Cradle Cap

Natural Treatment for Seborrheic Dermatitis, Cradle Cap, Dandruff, and Itchy Scalp

by in Cradle Cap, Dandruff, Kitchen Sink, Reader Questions, Seborrheic Dermatitis December 5, 2010

An itchy dry, flaky scalp is typically “seborrheic dermatitis” commonly referred to as dandruff in adults and “cradle cap” in babies. Most standard anti-fungal shampoos, topical steroids, and topical treatments such as selenium sulfide and pyrithione zinc typically only provide temporary relief because they are not addressing the root cause of the problem. The fact […]

Topical Natural Treaments for Seborrheic Dermatitis, Dandruff, Cradle Cap, and Itchy Scalp

by in Cradle Cap, Dandruff, Kitchen Sink, Reader Questions, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Skin Care June 20, 2008

Q. What can I use topically for my seborrheic dermatitis? A. The itchy scalp condition of seborrheic dermatitis, commonly referred to as “dandruff” can be extremely frustrating. The course is typically insidious and tends to worsen over time in adults. I am not a fan of many topical treatments for skin conditions as a long […]