Hair Care

What is Dandruff? What are its causes?

What is dandruff?

Dandruff is those white flakes of skin that brush off on your shoulder or collars which can be embarrassing and itchy. It can be contagious sometimes and may be difficult to treat. A common fungus called Malassezia contributes to dandruff. This fungus lives on the scalp of most of the adults without causing any problem. But dandruff overreacts when the immune system is weak.

It may also worsen during the wintertime because less hydration dryness is promoted on the scalp. The mild type of dandruff can be easily treated with the Indulekha Bringha shampoo, which is an ayurvedic shampoo consisting of all the natural ingredients that lower down dandruff and promotes hair growth. But if it’s severe dandruff the symptoms may return back.

Causes of Dandruff :

Dandruff has several causes, and it differs from person to person which are the reasons for dandruff in specific individuals. However, some of the common causes are listed below:

  • Oily and irritated skin
  • Not shampooing enough which cleanses the air.
  • Increased growth of (Malassezia)a fungus that feeds on the scalp oil of adults
  • Dry skin of the scalp
  • Sensitive to hair care products and some ingredients
  • Other skin-related issues

To prevent the growth of dandruff on your scalp, it is necessary that you follow the right hair care routine that follows from right hair massage with Indulekha oil, decent cleansing of hair scalp with the right shampoo that has the ability to fight dandruff. There are numerous anti-hair fall shampoos available in the market that also fight dandruff with natural ingredients. Also, do remember stress is one of the major causes that creates an imbalance in the normal functioning of the body, which can also trigger the condition of dandruff. So, it is important to prevent dandruff by following the right remedies.