Dandruff has been one of the popularly- known scalp disorders that takes place due to various reasons including irritated oily skin, dry skin, inflammatory skin, increased growth of bacteria/fungus on the scalp and other similar factors. According to the latest research by hair experts, it is dandruff that has been considered as one of the major reasons behind hair fall.
How dandruff takes place?
The main reason why one gets their scalp full of dandruff is dust and pollution that cumulates within the hair especially when left on streets, thereby turning them weaker day by day. It causes dryness in the hair and excessive hair fall.
On the whole, choosing expensive products is not really the permanent solution to deal with dandruff issues. If you are one of the patient souls, get into some really effective home remedies to control dandruff yourself at home in ways as follows;
01) Warm towel therapy
It is one of the magic therapies that experts recommend. Where warm towel can help you in getting rid of dandruff, too hot towel may lead to some different hair problems. This may sound professional but is actually a simple process.
*How to do? Soak the towel into boiling water for a little while. Take it out and let it turn warm. Now cover it on your head just like you do after regular bath. Let it stay for minimum 10 minutes and feel the difference.
(Note that if you are a sinus patient, ignore this therapy completely).
02) Coconut oil
The antifungal properties in coconut are said to be really effective in dealing with hair issues like dandruff by moisturizing the dryness in scalp, further giving relief from the itching.
*How to do? Take coconut oil and squeeze ½ lemon juice to it. Apply it on your scalp and massage for few minutes. Let it stay for 20 minutes and wash away.
(Note that this home remedy can be applied twice or thrice a week for positive result).
03) Olive oil
A natural moisturizer, known for dealing with scalp dryness if regularly used.
*How to do? Take some extra-virgin coconut oil, heat it until it gets warm. Apply it on your scalp and massage. Cover the head with warm towel and let it rest overnight. Wash away in the morning with a shampoo that contains less chemicals.
(Note that if you are in hurry, let your head be wrapped in warm towel for at least 45 minutes. Also keep in mind that this remedy can only be applied twice or thrice a week).
04) Apple cider vinegar
In order to control dandruff yourself at home, one of the expert’s suggested techniques is the use of apple cider vinegar. The properties it carries restores the pH balance of the scalp that then promotes hair growth. It further helps in cleaning clogged pores earlier than the expected time period.
*How to do? Take up to 2tbsp of apple cider vinegar and mix in 15-20 drops of tea tree oil along with 2tbsp of water. Rub it on your scalp and massage gently. Let it stay for few minutes and wash away.
(Note that this home remedy can be applied twice or thrice a week only).
05) Lemon and tomato
Lemon is known for its wonderful antioxidant properties that helps in dealing with not just dandruff, but other sensitive skin issues including acne-marks, pimples and black marks.
*How to do? Take a tomato, squash it and turn into paste. Now add lemon juice to it and mix properly. Apply the paste onto your scalp and hair, let it stay for half an hour and wash away.
(Note that this home remedy should only be applied twice a week).
Undoubtedly, dandruff is a problem with almost 90% of girls. The reasons may differ from one to the other, but the solution may be the same. This is why expert’s suggest that rather than spending huge amounts on medical treatments, opt simple and effective home remedies to control dandruff yourself at home.
Want to share how you dealt with your regular dandruff issues? Feel free to do so in the comment box below!