Build-up of products and dirt on the scalp can cause irritation, leading to dryness and itchiness. Find out how you can avoid this build-up on coiled hair.
HOW DOES BUILD-UP CAUSE IRRITATION?
When hair products, oils, and dirt accumulate on the scalp, the resulting build-up can break down into potentially irritating substances.
Irritation can lead to dryness, itchiness and sometimes flakes.
The more you itch and scratch, the worse the irritation gets, so avoid the temptation!
HOW CAN YOU PREVENT BUILD-UP?
Preventing build-up in the first place is easier than washing it away.
Keep heavy styling products (like heavy oils and high resin-based products) to a minimum. There’s no need to avoid them completely, but it’s best not to use lots every day.
If you can, choose lighter products that wash easily and cleanly from your hair.
You can minimize build-up by choosing the right product to effectively cleanse the scalp every time you shampoo your hair.
Use a shampoo that gives you effective cleansing without stripping hair’s essential moisture, like our Head & Shoulders Dry Scalp Care Shampoo.
When your hair and scalp are properly moisturized, you may find that you can use fewer products between washes, which will minimize build-up.
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