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How to Get Rid of Dandruff

Don't be embarrassed by your itchy, peeling scalp. Follow these tips to keep dandruff away.


  • Step 1: Crush two aspirins in shampoo Crush two aspirin to a fine powder and add it to your regular shampoo. Wait one to two minutes, and then rinse and wash with your regular shampoo.
  • Step 2: Replace shampoo with baking soda Replace your shampoo with baking soda. Wet your hair and, instead of shampoo, rub a handful of baking soda into your scalp. Then thoroughly rinse and dry your hair.
  • TIP: After a few weeks, your scalp will produce natural oils, leaving your scalp free from dandruff.
  • Step 3: Shake salt on scalp Before shampooing, shake some salt onto your scalp. Massage it into your scalp for a couple minutes, and then rinse and shampoo.
  • Step 4: Use dandruff shampoo Decrease oil and cell buildup by washing your hair with a dandruff shampoo.
  • TIP: Use the shampoo that works best for your condition.
  • Step 5: Consult a doctor Consult a doctor or dermatologist about medicated lotions and shampoos if over-the-counter products are not effective.
  • Step 6: Cut back on hair products Cut back on styling gels, hair sprays, and mousses to avoid buildup on your hair and scalp.
  • Step 7: Learn to relax Relax and be patient. Stress can trigger dandruff or worsen existing symptoms.
  • FACT: Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin disorder that affects the scalp, causing itching, mild redness, skin scales, and dandruff.

You Will Need

  • Two aspirin
  • Shampoo
  • Baking soda
  • A saltshaker
  • Salt
  • Dandruff shampoo
  • A dermatologist
  • Relaxation
  • Patience

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