An itchy, flaky scalp is not something that anyone wants to deal with, It can be so uncomfortable spending the day scratching at your head. An itchy scalp can be caused by many factors including having a dry scalp, excessive oil, scalp psoriasis, using the wrong products and more. Depending on the extent of the case, there are many different ways to treat an itchy, flaky scalp, a basic way to begin to care for it is with the correct hair products.
Psoriasis a chronic skin condition that causes a build-up of skin cells on parts of the body. On your scalp it can form scaly red patches that cause itching, flaking and even bleeding. It can also affect the back of ears, forehead and neck. If this all sounds familiar to you, it is recommended to see a professional for expert advice on this condition to ensure it is treated properly.
We have a lot of wonderful products here on BeautyFeatures that are designed to calm, soothe and treat an itchy, scaly scalp. In this blog we will discuss some of the most popular items that may ease your symptoms.
This product is perfect for sensitive scalps, it relieves itching and soothes any discomfort without weighing down your hair. It pairs perfectly with its sister product the Alfaparf Semi Di Lino Scalp RELIEF Calming Shampoo.
Sometimes an itchy scalp can also mean the dreaded dandruff. This product deeply cleanses and gently exfoliates the scalp minimising the dandruff in your hair. This works really well with the products mentioned in the previous point too, you can even purchase the Alfaparf Semi Di Lino Scalp RELIEF Calming Shampoo, this scrub and the Alfaparf Semi Di Lino Scalp RENEW Energise Tonic as a bundle with the Alfaparf Semi Di Lino Scalp RENEW Bundle.
Yep! Your fave skincare acid is also a haircare acid, who knew? The peeling agent Salicylic Acid exfoliates and reduces the appearance of an oily, flaky scalp while the other ingredients work to hydrate and reduce the scalps redness. Sounds like an all round winner!
This is a medicating shampoo that is proven to help prevent and relieve the symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff, such as scalp irritation, flaking, redness, and itching. This scalp recovery shampoo helps you to see results after just one wash and along with its corresponding products (see next point) it can give you amazing results.
This final product works as part of a three-step system with the Nioxin Scalp Recovery Purifying Cleanser Shampoo to combat dandruff, scalp irritation, flaking, redness, and itching. This leave in treatment calms, cleanses and rebalances the scalp getting you closer to a flake free, calm head! These two products along with step two of their system can be bought together as the Nioxin Scalp Recovery: Anti-Dandruff 3-Step System Kit.
Well, that was a little more than five products, but I hope you came across some that interested you! Hopefully you've found the perfect product for your scalp so you can be well on your way to a clean and calm head without the worry of flakes and constant itching.