Anti-dandruff shampoos are the most commonly used remedy for a dry scalp. They usually contain selenium sulfide to help prevent dead skin cells and salicylic acid, which helps loosen dead skin so it can be washed away. T... More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care

A dry, flaky scalp can be caused by a number of skin conditions, including seborrheic dermatitis, scalp psoriasis and eczema, as stated by WebMD. The result of each of these conditions is dandruff, tiny white flakes of d... More »

Seborrheic dermatitis, eczema and scalp psoriasis all cause a scalp to be dry and itchy, according to WebMD. Other causes of dry and itchy scalp include a poor diet and diseases such as Parkinson's disease. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Treat an extremely dry scalp with conditioning treatments, anti-dandruff moisturizing shampoos and make diet changes to hydrate the skin and scalp from within, suggests Everyday Health. Cut out hair gels, sprays and mous... More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care

Because there can be different causes for scalp scabs, there are different ways to treat this condition, such as medicated shampoos, extra virgin olive oil, antifungal medications and steroidal creams. Some causes of sca... More »

There are a number of dandruff shampoos that will treat an itchy scalp including Head & Shoulders, Body Shop Ginger Anti-Dandruff Shampoo and Jason Tea Tree Scalp Normalizing Shampoo. Head & Shoulders has a large selecti... More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care

Some homemade oil treatments for a dry scalp include using an olive oil mask, a mixture of coconut oil and honey, and a few drops of tea tree oil mixed with a carrier oil. Jojoba and sesame seed oils are also great optio... More »