A dry scalp can be distressing, especially when it's followed by flaking, itching, and redness. And no one wants that, am I right? If you find yourself constantly scratching your head because of an itchy scalp, here are some tips to help you out immediately, sis.

1. Olive oil

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Grab some olive oil or tea tree oil, lemon juice and apply it on the scalp after washing your hair. Let it sit for 15 minutes, and then rinse out with warm water. Olive oil is known to provide lots of moisture and anti-oxidants which can prevent the problem of dry scalp.

2. Coconut Oil

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Grab a few teaspoons of coconut oil, apply it to the scalp, then rinse off with your choice of shampoo. Coconut oil is used as a natural way to help your hair grow longer, thicker, and faster. All the vitamins and fatty acids naturally found in coconut oil nourish the scalp and help to remove sebum build-up from hair follicles, according to Natural Living.

3. Mayonnaise

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This is a tried and true one ladies. If your goal is softer, shinier, smoother feeling hair, then mayonnaise is a great option. Mayonnaise contains healthy ingredients like lemon juice, vinegar and soybean oil which contain fatty acids and vitamins, which is an apparent positive benefit for our hair ladies.

4. Lavender Oil or cedarwood oil

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Essential oils are not just for your diffusers ladies. Essential oils such as lavender, cedarwood, and jojoba oil can help to stimulate your scalp and promote hair growth. Furthermore, certain oils, especially lavender, deep condition the hair, keep it shiny, and help control dandruff, according to Webmd.com.

5. coconut water

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Water has a never-ending list of benefits. Not only is right for your overall health and digestion, but research has also proven that even coconut water has vitamins that will add to the health of your hair growth.

Try using coconut water to wash once a week and alternate with your favorite shampoo and conditioner. There are also alternative oil and scalp treatments available to treat dandruff. You can also look for items that contain coal tar, selenium, or zinc in coconut oil or a salicylic acid base to help manage dry scalp. 

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