Flaky Scalp

Flaky scalp is when more dead skin cells than normal are lost from the scalp. Possible causes include dandruff, seborrhoeic eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis, changes in weather, some medication, and strong shampoos. Treatment options include anti-dandruff shampoos, anti-fungal shampoos, scalp preparations including ingredients such as coal tar and zinc, herbal remedies, and moisturizing oils or conditioners.