What is Dandruff?

Dandruff is a more common name for the skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis, or seborrhea occurring on the scalp. It is a very common condition that is found in kids and adults alike, regardless of age, sex or race. It has nothing to the patient’s hygiene, but washing and brushing the hair can help remove old skin flakes. Dandruff can be controlled with the proper treatment, even though it can be a chronic condition at times.

It is best to start shampooing with a non-medicated shampoo. The scalp has to be massaged firmly and then rinsed well. Shampooing frequently can help remove skin flakes, reduce the oiliness and also prevent the buildup of dead skin cells.

If this fails to help, special anti-dandruff shampoos have been found to be helpful. Anti-dandruff shampoos with the following ingredients will help: