8 NATURAL WAYS TO REMOVE DANDRUFF

Dandruff is a common but stubborn enemy. But very often people hardly know much about  dandruff and they unknowingly start treating it without any proper advice. Here I will first make clear what it is, as one should first know what to fight in order to know how to fight it. Well dandruff is a condition of the scalp in which the flakes of skin appear on its top. Further it is commonly marked by continuous itching. The risk of dandruff increases when the scalp is exposed to extreme temperature conditions. It is a culmination of bacteria and dead skin present on our scalp.

MYTH:

It is commonly believed that dry scalp causes dandruff, and believing that people don’t shampoo that often fearing it will lead to a dry scalp. But this is not the case, in fact it is better if you shampoo properly with suitable shampoos.

WHAT CAUSES DANDRUFF? 

Well dandruff can be caused due to improper brushing of hair, irregular shampooing, improper diet, stress and certain diseases.

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But the good thing is that dandruff can be controlled. If one follows the right methods, then dandruff can easily be countered. We are here to discuss just these.

  1. COCONUT OIL WITH LEMON JUICE:

Well coconut oil along with lemon juice is a great remedy for dandruff.

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HOW TO APPLY?

Just mix coconut oil with lemon juice (half piece of the cut lemon) and apply on your scalp before a wash. Apply this regularly to get rid of dandruff.

  1. NEEM LEAVES:

This is one of the most old and traditional remedies of dandruff. These leaves are rich and contain anti-bacterial, antibiotic, antiseptic and anti-fungal properties which help in the elimination of dandruff.

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HOW TO APPLY?

You just need to boil these leaves in water and after your normal hair-wash, wash your hair with the boiled neem water to cleanse dandruff from the scalp.

  1. ALOE VERA:

Aloe vera is a great boon for womankind. Apart from its various benefits for the skin and hair, it’s a great blessing for people having dandruff. It soothes and heals the scalp by clearing the dandruff.

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HOW TO USE:

Just apply Aloe Vera gel directly on the scalp and feel the dandruff fade away.

  1. EGGS:

Eggs not only reduce the dandruff but also makes you hair shiny and smooth.

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HOW TO USE:

Just pour the eggs into a bowl and apply its contents to your scalp and rinse after 2 hours.

  1. TULSI, AMLA, YOGURT MIXTURE:

This is yet another desi way of removing the stubborn dandruff from your scalp.

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HOW TO USE:

Just mix the three, make a paste, and apply the paste to the scalp. Then wash your hair after 20-30 mins.

  1. CURD AND LEMON:

Curd and lemon together can be used to effectively reduce dandruff.

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HOW TO USE:

Just mix one cup of curd with 5 teaspoons of lemon juice and apply it to the scalp and wash it after 20 minutes. Continue this regularly in the intervals of 2-4 days to remove the dandruff.

  1. BEETROOT AND GARLIC JUICE:

A mixture of beetroot, vinegar and garlic also is a great way to remove dandruff.

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HOW TO USE:

Make a mixture of the three and as always apply it on the scalp and rinse after 20 minutes

  1. HIBISCUS:

It not only helps reduce dandruff but also improves your hair texture. Two targets hit, from a single bullet.

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HOW TO USE:

Grind hibiscus leaves, make a paste and apply directly to your scalp only to rinse after 25- 30 minutes.

All the above natural remedies are very effective and useful. Telling from personal experience, having come over the problem of dandruff using natural methods, just religiously follow and see that dandruff go away and never come back. Plus  add to it one good shampoo, whichever suits you. I hope this is of some help to you. Do share your experience with us. Till then take care and stay beautiful. 🙂

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