5 Hacks to get rid of dandruff
These 5 hacks to get rid of dandruff will surely help you achieve a healthy scalp and eliminate the itchiness.
This problem may come from different factors.
Based on the article published on the site of Metropolitan, one can have dandruff because of dry scalp, a skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, or more commonly an overgrowth of a yeast-like fungus called malassezia.
If shampoo with anti-dandruff label does not work on you anymore, here are the 5 hacks that could help you.
Mix mouthwash with an equal amount of water in a spray bottle. Sprinkle the mixture on your scalp after shampoo and conditioner. According to Reader’s Digest, the anti-fungal properties of mouthwash prevent dandruff-causing yeast from growing.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Mix equal amount of apple cider vinegar and water, massage the mixture onto your scalp and let it stay for 5-7 minutes, then rinse. Repeat the procedures for 7-10 days. Apple cider vinegar is known to have anti-fungal properties. This will help kill the fungus on your scalp and give relief from itchiness.
Tea Tree Oil
Combine a few drops of five percent tea tree oil to your shampoo. Based on a study, improve the flaky situation in your locks.
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera gel is recommended for dandruff which is a result of having seborrheic dermatitis. This product is widely available in supermarkets but you can make your own from the plant.
Aspirin hair mask
Crush and grind two tablets of aspirin into a fine powder and mix them into your shampoo. Let the hair mask stay 1 to 2 minutes, rinse it well. Apply shampoo again without aspirin.