1. Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse
I know I say this often, but apple cider vinegar is a truly powerful natural ingredient that helps disinfect the scalp and restore healthy pH levels. Mix equal parts of water and ACV and massage through scalp then rinse. Interested in other ways to use apple cider vinegar? Click here.
2. Witch Hazel Toner
Spot treat using an astringent like witch hazel to help dry out the area using a cotton pad or cotton ball. Gently dab on the inflamed area and avoid rubbing the area.
3. Tea Tree Oil
Has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties can help treat bacterial infections. Just add one drop of tea tree oil to your shampoo. Avoid using too much as it can cause further irritations.
4. Sea Salt Scrub
Gently exfoliating the scalp can reduce product buildup and dead skin cells. Try this easy DIY scalp scrub here.
5. Visit your doctor or dermatologist
If nothing seems to be working, you may need a prescription shampoo or a topical product.