10 Dry Scalp Symptoms

By chris
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Small, Dry Flakes

When many people see white flakes in their hair, they think of dandruff. However, dandruff tends to come in large, off-white flakes. To identify dry scalp, look for large flakes that are white and dry to the touch. These likely come from dry skin.

This can be confusing for people who call flakes of all kinds dandruff. But dandruff is most often caused by a naturally occurring fungus, so correctly identifying dry scalp as the cause of flaking can make a difference in treatment.

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