Effective Hair Masks for Oily Hair to Beat Summers
Sweating and tanning are only two of the many problems you might face during summer. Another major issue in the summertime is dealing with oily hair. Hair and scalp produce natural oils through sebum, a sebaceous gland. However, in summer days it is overactive and hence results in greasy hair. Additionally, oily hair attracts dirt and pollutants from the environment which causes dandruff and other scalp infections. Moreover, oily hair makes the tresses look dull and lifeless.
Therefore, you need to pamper your hair a little more in summer by washing it regularly and nurturing it with season suitable hair masks. Here we list below the best hair masks for oily hair to apply this summer.
1. Yogurt Hair Mask
Yogurt is a rich source of probiotic which nurtures oily hair the right way by controlling excess oil productions. You can make a mask by adding a half cup of plain yogurt with a tablespoon of baking soda, 1-2 tablespoon of lemon juice and an egg white. Mix them well to make a smooth paste. Apply it to your hair and leave it for 30 minutes before you rinse it off. You can apply this mask once a week.
2. Multani Mitti Hair Mask
Multani mitti is one name you must have been hearing frequently since childhood. Well, this potent clay can do all kinds of wonders to your locks and restore the health of your scalp and drive away toxins. Take 3-4 tablespoons of Mesmara multani mitti and mix it with a few drops of lemon juice and honey. Mix well till you make a paste. Apply it to your hair and rest it for 15 minutes. Then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
3. Orange and Lemon Peel Hair Mask
When life gives you oranges and lemons, make a hair mask with their peel as they restore the natural pH value of the skin and boost the health of your hair through their high vitamin content. All you need to do is mix each a tablespoon of Mesmara orange peel powder and Mesmara herbal lemon peel powder and make a paste. Apply it to your hair and scalp. Rest it for 20 minutes before you wash off with plain water.
4. Amla, Reetha and Shikakai Hair Mask
Now, every Indian household probably is familiar with these three natural remedies for all hair problems- amla, reetha and shikakai. They help in retaining the natural oils of the hair and controls pH value while making the hair look lustrous and healthy. To make a hair mask, mix 2 tablespoons of Mesmara herbal reetha powder to a tablespoon of Mesmara herbal shikakai powder and a half tablespoon of Mesmara amla powder. Make a paste and apply it to your hair and leave it for 10 minutes. Rinse it off with plain water while rubbing the scalp with your hands.
5. Baking Soda and Tea Tree Oil Hair Mask
Baking soda helps in sloughing away the dirt from the scalp and soaks up excess sebum. Adding tea tree oil to it maximizes its benefits with its anti-bacterial heavyweight. Take 1 tablespoon of baking soda and add a few drops of Mesmara tea-tree essential oil. Massage onto your scalp and rest for half an hour before washing it off with a sulfate-free shampoo.
These hair masks can save plenty for your summer woes regarding your oily hair alongside getting you the shiny healthy summer hair.