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Coping with Dandruff

November 10, 2013

Listed below are some helpful ways to help you deal with your dandruff problem.

Massage – If you want your scalp to be well nourished you need to massage it at least once a week. This will help improve blood circulation in that area of the head.

Allergy – Allergy can also cause side effects such as dandruff. If this happens to you, avoid the product or food that you think is causing you this allergy symptom.  Use an anti-dandruff shampoo to rid yourself of the dandruff caused by your allergy.

Avoid or limit the use of styling chemicals and gels – There are hair-styling products in the market hat aggravate scalp dryness and hair oiliness that can lead to dandruff.  Therefore, it is in your best interest to avoid the use of these products if you want your dandruff problem to stop.

Diet – You can deal with dandruff problem very well if you change to a healthy diet. Attempt to eat nutritious and healthy foods every day that will enable your hair and scalp to be healthy and remain healthy. Foods that are particularly loaded with Vitamin B6 can be beneficial in helping reduce dandruff. You also need to have adequate and sound sleep and avoid stress at all times.

Dandruff control – You are doing right if you are washing your hair regularly using the proper shampoo.  The next step now is to take precautions to prevent your dandruff from spreading and make the problem worse. These precautions can include avoiding the itch as much as you can and to avoid scratching the scalp. In order not to make your dandruff more conspicuous wear white or light colored clothing that can cloak the flakes falling on your clothes.  If your dandruff problem worsens you may want to consult with your doctor or a dermatologist who can recommend some helpful remedies.

Selecting the right shampoo – Choosing the shampoo that best solves your dandruff problem is probably the most important factor in controlling this problem. The best shampoo for you is one that will help you keep dandruff away and make your scalp well nourished and moisturized.  A lot of shampoos available today unfortunately only worsen your dandruff problem by making your scalp even drier or hair oilier. You need to select a good anti-dandruff shampoo that can significantly reduce dandruff and keep your hair and scalp well nourished and moisturized.

Regular shampooing interval – If you shampoo with a regular shampoo and observe that your dandruff problem is only getting worse, you may need to switch to an anti-dandruff shampoo that you can use everyday to rid yourself of dandruff as quickly as possible. If you really have a severe dandruff issue, you may even need to use this type of shampoo twice a day. Depending on the severity and condition of your dandruff, you need to know how frequent you should shampoo your hair. You need to remember also that you need to rinse off the shampoo very well – rinse twice, if possible after shampooing your hair.


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