Dry flaky itchy scalp means dandruff that can be a common problem these days especially in the dry season. So, what exactly is dandruff? It is shedding of the outer layer of the scalp due to certain factors. It can be minor seasonal or heavy with larger flakes. Dandruff can make the hair roots week and that can further lead to hairfall. Apart from that it can lead to embarrassment while you are in public.
What causes dandruff?
Dandruff can be caused by several factors like hard water that is full of calcium, magnesium, iron etc., due to which the upper layer get flaky and starts to shed. Not taking proper hair care can also be one of the reasons of dandruff, like not cleansing the scalp in a proper way. What you eat also makes and shows a great effect on your hair and skin other than the body. It is said that lack or deficiency of Vitamin B complex can also be the reason for your dandruff so, it’s better to incorporate food items like fish, carrots, cabbages etc that are rich in vitamin B complex.
But worry not! There are many home remedies, hair care tips and methods of dandruff control that you can easily follow at home in order to get rid of your dandruff quickly and effectively.
Yoghurt can be a great hair conditioner not only for normal hair but it can also prove to be a great remedy for dandruff control. It gently takes away the flakes and hydrates the scalp, making hair soft and smoother. All you need to do is take a cup of yoghurt and a lemon. Squeeze half of the lemon in the yoghurt and mix it well. Apply it on the scalp by gently rubbing and at last coating the entire hair. Make a bun at the crown of your head so that it will not be messy and let it be there for an hour or so. After that wash your hair. Follow this for a couple of weeks and see the change!
Hot Oil treatment is very beneficial for dry, flaky scalp and hair. The best oil for dandruff treatment would be coconut oil. You can take Dabur Vatika enriched coconut hair oil that also contains neem, amla, lemon, brahmi, etc. Let it warm for a couple of minutes and when it is lukewarm, massage the oil on the scalp. Keep it overnight. Let the oil get absorbed by the pores and roots. In the morning use a good anti-dandruff shampoo like Dabur Vatika anti dandruff shampoo and then for the last rinse use lime juice which will further clear the scalp and makes hair healthy and shiny. Try this and see the difference!
Summing it all up, the best way to get rid of dandruff would be to keep the scalp clean. Use herbal products, hot oil treatments, eat a balanced diet for beautiful hair and drink 8 glasses of water to hydrate your body properly, to get healthy dandruff free hair. Don’t lose your hair on hair problems anymore!