Back The Guardian The best solutions for dry, flaky scalps | Sali Hughes
Search Sections 17 Nov
Close
Advertisement
The best solutions for dry, flaky scalps | Sali Hughes15 Sep 3:00am

The best solutions for dry, flaky scalps | Sali Hughes

The Guardian
While moisturising helps, unless dead skin is removed, you are basically gluing down flakes Sunday nights throughout childhood were spent on a kitchen chair in front of Esther Rantzen’s That’s Life! as my father rubbed olive oil (bought in tiny bottles from the chemist) into my dry, flaky scalp. It was enjoyable until the next day, when my greased hair drooped and the itchiness and flakes crept back. It wasn’t until later I learned that while moisturising helps a dry scalp, unless dead skin is removed at the same time you are basically gluing down flakes pending their resurrection. While the afro hair industry has always understood this, the caucasian and mainstream brands have been slow to catch up. Only recently have effective – and weirdly satisfying – scalp-soothing exfoliators become available. Among them is
Read full story
 Like Comment
Advertisement

Comments

No comments yet...
On the top

Date settings

Today is Saturday, November 17, 2018

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookie policy.

Accept

The Guardian

Close