One of the most common causes of a flaky scalp is excessive heat. | Photo by Arun Sharma on Unsplash
Sugar is bad for both your skin and your hair. | Flickr
Drink more water- We often forget to drink water during the winter, which dehydrates the skin and hair, causing more dandruff. The average daily water consumption limit is set at 5 litres, but if it's getting too cold, 4 litres will suffice!
We often forget to drink water during the winter, which dehydrates the skin and hair, causing more dandruff. | Photo by Giorgio Trovato on Unsplash
Biotin is a hair vitamin that can be found in a variety of foods and is also available as a supplement in pharmacies and supermarkets. | Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash
Change your diet- Vitamin B, zinc, and omega 3 fatty acids are all good for the hair and scalp. Fruits and raw salads should be part of your daily diet. These nutrients are abundant in eggs, fish, bananas, and spinach.
Vitamin B, zinc, and omega 3 fatty acids are all good for the hair and scalp. | Photo by Elena Mozhvilo on Unsplash
Brush your hair often- It may aid in scalp stimulation and blood circulation. This will aid in the production of oils that keep the hair and scalp healthy.
Brush your hair often, it may aid in scalp stimulation and blood circulation. | Wikimedia Commons
After you've washed your hair, wipe it dry with a cotton towel. | Photo by Rinku Shemar on Unsplash
If your dandruff problem becomes out of hand; seek the advice of a reputable dermatologist. | Photo by Atikah Akhtar on Unsplash
Use shampoo containing zinc pyrithione, selenium sulphide or 2% ketoconazole. | Photo by Jernej Graj on Unsplash
After you've exercised or had a particularly sweaty day, always dry your hair. | Photo by Curology on Unsplash
In females, oily scalps and severe dandruff may be signs of hormonal imbalance, so rule out that as well. Usually, dandruff does not happen in children, but if it happens, rule out lice infection or fungal infection. (IANS/ MBI)
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