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Untreated dandruff and an itchy scalp could indirectly be causing your hair loss. On the flip side, hair regrowing medication like minoxidil may cause you to get dandruff in the first place. Fixing your dandruff problem may even alleviate hair loss, so it may be time to get to the root of the matter!
Ginger has enjoyed a cult-like status as a natural remedy. From ancient Chinese scriptures to traditional Ayurvedic practices, ginger is mentioned everywhere. And for good...
Dandruff is easy or hard to manage based on its root cause. While dry flakes go away post winter season, dandruff due to oily skin, psoriasis, or fungal growth require more efforts. To avoid dandruff buildup, follow healthy practices like washing hair regularly, avoiding product residue in hair, and eating right. Treating dandruff problems on time can prevent further issues.
Improved hair growth, reduced hair fall, conditioned hair, reduced dandruff and a healthy scalp are some of the benefits of using henna hair mask periodically. It also acts as a natural hair dye and has been used for thousands of years by people from various countries such as India and Egypt. This hair treatment is equally beneficial for those with dry hair or oily scalp.
Yogurt can promote healthy hair. Applying yogurt and lemon can fight dandruff. Yogurt with egg whites and olive oil can hydrate your strands. A mask of yogurt and banana can tame frizzy hair while a mask of yogurt and strawberries can prevent oily scalp. A paste of yogurt and fenugreek powder can prevent hair loss.
Instead of using commercial hair care treatments, which often contain harsh chemicals that can damage your hair, try egg masks instead. Combine them with yogurt for a nourishing hair mask or with castor oil for stimulating blood circulation in your scalp. Other options you can try are with aloe vera, coconut oil, lemon juice, or vinegar. Do these egg masks at least once in 3 weeks for faster results.
Dandruff is a common health condition where the skin on the scalp turns dry and flaky, shedding itself from time to time. These dry,...
For centuries, fenugreek has been used as a traditional remedy for hair loss. On the skin, it fights dandruff and irritation, so you won't keep scratching and breaking hair. This spice even protects the skin because of its anti-aging effects. To benefit from fenugreek, make a hair mask with its seeds and water. Add peppermint essential oil to boost circulation and hair growth. For extra hydration, mix fenugreek with coconut milk.
Who doesn’t dream of long, lustrous hair shining with health? But hair like that needs all the gentle and loving care it can get....
Massage your scalp with any of these: onion juice, garlic paste mixed with honey, honey mixed with water (80-20 ratio), fresh aloe vera gel, tea tree oil, lemongrass oil mixed with grapeseed oil, amla juice, or a paste of hibiscus leaves. These inhibit the dandruff-causing fungus Malasezzia, and some of these also nourish the scalp with minerals like sulfur or healthy amino acids.
Apricot seeds are an uncommon snack but they do pack a punch on the health front. They can help increase immunity, stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce blood pressure, treat irritable bowel syndrome, reduce dandruff, and treat acne. The seeds also have antioxidant properties and act as an anti-inflammatory. They contain compounds which were once studied as an effective cancer treatment but were banned because of their potential toxicity.
From fighting off dandruff and restoring hair damaged by chlorine discoloration to treating sunburns, cold sores, and calluses – there are now more reasons for you to want to keep some aspirin handy. However, do not overuse treatments with aspirin as this may burn your skin and cause or aggravate irritation. It is also recommended to first check if you're allergic to aspirin before proceeding with these DIY beauty hacks.
Castor oil can replace multiple hair products. It contains ricinoleic acid, a compound that fights inflammation and fungal overgrowth, two causes of dandruff. The oil has also shown benefits for hair loss, conditioning, and frizziness. You can use it alone or make a serum with argan, jojoba, or grapeseed oils. As a carrier oil, castor also works as a base for essential oils that help hair growth.
Just like women, men too have their share of health issues ranging from hair loss to prostate cancer. While there are some serious issues...
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) can do much more than just play the role of a salad dressing. Among its many benefits, one of them...
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