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Homemade recipe 3 simple ways to treat dandruff

Dandruff is very embarrassing, it also leads to an itchy scalp and hair fall.

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The quality of the hair care products you use has a direct effect on your hair's appearance. Fake ingredients can contribute to dandruff, dry, frizzy hair, split ends and breakage.

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Get rid of dandruff immediately with these simple remedies:

#1. Aspirin

Though not a natural remedy, it is definitely a quick way to get rid of dandruff. Aspirin contains salicylates, an active ingredient in most dandruff shampoos.



  • 2 aspirin tablets

  • Shampoo


  • Crush the tablets. Add it to any normal shampoo.

  • Let it lather and keep it on for 5 minutes.

  • Wash your hair. If you feel the aspirin powder on your scalp, rinse again with plain shampoo.

#2. Baking soda

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Yes, baking soda can help you get rid of dandruff. It is alkaline in nature and helps eliminate dead skin cells by acting as a mild exfoliant. It also helps in controlling oil secretion on the scalp.


  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • Water

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  • Wash your hair with warm water.

  • Add water to baking soda to form a paste.

  • Apply it on your scalp and massage it for a few minutes.

  • Rinse your hair with plain water or shampoo.

#3. Lemon

This citrus fruit has abundant vitamin C and is acidic in nature which helps keep dandruff at bay. You can either squeeze out its juice or rub it directly on the scalp.



  • Juice of 4 lemons or raw lemon slices.


  • Rub lemon slices on your scalp and leave for 10-15 minutes.

  • Rinse with plain water.

  • Do this once a week to see results.

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