Baking Soda To Get Rid Of Dandruff

Baking soda is a great tool for house cleaning and getting rid of unwanted smell but in this article we will use it as the main ingredient in creating a hair mask that will help in getting rid of unwanted dry, itchy and flaky scalp also known as dandruff. Are you ready to start? 


Here are the ingredients you need to prepare before we proceed with the process of creating the 
hair mask:

- 1 tbsp baking soda
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil
- 1 tbsp lemon juice

The combination of these three ingredients are perfect to combat those dandruff because of the following qualities they posses:

Baking Soda - this contains antibacterial and antifungal properties that cleanses your scalp and kills the bacteria that causes dandruff.
 
Olive/Coconut Oil
- this oil serves as natural moisturizer which soften your scalp and makes your hair smooth and frizz free. Aside from this it is also helpful in hair growth because it contains essential amount of antioxidants that promotes healthy scalp.

Lemon - this is rich in vitamin C which acts as natural astringent that cleanse your scalp and exfoliates the dead skin cells causes by dandruff.

Now let us proceed with the step by step process on how to create the hair mask:
1. Gather all the ingredients and mix them in a bowl. Stir it well until they are combined properly.
2. Section your hair. Scoop a generous amount of the hair mask and gently apply it on your scalp especially the affected areas.
3. Massage the scalp for 3 to 5 minutes while moving the mixture through the strands of your hair.
4. Leave the hair mask for 15 to 20 minutes.
5. Wash it off with water and mild shampoo. You can do this process at least twice a week for 
faster result.