Curing Your Itchy Scalp

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There is nothing worse than having an itchy scalp. When your scalp itches it takes over your entire life. You can’t concentrate on anything; all you can think about is how badly your scalp itches. 

The good news is that you don’t have to let your itchy scalp take over your life. There are several things that you can do to cure your itchy scalp.



It could be your Hair care Products

Take a second to think about the kind of hair products you are using. Have you changed something? Are you using a different hairspray? Do you have a new shampoo? It’s possible that your itchy scalp is nothing more than an allergic reaction. If you have changed one of your hair care products, stop using it and see if your itchy scalp goes away.



Some of the things we do to make our hair look better triggers an itchy scalp. Products such as hair dye and chemical perms can trigger an allergic reaction and result in an itchy scalp. Test the chemical based product on a small section of your hair before you cover your entire scalp with the stuff.

How often do you Wash?

When was the last time you washed your hair. When your scalp gets really dirty, the buildup of grime can block the pores in your scalp, making it uncomfortable and itchy. If your scalp stays dirty long enough you can get scalp zits or a nasty rash.



On the other hand washing your hair too often can also make scalp itch. Frequent washing strips your hair and scalp of its protective oils. The best policy is to wash your hair at least two times a week but not more than four.

Sunburn

What were you doing in the hours leading up to the time when you first started to notice your scratchy scalp? Were you outside? If you were, you should stand in front of mirror. Part a few strands of hair and really look at the skin, is it bright pink? If it is you can safely assume that you managed to sunburn your scalp. Coat your entire head in aloe vera. Tuck your hair into a cap and give the aloe vera enough time to cool you scalp.




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