There are many natural remedies we can use for scalp health, but what happens if we add a spoonful of sugar to our shampoo?Don't store avocado like this: it's dangerous
There are many natural remedies that we can use for the health and beauty of scalp and hair, many of you will have tried, for example, rinses with vinegar or packs with olive oil or linseed oil. But what happens if we add a spoonful of sugar to ours shampoo?
The advice to try this simple trick comes from the note dermatologist Francesca Fusco which ensures how this natural remedy effectively contributes to having a healthier scalp. How? The sugar mixed with the shampoo allows you to have a delicate exfoliating effect on the skin which on the one hand eliminates dead skin and on the other allows the products used to act better. We also remember that a healthy scalp favors the regular growth of new hair.
We all know that taking sugar is not good for our body, but the effect of this substance applied on the hair could be different. Once used together with the shampoo, in fact, the sugar acting as a natural scrub will allow you to better absorb conditioner or hair masks.
It is therefore even more of fundamental importance choose hair products with good INCI so as to avoid contact with harmful chemicals.
Read also: 10 SHAMPOO WITH A GOOD INCI
How to use sugar for hair
The system is very simple: when you wash your hair, add a spoonful of sugar to the shampoo dose (better if moisturizing). This little trick, according to the expert, is the best to restore the well-being of the scalp thus helping in case of dandruff, irritation or itching.
The addition of a spoonful of sugar allows you to gently exfoliate the scalp, while the shampoo, eliminating all dead skin cells and the accumulation of dirt, allows you to clean the scalp in depth, preventing the appearance of oiliness on the roots.
You don't have to worry about the sticky effect either, as sugar once it has done its job thanks to water it melts without a trace or smell.
Contraindications of sugar in the hair
As always, we must not exaggerate. This natural remedy not every shampoo should be used but every 3-5 times that you wash your hair otherwise you risk obtaining the opposite effect: the sugar used too often would in fact irritate the scalp.
Which sugar to use?
As always, we advise you to buy certified products that ensure dignity and fair salaries for workers. In this case, buy fair trade cane sugar (now it is also easily found in normal supermarkets).
Other natural remedies for hair and scalp
There are many other natural remedies that can be tried for the well-being of the scalp for example in case of dandruff or to strengthen and make your hair shinier. Here are some useful tips:
- DANDRUFF: 10 NATURAL REMEDIES TO FIGHT IT
- HAIR LOSS: 10 NATURAL REMEDIES TO STRENGTHEN THE HAIR
- STRENGTHENING THE HAIR: FOODS AND NATURAL REMEDIES
- 8 DO-IT-YOURSELF NATURAL TREATMENTS FOR THE CARE OF ALL HAIR TYPES
- FRIZZY HAIR: 10 NATURAL TIPS AND REMEDIES
- OILY HAIR: 8 NATURAL REMEDIES
- SUN DAMAGED HAIR: PACKS AND NATURAL REMEDIES
What remedy do you use against dryness and irritation of the scalp?