10 Quick Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff

10 Quick Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff

When it comes to hair problems, dandruff is the one through which almost everyone is struggling. I mean what’s dreadful than a bunch of dead skin cells sitting on your scalp, making you itch like insane. Personally, dandruff itching had made me think of there is no tomorrow. I’m sure almost all of us have to deal with dandruff at some point in our lives. But have you ever wondered about your hair without dandruff? The hair without dandruff feels so soft, smooth, and nourished. Want to know the 10 Quick Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff that I follow and suit every hair type, then keep scrolling!!

As such a plant needs water to grow, our hair also needs proper nourishment. Do you know what causes dandruff? Well, there are many factors behind it:

  • Oily skin or Seborrheic Dermatitis is one of the reasons for dandruff.
  • Dandruff can also be caused due to deficiency of vitamin B6 and B12.
  • Dry Skin is the most obvious reason behind dandruff on your scalp.
  • The shampoos with a lot of chemicals damages hair and which further results in various hair problems like dandruff.

Dermatologists will recommend the various antifungal or anti-inflammatory treatments, you can start the medical treatment but for the additional benefits go for home remedies. Why not cure dandruff naturally? when it is the best solution in terms of results.

My brother and I had dandruff problems, to get rid of dandruff eventually, we both have tried different methods. He goes with medical treatment whereas I opt natural home remedies made by my grandmother. So, the results we got were very similar but he got them after paying a huge amount and I did my dandruff treatment without spending a single penny.

Also, after a few months, he did not continue the treatment because of the obvious reason, it cost huge. Therefore for all the readers, I have come up with my grandmom’s Quick Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff. These natural ways are very simple and are strength boosting treat to your hair!

10 Quick Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff

My grandmom uses garlic, honey, lemon, and curd for her hair, and it been her favorite ingredients for food, health, skin, and hair. She always used to say to me that you people are not very familiar with natural things, these expensive shampoos that you prefer do not give proper nourishment to your hair. Earlier I don’t use to believe her and also was like why to waste time on making a paste or mask from smelly ingredients when I have good and fragmented hair products. But now when I see the results on my hair after using home remedies, my tongue cannot resist saying that these home remedies are extremely magical!

10 Quick Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dandruff

Coconut Oil + Camphor + Lemon to get rid of Dandruff

Coconut Oil is the best product for treating dandruff. And by adding other ingredients to it, you will get just more benefits for your hair. Camphor has antifungal properties that help in fighting dandruff. Lemon has vitamin C which cures dandruff. This is one of my go-to home remedies to get rid of dandruff. It is very simple and quick to use it whenever you wash your hair.

You will Need:

  • 1 tsp Coconut Oil
  • Pinch of Camphor
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice

Process:

  1. Add these three ingredients in a bowl in the quantity as mentioned above.
  2. Heat the mixture for a couple of seconds and until it gets warm.
  3. After that apply it on your scalp with your fingertips and keep it for at least 20 minutes.
  4. Rinse off with lukewarm water and see the results after using it consistently for three weeks.

There is also another method to use these ingredients, also read 5 minute hair care routine for busy women.

Fenugreek Seed and Lemon Juice

Fenugreek (Methi Seeds) is one of the most common remedies for dandruff. The strong antifungal properties present in it boosts the scalp of your hair and reduces dandruff.

You will Need:

  • 2 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds.
  • 2 tablespoons of onion juice.
  • A bowl of water.

Process:

  1. Soak the fenugreek seeds in water overnight.
  2. Grind the seeds well and add onion juice in the morning.
  3. Now apply the paste on the scalp and wash off after half an hour.

Aloe Vera Hair Mask for Dandruff

Aloe Vera has amazing properties that benefit both hair and skin. And how it is possible that I didn’t choose aloe vera when it comes to treating dandruff. Personally, I have used an aloe vera hair mask several times and it gives my hair a natural shine. Aloe Vera keeps my hair hydrated and form a protective layer over it.

You will Need:

  • 2 tablespoon of aloe vera gel.
  • 3 tablespoons of onion juice.

Process:

  1. Mix both the ingredients and apply the mixture to your scalp and massage lightly all over.
  2. Leave it for about 10 minutes and then rinse off.

Garlic and Honey for Hair

Garlic has been used for ages for dandruff by the people who are not more likely into buying chemical products. Honey is the best ingredient for hair, as it not only conditioned my hair but also helps in improving dandruff.

You will Need:

  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 6 tablespoon honey

Process:

  1. Take a bowl and crush the five garlic cloves in it and let it be for 10 minutes.
  2. Wait for 10 minutes and then add six tablespoons of honey and mix both of them.
  3. Apply the mixture to your scalp evenly and leave it for 10 minutes.
  4. Rinse your hair with a mild-sulfate free shampoo.

Amla Paste

If you are a regular reader of theway2sunshine then you must have known that Amla has the incredible properties that benefit hair a lot. Undoubtedly amla works great for treating dandruff. Amla is best for hair and one of the oldest home remedies to treat various hair problems.

You will Need:

  • Amla Powder
  • Tulsi Leaves
  • 1/4 glass of water

Process:

  1. It is an anti-dandruff pack, mix all of the ingredients mentioned above.
  2. Make a paste and apply it all over your scalp.
  3. Let it sit for 30 minutes and then wash off with plain water.

Cure Dandruff Naturally

Take Steam for Hair Treatment

One of the main reasons behind dandruff is unhealthy and dry scalp. So, to take care of my hair I take steam which primarily hydrates my scalp and provides it necessary nutriment. Steaming your hair will leave no reason for dandruff to occur in the first place.

You will Need:

  • A shower cap
  • Towel
  • Coconut Oil

Process:

  1. Oil your scalp right before you steam.
  2. Take a shower cap or a plastic bag would also work the same.
  3. Take an absorbent towel and soak it in the water.
  4. Now warm the towel in the microwave for 2 minutes or until it gets warm.
  5. Wrap the shower cap and towel on your head.
  6. When the towel gets cooler, wet it with hot water.
  7. Unwrap the hair and once it is cool, rinse thoroughly.

Steaming your hair once in a week is a great way to lock in moisture.

Baking Soda for Treating Dandruff

Baking Soda is a great exfoliator, so applying it on your hair will remove dead skin cells.

You will Need:

  • 1 tablespoon Baking Soda
  • Regular Shampoo

Process:

  1. You have to use baking soda while you are washing your hair, add baking soda to your regular shampoo.
  2. Apply the mixture of baking soda and shampoo on your scalp and rinse it off.
  3. You can also add rose oil or apple cider vinegar in a mixture.
  4. Make sure to not use the baking soda directly on the skin. Always use it with other ingredients.

Curd with Lemon

These both ingredients helps to cure dandruff and gives healthy and shiny hair. It is considered as one of the best ayurvedic remedies to clean and clear scalp. It is very quick and easy.

You will Need:

  • 2 tablespoon curd
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

Process:

  1.  Take a bowl of curd and squeeze a lemon into it.
  2. Apply the mixture as a mask on your scalp. Leave it for 10 minutes and rinse it off.
Olive Oil to Cure Dandruff

Olive oil is rich in antioxidants that fight away damage-causing free radicals. My grandmom suggests me to use Olive oil and turmeric powder as a mixture for better results. These both kill the dandruff-causing fungus.

You will Need:

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil.
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • Shower cap

Process:

  1. Miz olive oil and turmeric powder in a bowl.
  2. Apply the mixture on your scalp.
  3. Cover your hair with a shower cap.
  4. Wash your hair with a mild sulfate-free shampoo.
Drink Plenty of Water

This is definitely not a quick solution for dandruff treatment but is the best thing you can do to your hair, body, and skin. The reason why I had dandruff was because of dry skin and that is why I started drinking more water to keep my body hydrated. Your scalp, hair, and skin will thank you later if you are drinking the right amount of water. Drinking a glass of water daily in the morning is great, so make a routine and aim for at least 2 liters of water per day.

Final Lines: Dealing with dandruff is not easy so stop procrastinating as I did before which leads to dandruff problem. Treating your hair problems is easy when you have a solution at your home. With the right home remedies, you can deal with it. Have you ever used any of these 10 quick home remedies to get rid of dandruff? Tell me about your experience in the comment section below.

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