Alleviate Dandruff and let your hair breathe
As we all know that Dandruff is the most familiar scalp disorder. When there is Dandruff in the person's head, one starts feeling itchy and the scalp starts becoming dry day by day. Dandruff is mainly caused when there is excessive peeling of dry skin cells. Although Dandruff is not that serious problem and one can heal it yet the treatment consumes time. Sometimes the remedial process may take time. Dandruff can emerge at any stage but the most possibility is at the age of 20. It is commonly found in both Men and Women. Dandruff causes root cause for hair fall.
Dandruff is considered to be of two types:
Waxy Dandruff: This kind of Dandruff forms scales mixed with sebum and it sticks to the scalp forming patches.
Dry Dandruff: in this small white flakes are formed and which sticks to skin of head.
Cause of Dandruff
Dandruff is mainly caused due to Dry Skin. Sometimes even oily skin gets dandruff. When there is no proper oil given to the hairs roots, Hair and Scalp disorders take place. Dandruff takes place mainly when there is dry climate. It also takes place when there is sporadic hair wash. Dandruff mainly looks small round grey flaky white and yellow scales. Eczema on the scalp also leads to dandruff.
The main reasons under observation for Dandruff are:
When there is infrequent in hair wash.
When there is inappropriate use of hair color products.
Strain, unease and tension.
Insufficient hair rinsing.
Extreme use of gels.
Lack of Calcium in diet.
As Dandruff is a natural process. We can't remove Dandruff by its root but can surely keep it in control. Regular Shampooing will help to reduce the Dandruff. Try some medicated shampoo to wash your hair, take suggestions from your Dermatologist. Use Aloe vera and Lime based Shampoo. Or else one can apply Lime juice at the root of the hair. Have proper diet. Intake of leafy vegetables and fruits will also help in controlling the Dandruff.
There are different types of remedies to cure the Dandruff. There are therapies from the skin specialist. There are Herbal therapies. Basic home remedies will also help to stop or get the Dandruff in control.
Home remedial to control dandruff are enlisted below:
Hot steam bath may prove beneficial. Or one can wrap a towel soaked in warm water; this helps to keep the strength of the root and controls dandruff.
Massaging the scalp with almond oil for five minutes daily and then rinsing it off will help to give dandruff free hair.
Apply two tablespoons of Green gram powder mixed with half cup of curd on the scalp and keep it for 10 minutes this will also help to clear dandruff and increase the shine of hair.
Beet root crushed or grinded in heena should be applied on scalp and washed thoroughly. This will not only prevent from causing dandruff but also stop hair fall.
Lime pieces should be kept in coconut oil and exposed to sunlight for at least 10 days. Now those lime pieces should be sieved and then apply on hair.
Mixture of Beet root juice and Ginger juice should be applied and massaged on the scalp overnight and then wash the next morning thoroughly, will be beneficial to eradicate dandruff.
Rinse hair with lime juice, it will help to stop the growth of dandruff.
Beat two eggs and add two spoons of water and apply it on hair and wash after 10 minutes with shampoo. This will prevent Dandruff as well as hair fall.
Hair should be washed with soap nut (ritha), amla and shikhai mixture.
Change your Shampoo every month; go for three selective brands following a cycle in order to select which shampoo suits you the best.
Stop itching the scalp as the fingernail may cause damage to the scalp and lead to one of the cause of dandruff.
Diet plan for control of Dandruff:
Intake of pure apple juice and Amla juice.
Avoid Citrus food, Bananas etc.
Avoid strong tea/coffee, excess amount of sugar, pickles.
Intake of fresh juicy fruits, leafy vegetables.
Sprouted grains, raw nuts like almond etc. should be added in diet.
As mentioned earlier Dandruff cannot be cured from the root but can be brought under control. It's a natural process, proper remedial and therapies can give quick relief from Dandruff. Dandruff should not be neglected as it is a common disease but proper care and proper diet will help to get the dandruff in control and cure it. It is said that Hair plays important role to the beauty of a person. But if Dandruff plays a culprit role to damage your hair then it's time to eradicate it. So, let the Dandruff vanish and let your hair live and swing in wind.
Alleviate Dandruff and let your hair breathe
By: Dinoo Nayal