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Kaamya Bajaj

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What causes dandruff?


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Dandruff is one of the most common problems for everyone now-a-days. Young teens are suffering from dandruff problems. Let's define what is meant by dandruff and its Causes. 

Dandruff is a condition that is common and that causes the skin on the scalp to flake. It isn't dangerous or serious. But it can be embarrassing and difficult to get rid of dandruff.

  Dandruff and its Causes  

  1)The main cause of dandruff is oily skin.
  2)Not washing your hair with enough shampoo 
  3)Yeast or fungus that feeds on oils on the scalps.
  4)Dry skin is one of the most common things to cause dandruff. 
  5)Using a lot of different hair care products or overusing more Products.
  6)Other skin problems like psoriasis and eczema. 
To get a solution for every problem we have to divide the problem into types or parts to understand the basic problem to get the solution. Likewise, dandruff has different types. And they are. 
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Types of dandruff  

Dry skin dandruff, Oily skin dandruff, and these are the types of dandruff. These are common types of dandruff. 

1. Dry skin dandruff: This common type of dandruff happens mainly in the winter months as cold weather and indoor heating can dry out your skin which includes the skin on your scalp. Hot water bathing can also cause dry skin dandruff. Which is the main cause of dandruff.  

 When your scalp becomes too dry it can become irritated and shed skin cells which leads and causes dandruff. Dry skin dandruff flakes are generally small and white. Your scalp may feel itchy with that kind of dandruff and so uncomfortable. 
If the itchiness becomes more uncomfortable it's a sign that you may have a more serious skin problem that requires professional medical care. 

2. Oily skin dandruff: Below the surface of your skin some glands produce sebum which is an oily substance that helps moisturize and protect your skin from any skin problem. When the production of these sebaceous glands becomes too much sebum and it can make your hair oily.

3. Dry skin dandruff flakes are too small when compared to oily skin dandruff flakes. The flakes may look more yellow than white and it looks oily. 
Using Shampoo daily and using a dandruff shampoo with salicylic acid will help keep oily skin dandruff in control. And makes you get rid of dandruff.  

Best dandruff treatment. 

The best one can do is to wash hair everyday or every other day with an anti-dandruff shampoo. Use only that Product that has ingredients on the label such as Salicylic acid. By using this kind of anti-dandruff shampoo your problem can be solved.   


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