Get Rid Off Dandruff.
Dandruff is one of the most annoying thing, you want to get rid off right ?. Many research have been done on dandruff. But actual cause of the dandruff is still unclear. Some theories suggests, breakdown of scalps natural lipid barrier is the main cause of dandruff. Leaving it more exposed to infection by the microscopic yeast, that is commonly found in the scalp. When the yeast overgrows, it leads to an inflammatory response. That kills off scalp cells at a high rate. Which turns in to sticky patches and flakes.
Symptoms of dandruff.
- White or clear flakes on the scalp, through the hair, and on clothing.
- Oily looking flakes of dead skin on your shoulders and head.
- Itchy scalp which may be red and inflamed.
Teens tend to develop dandruff when they hit puberty. As sebum production is high during this period, their hygiene habits needs improvement. Also stress, poor diet and poor hygiene, also leads to dandruff.
How to treat dandruff.
With slight modification to your lifestyle, you can eliminate dandruff. Use below easy and effective tips to treat your dandruff.
- Avoid high sugar and starch foods.
- Cleansing your scalp and hair.
- Apply Conditioner.
- Head Massage.
- Brush your hair daily.
- Keep your hands clean after brushing.
Consuming high sugar foods also increases the chances of dandruff. Excess sugar in the diet worsens yeast infection. Reduce your sugar intake, avoid foods with high sugar and starch.
Use mild shampoos to clean your hair. Massage your scalp thoroughly with your fingertips during shampooing. This removes any dead skin flakes and reduces the infection. Wash your hair regularly until you see good results.
Apply protective hair conditioner to of hair only. Avoid conditioner on your scalp, if not it can clog pores and delays skin healing process.
Gentle massaging your scalp several times a day with fingers, increases blood supply to scalp, and loosens the dead skin flakes.
You need to brush your hair regularly, this loosens your scalp and simulates blood supply to scalp. Which in turn decreases the infection on scalp. Brushing also increases the smooth flow of sebum along the hair shaft.
Clean your hands thoroughly after brushing. Fungal infections of the skin are highly contagious.Also keep your brush clean, as the fungal infection can affect other part of the body.
With slight modification in lifestyle and with these easy tips you can get rid off your annoying dandruff. If you like this post please share it with friends and families.