Dandruff is a condition wherein skin flakes come out of the scalp. These collect amidst the hair and sometimes settle on shoulders, face, eyebrows and clothes. There are basically two types of dandruff - dry dandruff and waxy dandruff. Dry dandruff causes itchiness. In this case the small flakes are loosely scattered in the hair as compared to the waxy dandruff which remains stuck to the scalp in patches. Dandruff is infectious in nature and can spread to others by using of common towels, combs, soaps and hairbrushes. The reasons for dandruff may be poor nutrition, deficiency of zinc, fungus or even high use of alkaline soaps and shampoos. Dandruff can be treated using natural remedies. In the following lines, we provide some home remedies for curing dandruff.