Dandruff is one of the nightmares for healthy hair. Dandruff makes hair look dirty and lusterless.
Everybody wants to get rid of dandruff as early as possible. Before finding cure for dandruff it is also important to know about it and its root causes.
Dandruff occurs when the normal growing process of the scalp skin cell gets upset. As a result the new cells are formed faster than the old cells can be shed. This leads to the accumulation of cells on the scalp in the form of flakes. The main cause for dandruff is imbalance of the metabolic process. The metabolic process is disturbed by taking drugs, excessive stress, seasonal changes and lack of balanced diet.
There are many products available in market today which gives money back guarantee to cure your dandruff in few days. But one thing to ask from them, why they are giving money back guarantees if they are so sure of their product. This is because dandruff is a natural process, so it cannot be cured completely. It can only be managed and kept under control. Using home remedies is one good way of controlling dandruff. These remedies are cheap, effective and without any side effect.
Using lime, fenugreek seeds and green gram are good for removing dandruff. Soak fenugreek seeds in curd for whole night. Apply the curd on the scalp for half an hour before washing in the morning. Mix a spoonful of lemon juice with two spoonfuls of vinegar and massage your scalp with it. Wash your hair with some protein shampoo after this. Washing hairs with two tablespoons of green gram powder mixed with half a cup of curd twice a week also proves beneficial in controlling dandruff. Beetroots are also very useful in fighting from dandruff. Massaging the scalp using finger tips with beetroot-boiled water gives good results. The juice of snake gourd is very effective in treating dandruff problems.
These home remedies can be made more effective by taking some small things in consideration. The most effective thing for controlling dandruff is to keep your hair clean. This can be done by washing hair with home-made shampoos like amla shikakai water on regular interval. Avoid using other people comb, towel and soaps. Hairs should be brushed daily to improve circulation and remove flakiness. Introduce a well balanced diet of fruits and vegetables.