🌱Scalp Care

A healthy scalp is essential for promoting strong, lustrous hair growth and preventing common scalp conditions such as dandruff, itching, and flakiness. Here are some tips for effective scalp care:

  1. Regularly cleanse your scalp: Use a gentle shampoo to cleanse your scalp regularly and remove any dirt, oil, or product buildup. Be sure to rinse thoroughly to avoid leaving any residue behind.

  2. Avoid overwashing: While it's important to keep your scalp clean, excessive washing can strip away the natural oils that protect your scalp and hair. Aim to wash your hair every 2-3 days or as needed based on your hair type and lifestyle.

  3. Massage your scalp: Gently massaging your scalp while shampooing or applying conditioner can stimulate blood circulation and promote a healthy scalp. It also helps to distribute the products evenly.

  4. Use a suitable shampoo and conditioner: Choose hair care products that are suitable for your hair type and any specific scalp concerns you may have. Look for shampoos and conditioners that are free from harsh chemicals, sulfates, and parabens.

  5. Exfoliate occasionally: Just like your skin, your scalp can benefit from exfoliation to remove dead skin cells and promote cell turnover. You can use a gentle scalp scrub or a brush specifically designed for scalp exfoliation. However, be mindful not to be too harsh or aggressive, as it can cause irritation.

  6. Protect your scalp from the sun: When spending time in the sun, protect your scalp from harmful UV rays by wearing a hat or using a sunscreen specifically formulated for the scalp.

  7. Maintain a healthy diet: A balanced diet rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants is crucial for overall hair and scalp health. Include foods such as fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and healthy fats in your diet.

  8. Avoid excessive heat and styling: Excessive heat from styling tools like blow dryers, straighteners, and curling irons can damage your scalp and hair. Whenever possible, limit heat styling and use heat protectant products.

  9. Manage stress: Stress can contribute to scalp issues, so it's important to manage stress levels through activities like exercise, meditation, or hobbies.

  10. Consult a dermatologist: If you have persistent scalp issues or concerns, it's best to consult a dermatologist who can provide a professional evaluation and recommend appropriate treatments or medicated products.

Alter Ego scalp care ranges have been specifically formulated to counter and treat the most common hair and scalp issues. We have chosen a pool of carefully selected special ingredients of natural derivation with eco-certification and combined them with the latest generation innovation to formulate the entire range of the high performance natural products, whilst remaining true to our eco-conscious policy.