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6 easy home remedies to get rid of dandruff

Has your dandruff become the cause of your embarrassment? Do you find it difficult to deal with it? Don’t worry anymore, we tell you what you can do to get rid of it.

Clearly, dandruff is on duty all year round. Although there is no way to completely banish it from our lives (and hair) but, there are a lot of remedies that can be used ‘at home’ to keep it under check.

You must be knowing that dandruff can also lead to hair fall and itchy scalp. But, going for these home remedies will help you solve your problem.

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1. Lemon juice

You can opt for lemon: It is jam-packed with vitamin C and is also acidic in nature and can allow you to keep dandruff away. You can rub those lemon slices on your scalp and then wash your hair.

2. Baking soda

You can opt for baking soda: It has alkaline properties and also is a mild exfoliant. You should wash your hair with warm water first then apply baking soda paste (mix water and baking soda to make a paste) and then shampoo your hair.

3. Neem

All of us are aware of the role that neem extract plays in almost all skin medications because of its antibacterial and antifungal qualities. Since dandruff can mostly be attributed to fungal colonization of scalp, it is only right to turn to this age-old remedy for skin ailments.

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4. Garlic

Garlic is immensely beneficial as an anti-fungal natural product and the benefits of raw or crushed garlic (avoid cooked garlic for treating medical conditions) have mesmerized man for centuries. Pound a clove or two of garlic and after mixing with water, use it on your scalp to see quick results. The smell? You could always mix in a little honey and ginger!

5. Tea tree oil

All anti-acne and anti-fungal medications boast of tea tree oil due to its exceptional power to fight fungal and bacterial infections. Add a drop or two of tea tree oil to your shampoo and wash normally and notice the results sitting in the comfort of your home!

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6. Vinegar

Vinegar helps in treating itchy, dry skin and also helps to kill dandruff-causing fungus and bacteria. The acidic content of vinegar is supremely beneficial to drastically reduce flaking. Apply an equal quantity mixture of white vinegar with water on the scalp skin about half an hour before a head wash.

 

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