Dandruff is so mean to us, neither it spares men nor women. There are already so many things to worry about in our life, and these mean mighty flakes come up suddenly and remind us of their presence on our head. Ugh!
After a heavy-duty in the weekdays, you wake up on a sunny Sunday morning and start feeling itchiness on your scalp. Hello! The mighty mini dandruff is saying Hi to you!
Now don’t underestimate them. Otherwise, be ready to face those problems you don’t want to come across! White chalk powder on your shoulder while wearing that favorite black dress on the party night?? Embarrassed while girlfriend running through her hands into your hair and find those white secrets?? Dreaded words, right??
Don’t you worry. We are here to help you from the basics to the prevention of dandruff – some natural home remedies for dandruff, easily available around.
Main causes of dandruff
Dust and dirt
Irregular brushing of hair
Not cleaning the hair comb or brush frequently
Product build-up on the scalp
Irregular washing of hair
Now, time to know some home remedies to get rid of dandruff.
Home Remedies for Dandruff
Lemon and Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is soft on your scalp and nourishes your hair, and lemon gives a tough fight to dandruff. Heat 2 tablespoon of coconut oil so that it gets mild hot. Squeeze an equal amount of lemon juice into it. Mix it well so that it can be applied smoothly on the scalp. Give your scalp a gentle massage and rinse it off with shampoo after 20 minutes.
Fenugreek seeds or commonly known as methi seeds are very useful not only in our kitchen but it also has some medicinal benefits. And this works on dandruff too! To get rid of dandruff, first, put some fenugreek seeds in a bowl. Add some water and let it soak overnight. Make a paste of the seeds in the morning. Then add a little lemon juice to the paste and mix. Apply it on scalp and hair and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse off with shampoo after that.
This is the yummiest recipe to get rid of dandruff and simple too. Just apply the required amount of curd on your scalp and keep it for 1 hour. Meanwhile, eat some curd to nourish your inner body. Then wash your head shampoo. So simple, isn’t it?
Often we see neem as a key ingredient in anti-dandruff shampoos. It is because neem contains antibacterial agents. Boil some leaves of neem and wash your head with the water after cooling it. Or make a paste of neem leaves and apply on the scalp only and wash after some time.
Tea Tree Oil
The anti-microbial properties of tea tree oil have the power to alleviate dandruff. Dilute some drops of tea tree oil in a carrier oil like coconut oil. Apply it on the scalp, leave it for some time. Wash your hair afterward.
This juicy plant is very simple to use as a home remedy. Just cut out some portion of an aloe leaf and extract the gel. Smash the gel and apply it on the scalp. Leave it for some minutes and then wash off with water.
Aspirin! Sounds a little crazy? We are not talking about its consumption. Yes, you can bid farewell to dandruff with aspirin tablets because it is one of the main component salicylic acid. Crush it into powder form. Take a little shampoo on your palm and add that crushed aspirin, it will form some froth as a reaction. And wash your hair like you do, simple!
Tips to prevent dandruff
- Wash your hair, especially scalp well with shampoo regularly.
- Try to avoid using other’s comb. Use your comb to comb your hair.
- Get enough sleep and rest because stress is also a reason of getting dandruff.
- Use herbal products to prevent dandruff.
Dandruff can occur both on dry scalp and oily scalp. Dandruff can be very stubborn at times and can lead to many hair common hair problems like inflammation on the scalp, hair fall, etc. Don’t let dandruff ruin your everyday life because we have got a perfect solution for you.
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