Oily hair remedies

Since we’ve written a lot about dry hair, split ends and other things, it’s high time we paid some attention to the other side of the coin: oily hair. Well, try our tips and ease your suffering, be proud of your great new hair! First of all, wash your hair every day, and use a mild, pH-balanced shampoo. Baby shampoos are great, while those designed for oily hair can be too aggressive for every day use. If your oily hair had side-affected dandruff, get valuable tips and tricks in our Get Rid of Dandruff post. Avoid all hair styling products containing silicone, oils or lanolin, as well as two-in-one products – these can be too heavy and make your hair produce even more oil. Here is some home made tips and tricks that can help you:

  • Lemon and aloe vera  You’ll need 1/2 teaspoon aloe vera gel and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Blend this ingredients well and add a little of your regular shampoo. Wash your hair as usual, but let the shampoo on for a few minutes.
  • Mint leaves Boil two handful of mint leaves in one and a half glass of water for 20 minutes. Strain the solution and mix in a 300ml bottle of shampoo.
  • Massage Massaging your scalp can help exfoliate skin and remove all oily residues. Mix 1 tablespoon of Malt Vinegar in a glass of water, add a pinch of salt. Use 2 tablespoons of it on your scalp and massage it with your finger tips twice a week. Leave it on for one hour.
  • Henna conditioner Mix Henna with 2 tablespoons of yoghurt and a pinch of sugar to a light paste. Add a bit of water if the paste is thick. Apply on hair and leave it on for twenty minutes. Rinse it out with clear water.


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