Dandruff: causes and solutions

Dandruff: causes and solutions

Dandruff can be a nuisance for many people. If you are concerned, know that you are not an isolated case, quite the contrary! So yes, they are annoying from an aesthetic point of view, they are located in our hair, at the level of the scalp but also on the lengths, they fall on our shoulders and are particularly visible when we wear dark colors.

Don't worry, we will accompany you in this fight ! In this article, you will discover what type of dandruff you are concerned about and how to provide suitable and natural solutions by changing your habits.

Dandruff and its causes

In general, dandruff is small white residue from the accumulation of dead skin from the scalp. It is a natural process of regeneration of skin cells. It is a cycle of 4 to 6 weeks generally at the end of which the scales are eliminated on the surface. Some people are not affected by this phenomenon simply because the cycle is not accelerated in them.

When cell renewal happens too quickly , dead cells no longer have time to be evacuated and they accumulate, eventually becoming more and more numerous and forming a heap .

Scalp flaking is caused by a naturally occurring fungus called Malassezia Globosa . When it breaks down the sebum in your scalp, an acid is secreted and some people tolerate it more easily than others. In the case of an intolerance, dandruff appears because the scalp is irritated and enters a protection phase . It therefore speeds up the cycle by 1 to 2 weeks .

But they can also be caused by other causes such as psoriasis, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis but also by external factors such as pollution, poor diet, abuse of toxic hair products such as lacquers, gels, stripping shampoos, brushings, hormonal disorders, genetics or excess sebum.

There are two types of dandruff:

Dry dandruff is the most common, white in color, it usually appears in a dry scalp . They can be a source of itchy scalp.

Oily dandruff is bigger, more visible and tends to stay in the hair. They are more yellowish and are responsible for more itching than dry dandruff

The solutions

To avoid scalp irritation, it's best to treat the source of your problem to a dermatologist .

In the case of normal hair but which may present dandruff , here are some tips for adopting an inside out hair routine made for all hair types:

Ladies and gentlemen, it is better to choose suitable cosmetics to have a healthy scalp.

Replace your usual shampoo if it is full of controversial substances, they only irritate the scalp, cause redness and other unpleasant sensations.

Choose an anti-dandruff shampoo that treats and prevents proliferation. Prefer a mild shampoo , an organic shampoo based on natural and non-irritating products .

Regarding the conditioner, repeat the operation, read the ingredient label.

If you wash your hair too often, it's time to change your habits. Indeed, when you do not space out the washes enough , you promote the production of sebum and therefore, oilier hair.

In order to soothe and moisturize your hair , you can apply masks and hair care , you can leave a homemade composition overnight with vegetable oils of jojoba, argan for example and a few drops of essential oil. of tea tree or tea tree known to have anti-dandruff properties . You can also add a few drops of essential oil to your shampoo.

To style your hair, avoid using excessive heat sources such as a hair dryer. Let your hair air dry . This is valid for repeated brushings or excessive use of styling iron.

If you are used to coloring, choose vegetable coloring . Your hair will thank you and the planet too!

Appropriate dietary supplements

But this is not enough: it is important to act in depth .

Change your eating habits , vary your meals. A healthy and balanced diet will provide the nutrients necessary for the growth and proper development of your hair fiber . Consume seasonal fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins, minerals and trace elements .

Then, thanks to a suitable hair food supplement, you will provide a sufficient quantity of everything your hair fiber needs . At D-LAB , our nutritional supplements are 100% natural and very effective against various problems. They intervene with the deepest causes and rebalance our organism . Our Microcirculation Detox is a formula that promotes the elimination of toxins accumulated in your body. It helps boost blood circulation and facilitate the delivery of essential nutrients to the heart of the bulb to prevent the appearance and development of dandruff . It also helps to limit the sensations of an itchy scalp . To further stimulate blood circulation, you can massage your skull . Unparalleled support for hair .

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Clean, cruelty free, gluten free and made in France , all of our formulas are composed of natural active ingredients extracted without chemical processes , and will become a real beauty ally in your hair routine. You will be able to fight against the most persistent problems and find beautiful hair and a healthy scalp .

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