5 Common Scalp Problems and How to Treat Them
The scalp is often ignored when it comes to hair care, especially since we usually focus on our lengths and ends – but its health can be the key to over-all optimal hair health. Read on to find out more about the five most common scalp problems and how to treat them:
Dandruff is very common, but it’s actually not your fault.
According to Robyn Gmyrek, MD, a dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology in New York City, “An oily scalp can lead to overgrowth of a yeast that naturally occurs on the skin. That can lead to inflammation and flaking.”
Another cause could be seborrheic dermatitis, a condition triggered by stress or cold weather.