Does Shiny Scalp Mean Permanent Hair Loss?

Posted by Mary Shoufield on

Bald people usually have shiny scalps. You might wonder if a shiny scalp points to permanent hair loss. well, a bald scalp appears shiny due to sebum production. Sebaceous gland in your body is continuously producing oil or sebum to keep the skin from drying. A person with hair does not have a shiny scalp as the shine hides beneath the hair. A bald scalp shines through and may indicate permanent hair loss.

A Little About Sebaceous Glands

Naturally produced sebum is necessary for the skin as it prevents it from drying out. However, too much can make the scalp look oily. Human face and scalp have maximum sebaceous glands that produce oil. But some people produce more oil than others, depending on their genes, hormones, and climate.

Androgenetic Alopecia

Another reason for a shiny head could be androgenetic alopecia. Research finds that people with androgenetic alopecia had overgrown sebaceous glands. For such people, a shiny scalp indicates permanent hair loss.

Skin Conditions

Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis are skin conditions that cause scaly patches on the skin. This could be a reason for a shiny scalp.

Scarring Alopecia

A type of permanent hair loss, scarring alopecia causes inflammation and destruction of the follicle. Research finds that this type of alopecia can result in a shiny scalp.

How To Get Rid of Shiny Scalp?

Scalp shine is not something to boast about, and many people feel humiliated when their scalps shine like a mirror. There are a few ways to deal with the situation.

Change the way you shave

Avoid shaving too close to the scalp. It might help to leave a short length of prickly hair so that they can absorb light and not let it pass through. This will prevent head shine to some extent.

Use clippers

It is a good idea to use clippers for shaving against the grain. This might prevent bald head shine.

Keep scalp clean

Scalp hygiene and cleanliness is crucial to preventing head shine.  However, that doesn’t mean you should start using anything too drying that can cause overproduction of oil.

Use a mattifying product

Mattifiers are excellent anti-shine products to get rid of the oily sheen. A good quality matte product is designed to absorb oil and not clog pores. It works as a moisturizer that keeps the scalp hydrated while preventing head shine.

Zero Shine is a revolutionary anti-shine mattifier that works as a moisturizer as well as a mattifying solution. The all-natural formulation is waterproof, long-lasting, and easy to apply. It never dries and goes on and on for at least 24 hours. The improved formula now comes with SPF properties, which makes it a must-have product in your scalp care regime. It is available in different sizes, and you need only a little amount to cover your shining scalp. Zero Shine has excellent coverage and can be worn to the swimming pool. The special mattifying formula has everything you need to protect your scalp skin from ultraviolet radiation.

Place your order for the best anti-shine mattifier today on DermMicro website.


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