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Dandruff is a scalp problem which can get the hell out of you. It is the condition in which the scalp has dead skin cells causing itchy scalp. If you have dandruff in your hair, then I am sure your love for black dresses is almost dead. My sincere advice to you is that tackle dandruff as soon as you feel it. Let us discuss some basic reasons of having a scalp with dandruff.

1-    Stress- Stress is something that is too common. Stress has many negative impacts on the health of the individuals. One of such impacts is dandruff. The only way to get rid of it is to handle your stress and strengthen your immune system. For doing so, you can perform exercises, use essential oils, yoga, etc. Eating a balanced diet also helps a lot.

2-    Shampoo technique- This is another reason which causes dandruff. When we wash our hair in haste, the shampoo residues stay back in the hair. These chemical substances lead to dandruff and itchy scalp.  Sometimes not washing hair frequently makes the scalp greasy and dirty. So wash your scalp properly in order to get rid of dandruff.

3-    Fungus- Yeast and fungus can cause dandruff on our scalp. Sun and heat eliminate the fungus. This is one reason due to which an individual gets an itchy scalp with dandruff during winters more than summers. There are many medicinal shampoos that can help you in such situations. You can also you tea tree oil which works amazingly well due to its antifungal properties.

  We have known about the reasons causing dandruff. Now let me tell you how to get rid of dandruff naturally. Use the following products for a healthy, dandruff free scalp.

1-    Vinegar- Dry and itchy skin can be easily treated with vinegar. It helps in removing dandruff causing fungus. Just mix 2 tablespoons of vinegar with 4 to 5 ounces of water and apply it on the scalp. Let it stay for half an hour and then wash your head.

2-    NeemNeem is a herb that has great antibacterial and anti-fungal qualities. This age old remedy works like magic on dandruff and itchy scalp. Boil some neem leaves in water and mix this neem water with ordinary water. Now wash your scalp with this mixture. The regular use of this mixture will give you a dandruff free scalp.

3-    Lemon juice and curd- The combination of lemon juice and curd is totally beneficial for eliminating dandruff from our scalp. Lemon juice is rich in citric acid which drives off dandruff causing bacteria out of the scalp. Curd gives a cool and moisturising relief to the scalp. You need a half cut lemon and a bowl of curd. Squeeze the lemon in curd and mix it well. Apply this mixture on the scalp and leave it for 10 minutes. Wash it off with shampoo properly.

The above-given remedies are very effective. Try them regularly for a healthy scalp. 

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