How to Prevent Dandruff

Dandruff is an embarrassing condition that has been known to affect many people. It is marked by the itching and flaking of the scalp that results to visible flakes, redness, and irritation. While there is really no exact cause of this skin inflammation, recent studies show that a fungus called malassezia could be behind it.

 

In a normal scenario, when our skin creates new skin cells, it removes the old ones at a consistent rate. These old cells are so small that we are not able to notice it. However, when the dandruff-causing fungus starts to irritate the skin, the scalp starts to generate more skin cells, thus, speeding up the shedding.

 

As of today, there is no definite cure for dandruff. Washing your hair with anti-dandruff shampoo can keep the condition at bay. On top of that, brushing your hair regularly, washing your hair daily, using a light conditioner and rinsing it thoroughly, and avoiding excessive styling products can also be a huge help. But if these tips wont work, then the best thing to do next is consult a trustworthy doctor or dermatologist.

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