Scalp Health: 10 Scalp Care Products You Need To Try

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Healthy hair starts with a healthy, clean scalp, and this year, we’re seeing an increase in customers wanting to focus on their scalp care to help them achieve those luscious locks that are healthy and strong. 

So whether you're struggling to manage dandruff or calm an itchy scalp, or you simply want to take better care of your scalp to reap the healthy hair and skin benefits, we have an incredible collection of 10 products to help you reach your healthy scalp goals. 

To Deeply Detox Your Scalp

1. Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub With Sea Salt

Christophe Robin is a French colour artisan and a true pioneer when it comes to scalp care and haircare. Believing that great hair colour begins with a healthy scalp and healthy hair, Christophe Robin puts caring for the foundations of your mane at the forefront of his products.

Perfect for oily and sensitive scalps, this deep cleansing scrub can be used once a week, or after a hair colour appointment, to detoxify and deep cleanse your scalp, and balance oily roots.

The shampoo scrub, formulated with sea salt crystals and bisabolol, has been specially designed to remove daily build-up from your scalp, soothe itchiness, and leave your hair looking beautifully shiny.


Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub With Sea Salt

2. R+Co Crown Scalp Scrub

Salicylic acid is a powerhouse ingredient when it comes to gently exfoliating, removing dead skin cells, and decreasing oil production, which is why it makes such a great ingredient for R+Co’s Crown Scalp Scrub.

Working to remove loose dandruff flakes and reduce scalp build-up, the scrub helps to detox, cleanse, and re-balance your scalp.

With additional ingredients like kaolin and Ecuadorian ivory palm seed powder, the formula helps to absorb excess oil whilst scenting your hair with the fragrances of tangerine, eucalyptus, green tea, moss, and crisp amber. 

When used once a week, the treatment will leave your scalp clean and rebalanced, and your hair beautifully shiny.


R+Co Crown Scalp Scrub

To Cleanse Your Scalp

3. Vichy Dercos Anti-Dandruff Shampoo For Dry Hair

Dandruff not only makes your scalp feel itchy and uncomfortable, but it can also have a huge impact on your confidence, too.

Vichy’s Dercos Anti-Dandruff Shampoo eradicates up to 100% of dandruff from the first use, helping to cleanse and purify your scalp, giving you instant relief. 

Specially formulated with cohesyl, 1% selenium disulfide, and 1% salicylic acid – dermatologically approved active ingredients, the patented formula is suitable for even sensitive scalps.

Working to exfoliate, cleanse, purify, stimulate, and soothe your scalp, the formula also prevents your hair from feeling weighed down and helps to make it easier to style.

For the best results, leave the shampoo on your hair for two minutes before rinsing thoroughly. For subsequent washes, massage gently into your hair to create a lather before rinsing thoroughly. Vichy recommend using the shampoo as a four-week programme to help you get the most effective results.


Vichy Dercos Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Dry Hair 390ml

4. BIODERMA Nodé Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

Using patented DSactive complex – a complex which reduces sebum secretion and looks after your scalp health, this anti-dandruff shampoo is another firm customer favourite.

BIODERMA are well known for their dedication to creating skincare that respects your skin without compromising on efficacy. Fortified with soothing agents to calm and comfort itchiness and sensitivity, the formula tackles the sources of prolonged and severe dandruff to give you immediate and long-lasting relief.

The vegan-friendly formula has a creamy texture and a light aroma and is designed to be used as both an intensive three-week treatment, and as a regular maintenance shampoo alongside your usual haircare routine.


BIODERMA Nodé Anti-Dandruff Shampoo


To Condition Your Scalp

5. O&M Maintain The Mane Conditioner

Maintain your mane with this nourishing, softening and detangling conditioner from one of our newcomer hair brands, O&M. Having been recently added to our FTF collection of amazing brands, O&M has been proving a firm hit with our customers thank to the gentle but ultra-effective ingredients across the range.

With pro-vitamin B5, the conditioner nourishes your scalp and defends against UV damage. The addition of banksia, the native Australian tree extract, the formula softens your hair and helps to protect it from environmental stressors. Meanwhile, shea butter hydrates and softens, red spider flower extract revitalises and nourishes, and organic coconut oil provides intense hydration and helps to detangle your hair.


O&M Maintain The Mane Conditioner


To Treat Your Scalp

6. Grow Gorgeous Hair Growth Serum Intense

If you’re looking to improve the growth and thickness of your hair, then you’ll love the Grow Gorgeous Hair Growth Serum.

Not only does it smell incredible, but it aims to increase the thickness of every individual hair strand by up to 13%.

The ultra-concentrated serum works by stimulating your hair roots, and re-invigorating your scalp to promote thicker, longer, healthier hair.

The key ingredients that target your roots include biomimetic peptide, red clover extract, organic pea sprout extract, Chinese skullcap, soy, wheat sprouts, and caffeine. Additionally, larch tree and green tea work to re-invigorate your scalp.

To use, apply 20 drops of the serum onto your scalp and hairline (you can use this on towel-dried or dry hair) before gently massaging in well. You can smooth any excess serum through the lengths of your hair too, and there’s no need to rinse afterwards.

The vegan-friendly serum is free from gluten, parabens, sulphates, silicones, phthalates, and mineral oil.


Grow Gorgeous Hair Growth Serum Intense


7. Moroccanoil Dry Scalp Treatment

Another firm favourite of our FTF customers, this Moroccanoil scalp treatment for dry scalp allows you to give yourself a professional treatment from the comfort of your own home.

The treatment is formulated with salicylic acid to gently exfoliate, reduce dry flakes, and prevent build-up, and geranium oil to soothe your scalp, manage dryness and leave your hair glowing.

Helping to treat and relieve dry, itchy, and flaky scalps, the formula restores balance, soothes symptoms, and rejuvenates your hair.

For the best results, use the treatment weekly by separating your hair into four equal sections and adding 3-6 drops of the treatment onto your scalp around each section. Gently massage into your scalp and leave the formula to work for 5-10 minutes before rinsing away and following with your favourite shampoo and conditioner.

Once your scalp begins to improve, you can use the treatment less frequently to maintain your results.


Moroccanoil Dry Scalp Treatment


8. The Organic Pharmacy Hair & Scalp Nourishing Oil

This intensely hydrating hair and scalp oil is infused with nourishing jojoba, rebalancing cedarwood, and inflammation-calming, dandruff-reducing neem.

Working to deeply hydrate dry, chemically treated hair and dry, itchy, dandruff-prone scalps, the oil provides relief for the irritating symptoms of a dry scalp.

With additional ingredients of lavender, rosemary, and sage, the formula helps to soothe whilst promoting hair and scalp health.  

The oil is best used by applying it to your dry hair and scalp before wrapping your hair in a warm towel and leaving the product to penetrate for 10-30 minutes. After this time, it can be shampooed away.


The Organic Pharmacy Hair & Scalp Nourishing Oil


Scalp Care Tools And Supplements

9. CENTRED. Squishy Scalp Massager

As well as feeling really relaxing and invigorating, this squishy scalp massager from CENTRED. helps to stimulate your hair follicles and increase blood circulation whilst relieving a dry, itchy scalp.

Use to up your scalp massage technique during shampooing to help clean scalp build-up, during conditioning and treatments to improve absorption, or simply whenever you feel like a relaxing massage.

The scalp massager is made from 100% silicone and is suitable for all hair types.


CENTRED. Squishy Scalp Massager


10. Hairburst Chewable Hair Vitamins

Our health starts on the inside, so it makes sense to supplement our haircare with the essential vitamins and minerals that our body needs to function at its best.

Hairburst Chewable Hair Vitamins have been a longstanding favourite of our customers for a long time, and once you try them, you’ll know why. With a delicious strawberry and blackcurrant taste (like actual sweets!), these are vitamins that you’ll be eager to take every day. We’ll admit, it’s hard to stop at the recommended dose, too, as they taste so great!

Promoting healthy hair growth, the chewable vitamins contain a blend of premium vitamins and minerals that are needed to support your hair growth phase. The vitamins help to keep your hair in the growth phase for longer, and encourage healthier, longer, and stronger hair growth.



Hairburst Chewable Hair Vitamins


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