Sensitive Scalp? What to use and how

Sensitive Scalp? What to use and how

Thousdands of individuals worldwide are experiencing sensitive scalp and are looking for a solution with a product to fight back.

Hypersensitivity of the scalp – to touch and not only – is largerly experienced globally and is a problem that can cause discomfort all day long. In fact, 60% of women and 40% of men say they suffer of some sort of sensitivity.

Causes may be different but proper treatment can help solve the problem or alleviate the disorder.

What can be done and how to treat sensitive scalp and how to diagnose it?




Whom sufferers of sensitive scalp usually accuses very specific symptoms: pain, burning, itching, inflammation, redness of the skin and, in some cases, the appearance of dandruff and hair loss, which can be resolved in a few ways.

In addition to this, the scalp can be stretched and this can be – together with other disorders – symptom of hyperactivity and hypersensitivity.

Obviously, it is crucial to understand the reasons behind the problem and what can be done to improve the situation.



The causes


Possible causes may be the use of a wrong shampoos, as well as an unbalanced diet. Other reasons may be due to pollution, exposure to certain climatic conditions, stress and more.

Often, in any case, the fault is considered to be of the wrong shampoo when washing the hair: some of these contain – like drugstores shampoos – in fact, harmful and harsh chemicals that can cause the elimination of the acid mantle of the scalp, which is needed to protect the skin.

The sensitive scalp can also occur as a result of treatments with drugs – such as those for psoriasis and dermatitis – allergy, food intolerances and hormonal changes following the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and menopause.



The remedies


There are several factors to consider to find a suitable cure to the problem, eliminating dryness and irritation of the scalp is one of them.

The general advice is to consult a dermatologist to reach the bottom of the issue and exclude various pathologies.

Certainly, the use of a mild shampoo helps improve the hassle, as it partially restores the physiological balance of the scalp. Avoid stressful situations and massage the scalp to help blood circulation.

Remember, then, to protect hair from the sun with a hat and – for the same reason – do not keep them tied for too long. Finally, among the natural remedies that could help the situation, is to drink plenty of water to maintain a high hydration.




What products to use for a sensitive scalp?


Highly recommened, is the use of a shampoo containing Callophyllium Oil: to calm irritation, Piroctone Olamine: to prevent itchiness, Glycerol: to relax and soften the scalp, a Menthol derivate: to gently refresh the scalp; making sure that the product is been tested under dermatological control and Hypoallergenic formulated is a must.



bain vital dermo calm shampoo sensitive scalp torontoBAIN VITAL DERMO-CALM

by Kerastase

Dermo-calm Bain Vital leaves hair soft and supple. The scalp is soothed and purified, with an instant relaxing effect.

The texture is well suited to normal hair with its lightweight, translucent formula.


Application: spread through wet hair, massage and rinse.

Price: $44.00+tax




sensidote masque sensitive scalp torontoSENSIDOTE DERMO-CALM Masque

by Kerastase

Calming soothing mask rebalancing for sensitive skin .


Sensidote Dermo -Calm masque is enriched with peppermint for extra soothing .

Gentle on the scalp , also gives elasticity and softness to the hair with non – fat and natural finish effect.


▪ PEPPERMINT : used as anti – spasmodic and anti-inflammatory ingredient.

▪ SALIX N : known for its soothing properties , comes from willow extract, one of the most important natural ingredients used in the formulation of aspirin.
▪ GLYCERINE : Molecule extracted from vegetable oils , the glycerin has a triple calming power. And ‘ able to moisturize, soothe and protect the scalp from external aggression .



Apply the mask on the scalp section by section , to an even distribution.
Massage for deep penetration. Distributed along the hair. Leave on 3-5 minutes and rinse.

Price Kerastase: $65.00 Price Tony Shamas: $61.00+tax