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shampoos for flaky scalp

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If you have flaky, itchy scalp, you may be wondering what the cause is and how to fix it. There are a number of factors that can cause this problem, including dryness, sensitivity, and over- or under-washing. One thing is for sure: You don't want to continue to deal with flakes if you can help it. Here are some shampoos that will help keep your healthy.

Bumble and bumbleSeaweed Shampoo

ITEM: 1269992

Size: 8 oz/ 236 mL

232 Reviews

$30.00

This shampoo has saved my scalp...Normal. No itch, no dandruff. I used Bb tonic shampoo once and then the Seaweed shampoo every other day or so since and for the past few weeks I have had a completely normal and healthy scalp. ...helps with itchy scalp...I read reviews on how this shampoo helps with itchy and flaky scalps. I decided to purchase and try it.

What it is:
A mild, moisturizing cleanser made with marine extracts from the great green seas.

What it does:
This shampoo for normal hair nourishes without adding weight, leaving hair clean—but not stripped—shiny, and fresh. Formulated with marine seaweed, spirulina, and kelp, it feeds roots, adds shine, and keeps scalps happy.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product works for all hair types and is compatible with color-treated hair. For best results, follow with Seaweed Conditioner.

$42.00

First of all, love a cruelty free brand! This Scalp Revival Shampoo is my scalps best friend! I’ve used samples if this before , & this giant jar makes me heart so happy. ...This product is the best choice for dry and flaky scalps like mine. I use it in every other wash and it leaves my scalp with a very cool and minty sensation. ...Perfect for flaky scalp with a cool sensation...My Scalps Best Friend!

What it is: An exfoliating, sulfate-free scrub that lifts away impurities and buildup while balancing and soothing an itchy, irritated scalp (whether oily or dry).

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Dryness
- Oiliness
- Flaky, Dry Scalp

Key Benefits:
- Detoxifies and removes buildup, oil, and impurities
- Hydrates, balances, and soothes an itchy, irritated, and flaky scalp
- Clean and naturally derived, formulated 6-free™, and made with a proprietary NOVA Complex® that purifies, nourishes, and refreshes

Formulation: Scrub

$52.00

Healed my scalp!...After struggling with an extremely dry, flaky scalp (and a few scabs because of it), working my way through Nizoral and other dandruff shampoos, I finally determined the hard water in my shower was the cause. ...Perfect for Dry Scalp...I have been dealing with flaky, itchy scalp for years. I’ve long suspected I have a combo of dandruff and dry skin, and most dandruff shampoos (that treat the fungal issue) dry out your scalp even more.

What it is: A purifying shampoo formulated with salicylic acid that fights flakes while soothing an itchy, irritated, dry scalp.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Dryness
- Color Safe
- Flaky, Dry Scalp

Key Benefits:
- Combats flakiness
- Relieves dryness and visibly reduces redness
- Visibly rejuvenates the hair and scalp

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Salicylic Acid: Gently exfoliates to address flakiness while alleviating the feeling of itchiness and irritation.
- Bilberry Fruit and Sugar Maple Extracts: Soothe the scalp while protecting against free-radical damage.

$40.00

I think this is the perfect scrub for the scalp because it’s gentle enough while still working to remove all the dry flaky skin. ...I have a dry scalp issue. Not dandruff, but no less embarrassing.

What it is:A St. Barts-scented deep-cleansing sugar scrub that exfoliates product buildup from your scalp while visibly smoothing out and nourishing dry skin.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sugar Crystals: Gently exfoliate the scalp and body while supporting microcirculation.
- Panthenol and Glycerin: Improve skin moisture.
- Coconut Oil: Fatty acid that nourishes the scalp and body.

Fragrance Description: Fly a-OUAI to St. Barts with this scent that has notes of dragon fruit, orange blossom, tuberose, and Baltic amber. Use to prep skin for a real beach day, a spray tan, or just to transport yourself out of your shower for a minute.

$30.00

Gentle and hydrating shampoo that works on flakes!...I have been using this shampoo for at least three months now and it has cleared up 90% of my dry flaky scalp. ...Awesome dandruff shampoo!...I have been suffering from an itchy scalp and dandruff since I was younger and have tried a ton of dandruff shampoos that actually made it worse.

What it is: 1An FDA-approved, sulfate-free shampoo with one percent zinc pyrithione (ZPT) that fights flakes, dandruff, soothes scalp, and leaves hair smooth.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Flaky, Dry Scalp
- Color Safe

Key Benefits:
- Helps fight flakes
- Leaves hair silky soft and smooth
- Safe for color-treated hair

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Pyrithione Zinc (OTC 1%): Also known as ZPT, it targets the root cause of dandruff to combat flakes and discomfort.
- Silk Peptides: Strengthen, moisturize, and smooth hair.
- Calendula: Calms and soothes signs of distress.

$20.00

I get dandruff and this washes away all the buildup and helps fight away the flakes until my next wash. ...Clean scalp ✔︎...Great shampoo! I never need more than two washes for a clean scalp and works really well followed by the Melanin conditioner.

What it is: A mineral-rich clarifying black-soap shampoo enhanced with beneficial pro-vitamin B5, butters, and oils for soothing the scalp while hydrating and adding shine to hair.

Hair Type: Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Shine
- Flaky/Dry Scalp
- Damage/Split Ends/Breakage

Key Benefits:
- Visibly clarifies scalp product buildup
- Soothes and calms the appearance of scalp issues
- Hydrates and increases shine

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Tea Tree: Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-fungal; helps to visibly remove buildup.
- Peppermint: Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal; soothes and stimulates scalp.

$42.00

My scalps feels amazing and I definitely get less dandruff. ...My scalps bestfriend!...This shampoo has brought life back to my scalp! I am someone that suffers with a super dry/itchy scalp and lots of dandruff and have tried all the products out there.

What it is: A powerful yet gentle shampoo that harnesses the power of salicylic and lactic acids to address scalp flaking and irritation—without stripping hair of vital moisture and nutrients.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Oiliness
- Color Safe
- Flaky, Dry Scalp

Key Benefits:
- Fights scalp itching, irritation, redness, and flaking
- Gently purifies and cleanses hair and scalp without stripping away vital moisture or nutrients
- Clean and naturally derived, formulated 6-free™, and made with Briogeo’s proprietary NOVA Complex® to purify and refresh the scalp while nourishing hair

$20.00

My scalp was A MESS when I was trying to find a sulfate free shampoo. ...My new holy grail for dry scalp...I've even used medicated shampoos for dry scalp but nothing has worked as amazing as this shampoo has.

What it is: A shampoo that helps relieve itch, dryness, and odor caused by sweat and free radicals.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Dryness
- Color Safe

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Tamanu Oil: Soothes, moisturizes, and nourishes the scalp.
- Probiotics: Minimize inflammation while promoting a healthy scalp barrier.
- Active Recovery Complex: Helps restore scalp health, fights inflammation, and reverses the signs of damage.

Ingredient Callouts: It is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This shampoo is a non-stripping, pH-balanced formula that eliminates odor and irritation-causing bacteria.

MizaniScalp Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

ITEM: 2578144

Size: 33.8 oz / 1000 mL

271 Reviews

$46.00

I used this on my husband and sister both have bad dandruff and scalp problems when I tell you they loved it and they said their scalps felt clean and free of flakes and dryness they said it is invigorating and tingles when you use it but a good tingle they loved it and use every time they wash their hair...I live that this shampoo didn't completely strip my hair of it's moisture and it really helped with my dandruff.

What it is: A moisturizing dry-scalp shampoo that relieves itchiness and dryness without stripping hair of its moisture.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Key Benefits:
- Treats Itchiness, Soothes Scalp

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cucumber Extract: Reduces dryness and soothes the scalp.
- Peppermint Oil: Relieves dry scalp.
- Pyrithione Zinc: Relieves dry scalp.

OUAIAnti-Dandruff Shampoo

ITEM: 2632826

Size: 10 oz / 300 mL

399 Reviews

$36.00

Great for itchy dry scalp...Loved this for my dry itchy flaky scalp. It smells great which isn’t always the case with dandruff shampoos and it soothes my scalp...I’ve been using this product for a while, I find that it keeps my scalp looking clear and flake free! I’m not sure how it would be for those with extreme dandruff, but this helps keep my dry flaky scalp under control scalp

What it is: A gentle shampoo with salicylic acid that helps reduce flaking, itching, and irritation associated with dandruff while leaving hair feeling clean and soft.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Oiliness
- Color Safe
- Flaky/Dry Scalp

Key Benefits:
- Helps reduce appearance of flaking, itching, redness, and irritation associated
with dandruff
- Soothes and relieves dry scalp from flaking, itching, redness, and irritation
- Leaves hair feeling clean, soft, and smooth

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 2% Salicylic Acid: Helps provide relief from the symptoms of dandruff.
- Propanediol Caprylate: Reduces the a

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