Your natural hair journey can be impeded by dandruff.
Dandruff is caused by a certain type of fungus, dry skin, scalp reaction to hair products, or seborrheic dermatitis.
The constant itching and the white flakes dandruff causes are very embarrassing.
It is best to use natural products because they do your hair a world of good in terms of growth, sheen, and volume.
So, how can you naturally reduce dandruff?
1. Reduce stress
Stress affects your physical and mental health and can cause dryness and itching in your scalp. Reducing stress levels leads to better health overall.
2. Baking soda
Baking soda acts as an exfoliating agent. When added to shampoo and used to wash hair, it scrubs out the dead cells that cause itching. It is also anti-fungal and helps to treat dandruff.
3. Tea tree oil
This powerful oil has antifungal and antibacterial qualities, when added to shampoo it get rid of fungi and bacteria in the hair.
4. Aloe vera
Aloe vera has many benefits when it comes to hair care, including protecting against dandruff because of its antibacterial and antifungal properties. Rubbing the raw gel on your hair will suffice.
5. Coconut oil
Coconut oil prevents dryness and dandruff. A dry scalp is an easy cause of dandruff, so it makes sense to keep your scalp well oiled and hydrated.