while and massage it gently into your scalp. Cover your head with a warm towel and wait for about 15 minutes. Then wash your hair with your shampoo and have hair free of dandruff.
Other Tips to Ged Rid of Dandruff
Apart from the above mentioned cures for dandruff there are also some other ways, which may bring you some relief. The first step you should for sure try is to stop washing your hair with hot showers.