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Dandruff is a common chronic scalp condition characterized by flaking of the skin on your scalp. Dry skin is the most common cause.
Seborrheic dermatitis is one of the most frequent causes of dandruff. It is marked by red, greasy skin covered with flaky white or yellow scales.
Not shampooing regularly can cause oils and skin cells from the scalp to build up and cause dandruff.
Sensitivity to certain ingredients in hair care products, especially paraphenylenediamine, and shampooing too often can irritate the scalp, causing dandruff.
Identifying the cause of your dandruff can help you determine what treatment will work for you.
Natural ways to treat dandruff are to shampoo less often. But, if you have an oily scalp, daily shampooing may help prevent dandruff.
Cut back on styling products. Eat a healthy diet that provides enough zinc and B vitamins. Spend a little time outdoors, but remember to wear sunscreen on your face and body.
Manage your stress levels. Stress affects your overall health, and can even help trigger dandruff or worsen existing symptoms.
Hope this information is helpful to you.
MaryannFebruary 3, 2015 - 9:17am