Did you know that your scalp could be crying for help? All the dirt, pollution and sweat combined together could very well be clogging your pores leading to dreaded fungal infections in your scalp. What are the implications of this, you ask? Hair loss, itchy scalp, flaking and several other hair problems you surely want to correct before things go out of hand. If you feel like your scalp is ridden with fungal infections, it’s time to take charge and follow the rules below…
Use an oil that medicates and helps hair growth
 

Use an oil that medicates and helps hair growth

Yeast infections and scalp concerns often lead to hair breakage and hair fall. This is when you need to include a hair oil that promotes hair growth. For that we suggest going with Indulekha Bringha Oil. Known for its medicinal properties, this bhringha oil has the power to hydrate your tresses and reduce hair fall.

Wash your hair with a detoxifying shampoo
 

Wash your hair with a detoxifying shampoo

When you’re suffering from yeast infections and other scalp problems, it means that there’s too much buildup in your scalp. What you need to do is wash your hair with a shampoo and conditioner targeted towards detoxifying your scalp. We suggest going with the TRESemme Botanique Detox and Restore Shampoo and Conditioner. This range is a blend of ginseng and neem—both of which have anti-fungal properties that help in deep cleansing the scalp.

Do not share
 

Do not share

Sharing combs and hair ties can be detrimental to the health of your hair. For all you know, you’re probably suffering from fungal infections because you used somebody else’s comb or hairband. A word of advice—fungal infections can be contagious and you will only make your infection worse if you rely on others’ essentials.

Avoid tying wet hair
 

Avoid tying wet hair

A moisture-ridden zone means you’re making way for bacterial growth. If you’re suffering from fungal infections in your scalp, it means you have to ensure that there’s no room for bacteria and one of the ways to do so is by making sure your hair is dry when you tie it up.

Protect your scalp from the sun
 

Protect your scalp from the sun

Long hours in the sun can dry out the scalp and rob it of its natural oils thereby worsening a fungal infection or an itchy scalp. So make sure you limit your time in the sun or wear a scarf whenever you step out as the UV rays can easily damage your scalp in more ways than one.