14 Hydrating Hair Products to Beat a Dry Scalp This Winter

by Emily Gregor

14 Hydrating Hair Products to Beat a Dry Scalp This Winter
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This winter, dare to wear black without fearing flakes. After all, your dry scalp shouldn’t keep you from having the fabulous hair — and flake-free outfit — you deserve. Keep your scalp hydrated this winter with these 14 products.



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KeraCare Dry & Itchy Scalp Anti-Dandruff Moisturizing Shampoo


Give your scalp a cleanse it won't forget this winter. With this shampoo from Avlon, you can prevent dryness and itchiness.

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R+Co BADLANDS Dry Shampoo Paste


All the way from Japan, this dry shampoo paste will keep your scalp clean and hydrated with zeolite powder to absorb excess oil on your scalp. For extra volume, dampen your hair in the morning, apply the paste, and blow-dry for an upgrade on second-day hair.

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Malibu Scalp Therapy Wellness Remedy


Vitamin C, biotin, niacin, and panthenol come together in this remedy to create a powerful scalp treatment that moisturizes and protects your scalp while providing relief from itching, flaking and irritation. Use it once a week before shampooing, applying it thoroughly and leaving it in for 5 to 7 minutes before rinsing. Afterward, continue with your normal routine.

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Shea Moisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo


Whether you have dandruff or not, this hydrating shampoo by SheaMoisture guarantees relief from itchiness and irritation while providing essential nutrients for a shampoo your scalp will be grateful for.

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Kenra Dandruff Shampoo


Keep dandruff at bay with this soothing shampoo by Kenra. Use daily to say goodbye to flaking and hello to hydration.

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Earth's Nectar Mint Leaves Scalp Oil


Using this oil treatment every two weeks is a sure way to keep your scalp hydrated. Thoroughly massage the oil into your scalp for 10 to 15 minutes; the movement will encourage blood circulation which will improve the overall health of your scalp. The minty scent is a refreshing bonus, and you can use the oil to massage your hands and feet as well.

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Moroccanoil Dry Scalp Treatment


Combat a dry scalp with a hydrating oil that will reduce itchiness and dryness while also protecting and nourishing your scalp. Massage it into your scalp, leave it in overnight, and wash it out in the morning before taking the day by force.

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Alterna Haircare Caviar Clinical Densifying Leave-In Root Treatment


An energizing mix of vitamins and nutrients enriches your scalp to prevent flakiness and promote the growth of healthier, thicker-looking hair. Use it every day for optimal results.

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Oribe Cleansing Crème for Moisture & Control


A luxurious cleansing cream, this product works overtime to cleanse and hydrate your scalp and hair. It also comes with an enticing bonus: it’s safe for colored or processed hair too.

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Original Moxie Scalp Therapy


If you’re looking for relief from a dry, itchy scalp, look no further than this moisturizing oil treatment from Original Moxie. It works best when applied and left overnight to be washed out in the morning. It is packed with essential oils, Australian blue cypress, and andiroba oil to promote healthy hair growth and blood circulation.

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Coola Scalp & Hair Mist Organic Sunscreen SPF 30


This antioxidant-rich spray works to protect your scalp and hair from heat and UV rays. This spray will moisturize and protect from future damage with SPF to block the sun's harsh rays. Another benefit? It's water-resistant for up to 80 minutes so if you're having a swim, you'll be protected.

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Phythéol Dry Hair Moisturizing Scalp Exfoliating Shampoo


Your scalp needs exfoliating, too! Use this refreshing shampoo daily by massaging it into your scalp and leaving the lather in for up to three minutes for hydration that also restores the health of your hair.

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Shu Uemura Art of Hair Cleansing Oil Shampoo


Get rid of damaging product buildup on your scalp with this hydrating cleansing oil. The product starts as an oil, then turns into a foam, and keeps your hair’s natural oils while infusing your locks with an energizing citrus scent.

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Acure Organics Stem Cell Shampoo & Conditioner


Use the power of science to increase the production of skin cells on your scalp. This shampoo and conditioner set will not only keep your scalp hydrated, but the healthier your scalp is, the healthier your hair will be.