Owner, Juju Salon & Organics
Dry scalp is a very common affliction, and I put most of the blame on the harsh ingredients found in conventional hair care products and our obsession with over-shampooing our hair.
Dry hair and scalp is often the result of over-shampooing with products that contain SLS (Sodium Laurel Sulphates – sudsing agents), PEGs (petroleum-based polyethylene glycols used as moisture carriers and stabilizers) and parabens (preservatives linked to breast cancer). These synthetic, cheap and toxic ingredients contribute to both dry and inflammatory skin conditions.
There are many natural remedies and preventative practices to make your hair and scalp more moisture and pH balanced:
Less Shampooing or the No-Poo Trend
In general, our hair and our scalps need only small amounts of shampoos and detergents. It is well known in the industry that hair can actually be cleaned by only using a conditioner (creme rinse) and forgoing the shampoo altogether.
I recommend John Masters Organics Lavender & Avocado Conditioner.
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