How to Get Rid of Dandruff in 2 Easy Steps
How I Cleared Up a Decades-Long Problem (again!)
Back and shoulder acne, hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and now dandruff - don’t underestimate the deer!
You may recall my post on the pore myth last week.
Similarly, dandruff is one of those skin concepts that the general public thoroughly misunderstands.
Persistent, stubborn dandruff is not just flaky skin.
At a high level, it’s actually caused by a yeast-like fungus called Malassezia.
Proliferation of Malassezia can be itchy and painful (beyond being aesthetically unpleasing, of course).
Thankfully, while it is a common problem, it’s also relatively easy to treat once you understand that we’re working with a fungus.
With microbes, we need to either cut it off at the source or we need to stop its proliferation.
So, there are two main active ingredients that are commonly used to treat dandruff: