Do you find your hair getting greasier despite washing it every alternate day? Despite trying everything your hair look limp, dull and oily? Looks like either your scalp is oily, or you are just unlucky! Your skin pores including your scalp has a sebaceous gland that secretes an oily substance known as sebum. Sebum keeps your hair healthy and smooth.
When some sebaceous glands produce excess oil, your skin and hair start becoming oily. Changes in your hormones, lifestyle, season, climate, poor diet, improper hair care, and some medicines, all of these can result in excess hair production.
One of the best ways is by keeping your hands off your hair literally. Excess hair brushing and touching your hair constantly just spreads the grease throughout your hair strands. Over-shampooing strips your hair off the natural oils because of which your scalp goes into overdrive in producing the natural oils. Since hot water stimulates sebaceous gland, use cold water to rinse your hair to close your hair cuticles that will reduce the damage to your hair.
Wash your hair for a minimum of 30 seconds with cold water to properly to remove the shampoo and conditioner of your hair. Avoid washing your tresses daily as it can leave them dry and dull.