Scalp acne can be really annoying and irritating, they can be created because of blow drying, brushing. Scalp acne is common but not as much as face or back acne which affects nearly 80% of teenagers.
Scalp acne doesn’t change much from face acne, they are created because of oil, sweat or dirt in the hair; but other factors can affect as well, such as stress, type of shampoo you using, lack of hygiene, hormones. Scalp acne can develop very quickly if you are also dealing with dandruff, scalp lice ect.
Home Remedies for getting rid of scalp acne:
1 Lukewarm water and Apple Cider Vinegar
For this hair solution you will need apple cider vinegar and warm water, mix these two together. Make sure your hair is wet before you apply this solution on your hair. Start massaging your head while applying the solution and after leave it on your hair for about five minutes.
It’s really effective on cleaning your scalp from dandruff, pores, it balance and restore the ph as well as it removes the itching over your scalp. This solution is very good because is all natural but also it smoothen your hair and gives it a natural shine.
2 Tea Tree Oil
Tea Tree Oil is very effective for healing scalp acne because it has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. Therefore it limits skin from producing too much oil without leaving it dry, it unblocks the pores and prevents skin from getting irritating.
When you apply tea tree oil make sure to add some drops of water on it also because it may be too strong if you have sensitive skin, or avoid it at all and substitute it with other oils such as- groundnut or neem oil ;
3 Lemon and Rose Water
Mix together lemon juice and rose water and apply it all over your scalp, leave it there for about half an hour and then wash it with warm water. Lemon and rose water are very good for fighting bacterial infections as well as limiting oil production.
4 Honey and Cinnamon
By combining honey and cinnamon you will create an amazing acne treatment. Apply it on your hair and scalp for about 20 minutes every day for a month and you will be amazed by the result, very effective and natural.
Cinnamon is very good to use on hair because it gives them shine and stimulate their growth. Until your scalp is healed from acne try to avoid using hair conditioner because it can make the problem worse.
As well be careful when choosing shampoo, if you have scalp acne try to find a shampoo that helps with the problem, if you have dandruff there are also many shampoos that will work for you- but the best way is by applying these amazing home remedies which are all natural-safe to apply and very effective.
You have to do the masks in daily basis for about a month to get rid of scalp acne completely, but like anything else in life, good things take time. However don’t neglect scalp acne and make sure you keep a good personal hygiene.