Say “Goodbye” to dandruff. Dandruff is one of the most common hair problems faced by men and women alike. It should be controlled at the very primary stage to avoid various conditions like hair loss, graying hair, etc. These little flakes of dandruff pop up in the hair or fall on your shoulder will be irritating and embarrassing. Here are 10 simple natural home remedies which are effective in fighting dandruff. What you need is patience to allow these remedies to show their complete effect.
2. Sensitivity to hair care products: sensitivities to certain ingredients in hair care products or hair dyes can cause a red, itchy, scaly scalp. Shampooing too often or using too many styling products also may irritate your scalp, causing dandruff.
3. Lack Of Shampooing: Lack of enough shampooing can lead to dandruff. Shampooing removes the dead skin cells and excess oil accumulations from your scalp.
In the absence of proper shampooing these skin cells and oily deposits lead to dandruff.
4. Dry Skin: People who have a dry skin often get dandruff. They usually experience the problem during the winter days when their skin tends to get drier.
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5. Improper Diet: A diet which is deficient in vitamins, zinc and fats can lead to dandruff.
6. Stress: If you are too much stressed it can encourage the growth of dandruff. Stress is a major culprit that causes several issues which also includes skin problems.
7. Others: Certain Diseases, Yeast Allergy, Malassezia and some other factors may cause head dandruff, too.
Here are Natural Home Remedies For Dandruff
1. Baking Soda:
We put it in No.1 because it is the easiest and effective way to start. Baking soda has certain cleansing properties that help in cleaning up all the dandruff from your scalp.
- Add one teaspoon of baking soda to your shampoo and wash your hair as usual.
- The flakes stuck to your scalp should get removed mostly with just a single wash.
2. Black Pepper + Yogurt:
Yogurt is a soothing agent that can make the skin on your scalp become smooth and less scaly.
- Take two spoons of black pepper and grind it finely.
- Add the resultant to one cup of yogurt (curd).
- Mix it completely and apply on the scalp (make sure you apply only on the scalp and not on the hair).
- Leave it undisturbed for an hour and then rinse.
- Use a mild shampoo after that (organic shampoo preferred).
3. Oliver oil:
Olive oil acts as a moisturiser that makes the skin on your scalp really moist. This reduces the formation of dandruff.
- Massage your scalp with warm olive oil every day and leave it overnight.
- Cleanse your hair with a mild shampoo the next morning.
- Make sure you cover your head with a cotton wrap to prevent hair from dust.