Dealing with a flaky scalp isn’t just annoying. It can be an itchy, painful merry-go-round you want to jump off of as soon as humanly possible. But how do you know if your itchy scalp is dandruff or scalp psoriasis? We reached out to a haircare expert to find out.
For starters, Helen Reavey, USTI-certified trichologist and founder of Act+Acre, tells us, “Psoriasis is a condition in which skin cells build up and form scaled, itchy, dry patches. It can manifest as a single patch or several patches and can even affect your entire scalp, leaving the skin dry, flaky, and visibly irritated.” Keep scrolling for everything you need to know about scalp psoriasis, including the top 10 shampoos to prioritize and shop.
It’s all about what’s in our shampoos and what isn’t. On Reavey’s list of nos are ingredients that strip or cause scalp irritation like … Read more