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Should You Be Oiling Your Hair And Scalp?

Oiling has been around forever, but does oiling your hair or scalp do it any good? Find out the benefits of this practice and our recommendations.

What is Dandruff? Causes & Treatments To Get Rid Of It ASAP

Dandruff is a common non-contagious dermatological disorder that affects the scalp. White-yellow or grey, oily flakes and scales of medium to large sizes appear on the hair and scalp while your skin can get very itchy and even sore. You might find those flakes and scales in your bedsheets, too.

Dry Scalp? How To Get Rid Of It Today!

Dry scalp can often be flaky and itchy, and it’s one of the most common problems that many women with Afro hair and others face.  Wondering why you have dry scalp? Our comprehensive guide covers everything: from symptoms, common causes, and how to treat your dry scalp.

Dandruff vs. Dry Scalp: What's the Difference?

Dandruff vs Dry Scalp – do your scalp issues have you confused? It’s very easy to confuse dandruff and dry scalp as the symptoms can be similar. But we’re here to help you decipher the difference. So you can finally know whether you actually have dandruff or if your scalp...

7 Wonderful Ways To Use Soothe

Believe it or not, there are many wonderful ways to use your natural scalp oil! Lightweight and easily absorbed, Soothe penetrates the scalp softening hair at the roots (and did we mention, it's hailed by Vogue as one of the best scalp oils?). So, we know Soothe can help promote healthy hair...

How to Care for Your Natural Hair Under a Wig 

It’s no secret how effective protective styles like wigs can be in helping to protect natural hair – c’mon, the name says it all. They’re a great way to switch up your style, grow your hair out or protect it as it recovers from conditions like alopecia. 

4 Itchy Scalp Treatment Products You’ll Love

Looking for itchy scalp treatment products? Many mainstream products contain artificial fragrances which can cause health issues (like asthma, eczema, muscle pain, bloating, sinus pain, fatigue, eye irritation, gastrointestinal problems, headaches, dizziness and burning or itching skin irritations). So we would recommend using products (like Afrocenchix – we never use parabens, sulphates,...

5 Reasons You Should Never Neglect Your Scalp

At Afrocenchix, we always stress the importance of a balanced hair care routine because it's crucial for a healthy scalp. We like to think of our scalp as an extension of our face, and when you start to think of your scalp like this you begin to see things from...

5 Tips for How to Stop an Itchy Scalp ASAP

Wondering how to stop an itchy scalp? At Afrocenchix, we always focus on creating and maintaining a healthy hair care routine because it’s vital to maintain a healthy scalp. Read on to discover five tips to help stop your itchy scalp in its tracks.

Why Is My Scalp so Itchy? 4 Common Causes and Fixes

Have you ever wondered: why is my scalp so itchy? There are many itchy scalp causes and most people will have an itchy scalp at least once or twice in their lifetime. Read on to discover four of the most common causes of itchy scalp and to get relief from...

How to care for your child's afro hair to prevent nits and head lice

Every year, schools up and down the UK warn children (and parents) of threat that is head lice - and every year, the number of head lice outbreaks increases when school goes back. Find out how to prevent your nits and head lice with these hair care tips.

Itchy Scalp? Here's What You Should Know

This post was originally published on 15th March 2019. Due to its popularity, it was updated with the new tips on 6th May 2020. Itchy scalp (also known as scalp pruritus) is one of the most frustrating, yet common problems that many people with Afro hair and others face. Often an...