Soothing a Dry Scalp

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Soothing a Dry Scalp

If you are in search of a solution to dry, itchy, flaky, or irritated scalp, you’ve come to the right place. These are truly unwanted and frustrating problems for many.  You have most likely already tried some products or treatments to no avail of your suffering.  If you are ready to rid yourself of these ailments for good keep reading for some tips and remedies to aid in your relief. 

Dry Scalp vs Dandruff 

Though many think they are one and the same this is not true.  While dandruff and dry scalp share some of the same symptoms they are undoubtedly different. Yeast production from your scalp is the cause of dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis or dandruff sheds yellowish flakes that stick in your strands of hair. You may also endure oily or red scalp along with dandruff. 

On the other hand, dry scalp, is just that, dry scalp. The flakes due to dry scalp alone will be smaller and dry.  They will easily shake out of your locks, unlike the sticky dandruff flakes.  The approach for treatment on these two conditions will not be the same as the causes differ.   

Unsure of which you have or where to begin?  Call our South Tampa salon at 813-250-0208 or our Ybor City salon at 813-242-4080. 

Natural Remedies 

Through scientific studies, many natural remedies have been shown to show relief from many hair, skin, and body issues.  Here are a few that have been shown to work to soothe your scalp: 

  • Coconut Oil 
  • Tea Tree Oil 
  • Charcoal 
  • Peppermint Oil 


Coconut oil is a fantastic way to moisturize dry scalp and hair.  Added bonus, it will prevent split ends and breakage while enhancing hair growth. Tea tree oil is not only an anti-inflammatory it can also fight fungus, bacteria, and viruses with its antimicrobial properties. With its ability to trap and eliminate toxins from your body, charcoal has risen in popularity for a solution to many ailments. Peppermint oil can nourish and moisturize your dry itchy scalp.  Remember to always dilute the oil to protect your skin. For more scalp and hair treatments and remedies check out our blog or ask our team of hair experts! 


Hair Treatments for Dry Scalps 

Wait before you run out and buy this list of natural remedies and work through to see which will work the best.  Luckily, we have some other more convenient options:  

Suede Wash is clarifying shampoo containing both peppermint and tea tree oils, it will thoroughly cleanse while healing and invigorating the scalp. Pair this with Suede Rinse also rich with peppermint oil and other vital botanicals and nutrients to moisturize your scalp and hair. 

Purity Circle is a unique charcoal-based mask that will make you feel cleaner and brighter.  This hair mask created revitalizes and remove impurities caused by pollution. 


Find Relief at Tribeca Salon 

The solution to your irritated scalp can be soothed with one of our expert stylists at Tribeca Salon. Receive a soothing moisturizing treatment for your scalp and hair call our South Tampa location at 813-250-0208 or our Ybor location at 813-242-4080. We also have a new convenient location opening in Seminole Heights. Book your appointment today!