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Instead, Dr. Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, a dermatologist in NYC, believes one of the simplest natural remedies is changing up your diet. “High-carb foods can result in the buildup of glycogen in the skin, which yeast feeds on,” she told The Cut. Zeichner agrees, adding, “Although there’s little data, the same foods that promote acne may exacerbate dandruff.” Cut back on carbs and see if you notice a difference.
Weiser, on the other hand, claims oil treatments are the way to go, especially coconut oil. “Oil-based treatments can help to balance some of the scalp’s excessive oil production,” she told The Cut. “Applying oils to the scalp will help draw oils from it and remove them. It’s the classic law of attraction, where like substances attract each other.”
Like most skin conditions, if symptoms persist, see a doctor.