How to treat scalp acne with home remedies

How to treat scalp acne with home remedies

Acne on scalp is very annoying and disturbing as it would make feel uncomfortable and it does same as it does to other parts of the body.

There are many causes of ance on scalp which include hormonal changes during adolescence and during menstru*tion, poor hygiene, living in humid conditions, exposure to some chemicals, allergic reaction, and mechanical factors such as scratching your scalp regularly and wearing tight headgear. Sometimes stree and fatigue and depression can cause this problem.

Other symptoms include itching and inflammation, if it is left untreated it cause folliculitis, infection of the hair follicles that is mainly cause by a bacteria known as staphylococcus bacteria.

 

 

In some cases scalp acne may not be noticed at early stages until in becomes unbearable because of the pain it cause when combing or brushing your hair.

Acne on scalp can be cleared by its own self within a week or more, but scalp acne its more sore and painfull than in any other part of the body, and it can sometimes be harde to treat because of the hair its covered with.

Treating scalp acne can be simple through following proper hair care hygiene, and some home remedies can do the job easily and faster. And if the treatment takes too long visiting a dermatologist is recommended for proper treatment and diagnosis.

How to treat scalp acne with home remedies

 

 

Remedy 1

Ingredient:

 

Tomato Juice

Tomato Juice

 

The salicylic acid in tomatoes is very beneficial in the treatment of various acne types, and it dries up the acne fastly.

The production of sebum can be controlled with tomatoes which is one of cause of acne and its also helpful in maitaining proper pH level on your scalp.

 

Procedure:

Squeeze out the tomato juice from a fresh tomato.

Apply the tomato juice directly on your scalp.

Rinse your hair using warm water.

Do this daily for some days.

 

 

Other Procedure:

Squeeze out the tomato juice from a fresh tomato.

Add few drops of lemon juice.

Add 1/2 teaspoon of raw honey to the mixture and mix thorougly.

Now, soak a cotton ball in the mixture.

Next, apply the mixture using the cotton ball on the affected area.

Leave it for 5 minutes.

Wash it off with warm water.

Repeat the procedure daily for few days.

 

 

Remedy 2

Ingredient:

 

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera helps to remove and reduce acne on the scalp. It can kill the bacteria causing the acne, and it prevetn infection, reduce imflammation. It also help to maintain the pH level and balance of the scalp.

 

Procedure:

Squeeze the gel of aloe vera out of aloe vera leaf.

Apply the aloe vera gel directly on the affected area.

Do this 2 time daily for one week.

 

Other Procedure:

Mix 1/2 cup of aloe vera gel with 1/2 lemon juice.

Now, wash your hair and allow it damp.

Apply the mixture on your damp hair especially on the affected area.

Leave it for 30 minutes.

Wash off your hair with warm water.

Repeat the process daily for few days.

 

 

Remedy 3

Ingredient:

 

Turmeric

Turmeric

Turmeric powder in a bowl on white background

Turmerics gives a lot to the hair including scalp acne treatment, it also contain a compound called curcumin which contain antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-imflammatory properties.

It helps reduce and lower the pain and prevent acne scars.

 

Procedure:

Mix 1/2 teapoon of extra-virgin coconut oil with 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder together to make a paste.

Message and rub the paste gently on the affected area.

Leave it for 1 hour.

Rinse off your hair and shampoo as usual.

Do this daily.

 

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Remedy 4

Ingredient:

 

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar Thedivest.com

Apple cider vinegar directly help in fighting scal acne. It helps clear the bacteria on the follicles and oil, the main cause of acne through its antiseptic and antibacterial properties, it restore the pH level of the scalp to help prevent and discourage more breakouts.

 

Procedure:

Wash your hair using shampoo and allow it to dry.

Mix together apple cider vinegar with equal amount lukewarm water.

Rinse your hair with this mixture.

Leave it for 5 to 10 minutes.

Wash your hair with clean water again.

Repeat the process every time you wash or shampoo your hair.

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