Home Remedies to Get Rid of Smelly Scalp and Hair

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Have you ever come across someone with a smelly scalp? Or does your scalp embarrass you with its weird smell? Fungal infections, hormonal imbalances, excessive sweating, oily scalp, and other various reasons cause a smelly scalp that continues to embarrass you until you take a step on getting rid of it. Another reason cited to cause smelly scalp is poor hygiene. You can get rid of the smelly scalp by following the home remedies listed below.

You can get rid of the smelly scalp by using:

Lemon Juice: the antibacterial composition of lemon juice helps to fight off dandruff and the bacteria that are responsible for a smelly scalp. Prepare a mixture of two cups of water two tablespoons of lemon juice. Wash your hair with the mixture after you shampoo your hair. Rinse your hair with water after some minutes of leaving the mixture in your hair.

Aloe Vera Gel: is very effective in treating the oily scalp, reducing dandruff and smell. It also contains a natural conditioner which will help to nourish your hair. Draw out the gel from an Aloe Vera leaf. Gently massage your hair with the gel for some minutes and leave it afterward for 5 minutes. Repeat this step two times a week for the best result.

Apple cider Vinegar: apple cider vinegar fights off bacterial with its antibacterial property. Prepare a mixture of two cups of water and half a cup of apple cider vinegar. Apply shampoo to your hair and rinse with the mixture. Rinse your hair with water after some minutes of leaving the mixture in your hair. Repeat this step two times in a week to have a good result.   

Garlic: due to the antifungal and antibacterial properties in Garlic, the bacteria causing the smelly scalp can be killed. Blend up to 5 garlic then heat the blended garlic with coconut oil for some minutes. Extract the oil out of the mixture by straining it. Rub your scalp with the mixture and leave it for half an hour before you rinse with cold water. For best result, this should be repeated twice in a week.

Onion juice: onion juice is best known for its ability to get rid of fungal infections, bacteria, and oiliness of the scalp. Those with a bald head can also make use of onion juice as it also helps solve their problem. Crush a bulb of onion and extract its juice. Use a cotton swab to apply the extracted onion juice to your scalp. Leave it for 10 minutes and rinse your hair with water. This step is best effective when used once a week.

Tomato Juice: tomato juice contains antibacterial properties which help kill the bacteria causing the smell on your scalp. Squeeze the pulp from fresh tomato and rub it to your scalp directly. Leave it for half an hour and rinse off with clean water. Repeat this step twice in a week to get good results.

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