Go inside the Prevention Skin and Hair lab and see how avocados and lemons can make your hair look its best! You'll also get two great natural remedies for dandruff flakes.
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Male1: So Nikki is here to help us with the big do. Looks like some, somebody just flew by here, but actually this is good stuff. We’re going to show you how it works. So you’re applying an avocado. Female1: Hair mask. Male1: Hair mask. And we’ve talked about avocados on the face over 25 essential vitamins and minerals, natural oils. Female1: Yeah, all the vitamins and minerals that are found in avocado are great for your skin but also great for your hair. Male1: The next thing that we want to talk about is dandruff, and you know you see it, what causes it? What it is really just an increase turn over of new cells and a cell dying on your scalp. That’s what causes that flakiness. But we’ve got a couple great tips for it. Female1: A simple sure is lemon juice. You can have two table spoons of lemon juice, apply it to the scalp rinse it with a little bit of warm water. Or if you want to have a leave in conditioner or a leave in treatment for your dandruff, one teaspoon of lemon juice and warm water, mix in and you can leave on it, and your hair smells lemonade. Male1: So like you mentioned, lemon oil or lemon juice is a great treatment for you dandruff. But another great suggestion is a little tea tree oil, only 5%. If you put that on your hair, you’re going to reduce your dandruff by at least 50%. So give that a try. Male2: See a common theme with lemons today Luis. Female1: Yeah, I’m all about lemons. Female2: Lemons can also increase your highlights, but you got to be careful it doesn’t dry out your hair as well. Male2: I put lemon juice in my hair on spring break in high school. Male3: Yeah, I did this. Male2: And my new nickname after that was lemon wig. Because I came back with bri- moon care. Male1: So those are our tips, back to you all up there
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