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Pityriasis simplex (dandruff)

Pityriasis simplex is known more commonly as dandruff. It is characterised by the excessive shedding of the scalp's epidermal cells, which leads to visible flaking or scaling. These scales can accumulate on the surface of the scalp in localized patches or more diffusely. The exact cause is uncertain, although the bacteria pityrosporum ovale and increased sebaceous activity have been suggested as factors.

To treat this condition, we would recommend:

No.12 - Tea Tree Oil Cream

Directions - Directions for Use: To be applied every other day. Leave on for approximately 20 minutes, rinse off well and shampoo thoroughly.
Ingredients - Aqua, Jojoba Oil, Glycerine, Aloe Vera, Amino Acid, Tea Tree Oil, Preservative.
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No.15 - Shampoo with Orange Oil for Flaky Scalps

Directions - Wet hair thoroughly and apply shampoo, gently massage into the scalp and leave on for a few minutes before rinsing.
Ingredients - Ingredients: Aqua, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocoamide Mea, Aloe Vera, Amino Acid, Wheat Amino Acid, Menthol. Citric Acid, Preservative.
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No.8 - Lotion with Glycerine for Itchy Scalps

Directions - Directions for Use: After washing the hair, towel dry and apply the lotion, either straight from the bottle, or by wetting cotton wool and then applying to the scalp. The lotion is then left on the scalp to allow it to have an ongoing effect until the hair is next washed.
Ingredients - Aqua, Glycerine, Cetramide, Aloe Vera, Piroctone, Olamine, Panthenol, Wheat, Amino Acid.
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We hope this covers everything, but please do not hesitate to contact us on 0207 976 6868 or email info@thewestminsterpractice.com if you are unsure of anything or require further advice regarding your treatment.