What Is Dry Scalp?


Dry scalp is a really common problem, but what exactly is it and how can you treat it?

Damage to the outer layer of skin cells on the scalp is normally the cause of dry scalp, as this lets essential moisture escape easily.

Dandruff is a key cause of dry scalp it disrupts the moisture barrier, making it hard for the cells to retain moisture, leading to a dry, tight and often itchy feeling.

There are plenty of other factors that can make a dry scalp worse too, from heat styling to hot showers.

Easy Dry Scalp Management with Head & Shoulders

Using Head & Shoulders locks in up to 75% more moisture than an ordinary moisturizing shampoo2.

So give your hair and scalp a hydration boost with our Smooth & Silky Shampoo.

Its formulated with 3 moisturizers to deliver a deep hydration you can feel from the first wash.

For textured hair, our Smooth & Silky Conditioner delivers enriched moisture for your scalp and hair. It contains almond oil and coconut essence to fight dry scalp1 and leave your hair looking great.

Dry scalp shampoo not working?

If after using Head & Shoulders exclusively for 3 weeks you see no improvement, consult a dermatologist, as your dry scalp could be caused by something other than dandruff.

More about dry scalp

1caused by dandruff

2relative to baseline, with regular use, vs. the leading cosmetic brands base variant

Causes of dry scalp