Salt for hair: Various ways to use salt for healthy hair

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Salt for healthy hair

Using Salt for healthy hair

The problem of dandruff can embarrass you many times, especially when you wear black coloured clothes. Because dandruff appears on your shoulders and becomes really visible. Other than this dandruff leads to the problem of itching in the head. Sometimes dandruff accumulates over the time and due to that, your scalp faces the problem of redness and swelling. There can be many reasons for the problem of dandruff. Some people may have dandruff problems due to hormonal imbalances, scalp infection, stress, unhealthy diet etc.
Many remedies can help to remove dandruff. Salt can be used for this. Salt contains many nutrients which reduce the problem of dandruff. (Also read: How often should you shampoo your hair)

Salt for healthy hair

  • Mix salt in the shampoo
  • Wash the hair with salt water
  • Olive oil, lemon juice and salt hair mask

Mix salt in the shampoo

Salt for healthy hair
Salt and shampoo for healthy hair

Using the shampoo and salt combination, the problem of dandruff can be overcome. Salt helps in removing dead cells from the scalp and also controls excessive oil production. (Also read: How to wash hair: Tips to shampoo dry and dull hair)

How to use it?
Mix one spoon mild shampoo and half a teaspoon of salt in a container. After this, wash your hair with lukewarm water and put the salt-shampoo in the hair. Massage it in a circular motion for a few minutes. After that wash the hair with cold water.

Wash the hair with salt water
To remove the dead cells from the scalp, massage with salt water so that the excessive oil is absorbed.

How to use it?
Add 3 spoons of salt in 1 cup of water and boil it. Boil the mixture until the salt dissolves in water and let it cool down. Wash your hair with this water and massage the scalp for 5-10 minutes. After this, wash hair with cold water by using a mild shampoo. Apply the conditioner after this.

Olive oil, lemon juice and salt hair mask

Salt for healthy hair
Salt hair mask for healthy hair

Olive oil contains high amounts of oleic acid and linoleic acid, which provide nutrients to hair and scalp. It works like a natural conditioner and increases the hair growth. It helps in reducing itching on the scalp. Lemon is also rich in vitamin C, which helps in reducing dandruff.

How to use it?

Take 2 spoons of olive oil, 2 teaspoons of salt and 2 teaspoons lemon juice in a bowl. Make a paste of these three things. After doing this for 5 minutes, wash hair with mild shampoo. After that put the condition. (Also read: How garlic shampoo can prevent hair fall)

So, you can try to include salt in the hair care routine. Click the link to read this article in Hindi.

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