Amazing Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff Using Lemon

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Amazing Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff Using Lemon
It’s not easy to live with dandruff. From excessive formation of dry skin flakes to hair fall to itchiness; one goes through a lot when suffering from dandruff. It can become a major cause of embarrassment and can put a full-stop on your social life. But don’t fret. Like every other problem in life, even dandruff has a solution.

Causes of dandruff:

Dandruff is primarily a result of a dry scalp but there are several other factors that contribute to its occurrence. They include:
  • Seborrheic dermatitis (irritated or oily skin)
  • Not enough shampooing
  • Fungal or bacterial infections
  • Skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis
  • Excessive use of or reaction to hair products
While there are many hair products available in the market that can aid in prevention of dandruff but their excessive use can damage the natural texture and health of your hair. So, should you give up on a dream of dandruff free life? Of course not. Just remember, where there is lemon there is hope!

Lemon for dandruff

Lemon for dandruff is a time-tested remedy for dandruff. The multiple benefits of using lemon for dandruff include:
  • Balancing the pH level of the scalp
  • Prevention of fungal infections
  • Naturally moisturizing the scalp to soothe or reduce itching
  • Exfoliation & scrubbing off any shampoo or other chemical residuals
  • Encouraging growth of healthy & beautiful hair
As a wonder ingredient, lemon is easily available and can do wonders in improving the health of your scalp and give you gorgeous looking and feeling hair. So, the next time your scalp gives you dandruff, give it lemons!
Still wondering how to have an effective dandruff treatment at home using lemon? Read below to know how to use lemon for hair dandruff and get started.
  1. Lemon & coconut oil blend

    While lemon for dandruff is a good remedy but when mixed with coconut oil it acquires the properties of a magic potion for hair. Coconut oil is antifungal in nature and aids in prevention of fungus causing dandruff. It also moisturizes the scalp from deep within thus keeping the hair nourished from root to tip. To make this effective home remedy for dandruff:

    • Add 2 tablespoons of Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
    • Mix it well
    • Massage your scalp with the mix
    • Wrap your hair in a warm towel for 20 minutes
    • Wash with a mild shampoo

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  2. Lemon & multani mitti

    The cleansing properties of multani mitti aids in removing toxins from the scalp; restoring the natural moisture of the scalp; thus giving you longer, thicker and healthy strands.
    • Combine lemon & multani mitti
    • Apply on the scalp
    • Let it dry
    • Rinse it with shampoo

  3. Lemon, curd, olive oil & honey

    There is no going wrong with this one! Natural properties of curd moisturizes the scalp, lemon fights any signs of itchiness or fungal infection, honey aids in soothing any inflammation or irritation of the scalp and olive oil nourishes the scalp to add strength and natural shine to the hair. To prepare this:

    • In 1/2 a cup of curd, add a tablespoon each of lemon, honey & Vatika Enriched Olive Hair Oil
    • Apply on the scalp
    • Let it set for 30 minutes
    • Wash with a mild shampoo

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  4. Lemon, ginger & olive oil

    They say three’s trouble but not when it comes to the wonderful trio of lemon juice, ginger and olive oil. While ginger and lemon are rich in anti-fungal properties, olive oil nourishes the scalp from deep within, strengthens the hair and adds natural shine and bounce. As a natural home remedy for dandruff, application of this mix will not just help clear dandruff from the root but also prevent it from coming back. To prepare this natural home remedy for dandruff:

    • Mix all three ingredients together in equal proportions
    • Massage gently
    • Let it set for 30-45 minutes
    • Rinse with a mild shampoo

  5. Lemon & apple cider vinegar

    A great home remedy for dandruff, this mix has anti-fungal properties that remove fungus, dead cells, itchiness and dryness from the scalp. To make this:
    • Add 4 tbsp apple cider to 2 tbsp of lemon juice
    • Apply on the scalp
    • Let it set for 30-45 minutes
    • Wash with a mild shampoo
  6. Lemon & aloe vera

    Aloe vera for Dandruff  

    Aloe vera is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal in nature and that is what makes it one of the best remedies for dandruff.

    • To 3 tbsp of aloe vera juice, add few drops of lemon
    • Apply on the scalp
    • Let it set for 1 hour
    • Rinse with a mild shampoo

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