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Our Range of Scalp Treatments Explained
It seems quite obvious that one of the best and easiest ways to improve your hair’s health is to make sure that you take good care of your scalp as well as your hair. Your scalp is the bedrock of the hair follicle so having a healthy scalp will also help to keep your hair strong and healthy.
Surprisingly many of us overlook scalp care believing that using a good shampoo and conditioner is enough when in reality it often isn’t.
Can A Head Massage Help My Scalp Issues?
A good head massage won’t cure your scalp problems but it does help to increase the blood flow to your head and hair follicles though, which can over time help to improve your hair’s health and strength. It’ll also no doubt leave you feeling relaxed and happy!
So, how do you treat common scalp conditions?
Oily Scalp Treatments
You should look for shampoos containing ingredients such as coal tar, zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide or salicylic acid or speak to your stylist.
There is a common misconception that dandruff is only caused by a dry flaky scalp but having an irritated, oily scalp can also result in an outbreak of dandruff. If this is something you suffer from the maybe try shampoos that contain salicylic acid, zinc pyrithione or coal tar, which should help relieve the issue.
Dry Scalp Treatments
Having a dry scalp can result in dull lifeless hair and itchy sins that is also flaky.
To treat a dry scalp or scalp psoriasis try hair treatments that contain coal tar, salicylic acid or corticosteroids. Again, if you’re unsure then you could speak to a glamaCo staff member or doctor who’ll be able to recommend some good quality products.
Treatments for Chronic Scalp Problems
While the advice above will work for many people there are times when scalp problems can be very persistent and nothing you buy seems to help in restoring your healthy scalp.
If you’re in this situation don’t despair because help is at hand if you speak with your doctor or a dermatologist, as they may be able to prescribe stronger, medicated shampoo or creams. Prescription treatments might include hydrocortisone, steroids or coal tar shampoos are very effective at resolving chronic scalp problems.