Dandruff is not a rare scalp issue. It is a common form of dermatitis.
What is dandruff?
Dandruff is a condition that causes visible flakes on your scalp. These flakes are not contagious, nor do they pose a health risk. Instead, it causes embarrassment and itchiness. Plus, it can lead to hair loss in extreme cases.
Why should you avoid scratching your scalp?
Dandruff makes your head crown itchy. But it is best to resist the urge to scratch because this increases irritation.
How to treat dandruff?
There are many topical treatments for scalp conditions. These products are for external use only and treat the symptom like itching.
But dandruff is a sign your scalp is unhealthy. Why? Because of your environment, vitamin deficiency, product choices, or hair care techniques.
According to Healthline, a healthy scalp needs the support of a nutritious diet, gentle hair care products, and a scalp scrub for light exfoliation.
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