7 best dandruff treatments for flaky and itchy scalps

An itchy, flaky scalp doesn’t have to be a recipe for disaster or a future of clothing covered in those annoying white bits. With the right products on your side, restoring your dry scalp back to its former glory is effortless. No more itchiness, just flake-free locks that look great any day of the year. We’ve collated some of the best dandruff treatments on offer to get you started:

10 best dandruff treatments

1. Shu Uemura Art of Hair Cleansing Oil Anti-Dandruff Shampoo
2. Biolage ScalpSync Anti-Dandruff Shampoo 400ml
3. NAK Dandruff Control Shampoo
4. Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure Scalp Genesis Anti-Dandruff Shampoo
5. Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo
6. milk_shake Incredible Milk Leave-In Treatment
7. Davines OI All In One Milk Multi Benefit Beauty Treatment

Which are the best dandruff treatments?


If you like luxury in dandruff shampoo, you’ll like this one. Designed to cleanse hair deeply while rebalancing the scalp for freedom from slakes and itchiness, the Shu Uemura Art of Hair Cleansing Oil Anti-Dandruff Shampoo includes Shiso as an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, leaving your hair soft and smooth and your scalp rejuvenated and clear.


Developed specifically to eliminate dandruff on even the most stubborn of scalps, the Biolage ScalpSync Anti-Dandruff Shampoo is packed with calming antibacterial products including mint leaf and pyrithione zinc to target and remove dandruff as well as provide relief from the dreaded itch. If scalp irritation is driving you mad, especially with Aussie seasonal changes, this shampoo is a great pick.


Struggling to control dandruff? Then NAK has the answer with plenty of peppermint and nourishing sea minerals to make your scalp look its best. Calming, cooling, and cleansing are what this vegan shampoo does best, and it doesn’t hurt that it smells incredible in the process. Less dandruff and great smelling locks sound pretty good to us.


The inclusion of vitamin E and StemCode Complex helps the Schwarzkopf BC Bonacure Scalp Genesis Anti-Dandruff Shampoo cleanse your scalp without drying it out further. In combination with the brand’s Rebalancing Serum, removing those flakes and restoring your hair to a strong and clean state is easy. No damage, shiny hair and a scalp that doesn’t itch? Sign us up.


The key ingredient in this anti-dandruff shampoo is tea tree, stimulating the scalp and reducing scaling and flakiness for healthier, happier hair. The inclusion of conditioning agents and a special Activated Moisture Blend leaves your locks smooth and silky, while peppermint and lavender amp up the scent while providing calming properties to dry and sore scalps.


This award-winning treatment is packed with all kinds of good stuff to make your hair feel and look incredible from the very first spray. With not one, not two, but 12 different transforming properties for your locks, this treatment does anything from adding volume to protecting colour to balancing your scalp. Now that’s what you call multitasking.


Another multi-tasker of a product, this hair treatment is filled with nourishing ingredients your hair and scalp will love. Whether used as part of a wider routine or solo, this beauty treatment gives your hair more body, reduces frizz and protects your locks from heat and humidity. If you’ve found traditional dandruff treatments have left your hair looking a little unloved, this treatment from Davines might be the perfect remedy.

Our top tips for a healthy scalp

Want to know how to make your hair dandruff free and healthy? The key is consistency. Include dandruff treatments in your regular schedule to keep sore and itchy scalps at bay and prevent dandruff before it reoccurs. Prevention is the best type of cure, after all – and who wouldn’t want to avoid that flaky dandruff look if they can?

Struggling to find the best product?

We know there’s so much choice. If you’re not sure which dandruff treatment is the best fit for you, get in touch with the RY team today via our Instagram We’d be happy to point you in the right direction. Or view our full range of dandruff and scalp-focused products online today!



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