Product Profile – Scalp Scrub

all-natural scalp scrub

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Scalp scrubs have been used for centuries to help improve dry skin and restore its healthy glow. The nirāmaya scalp scrubs have been formulated to exfoliate your scalp and help control dandruff, while at the same time keep pH level of your scalp balanced and unclog hair follicles. This creates the optimal environment for hair health and growth. Choose from a sea salt scrub or a sugar scrub. The sea salt scrub is best for oily hair and scalps; the sugar scrub for dry scalps.

What causes dandruff? Dandruff can be caused by a number of factors, the most common being either a dry scalp or oily scalp. Oily skin on the scalp is typically the result of excessive sebum oil—sebum is a naturally-occurring substance emitted by the sebaceous glands in the body. A scalp with excessive sebum is often the result of over-washing, which can cause dandruff. A dry scalp will also lead to flaky skin and dandruff. Other causes of dandruff include reactions to hair products, yeast, and skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

Mild dandruff can be taken care of by simply washing your hair with natural, mild shampoo. A natural shampoo may be less harsh on the scalp and help reduce skin irritation. More severe cases of dandruff may require a scalp exfoliation. Exfoliating the scalp can help eliminate dry, dead skin cells on the scalp and reduce build-up.

Natural Qualities: Scalp scrubs have been used for centuries to exfoliate the scalp, help improve dry skin conditions and restore the scalps natural pH balance and healthy glow. Salt and sugar scrubs can gently exfoliate the skin leaving it soft and smooth. Sea salt can be helpful in removing impurities and build-up on the scalp. Salt scrubs are best for oily hair and scalps. It is excellent at drying out the scalp by ridding it of any excess sebum oil. Sugar scrubs add moisture to the scalp and can soften the scalp and hair. Lavender is well known for its natural qualities of healing broken skin and calming skin irritations. Rosemary oil is well known for its natural qualities of alleviating dandruff and encouraging hair growth.


Sea Salt Scrub: Sea salt, Organic jojoba oil, Apple cider vinegar (Acetum), Organic essential oil: lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil)

Sugar Scrub: Brown sugar (Sucrose), Organic coconut oil, Organic essential oil:  rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract)

Product use and storage: For optimal scalp health, apply your scalp scrub 1-3 times / week. Spread 1-2 tbsp of scalp scrub over your scalp. Gently massage into your scalp in circular motions for 20-30 seconds. Leave on scalp for a couple of minutes. Rinse well. Follow treatment with nirāmaya’s all-natural shampoo.

Sea Salt Scrub: Oil / vinegar separation is a natural characteristic of this product. Mix product well before usage. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep away from direct sunlight. Use product within 6 months of receiving.

Sugar Scrub: This product will begin to liquify upon contact with the skin. This product will also begin to liquify if stored at temperatures above 70oF. The product can be used in its liquified state by mixing the contents with your fingers before applying it to your body. If product liquifies in storage, and you would like it to solidify, simply place it in the refrigerator. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep away from direct sunlight. Use product within 6 months of receiving.

Safety information: For external use only. Do not ingest. Do not use if pregnant or nursing a child. Do not apply to broken or irritated skin or areas affected by rashes. If you have a known skin condition, use this product only on a small part of your body to test skin reaction. Stop use and consult a doctor immediately if redness or irritation occurs. Avoid use on face, contact with eyes, inner ears and nose, and other sensitive areas.

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