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A 23-year-old male asked:

What can i do to maximize the health of my hair? wash every day? shampoo only? avoid conditioner? clarifying shampoo? trying to reduce sebum on scalp.

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Hair Health: Determine for yourself if you have dry or oily hair, or a combination of both. If you have dry hair, select organic shampoos that are moisturizing, such as those made with lavender oil, jojoba, or vitamins a and e. If you have oily hair, choose a more astringent shampoo made with tea tree oil or citrus of any kind such as orange or lemon.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Do you have a proble: If you have no problem, you can wash your hair as often as you wish with whatever you like. There are shampoos. Many use the same body wash for body + scalp. Don't be impressed by claims for vitamins or herbs in a shampoo. See how it feels, haw it smells, etc.
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Last updated Dec 30, 2013

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