3 Homemade Treatments for Dandruff + Thinning Hair

Dandruff or thinning hair can be an irritating and embarrassing situation for many people. The good news is self-treatment can be very effective. These three natural treatments address those pesky white flakes and boost hair growth. Not only are they all natural, but they can easily be made at home with ingredients you probably have on hand.

 1. Tea Tree Shampoo for Dandruff

What is dandruff? Dandruff can be caused by many factors which include dry skin, lack of hair combing or brushing, excessive shampooing or a type of fungus that lives on everyone’s scalp but can get out of control and lead to excess skin cells.

 Tea tree is both anti-microbial and anti-bacterial, so the fungus that causes excess skin cells can be naturally treated.

  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup liquid castile soap
  • 1/2 cup vegetable glycerin
  • 2 teaspoons almond, grapeseed or jojoba oil
  • 10 drops melaleuca or tea tree oil

Combine all the ingredients in a bottle, and be sure to shake before each use.

2. Coconut Milk Mask for thinning hair

Coconut milk contains healthy proteins and essential fats, both of which boost hair growth.

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • hot water as needed

Combine the olive oil and coconut milk, apply the mixture to your scalp and then work the mask through your hair. Massage the mask into your scalp and through the ends of your hair. Wear a shower cap to allow heat to help with deeper penetration. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and then follow with shampoo to rinse the mask off.

3. Mint Spray to Boost Hair Growth

Mint cleanses the scalp and helps shed the build up of dead skin in the hair follicles, while stimulating them and encouraging hair growth.

  • 4 cups of boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh or dry rosemary leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves
  • french press or loose leaf tea infuser

You can use a french press or loose leaf tea infuser to steep the leaves until the boiling water has reached room temperature. Transfer to a spray bottle, and after you’ve shampooed your hair, spray the scalp and hair until it is evenly soaked through. Leave on for at least 5 minutes before rinsing with cool water.

Have you had success with any homemade treatments for dandruff or thinning hair?

 

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1. Coconut

This ingredient has several benefits for your hair. Not only does it promote hair growth, but also conditions it. It has essential fats, minerals and proteins which reduce hair breakage and is also rich in potassium and iron. You can use coconut oil or milk to prevent hair fall.

Steps:

  • Warm a bit of coconut oil and massage it from your hair root to tip.
  • Wash after one hour.
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Bacteria In Your Scalp May Be Responsible For Dandruff

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A bacterial war in the scalp – not fungi as assumed – is pinpointed as the main cause of dandruff. Researchers from China believe that the staph bacteria has to be controlled and a competing bacterial species should be enhanced.   ( André Mouraux | Flickr )

An ongoing bacterial battle in the scalp could hold the itchy truth about dandruff.

Fungi have been previously thought to be the primary driver of dandruff. New findings, however, pointed to the imbalance between two competing bacteria – namely Propionibacterium and Staphylococcus – that naturally colonize the human scalp as the factor determining if the host person will have the itchy condition.

“[O]verall fungi did not exhibit an important role in the severity of dandruff,” wrote the authors led by Zhijue Xu of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, referring to the Malassezia fungus that has long been implicated in the scalp problem.

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Have Lovely Dandruff-Free Hair With 15 Natural Dandruff Treatments

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Your hair is the crown on your head. If you don’t treat it right, it will get rusty. The problem with the treatments is that not every shampoo or hair lotion works like you want.

It’s like your head gets used to these shampoos and prevents them from working. That was the first thig why I decided to go completely natural.

Plus, there are huge rumors circling around about the way the companies are producing the shampoos and other hair products.

What you will find below are natural dandruff treatments. I was blessed to deal with dandruff myself and advise all of my friends to try this if they are having similar problems.

I received nothing but positive feedbacks. This made me completely positive that I can share these treatments with all of you.

What’s there to lose? – All of these treatments are made with completely natural ingredients you are seeing every day.

The benefits of these ingredients are huge and work best with your hair.

Let’s dig in:

1. Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

2. Tea Tree Shampoo/ Coconut Milk Mask/ Hair Growth Spray

3. Coconut Fenugreek Hair Mask

4. Garlic as a Dandruff Treatment

5. Yogurt And Lemon Juice Mask

6. Fenugreek Dandruff Treatment

7. Honey Shampoo

8. Olive Oil Remedies For Dandruff

9. Tea Tree Oil for Dandruff

 

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Dandruff – Symptoms and causes

Symptoms

For most teens and adults, dandruff symptoms are easy to spot: white, oily-looking flakes of dead skin that dot your hair and shoulders, and a possibly itchy, scaly scalp. The condition may worsen during the fall and winter, when indoor heating can contribute to dry skin, and improve during the summer.

A type of dandruff called cradle cap can affect babies. This disorder, which causes a scaly, crusty scalp, is most common in newborns, but it can occur anytime during infancy. Although it can be alarming for parents, cradle cap isn’t dangerous and usually clears up on its own.

When to see a doctor

Most cases of dandruff don’t require a doctor’s care. But if over-the-counter (OTC) dandruff shampoos aren’t helping, or if your scalp becomes red or swollen, see your doctor or a doctor who specializes in skin conditions (dermatologist). You may have seborrheic dermatitis or another condition that resembles dandruff.

Causes

Dandruff can have several causes, including:

  • Irritated, oily skin (seborrheic dermatitis). This condition, one of the most frequent causes of dandruff, is marked by red, greasy skin covered with flaky white or yellow scales. Seborrheic dermatitis may affect your scalp and other areas rich in oil glands, such as your eyebrows, the sides of your nose and the backs of your ears, your breastbone (sternum), your groin area, and sometimes your armpits.
  • Not shampooing often enough. If you don’t regularly wash your hair, oils and skin cells from your scalp can build up, causing dandruff.
  • A yeastlike fungus (malassezia). Malassezia lives on the scalps of most adults. But, for some, it irritates the scalp and can cause more skin cells to grow.

    The extra skin cells die and fall off, making them appear white and flaky in your hair or on your clothes. Why malassezia irritates some scalps isn’t known.

  • Dry skin. Flakes from dry skin are generally smaller and less oily than those from other causes of dandruff. And, redness or inflammation is unlikely. You’ll probably have dry skin on other parts of the body, such as your legs and arms, too.
  • Sensitivity to hair care products (contact dermatitis). Sometimes sensitivities to certain ingredients in hair care products or hair dyes can cause a red, itchy, scaly scalp.

Risk factors

Almost anyone can have dandruff, but certain factors can make you more susceptible:

  • Age. Dandruff usually begins in young adulthood and continues through middle age. That doesn’t mean older adults don’t get dandruff. For some people, the problem can be lifelong.
  • Being male. Because more men have dandruff, some researchers think male hormones may play a role.
  • Oily hair and scalp. Malassezia feeds on oils in your scalp. For that reason, having excessively oily skin and hair makes you more prone to dandruff.
  • Certain illnesses. For reasons that aren’t clear, adults with neurological diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, are more likely to develop seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff. So are people with HIV infection, or those who have compromised immune systems from other conditions.

 

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Premature greying in today’s world is unfortunately as common as cough and cold. I have come across people in their early twenties greying at an alarming rate. You cannot just blame it on your genes, after all what you get from your ancestors isn’t the only cause for it. There are a number of factors that lead to premature grey hair.

The first and foremost is an unbalanced diet. If your diet consists of fast food, dishes made with white flour, aerated drinks and sugars, there is no way that you can have healthy skin or hair. A diet rice in B12, iron and omega 3 is essential. You need to include plenty of fresh salads, lean meats like fish and chicken, fruits and green vegetables in your daily diet for the sake of your skin and hair. Coming to drinks, restrict the intake of alcohol…

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How to Get Rid of Dandruff: 11 Natural Treatments

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Skip the dandruff shampoo and try these homemade dandruff treatments to banish those pesky white flakes.

What gets rid of dandruff?

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Dandruff may be the result of a dry scalp, or a skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis. It could also be caused by eczema, psoriasis, or, very commonly, an overgrowth of a yeastlike fungus called malassezia. (Here are surprising reasons you may be suddenly prone to dandruff). Drugstore remedies might include shampoos with zinc pyrithione, which targets fungus and bacteria; ketoconazole, which also fights fungus; coal tar and selenium sulfide, which slow the growth and die-off of skin cells on your scalp; and salicylic acid, which loosens flakes so they can be washed away. For natural treatments, read on.

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What are the Types of Alopecia Areata?

Depending upon the extend of involvement, alopecia areata is divided into:

1. Localized alopecia areata
2. Alopecia totalis: involve the whole scalp, eyebrows, beard
3. Alopecia universalis: Total loss of body hair

At times, alopecia areata can be quite stubborn in its response to treatment. Many patients continue to get recurrences despite the therapeutic interventions. This definitely calls for further investigations to rule out or confirm causes like unmanaged stress, direct pressure or untreated caries teeth.

Tips on dealing with Alopecia Areata

1. In many cases hair growth occurs spontaneously in a few months without any medical treatment. A wait and watch approach is indeed a non expensive, safer alternative for a limited number of patients.
But if the patches are getting wider and the hair pulling test is positive, it is wiser to consult your dermatologist.

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Eight Secrets to Reverse or Cure Hair Loss Naturally

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How do you Reverse or Cure Hair Loss Naturally?

Not all issues of Hair Loss are permanent and irreversible, some are actually as a result of various factors where we can do something about and are thereby reversible.

Factors such as Lifestyle, Diet, and Nutrition are known to contribute to the case of Alopecia. Yet these can be controlled and reversed Naturally although the change must really have to start from you. If natural means though are not enough, do not lose hope as technology and medicine is also coming up with better discoveries to cure baldness.

However, while conditions that cause baldness such Androgenic Alopecia (Male Pattern Baldness / Female Pattern Baldness) is not something that can be reversed (although there are claims that says otherwise), it is certain to be a condition that can be prevented from worsening with proper health practice.

The following are Eight Natural Ways you can apply to yourself as a means of Hair Loss Cure should you encounter sudden issues of Hair Loss even though when you think your likelihood of getting bald (based on family history, et cetera) is low:

1. Maintain Good Nutrition

Nutrition is an important aspect of living life to its optimum wellness. Our body is always on the process of wear and tear as we go through our activities in the day and is a process necessary for growth.

However, getting the optimum nutrition required for our health requires a balanced sense of diet which some, if not most, of us are unable to accomplish in a day.

Ultimately, we end up undernourished which significantly affects ourselves overall, including the health of our scalp.

Nutrients that are known commonly to be the cause of Hair Loss among individuals involved Iron, Protein, and B Vitamins. Other nutrients such as Vitamin C, Copper, Zine, and Sulfur are also said to be essential in maintaining a healthy scalp and hair.

If you are a person clinically diagnosed to be Anemic, suffering from conditions resulting to protein deficiency in the body, as well as lack of needed B vitamins in the body, then you are more than likely to suffer hair losses in life.

But experiencing Hair Loss simply as a result of the mentioned nutrients, it can be remedied by making adjustments to one’s diet rich in any of the mentioned nutrients.

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Why Being Pregnant Makes Your Hair Fuller—And Giving Birth Makes It All Fall Out

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Everyone who’s had a bun in the oven knows that one of the biggest pregnancy perks is that you suddenly look like you could be in an Herbal Essences commercial, but where exactly does that new hair growth come from? And what makes it fall out after the baby’s born? We went to Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale Medical School, for answers on this hair-raising situation.

“The prevailing wisdom is that hair grows so nicely during pregnancy because women are making a lot of the estrogen hormone,” says Minkin. That’s due to the placenta, which weighs about a pound and looks like a cross between brisket and cooked liver, says Minkin. “You can think of it as being attached to the uterus. It nourishes the baby through the umbilical cord and is also like a hormone factory that keeps pregnancy going and pumps out things like estrogen and progesterone.” While the medical world isn’t exactly sure how estrogen might be linked to hair growth, they do know it can stimulate follicles. “In general, people often don’t realize how much of a role estrogen plays in pregnancy,” says Minkin. “It’s also what gives your body the message to fill your breasts with milk, and it also helps trigger the milk’s release after the baby’s born.”

When you give birth, you’re pushing the placenta out after the baby, losing out on all that extra estrogen you were getting for months. Minkin suspects that sudden decline in hormones could be at the root of post-pregnancy hair loss. So can you use estrogen-based treatments to grow your hair back if you miss its lush pregnancy state? “Some people find them helpful, and some don’t,” says Minkin. Basically, it’s a toss-up.

Another factor that may be at play is that even though giving birth is a natural process, it can be somewhat traumatic. “Sometimes things like having surgery or getting anesthesia can trigger hair loss, but it could even just be the stress of the event of giving birth itself. We see significant hair loss with people who have undergone tremendous shocks or events, so that could be the cause,” says Minkin.

Although it can be terrifying to see more hair in the shower drain than usual, Minkin emphasizes that this is pretty normal. “The majority of women have some degree of hair loss,” she says. If you’re seeing more than you used to before you were pregnant, just think of it as your new normal until your body hopefully evens out. However, if you start pulling out entire clumps of hair or see major thinning, you can make an appointment with your gynecologist to get checked out. “Around three to five percent of women have more severe hair loss than normal after a pregnancy,” says Minkin. “In that case, I’ll perform a test to check thyroid function because its hormones can be involved.” Otherwise, check out these tips to fake thicker, fuller hair—whether you’re a new mom or not.

 

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