Do you find your hair becoming greasy and sticky very often? Is this the case even after you shampoo? This means your hair is prone to becoming oily! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Follow these simple hair care tips for oil hair and prevent your hair from becoming oily all the time.
1. Use a shampoo that is for oily hair
If you have oily hair it will be a good idea to invest in a shampoo that is specifically made for oily hair. Such a shampoo will have the required properties that can prevent your hair from secreting oil. This will help to keep your oily hair in check and might even prevent your hair from becoming oily in the long run.
2. Aloe vera – Home remedy
Aloe vera is known to be extremely beneficial for your hair and thus has properties that can do away with it being oily and greasy.
Here are 2 ways in which using aloe vera gel can help:
As part of your shampoo
Take a cup of your shampoo and add a tablespoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of fresh aloe vera gel. Mix this well and store it in the fridge. This will last for about a week, use this mixture to shampoo your hair.
As a conditioner
Aloe vera is known to nourish the hair thus it can be a good conditioner. Take some aloe vera gel and mix it with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Apply this on the length of your hair after a shampoo and rinse it off. Over time it will help to get rid of oily hair.
3. Don’t over brush your hair
Excessive brushing of your hair is known to damage the hair constantly pulling at it thus leading to more oil secretion. This will also lead to the oil spreading throughout your hair thus giving it an oilier appearance
4. Drink lots of water
Never underestimate the benefits of staying hydrated and drinking lots of water. Water is known to flush out toxins from your body, thus it can lead to a healthy scalp.
5. Shampoo every alternate day
You should use a mild shampoo for your hair. It is also advisable to shampoo every alternate day so that your hair does not get oily easily. This is also known to help the scalp remain fresh and clean thus preventing it from becoming oily very often.