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Which are the best scalp care products?

Which are the best scalp care products?
Tara Stevenson-Smith
Writer and expert12 months ago
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 Last Updated 26/01/2024

A healthy haircare routine is all well and good – but are you caring for your scalp as well? Acting as the foundation of any stellar regime, scalp care is the trend to know about if you’re searching for a strand-saving pick-me-up. Not sure which products you need to kickstart your new scalp care regime? From scalp scrubs to a scalp massaging brush, we’ve rounded up our favourites right here…

The best scalp care products.

OUAI Scalp Serum

Inspired by skincare, this savvy scalp serum is designed to promote the optimum environment for healthy hair growth. Siberian ginseng and chaga mushroom unite to deliver long-lasting hydration, while hyaluronic acid locks in moisture for balanced, healthy-looking results.

Umberto Giannini Scalp Restore Scalp Rescue Mask 

Relieve and refresh your scalp with the help of the Umberto Giannini Scalp Restore Scalp Rescue Mask. Infused with a soothing, delicately-scented formula, this is the ideal mask to treat your mane. The hair mask is designed to balance the scalp for a clearer, flake-free finish whilst promoting healthy, shiny hair.

Vichy Dercos Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Normal/Oily Hair

A reliable cleanser is the foundation of any good skincare routine – so why should your haircare routine be any different? This anti-dandruff shampoo is perfect for minimising the look of pesky flakes, starring 1% salicylic acid alongside 1% selenium disulphide to help purify your scalp while resisting irritation. Supports fresh, healthy-looking hair that feels detoxified.

Curlsmith Scalp Stimulating Booster 

Awaken your scalp and help create the optimum environment for healthy hair growth with the Curlsmith Scalp Stimulating Booster. This naturally-derived serum is enriched with two clinically-proven hair stimulating actives, baicapil™ and anagain™, which work together to encourage a balanced, healthy-looking mane. Complete with an easy-to-use nozzle applicator that allows you to precisely disperse the product onto the scalp for even coverage.

Philip Kingsley Density Preserving Scalp Drops

Promoting a balanced scalp environment, Philip Kingsley's scalp drops help to condition and nourish from the base of your locks. The lightweight scalp serum features a blend of caffeine, azelaic acid and anti-microbials, alongside an innovative active complex, which work together to gently exfoliate and balance the appearance of oil.

Revolution Haircare Detoxify Me Scalp Scrub 

A budget-friendly scalp scrub doesn’t mean compromising on quality! Wash away impurities and build-up with the Revolution Haircare Detoxify Me Scalp Scrub 150ml. Infused with the brand’s exclusive upcycled white rice crush™ and lactic acid, the formula delivers both a physical and enzymatical exfoliation to help minimise the look of flakes and leave hair feeling refreshed and primed, ready for the application of your other haircare essentials.

Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt

Scalp scrubs are a great way to keep your strands balanced and healthy. The Christophe Robin formula features non-abrasive dissolvable grains to help exfoliate even the most sensitive scalps, removing product build-up and restoring optimum hydration levels for comfortable, clean strands from root-to-tip.

ESPA Tri-Active Scalp Care Duo

Resolve your scalp concerns with the help of this dynamic duo, ESPA Tri-Active Scalp Care Duo. The set features the Tri-Active Resilience Clarify & Fortify Scale Serum, a lightweight formula that harnesses hydrating actives and probiotics to optimise the scalp’s microbiome, as well as the Tri-Active Resilience Detox & Purify Scrub Shampoo, which consists of a unique scrub-to-foam formula to draw out impurities, thanks to its mineral rich clay formula.

Kérastase Symbiose Moisturising Anti-Dandruff Cellular Shampoo and Kérastase Symbiose Detangling Soothing Cellular Conditioner

Live in perfect clarity with this purifying shampoo from Kérastase, ideal for dandruff-prone hair. Salicylic acid helps to buff away dead skin cells and product build-up at the scalp, while piroctone olamine visibly minimises dry skin for a calm, healthy-looking mane with irresistible softness. Pair with the Detangling Soothing Cellular Conditioner for ultimate results.

Brushworks Scalp Massaging Brush

Upgrade your shampoo routine and treat your scalp to a massage from home with the Brushworks Scalp Massaging Brush. Stimulate your hair follicles for the ultimate relaxing sensation whilst deeply working in your shampoo to cleanse and remove build-up, helping to promote growth of healthy-looking hair. With an easy-to-grip and sleek design, this massaging brush product could change your scalp care game.

Tara Stevenson-Smith
Writer and expert
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Ever since I was a little girl, I have been interested in all things beauty as I used to watch my mum do her makeup and hair all the time and then I would try and use her products! I now love finding the best beauty buys out there and then recommending them to my friends and family to find out there experience with using them. To me the beauty industry has no limits, you can use different products or even just one product to create a variety of looks and through using different tools it can be made into an experience tailored to you. For me, perfecting my base is my fave thing to do and play around with, as I like it to last me all day whilst still looking flawless! So a handful of high quality products that I can rely on to achieve my natural yet airbrushed effect daily look is an essential as it gives me the confidence to be bold. As I am always trying and testing out new foundations, concealers, powders, primers and setting sprays I feel like I have a handle on the best makeup products out there. I am an advocate in using products that make you feel FANTASTIC as well as LOOKING FANTASTIC! I am currently loving the NARS Afterglow Lip Balm in the shade 'Orgasm' as it adds the perfect sheen of colour onto my lips whilst also moisturising them!
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