Dandruff is a very common problem that affects majority of the population especially during changes in weather conditions. Other factors like a poor diet, using certain harsh chemicals, stress etc. can also result in dandruff. Dandruff is nothing but flaking of skin of the scalp which keeps shedding and sticks to your clothes putting you in an awkward situation.
Dandruff also leads to loss of hair and other problems. So it is very important to deal with dandruff at the earliest to avoid further complications. The good news is that by following simple remedies at home, you can get rid of dandruff.
Refrain from using fancy products for hair care as most of those contains harsh chemicals that can have adverse effect on your hair. Switch to mild and more of natural products rich in Aloe Vera, jojoba oil, etc. You can also use an anti-dandruff shampoo once a week or so to get rid of dandruff. It is very important to keep your hair and scalp clean in order to get healthy and dandruff free hair.
So make sure that you wash your hair at least 2-3 times a week. Make it a habit to get a hot oil massage before you have bath. A hot oil massage is as far the best remedy for treating dandruff. Castor oil, olive oil, coconut oil etc. work really well for treating dandruff. So ensure that you massage your hair with any of these oils on a regular basis before hair wash to get rid of dandruff.
Taking steam after applying oil fastens the process of eliminating dandruff. You should also try rinsing your hair with lime water after you finish washing your hair. Applying lemon juice on hair also works well for keeping dandruff at bay. You can also use apple cider vinegar for similar purpose. Applying hot oil mixed with some powdered black pepper also helps cure dandruff. A paste of fenugreek seeds soaked overnight can also be applied on the scalp directly to treat dandruff. Aloe Vera gel and tea tree oil are also known to be amazing remedies for dandruff. Some amount of sun exposure also has a positive effect in eliminating dandruff.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.