SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS SHAMPOO
What exactly makes a shampoo effective in treating seborrheic dermatitis? We look at the active ingredients that help fight against flakes and other symptoms.
What is seborrheic dermatitis
Seborrheic dermatitis is a caused by the naturally-occurring microbe, Malassezia globosa. The symptoms can include:
white or yellowish scales
oily and dry patches
redness and inflammation on the scalp
Popular treatments for seborrheic dermatitis
Medicated shampoos that you can buy over the counter normally contain one of these 5 ingredients:
Zinc Pyrithione (ZPT)
How to treat seborrheic dermatitis
To effectively treat seborrheic dermatitis, you will need a shampoo that contains the right active ingredients and that doesn’t leave your hair dry or smelling medicated.
You’ll want an effective shampoo that you enjoy using, because seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic condition, which needs regular treatment to keep symptoms away.
Our Clinical Strength Shampoo contains selenium sulfide, proven to be effective and safe in the long-term treatment of seborrheic dermatitis.
It fights flakes better than shampoos with other active ingredients¹, targeting the root cause of dandruff, and helping prevent scalp irritation.
¹ visible flakes with regular use, vs. OTC dandruff shampoos with non-selenium sulfide actives