Your scalp sets the stage for your hair. A dry, flaky scalp often means damaged hair. Banish the winter hair blahs and keep embarrassing dandruff at bay with these three great shampoos.
AG Control Anti-Dandruff Shampoo - AG Hair uses Zinc pyrithione - an active dandruff fighting ingredient - and at 2%, they use the largest amount allowable without a prescription. This shampoo also includes coconut-derived surfactants, Vitamin E, and silk and keratin protein. Panthenol acts as a calming agent for your scalp and is very healing.
Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo - This shampoo contains tea tree oil, which has anti-fungal properties that help with scalp irritations. This super oil also acts as a great scalp moisturizer and aids in hair growth. The Paul Mitchell Tea Tree line is best known for it's fresh scent and the tingling, invigorating feeling your scalp gets while you shampoo.
Kenra Dandruff Shampoo - Kenra's dandruff blasting shampoo is currently in my shower now and I'm crazy about it. Natural Jasmine Oil An aromatic oil that helps to alleviate itchy, dry skin and provides an uplifting and therapeutic aroma. I've found that a little goes a long way and creates major lather. This shampoo is gentle enough for everyday use, but works just as well against dandruff when used once or twice a week.
Besides weather and shampoo, there are other factors that contribute to a dry itchy scalp. While washing your hair, treat yourself to a gentle scalp massage with the tips of your fingers. Always be sure to rinse your shampoo and conditioner thoroughly with warm water. Using water that is too hot can seriously dry out your scalp and your skin all over.
Do you have a secret weapon against dandruff? Let's hear it!