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How to cure dandruff at home, home remedies, tips and tricks, tips to get rid of dandruff

One of the most common hair problems that so many of us face is dandruff. It’s disgusting to look at & plays a major role in damaging the hair. But do not get stressed because this is a very usual problem in humans and yes, certainly, there are ways to get rid of it. Just follow the tips which I am going to list in this article.

Before treatment, you need to know you actually have a dandruff problem. Sometimes we actually have dry scalp that is quite different from dandruff. Actually, when your scalp sheds out its dead scales in excess, you will notice prominent snowflakes dropping from your head. This is exactly called, “Dandruff”. There are two major reasons behind dandruff

1- dryness of scalp

2- excess oil in scalp

5 Homemade Remedies For Dandruff 

Tea Tree Oil Treatment


How to cure dandruff at home, home remedies, tips and tricks, tips to get rid of dandruff

Tea Tree oil is the best remedy to get rid dandruff. The oil extracted from those leaves have fungicidal properties and it is overall soothing to the skin, especially when it is sore or itchy. Infact continuous use can make you hair permanently dandruff free. 

You Need


One tablespoon of tea tree oil

One cup of warm water 

A spray bottle

How to use

Pour 1 cup of warm water in the spray bottle and then one tablespoon of tea tree oil. Shake well. Whenever you shampoo your hair, spray the mixture all over your hair. Massage gently and leave it for 2 minutes. Don’t wash it.

You can apply tea tree oil directly on the scalp. It’s a wonderful treatment to get rid of dandruff.

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Asprin Pills Treatment


How to cure dandruff at home, home remedies, tips and tricks, tips to get rid of dandruff

Aspirin works great for dandruff. It’s an easy treatment that you can try for this problem because it has salicylate”, which is a very active ingredient to treat dandruff. Moreover, most of the antidandruff shampoos manufactured are incomplete without salicylic acid.

You Need

Two white Aspirin pills

Shampoo

How to use

Crush Aspirin Tablets into a fine powder and add it to your regular shampoo to wash your hair. Keep it in your hair for 2 minutes before rinsing. 

It’s definitely an easy way to treat this problem.

Baking Soda Treatment



How to cure dandruff at home, home remedies, tips and tricks, tips to get rid of dandruff

Baking soda reduces overactive fungi that can cause dandruff. It is a mild scrub that helps remove dead skin. 

You Need

One tablespoon of Baking Soda

Shampoo

How to use

Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda to your shampoo and apply on your hair usually. Massage gently and wash as usual. It helps remove dead skin and to help to the scalp begin to produce natural oil.

 Do this for a few days and you can see the desired results soon.

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Neem Leaves Treatment


How to cure dandruff at home, home remedies, tips and tricks, tips to get rid of dandruff

Neem leaves are the oldest remedy for dandruff. they act as an antifungal as well, inhibiting the over-growth of dandruff causing fungus and Their properties relieve itching.  

You Need


Two handful of neem leaves

5 cups of hot water

How to use

Add neem leaves to 5 cups of hot water and leave it for a whole night. The next morning strain the water. Use it to rinse the hair. You can also use it as a mask by making a paste of neem leaves and apply it on your scalp for 30 minutes then wash off.

It’s a wonderful treatment for dandruff that can work great if use continuously. 

Lemon Treatment


How to cure dandruff at home, home remedies, tips and tricks, tips to get rid of dandruff

Lemons naturally have anti-fungal properties and this is the reason why it is often used in home remedies.

You Need

Few drops of lemon

Coconut or olive oil(warm)

How to use

Add few drops of lemon in warm coconut or olive oil and mix it thoroughly. Apply this mixture directly on your scalp. Massage gently. Keep it for 20 to 30 minutes and shampoo the hair.

It’s also very easy and effective treatment for dandruff. 

So, that’s all from this week’s The Weekend Pointers. I will finish off by saying this once again that home remedies are only effective if you stick to them for at least a month.Hope this post proves to be useful in helping you out with your dandruff issues! 

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