3 Items I Received From My Mother as Part of My Heritage | #BeSelsunSure

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“Hey! Your hair looks great!”

“Thank you! I have recently started to use this product which is really effective. Let me show you. You must try this.”

“Err…no, thanks. I don’t think I am comfortable using new things up there!”


This is my regular conversation with my girl-friends. Sometimes, I come across crazy, but I don’t think I have ever met someone who is as particular as I am when it comes to hair. There are multiple reasons for it. But the one which scared me the most is pretty funny. But you see, some childhood fears are real. I once had a dream that I am sitting at a doctor’s office for hair-transplant. And since then, I have been extra cautious with my hair. 

The plethora of hair products available today in the market is enticing. And honestly, I find it very difficult to resist the beautiful hair colours or the smoothening treatments. But I do resist them because I am very proud of my hair – wavy, voluminous and naturally black. I won’t lie – I have inherited them from my mother. 

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Selsun Shampoo – Medicated Anti Dandruff Shampoo

Now, that’s not the only thing I have inherited from her. She has passed on her hobby of cooking which is helping me survive in a land far away from my homeland. She taught me the art of budgeting, which made me capable enough to leave my job early and pursue my passion. And finally, she taught me how to take care of my hair and skin. She is 65 and looks at least ten years younger than her actual age. She doesn’t use any anti-ageing creams and serums. And she started to colour her hair only very recently. 

My mother always told me that you should refrain from changing multiple haircare products as it tends to damage your scalp. And having pretty sensitive curls, my hair reacts to the change of seasons wildly. In summers, my hair becomes oily because of the sweat and is susceptible to hair fall. My mother made sure that I washed my hair with homemade hair masks along with shampoo to remove the excess oil. And once the season starts to change, dandruff is inevitable! 

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Swipe right 👉🏻 for my ‘filmy’ moment with my good hair days! ❤️ And as promised in the video, sharing my secrets here. My mother told me how to keep my scalp clean and dandruff free especially during the humid climate in monsoon. Choosing the right product for treatment of any medical condition is important. It is also important to give proper medical attention as and when required. For example, the first-time dandruff occurred; she introduced me to a medicated anti-dandruff shampoo, Selsun Suspension which contains 2.5% selenium sulphide as the key ingredient. As per the instructions, this anti-dandruff shampoo is supposed to be used twice a week for two weeks and then only when necessary or as recommended by your doctor. By following this easy method, you might prevent the recurrence of dandruff; I have experienced it so I can #BeSelsunSure! You can buy Selsun Suspension online. Find the link in bio! @blogchatter . . . . . . Disclaimer: The views expressed in the post contents are independent views solely of the blogger. This is a part of the public awareness initiative supported by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. This blog is for product awareness purposes only and is not intended to substitute the advice given by licensed health-care professional. Kindly seek advice from health-care provider, if unsure about your symptoms or suitability of product or if pregnant or breastfeeding. We recommend you to read labels, warnings, and directions before use. . . . . #haircare #hairlove #goodhairdays #healthyhair #shampoo #naturalhair #hairtreatment #drandrufftreatment #healthyscalp #indianblogger #blogchatter

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There can be so many reasons for dandruff, such as dry scalp, excess sebum production, hormonal imbalances, a poor diet etc., although the underlying cause is unknown. There was a time for me when dandruff was a severe problem. And that is when I was introduced to Selsun by Abbott. It is one of the most trusted and medicated anti-dandruff in India.   

#BeSelsunSure: Why Selsun Suspension?

The best thing about Selsun Suspension is that it contains 2.5% Selenium Sulfide, which is one of the best-known treatment for dandruff. However, being a medicated shampoo you have to carefully follow the directions for use, mentioned on the back of bottle for best results. 

I remember for the first two weeks, I used it just twice a week to treat my dandruff. And after that, whenever dandruff occurred, I used it – hardly once or twice a month. Eventually, my use of Selsun reduced because it does not just treat dandruff but helps fight against the reappearance of dandruff as well. So, I don’t have to worry at all and I can confidently tell you to #BeSelsunSure.

Healthy tresses are all I want. I am grateful for everything that my mother has given me when it is comes to taking care of hair! I understand the struggle to keep your hair naturally healthy, so I thought of sharing my little secret with you all. What is your hair secret? Share with me in the comments below.


References

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Disclaimer

The views expressed in the blog contents are independent views solely of the blogger. This is a part of the public awareness initiative supported by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. This blog is for product awareness purposes only and is not intended to substitute the advice given by licensed health-care professional. Kindly seek advice from health-care provider, if unsure about your symptoms or suitability of product or if pregnant or breastfeeding.  We recommend you to read labels, warnings, and directions before use.

38 Comments
  1. Yes dandruff can occur due to so many reasons and we should always seek the main cause and eradicate it. Selsun is a good recommendation, have started using it now.

  2. I sometimes have dandruff too but the big issue is with hair fall due to the water. I wonder if Selsun does an anti-dandruff plus hair fall shampoo in one?

  3. Perfect Hair routine!! I’m of the philosophy less is more! So glad you mother passed on to you some wonderful traits and skills!

  4. Dandruff is really a problem for me. And now I am facing severe hairfall. Hope it finds a solution for both. Although I don’t know if the hairfall is solely for dandruff or not.

  5. Oh wow this is indeed very useful and helpful blog post….well i haven’t heard before about the product but it really sounds amazing and effective too..Thanks for sharing..Great work…

  6. I have been using Selsun since my own school days, and at that time this was some of the very few well reputed anti dandruff shampoos available. It’s good to know you had the same experience. Interesting read

  7. This is quite nice and informative, and the product looks like an absolute must for dandruff. Its time to #BeSelsunSure

  8. You do have the perfect hair! My mom recommends Selsun, and I think it’s the best thing she’s recommended. I’ve started using it lately, and I can already feel the difference. If there’s one thing I would tell people right now, it will be to #BeSelsunSure

  9. Selsun shampoo is sounding too promising. It’s just recently that I have started seeing dandruff in my hair. I really can’t wait to give this product a try. Hoping it helps as I really love my tresses and want them back to normal. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Your post resonated so much with my sentiments. It’s really confusing out there. But i really want this dandruff issue gone. Looking at your hair ; i’m going to #Beselsunsure too !
    Totally trying it out.

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