Using professional products
Step 1 try over counter dandruff shampoo that contains zinc or salicylic acid. If your dandruff is severe you can try entitled rough shampoos that contain certain ingredients that kill the fungi partly responsible for dandruff.
Step 2 apply the shampoo according to the label instructions once you decide on an anti-dandruff shampoo it as important that you apply it properly for the most effective treatment. You can apply all of these shampoos once a day or every other day until your dandruff is under control.
Step 3 use over-the-counter medicated creams to treat your dandruff in addition to anti-dandruff shampoos you may want to try medicated creams that you can apply to your scalp to treat dandruff.
Using home remedies
Step 1 apply aspirin to your scalp aspirin contains salicylates which is an active ingredient in anti-dandruff shampoos that contains salicylic acid. Aspirin is a quick and easy way to treat dandruff at home.
Step 2 use natural oils to moisturize your scalp natural oils like coconut oil almond oil and olive oil can help to keep your scalp moist and prevent the development of dandruff.
Step 3 rinse your hair with apple cider vinegar apple cider vinegar is a natural astringent and can prevent your scalp from becoming flaky and full of dandruff causing fungi. You can rinse your hair and scalp with apple cider vinegar after you have shampoo your hair.
Step 4 use baking soda baking soda is a great home treatment for dandruff instead of using shampoo use baking soda to wash your hair simply take a handful of baking soda and rub it into your hair and scalp rinse well with warm water.
Step 1 wash your hair regularly practicing good hair hygiene can help to prevent the development of dandruff and keep your scalp and hair healthy. Try to wash your hair once a day especially if you have an oily or irritated scalp.
Step 2 avoid hair spray and hair gel styling products like hairspray hair gel Moose’s and hair wax can lead to a buildup of oil on your hair and scalp leading to the development of dandruff.
Step 3 spend more time outdoors in the sun studies have shown that sun light can help to prevent dandruff but you should always put on SPF for sunscreen on your whole body before you go outside to avoid unhealthy sun exposure.
Step 4 practice stress management stress has been shown to trigger dandruff or make your dandruff worse focus on reducing any stress or anxiety you are dealing with at home at school or at work.