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Dandruff - what is it and how to get rid of it?

Dandruff is a very common scalp condition that manifests itself as flaking, often accompanied by itching, redness and dryness of the scalp. It affects almost half of the adult population, and occurs more often in men, although it is also present in women.

Most often, it can be brought under control with well-chosen scalp care products, but in more serious cases, it is necessary to seek medical help.

The main cause of dandruff is the excessive spread of the Malassezia fungus , which promotes desquamation of the scalp skin, resulting in the appearance of a large number of patches or lumps of dead skin that we recognize as dandruff.

In addition to the colonies of this yeast, the other causative agents are one or a combination of some of the following factors:

  • hormonal (especially changes in sex hormones)
  • lifestyle (stress, poor diet, exposure to unfavorable conditions)
  • climatic conditions (excessively dry air, excessive cold or heat)
  • genetic
  • inadequate products (shampoos)

What kind of dandruff do we know?

Dandruff can be divided into two groups: dry and oily , and apart from that, it can also be distinguished by color, as it can be white or yellowish-gray in color .

Oily dandruff is usually thick, yellow in color and sticks to the scalp, which is often red and irritated.

With such symptoms, it is very likely seborrheic dermatitis , an inflammatory disease of the scalp, but also of other parts of the body rich in sebaceous glands (such as the chin, forehead, groin, area around the nose and eyebrows).

In contrast to oily dandruff, dry dandruff is white or gray , dry and thin and falls easily from the scalp. This form is not considered a disease and can be resolved with the use of appropriate preparations.

How to get rid of it?

Skinlick Sebum Balance Root Cause shampoo for dandruff and oily scalp

With this problem, the best recommendation is to wash your hair more often with a gentle shampoo designed to treat dandruff, such as Skinlick Sebum Balance Root Cause Shampoo .

Skinlick Sebum Balance is a mild shampoo for the regulation of sebum on the scalp, and is suitable for daily use, given that it does not dry out the hair shaft.

Its positive effects on the scalp and hair are multiple, and it is therefore an excellent choice for oily scalp prone to dandruff, in combination with normal to dry hair because:

  • regulates sebum secretion
  • has a soothing and anti-inflammatory effect
  • hydrates the scalp
In addition to using adequate preparations, it is very important to avoid irritating factors such as aggressive and drying hair products (varnishes, sprays, etc.), washing hair in hot water, frequent use of products for dry washing and drying of skin and hair.
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