How often is it that we see commercials on television or in glossy magazines promoting anti-dandruff hair care products! Dandruff is a common problem, an embarrasment sometimes for young people, but it is essentially a medical problem that affects almost every second person and almost all age groups. Though not serious, it may cause awkwardness, dandruff is a condition characterized by the shedding of flakes (dead skin cells) from the skin of scalp. However, it is not confined to the head alone and can affect the ears, eyebrows, sides of the nose, beard, moustache and the hairy part of the chest. It can manifest itself on any part of the body which has hair follicles. Dandruff is often mistaken for dry scalp but it is more than that. When skin cells die, a certain amount of flaking is considered normal. Sometimes, there is a great amount of flaking that becomes chronic and is coupled with redness and irritation on the scalp. Homeopathic remedies for dandruff are very effective in treating it naturally and also ensure a permanent recovery from it.