Health & Beauty

Scalp Health With Expert Nicole Pidherny

March 27, 2023

Scalp help is so important in your everyday life! We were fortunate to speak with expert Nicole Pidherny regarding all things scalp. She answered all our questions from what a healthy scalp looks like to how to achieve a healthy scalp. —Vita Daily

How do I maintain a healthy scalp?

Healthy scalp = healthy hair! If you want to have volume, shine, and overall health of the hair it starts at the scalp! Integrating a scalp specific shampoo like L’Oreal Professionnel Scalp Advanced into your routine will help to ensure the skin on your scalp is cared for along with your hair!

What are the signs of a healthy scalp?

Volume, shine, “swing” to the hair, a balanced tone on your skin. When you are brushing or scrubbing there is no sensitivity on the scalp.

What are the signs of an unhealthy scalp?

Sensitivity and discomfort. Flakes (wet or dry) if your scalp is red in colour or is itchy. Sores. Cannot go longer than one day without needing a shampoo, or feeling like no matter what you do your hair or scalp feels like there is build up on it.

What are the signs of a sensitive scalp?

It is painful or sensitive to brush. It hurts to have your hair brushed, coloured, combed or touched!

How do I know if I have an oily scalp or a dry scalp?

If you find that you have to frequently shampoo, or you feel like your hair never really feels CLEAN. If you have no volume, flat hair, it won’t hold a style and it constantly feels like you have to shampoo, if your flakes are wet, then you most likely have an oily scalp. If you find your scalp is itchy, and you experience dry flakes, if it’s red and if you find you have a frizzy texture or suffer from static it likely means you have dry scalp.

How do I prevent oil buildup in the scalp?

The best way to prevent buildup on the scalp and maintain a healthy scalp is to integrate a scalp routine into your daily hair routine. Scalp Advanced systems will cleanse and balance the scalp without compromising the health of the hair and works well with the rest of your homecare system. Using Scalp Advanced at least 1-3 times a week as your first shampoo in your routine will help to maintain a healthy and balanced scalp.

How do I prevent flakiness and dandruff on the scalp?

Integrating a consistent scalp routine into your hair care routine is essential. Using Scalp Advanced will help prevent flakiness and dandruff on the scalp. Consistent brushing. Scalp massaging and promoting healthy circulation and blood flow will help to prevent a dry and dandruff prone scalp!


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