said to suffer from the problem of dandruff when the skin renewal cycle of your
scalp accelerates all of a sudden. This brings about the development of patches
of dead skin on your scalp surface and the resultant dry, skin flakes called
The causes of this very common
problem can be:
shampooing your hair regularly can cause skin cells and oils to build up in the
scalp leading to the outbreak of dandruff.
Having dry skin can also cause
dandruff to develop, which are less oily and smaller in nature
skin, more commonly known as seborrheicdermatitiscan cause
you to suffer from these white skin flakes. The problem can be easily
identified by its distinguishing yellow or white flakes over the red greasy
careproducts and the presence of Malassezia (a type of
fungus) are other causes that can lead to dandruff problems.
How to keep dandruff problems at bay?
poor scalp hygiene as well as a lack of proper scalp conditioning can cause
dandruff to occur. Thus, proper conditioning of your scalp is vital for
fighting the flakes that form on your head. Oiling your hair is the most
effective measure that you can take against this scalp problem. While the ideal
time to do this is at night so that you can wash it off the next morning, one
should also remember that hair oil shouldn’t be left on the hair for over 24
dry scalp makes it very easy for dandruff
to develop as the oil-secreting glands found in the scalp’s epidermal layers
produce low or no natural oil.
Application of oil helps in keeping the scalp nourished as well as enables
glands to produce oil. But leaving it on for more than the recommended hours
can intensify your dandruff problem and further accelerate thehair fallprocess.