Hands up if every time you wear a dark dress or shirt you’re conscious about the flakes that might be seen on it. Those flakes are a symptom of having dandruff. And you’re not alone.
This common condition affects about half of the adult population, and the good news is that however problematic your dandruff issues are, dandruff shampoos and scalp treatments can go a long way in making a difference.
Dandruff may look different for different people: either it shows up as a flew flakes, or your scalp is always itchy and dry. It is usually caused by a high level of yeast on the skin that promotes inflammation, and it’s more likely to be found on oily scalps. Even lifestyle factors like stress, irregular and poor shampooing habits, or certain spicy and sugar-intensive foods will increase the appearance of flakes. Either way, with the right regimen, it can be controlled effectively.
Here are 11 popular dandruff shampoos and scalp care products that can help balance the sebum levels on your scalp, exfoliate dead skin, and nourish the scalp.
This article originally appeared in Cleo Singapore.