Dandruff is neither a big issue that it can’t be solved nor a small problem that you can ignore. Flakes, colored white, falling off your scalp onto your shoulders, are dandruff which is the most usual problem you have come across. Suppose you are going to your friends’ party with new dress on, stunning makeup and a trendy hairstyle . Everything seems fine until you look at yourself in the mirror. Your energy & mood go down when you see small flakes of dandruff on your shoulders. In order to get rid of this annoying dandruff, you need not consult hair specialist.You must have the patience to say goodbye to dandruff. It is clear with the following ways to treat dandruff:-
Usage of Neem and Olive Oil:
Neem leaves have anti-fungal, antibacterial & anti-inflammatory properties, which can be used while treating dandruff. Firstly, you have to crush a few neem leaves till they turn into powder. Then add olive oil to the powder. After mixing them well, you must apply the paste to your scalp and leave the paste for about an hour. You should wash off hair with a good shampoo and then, finally, apply a conditioner.
There is also an alternative method for this, just take some neem leaves and have them boiled for half an hour making them into a paste. You must apply this paste for 30 minutes to your scalp, and then wash off your hair.
You have to apply this in the morning, before taking a bath or you can also apply in the night, and shampooing off in the morning. An itching sensation to the scalp is common in such cases, so don’t get alarmed when that happens.
Usage of coconut, honey, yogurt & olive oil:
Natural proteins of hair are preserved by coconut and honey has antimicrobial properties which help in eliminating dandruff. Thereby making them suitable combination for treating dandruff. For this, firstly, you have to mix all the ingredients, named above with 3 spoons of yogurt, to get a medium thickness. Apply this paste to your scalp and massage it for 10 minutes, which helps in opening up the pores and encourage blood flows. The paste on the scalp should then be left for 30-45 minutes, after which your hair should be rinsed off. Your hair should be patted dry with a soft towel and some coconut oil is to be applied to the scalp and hair. This is usually done in the mornings before you take a bath. Too much rinsing, using shampoo may dry your scalp of the moisture. You must use low setting of your hair dryer, in case you use it, to dry your hair.
Usage of Aspirins:
Aspirin contains salicylates which are skin caring, especially to the scalp, thereby helping to treat dandruff. You must crush two aspirin tablets in a neat place, and then pour into a dry bowl. Add your regular shampoo to the aspirin powder and mix them well. Apply this paste to your hair & scalp; leave them for 2-3 minutes and then rinse off with water. Do it while taking a bath, as it is the best time for doing this.
Usage of Baking soda, apple cider vinegar & lemon juice:
Overactive fungi that are responsible for dandruff, are reduced by baking soda. you will require a clean bowl is taken and in it and baking soda, apple cider vinegar & 2-3 lemon juice are mixed. The paste, so obtained, is applied to your scalp and left for 10 minutes or till itching starts. You must use this before taking a bath.
Usage of Mouthwash:
Mouthwash contains antifungal properties, which fight dandruff causing yeast. You need to mix 1 tablespoon of mouthwash with approximately 9 tablespoons water. Ensure that you do it before taking your bath. After you wash your hair with regular shampoo, you can rinse your hair with the mixture. You can also leave the mixture applied to your hair and style the hair.
Usage of banana & apple cider vinegar:
Bananas are sources of vitamin B, which helps in upgrading circulation and keeps skin healthy. And apple cider vinegar, which is known as a fungicide and germ killer. First, peel off a banana and mix it with an apple cider vinegar in a container, mix it well till it becomes a paste. You have to apply this paste for about 10 minutes. Properly massaging it into your scalp covering your entire hair. You have to rinse it off after 20 minutes, with cold water. You have to apply, initially, this paste for an entire week, after which it can be used once a week.
Usage of yogurt:
Yogurt can be the best cure for dandruff as it is the best sources of friendly bacteria. The yeast within our bodies triggers inflammation. which results in the build-up of yeast on the skin leading to dandruff. The friendly bacteria inside our digestive systems reduces the yeast within our bodies. Apply it while taking a bath in morning.
Usage of Fuller’s Earth or Multani Mitti:
Fuller’s earth absorbs the oil, grease & dirt, thereby keeping the scalp free from dandruff. You have to mix a cup of Fuller’s earth with water, ensuring you get a smooth paste, then adding some lemon juice. Apply this paste to your scalp, and leave for 20 minutes, after which you wash off using cold water. Ensure that you do this before taking your bath.
Usage of Orange Peel pack & lemon juice:
Acidic properties are found in orange peel, which eventually treat dandruff, as they reduce excess oil. You have to put the orange peels & 5-6 tablespoons of lemon juice into a blender and mix them well until you get a smooth paste. This paste is applied to your scalp and left for 30 minutes, after which, your regular shampoo is used to rinse off your hair. You may use this treatment twice to thrice a week.
Usage of lemon juice & yogurt:
Lemon juice is rich in citric acid, which helps in eliminating dandruff at the roots of your hair. You must squeeze the lemon into the cup of curd and mixed well. You must then, apply this mixture onto your scalp, sometimes using the inside of the lemon peel. After 10 minutes, you should wash off your hair, with a good shampoo. A good shampoo is advised here, as yogurt may leave an odor on your scalp.