Monday, December 20, 2010

Tips to prevent Dandruff

Dandruff is a tricky hair problem. But it is not impossible to get rid of. A few lifestyle modifications, constant hair care, healthy habits and a balanced diet can keep your scalp dandruff-free. Given below are few tips that would help you to avoid dandruff.
  • Avoid being in the sun without applying a hair serum. Wear caps or scarves before stepping out of the house. Sunrays are harsh on scalp skin and can harm hair structure.
  • Avoid exposing hair to cold weather. It can cause hair problems including dandruff. Make use of head gears in extreme weather conditions.
  • Wash your hair at least twice a week. In humid weather washing your hair thrice a week is advisable. Select a shampoo which is suitable for your hair texture.
  • Condition your hair after every wash. Some may need mild conditioning and some may need deep conditioning, according to their hair texture.
  • Apply a leave-in conditioner for shiny, radiant hair.
  • Don’t comb your hair when they are wet.
  • Always use a wide toothed comb.
  • Avoid chemical treatments such as coloring, highlighting, straightening or perming, if your scalp is prone to dandruff.
  • Practice stress reducing methods such as meditation and yoga. These healing treatments can have positive effects on physical health and your hair condition too.  
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