The best shampoo for a dry scalp is one that will moisturize the skin and not just the hair, but for stubborn flakes, a shampoo with salicylic acid or coal tar as the active ingredient is preferred. Popular brands of dan... More »

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One home remedy for dandruff is mixing crushed aspirin with regular shampoo. Aspirin can help alleviate dandruff because it contains salicylic acid, which is also used in medicated dandruff shampoos. More »

A shampoo ideal for oily scalp removes just the right amount of dirt and oil without drying it out. One of the more important ingredients needed in a shampoo for oily scalps is an astringent, which works to remove excess... More »

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Dry shampoo is a starch- or silica-based product that absorbs excess oil from your hair and scalp without the use of water, giving the look and feel of clean hair. It comes in powder or liquid form, as well as an aerosol... More »

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According to About.com, eliminating sulfates in shampoo can reduce the risk of irritation to skin, scalp and eyes. Sulfates also damage the hair follicle, which can lead to diminished hair growth or weakened hair structu... More »

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To treat a dry scalp, prepare it by exfoliating the skin, then select a home remedy treatment. Follow up with an over-the-counter product if the problem persists. Treating a dry scalp takes between five to 15 minutes and... More »

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Moisturizing shampoo and olive oil can be used to moisturize dry hair. Hair should be washed and conditioned three times weekly and treated with an olive oil mask once a week. An olive oil mask can be left on overnight t... More »