Wondering the best way to hydrate your scalp?Healthy hair begins at a healthy scalp, so if you have ever experienced dryness, itchiness, or an irritated scalp, then you’re in the right place. A dry scalp can be super annoying, but it can be pretty easy to fix with the right routine and products. To learn how you can moisturize your scalp to better prevent irritation and promote healthy hair growth, continue reading.
To be able to start treating your dry scalp, first, it’s important to understand exactly what dry scalp is! Dry scalp is a condition when the skin on the scalp doesn’t have enough moisture and starts to become dry.
Not sure if you suffer from dry scalp? Here are some signs that you might be experiencing dry scalp:
If you’re curious what causes dry scalp and its symptoms, here are some possible reasons you’re experiencing them:
Now that you know what a dry scalp is and what might be causing it, we are here to give you all the tips and tricks to bring the moisture back to your curls and learn how to hydrate your scalp.
Dry scalp can be a result of using shampoos that contain chemicals and harsh ingredients. Harsh shampoos can strip your hair of the natural oils it needs to stay hydrated. If you’ve been experiencing any symptoms of a dry scalp, try switching up the shampoo you use. Try a moisturizing shampoo that explicitly says “gentle,” and doesn’t contain any alcohol. Try our Hawaiian ginger shampoo to get the results you’ve been searching for!
If you’re noticing dry scalp or dry hair, you may be washing your hair too often. Frequent washing can dry out your hair and scalp. It is recommended to wash natural hair every 2-3 weeks unless it’s in a protective style.
These days they have an oil for your skin, body, hair, you name it. Try using a scalp-specific oil or hair moisturizer that will nourish your hair and lock in moisture. Tea tree oil, argan oil, jojoba oil, and coconut oil are great anti-inflammatory products to help remove any flakes or scalp dryness you have. Another great product we recommend is our rosemary mint hair oil. This hair oil will prevent dry scalp and smooth split ends, not to mention it smells amazing!
Need something free of charge? You deserve a scalp massage. Use your fingertips as you are cleansing your hair or doing a hot oil treatment or scalp mask for at least 5 minutes. Massaging your hair will create blood circulation that our hair needs to grow. Try using the moisturizing scalp treatment while you're giving yourself a scalp massage.
Drinking water is the best thing we can do for our bodies and the overall health of our hair. Water will replenish the moisture your hair loses. Therecommended amount is about 8 cups per day.
With these remedies, you will be able to hydrate your scalp and treat any dryness, irritation, itchiness, or flaking properly. So, if you’re looking for how to get rid of scalp build-up or irritation for good, our natural hair products are for you. Dry scalp can usually be treated with the tips we’ve listed, but if irritation continues, please see a doctor. A healthy scalp is what creates the environment for hair to be healthy and grow, so we look forward to seeing those luscious curls very soon!
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