Dandruff is very common problem faced by people of every age and sex. Especially with the start of winter season problem and chances of dandruff increase many times.
Causes of dandruff:
Before deciding the best treatments of dandruff one must keep in mind different reasons of dandruff. Some of the main reasons of dandruff are given below:
1. Excessive oil or sebum secretion from scalp skin.
2. Excessive dryness.
3. Microorganisms (Fungus)
4. Harsh weather (cold or hot)
5. Bad hygiene.
6. Allergic reactions by shampoo, gel, oil or conditioner.
Treatment of Dandruff:
If you have severe dandruff then the best way is that you must visit any dermatologist and have a checkup. Mild or normal dandruff cases are easy to control at home. First of all one should ensure good hygienic. Some of the home treatments and home masks are given below.
In traditional medicine use of egg and egg oil is considered very useful for the treatment of dandruff. Take two beaten eggs and apply them on your hair for 45 minutes. For best results you can add 3tb of olive oil.
Olive oil is also considered very effective in the treatment of dandruff. Hair massage of Luke warm olive oil at night proves very helpful in the treatment of dandruff. Especially incase if it is caused by excessive dryness.
Neem has anti fungus properties so apply paste of neem leaves for half an hour it will also control your dandruff.
Yogurt and Black pepper:
Mask of yogurt and black pepper powder is very best for controlling dandruff. Yogurt has perfect cleansing action while black pepper contains zinc and selenium which have dandruff fighting action.
Use of anti-dandruff shampoos:
Variety of anti-dandruff shampoos can be seen in market. If you are going to purchase any anti-dandruff shampoo then choose the shampoo containing zinc or selenium because these minerals are very helpful in controlling dandruff. If you are a patient of dandruff due to allergic reaction by shampoo, oil, gels etc then use Johnson’s baby shampoo for hair wash as its best for sensitive skin. Nizoral shampoo is suggested by many dermatologists in case of severe dandruff.
Hope our home masks tips and dandruff treatments and solutions will help you in solving your problem and make you hair and scalp healthy, beautiful, and without any flakes.