Dandruff weakens the roots of hair.The the hair starts to fall off.The dandruff if not removed will stick on to the scalp and block the air flow to the roots of the hair.Thus it weakens the hair and leads to loss of hair.Do not comb wet hair.Use a wide mouthed comb for removing tangles.Always comb your hair and get rid of tangles before bed time.Do not share combs as dandruff is contagious.Dandruff is nothing but dead cells.
Dandruff is of two types –
Medicated shampoos are also available to get rid of dandruff.Anti-dandruff shampoos are also available.Cleanliness of hair prevents occurrence of dandruff.Shampoo your hair atleast twice a week.Use only a good brand of shampoo.In case you are suddenly developing pimples on your forehead,it is because of flakes of dandfuff falling on the forehead.
Steps to get rid of dandruff:
1.Make a paste of amla powder(gooseberry powder) with water and apply on the hair..Keep it on the hair for about 20 minutes and wash it off.
2.Take a small bowl and add six tbsp of water.To this add two tbsp of vinegar and apply on the scalp.Apply a shower cap or wrap a towel on your head to protect your pillow.You need to leave this on your scalp overnight.Wash it off the next morning.Repeat this once a week till dandruff disappears.
3.Apply almond oil on your hair and steam bathe your hair by dipping your towel in boiling water and then wrapping it on your hair.Repeat this four or five times every time the towel becomes cold.
4.Take a spoonful of lemon juice and mix it with two tbsp of vinegar and massage on the scalp.Wash this off with a shampoo.
5.Egg based shampoos work great against dandruff.
6.In a small bowl mix together one tbsp of almond oil and one tbsp of pure sulphur and add in surgical spirit.Now to this add 4 tbsp of distilled water or rose water and apply on your scalp.Wash it off later.
7.Egg whites also can be applied on hair to get rid of dandruff.Wash it off with a shampoo.