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Was apple cider vinegar what my scalp was missing?
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Was apple cider vinegar what my scalp was missing?

For the last few months my scalp has waged war against me. For the last 2.5 years I turned to mix of coconut oil, vitamin E oil, tea tree oil, eucalyptus oil, and lavender oil to help me relieve the itchiness and flakes my scalp seems to like enjoy throwing my way. Unfortunately that trusty...

Hello Cold Temps, Hello Scalp Issues
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Hello Cold Temps, Hello Scalp Issues

Do you remember back in the summer of 2011 when my scalp decided to go crazy and wage war against me? It was awful. My scalp itched nonstop and I had never ending dandruff. Not small flakes. No, these were huge patches that seemingly covered my entire head. I tried different anti-dandruff shampoos (Neutrogena T/Gel...

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“Picking Your Brain” Responses (Part IX)

Anonymous asks: Within a week or two after having visible new growth my head gets really itchy. How do you deal with the itch? Last summer my scalp was terrorized by serborrheic dermatitis . I used to wake up during the night because my scalp was so itchy and covered with dandruff scales. I had...

Treating My Itchy Scalp: My Current Oil Mix
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Treating My Itchy Scalp: My Current Oil Mix

For about a month, I have been applying a mix of coconut, lavender, eucalyptus, and tea tree oil to my scalp before I wash (as my hot oil treatment) and to my scalp 1 or 2 days a week for a scalp massage. The oil mix has really helped with the serborrheic dermatitis that has been terrorizing my...

Battling My Itchy Scalp (Part II)
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Battling My Itchy Scalp (Part II)

All you all know, I’ve been dealing with an itchy, flaky scalp for weeks now and as a result I’ve been doing ample research on causes and treatments. Common symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis are: Yellow or white scales that may attach to the hair shaft. Patchy scaling or thick crust on the scalp that may be easily...