It seems at times, that even your scalp is out to get you. Your hair can be perfect for months, and then the minute a perfect date comes along – bang, its snow city! Well, fear no more. These dandruff-destroying tricks will keep your hair beautiful and flake-free, without the need to use Head and Shoulders religiously for an eternity.
Coconut oil is has anti-fungal properties, of which makes this home remedy is an easy yet effective way to rid your head of those pesky flakes. Simply take some coconut oil and add some lemon juice (usually half the amount of lemon juice to the coconut oil. Massage into your scalp, and after 15 minutes rinse your hair. Repeat this technique twice each week until you are happy.
This product is probably more useful in ridding dandruff than conventional anti-dandruff shampoos. Not only does white vinegar put a stop to unattractive head-scratching, but it also prevents the growth of fungus that causes this head stress. Mix together 3xwater, to 2xwhite vinegar, to one part olive oil. Massage onto your scalp, leave for 10-15 minutes, then rinse. Repeat this process twice each week until you are satisfied.
This food product has many benefits outside of the kitchen. In the case of dandruff, this little gem helps in several ways: It restores the pH balance of the scalp, preventing fungal growth, works as a mild exfoliant and soaks up any excess oil. On wet hair, simply massage a small handful onto the scalp, and leave for several minutes. Following this, rinse your hair well, but do not shampoo your hair for the remainder of the day. Repeat this process once per week for a couple of weeks, and you will be amazed at the results.