Dandruff is a huge source for social embarrassment for anyone, you keep checking your shoulders all the time, can’t wear your favorite black tops, scratch when no one is around and have to wash your hair several times a day, dandruff could be caused by stress, fungus infection in the scalp, oily skin, bad hygiene, or pollution, although there are too many hair products out there to eliminate dandruff but most of them are not effective and end up drying up the hair, here are some simple tips to get rid of dandruff quickly so read on.
1- A Balanced Diet.
Having a balanced diet is the key to solve most of the skin and hair problems, when the diet is not balanced that can lead to different problems like dandruff, usually oily , salty and sweet foods in excess cause dandruff, if you pay close attention to the food you eat and only consume healthy foods like fruits, vegetables and whole grains while avoiding junk foods and drinks you may notice the problem of dandruff disappearing.
2- Brush, Oil and Wash Your Hair Properly.
Make sure to regularly brush your hair gently as this help to remove dead skin cells, also to make a gentle warm oil massage for your hair and scalp before every time you wash your hair, dandruff could be caused by dry skin, oiling your hair and scalp will help in moisturizing the scalp and preventing dry skin.
3- Exercise Regularly.
Exercising help in strengthening your immunity which in turn help your body fight against fungus infections that can be the cause for dandruff, exercising also help to reduce the stress levels you are going through which is another factor that could help you get rid of dandruff.
4- Sleep Adequately.
Adequate sleep pattern prevent stress which is a major cause for dandruff, inadequate sleep put high levels of stress on all the body organs and systems which can lead to dandruff so in order to get rid of this problem make sure to sleep everyday at least 7 hours quality sleep.
5- Avoid Too Many Chemical Hair Products.
Shifting between different hair products regularly dry up the scalp and cause dandruff, also coloring the hair, you could be allergic to one of the chemical used in hair dyes make sure to use a mild shampoo and conditioner and avoid trying too many products.
6- Try Home Remedies.
If you are suffering from dandruff, we have picked for you some of the most effective home remedies against dandruff, you may even be able to notice a difference from the first trial.
• Fenugreek Seeds.
Soak a handful of Fenugreek Seeds in water over night, in the morning grind the seeds while they are in their water to form a paste, apply that paste on your scalp and wrap up with a hot towel for twenty minutes then rinse off your hair with shampoo mixed with one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, repeat this remedy weekly.
Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with half a cup of fresh yogurt, apply the mixture on your scalp and hair, leave it for 15 minutes then wash off with warm water then shampoo your hair.
• Aloe Vera Gell.
Use either fresh Aloe Vera Gell or the ready made ones in the drug stores and massage your scalp with ten minutes before shampooing.