A big problem of our hair - Dandruff , it's causes and How to get ridof ?

Dandruff is a thing that you want to hide but it is very  hard to hide  that you have dandruff. And Sometimes even you  wouldn’t  realize that  others peoples are observing your hair and the traces or flakes of dandruff that makes you scratch your scalp every now and then. Dandruff is the shedding of dead skin in form of flakes from your scalp and it is a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis, this is a skin condition marked by large yellow or white  scales, redness and inflammation of the scalp, irritation and itching.
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You all know that every second person have dandruff, it  is a common disorder and around 50% of the population keeps getting it. The reason or causes are simple. 

What are the causes of dandruff ?

- Lack of  Proper Care and combing 

If you are  do not care your hair properly than it causes dandruff . If you want  to stay away from dandruff so do the proper care of your hair and you should make it an essential part of your routine. Do combing or brushing daily. Irregular and improper hair combing or  brushing can gradually lead to dandruff. It is a common reason for  causing dandruff and other hair problems.
When you are combing or brushing your hair, it helps you to remove the dead skin skin from your scalp.However, if you  do not  combing your hair the dead skin are not removed and stick to your scalp. Eventually this deposition of dead skin develops into dandruff.

-Your Dry Skin 

If you have a dry skin often get dandruff, this is a usual problem for this skin type and especially during the winter days when their skin tends to get drier.

-Lack and improper way of Shampooing

Lack of doing shampooing can causes to dandruff. Shampooing helps to removes the dead skin, dirt and excess oil accumulations from your scalp.
Improper way of shampooing leads to deposition of dead skin cells and oil in your scalp .

-Yeast Allergy

Yeast is a fungi spore like that lives in our atmosphere. If you are allergic to yeast than you can easily get dandruff on your head.

-Other Diseases Can causes Dandruff

Other Certain health conditions can often result in dandruff formation are poor immunity, heart diseases, strokes, seborrheic dermatitis or Parkinson’s diseases .

- Malassezia

Malassezia is a natural and harmless fungus that grows on our skin.And it multiplies faster in areas that are oilier.Our scalp have lots of oil glands where this fungus grows rapidly and blocks the sebaceous glands which lead to itching, inflammation and dandruff.

-Improper or deficient Diet

Deficiency of  vitamins, zinc and fats in our diet can lead to dandruff.


Stress is a major causes for several issues which also includes skin problems and as well as hair problems.If you are taking too much stressed it can encourage the growth of dandruff. 

How to Get Rid of Dandruff ? 

Dandruff is natural and harmless. So, you can treat at home and get rid of dandruff without a any prescription. The things you mostly do it at your home when you get irritated with this problem .The two common and simple ways to get started are –

1. Brushing or combing  

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First ,Brush your hair from scalp down to tip of your hair with steadily . By this, the brush helps to remove deposit dead skin and also carry extra oil from your scalp. This process of brushing helps to clear your scalp.
2. Use a good dandruff shampoo 

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Second,try good dandruff shampoo, all dandruff shampoos are not the same. Some have different active ingredients like Coal tar preparations (Denorex Therapeutic Protection, Neutrogena T/Gel, Scytera) ,Pyrithione zinc (Selsun Blue for Itchy Dry Scalp, Neutrogena T/Gel Daily Control Dandruff Shampoo, Head & Shoulders) ,Salicylic acid and sulfur (Sebex, Sebulex) ,Salicylic acid (Neutrogena T/Sal ), Selenium sulfide (Dandrex, Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength, Selsun), Ketoconazole (Extina, Nizoral A-D, Xolegel)

When you shampooing your hair , rub your scalp well and leave the shampoo for 5- 8 minutes. And also Check the directions on the bottle of shampoo. Rinse thoroughly. Shampooing your hair twice or even thrice in a weak. You may need to change between types of shampoo because later using one type it loses its effectiveness.