Home Remedies for Scalp Build Up include those things you can do at home to
help with your normal, or not so normal, hair problems. Examples
of scalp build up include adult and elderly cradle cap. (Note: with extreme care and
doing a little bit at a time, the home remedy for scalp buildup may be
used for cradle cap on children). Construction
workers, mine workers, mechanics, mill workers and folks who work in
other heavy industries may also find this home remedy u useful.
This does not include any well
Conditioner that some folks hope they can brew up in their home kitchen.
Before you try the Home Remedy for Scalp Build Up, we recommended the following:
The first & best home remedy is to avoid scalp build up in the first place. Check out our How to Shampoo page to make sure you are doing everything you can to avoid scalp build up by shampooing properly. Proper hair care is the first step to a healthy, happy scalp.
EC mode offers a Wellness solution called the EC Mode Scalp Wellness System Kit yes- you are right this is not a home remedy but it is an option to be considered along with the EC Mode Un Do Goo Shampoo and Wellness Active Treatment for /Dandruf & Eczema. These products are affordable and are proven solutions for scalp build-up. If following the hair care instructions on our How to Shampoo hasn't helped with your scalp build up, try one of the above mentioned products out; it could be difference between a clean, healthy scalp and icky scalp build-up.
The Home Remedy For
Scalp Build Up
Here is a short how-to course that involves How to use Baking Soda and Vinegar with your shampoo to better clean your hair and scalp.
**You should always consult a doctor when dealing with medical conditions. The advice given on this page should not be used to diagnose any type of condition and should not be taken as medical advice**
Do this science project in the shower so the foaming, chemical reaction can go down the drain.
Set a half cup of vinegar on the side of the tub (this is the reaction activator). If you want to be cautious, mix a half cup of vinegar with a half cup of water.
Add a little baking soda to your shampoo to make the shampoo into a paste. Start with a small amount of baking soda the first time and add more a little bit at a time until you find a comfortable level for your hair & scalp.
Shampoo you hair with the mixture.
When you are ready to rinse, pour the vinegar onto your scalp, over the shampoo and baking soda mixture.
The resulting combination of shampoo, baking soda and vinegar will give you a chemical reaction that thoroughly cleanses the scalp and hair Also see Homemade Treatment for Scalp & Hair Build-Up.
Warning - not for small children
Warning - keep the mixture away from your eyes (ask you hair stylist about doing this for you if you do not feel comfortable doing it at home)
Warning - if you are working with the elderly - who, for some reason have stopped shampooing their hair, you need to know this procedure removes the cradle cap but it also exposes the "not yet keratinized" layer of skin below the cradle cap. This makes their scalp very tender, while the top layer of skin is keratinizing to form normal scalp tissue.
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