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How do you get rid of greasy hair?

My hair has been greasy for MONTHS and I have been using dandruff shampoo and its only been going down a little bit. I am terribly ashamed. I dont use conditioner. How do I get rid of it?

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Baby Powder, baking soda, reduced hair washing and never use hot water-the oil comes from your pours, hot water opens those pores allowing more oil out, & the shampoos for oily greasy hair helps a bit

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Hi The best remedy that I can give you is to use lemon on your hair, it actually helps to get rid of the oil

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Careful if you do this though it will lighten your hair and turn it blonde.
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use baking soda that will help

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Try using Axe.

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At hair salons they shampoo the hair twice. I would suggest doing this, and when you get out of the shower, make sure you dry your hair really good. Also, is the shampoo you are using two-in-one? If that's the case, then you probably want to get rid of that. Even then, what you may think is grease just might be your hair getting darker.

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Go to the salon and get it treated and done. The stylist will tell you the best products to use on your hair.

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Baking soda mixed peroxide

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Start using Tea Tree shampoo. It works wonders and is natural. Throw away the Dandruff shampoo....

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Dandruff shampoo is AWFUL. A great commercial shampoo is Aussie Cleanse & Mend.

It sounds like your chemistry is out of whack. If you want to reset the biology that is causing the greasiness, you would probably have to lay off shampoo a while. DON'T FREAK OUT, I mean commercial shampoos. The first thing to do, as contradictory as it sounds, is to stop washing it so often. Your scalp is over-producing to make up for what the shampoos are stripping from your hair. If it's uncomfortable to start, try washing it Friday morning but leaving it alone on Saturday. Next I'd suggest getting a natural, less stripping shampoo. You can get shampoo bars like those from HennaSooq.com, or try a castile soap like Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap (it doesn't take much!) Use cool water to wash with, as it will do less damage to hair and skin. My routine is Dr. Bronner's, soak in a 50/50 white vinegar dilution, then rinse.

Another funny way to trick your scalp into producing less oil is to add oil to your hair. The best product for that is jojoba oil, as it is a wax esther like skin oil. Use a very small amount on your fingertips and rub it into your scalp after washing.

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All shampoos leave a residue behind after prolonged periods of using the same shampoo the specific residue builds up and gives the hair a greasy feeling. I suggest you find a clarifying shampoo and use it at least once a week. Also make sure you shampoo at least twice. The first shampoo lifts the dirt from your hair, the second shampoo removes it.

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