A. Dandruff is usually caused by an over production of oil from the scalp, yeast (which your body produces) and dead skin cells that form patchy and sometimes itchy flakes. There are a couple different treatments for this issue. The one I recommend most is a shampoo containing a combination of salicylic acid (to remove the dead skin) and zinc pyrithione (an anti-fungal ingredient). Nioxin Scalp Recovery Medicating Cleanser is safe for color-treated hair—which may explain why it’s a client favorite. Use it at least twice a week, switching off between it and your regular shampoo.
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