5 Ways To Soothe A Sore Scalp

5 Ways To Soothe A Sore Scalp

You’re probably reading this because you’ve made the mistake of having your hair LITERALLY snatched. Your scalp is now irritated and in desperate need of special attention. Read below to find the 5 remedies for a sore scalp.

Therapeutic Shampoo
Using a therapeutic shampoo is always the number way to ease scalp pain. We recommend using Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo. Always use warm water to avoid further irritation.

 Chilled Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is great for skin irritations like sunburn and rashes.  Try using natural aloe vera if you are experiencing minor burning, itching, or inflammation. After removing the gel, let it sit in the refrigerator for about two hours. Place the aloe vera on your scalp for 10 minutes and rinse.

Sugar Scrub
To combat flakiness that comes with an irritated scalp, use a sugar scrub. This will help exfoliate the scalp and get rid of itchy dandruff. Mix a few tablespoons of sugar with 3 drops of coconut oil or jojoba oil. Be sure to rinse thoroughly and proceed to shampoo your hair as you normally would.

Oatmeal Paste
Oatmeal is an old remedy for skin conditions that works wonders. Add water to 1 cup of oatmeal until semi-thick paste forms. Apply the paste to your scalp and gently massage for 3-5 minute. Rinse and shampoo to remove any traces of oatmeal.  

Scalp Massage
Do you know that feeling of relief after having your body massaged when your muscles are achy? A scalp massage can help in the very same way. It helps to circulate more blood which can aid in faster healing for your scalp. The best thing about a scalp massage is that you try it whenever you feel like you need one.

Taking preventative measures will drastically decrease scalp irritation. Consider

  • Taking a break in between braided styles

  • Informing your stylist when a particular style is too tight

  • Moisturize frequently

But don’t worry if you forget, you can always revisit this post to remind you. Join the Mobb and get tips like this delivered to your email!