The most embarrassing that could happen to any of us girls is the falling of those pesky white flakes while we are out for a party or a meeting. A common scalp disorder, no one likes to have an itchy head as one is constantly looking for ways to get rid of this issue. Also, known as seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff is a result of dry scalp, oily skin, fungal or bacterial infection and other such factors.

Coconut oil: Due to its anti fungal properties, coconut oil moisturizes the scalp, eliminates dandruff and provides relief from itching. It’s advisable to mix coconut oil and lemon juice and apply the mixture an hour before going for shower.

Tea Tree Oil: Another oil that is excellent in fighting fungal and bacterial infections is tea tree oil which significantly helps you get rid of dandruff.  All you need to do is add a few drops of tea tree oil to your shampoo and wash your hair normally.

Baking soda: This most used product from your kitchen helps you get rid of dandruff in an easy way. Reducing fungi baking soda acts as a scrub, removing all the dead cells and giving you an itch-free scalp. All you need to do is wet your hair and massage it with baking soda and rinse it without using shampoo.

Apple cider vinegar: Making it harder for yeast to grow, Apple Cider Vinegar changes the pH of your scalp and is a good home remedy to get rid of dandruff. Just mix apple cider vinegar in water and spray it on your scalp and wrap your scalp with a towel for 15 minutes and the rinse it off. White vinegar is also used in treating dandruff as it prevents dandruff causing fungus and bacteria.

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Lemon: Containing acid fighting fungi and balancing pH of your scalp, lemons help you keep dandruff at bay. Just mix one teaspoon of lemon in one cup of water and rinse your hair with it.

Poor eating habits, dry skin, and stress and rough brushing and shampooing too can cause dandruff and other hair conditions to develop, so hence it’s recommended that you eat well, sleep well and live a stress free life to look and feel good always.