Oily hair girls sure know this feeling too well – when your dry shampoo runs out and you have no time left in the morning to wash and dry your hair. Especially in Singapore’s humid weather, our hair tends to become greasy really fast and all hopes to rock a voluminous hairstyle all day goes down the drain.
Stay hopeful! There are still ways to maintain oil-free hair:
This may sound counter intuitive, but washing your hair too often can cause excess oil production. Firstly, shampoo strips off natural oil from your scalp and secondly, some conditioners or shampoos, especially those containing silicon, can leave your hair with more oil or oil-like substance.
If you’re used to washing your hair every single day, consider changing your hair cleansing regime to every alternate day. Eventually reduce and skip washing your hair for 2 to 3 days.
As conditioner is made up of a significant amount of oil or oil-like substance, keep conditioner away from your scalp to avoid leaving greasy feeling on your scalp. Especially since your hair at the ends are your “oldest” hair, conditioner should be used to target the ends of hair that tends to be dry and brittle.
As heat will stimulate oil production, it would be best to avoid blow drying, flat irons or curling irons.
Lime are natural cleansers and can help eliminate unwanted oil in your scalp. Rub lime juice all over your scalp and leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash it off thoroughly. Use this twice per week.
Egg whites are full of enzymes that gets rid of bacteria and unnecessary oils. Take three eggs and separate the whites from the yolk. Blend the whites and apply on hair and scalp. Leave it on for half an hour and rinse with cold water. Do this once per week.
Still unable to beat oily scalp with these methods? Why not try heading to the professionals and get the right advice and treatment!
Lemon grass oil is one of the most effective oil to get rid of dandruff and greasiness in your hair. Imagefordays is currently provide a special offer on Lemon grass (scalp) treatment, using Olaplex products at $160 (usual $180). Check them out!
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If all of the above methods do not work, it is time to seek professional help. Akstrahairaesthetics provides detoxify scalp therapy that helps to exfoliate the scalp dead skin cells, remove any build up to let your scalp breath better. Till for first-timers at a trial price of $38 (worth up to $158).
May all oil and greasiness be gone in this humid weather in Singapore!
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