Scalp Care is a rising trend and we are starting to see new innovation coming through, treating the scalp individually is of growing importance. Scalp exfoliants oils and mists are in high demand, people are looking to solve previously unmentionable scalp issues without turning to medication. Innovation comes with tailored solutions focusing on encouraging healthy hair growth, scalp hydration, soothing and re-balancing itchy scalps.
Scalp issues such as scalp Eczema are being talked about more with a focus on DIY scalp health care, there have been +246,000 YouTube video uploads in the last 12 months talking about solutions to scalp care/health routine. In the salon getting a scalp massage is a relaxing experience and a lovely de-stresser but massaging your scalp as a part of the hair washing ritual or when applying treatments can help to stimulate blood circulation and promote hair growth.
There is a new demand for products giving “Skincare for hair”, alongside pre-shampoo treatments and double cleansing for the hair. Pre-shampoo’s prepare your scalp and removes residue that can block follicles and cause scalp issues, these are the new rituals you need to build into your haircare regime.
Here are the latest scalp treatments
Scalp massaging tool – Japanese brand Uka’s Kenzan scalp brush, it promises to recreate your salon feel wash, KronoKare hair oils target hair growth. As we age, our hair follicles become lazier and need a boost of vitamins and nutrients in order to promote a healthy growth. Apply and massage into the scalp, leave for 15 minutes and rinse.
IGK Hair -Low Key Cleansing Walnut Scalp Scrub – I am in love with this brand! Only founded in 2016 by four innovative stylists, IGK is the ultimate ‘cool girl’ hair brand. The scalp scrub is vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, sulfate-free and provides UV protection. The scrub cools, soothes and purifies your scalp and conditions hair after you’ve overindulged in styling, heat and colour. On trend ingredients like apple cider vinegar clarifies the scalp, while walnut oil helps hydrate and nourish.
Orbie Serene Scalp – I totally adore this brand, it’s a luxury range that has amazing styling products. It also has my ultimate hairspray – Super fine. These gorgeously packaged and brand new sub range was only launch 5th February. Although this brand is a cult within us hair obsessed people, this dandruff shampoo is not something that you will be ashamed of in your bathroom. It contains salicylic acid and natural fruit extracts (such as watermelon and lychee) in a sophisticated formulation to sooth away scalp issues.
Miriam Quevedo – If your looking for luxury, this Spanish brand has a rich family history, it was with Miriam’s mother where she first discovered her enthusiasm for mixing beautiful and pure raw materials that hid incredible benefits for the skin and hair. This brand takes a skin care approach to hair care. They focus on providing solutions for ageing hair and scalp concerns with ingredients such as caviar, gold, diamond and platinum. This luxurious pre-treatment, rich in Cell Detox-Booster that helps to detoxify the skin of the cells, and Mother Pearl of Tahiti along with Coral Sand that help eliminate dead skin, renewing the scalp and offering a effective exfoliation but not aggressive.
Wella System Professional – This was my first experience with scalp care, before getting my energy code (this is done by a consultation with a professional stylists) I concentrated on my hair and not my scalp. I was losing a lot of hair each day to the point of people mentioning it. I was recommended the Balance Energy serum which is formulated to fight hair loss. The serum soaks deep into your hair follicles, I have been using this every time I was my hair and have noticed a huge decline in my hair loss. The range was inspired Inspired by BB and CC makeup with skin care benefits. The technology offers three revolutionary types of products: BB, CC and DD.
Nioxin – Professional salon solution range Nioxin has a specialised scalp recovery system especially designed for scalp-related problems and issues like seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff. It provides moisture balance to dry, itchy scalp and dry hair, eliminating irritation and flaking. The range has solution for all scalp related issues.
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