loves their hair and dandruff is something that spoils your hair's health and
even embarrasses you in public. Dandruff
is a harmless but chronic condition that occurs due to dry or greasy scalp and
in the hair. Dandruff can be
caused by a number of things, including dry skin; sensitivity to hair products;
and skin conditions. The overgrowth of yeast can also cause dandruff. It can be controlled with the proper
Reasons behind the
tension and stress
much use of different hair cosmetics
Shampoo hair twice a week for
dry hair and do not use ordinary soap to wash hair.
For more severe dandruff, you should use
shampoos containing anti-yeast medications like selenium sulfide, ketoconazole,
After bath towel off the excess water and
let the hair dry naturally, that is without blow drying.
Never use your fingernails,
this will scratch the scalp and cause more flaking.
Do not wash your hair in hot
water, use lukewarm water.
Avoid hair spray, gel, and
other cosmetic hair products.
Eat well balanced food; do not consume
alcohol, fried, spicy, fast food. Balanced intake of Vitamin A, E and B complex is important for long
and healthy hair.
Get 7-8 hours good sleep.
Natural methods to remove dandruff:
Use Yogurt, It works as a hair conditioner. Wash and rinse the hair, then rub yogurt into the
scalp, and leave for 10-15 minutes. Rinse, then wash
again, using as little shampoo as necessary.
Mix essential oils of cedar
wood (seven drops) cypress and juniper (each ten drops) in 50ml of carrier oil.
Rub well into the scalp and leave for one hour. To remove, rub neat, mild
shampoo into the hair, then wash out with warm water.
Massage hair with coconut oil
mixed with the juice of one lemon. Then give a hot towel treatment.
Vinegar is also very helpful. Wash your hair normally,
then pour vinegar carefully onto hair and scrub into your scalp. Leave on for
10-15 minutes, and then rinse with water.
Even washing hair with fresh
lemon juice helps to get rid of dandruff.
to See a Dermatologist:
Even all your
home treatment not helps even after 6 weeks.
If the flaking and scaling are not over the
whole scalp but just in one or more places.
If you have scabs on the scalp.
If your scalp is red and itchy
If the skin is flaky around the eyebrows, round the nose, behind the ears,
front of chest or in between the shoulder blades
So take simple
preventive measures and keep your hair healthy and beautiful.
(Sources: psoriasis.suite101.com, ezilon.com, chealth.canoe.ca)