The Ph of the scalp
Posted on 30 July 2012 07:03 PM
I have oily dandruff, but it's not serious. I've read somewhere that high Ph would cause dandruff and that dandruff shampoos, ironically, are high in Ph to provide better cleansing. 

Is this true? What is the Ph of the scalp and what Ph should my shampoo be? 

Your scalp has a 5 pH level. Many shampoos on the market are around an 8 pH. To keep dandruff and other scalp conditions in check your shampoo should be closer to the normal pH of the scalp.

Here is a helpful list of the Ph levels of many popular brands.

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Comments (2)
Joel
30 October 2012 07:13 AM
First of all, using one shampoo for a long peiord of time can be very damaging to your hair. It's a good idea to switch it up every once in a while, so maybe just give Suave a try for a week or two and see if you like it! I think Suave is good for many reasons, including the fact that it is pretty good quality for a really good price. I really like the naturals line, so give it a try and see if it's what you hoped! Another word of advice I would give you is to cut off an inch or two and get rid of the dead ends. I recently did that and it has made a huge difference with my hair. Good luck, hope your hair looks better than ever!
Mischevael Mouse
16 June 2013 05:18 PM
~What if dandruff shampoos do not appear to work?
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