Anyone suffering from a dry scalp could tell you that picking up any old shampoo just isn’t in the cards. There are very few products on the market which are sensitive enough to use on a dry scalp every day without over-drying the rest of your hair. These shampoos are packed with essential vitamins which soothe an irritable scalp and put a stop to dandruff without over-treating the ends.
Clear Scalp & Hair Beauty Moisturising Dry Scalp Shampoo 350ml, $8.00
Shampoos and conditioners which have an added Nutrium 10 technology are important to look out for if you suffer from a dry or flaky scalp. A specialised blend of 10 unique vitamins and minerals help to nourish hair to create stronger strands and a clean scalp.
Hope’s Relief Formula 2 Scalp & Hair Conditioner 200ml, $17.99
Dealing with dandruff and an itchy scalp seems like a nightmare if you’re not using the correct products. This specialised conditioner uses 5 active herbal ingredients which feed the scalp and stop future dry patches when used in moderation. Safe enough to use for the rest of your hair, this conditioner should be applied to the scalp and washed off after 2-3 minutes.
Organix Hydrating Macadamia Dry Styling Oil 100ml, $20
Macadamia oil hydrates and strengthens hair and is concentrated enough to use on both the scalp and ends of your hair. The formula softens problem areas and leaves hair feeling smooth and shiny.
Apivita Nourishing & Repairing Hair Mask for Dry Deydrated Hair with Almond and Honey 150ml, $29.99
Hair masks are a fantastic way to treat your hair 2-3 times a month, since they are super-hydrating and work to repair both your scalp and ends. This mask is packed with an antioxidant called rosemary infusion which repairs hair and acts as both an antiseptic and anti-irritant. Leave on for 3-5 minutes then wash off with lukewarm water. Perfect for anyone with an itchy scalp.
Appelles Blackseed Shampoo with Rosemary, Ylang Ylang, and Lavandin Super 150ml, $16.95
The lightweight formula is gentle enough to use every single day and will clean and nourish a dry scalp and almost any hair type. Massage gently into the scalp to remove excess oil and dead skin cells then wash off with lukewarm water.
What products do you recommend to treat a dry scalp?
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By Felicia Sapountzis