List of The Best Dandruff Shampoos...(we believe)!
Dandruff is an irritating scalp condition that affects men and women of all ages.Commonly associated with flakes, itchy and sometimes rashes, it can be caused by various issues - excessive oily hair or scalp, scalp problems such as dryness, and conversely, excessive drive scalp. It can be accompanied by persistent itching that will constantly make you uncomfortable and the flakes can be embarrassing for some.
The good news is that if you suffer from these extra skin flakes you are not alone and there are plenty of shampoos on the market that can provide you with great results. Here's our list of what we believe the best and most effective dandruff shampoos available without a prescription.
Healthy Hair Plus Follicleanse
Few shampoos have met with as much success as Follicleanse - mainly due to its effectiveness. It is a multi-purpose cleanser that treats dandruff, oily hair, and common scalp problems such as psoriasis and dermatitis. Though marketed as a clarifying shampoo, it has gained a widespread following as an anti dandruff shampoo.
It is one of the first and few that use Zinc PCA (a zinc derivative) that controls oiliness on the scalp and thus much of the flaking, itching and many of the symptoms of dandruff.
It is a natural-based product that is not harsh or irritating (SLS-free) and contains many herbal-infused extracts, fenugreek, sage, ivy, shown to alleviate scalp problems. The use of Jojoba Oil and Panthenol also make Follicleanse excellent for improve overall scalp health as well as being an anti-dandruff treatment.
Aveda Scalp Benefits Balancing Shampoo
Aveda Scalp Benefits Balancing Shampoo will not only eliminate your flaky scalp issues, but it will also get rid of the itchiness associated with it. A great thing about this shampoo is like some of the harsher alternatives that contain chemicals; this one is all natural and makes your scalp feel healthier. This shampoo is light enough so it doesn’t weigh down your hair and can even extend your time between washes.
Jackberry Antidandruff Shampoo
Although this option can be a bit harder to get than others (and is a bit more expensive), the results are well worth it.
Jackberry Antidandruff Shampoo uses special Jackberries from Africa that will reduce the amount of oil your hair produces while at the same time nourishing and protecting your scalp.
This is a great combination to eliminate dandruff and is especially ideal for those who have fairly oily hair as it will get right to the root of the problem.
Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo
If you want an all-natural shampoo to help eliminate your scales and flaking, one containing tea tree oil is a great option. Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo is available in most areas so you shouldn’t have a hard time finding it and the tea tree oil it contains will help soothe your scalp and eliminate your dandruff. The great thing about this shampoo is that it is even strong enough to clean hair with a great deal of product in it.
Clear Scalp Therapy Clean & Refresh Anti-Dandruff Shampoo
If you want a brand that is very easy to find near you, Clear is a great choice for anti-dandruff shampoo. A great thing about Clear Scalp is that it contains plenty of natural ingredients, all of which are designed to help with dandruff including tea tree oil, ginseng and mint. The ginseng will help sooth your itchy scalp while the tea tree oil and mint help fight off the dandruff. This brand comes in different types for men and women which are specifically designed to help their specific needs.
Neutrogena T/Gel Daily Control Dandruff Shampoo
If you have dandruff and wash your hair each day, then Neutrogena T/Gel Daily Control Dandruff Shampoo is a great option as it works best when you take it daily.
As well as getting rid of your dandruff flakes, this shampoo will also help with your oily hair. The good news is that even though you have to use this shampoo each day, it is still fairly affordable than many of the alternatives.