Try These 6 Aloe Vera DIY Hair Masks To Treat Dandruff

Dandruff is a common hair problem. Check out some aloe Vera DIY hair masks to get rid of it. Read on.

Navya Kharbanda
Written by: Navya KharbandaUpdated at: Feb 11, 2021 22:37 IST
Try These 6 Aloe Vera DIY Hair Masks To Treat Dandruff

Are you also irritated with the continuous dandruff fall on your shoulder? Do you also keep scratching your head all the time? Well, the whole issue of dandruff can be resolved with one important plant, i.e aloe vera. Dandruff or the white flakes appear usually because of dry, dirty, and sensitive scalp, or not taking proper care of hair, improper diet, oily scalp and stress. Sometimes, there can be medical reasons behind dandruff including eczema, parkinson's disease and seborrhoeic dermatitis. In such cases, aloe vera can become an effective aid as it has the properties to treat the root cause.

The herb aloe vera contains anti-microbial and nourishing nutrients/compounds that can help you with your hair damage problems like dandruff. Moreover, aloe vera can also provide a cooling and soothing effect when applied on the scalp. You will get even quicker and better results if you make a hair mask using other ingredients along with aloe vera. The DIY hair masks can make your hair stronger and shiny too. Not just hair, aloe vera has other skin and health benefits as well. You can apply it on your hair and scalp without thinking about any side effects. Read this article further to learn about some aloe vera DIY hair masks to get rid of dandruff.

Aloe Vera hair masks for dandruff

There are several DIY hair masks that can become your friend in maintaining a hair care routine. Home remedies can be a good solution for your hair problems, especially aloe vera. You can easily mix it with other ingredients to make and even more nourishing hair mask. Therefore, here are 6 aloe vera DIY hair masks for dandruff:

1. Aloe Vera and coconut oil

aloe vera gel


  • Two tablespoon Aloe Vera gel
  • One tablespoon coconut oil


  • Mix two tablespoon aloe Vera gel with one tablespoon coconut oil in a bowl
  • Then, apply this on your scalp
  • Do this thrice a week and you will get rid of dandruff within two weeks

How is it useful:

You can combine it with aloe vera gel and coconut milk to make a home-made hair mask. Coconut oil is known to possess certain properties that help in cleansing your scalp and keeping it away from problems like dry or oily scalp and dandruff. You can combine it with aloe vera gel and coconut milk to make a home-made hair mask. You might have surely heard about the many hair and skin benefits of coconut oil. It is one of the best DIY hair care masks for any problem. It contains many fatty acids, that heal the damaged hair and treats split ends. The amazing properties of olive and coconut oil both will keep hair moist and provide many nutrients to make them strong. Along with nourishment and treating split ends, coconut oil also promotes better hair growth.

Also read: Top Ten Home Remedies for Dandruff

2. Aloe Vera apple cider vinegar


  • Two tablespoon aloe vera gel
  • Three tablespoon apple cider vinegar


  • Just mix two tablespoon aloe vera gel and three tablespoon apple cider vinegar in a bowl
  • Your hair mask is ready to apply
  • Apply it on your head and leave it for 20 minutes
  • You will be dandruff free after using this hair mask twice a week

Apple cider vinegar is one of the most common home remedies that is used for hair and skin care problems. It has anti inflammatory properties present in it that can help with scalp damage including dandruff. You can also mix aloe vera, apple cider vinegar and yogurt to make an even more effective hair mask. This will act as a natural conditioner for your hair and scalp, treating dandruff too.

3. Aloe Vera and yogurt

aloe vera yogurt



  • Mix the two ingredients aloe vera gel and yogurt together in a bowl
  • Apply this smooth hair mask on your head to get rid of dandruff
  • Repeat this twice a week for good results

Yogurt contains lactic acid that helps in reducing dandruff when applied to the scalp. Mixing it with aloe vera makes it even more nourishing and a smooth hair pack. This home treatment for dandruff is used by many people as it can be easily prepared at home. Yogurt is a deep natural conditioner for your hair due to its natural properties. It can even treat other scalp problems including dandruff as it is an exfoliator. 

Also read: 7 side effects of aloe vera juice that you should be aware of

4. Aloe Vera green tea


  • Two tablespoon aloe vera gel
  • Green tea leaves


  • Blend some green tea leaves and mix them up with aloe vera gel
  • Make a smooth paste and apply it on your face
  • Leave it for a few minutes and rinse it off

Aloe Vera alone is enough to solve your hair and skin problems. It can effectively treat dandruff and other hair care problems. Aloe vera has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties present in it, that improve your hair quality as well. Green tea, on the other hand, is rich in catechins that help to reduce hair fall and also fight dandruff.

5. Aloe Vera and honey



  • Two tablespoon Aloe Vera gel
  • Two tablespoon honey


  • Take two tablespoon honey in a small bowl
  • Now, put two tablespoon aloe vera gel in it and you will have a smooth paste to apply
  • Apply it on your scalp to treat dandruff
  • Leave it for around 15 minutes and rinse it off
  • Apply this hair mask thrice a week to see improvement

How is it useful:

Similar to aloe vera, honey is also used for both hair and skin care routine. Honey contains antimicrobial properties that makes it good home remedy to get rid of  dandruff. It is found in almost every Indian household and is also used in many dishes as well. You can use honey mixed with aloe vera gel to get all the added benefits of both these items. Honey also helps in providing moisture and removing  dryness from your scalp and hair, further treating the common problem of dandruff. 

Also read: Aloe Vera Home Remedies: Benefits for Hair, Skin and Weight Loss

6. Aloe Vera and vitamin E oil


  • Two tablespoon Aloe Vera gel
  • Three tablespoon vitamin E oil


  • Take three tablespoon vitamin E oil in a small bowl
  • You can use vitamin E oil capsules for this purpose
  • Then, add two tablespoon Aloe Vera in it and mix properly
  • Apply this smooth paste on your scalp to get rid of dandruff
  • Let it stay for atleast 20-30 minutes and then wash it off
  • Repeat this process thrice a week for good results

How is it useful:

Along with the beneficial components of aloe vera, vitamin E oil is also considered to be god for your damaged scalp, further helping in treating dandruff. And, in order to maintain good hair health, it is essential to provide the necessary nutrients to your scalp. You can easily rely on vitamin E oil to increase the blood flow and improve scalp health. Vitamin E may increase blood flow, which is believed to be beneficial in treating your damaged scalp.  This results in making your hair stronger and dandruff free.

So, these were some useful aloe vera DIY hair masks to treat get rid of dandruff. They can even help with other hair care damage problems such as split ends, less lustre, dryness, etc. Within a few weeks,  you will be able to see positive and significant changes in your hair and scalp. You should surely add aloe vera as the main ingredient in your beauty care routine. Therefore, avoid buying hair care products from the market and try these aloe vera DIY hair masks at home!

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