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Six Products For Six Scalp Concerns

The Bathers By Ruth Kaplan

Supercharge your scalp

The scalp; hidden away under our hair, it's not something we spend a lot of time looking at or thinking about... unless it's causing us irritation in one way or another. Yet scalp issues, whether it's an itch, dandruff or hair loss are a lot more common than you may realise.

Let's make scalp care a thing! Here are a couple of things you can do to keep your scalp healthy and happy:

Cleanse and exfoliate: Invest in a purifying shampoo to gently exfoliate the scalp, this will help clear any build-up from products and create an optimum environment for growth. Add this into your regime every second week or once a month, depending on how your scalp feels.

Massage: Touch your scalp more! Really work the shampoo into your scalp with your fingertips not only will this cleanse and clean but it will help release tension and provide stress relief.

Stimulate: Brush your hair daily. This will stimulate blood flow, helping to nourish the follicle and bring oxygen and nutrients to the hair follicles.

Here are Six products to treat Six main scalp concerns:

Calming Irritation
A hero ingredient in Kevin Murphy's Scalp Spa Wash is Rose Water; providing calming and soothing benefits to an angry scalp. With natural antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, rose water helps to condition skin and assist in the calming of irritation.
You'll also find skincare staple, Micellar Water in there. Our scalp is skin so of course, it's going to have some major yet gentle benefits to the health of our scalp. Micellar Water contains micelles that gently attract and dissolve dirt, residue and impurities and work to attract excess and unwanted oil without stripping the scalp.

Farewell flakes
Serene Scalp Soothing Leave-On Treatment helps maintain the healthy moisture balance of the scalp and creates an optimal environment for healthy hair.
All you need to know is that this baby is rich in Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA). BHA's work literal magic on a flaky scalp, gently exfoliating to remove loose dandruff flakes.
A touch of peppermint Oil and Peppermint Leaf Extract provide a cooling sensation to instantly soothe the scalp. If you're not too keen on a strong scent, you'll be pleased to know this is a fragrance-free formula. Noted!

Detox For Sensitivity
Detoxifying Shampoo contains phytoceuticals extracted from Artichokes which are rich in polyphenols with very strong antioxidant power and known for purifying properties. If you have an atonic, or sensitive scalp with dull and lifeless hair then this is ideal for you. Detoxifying Shampoo gently scrubs away the build-up of impurities, hair products or external environmental factors. You'll only want to use this once a week or when your scalp needs revitalising.

Fine Hair Hero
R+CO's Acid wash ACV Cleansing Rinse is gentle and ideal for fine hair that doesn't enjoy the weight of a creamy conditioner. The Apple Fruit Extract balances the hair and scalp pH to flatten and close the hair cuticle, it contains compounds that soothe and moisturize the scalp while strengthening hair and adding a glossy shine.
If you're dealing with irritation, the natural antibacterial and antifungal properties in ACV calm your scalp and prevent yeast build-up, so any itchiness or irritation will be decreased.

Oily Scalp
If your scalp is in hyper-sebum-production mode then Naturaltech's Rebalancing Shampoo is just the ticket to provide a deep cleanse and remove excess oil - without stripping the scalp of natural moisture.
What's doing all the work exactly? A healthy dose of lemon! The powerful antioxidant is rich in citric acid, vitamin C, and polyphenols, keeping your scalp clean and healthy. You will also spy Cinnamon Bark Extract, gently exfoliating and promoting blood circulation in the scalp - added bonus, it stimulates hair growth and reduces hair fall! This touch of cinnamon adds a hint of spiciness to the fresh scent of Rebalancing Shampoo too, yum.

Hydration For A Thirsty Scalp
Give your scalp a break, this is the ultimate relaxing mask! Let It Go Circle by Davines has two key ingredients; Brahmi oil, an important herb in Ayurveda - much like an Indian Pennywort. Rich in antioxidants, it provides a soothing effect to your stressed-out scalp as well as aids in retaining moisture. Sweet Orange Essential Oils help to relax your mind, offering a smoothing effect on hair and a soothing effect on an irritated scalp, with antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.

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