Anti Dandruff Treatments in Chennai


Dandruff is generally a chronic scalp disorder caused by the excessive scaling of the scalp. It is an indication of the underlying Fungal Infection of the scalp that accelerates the cell renewal method. The dead cells accumulate, forming unattractive clusters known as dandruff. It’s a condition of the scalp that causes flaking or white scales to be visible. Dandruff is not contagious or serious. However, it can be embarrassing often accompanied by itching. Dandruff is seen more commonly in men than in women, mainly due to hormones. Excessive sebum production can also lead to dandruff.

There are two types of dandruff:

  • Dry dandruff: little, fine white flakes that fall onto the shoulders.
  • Oily dandruff: larger and thicker yellowish flakes that keep on with the hair and scalp.


The exact cause of dandruff is unknown, but there are various factors that lead to dandruff like -

  • Oily scalp is one in all the key reason for Dandruff.
  • Environmental Condition- Dandruff is commonly worse throughout the winter months and but can be present year long
  • Seborrheic dermatitis - People with seborrheic dermatitis have irritated, oily skin, which is more prone to have dandruff touching many areas of the skin, like backs of the ears, eyebrows, and the sides of the nose
  • Yeast - People who are sensitive to yeast have a rather higher likelihood of dandruff.
  • Dry skin - People with dry skin are more prone to have dandruff. Cold winter air combined with hot rooms may be a common cause of itchy, flaking skin.
  • Shampooing and skin care products- Frequent shampooing may cause dandruff irritating the scalp.
  • Certain skin conditions-People with skin disorder like psoriasis, eczema, are more prone to dandruff than others.
  • Diet - Imbalanced diet that lacks zinc, B vitamins and some types of fats may increase the chances of dandruff.
  • Mental stress also sometimes can cause dandruff.


  • Flaky or scaly white skin
  • Flaking on the scalp, eyebrows, around the hairline, ears and nose
  • Itching and Irritation


Dandruff is not a major or a serious problem. Most mild cases can be controlled by commercially available shampoos. But once dandruff is resistant to these treatments or is causing itching, irritation or hair loss it’s better to consult a dermatologist.

We at Radiance have a unique solution to your dandruff problem. Our Anti Dandruff Peel done on the scalp improves dandruff by reducing the flaking and controlling the excess sebum secretion on the scalp.

Antidandruff peel is usually applied all over the scalp and left for around 4 hours on the scalp. When it’s washed, you get improved and healthy scalp skin free from irritation and itching that helps to prevent further Hair Loss. It is suitable for all age groups. The treatment is usually done once in 2 weeks. Around 3 to 4 sittings help in complete control of dandruff.


Dandruff though not harmful the visible flaking can lead to embarrassing situations. The team at Radiance uses Antidandruff Peel that is safe and effective in controlling dandruff and improving the overall health of the scalp.

    Authored By Dr.Senthil Sivaprakasam - Dermatology MBBS MD, Chennai