Ask an Expert: How Can I Treat Thinning Edges and a Dry, Itchy Scalp?

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Thinning edges and dry scalp can be a never-ending nightmare and are especially common in the Black community. Caused by medical conditions such as eczema and alopecia or simply improper hair care, this harmful duo can threaten irrevocable damage. Dormant hair follicles, shedding of scalp and hair are popular signs.

Yeluchi Master Stylist, Kyia Jones addresses your hair concerns. Remember, if you have questions for our experts, you can submit them on our submissions page.

Are there any hair oils I can use to combat balding (edges)?

Castor Oil is always a good option, however personally I prefer a mix of Lavender oil (promotes hair growth), Rosemary oil (good for thickness and growth), castor oil, and peppermint oil.

“To find out more on which oil is best for what, check out our The Best Oils for Natural Hair post!”

How should I treat a dry and itchy scalp?

Drinks a lot of water! Also, allow your scalp to breath in between weaves/wigs, cleanse properly every 10-14 days. Use lightweight oils if necessary.

Argan oil is a long-revered remedy for dry and itchy scalp irritation, all, however, aren’t made equally. Sort through the mess with Exploring the Benefits of Argan Oil.

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