Dandruff flakes are actually dead skin cells that naturally fall off the scalp, either a dry scalp or an overly oily scalp can cause excess cells to clump and fall off, forming dandruff flakes. A very common fungus called Malassezia which lives on the scalp of most healthy adults without causing any problems, but overgrowth of Malassezia can stimulate the scalp and cause dandruff as well.
There are two types of dandruff.
Dry dandruff is causing by a dry scalp without natural sebum protection which remains the moisture on the scalp.sp layer of the skin dries out, cracks and sheds as fine flakes.
What Is The Symptom Of DRY Dandruff?
Dry scalp without natural sebum protection which remains the moisture on the scalp.
Your scalp is dry and Itchy.
The flakes are dry.
The flakes are smaller in size.
The flakes are white in color.
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