Are you worried about your dry scalp? People generally feel ashamed of having flaky scalp. Now, there is no need to feel embarrassed when you wish to have a new hairstyle whenever you go for party.
Hair loss and dandruff are one of the common dry scalp issues that worry and must be addressed without any delay before a major issue arises. The good news is that there is a powerful remedy for these problems. Castor oil will help you get rid of the dry scalp and also helps improve the overall quality of the hair without spending much money.
What is castor oil?
Castor oil is a kind of vegetable oil, which is generally extracted from castor seeds of castor plant commonly called Ricinus Communis. This oil is very effective for all kinds of skin, health as well as hair problems. It has been gifted with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-oxidant properties which make this ingredient useful for all purposes.
How is castor oil good for your scalp?
Castor oil has a very high penetrating ability which lets it get absorbed deep into the skin. All the nutrients and minerals get replenished into cuticles of scalp and then moisturize it very effectively. Also, castor oil helps nourish the scalp and also is highly effective for your healthy as well as hydrated hair.
Benefits of castor oil for hair
1. Helps remove dandruff
It is known that the dry scalp can cause dandruff but only a few people care about treating them effectively. The castor oil helps the scalp retain the moisture and hydrate your scalp well.
2. Prevents hair loss
Castor oil is full of important antioxidants which help boost blood circulation in the scalp which in turn make the hair follicles tighten the hair follicles and also prevents the hair from falling. So, massaging the scalp with the castor oil would nourish it without causing any side-effects.
3. Protects the scalp from infections
Having anti-fungal and antibacterial properties, the castor oil protects the scalp from all infection causing bacteria.
You could get castor oils of several brands on the market, but it is suggested to go for Jamaican Black Castor oils or the cosmetic grade or cold-pressed castor oils. This oil has good odor and a yellow color, but the Jamaican Black castor oils are darker and thicker.
You can make the mild odor little tolerable and the thick viscosity diluted, by mixing the castor oil with some oil of equal quantity so that it could spread evenly on the scalp without any problem. You can also mix it with good quality coconut oil, the olive oil or almond oil for the better results and make this work faster.
- Apply the mixture on the scalp evenly.
- Leave the mixture for overnight and then wash next morning.
- Repeat the above process every other day and watch the results.