Super-effective remedies for pimples on scalp

Pimples can occur not only on the skin but also on the scalp as well. Pimples on the scalp are mainly caused due to the oil secreted by the pores present on the scalp. The bacteria which are present on the scalp combines with the secreted oil; due to which the pores get blocked leading to the production of acne.

So following are the home remedies that will help you to get rid of the scalp pimples:

TURMERIC

Turmeric is known for its anti-biotic, anti-bacterial and anti-septic properties which help in treating the acne on scalp.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coconut oil: 1 teaspoon

STEPS

  1. Add turmeric powder to the coconut oil. Mix it properly.
  2. Apply this mixture on the affected areas and leave it overnight.
  3. The next morning, rinse off this paste with normal water. Then wash your hair with a mild shampoo and normal water.
  4. Do this 2- 3 times for 1 month and your scalp pimples will disappear.

GARLIC

Anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties of garlic help in treating pimples.

Ingredients:

  • Garlic: 5 cloves
  • Water: 5 cups 

STEPS

  1. Boil the garlic cloves in the water for 7- 8 minutes.
  2. Then remove away the garlic cloves from the water. Wait till the water cools down.
  3. Rinse your hair with this water. Let it stay in your hair for 10 minutes.
  4. Then wash your hair with a mild shampoo and normal water.
  5. Do this 2 times a week for 2 weeks.

ALOE VERA

Aloe vera helps in treating acne and also stops them from coming back.

Ingredients:

  • Aloe vera leaves: 2
  • Lemon juice: 1 teaspoon

STEPS

  1. Slit the aloe vera leaves in 2 halves and extract the gel from them.
  2. Collect the gel in a bowl and add lemon juice to it. Mix it thoroughly.
  3. Dampen your hair and apply this mixture on the affected areas. You can also apply the leftover mixture on your hair.
  4. Keep it the same way for 20 minutes.
  5. Then rinse your hair with normal water.
  6. Do this 2 times a week for 3 weeks.

HONEY

Anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties of honey help in treating acne and prevent the bacteria to grow.

Ingredients:

  • Honey: 2 tablespoon
  • Cinnamon: 1 teaspoon

STEPS

  1. Mix honey and cinnamon together in a bowl.
  2. Using your fingers, apply this mixture to the affected areas.
  3. Let it sit for 30 minutes.
  4. Then, rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  5. Afterwards, wash your hair with a mild shampoo and normal water.
  6. Do this 3 times a week for 4 weeks.

TOMATO JUICE

Tomatoes contain salicylic acid which helps in treating acne.

Ingredients:

  • Tomato juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice: ½ teaspoon
  • Honey: ½ teaspoon

STEPS

  1. Mix tomato juice, lemon juice and honey together in a bowl.
  2. Apply this mixture to the affected areas using your fingers.
  3. Keep it the same way for 30- 45 minutes.
  4. Then rinse your hair with normal water.
  5. Afterwards, wash your hair with a mild shampoo and normal water.
  6. Do this 3 times a week for 1 month.

PRECAUTIONS

  • Always make sure your hair doesn’t remain oily or dirty for too long. Wash your hair at least 2 times a week.
  • If your head sweats a lot then wash your hair every day with a mild shampoo.
  • Don’t use conditioner on regular basis. Use it only 3- 4 times a month.
  • While washing your hair, massage your scalp with your fingers properly it helps the shampoo to remove all the dirt and oil from the scalp.
  • Don’t use hair spray or other chemical products when you are dealing with scalp pimples.

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