Some consider dandruff a cosmetic defect, others - a symptom of a serious disease. In any case, dandruff is a very unpleasant phenomenon, from which one wants to get rid of as soon as possible.
At home, you can try to do this with a special shampoo.
The main components of therapeutic shampoo for dandruff
The therapeutic shampoo should contain at least one of the following components: sulfur, salicylic acid, zinc, selenium or tar. The fact is that these substances are most effective in combating dandruff.
Never choose a shampoo againstDandruff, guided by its odor or color. Often a pleasant aroma is created with the help of chemicals, which can contribute to the appearance of dandruff. Some anti-dandruff shampoos do not smell very nice, but they are most likely the most effective. Unpleasant smell can give them sulfur, zinc and tar, but they fight dandruff safest.
Types of medical shampoos
Therapeutic dandruff shampoos are divided intoAntifungal, exfoliating, antibacterial and shampoo with herbal extracts. The best antifungal agents are Nizoral, Dermazol, Sebozol. Of the exfoliating shampoos, Vichy Dercos is the most preferred. One of the best antibacterial shampoos is Dandruff Control Shampoo. Especially for the treatment of dry dandruff, developed Klorane with nasturtium. Choosing shampoo against dandruff, you need to pay attention also to what type of hair it is intended for.
To wash a head with medical shampoo should not more1-2 times a week. In case of need more frequent washing of a head, it is necessary to alternate it with cosmetic shampoo. The course of treatment of seborrhea with the help of a special shampoo can last from one to one and a half months. After its termination it is possible to pass to cosmetic shampoos from dandruff. Perhaps the most preferred here is Head & Shoulders, since it is available for a variety of hair types.
However, if it suddenly turns out that no shampoo produces the desired result, you should seek help from a dermatologist.
The fight against dandruff is a fairly long process. But what a happy and renewed will feel the owner of beautiful and healthy hair.