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Scaly, itchy scalp problems

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The skin is in constant state of renewal.

Every person’s skin is constantly being shed everyday; the average person sheds about nine (9) pounds of “dead” skin each year.{{more}}

Dandruff can easily be mistaken for dry scalp because the symptoms of both conditions are flaky, itchy, irritated scalp, but a dry scalp unlike the oily scalp that is common to dandruff.

The flakes from dry scalp are much smaller and less noticeable than the larger flakes associated with dandruff.

Dry scalp result from insufficient water intake, hormonal imbalances, nutritional deficiency, sunburn, extreme age, harsh chemicals and shampoos, and is usually worse in cold dry climates.

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By Auldine A.K. Browne

Cosmetologist, Make-up Artist & Tutor Barnet Fair Hair Fashion

456-4496 or 530-2334

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