The Best Natural Remedy for Dandruffs and Split-ends

There are a number of natural home remedies that helps cure dandruffs and split-ends. Learn how to shake the flake the most inexpensive way with this best natural remedy.

Treating Dandruffs and Split-ends the Most Inexpensive Way

Dandruff Overview


There are two types of dandruff: OILY and DRY. The Oily type can make your hair sticky and might have yellow flakes while the Dry type can be seen with white flakes and with itching effects on scalp.

Worst-case scenario, dandruffs can really make your hair smells bad. Adults and adolescents alike are the most common affected by this rather than children.

Dandruffs can be the most annoying and embarrassing hair enemy one can have.

This is the shedding of dead skin cells from the scalp; commonly seen as white flakes and very itchy. With dandruffs, the hair loses its beauty and might even spoil your personality.



Why Dandruff Formed?

These are some of the possible reasons that contribute as to why our scalp become prone to dandruffs:

  • Too much secretion of skin oil or sebum
  • By-products of skin microorganisms
  • Excessive stress
  • Poor diet
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Dry weather
  • Excessive use of hair products not suitable for our scalp and hair
  • Infected scalp


THE BEST NATURAL HOME REMEDY TREATMENT


Some would say it’s best to put vinegar on your scalp. But I think vinegar is too much for a sensitive scalp and hair to handle. It contains harsh chemicals that could damage the health of our hair. What I've known as the best remedy is pure Calamansi juice.

It was then that a friend needed help to treat these dandruffs on her scalp.

She tried using anti-dandruff shampoos but to no avail. It just makes it worst. She said she was really embarrassed whenever she looked into the mirror and see those small white flakes.

She can't even brush her hair in public or near anyone because of the fear that they will see it. It's not really very visible, but the thought that you knew it was there can make your cringe every time you touch your hair.

I never researched though; I never knew at first that Calamansi would be an effective way to get rid of dandruffs since I never had dandruffs before.

I think this is due to the dry weather outside since she's mostly out of the house.

Calamansi Beauty Miracles

Not only Calamansi is a good cleaning agent and the best addition to sauce, it has the potential to enhance one's beauty.

From eliminating dark spots and scars on our face and body, using it as a deodorizer to combat smelly underarms plus its whitening effects, Calamansi juice is proven to be an effective way to get rid of dandruffs.

The fact that Calamansi has citric acid might lessen the itchiness and might get rid of these flakes on the scalp.


Say Goodbye to Dandruffs and Split-Ends - the Very Natural Way!

Not only that Calamansi can get rid of dandruffs, it can also stop split-ends from your hair. If you are suffering from split-ends, you can try to wash the ends of your hair with Calamansi juice. I've tried this before and it can stop split-ends naturally. It may not close those strands that already split, but it can prevent other healthy hair to break and split in the end.

These are the steps she had done to combat those white flakes:

 

  • Cut the Calamansi in halves


Option 1:
You can gently put the Calamansi directly into your hair while squeezing it or

Option 2: You can squeeze the juice first, separate the pulp from the juice and then put it on your scalp

I always choose option 2 since you can avoid the pulp getting into your hair and scalp. The pulp is hard to remove once it sticks on the scalp and hair even when you tried to rinse it with water.

  • Let the Calamansi juice stand on your scalp for about 15 - 20 minutes before rinsing it off.

  • Rinse with tap water and use only mild shampoo to wash away the smell.

  • Use it 2 - 3 days straight for mild dandruff conditions and 3 - 5 days for severe dandruffs. After that, use it only thrice a week. Then reduce it to twice a week application until you feel that it's all gone (even you can't see the white flakes anymore).

On my experience (helping her get rid of those unwanted flakes), since it was only a very mild case, she used it for two straight days.

After a week, she applied it only once (preferably Saturday) and I was really amazed after 3 applications that all those small flakes are already gone.

Calamansi does not only get rid of dandruffs but it also makes your hairy shiny and soft. She never had dandruffs again. It was already gone - for good!

I never hesitate to recommend Calamansi to get rid of those white flake enemies. It really works in no time. Salons nowadays are charging a big amount for a one-time application of chemicals to fight dandruffs. Even anti-dandruff shampoos that promises "100% dandruff-free" hair is not really effective. It can also make your hair dull because of its harsh content.

But why pay high when you can pay a reasonable amount to buy Calamansi?

Why take the risk to let chemicals damaged your sensitive scalp and hair when you can opt for more natural and more effective way to treat it?

She's really happy of the result - a dandruff free and healthy scalp and hair.



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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

I've never heard of calamansi, Spy. I don't have dandruff, but where can it be found? What does it taste like?


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

Hello Sha!! Calamansi is a native fruit here in Phils, comes from the family of Citrus fruits. ..very sour and taste like lemons :)


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Thanx, Spy!


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

Muwahhhh!! Miss you here Sha! Hope you're doing fine. have a nice day!


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teaches12345 3 years ago

This is wonderful news and I going to try this. Hopefully, I can find this fruit at the local market. Thank you!


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Spy, I still post occasionally but am busy with my freelance business. That's why you don't see me too often, although I try to comment when I can. I'm way behind in my Hubmail! :-(


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amanthkr01 3 years ago from India

Hello Spy,

I think you have written a very much needed hub for the mass. Dandruff is the problem which everyone of us do suffer at some stage. Although there are lots of shampoos available in the market of claiming zero dandruff but none of them have 100% efficacy.

I am anticipating in a positive note that your herbal remedies will definitely work.

Voting Up and sharing.


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someonewhoknows 3 years ago from south and west of canada,north of ohio

Would lemon juice do just as well?


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Hi my friend M. Great hub with awesome useful information. Now to find those Calamansi fruit might be a little tricky, but I'll look !

Vote up and more !!!


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Mhatter99 3 years ago from San Francisco

Thank you for this.


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

Thanks for reading Dianna! i think you can find one, if not, lemons will do :)


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

Hello Sha, many good luck to you and i also hope i can write even one hub per day. im so busy with my own stuffs too. and i only got cents everyday on this..needed extra :)


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

It really works aman, tested and proven already. Yes, shampoos can really hurt our scalp and can make dandruffs worst. Better shift to some herbal remedies that is proven to help you get rid of it. thanks for the ups and shared!!


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

@Someonewhoknows, Yes. Calamansi is just like lemons..so i say, lemons would do great as well.


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

Thank you so much Tom. If you cant find one, lemons will do :)


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

Thank you Mhatter for stopping by.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Great tips here and thank you for sharing. I vote up,across and share.

Eddy.


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quicksand 3 years ago

I have been using H&S for nearly 20 years and it has been quite effective. It's quite strong too, as it takes the chlorine out of my hair after long hours in the pool. However I shall try your method for a while and shall come back to let you know the results. Thanks and cheers! :)


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Will lemon and/or lime do the same thing as calamansi? I would definitely like to use something more natural for my hair. I don't have dandruff, though.


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DeborahNeyens 3 years ago from Iowa

I've never heard of calamansi. I wonder if I can find it locally. Thanks for sharing your tip.


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Vinaya Ghimire 3 years ago from Nepal

I have this citric fruit in my garden but did not know it was called Calamansi. I have used vinegar and lime juice to clear dandruff, and these both works well.


lovedoctor926 3 years ago

I've never heard of Calamansi. It looks like lemon. Can you find it in the drugstore? I've never had dandruff. I use different types of shampoos. I use head and shoulders every once in a while because of its smell. thanks for the wonderful tips


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Alecia Murphy 3 years ago from Wilmington, North Carolina

Thanks for the tips, I'm going to keep this in mind should my hair flake up again.


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

@Eddy, Quicksand, Deb, Deborah, Vinaya, Lovedoctor, Alecia

Thanks a lot for the read and for the comments. yes, lime or lemons will do in replacement of Calamansi juice.

@lovedoctor, no you cant find it on drugstore since Calamansi is a fresh fruit. Maybe on supermarkets I guess if this fruit grows locally on your place. It is small, green or yellow in color and very sour. It is much much smaller than lemons and shape is circle.


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girishpuri 3 years ago from NCR , INDIA

Very nice tips and good to know more about citrus fruit's benefits, Some time i use natural Aloe vera pulp in my hair roots and it work fantastic.


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

Thank you girishpuri. That was very awesome!


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Great ideas for health care and dandruff too, new information to me.


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

Thanks a lot, Devika.


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Kathryn Stratford 3 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

I have never heard of calamansi before this article, but it is an interesting tip. I have heard of using lemon juice.

Thanks for sharing your research!

Some of the comments have useful tips, too. I'm going to jot them down. Unfortunately I do struggle with dry scalp, so anything to ease it would be nice. I think my scalp hates the products I use in it, but so far I haven't found a hair product that doesn't make it dry. In addition, I like hot showers, which doesn't help.


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

Hi, kathryn. Yes, lemon juice works so well. We also have lemons here but its pricey..so we use calamansi instead. You can use coconut oil for dry scalp then see what happens. been using coconut oil and its great for scalp.


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Suzie HQ 3 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

Hi spy,

What an interesting hub! I too have never heard of Calamansi fruit!! Another great one for me to check out. Thanks for this useful article, I don't have dandruff but as you know I am totally up for all things natural and chemical free for skin and hair!! Voted up, useful, interesting, shared and pinned!!


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Thelma Alberts 3 years ago from Germany

Hi spy,

I have been using calamansi juice for my hair since childhood in the Philippines, but when I´m in Germany, the alternative for me is lime or lemon juice as I have not seen calamansi in Germany and in any other European countries. Lemon or lime juice is good, too. Thanks for sharing this informative hub to others. Well done!


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

hi suzie. you can also use lime if you dont have a calamansi..best alternative too! :) thank you for all the ups and shared :)


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

lime or lemon is such a good alternative! thank you for reading Thelma.


friend 3 years ago

hi, spy will try this one , and get back to your site once ive tried it see the result, thank you for this useful info.


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Journey * 2 years ago from USA

I didn't know about these benefits of calamansi juice. It's great to learn something new and useful. Thanks for sharing this information. Voted useful.


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unknown spy 2 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up. Author

thank you Journey!

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