Causes of an itchy scalp
An itchy scalp is common. The itching can spread to the ears, forehead, neck, and in some cases the entire face. You may suffer from flakes in the hair (dandruff), bumps or hair loss.
Scalp itching can have various causes.
- Change in hormones
- Hereditary skin condition
- Older age
- Skin problems such as psoriasis, dandruff or dermatitis
- Change in seasons/weather, temperature difference
- Unhealthy diet and/or smoking
- Environmental pollution
- Shampoo or hair dye
Itchy scalp tips
To relieve itching on your head, you can use products that soothe the scalp. It is important to choose mild products to care for your scalp. Like washing your hair.
Itching on the scalp can occur because your skin is sensitive to ingredients in normal shampoos or eczema. A hypoallergenic shampoo such as AT14 shampoo offers mild care for your hair and scalp.