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How to get rid of dandruff

Beauty expert Shahnaz Husain tells you how to tackle this problem

Dandruff is a common scalp condition. In its mild form, it consists of loose white flakes, which fall off and may be noticed on the shoulders and back. Sometimes, the flakes may be yellowish in colour. Even mild dandruff can be accompanied by itching. Sometimes, the scales, along with oily secretions, tend to adhere to the scalp, which people commonly refer to as "sticky dandruff." In winter, due to lack of moisture, the scalp may become dry and flaky. This kind of dandruff is the loose kind, which does not stick to the scalp. 

Hot oil therapy is a useful home treatment for the prevention and control of common dandruff. It also relieves dryness of the scalp and prevents clogging of the pores of the scalp. 

Heat olive oil and apply on the scalp with cotton wool. Rub gently to dislodge the flakes. Then dip a towel in hot water, squeeze out the waterand wrap the towel around the head, like a turban. Keep it on for 5…

Hair dryer and its nozzles.

I have a professional hair dryer and many like me...I do own it but dont know how to use it like a pro.Well,it took me a while to guess what nozzle does what...so here goes :
The Concentrators

While they come in various shapes and sizes, concentrators do just that: help you to concentrate air flow into a specific area on your head, enabling you to have more control while you're styling. For shiny locks, direct the flow of the nozzle from the roots to the ends. Also, use a lower speed setting with a higher temperature to not only speed up drying, but to keep your hair from blowing all over.

The Diffusers


Perfect for the wavy- or curly-haired, this attachment helps to reduce the intensity of your blow-dryer's air flow. Therefore, it also tames the frizzies. 
The Picks

Just as a hair pick is used to create volume, a pick attachment on a dryer creates it too. With lots of different shapes and sizes available,hese types of nozzles will add lift to any style. Shorter hair needs a shorter…