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The Causes of Dry & Itchy Scalp
Chloe Song Beauty Expert
The Causes of Dry & Itchy Scalp

Many people worry about itchy scalp or dandruff due to dry air and seasonality. If you scratch it too hard, it can seriously hurt your scalp more, especially if you have dry or sensitive scalp. Itching, dandruff and scalp problems can also be caused by seborrheic dermatitis.

Causes of Itchy Scalp

1. Lack of Moisture

Since the scalp is covered with hair and the sebaceous glands are concentrated, it will not feel dry easily. However, like other skins, the scalp can be dehydrated by the dry air and other factors. Especially during the changing of seasons, the scalp lacks moisture, which can cause more itching due to friction on hair and external stimuli.

2. Pore Are Blocked

In order for hair to grow, the pores must be open, but when this space becomes smaller, and when the new hair grows, it irritates the scalp and makes you feel itchy. Itchy phenomena occur when a thick swordfish hair grows thicker than normal hair.

3. Scalp Tartar (Sebum)

Scalp, shampoo residue, and dead skin cells on the scalp can oxidize and build up solid waste mass that can cause itching. These scalp tartar are hard as the tartar of the tooth and they are difficult to remove, The more tartar you have the harder it is for new hair to grow, so it is better to manage it periodically by scaling the scalp.

How To Resolve Itchy Scalp

To resolve scalp itching and dandruff caused by dryness, follow the same basic skin care instructions 'Cleansing-Nourishing'This is important. Along with the correct shampoo, apply moisture and nourishment to your scalp just as you would apply a moisturizer on your face to maintain your oil and moisture balance.

 

Gently rub your scalp with shampoo and rinse thoroughly.

Because the scalp is dry and hard to remove the sebum completely. Use sea salt scaling once or twice a week. After exfoliation, give your scalp a serum or help you hydrate and nourish.

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