As long as I still have to work my 8-5 job I don’t think there’s ever going to be a time I’d be excited for a Monday (well except I’m on leave). It’s a new week and as always I’m grateful. Most of the time we take for granted the fact that we are alive and healthy and can live normal lives in this crazy world and fail to give thanks to the one who made it possible. So no matter how awful your day or life is going always be grateful and thankful.
As you all know I’m a naturalista (2 years) and it hasn’t been an easy ride. Most of the time people will tell you “its difficult going natural”, “its too expensive”, “its time consuming” blah blah blah but the fact is none of these tales are 100% true. When I started this journey I had very thick hair, like extremely forest thick hair but now I can boldly say that it’s now manageable and it’s definitely going to get better. However, there’s this not-so-teeny weeny issue I have – Dandruff. See ehn, if you’re in my shoes then you’ll know what I’m talking about.
Dandruff is basically flaking of your scalp skin and can be as a result of dry scalp, sensitivity to product, not cleaning/scrubbing your scalp well enough, shampooing too often!! etc. The good news is that I think I’ve figured out a way to overcome this problem and that’s what I’ll be sharing in todays post. I’ve done this treatment a couple of times but it’s still a process.
Step 1 – Shampooing
I changed my shampoo to an anti dandruff shampoo-Heads and Shoulders. This shampoo is amazing! I wonder why I never thought to use it.
Step 2 – ACV Cleansing
After shampooing your hair cleanse it with ACV (Apple Cider Vinegar) mixture. Leave mixture in for about 10 mins and wash out. No need to condition your hair after this.
ACV Cleansing Recipe
2 cups of water
4 tbs of ACV
2 – 3 drops of eucalyptus oil.
Step 3 – Moisturize
Personally I don’t use a lot of product on my hair so after step 1 and 2 I apply some leave-in conditioner afterwards I use argon oil on my edges, shea butter all over my hair and scalp, then finally coconut oil to seal in all the moisture and that’s it! ACV can be gotten from pharmacies, supermarkets and local markets too and its price ranges from two thousand five hundred naira to three thousand naira. Eucalyptus oil can be gotten from pharmacies and beauty/hair stores. I hope this post is helpful and you can finally get rid of your dandruff. Have an amazingly awesome week ahead.