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3 great tips for getting rid of dandruff
When it comes to getting beautiful hair, nothing throws a spanner in the works more than dandruff. Whether you suffer from the problem regularly, or only get dandruff now and then, it can cause embarrassment and be difficult to get rid of.
With Christmas just around the corner most people will want to ensure they look their best for any parties or family gatherings that are imminent. Unfortunately, dandruff can make you self-conscious and can also ruin any hard work you put into selecting your outfit and getting yourself ready.
Luckily there are some simple things that you can do to help lessen the appearance of dandruff, which will leave you ready for Christmas parties but could also benefit you in the long run.
Wash hair regularly
Dandruff isn't caused by your hair; it is actually your scalp. The flakes that characterise dandruff are dead skin cells that build up on your scalp. These can be made worse if you don't wash your hair regularly, as oil, dirt and products can add to the build-up.
It is important to ensure that you wash your hair properly but that you don't dry out or damage your scalp.
While you should use anti-dandruff formulations when it comes to shampoo and conditioner, harsh variations and strong chemicals can be far from beneficial. These can actually dry your scalp out more, which will result in more flakes.
Instead, use gentler shampoos that contain natural oils. You should wash your hair everyday with these until the flakes subside. Once the flakes are under control, wash your hair every two to three days.
You should also be careful not to scratch the scalp, massage it with your fingertips instead. This will avoid damage and also help to boost blood flow and reduce the formation of dandruff and dry skin.
Brush your hair
Brushing through your hair carefully after you've washed it will help to ensure that all the oils produced by your scalp are evenly distributed. This can help to avoid a dry scalp, remove any stubborn flakes and result in a healthier scalp and hair.
It is important to make sure you brush your hair gently when it is wet as it will be more prone to breakage. Use a wide-toothed comb or natural brush that will let you brush your hair thoroughly without breaking it.
When brushing your hair after washing, start at the scalp and brush through all your hair and across your entire head. You don't want to scratch your scalp, but you need to ensure that you have brushed all of your head for the best result.
Use hair oil
Regular use of a good natural hair oil, such as Fushi's Really Good hair Oil, will help to condition both your scalp and hair. Not only will this promote healthier skin, it will also ensure your hair is strong and looks beautiful.
Really Good Hair Oil includes a wide range of oils that beneficial for both the hair and scalp, but when it comes to dandruff it also includes a herb called neem. This herb is great for promoting a healthier scalp and keeping dandruff at bay.
You should use a hair oil regularly to help balance out the production of natural oils in your scalp and to keep the skin moisturised. This will cut down on the appearance of flakes and give your hair an instant sheen, meaning it is more than ready for that Christmas party.
- Which is the best oil for hair growth and thickness?Thank you Emiliano for your comment. In this blog we are referring more to oils, more so than butters and while we agree with you Shea is an excellent emollient for hair, it's consistency is more buttery and it is used more as a leave-in remedy to smooth hair texture. We have suggested Coconut oil as it helps slow down hair loss by penetrating deep into your hair shaft to prevent protein loss, which in turn prevents breakage. When applied to your scalp, it simultaneously moisturises and removes build-up around your hair follicles to encourage hair growth and is one of base oils always used in Ayurveda for hair treatments. As this post is more focused for hair and not for skin, the comedogenic scale applies to skin/pores and not hair follicles. Thank you again for your feedback.
- Which is the best oil for hair growth and thickness?Hello Zu, yes hair loss can be very stressful and this in turn amplifies the cause almost.. Perhaps with Covid, your system may have been depleted of nutrients and fighting the virus can take its toll on your immune system, so sometimes our hair and skin suffer when we have been ill. We really believe in oils for scalp massage as the best way to revive the growth and help regenerate the follicles. It may be also worth at looking at internal supplements and making sure you are getting enough of omega oils, perhaps plant based such as nuts and seeds in your diet. For external oil treatment, would recommend the Really Good Hair oil which we create with Brahmi, this herb is known to help bring the scalp back to health and improve growth. Biotin is also a good vitamin to take as a supplement to help with hair growth so do look into that. So hope these tips will be helpful for you.
- Which is the best oil for hair growth and thickness?I, am very surprised that your article did not include Organic Shea Butter and that coconut oil, is your number one choice for hair growth and thickness. According to the comedogenic scale, coconut oil, has a rating of (4), on a scale from (0), to (5), on clogging your pores. Why would anyone put coconut oil, on their hair or skin knowing the pores will get clogged up. Shea Butter, on the other hand has a (0), rating on the comedogenic scale, which is great for dry hair and skin and won't clog up your pores.
- Which is the best oil for hair growth and thickness?Thank you for your very informative article. I suffered COVID in December, 2020, and in February I started experience extreme hair loss and all my hair jus falls like a person who is under going Chemo therapy. It's very depressing. Had to cut off all my hair and even the little that is left is falling off daily not sure what to do. Please suggest something.
- Carrot Oil for Face Hello :) You can use carrot oil only in small drops on your skin in the morning/during the day since it is highly potent. Carrot oil is rich in vitamins and is a very effective moisturiser. You can also mix a few drops of Carrot Oil with your favorite face cream. You can do that at least twice a week or include it in your daily skincare routine. Hope this helps.
- Carrot Oil for Face Can I use the carrot oil in the day time? Because I am using Vitamin c serum in the night. Please advise. Thanks