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The Best Scalp Treatments for Every Hair Texture

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Best scalp treatments

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Best scalp treatments

Unless you’re a stylist tasked with knowing the ins and outs of hair health, the scalp is probably an afterthought when it comes to your daily regimen. That’s the complete opposite of how we should be approaching it. Like a tree with strong roots, your hair needs the same thing — a healthy scalp — to grow and maintain its strength and vibrancy.

So start there and treat it like the rest of the skin on your body. Keeping it properly detoxed and moisturized to prevent dryness, itching or worse, infection. As with most beauty products, you’ll need a formula that won’t alter or weigh down your natural hair texture. Ahead, we’ve gathered the best scalp-treatment options for every curl pattern, from pin-straight to protective styling. Find your match!

  

Originally posted on StyleCaster

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For thin hair: Klorane SOS Serum

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For thin hair: Klorane SOS Serum

This lightweight spritz won't weigh the hair down, as its key ingredient — peony — works to calm scalp irritation while menthol provides an addictive cooling sensation.

SOS Serum, $20 at Klorane

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For protective styles: Cantu Apple Cider Vinegar Root Rinse

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For protective styles: Cantu Apple Cider Vinegar Root Rinse

If your scalp is suffering under a sewn-in weave or wig, get to those hard-to-reach areas with this product's tiny nozzle. The apple cider vinegar formula will help dissolve the product buildup that's causing your head to itch.

Cantu Apple Cider Vinegar Root Rinse, $4.99 at Sally Beauty

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For protective styles: Vernon François Scalp Nourish~ment

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For protective styles: Vernon François Scalp Nourish~ment

This sweet-smelling spray is made with an ultra-nourishing mix of oils (jojoba, castor and almond to name a few) that work to keep the scalp hydrated while you're wearing braids or locs.

Scalp Nourish~ment, $24 at Vernon François

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For textured hair: DevaCurl Buildup Buster

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For textured hair: DevaCurl Buildup Buster

If it's a little too soon for a shampoo sesh but your curls are still being weighed down by styling products, use this micellar water serum to cut the gook and bring them back to life.

Buildup Buster, $28 at DevaCurl

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For textured hair: Earth's Nectar Jojoba & Tea Tree oil

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For textured hair: Earth's Nectar Jojoba & Tea Tree oil

Tea tree oil is known for its antiseptic properties, making this a strong enough scalp cleanser for those with thicker strands.

Jojoba & Tea Tree Scalp Oil, $18.50 at Sephora

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For color-treated hair: IGK Low Key Cleansing Walnut scrub

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For color-treated hair: IGK Low Key Cleansing Walnut scrub

If you're scared of disturbing your dye job, take solace in this sulfate-free, color-safe scalp scrub made with walnut oil for hydration and apple cider vinegar for clearing out the gunk.

IGK Low Key Cleansing Walnut Scalp Scrub, $36 at IGK

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For color-treated hair: Reverie Cake Scalp Tonic

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For color-treated hair: Reverie Cake Scalp Tonic

Not only is this luxe treatment safe for color-treated hair, it's also made with a set of active ingredients that have been proven to delay the aging of hair follicles, both damaged and otherwise.

Cake Scalp Tonic, $72 at Reverie

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For heat-styled hair: Rahua Elixir

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For heat-styled hair: Rahua Elixir

This one will cost you a pretty penny, but if you swear by a flat iron every day, the restorative Amazonian oil will keep your scalp hydrated and strands breakage-free.

Elixir, $175 at Rahua

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For heat-styled hair: dpHue Apple Cider Vinegar Dry Shampoo

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For heat-styled hair: dpHue Apple Cider Vinegar Dry Shampoo

If the idea of using a spray or cream near your dry hair seems scary, opt for a dry shampoo along the roots to clear your scalp of buildup and give it the breathing room it needs.

Apple Cider Vinegar Dry Shampoo, $23 at dpHue

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