Winters have finally arrived and North India is about to get extremely cold. During such harsh and cold weather, our skin becomes dry which includes the scalp as well. Dried scalp leads to dandruff and itching. However, the specific cause of developing flake-like dandruff completely depends on an individual's skin type and eating habits. But if you have paid attention to it then you must've observed that during winters, chances of developing dandruff increases. In fact, 7 out of every 10 individuals get dandruff in this season.
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Now what? A person can't let dandruff ruin the overall-appearance and confidence of him/her. In a world, where time is money and an individual cannot afford to waste even a single second, going for an expensive anti-dandruff therapy may cost you a fortune. But you will be surprised to know that you can completely eliminate dandruff without spending a fortune over it. Yes, you heard it right! You can easily remove dandruff from your scalp by using simple kitchen ingredients.
Have a look at the top 5 home-remedies for eliminating dandruff from the scalp:
Baking soda does wonders to your hair and skin. It is a natural antacid which helps in increasing the pH levels of your skin and hair. For treating dandruff using baking soda, you must dampen your hair slightly and rub baking soda on your scalp. Wait for around 20 minutes before washing it.
Curd has been known for its miraculous benefits on skin and hair. Since a long time, people have been using curd for curing skin and hair related problems. For treating dandruff using curd, you need to take a bowl of curd and apply it all over your scalp. Wait for at least 30 minutes before washing it.
Coconut Oil and Lime
The blissful oil of coconut is known for nourishing and moisturising skin. And as lemons contain tons of citric acid, it helps in removing dirt and other minute substances including dandruff. Where coconut oil conditions your hair, lemon juice helps in eliminating dandruff. For treating dandruff using coconut oil and lime, you need to heat 2-3 tbsp of coconut oil and mix it with equal parts of lemon juice. Once the mixture is ready, you need to massage it on your scalp gently. Let it sit for at least 20 minutes and then wash it off.
Fenugreek or methi seeds contain nicotinic acid and proteins which help in eliminating dandruff and strengthens your hair. You just need to soak some fenugreek seeds in water overnight and mash it into a thick paste the next day. Apply it on your scalp and let it sit for an hour before washing.
As we all know, neem has anti-bacterial properties which makes it a natural source of eliminating dandruff. For treating dandruff with neem, you need to grind a couple of neem leaves and turn them into a thick paste. Once you observe the paste, apply it gently over your scalp and let it sit until it dries. Once it is perfectly dried, you can wash it using a mild shampoo.
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