Having an itchy or flaky scalp can be a challenge when you have Dreadlocks. Raw Roots and Dollylocks have both created products specifically to help you get relief from a dry / itchy and flaky scalp.
1. Spray Relief
Raw Roots Rescue Tonic is made for a dry and itchy scalp. The essential oil from peppermint instantly relieves irritation with its cooling effect and leaves a lovely fresh scent.
"The spray is really relieving and works perfect for when you have a itchy scalp"
Dollylocks refreshing sprays are great for itchy, flaky scalps. They're designed to stimulate your scalp, hydrate dreadlocks and awaken your senses! Available in Nag Champa, Tea Tree Spearmint, Lavender Sky and Rosemary Peppermint or a Sample Set of 4.
2. Massage your scalp
The Raw Roots Hydrating Oil restores the natural balance of the scalp and relieves and prevents dandruff, itching, dryness or flaking scalp.
Hydrating Oil: "My partner has suffered for years with dry itchy scalp due to his dreads. After just one use he has noticed a difference and the dry itchy scalp is now a thing of the past. For anyone with dreads I would highly recommend this product." - Natasha
"The smell is sweet, earthy and light and so is this oil. No more slick sad hair or build-up from heavy oils. My poor dandruff prone scalp loves this, sparingly massaged on the scalp and work down the dreads keeps my flakes at bay and dreads so soft."
Raw Roots Aloe Manuka Gel relieves itching, helps control dandruff, heal wounds and irritated skin.
Gel: "My dreads are only 2 months old and starting the journey left my scalp dry and itchy.. using this gel left my scalp hydrated my dreads feeling amazing!" - Bel C
3. Change your Shampoo
Based on flower extracts and mild detergents this sulfate free shampoo gently cleanses without drying out the scalp. Soothes, heals and relieves discomfort and itching of the scalp.
"My dreads and scalp have suffered so long with intense dry dandruff flaking and flaking no matter what I do. I’ve tried so many recommended shampoos. I never had any scalp problems before getting dreadlocks. I have not had an issue since buying that shampoo. It fixed my scalp ph instantly. Even my sister who has aggressive scalp psoriasis found relief with this natural shampoo." - Peru L
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