Article By: Hadia Hassan
Do you despise the white flakes of dandruff that you find on your shoulders during the winter season? Well so do we! Dandruff tends to get extremely annoying after a certain point and let’s admit it! It is embarrassing when someone publicly points it out! Everyone who suffers from this ordeal, can probably relate when we say that it literally snows down on us every time we so much as ruffle our hair and even when we brush it. Dry, white flakes tend to sprinkle from our head and well it feels like an unexpected snowy day all of a sudden!
We completely understand your predicament and we sincerely want you all to have a fairly dandruff free fall! So, peeps here are some home remedies that both future brides and grooms can follow to get rid of dandruff!
Tea tree oil is extremely effective against dandruff. Therefore, if you don’t feel like replacing your favorite shampoo with a tea tree oil based one, then simply use a few drops of tea tree oil in the shampoo that you already use. It is known to reduce dandruff by 41% and it doesn’t get any better than this peeps! You can also dilute it with some other oil such as coconut oil and then massage your scalp with it!
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Aloe Vera is extensively used in many skin and hair products because of its guaranteed effects on them. Even dermatologists recommend using aloe vera pulp on skin in case it gets sun burnt or you get a rash or skin inflammation. It even helps fight psoriasis and cold sores. Its antibacterial and antifungal properties make it effective against dandruff. Apply some aloe vera gel to your scalp right before you shower to soothe your scalp.
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Wash your hair with shampoo them rinse it with mouthwash. The reason why it works is because it has anti-fungal properties that prevent dandruff causing yeast from growing in your head.
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Just like other medicated anti-dandruff shampoos, aspirin too has salicylic acid. Crush two aspirins and mix them with some shampoo. Apply this mixture to your hair and scalp for a few minutes then rinse with water. You can shampoo in a regular manner later.
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Apple cider vinegar is acidic in nature which means that it balances out the pH of the scalp and hence reduces the growth of fungus and even fight dandruff. You can mix it with some essential oils and spray it directly on your hair and even combine it with your shampoo.
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Baking soda is also extremely effective when it comes to fungal infections, psoriasis and even dandruff. Therefore, it is recommended that you apply some baking soda to your wet scalp while showering. Shampoo your hair after a few minutes to rinse off the baking soda.
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It is completely safe to use lemon juice to your scalp directly. Therefore, you should consider doing that. You can mix it with sugar and coconut oil and then use it on your scalp too.
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Try these remedies to fight off dandruff this fall and get a clear scalp! Say goodbye to those awful white flakes forever!