Dandruff issues are pretty common these days. Though they are not much harm they can be quite embarrassing as white flakes keep showing on shoulders and dresses. At the same time, it can cause some major irritations on the scalp and cause redness.
But why dandruff happens at all? In medical terms, it is caked Seborrhoea dermatitis and it can occur in oily hair and scalp as well. It can affect both the scalp and hair because there is a dense accumulation of dandruff. But there is no exact cause behind this and the yeast that accumulates there is known as Malassezia.
One can also face dandruff issues if there is some genetic problem in the family. When one does not use shampoo often then it can lead to the accumulation of dead skin cells on the scalp and later it turns into white flakes. One can always use oily scalp and dandruff shampoo so that these dead skin cells can be removed. One also needs to be on a healthy diet in order to keep their stomach and hair health good. Dandruff also occurs when there are certain hormonal changes in the body and it mainly happens during the adolescent years.
Here are some ways to treat oily scalp dandruff:
Baking soda is said to be very effective on white flakes and it is easily available in Indian kitchens. One has to take a tablespoon of baking soda and then massage it on the scalp of the hair to keep it for at least 2 minutes. Before that one must not forget to wet the scalp with lukewarm water. After keeping that for a couple of minutes one should wash it again with lukewarm water. If this can be done at least twice a week then it can be really very effective.
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ACV can be used in order to treat dandruff but it takes some time to show its real effects. Though it is time-consuming, it can be great when one is suffering from oily hair and scalp dandruff issues. Firstly, one has to rinse the hair and scalp with lukewarm water and then apply a solution of half a cup of plain water with 2 tablespoons of ACV on it. Then one has to massage it for at least 10 minutes and then rinse it back again with plain water to get a clear scalp in return. This must be done thrice a week in case of heavy dandruff.
They can help in removing dandruff and at the same time, it can make the hair health better. One can mix henna with lemon juice, tea liquor and make a paste out of it. Then one can apply it thoroughly on the scalp and hair and wrap it with a towel to keep it for a few hours. Then one can wash it well with a mild shampoo.
One can get shampoo for oily dandruff scalp over the counter and one can use that as well.