These dry scalp and dandruff treatments will help you say bye to flaky, itchy scalp for good.
If you have dry scalp or dandruff, you know that it can plague your hair through the seasons, through life stages, and through hair cuts. Whether you have a perpetually sensitive scalp or just a dry, tight feeling from the winter weather, there’s a solution (or a few) for that.
Luxe: Sachajuan Scalp Treatment
Rosemary oil, salicylic acid, and ginger helps sooth while bringing down redness to help eliminate existing dandruff while working to stop more dandruff from forming. Use this after your shampoo and rub into scalp. The cooling sensation heals while the extracts leave your hair smelling nice.
To buy: $45; barneys.com.
High End: R+Co Crown Scalp Scrub
If you’re feeling the effects of the weather or your daily usage of products, detoxing with a scrub might do the trick. Rub a dab of this in your hair and wash out when the exfoliant has dissolved. This scrub has kaolin in it, a naturally occurring clay that’ll help absorb oil without taking away moisture, so you’re left with full, voluminous hair without the flakes.
To buy: $38; nordstrom.com.
Cheaper: Yes to® Naturals Calming Scalp Relief Shampoo
You might associate specific head/hair issues from your childhood with tea tree, but the cooling qualities of this magic oil also helps fight off itchy, flaky scalp. This shampoo is also loaded with cypress oils to help moisturize, so you don’t have to worry about stripped, lifeless hair. Depending on how dry your scalp gets, use at least once a week.
To buy: $8; target.com.
Cheapest: Apple Cider Vinegar
Sometimes, you need relief right away. Apple cider vinegar works as a home remedy to treat dandruff by disrupting the pH of your scalp and release build up. Mix equal parts water and apple cider vinegar and let sit on hair for 15 minute and rinse out. It’s as easy as that.
To buy: $6; walmart.com.