Dandruff is a condition of the scalp that causes flakes of skin to appear. It is often accompanied by itching.


The most effective way to treat and control dandruff is to use dandruff shampoo and scalp treatments

Not all dandruff shampoos are alike. Some have different active ingredients, such as:

Coal tar preparations (Denorex Therapeutic Protection, Neutrogena T/Gel, Scytera)
Pyrithione zinc (Selsun Blue for Itchy Dry Scalp, Neutrogena T/Gel Daily
Control Dandruff Shampoo, Head & Shoulders)
Salicylic acid and sulfur (Sebex, Sebulex)
Salicylic acid (Neutrogena T/Sal )
Selenium sulfide (Dandrex, Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength, Selsun)
Ketoconazole (Extina, Nizoral A-D, Xolegel)