For us Indians, hair oil seems to be the ultimate remedy for all hair woes. But mind you, oiling your hair when suffering from dandruff can only aggravate the itch and flake. Don't trust us? Read on.
Dr. Vijay Singal, a renowned Indian dermatologist at Delhi based Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute reveals that though hair oil is known to moisturize hair, applying oil on your shaft when suffering from dandruff can prevent moisture from entering into the scalp, leading to formation of more flakes due to choked pores. Makes sense!
Oiling hair when already infected with dandruff will only intensify the itch and hair fall. Rather opt for other natural remedies like lemon juice, aloe vera or yoghurt to soothe and cure dandruff from the roots.
(AW: Suchorita Dutta Choudhury)