What is dandruff? Also known as psoriasis.
•Dandruff :a seborrheic scurf that forms on the scalp and comes off in small scales. •Another definition is Dandruff is a common skin problem that can cause scalp scaliness, flakiness, itching, or redness. It can flare up when the weather changes, especially in winter, and during stressful times.
Tips 1.A flaky scalp may lead you to think dandruff is caused by dry skin. But actually, dandruff has more to do with your skin producing too much oil.
2.Your diet can affect your dandruff. Some antioxidants and anti-inflammatory foods may help. Try foods high in vitamin B, zinc, and omega-3 fatty acids like fruits and vegetables, fish, and multivitamins.
3.“Not shampooing enough will only make your dandruff worse. -it causes more oil and dead skin cells to accumulate on your scalp, which the yeast and fungi just continue to feed on”.
4.There is a difference between dry scalp & dandruff. •the difference between dry scalp and dandruff is Dry scalp is due to loss of moisture from the skin and can be caused by the application of soap, strong detergents, cold weather, product build up, hard water, and diet (example: caffeine).