Whether your hair is looking better than ever or you are rocking the ultimate messy bun, a dry scalp can ruin any look. A dry and itchy scalp that results in dandruff can be a ‘do ruiner and make it hard to feel confident about your hair. Plus, the itching that comes with a dry scalp can be annoying and frustrating.
There are many things that could be causing your dry scalp, from cold weather to over-shampooing. There are also many home remedies, helpful products, and treatments that can help soothe your dry scalp. While you may have to try a few until you find the one that works best for you, there is hope for your itching scalp. In this blog, we will give you some tips that will help you take care of your dry and itchy scalp.
When the oil glands in your scalp are underactive and unable to product the necessary amount of natural oil, they will cause your scalp to become dry. There are a few things that may cause this to occur. Some of the reasons you may have a dry scalp include:
- Cold and dry weather
- Shampooing too frequently or use of harsh shampoos that contain chemicals
- Poor diet and lack of nutrients
- Using styling products that contain alcohol
- Using styling product excessively
- Eczema and other fungal infections
Your dry scalp is likely a result of one of these causes, if none of these seem like they are causing your dry scalp, visiting a doctor can help you figure out the cause and get the right treatment. So, what are some remedies and treatments? Let’s take a look!