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Tea Tree Oil Scalp
About to use tea tree oil on scalp b/c of flakes but there's a cut on my scalp.Will it still be ok to use?Painful?Its called Dessert Essence(100%pure)
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Safe: But may be irritating. Also useless, a complete waste of money. Best remedy to be determined by precise diagnosis: exam by dermatologist. Meanwhile try dandruff shampoo such as Head & Shoulders, DHS, Selsun, Nizoral, (ketoconazole) generics. Can also try hydrocortisone, preferably in liquid form. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TEA TREE OIL SCALP: WHY ARE YOU USING TEA TREE OIL IN THE FIRST PLACE? ...Read more
Maybe: Tea tree oil does have anti-inflammatory aspects, but too much can be very irritating. Try a very small amount (few drops) diluted into a solution of fragrance-free shampoo for a few days. If it is getting worse, stop! good luck! ...Read more
Tea tree oil: Pt depends on the form of tea tree oil and how dry or oily your skin is. You can apply after shampoo and leave it. Or, prior to shampoo leave on for 5-10 min and wash out. ...Read more
What causes scalp to hurt after not washing it? I haven't washed it for a week. The only thing I use on my hair is tea tree oil.
Not beeing: Able to breathe can irritate the scalp with the oil coverage for a week and make it sore! ...Read more
Hard to tell: Tea tree oil is said to possess anti-inflammatory property but may be helpful for some. However the result is really that that impressive. ...Read more
Scalp irritation: That is very individual. You will have to try diffierent products to see what works for you. ...Read more
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