What is bran/ Dandruff?
Dandruff is a scalp condition characterized by increased itching and flaking. This condition occurs when the skin is oily or dry. Due to pollution and improper hair care, dandruff is increasing nowadays.
There are many causes and causes of dandruff. There are various cases of scalp dandruff due to daily routine, unhealthy diet, eating junk food, improper hair care, not washing hair properly, using harsh chemical shampoos, etc.
Types of Dandruff
Dandruff appears due to dry skin. This dandruff is common when winter starts. Just like this season, the cold makes the skin dry.
Dandruff increases when dry skin itches and can become severe when you don’t take proper care of your hair in winter.
Sometimes using hot water while washing hair can increase dandruff. Try to avoid using hot water on the skin and hair as it damages the skin layer and makes the skin dry and itchy.
Dandruff occurs when the skin is oily and oily skin causes dandruff. Due to excessive production of sebum, the skin becomes very oily.
Oily skin is more itchy than dry dandruff. This excess oil should be controlled to get relief from dandruff. Try to wash your hair daily to remove excess oil from your hair. This will help reduce the oiliness of the skin and prevent the hair from becoming too oily.
Sometimes fungus causes dandruff. Fungal infections such as eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis are types of fungal infections. This causes dandruff on the skin. So, you need to consult a dermatologist about the infection and get treated accordingly.
How to remove dandruff in one wash?
Everyone wants to get relief from dandruff. Because itchy skin causes us a lot of trouble. And if we are in public, it makes us feel awkward.
There is no overnight treatment to cure dandruff. It takes time for symptoms to appear due to lack of proper hair care.
Try to avoid using heavy chemical shampoos and other hair products that add to your hair problems. Try using herbal shampoos and mild chemical shampoos to wash your hair.
Do not use hot water to wash your hair. This will increase your dandruff and increase the problem of hair loss. Use lukewarm water to wash your hair.
Massage your hair with good oil before going to bed. This will increase blood circulation to your scalp and provide essential minerals and vitamins to your scalp and hair.
This will reduce your dandruff and promote better hair growth. Massage your hair with warm coconut oil once a week to reap the benefits of coconut oil. Coconut oil is good for your hair care and improves hair texture and scalp health.
Steam the hair using a towel. Place a deep towel in the hot water and wet it until it is warm. Apply this towel to your hair to steam it. If you use it before you wash your hair, it will remove dandruff from your scalp.
You can use natural serum for your hair. Use the serum weekly to massage your scalp. This will have many benefits for your hair and scalp.
If you have severe dandruff and cannot control it with natural remedies or home remedies, you can consult your dermatologist for further treatment.
Hair cleansing is also an important part of eliminating dandruff. Wash your hair brush daily. Brush your hair at least 3 times a day. It will stimulate blood circulation and help you with healthy hair. When we brush our hair, all the dust and dandruff on the scalp will be removed and the hair and scalp will be clean.
Hair hygiene is important for all of us to take care of our hair. Wash your clothes, pillows daily. Wash your hair at least twice a week. If you can wash your hair everyday then it will be fine. Do not use other hairbrushes, towels, pillows. This will help you get rid of dandruff.
Let’s take a look at the natural remedies to get rid of dandruff.
Amla is a good source of vitamin C. It has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Amla can be used in various forms. We can eat raw amla, amla juice, amla powder used in Chyawanprash, amla betel nut, amla candies etc. We can include amla in our diet for our health, skin and hair.
Amla can be applied directly to the skin and hair in the form of juice and powder. Eating amla and using the outer layer of the body is beneficial. It gives you many benefits for your overall health.
You can use amla powder or amla juice on your hair for 30 minutes and massage your scalp before washing your hair. It will improve the health of your scalp by conditioning and repairing your hair.
When you include amla in your diet and apply it to your hair, your hair will grow faster. And will help remove all hair infections like dandruff, itching and dryness.
Amla is useful for cleaning the scalp. It is used as a conditioner as well as a scalp cleanser. Antioxidants found in amla act as shields to prevent various damage to the hair.
Aloe vera, a green cactus has many benefits for repairing the scalp. It contains certain enzymes and antioxidants that help repair your scalp. If your scalp is in good condition, your hair will also look good. So you have to take care of your scalp too.
You can apply aloe vera juice on your hair and scalp for 30 minutes. You can use aloe vera plant juice to get it or you can use natural herbal aloe vera gel available in the market. Patanjali Aloe Vera Green Gel is the best to use for your hair.
Apply this gel on your hair and scalp to help you condition your hair. When you apply this gel on your scalp regularly, your hair will become smooth, silky and shiny.
It will help you to smooth your scalp and remove dry scalp skin. This will naturally cleanse your scalp and reduce dandruff. Use aloe vera once a week and see good results.
Aloe vera adds softness to your hair and scalp. Cleanses your hair properly, removes the infection from your scalp and clears dandruff quickly.
Shikakai was used to wash hair, but today everyone is using shampoo instead of natural ingredients. And this affects our hair and scalp. It increases the problem of hair.
Let’s see how shikakai is beneficial for your hair and scalp. Shikakai has natural antimicrobial and antifungal properties that help remove dandruff and lice from the scalp.
Shikakai smoothens your hair and scalp and removes dryness from the skin. This helps in reducing the constant itching of the scalp. This only removes dandruff from your skin but does not remove the oil from your hair.
Boiling shikakai in water and using that water to wash your hair will help you reduce dandruff and other fungal skin problems.
Shikakai has a soothing and calming effect due to its medicinal properties. If there is any irritation on the scalp, apply this shikakai water which provides a cooling effect on the skin and nourishes the hair follicles.
Dandruff is the main cause of hair fall and hair problems. Most of the people have dandruff problem and we all neglect our hair and skin problems.
If you want good hair, you have to take care of yourself. You don’t need to use expensive products to care for your hair. We can use natural available sources to cure hair problems.
Retha is used to wash hair. Earlier it was used as a shampoo. When we apply Reetha powder or Reetha water on your hair and scalp, it cleans your hair properly.
Most of the shampoos available in the market contain preservatives and chemicals which after some time affect your hair and scalp. To avoid this, we can use a natural shampoo called Reetha to wash our hair.
Boil reetha with shikakai in water and apply on hair and scalp. And wash your hair with this water. Use these remedies for your hair and see great results on your hair and scalp.
Steps to prepare this solution to wash your hair.
Ingredients – 1 cup amla (1 tablespoon amla powder), 1 cup shikkai and 1 cup retha.
Recipe – Mix all the ingredients in a kadai or iron pan will be beneficial. Add 2 glasses of water and boil this water until it becomes 1 glass of water. Wait for the water to cool.
Before that, apply aloe-vera gel on your hair and massage the hair and scalp for 25 to 30 minutes. Leave this gel on your hair for a few minutes. (30 minutes).
Steam your hair using a towel. Take hot water and a deep towel in that water, then wait for the towel to warm up and apply this towel to your hair. This will help you smooth your hair.
Then apply Amla, Shikkai and Reetha water to wash your hair.
Avoid eye water and massage your scalp and wash your hair properly with this water. If your hair is very long, increase the water to wash your hair properly.
In this way, you can regularly take care of yourself this way and see the results and you will see better results on your hair. After some time the dandruff will disappear and your hair will be much healthier.