A dry, flaky scalp is hard to hide. Indeed, it can be downright embarrassing to have a dusting of flaky skin circling your shoulders. However, the greatest discomfort for many people is the itching that accompanies flaking skin.
Flaking is usually caused by dandruff or dry scalp. Although both conditions have very similar symptoms, they are caused by different processes. Flaking caused by dandruff or dry scalp can be difficult to treat. Furthermore, dandruff can worsen baldness in both males and females. Fortunately, there are treatment options that can restore your scalp and hair health and eradicate those embarrassing flakes.