Dandruff is a very common kind of scalp irritation. It happens when cells on the scalp start building up overtime. You can fight dandruff with the help of an anti-dandruff shampoo that contains coal tar, pyrithione zinc, salicylic acid and sulfur. When you use the shampoo to get rid of dandruff, then you must apply it more than once in a single wash. Also make sure you keep the shampoo on for more than five minutes before washing.

You can also apply some yogurt mixed with thyme or sage will also help in reducing the dandruff. Some people apply the juice of a lemon mixed with oil to get rid of dandruff. These are just a few home remedy tips. There are many homeopathic remedies that are effective in treating dandruff. It might take some time but the results are more often than not positive.

Aromatherapy has gained a lot of popularity in the past few years. You can use aromatherapy too to get rid of dandruff. Essential oils of cypress, cedarwood and juniper are very effective in fighting dandruff. A kinesiologist may advise you to use tea tree oil and selenium shampoo on your scalp to get rid of dandruff.