How to soothe scalp irritation?

Itching, redness, dandruff? These can be the symptoms of scalp irritation. But there is no need to worry as there are ways to get rid of these unpleasant problems. Try home-made and tested methods to enjoy beautiful hairstyle and healthy scalp.

hair-care.jpgWhat are the causes of scalp irritation?

There are lots of them. The causes of itching, irritation, dandruff and redness are the following: hair colouring, bleaching, many styling and chemical treatments. Scalp irritation can also be caused by cosmetics that you use on a daily basis. If an allergic reaction persists for a few days, you should see the doctor for your own safety. Remember that similar symptoms may appear on your face thus you should not risk and solve the problem as fast as possible.

How to soothe irritation?

Rinsing your hair and scalp with a mixture of natural ingredients will be helpful. If your skin flakes off, is dry and feels tight, you can use a mixture with flaxseed. It will moisturize the scalp and protect the hair from chemical damage. Rinsing hair with camomile or flowers of lime tree mixture has similar properties. If you are not allergic to any of the ingredients of this healing mixture, you can begin the treatment. Add panthenol or aloe vera to the mixtures with lime tree flower, camomile or flaxseed. These substances provide soothing and regenerating action.

Oiling hair treatment with a cosmetic containing wheat will bring very good results. Apply the oil to dry strands more or less one hour before washing your hair. Now you hair is protected and no shampoo with SLS or other drying substances is going to harm it. If your scalp is oily, make use of kaolin. Pour a small amount of the product to your shampoo and shake the bottle well.

You will deal with scalp irritations when you replace your shampoo and other hair products with more delicate ones. Their pH should be similar to yours. Make sure that you buy cosmetics which are free from SLS or SLES. Try to eliminate an ingredient or cosmetic which triggers the irritation.