Dandruff usually come from dryness, dry skin cause it, the little white flakes falling from hair are annoying and it induce itching on head scalp. Well there is not much need to worry as its amendable problem. There a lot of home remedies to get rid of dandruff in winter when it happens more often as winter makes our skin more dry.
Have a look in what simplest ways you can avoid dandruff and have healthy hair and scalp.
First of all you need to understand that your scalp need some extra care; wash your head with a good shampoo 2,3 times in a week, the main cause of dandruff are dead skin cells, washing your hair over and over is also harmful especially when the shampoo you use have Lauryl Sulfate in it. It can cause itching and dry the skin which causes more dandruff.
Give some time to your shampoo
Choose a quality dandruff shampoo and give it some time to resolve the problem as it takes time to recover skin cells and remove dandruff.
Brush your hair after showers
Brushing hair after shower helps in spreading natural oil to all your hair and scalp.
for a healthy life you must avoid things that panic you and cause anxiety, eat healthy food enrich in Zinc and vitamins for even healthy scalp and hair.
Use Fenugreek seeds
this is a natural way to get rid of dandruff, fenugreek seeds or meethi is quite useful in this regard. Grind 1tbs of seeds (don’t use a mixer), soak them in hot water over night and use the water for rinsing shampoo in the morning.
Lemon and baking Soda
lemon and baking soda are two ingredients with countless uses; these are effective against dandruff as well. Squeeze a fresh lemon in 1tbs baking soda and make a paste of it. Apply the paste on scalp and leave for 10 minutes, wash your hair with your shampoo.
Lemon and yogurt
Cut lemon (keep the peel, don’t throw it away) in two and squeeze it in a bowl of yogurt, mix it. Apply mixture on scalp, once it is applied rub head skin with the lemon peels. Repeat 4 times a month and you’ll get the desired results.
Use Coconut oil
Coconut oil is best known for its miracle work, use this oil for guaranteed results but regularly as nature takes its time. Wash your hair, let dry. After it get dry use coconut oil on scalp only, massage oil on scalp. Wash your head to remove oil. Repeat once in a week for desired results.
Tea tree oil shampoo
Tea tree oil shampoo will be helpful in removing dandruff. Buy a shampoo with at least 5% of this oil and wash your hair 3-4 times a week using this shampoo.
Apple cider vinegar
Take equal amounts of apple cider vinegar and water and mix. Use the mixture after shampoo on hair scalp (10-15minutes)
Note: Avoid contact with eyes, if itches remove the mixture with water.
egg oil is less messy to use in place of egg yolk mask for dandruff. It doesn’t smell bad and more convenient to apply and wash. 12 week use of egg oil prevents dandruff from coming back.