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Dandruff: What It Is & Why You Get It?

Updated: Sep 18, 2021

What is dandruff?

Dandruff is a common hair problem faced by most adults under which the scalp generates small pieces of dry skin flake which keep leaving off.


Why do we get Dandruff?

Our scalp naturally produces oil called sebum to keep our scalp moisturized and prevent dryness, sometimes this sebum becomes a breeding ground for yeast or fungus. This fungus usually lives on your skin, but too much fungus may lead to dandruff.


Dandruff is actually not a problem know why?

So Dandruff is actually not a problem access dandruff is if we have controlled sebum production and daily hygiene in terms of hair washing or cleaning. Dandruff will never show off.


Is Dandruff a serious health issue?

No Dandruff is not a serious problem, but it may cause irritation, itchiness, or leave you embarrassed.

Can dandruff cause hair loss?

Dandruff doesn't cause hair loss. However, the itchiness it causes can lead to scratching and damaging hair follicles, leading to some hair loss, though not complete baldness.