3 Natural Ways to Control an Oily Scalp

Goodbye, greasy hair!

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Picture this: You've washed and styled your hair and are feeling fab! A few hours go by and you catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror and feel like a total grease ball because the oil buildup on your head is out of control. Talk about total hair tragedy!

Oils are key to keeping your scalp and hair healthy but excessive oil can make your hair look dirty, dull and lifeless. Shampooing and conditioning your hair daily is not recommended because it kills essential oils needed to maintain a healthy scalp. So what is a girl to do? Try some of our favorite natural remedies, obvi!

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1) Lemon Juice
Lemon juice helps to balance pH levels of the scalp and control excess oil. 

Here's what to do:
Squeeze lemon juice from one full lemon into half a cup of distilled water. Massage the mixture into the hair, focusing on the scalp. Wash and dry hair as normal.

2) Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar helps to remove oil build up from the scalp as it has astringent properties.

Here's what to do:
Mix 4 table spoons of ACV with half a cup of water. Massage the mixture into hair, focusing on the scalp. Wash and dry hair as normal.

3) Aloe vera gel
Aloe vera is an outstanding natural cleanser and anti-oxidant which will help get rid of greasy hair fast!

Here's what to do:
Mix aloe gel from aloe vera plant and apply all over head. Leave in for 5-7 minutes and wash hair as normal.

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