Dryness of skin and scalp is very common in winter season. Here are some simple home remedies to get rid of it:
Coconut oil is a tried and effective treatment for dry skin and scalp. In cold weather, to protect the skin and scalp from dryness, take four to five teaspoons of lukewarm coconut oil on the hair and body shortly before bathing. Massage and then take a shower with a good shampoo and soap.
Try to use a soap and shampoo that has the properties of coconut oil.
Massaging with olive oil in winter is a centuries old tip. Massage it by dripping ten drops of olive oil on the scalp and cover the scalp with a hat or towel and go to sleep.
It can also be used to massage the skin before taking a bath. Applying olive oil on the whole body immediately after taking a bath also helps to get rid of dryness to a great extent.
Aloe vera gel
Dry skin is a major cause of itching at the roots of the hair. Aloe vera is called a natural moisturizer. It has antiseptic and anti-dandruff properties. Apply aloe vera gel directly on the scalp and skin. And take a shower after 20 minutes.
Honey is also an excellent and natural way to get rid of dryness. To remove dryness from honey, mix 9 parts honey and 1 part hot water, apply this mixture on washed clean hair and skin for two to three minutes and massage. Do it, then take a shower.
Honey can be applied on the scalp for up to three hours.
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is the best remedy for dandruff because the acidic ingredients found in it prevent the process of dandruff.
Add a quarter of Capsicum vinegar to a spray bottle filled with water and then spray it on the scalp. After spraying, wrap a towel around the scalp and leave the vinegar on the scalp for 15 minutes to an hour. Then wash your head.
Repeating this process twice a week will get rid of the dryness forever.
Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is an antiseptic and antiseptic that helps to control dryness and itching in the hair. Tea tree oil also fights viruses and fungi that cause dryness and itching of the scalp.
Mix a few drops of tea tree oil in your favorite shampoo and keep repeating this process till the dryness and itching disappear. It can also be applied on the skin by mixing it in a normal moisturizer used at home.
To get rid of dandruff, massage the head with two teaspoons of lemon juice and wash the head with water, then again mix one teaspoon of lemon juice in a cup of water and wash your head with it. Do this daily until the drought is over.
To remove dryness from the skin, mix honey and glycerin in lemon juice and apply it on the hands and feet at night as a cream.