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Updated December 23rd, 2023 at 11:19 IST

Resort to these remedies for dandruff-free hair in winter

From using Aloe vera to applying coconut oil, resort to these remedies for dandruff-free hair.

Resort to these remedies for dandruff-free hair in winter
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During winter, there is an extra need to take care of your hair and your scalp. It is essential to treat your hair just as well as you treat your skin. Winter means an increase in dandruff. For those who don’t know, Dandruff is itchy, white flakes of skin on your scalp that may cause discomfort. Nearly 50 per cent of the global population will experience dandruff at least once in their life.

If you are someone who is currently facing this issue, don't worry, we got you covered. Here are a few remedies to get rid of dandruff. 

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Coconut oil 

Coconut oil can be used as a natural remedy for dandruff. Known for its multiple health benefits, many research suggests that it can improve skin hydration, prevent dryness, and decrease inflammation. 

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Aloe vera treatment 

Aloe vera is high on antibacterial properties, which help in treating dandruff, especially during winter.  The cooling and hydrating effect of aloe vera gel helps in reducing dandruff and also keeps the scalp healthy. All you need to do is take fresh aloe vera gel and apply it on your scalp for about 20-30 minutes before shampooing. Do it at least twice or thrice a week to see better results.

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Use apple cider vinegar 

Apple cider vinegar, again, can be used as a natural remedy for dandruff. The vinegar’s acetic capacity is believed to help stimulate the shedding of dead skin cells on your scalp. Also, Apple cider vinegar can balance the pH of your skin to reduce fungal growth. This also helps in fighting dandruff. However, there are no studies to support these claims. 

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Fenugreek paste

This is one of the best remedies to cure dandruff. Mix 1 tablespoon of fenugreek seed powder and 1 tablespoon of triphala churna with yogurt. Next morning, apply this mixture as a mask. Keep it for an hour before washing it off with shampoo.

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Published December 23rd, 2023 at 10:03 IST

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