Anti-dandruff treatments straight from your kitchen


Dandruff is a common problem affecting a lot of people. One can make use of anti-dandruff shampoos, alternatively, the use of homemade treatments straight from your kitchen are proven to give just as effective results as that of store bought shampoos.

6 items from your kitchen that help to reduce dandruff:  

  1. Tea tree oil: to give your shampoo a boost, add a few drops of tea tree oil to it
  2. Baking soda: with wet hair and hands, rub baking soda to your scalp and rinse off
  3. Apple cider vinegar: Mix equal part water and apple cider vinegar in a cup, add to a spray bottle and spritz on your scalp. Wrap your head in a towel and let sit for 15 minutes to an hour, and then wash your hair as usual. Do this twice a week for affective results
  4. Lemon juice: massage 2 tablespoons lemon juice into your scalp and rinse with water. Then stir 1 teaspoon lemon juice into 1 cup water and rinse your hair with it. Repeat this daily until your dandruff disappears
  5. Salt: The abrasiveness of ordinary table salt works great for scrubbing out dandruff flakes before you shampoo. Grab a saltshaker and shake some salt onto your dry scalp. Then work it through your hair, giving your scalp a massage
  6. Olive oil:  An overnight olive oil soak is a folk remedy for dandruff. Massage about 10 drops into your scalp and cover with a shower cap overnight. Follow your regular shampoo routine in the morning.


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