Have you been horrified by those pesky white flakes falling out of your hair? Dandruff is probably is the world’s most common problem.
It may be the result of anything from a desert-dry scalp to fungus overgrowth to dermatitis. Dandruff can be an image disaster and confidence slayer. Skip the dandruff shampoo-buying ritual and check out the following home remedies that will wash out your dandruff worries.
Take peels of 3-4 lemons and boil them in 4-5 cups of water for approximately 15-20 minutes. Once it cools down, use this solution to wash your hair, at least once a week.
Soak 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds (meethi) in water overnight and crush them into a fine paste next morning. Apply this paste to your hair and scalp for at least 30 minutes. Wash your hair thoroughly after 30 minutes. Follow this treatment for continuous four weeks for best results.
Prepare a mixture of equal amounts of vinegar and water. Apply this on your scalp and leave it overnight. Wash your hair the next morning with a mild baby shampoo.
Apply some yoghurt on your hair and scalp and keep it for at least one hour. Wash it off with a mild shampoo thoroughly. Do this at least twice a week.
Warm Oil Massage
Use lukewarm almond oil, coconut oil, or olive oil to massage your scalp to prevent dandruff. Leave it on the scalp overnight.
Rub aloe vera gel on your scalp 20 minutes before you take a shower. Leave on for full 20 minutes, and then wash your hair with a shampoo.
Mix 1 tablespoon of lemon juice with 5 tablespoons of coconut oil and then apply the mixture on the scalp. Leave this mixture for about 20-30 minutes and then wash it off with a good shampoo.
Make a paste with equal quantities of apple and orange and apply it on the scalp. Wash your hair after 20-30 minutes with a shampoo.
Crush some neem leaves to make a fine paste and apply it directly on to your dry scalp. Keep this paste for an hour and then clear it off using warm or cold water.
Make a paste of tulsi and amla powder mixed with some water. Massage this paste on the scalp. Let it remain for half an hour. Wash the hair thoroughly with water and shampoo.
Take 2 tablespoons of garlic powder and mix it firmly with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to make a fine paste. Apply this paste on your scalp and leave it for 30-40 minutes. Wash it off thoroughly with shampoo and cold water.
Apply some onion paste on your scalp. Leave it on for one hour. Wash it off thoroughly and apply some fresh lemon juice to get rid of the smell of the onion out of your hair.
Ginger & Beetroot
Grind some ginger and beetroot to make a paste. Massage your scalp with the paste and leave it overnight. Rinse it off thoroughly the next morning. Follow this routine for continuous 4-5 nights.
Apply some gram flour (besan) mixed with curds on your scalp. Rinse after 20-30 minutes, with cold water.
While shampooing, add a handful of baking soda to your hair and massage your scalp. Rinse it off after 15-20 minutes.
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