Itching is very irritating condition that can attack your skin and scalp. Caused due to various reasons, itching can make the victim extremely miserable. However, simple remedies can mitigate itches to remarkable extant.
Scalp or skin irritation may be triggered because of numeral reasons. So, discover the cause of irritation and itchiness before seeking a dermatologist’s assistance.
Shampoo and shower gels
Shampoo or shower gel with detergents like sodium laureth sulfate or sodium lauryl sulfate may cause itching. Though these detergents suds well, they can turn your scalp or skin extra dry thereby bring about itching. Therefore, if you are using any such hair product, cease its use and switch to an organic bar cleanser or soap-based liquid to prevent further itching and irritation. You may also consider preparing your own cleanser at home to get rid of itching.
Is the laundry detergent you use causing skin itching? Most of the laundry detergents consist of harsh cleansers. They are very strong and at times their remains are left on the clothes even after undergoing rinse cycle. After drying, when you don the clothes the residues of detergent come in contact with your skin, making you itch. If detergent is the culprit for itching, you should switch to a natural laundry powder or prepare your own laundry soap to get rid of this irritating condition.
Itching may also be triggered due to the allergic reaction to a commercially prepared or any other food item. Bringing few changes in the diet may help in soothing irritation. Whenever you take meal, eliminate one item each time and notice if it helps….
Bacteria or fungus
Coming in contact with bacteria or fungus may also result in development of this skin and scalp condition. Application of tea tree oil or a product having tea tree oil to the irritated area may help in easing itchiness.
Insect and mosquito bites bring about severe irritation and inflammation. Apply few drops of lavender essential oil on the bug bit directly; this will give soothing relief to your irritated skin or scalp.