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Itchy Flaky Scalp? Salon Solutions That Work

Itchy Flaky Scalp? Salon Solutions That Work
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Suffering from an itchy, flaky, scalp? You're not alone and we're here to help with salon shampoos to soothe and relieve.

An itchy, flaky, scalp is something we've all had at one time or another. And some of us are more prone than others. It seems whatever we do, we just can't get rid of the dreaded flakes. At some point, almost half the population is affected  by this annoying condition, and for some, the itching, irritation and soreness can be very distressing. In addition to the flakes, you may also experience sore, red patches on the skin and also a 'greasy' sensation. So it's really important to change your shampoo and take charge of the situation, before it gets out of hand.

Itchy, flaky, scalp - the causes

The actual causes aren't all that well known, but most experts agree on 3 factors: too much oil (yes, really!), an overgrowth of yeast, and allergies.  And if you're prone to eczema or psoriasis, that could also be what's causing the flakes.

Here at allbeauty, we have a large range of shampoos and treatments for an itchy, flaky, scalp. But we've highlighted just a few for specific conditions:

Philip Kingsley Flaky, Itchy Scalp Shampoo
Philip Kingsley Jet Set Take Comfort

We love this shampoo from Philip Kingsley (you can read our recent review here). It's ideal for itchy scalps that also feel sore and need soothing. With a fresh, apple scent, you can feel it working straight away and it's safe to use daily.

Salcura Omega Rich Formula Shampoo
Salcura Omega Rich Formula Shampoo 200ml

Salcura is our go-to range for skin affected by eczema, psoriasis and allergies. If you suspect your flakes are caused by such a condition, then this is the shampoo for you. Containing Sea Buckthorn, Frankincense and Rosemary, your hair will be shiny and your scalp soothed.

men-ü Healthy Hair & Scalp Shampoo 100ml
men-ü Hair & Body Healthy Hair & Scalp Shampoo 100ml

Just for men, this shampoo is for all but especially those with itchy scalps. Perfect for everyday use, thanks to the neat, concentrated size of men-ü products it will also fit discreetly in a gym bag. Another great shampoo for guys is American Crew Anti Dandruff + Sebum Control Shampoo.

Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Range
Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Lavender Mint Moisturizing Shampoo 300ml

Containing anti-bacterial Tea Tree, Lavender and Peppermint, this range is an ideal 'natural' range to cleanse the scalp and wash away impurities. It's great for restoring equilibrium to the scalp, especially if you feel yeast could be a factor.


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