Dry scalp can be a pain…LITERALLY! Symptoms like irritation, flakes, and inflammation are a nuisance, but when you add winter to the mix, you are in for a world of problems. Fortunately, symptoms can be managed with a few tweaks to your hair care routine.
Dry Scalp Care Tips: What You Need to Know
Use A Gentle Shampoo for Your Dry Scalp
- Shampoo less: Double cleanse with a gentle shampoo and try to delay your next wash day.
- Shampoo frequency: Daily cleaning- once every 3 days; Purifying cleaning- Once every 2 weeks.
- Shampoo with a gentle ingredient: Such us myrrha, aloe, glycyrrhetinic acid, juniperus Communis…
A Purifying pre-shampoo has a gentle, clean-rinsing formula packaged in a bottle that is designed to target your scalp so that the formula can glide from the roots to the end of the hair shaft. After the pre-shampoo, shampoo once again with a daily hydration care shampoo is necessary. It can It also soothes the scalp inflammation and enhances the scalp’s recovery system.
- Must Avoid the Shampoo Mark With
Harsh sulfates, Paraben, Dimethicone, Soap Base, 2-in-1 shampoos, and conditioner only washing as these products can agitate the scalp causing dryness, itchiness, flaking, and shedding.
When applied to the scalp, some conditioners may irritate the scalp or weigh hair down with oils. If your goal is to have voluminous hair, apply conditioner at least one inch away from the scalp. Avoid applying conditioner to your scalp unless otherwise stated.
Soothe and Hydrate Your Scalp with A Scalp Spray
Applying a scalp serum, scalp spray, or other soothing treatment can keep the itch away. Use it after washing, but before styling and repeat daily or as needed. If symptoms are persistent, opt to see a dermatologist for a complete diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Keep it Clean
Hygiene is often overlooked during wash day, but it can contribute greatly to the state of your hair and scalp. Here are a few rules to remember.
- Always dry your hair and scalp with a clean microfiber towel.
- Replace or clean styling tools (combs, clips, rollers, ponytail holders, etc.) regularly.
- Change your satin pillowcase at least once weekly.
- Always style hair and massage your scalp with clean hands.
- Avoid scratching your scalp. This can cause cuts and inflammation. Pat gently or use the ball of your fingertips instead.
Try some of these tips and you’ll have a happier Winter wash day!