How to Treat Children’s Dry Scalp

How to Treat Children's Dry Scalp

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Dry scalp is something that can surface in people of all ages, including children. When your child has dry scalp, one of the best ways to treat it is discovering what is causing it to appear. By learning what is triggering their dry scalp, you will be able to eliminate the issue and treat the scalp more efficiently. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

Start by using a shampoo that is anti-dry scalp or protects against dandruff. There are many options available and you will be able to find many options at your local grocery store. These types of shampoos help protect your child’s scalp from flaking and itching.

Next, make sure that you wash your child’s hair every other day. While it may seem better to wash their hair every day, this can actually strip the hair of nutrients that it needs to fight against the dry scalp. For this reason, it is best to delay washing your child’s hair for as long as possible; every two days is the best option.

Finally, keep your child’s head away from heat by avoiding blow drying it. You should also have them wear a hat when they go outdoors on a cold or windy day. Increasing their water intake and applying a moisturizer to their scalp is also a great way to fight the symptoms of a dry scalp.

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Maureen Stephens, BS, RN
Maureen Stephens, BS, RN | ConceiveEasy
Ms. Stephens has spent over twenty years in the healthcare world, specializing in obstretical and medical/surgical nursing. She joined ConceiveEasy as she has a strong interest in educating and empowering women and promoting fertility awareness.