Did you just notice some white flakes on your hair or shoulder? This is dandruff. Though not serious scalp condition, if left untreated, can damage your hair. If you are seeking for relief, here are the 5 ways or solution for how to get rid of dandruff in winter. These are effective and easy to follow home remedies that you must try.
I don’t think I really need to tell you much about the terrible experience when you have dandruff because; every one of us, at some or the other time has experienced this woe. The cold air takes a toll on the hair leaving the scalp extremely dry, leading to this problem. Along with irritation and itching, it can cause serious hair fall and hence we just can’t overlook. So, this winter, take preventing/curing dandruff as a challenge which you can win following a proper hair care regime. So, here is what you can do.
5 Ways to Get Rid of Dandruff in Winter
Hot oil treatment
Dandruff is more often the result of scalp dryness. So, oiling is a must to regain the moisture. For hot oil treatment, you need to make a mixture of coconut, olive, and almond oil, all in the same quantity, in a container. Heat a bowl of water, remove from flame and place the oil container. Once the mixture is warm, you can massage it gently into your scalp and hair with the help of your palm and figures. Leave it overnight and the next morning wash off with mild herbal shampoo. Follow this every time you take a head bath or twice a week.
Tea Tree Oil Treatment
Tea Tree Oil has an excellent effect in treating dandruff. This has a therapeutic effect, hence never use it directly on scalp or hair, instead mix it with olive or coconut oil, and apply this mixture before going to bed. Next day, wash off with a mild shampoo. Follow this routine twice a week and you will see the change.
Apply Lemon Juice
Lemon juice contains vitamin C and has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Applying this half an hour before shampooing can remove dandruff in very short duration.
Apply Baking soda
Baking soda has properties to clean up dirt an extra build up and hence using it on the scalp can unblock the pores, bringing back the natural moisture. Apply baking soda in wet hair, rub the scalp gently, and rinse off.
Fenugreek seeds have many health benefits. It can also be used to treat dandruff. Soak a half cup of fenugreek in water and leave it overnight. In the morning, strain the water and keep it aside. Use the seeds to make a paste, apply it on the scalp, leave this for 30 minutes, and wash off. After shampooing your hair, use the water that was kept aside for final rinse. Repeat this every time you wash your hair for faster result.
Though dandruff is more common during the winter days, you can get it anytime. So, you need to have a thorough hair care routine to have a healthy mane.