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Should men and women use the same shampoo?

SHOULD MEN AND WOMEN USE THE SAME SHAMPOO?

Before you use your partner’s shampoo, read this.

So you got dandruff. It’s a common condition, making it likely that someone else in the household suffers from it too. You swipe their shampoo… only to realise it’s not solving the problem.

If your partner, sibling or parent is of the opposite sex, your scalps have different needs, even if you both suffer from dandruff. The best anti-dandruff shampoo for men isn’t always the best one for women, and vice versa. Read on to understand the differences, which can help you find the right solution to those pesky white flakes.


MALE VS FEMALE SCALPS

When it comes to scalp health, ladies are on a luckier streak. Studies have shown that the male scalp barrier is weaker than the female’s as it has lower levels of ceramides, making it more susceptible to protein loss – both which are essential components to the scalp barrier.

Plus, men produce up to 60% more sebum than women - these add up to males having a higher chance of developing excess oils, eventually leading to greasy hair and scalp.

On the flipside, females are more susceptible to dry scalp. Ladies, chemically-treating your hair may keep you looking hip and fresh every few months, but it also takes a toll on your hair by making it prone to dryness.

Got the facts down? Carry on reading to see how both genders can effectively treat and eliminate dandruff.

Should men and women use the same shampoo? - Male and female scalp
Should men and women use the same shampoo? - Customised solutions

YOUR CUSTOMISED ANTI-DANDRUFF SOLUTION

Shampoo for women’s scalp needs to target a wide range of needs to match an equally vast array of styles and conditions, from cosmetic ones that provide shine and smoothness, to damage-repair ones that relieve dryness and dandruff.

For the gentlemen out there, look for a product that is specially made for men. CLEAR is a great place to start, with a variety of shampoos specially formulated to treat the presence of excess grease and oil on the male scalp.

CLEAR has an array of products customised specifically to cater to men and women’s scalps respectively, which provide specially-formulated solutions to keep the scalp healthy and nourished while working to boost its fighting power and end recurring dandruff concern*.

On your next trip to the store, be sure to source out a shampoo that suits your scalp to finally get rid of dandruff*. Before you know it, you’ll be dandruff-free* and walking with your head high, full of confidence.

*no visible flakes with regular use