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46 Homemade Tricks To Get Rid Of Dandruff At Home




Another name for dandruff is seborrhoea which affects the scalp of both the old and young. If not treated properly can result in skin problems like acne and pimples.

Dandruff comes in two forms that are if the scalp is too dry it can result in dandruff, and if the scalp is too oily can also result in dandruff.

A scalp is said to have dandruff when it is itchy and release some flakes, it is said to be caused by the following
Stress

Dry skin

Improper brushing or shampooing the hair

Wrong diet plan

Using hair products that affect the scalp

Dandruff can also be cured using some homemade tips as listed below

The Use Of Fenugreek

Fenugreek seeds can be used to cure dandruff at home.

Procedure

Get some fenugreek seeds

Soak them in water till the next morning

Drain the water, and mash the seeds to a smooth paste

Apply the paste on your scalp

Leave it on for an hour

Wash it off with a shampoo.
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The Use Of Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil works well in eliminating dandruff because it is enriched with strong anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. Note that tea tree oil can be very dangerous to those who have sensitive skin type, so if you fall into this class you need to use a carrier oil to dilute the oil before usage.

Procedure

Get a bottle of tea tree oil

Pour this oil evenly on your scalp

Leave it on for 5 minutes

Use your shampoo and water to wash it off.

The Use Of Curd

Using this method can be very messy but it works wonderfully well.

Procedure

Get some curd

Apply it to your scalp

Leave it on for an hour

Rinse it off with water and shampoo.

The Use Of Baking Soda

Baking soda is known as a good exfoliant that helps in removing dead skin cells which will also remove the scaling part in dandruff skin whereby reducing itching.
Using it for the treatment of dandruff is quick and easy because it is enriched with antifungal properties.

Procedure

Make your hair wet

Get some baking soda

Add some directly to your hair

Leave it for an hour

Wash off with water and shampoo.

The Use Of Baking Soda Mixed With Lemon And Apple Cider Vinegar

Procedure

Get some apple cider vinegar, baking soda and fresh lemon

Add all to a bowl and mix well

Apply this mixture to your scalp

Leave it on for an hour

Wash your hair with water and shampoo

Use the apple cider vinegar as your hair conditioner for best results.

The Use Of Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is known for its wonderful works on the skin and is used in the production of cosmetics, lotions and skin ointments.

Aloe vera works well on different skin treatment even on dandruff due to its antifungal and antibacterial properties and can also be used to protect your scalp from dandruff infection.

Procedure

Get aloe vera leaf

Remove the gel

Apply it directly to your scalp

Leave it on for some minutes

Wash off with water and shampoo.

The Use Of The Mixture Of Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Yogurt And Honey

The mixture of these four ingredients can make a wonderful paste in the curing of dandruff, as coconut oil is enriched with natural proteins that can help your hair while honey is enriched with antimicrobial properties which are needed for the cure.

Procedure

Get some honey, olive oil, yogurt, and coconut oil

Mix well in a bowl to form a paste
Apply it to your hair from the root

Massage your hair with your fingers for 10 minutes

Leave it on for 30 minutes

Wash off with water and shampoo

Dry your hair and apply coconut oil to your hair.

Do this in the morning before taking your bath and do not wash your hair more than twice so as not to strip your hair of moisture.

The Use Of Coconut Oil And Lemon Juice

The mixture of these two ingredients works well as coconut oil gives your hair the needed nourishment while the lemon juice deals with dandruff easily.

Procedure

Get some coconut oil

Heat at low temperature, remove and add some lemon juice

Apply this mixture to your hair

Use your fingers to massage it well

Leave it on for 20 minutes

Wash off with water and shampoo.

The Use Aspirin

Salicylic acid is one of the primary acid presents in aspirin which is enriched with anti-inflammatory properties.

Also, this acid helps to loosen flakes caused by dandruff to remove it easily, and helps to eliminate scaly skin.

Procedure

Get some aspirin tablets

Grind it to get a smooth blend

Mix the powder to your shampoo

Apply this shampoo to your hair

Leave it on for 5 minutes

Wash with water and do this before taking your bath in the morning.

Use Of Apple Cider Vinegar
                         
Apple cider vinegar can also be used as a natural homemade remedy for the treatment of dandruff because apple cider vinegar is a good an exfoliant which will help to remove dead skin on your scalp.

Also, it will help to stabilize the pH level of the skin by decreasing the growth of the fungus responsible for dandruff.

Procedure

Get some apple cider vinegar

Get some water in a bowl

Mix the two in a bowl

After washing your hair with shampoo and water

Add this mixture to your scalp

Use your fingers to massage it

Leave it on for some minutes

Wash it off with water.

The Use Of Neem Juice Extract
                                     
Neem is said to be enriched with anti-bacterial properties which will help to get rid of dandruff easily.

Procedure

Get some neem leaves

Put them in your food processor and crush to get a smooth paste

Apply this paste to your scalp

Leave it on for 15 minutes

Wash it off with water and shampoo.

OR

Get some neem leaves

Boil with water for ½ an hour

Apply the mixture to your scalp

Leave it on for some minutes

Wash off with water and shampoo.

The Use Of Olive Oil and Neem Juice

The combination of these two ingredients makes an amazing cure for dandruff.

Procedure

Get some dried neem leaves

Get a bottle of olive oil

Grind the neem leaves to a smooth powder

Pour this powder into a bowl and add some olive oil to form a paste

Apply this paste on your scalp

Leave it on for some minutes

Wash it off with water and shampoo and later use an hair conditioner.

The Use Of Neem Oil

In the case where you don’t see neem leaves, you can use the processed neem oil and you will get the same results.

Procedure

Get some neem oil

Get some olive oil

Mix the two oils together

Apply it to your scalp

Leave it on for some minutes

Wash it with water and shampoo.

The Use Of Multani Mitti

The use of Multani mitti does not only treat dandruff but also makes your hair silky and soft.

Procedure

Get some Multani mitti

Make a paste with Multani mitti, lemon juice, and water

Apply it on your scalp

Wash off with water and shampoo after 20 minutes of application.

The Use Of Listerine Mouthwash        

This works effectively in the treatment of dandruff because it is enriched with antifungal properties which help to destroy the yeast that triggers the growth of dandruff.

Procedure

Get a bottle of Listerine mouthwash

Get some water

Mix both in a bowl

After washing your hair with your regular shampoo

Use this mixture to rinse your hair.

The Use Of Mehndi Or Henna

Henna works well when mixed with lemon juice, this is because while lemon juice fights dandruff, henna makes your hair soft.

Procedure
 Head Spa, Este, Scalp Care, Head Massage
Get some henna and curd

Get some lemon juice and tea liquor

Mix all these ingredients together to form a paste

Apply the mixture to your scalp

Wash off well after 2 hours of application.

The Use Of Henna With Other Ingredients

Get some henna, tea powder, and lemon juice

Get some amla powder and hair oil

Pour all into a bowl to form a mixture

Apply this mixture on your scalp

Wash off after some minutes of application.

The Use Of Orange Peel

Orange peel works well due to its acidic nature which reduces excess oil which causes dandruff and triggers its treatment.

Procedure

Get some dried orange peels

Get some lemon juice

With the help of food processor, grind the orange peels to powder

Add the lemon juice to form a paste

Apply this mixture to your scalp

Wash off after some minutes of application.

The Use Of Banana And Apple Cider Vinegar

The mixture of these two ingredients make a great combo as the banana helps to enhance blood circulation and healthy skin because it is rich in B vitamins while the apple cider vinegar helps to fight against the growth of dandruff due to its anti fungi properties.

Procedure

Get a banana

Get some apple cider vinegar

Mash the banana with the apple cider vinegar to form a smooth paste

Apply this paste on your scalp

Wash off after some minutes of application.

The Use Of Fuller’s Earth

Fuller’s earth helps to enhance blood circulation while it helps to absorb the excess oil, dirt, and grease on your scalp which aids the treatment of dandruff.

Procedure

Get some fuller’s earth

Get some lemon juice

Get some water

Mix all together to form a paste

Apply it on your scalp

Wash off after some minutes of application.

The Use Of Baking Soda
                                
Baking soda works as an exfoliant which helps to decrease excess oil in your scalp which helps to cure dandruff.

Procedure

Get a can of baking soda

Make your hair wet

Rub the baking soda on your hair

Wash your hair after a minute of application.

Note that baking soda is not to be left on your hair for long so as not to dry out your hair.

The Use Of Yogurt And Pepper

Yogurt works well as they consist of bacteria that are friendly in nature which fights against the scalp scaling while black pepper is enriched with antifungal properties which work with yogurt to fight dandruff.

Procedure

Get some yogurt

Get some fresh ground black pepper

Mix the two together to form a paste
Apply the mixture to your scalp

Wash off after some minutes of application.

The Use Of Cedarwood Oil

Cedarwood oil is good has it has anti seborrheic properties which work in the treatment of dandruff.

Procedure

Get some cedarwood oil

Get some juniper oil

Get some cypress oil and carrier oil

Mix all the oils

Apply the mixture on the scalp

Wash the hair with shampoo and warm water after an hour of application

Mix the same mixture with water and use it as a rinse after washing your hair.


The Use Of Fenugreek

Fenugreek seeds are enriched with minerals and vitamins that help to treat dandruff.

Procedure

Get some fenugreek seeds

Get some hot water

With the help of a pestle, grind the seeds to powder

Soak it with hot water till the next morning

Strain water from the mixture the next day and use it to rinse your hair the next morning.

The Use Of Egg Yolks

Egg yolk is a good source of biotin which is needed for the treatment of dandruff.

Procedure

Get some egg yolks

Mix them in a bowl

Apply the mixture to your dry scalp

Use a plastic cap to cover your hair for some minutes

Use a shampoo to wash your hair twice to eliminate them odor.

The Use Of Egg Oil

Egg oil is also known as eyova which can be used to treat dandruff due to its good source of polyunsaturated omega 3 fatty acid. It does not only treat dandruff but also strengthen your hair.

Procedure

Get some eyova (egg oil)

Use this oil to massage your hair

Cover with a plastic cap and leave it till the next morning

With a good shampoo, wash your hair but apply the shampoo once to avoid your hair losing moisture.


The Use Of Olive Oil

Olive oil helps to moisturize your hair while treating dandruff, by avoiding flaking of your scalp. This happens as the oil loosen flakes from your scalp making them fall out on their own.

Also, it makes your hair and scalp healthy as it penetrates into it, absorb the scales in the affected areas and trigger fast healing.

Procedure

Get a bottle of olive oil

Make it warm

Apply it to your hair overnight

Cover your hair with a plastic cap

The next morning, wash it off with your shampoo.

Work On Your Stress Levels        

Stress is seen as a factor that triggers some skin conditions; this is because stress makes your immune system weak which will not allow it to fight against fungal infections which trigger dandruff.

Stress, as stated here, does not cause dandruff but it triggers it due to the itching and dryness it causes.

Stress can be controlled by engaging in some activities such as yoga, aromatherapy, deep breathing, and meditation.

Garlic

Garlic is embodied with a good amount of antifungal properties which will help to destroy them microbes that trigger dandruff in your scalp.

Procedure

Get some garlic cloves

Get some honey

Grind the cloves to a smooth paste

Add the honey to form a paste

Apply it to your scalp

Wash off after minutes with shampoo.

The Use Of Vinegar

The acid in the vinegar helps to destroy the bacteria and fungus that cause dandruff in the scalp. It also eliminates itching of the scalp whereby reducing flaking.
 Examination, Scalp, Hair, Head, Health
Procedure

Get some vinegar

Get some water

Boil the vinegar, remove from heat

Add water to it

Apply it to your scalp

After some minutes wash it off with shampoo
Always avoid vinegar from entering your eyes as this can cause irritations.

The Use Of Salt
                
Salt helps to treat dandruff due to its abrasive nature which will remove flakes and aid healing.

Procedure

Get some table salt

Rub this salt on your dry scalp

Use your fingers to massage your hair well

Wash it off with shampoo after some minutes.

The Use Of Lemon Juice And Curd (yogurt)

The combination of these two ingredients help to cure dandruff due to the antimicrobial properties lemon possesses with the citric acid which aids fast healing of dandruff.

Procedure

Get some lemon juice

Get some yogurt

Mix the two together to form a paste

Apply the paste on your scalp

Wash off after some minutes of application with a shampoo.

The Use Of Baby Oil

This helps to cure dandruff because it lacks fats that fungi can feed on.

Procedure

Get a bottle of baby oil

Apply it on your hair and massage well with your fingers

Cover your hair with plastic cap till the next day

Wash the next morning with a good shampoo.

The Use Of Castor Oil

Castor oil is rich in ricin and ricinoleic acid makes it antimicrobial in nature. It also helps your hair to be silky, healthy and shine as it cures dandruff.

Procedure

Get a bottle of castor oil

Make it warm before using to massage your hair

Cover it with a plastic cap till the next morning

The next morning, wash with shampoo.

But if you have a sensitive scalp, dilute it with a carrier oil such as olive oil, coconut oil etc.

The Use Of Apples Juice

Unripe apples are said to be rich with procyanidin which works well in the cure of hair problems like dandruff and also helps your hair to grow well.

Procedure

Get some unripe apple juice

Get some water

Mix the two in a bowl

Apply it on your scalp

Wash off after 15 minutes of application.

Beware not to add too much water so as not to decrease its concentration.

The Use Of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is enriched with fatty acids that make it a good regenerative source for your hair. It also works deep into your epidermis and cures dandruff well.

Procedure

Get a bottle of coconut oil

Wash your hair with shampoo

Instead of hair conditional apply coconut oil

Wash off after some minutes.

The Use Of Lemon Juice And Coconut Oil

Unstable pH levels are among the factors that cause dandruff which lemon juice will work in helping to stabilize the pH levels of your scalp while coconut oil helps to strengthen your hair with its antibacterial properties.

Procedure

Get some coconut oil

Get some lemon juice

Mix the two together to form a paste

Apply it on your scalp and cover it with a plastic cap till the next day

In the morning, wash it with shampoo.

The Use Of Ginger

Ginger is embodied with some anti-inflammatory properties which help to enhance your hair growth. The presence of volatile oil in ginger works well in the cure of dandruff.

Procedure

Get some ginger root

Get some sesame oil

Grate the ginger roots and use a cloth to squeeze to bring out the oil

Mix the two together and apply it on your scalp

Massage well with your fingers

Leave it for some minutes and wash with shampoo.

The Use Of Basil Leaves

Basil leaves is a natural remedy which helps to cure dandruff because of its anti fungal and anti bacterial properties it possesses. It also helps to strengthen your scalp.

Procedure

Get some basil leaves

Get some amla powder

Get a bowl of water

Grind the basil leaves to form a paste

Mix all these ingredients together to get a smooth paste

Apply it on your scalp

Wash off after some minutes of application.

The Use Of Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil treats dandruff by keeping your hair hydrated whereby removing dry flakes and enhance hair growth due to its richness with vitamin E.

Procedure

Get a bottle of jojoba oil

Pour the oil on your palm and rub it to make it warm before applying it on your scalp

Massage your scalp for some minutes with it

Cover your hair with plastic cap for some time

Wash your hair.

The Use Of Lavender Oil

Lavender oil helps to calm and soothe the scalp due to its antifungal properties as it treats dandruff.

Procedure

Get a bottle of lavender oil

Get a bottle coconut oil, olive oil or almond oil

Mix lavender with any of the oils

Apply the oil on your scalp

After some minutes of application, rinse your hair.

The Use Of Green Tea
                                    
Catechins present in green tea has antifungal properties which help to treat dandruff while the polyphenols also in this tea are enriched with antioxidants which help to bring your hair health back.

Procedure

Get a cup of hot water

Get some bags of green tea bags

Steep the tea bags in the cup of hot water

Allow it to cool before applying it on your scalp

After some minutes, wash it off.

The Use Of Rosemary Oil

It promotes the circulation of blood in your scalp enhances hair growth, removes flakes from your hair and cures dandruff.

Procedure
              
Get a bottle of rosemary oil

Get a bottle of any carrier oil

Mix rosemary oil with any carrier oil of your choice

Apply it on your scalp and wrap it with a hot towel

After some minutes, unwrap the towel and rinse your hair.

The Use Of Fish Oil

Fish oil gives you omega 3 fatty acid and is enriched with anti-inflammatory properties which will help to cure dandruff.

Procedure

Get fish oil supplements

Visit your health provider for advice on how to take it.

The Use Of Witch Hazel

Witch hazel is known as a good antibacterial agent and astringent that will help to treat dandruff while it’s anti-inflammatory properties helps to relieve the itching of the scalp.

Procedure

Get a bottle of witch hazel

Get some water and a spray bottle

Mix witch hazel with water

Pour into a spray bottle

Use it to spray your scalp

Use your fingers to massage your hair for sometime

After some minutes, rinse your hair.

The Use Of Oregano Oil

Oregano oil helps to destroy the fungus that causes dandruff in your scalp due to its antifungal properties.

Procedure

Get a bottle of oregano oil

Get a bottle of shampoo

Mix the two together and use it to wash your hair.

Here are ways to prevent dandruff on your scalp

Always sleep well

Always cover your hair when traveling

Use a good shampoo for your kind of hair

Cover your hair while swimming

Do not expose your hair to direct rays of the sun.

Always brush your hair well

Use herbal products on your hair instead of harsh chemicals

Maintain personal hygiene.

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