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6 DIY Home Remedies for Itchy, Dry Scalp


If you’re literally pulling your hair out because your scalp is chronically irritated and dry, there are answers without turning to medicated shampoos. Turns out there are items around your house you can use to take care of the problem yourself.

There are a number of health reasons that your scalp is dry and itchy, from eczema to an unhealthy diet, according to WebMD. Regardless of the cause, there is relief available without medical help. Here are six DIY home solutions for itchy, dry scalp…

1. Sesame Seed Oil

According to Livestrong.com, one of the easiest ways to soothe a scalp is by using sesame seed oil, which is relatively inexpensive and available at most grocery stores.

The online source explains that you should massage some warmed sesame oil into your scalp before you go to bed. However, before you hit the hay, massage the affected area for about 10-minutes and then leave it on (wrapping your hair in a hot towel) for another 10-minutes, adds the site.

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