Homemade Scalp Treatment With Mayonnaise


When your scalp becomes overly dry and irritated, it can cause the scalp to itch and flake off into dandruff. Although there are many over-the-counter scalp treatments for itchy or flaky scalp, they often contain strong chemicals that many sensitive individuals may react to. One solution is to use a natural form of treatment to scalp irritation, such as making a nourishing scalp mask from regular mayonnaise combined with olive oil.

Things You'll Need

  • Mayonnaise
  • Olive oil
  • Bowl
  • Shower cap
  • Shampoo
  • Towel
  • Combine 1 cup of regular mayonnaise and 1/2 cup of olive oil in a bowl.

  • Wet your hair thoroughly, and spread the mayonnaise mixture onto your scalp.

  • Massage the mayonnaise mixture around your scalp for five minutes using small, circular finger motions.

  • Cover your scalp with a shower cap, and allow the mixture to sit on your scalp for about 20 minutes.

  • Wash the mixture out of your hair with shampoo. Repeat once per week.

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