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Home Remedy For Dry And Rough Hair
Yes: Eat a diet that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, vit c, beta-carotene and magnesium to nourish your skin from the inside out. (fatty fish like salmon, halibut and sardines, walnuts, flax seeds, yellow and orange fruits and veges, and chocolate!) long showers and baths can dehydrate skin! use moisturizers (and or olive oil) and gentle cleansers. Exfoliate with yogurt, and drink plenty of water! ...Read more
Shampoos are helpful: Dandruff (seborheic dermatitis) will usually clear with selsun blue or ketoconazole shampoo in 1-2 weeks if the case is mild. You may also find some success with salicylic acid or tar shampoos or a specific shampoo called dhs zinc. Sometimes it is more severe and will require more aggressive treatment. See your doctor or a dermatologist if the above is not helping after a couple weeks. ...Read more
Less of 1, more of 2: Most dry hair is caused by over-shampooing and over-blow drying, no matter what you've read. Shampoo less frequently, perhaps only once or twice a week; add a conditioner (any good one will do); avoid blow drying and harsh styling products. That will work 99% of the time. If it doesn't, see your doctor to rule out an underlying cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
very dry scalp..oil caused dandruff.tried ANT-DD shampoo but dry scalp Will steam treatment help to control dry scalp? any home remedies?
No steam: Use natural oil massaged at night , sampo 2-3 times a wk. ...Read more
Healthy hair: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having hair loss while massaging my hair with hair oil, and also hair is too thin. Suggest me some simple home remedies?
See your Dr.: Lichen planus is an inflammatory disorder of the mucosal soft tissue. It is best treated with Prednesone a corticosteriod prescription medication and evaluated by your doctor in 7 - 10 days. The hot red bloatchy skin might be a reaction that is occurring from the application of the home remedies. It is best to have them reviewed by your doctor before further use. ...Read more
A variety of things: And use warm, rather than hot, water. http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/problems/treating/oily-skin-treatments.htm. ...Read more
What's a good over-the-counter face wash, mask, or home remedy for extreme blackheads on the nose and chin area? I have oily skin.
Blackheads: Mix one fourth cup of hot water and one teaspoonful of Epsom salt with 4 drops of iodine. Mix well and allow to cool. Dip a cotton ball and apply to the blackhead and surrounding areas. When mixture is dry gently remove with a clean cloth. This is one of the good and effective home remedies for blackheads. ...Read more
None of the above: OTC pediculicides do not kill eggs & must be repeated in 9 days. You may need 2 bottles each time for long hair. You must use the same product each time on hair that has not been shampooed & will not be shampooed for at least 2 days. Again, you & your mom need to read www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/head/treatment.html. And again, see your doctor tomorrow for prescription medications. Go to bed now. ...Read more
Moisturizer: When showering, use luke warm water and keep the contact time less than five minutes. Use a soap free cleanser (cetaphil, dove sensitive skin, olay). Afterwards, use an oil-free, fragrance-free moisturizer. ...Read more
Hair care from rough/hard water.... ? Which shampoo ir hair conditioner will be best and for skin care too
Be gentle: Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots. Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm looking for a good dry scalp shampoo since I find my scalp dry after a shower, and greasy throughout the day. Any good suggestions?
Dryness or seb derm: I try to distinguish between flaking and dandruff caused by dryness, which i'd treat with a gentle, fragrance-free shampoo and perhaps reduced frequency of shampooing, and seborrheic dermatitis, which is more often associated with oiliness and a 'greasy scale', which i'd treat with a medicated shampoo containing zinc, or tar, or selenium sulfide, or salicylic acid, or ketoconazole. ...Read more
Is the keragreen hair treatment effective? My hair is dry, damaged & frizzy with an oily scalp! what to do to have a healthy & normal hair? Help
Are you: Are you presently using a shampoo and condtioner for dry and damaged hair? Dove has a very good one. ...Read more
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