Greasy hair is a common hair condition many people suffer from. The issue can be quite annoying and frustrating as it makes your hair feel sticky and look dull and lifeless just after a few minutes of rinsing. However, it isn’t an irresolvable issue as variety of natural as well as synthetic treatment options are available today which claim to give desired hair texture.
Here are given some quick home fixes to relieve greasy hair:
Thanks to its extremely drying effects, alcohol is a recognized as a quick fix for greasy hair. The more alcoholic content is the better are the offshoots. Prepare an alcoholic rinse by mixing a short glass of alcohol and two cups of water together. Whisk well and wash your hair with it.
Apple cider vinegar (ACV)
To remnants of shampoo also leave your hair feeling and looking greasy. To avoid and control the shampoo build-ups, treat your hair with a concoction of ACV and water. Apply the potion onto your hair with the help of a spray bottle, leave on for a few minutes and then rinse off with warm water.
Diluted lime juice is another great home remedy to cut the grease out of your hair. Mix juice of one lemon in one glass of water and after stirring thoroughly apply the solution on top of your hair. Rinse off finally with warm water.
Fuller’s earth or Mulani mitti is also known for fixing oily hair besides helping combating several other hair and skin related concerns. Take some fuller’s earth and make its paste by adding a little amount of water to it. Apply this paste over your hair and scalp and get it into a shower cap. Hold on for almost 20-25 minutes and then wash it out with cold water.
Because of its oil-absorption qualities, the property which makes it extremely unsuitable to be used as a face wash, baking soda is an excellent solution to the oily scalp. Make baking soda paste in the same way as you did the fuller’s earth’s and massage your scalp with it gently and sparingly for 5-7 minutes. At the end, wash your hair as usual using cold water and a mild shampoo.