Dandruff is  characterised by itchiness and flaking of the scalp.  In most cases, it is annoying and it can be embarrassing.  As common as this skin condition is, it can be quite hard to eliminate completely. Do not give up on experimenting with products though - dandruff can be controlled using a product that is suitable for your scalp.  Choose from our range below, and have your purchase delivered by courier directly to your door. What causes dandruff? Tips for controlling dandruff  Choosing a dandruff shampoo
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What causes dandruff?

Here are some of the leading causes of dandruff:
  • Dry skin
  • Oily skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Shampooing too much
  • Not scrubbing enough
  • A yeast-like fungus
  • Sensitivity to hair care products
  • Improper diet
  • Stress

Tips for controlling dandruff

Having clean scalp and hair is the most important factor in controlling dandruff.  Using the correct shampoo for your skin type helps to keep your scalp clean, and helps prevent the yeast that can cause dandruff to grow.

Drinking lots of water will help to flush toxins from the body. Eat well and cut back on fizzy drinks and junk food, to help give your scalp and hair the best chance of maintaining balance.

Since stress can be a cause of dandruff, you need to provide your body with enough sleep and rest.

When outside, try wearing a head covering like a hat, headscarf or bandana to help prevent prevent dirt from getting into your hair and scalp.

Choosing a dandruff shampoo

There are hundreds of anti-dandruff shampoo's on the market. Look out for products that contain NO parabens, sulfates or silicones and, unless your case is severe, stick with mild, gentle options. Page updated 12/12/19 5:12:05 pm

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