Peeling for the scalp: recipes at home

Peeling is carried out with the aim of deep and effective removal of keratinized layers of the epithelium contaminated with cosmetic residues. The skin and hair need cleaning no less than other parts of the body. Properly performed peeling for the scalp helps to optimize the function of the sebaceous glands and restore the structure of dry, flaky skin. The advantage of home cleaning lies in the use of simple, high-quality ingredients of natural origin that are always available in the kitchen. Their effect is harmless.

The essence of the process of preparing scrubs

All recipes for cleansing mixtures are prepared from three main components:

  1. Abrasive. For short hair, these are cereals crushed into flour, powder of medicinal herbs, ground black crackers. For long ones – sugar and salt.
  2. Softening and nourishing liquid component – egg yolk, kefir, yogurt, vegetable oil, vegetable and fruit pulp.
  3. A fragrant additive, this is a natural and useful essential substance – mint, lavender, sage, echinacea.

The components of the mixtures are selected taking into account the condition of the scalp and its type.

How to apply a scrub?

The procedure is best and more convenient to carry out before taking a bath on slightly damp skin. It must first be wetted (but not washed) under a warm shower. This will prevent tangling of the hair. The execution sequence consists of the following steps:

  • the components are diligently stirred in a deep bowl to the desired consistency;
  • use the mixture immediately until the abrasive has dissolved;
  • evenly apply the composition to the combed and separated strands, along the partings;
  • make a light circular massage, rubbing the gruel into the hair roots for 7-10 minutes. She is left on the head for the same time; for greater effect wrap with a towel.

After exposure, the scrub is thoroughly washed off with water and a quality shampoo. Abrasive particles should not remain on the hair and on the skin. At the end of the cleansing process, it is recommended to make a mask.

This procedure is carried out weekly. Sensitive skin with damaged, dry hair is cleaned every two weeks or less. After several such sessions, they take a break for two months.

Mixing formula

The most popular are combinations of elements based on sugar or salt. They cleanse well, heal and stimulate the tone of the skin.

Mix a tablespoon of brown, cane or regular white sugar and the same amount of oatmeal, dilute with conditioner and add 10 drops of olive oil. Use according to the above procedure.

60g. ordinary, sea or iodized fine salt mixed with 60g. conditioner or water. To soften, you can add a little of any oil. Blondes can lighten the color by squeezing lemon juice into the mixture. Apply for a quarter of an hour and rinse without shampoo.

In addition to these two main formulations, the following are effective:

  1. Take 50-60g. blue clay, the same amount of salt, diluted with water and pour 10-12 drops of one of the essential oils (rose, tea tree). Stir until creamy. Clay has long been used as a food for poor condition of the dermis and hairline.
  2. Dilute with water 50g. blue clay, combine with a spoonful of olive oil, stir and with light massage movements, starting from the back of the head, rub into the head for 5-7 minutes. Rinse first with warm water and finally with cool water. This is a gentle peeling with a gentle effect. Clay gives hair a lively shine.
  3. Brew colorless (not coloring!) henna with boiling water, mix thoroughly and cool. Pour in olive or other oil. Mix again and quickly rub into the root zone of the hair. Wait 7 minutes, massaging the skin, rinse with a suitable shampoo. Its quality largely determines the effect of purification.
  4. 60g. finely ground coffee and 50 ml. water or conditioner, combine, massaging in a circular motion, apply for 7-10 minutes, finish the process by rinsing in a decoction of herbs. It is even easier to rub the coffee grounds from the drink into the skin, rinse off after the massage. This composition is not recommended for blondes, it slightly stains the hair in a dark color.
  5. Soak black rye bread overnight. The resulting slurry is an excellent scrub, it should be kept on the hair a little longer, about an hour, and then rinsed without shampoo. This is an old folk way of peeling.
  6. Mix equal parts baking soda and shampoo. The procedure is normal. The mixture is washed off with cold water.
  7. Mix an egg yolk and two tablespoons of fine sea salt with lemon juice and a small amount of essential oil. This composition helps to eliminate dandruff and reduce oily skin.
  8. Combine equally cinnamon and ground pepper (two tablespoons each). Add 120g. sugar or salt and add emollient oil. Rub thick porridge into slightly moistened hair roots. If you feel a burning sensation, immediately wash off the composition with a decoction of a soothing herb (for example, chamomile).
  9. Aloe leaves crushed into gruel is a ready-made effective peeling that moisturizes and nourishes the skin. It gives shine to the strands.
  10. Egg yolk, one part of honey, three parts of vegetable oil and cognac combine, add oatmeal until a thick mixture is formed. This is a universal nourishing mass for all skin types.

It is easy to prepare peeling from various components. Rice, rye flour, powdered nut shells can serve as an abrasive. Instead of water, it is better to use a decoction of medicinal herbs, green tea, apple or other fruit vinegar. Excellent peeling provides a mixture of yogurt, sour cream or kefir with salt or cane sugar.

At the same time, for damaged and brittle hair, it is good to add a little oil, for example, almond oil. Applying this composition to slightly moisturized skin will have a gentle effect. In modern cosmetology, vegetable oils of eucalyptus, grape seeds, avocado, and olive are successfully used for softening.

Is peeling effective?

The effectiveness of these recipes lies in the fact that dead and keratinized scales are removed from the scalp. Purified and renewed, it receives air access. It regenerates and revitalizes, eliminates such phenomena as itching and dandruff. Processes are activated:

  • metabolism in the epithelium;
  • blood circulation;
  • restoration of tissue cells;
  • acceleration of hair growth.

Important is the antibacterial property of peeling, regulation of the function of the sebaceous glands. The appearance of the curls is noticeably improved, they look well-groomed, silky and strong. It has been established that balms, masks and other care products act more effectively on a clean scalp.

Some Precautions

Peeling with natural ingredients is safe. But it is not recommended to carry out with irritation, all kinds of damage, inflammation. Pustules, boils, various…

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