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Kerastase Anti-Dandruff Hair Routine

Dandruff and a dry sensitive scalp? Discover the causes and how to treat it

An itchy, flaky, scalp can be incredibly frustrating, here we reveal a simple guide to how to soothe and hydrate your scalp to treat and to help eliminate symptoms of dandruff.

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Dandruff flakes can be frustrating and can knock your confidence and, yet, dandruff affects almost half the women in the world. Often dandruff is linked with excess sebum but it can also affect dry, sensitive scalps. If you have small, white dandruff flakes that tend to fall on the shoulder then you may have a dry scalp. Here we reveal how to hydrate a dry scalp and remove dandruff flakes like a pro.

What causes dandruff?

Dandruff symptoms typically include larger, oily flakes, oily scalp and red, itchy patches. These symptoms are causes by a build up of dead skin cells, over production of sebum (oil) on the scalp and Malassezia which is a yeast- like fungus.

How to treat dandruff

The key to treating a scalp prone to dandruff is to exfoliate with the right active ingredients and add hydration to replenish hair moisture. Our new Symbiose products are formulated specifically for this purpose. The range contains two active ingredients that help to eliminate symptoms of dandruff.

Salicylic acid

reduces scalp flaking associated with dandruff;

Pyrithione Zinc

helps eliminate symptoms of dandruff.

Dry Scalp & Best Dandruff Shampoos

Symbiose Routine for scalp prone to dandruff

One of the hero products in the Symbiose range is the Scalp Renewal Exfoliating Antidandruff Scalp Scrub. An exfoliator, it contains a combination of salicylic acid and plant-based beads made from apricot and argan seed shells to help reduce scalp flaking ad irritation.

The foundation of any good hair routine is your shampoo. Try our moisturizing shampoo, Bain Crème Antipelliculaire Antidandruff Shampoo, it is free from silicones and sulfates and is formulated for dry scalps prone to dandruff. It foams beautifully to cleanse, exfoliate and soothe the scalp without stripping much-needed moisture.

To condition the hair, Fondant Apaisant Essentiel Hydrating Conditioner is sulfate-free, silicon-free soothing and detangling conditioner for sensitive scalp & hair prone to dandruff.This luxurious balmy texture soothes scalp, strengthens hair, and provides moisture with a lightweight formula that doesn’t weigh hair down.

Another hero in the fight against dandruff is your Serum Nuit Antipelliculaire Antidandruff Night Serum. This daily, anti-dandruff night serum soothes and hydrates scalp & hair prone to dandruff. It is ideal to use at night as it helps to reduce flaking, itching and irritation associated with dandruff.

How Can I Know If My Scalp Is Healthy?

If you want an expert opinion on your scalp, head to your nearest Kérastase salon. Our in-salon teams are expertly equipped to diagnose your scalp concerns and help advise you on the best products and in-salon treatments.

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