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Dandruf Cure - Causes, Treatment and Remedies for Curing it

Dandruf is an enemy of the hair. It weakens the roots. Consequently, hair start falling off. This is a kind of contagious disease. Dandruf sticks on the skin of the scalp in a cake form and block free flow of air to the hair roots. As a result, hair become weak at the roots and loosen their hold. Using the comb, soap or brush of a man suffering from dandruf is dangerous as it is contagious.

What is dandruf?

The cells underneath our skin are constantly undergoing changes. The dead cells fall on the skin, which are known as dandruf. If your hair are gripped by fast changes it is better to consult a doctor. dandruf is of two kinds - dry and oily. Dry dandruf causes itch, while oily dandruf remains sticking to the scalp.

Dandruf Treatment

There are many ways and means of treating dandruf. The best treatment for dandruf is to wash hair regularly with a mild shampoo. Some doctors also recommend the use of anti-fungal agents for the treatment of dandruf, but this remedy is quite controversial. dandruf, is best treated with a specific anti-dandruf shampoo. To reduce flaking, gently shampoo your hair using the pads of your finger and try not to starch.

Getting rid of Dandruf - Dandruf Cure

There are two ways of treating Dandruf: either the scales are removed as quickly as they are fonned, or the formation of scales is suppressed. Shampooingis a good way to rapidly remove the scales. To be effective, the washing should be thorough and frequent. Application of oils temporarily improves the appearance of a scaly scalp because the scales stick to the scalp and are less visible. But oils tend to nullify the effect of shampooing to a considerable extent and are best avoided if you are suffering from Dandruf.

Medicated shampoos are very popular; these may contain selenium sulphide, zinc pyrithione or coaltar. These agents decrease the production of scales in addition to removing the
scales. Cortico steroid applications are also very effective in reducing the production of scales and are used for severe Dandruf. But the most important aspect of treatiig Dandruf is that the medications should be used regularly till you out grow the problem.

Dandruff Home Remedies - Curing dandruff at your sweet home

  1. Massage the scalp with almond oil and steam bathe your hair. Steam bath is taken by dipping the towel in boiling water and wrapping it around the hair, like a turban. Do not let the corners of your towel be wet, so that you can hold them. When your towel gets cold repeat it thrice or four times. Steaming opends the scalp pores and increases the capacity of the hair to absorb oil at its roots.
  2. You can also take a spoon full of lemon juice . Mix it with two spoon full of vinegar and massage the mixture on the scalp. Wash your hair with an egg shampoo.
  3. Oil hair well before going to bed. Next morning mix 1 tspn  of limejuice with ½ tspn salt. Rub the mixture on the scalp with the peel of a lime turned inside out. Leave for 1 hour before shampooing.
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