Beauty | November 17, 2017
Aside from being plain embarrassing, you may also experience hair loss due to dandruff. Read useful home remedies for controlling & curing hair fall caused due to dandruff.
Seborrheic dermatitis, commonly known as dandruff,is a disorder of the scalp. There are many reasons one may be a victim to dandruff like oily skin, fungus on the scalp, dry skin and skin inflammations. And yes, you guessed it, it causes a whole lot of itching and worse yet, rampant hair fall. Dandruff and hair fall are like a match made in hell.
7 Home Remedies for Hair Fall and Dandruff:
#1 Neem Therapy
- Neem juice – ¼ cup
- Beetroot juice – ¼ cup
- Coconut milk – ¼ cup
- Coconut oil – 1 tsp
Step 1: Thoroughly mix above ingredients and then gently massage the resulting pack on your scalp.
Step 2: Let it sit for 20 minutes before washing it off with a mild shampoo.
#2 Methi for Dandruff Removal
- Methi (fenugreek) seeds – 2 tbsp
- Apple cider vinegar – 1 cup
- Water – 1 cup
Step 1: Let the methi (fenugreek) seeds soak overnight in water.
Step 2: Next morning grind the seeds to form a paste.
Step 3: To this paste add the apple cider vinegar.
Step 4: Apply the paste on your scalp.
Step 5: Let it sit for about 30 minutes before washing it off with a mild shampoo. Repeat this once every week.
- Aspirin – 2 tablets
Step 1: After crushing the tablets put the powder in the shampoo.
Step 2: Now put this tablet-shampoo on your scalp.
Step 3: Lather for about 5 minutes and let it sit.
Step 4: Rinse thoroughly.
#4 Baking Soda for Dandruff
- Baking soda – 2 tsp
Step 1: Begin by giving your hair a nice hot water wash.
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Step 2: Now to the baking soda add a couple of drops of water.
Step 3: Massage the paste that’s formed into your scalp.
Step 4: Rinse thoroughly.
#5 Natural Soap Nuts (Reetha) – Effective Dandruff Control & Fragrance
- Soap nuts (reetha) – about 15
- Amla juice – 1 tbsp
- Water – about 3 cups
Step 1: Begin by soaking the soap nuts (reetha) in water for one night.
Step 2: Next morning, grind the soap nuts into powder and boil it in water.
Step 3: Strain the powder and to this add the amla juice. Mix thoroughly.
Step 4: Massage this paste on your scalp for about 30 minutes.
Step 5: Rinse thoroughly.
#6 Lemon Juice
Lemon juice – 4 lemons’ worth
Step 1: Massage the lemon juice on your scalp.
Step 2: Let it sit for about 15 minutes.
Step 3: Rinse thoroughly.
#7 Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera gel – 5 tbsp
Step 1: Massage the aloe vera gel into your scalp.
Step 2: Let it sit for about 30 minutes.
Step 3: Rinse thoroughly. Mild shampoo optional.
Keep dandruff at bay and you will have a head full of hair for years to come!
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