Dandruff is a condition that is marked by the flakes of skin on the scalp. The causes of dandruff can be dryness of the scalp or excessive production of oil on the scalp. It can be mild and patchy scaling to thick, adherent crusts
most common causes of dandruff are:-
- Dry skin – the dandruff flakes from dry skin are smaller in size.
- Missing shampoo – not doing a shampoo at frequent regular interval can result in dandruff gathering on your scalp.
- Skin conditions – skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis lead to dry and scaly skin like dandruff.
- Contact dermatitis – some people may face sensitivity to hair products which can also lead to dandruff.
- Improper diet.
- Male hormones.
Mild dandruff can be prevented and treated by shampooing at frequent intervals. stubborn dandruff needs expert advice and treatment which includes clinical assessment of scalp and customized treatment according to your need.