You’re probably a man asking yourself: How can I get rid of dandruff? How can I say goodbye to those annoying, embarrassing flakes? Keep reading and you’ll discover how you can easily treat them by following the right tips.
What causes dandruff?
First of all, you must be aware of what is the cause of your dandruff. Dandruff is an extremely common condition and it can originate from different causes:
- Skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema;
- Reaction to a particular kind of harmless yeast that lives on everyone’s skin;
- Fungal infection;
- Lifestyle: a poor diet, stress, assuming certain medications.
Now that you can relate your flakes to the cause, you are ready to choose the best way of getting rid of them.
How to get rid of severe dandruff
- Wash your hair the right way
– Don’t use too hot water;
– Focus the shampoo on the scalp (this is where dandruff starts, so it’s not just about the hair);
– Rub your scalp gently.Here’s a fast video that shows you in less than 2 minutes the right way for washing your hair:
- Use anti-dandruff shampoos and treatments
If you want to get rid of dandruff seriously, you need to use an anti-dandruff shampoos & conditioners regularly (at least 3 times per week).
Make sure to choose the right and best anti-dandruff shampoos for men. Our favourite from the list: American Crew.
You may also try with a more professional anti-dandruff scalp renew treatment.
- Ease on the styling
Stop using gels and pomades: these are the worst enemies in the battle against dandruff.
How to get rid of dandruff naturally
If your dandruff is not that severe, you can opt for natural remedies. Here are the most effective:
– Tea tree oil
You just need to add some drops of tea tree oil to your shampoo and/or conditioner and proceed regularly with the washing.
– Coconut oil
Coconut oil is very effective against dandruff and you’ll love its smell. Before having a shower, take 3-5 teaspoons of coconut oil and massage your scalp with it. Let it sit for 30 minutes. Then, proceed with the shampoo as usual.
– Aloe vera
Aloe vera is another effective remedy against dandruff. It also helps to soothe the itch. Apply its gel to your scalp before your shampoo.
– Apple cider vinegar
Vinegar’s acidity changes the pH of the scalp making the growth of yeasts more difficult.
Mix 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar with the same quantity of water. Pour the mix into a spray bottle and spray it on your scalp. Wrap your head with a towel and let it act for about 30 minutes. In the end, wash. Repeat the procedure 2 times a week.
How to get rid of dandruff fast
If you want to see fast improvements, you should:
– Minimize your stress level;
Stress is not a direct cause of dandruff, but it contributes to increase it. Try to relax more often when you see aggravations.
– Up Your Intake of Omega-3s;
– Eat More Probiotics.
Watch and discover also Dr Sandra Lee’s tips: