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Healthy hair grows from a healthy scalp – simple! So what happens to your hair when your scalp is irritated? Find out how dandruff can damage your hair.

A healthy scalp is an essential part of having healthy hair. The only living part of the hair is in the scalp, so it needs to be properly looked after.

Did you know…
An irritated scalp can actually damage the hair. Hair that grows from a dandruff-affected scalp is significantly more damaged than hair growing from a healthy scalp.

Dandruff doesn’t necessarily slow down hair growth, but the hair that grows will probably be less healthy and more prone to damage and breakage.

That dandruff itch can be really annoying…
But resist the temptation to scratch your scalp at all costs. If you give in, you could easily damage the hair follicles and stop them from producing good quality hair.

Dandruff also damages the scalp’s natural moisture barrier. This leads both to a dry scalp and dry hair.

When the scalp is unable to retain moisture, the hair it produces is also less moisturized, and dry hair is much more prone to breakage and frizz.

In extreme cases, dandruff can even cause hair fall. So make sure you take care of your scalp.

Head & Shoulders Full & Strong effectively tackles dandruff to keep both your hair and scalp looking and feeling healthy.

It gives your hair a healthier foundation from which to grow and has been shown to help strengthen hair against damage with every wash.

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