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Get Rid Of Flakes, Irritation, And Dry Scalp With Our Dandruff Shampoo

Written by Robbie Salter
Get Rid Of Flakes, Irritation, And Dry Scalp With Our Dandruff Shampoo

Dandruff is in need of a rebrand. For as long as we can remember, dandruff has been featured as a horrifying, embarrassing flaw. In commercials, TV shows, and across the internet, we’re taught to feel shame about experiencing flakes and itchy scalp.

Here’s the truth. Dandruff happens to almost everyone and more often than not, its causes are out of our control. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. 

The good news is that scientists and doctors have been researching seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, and scalp care for decades and there’s a lot we know about how to treat the symptoms quickly. 

We know it can be tough but the next time you see a flake on your t-shirt, try not to blush. It’s a (slightly) complicated problem with a thankfully simple solution: Jupiter’s Balancing Shampoo and a complete line of scalp care products.

Our signature cleanser is the best dandruff shampoo, formulated with a blend of natural ingredients like coconut oil and colloidal oatmeal alongside the star active ingredient Zinc Pyrithione to treat dandruff at the root and, unlike many other shampoos in this market, smells incredible. 

Read on to discover how it can help you with flakes, irritation, dryness, and dandruff in one rinse.

What Exactly is Dandruff?

Before we introduce you to our Balancing Shampoo, we want to take a step back and talk about dandruff straight-up. 

If you’re experiencing flakes and dry skin on your scalp for the first time, allow us to welcome you into the club. Nearly 75% of people see a symptom or two of dandruff during their lifetimes. In short, it happens. You might be wondering why it happens. Here’s a simple breakdown: dandruff is the build-up of skin cells that collect and flake off our scalps. These tend to be oily and bigger than flaking related to dry scalp. 

There are a variety of reasons why you might be experiencing itchiness and dandruff. Your genes, climate, hair care routine, shampoos, and activity levels all play a role in the health of your scalp and natural hair.

What we do know is that on top of our head is a community of microbes, skin cells, and our trusty immune system. Keeping this community in balance is the key to a dandruff and irritation free scalp. When things get out of balance, we start to see the buildup of flakes. 

Typically this coincides with an overgrowth of a type of fungus called Malassezia. There’s a lot of science and chemistry going on here, but suffice it to say, our scalps and strands crave balance. 

Looking to learn more about the various causes of dandruff, from genes to skin disorders to yeast overgrowths? Read more here

How Can We Treat Dandruff?

There are dozens of homemade remedy recommendations for people experiencing flakes and dry scalp. You may have stumbled on a couple before making it here. No judgment. 

Let’s talk about what we know. Dandruff is often caused by your scalp’s microbiome falling out of whack. When we’re seeing flakes, Malassezia has generally taken over and is happily overindulging on your skin’s natural oils. Kind of messed up, considering how much we need those.

So how do we stop it? By getting to the root of the flakiness issue with a Zinc Pyrithione shampoo. 

Many people who suffer from dandruff or scalp irritation are also experiencing a zinc deficiency in their diet. Zinc is a natural antifungal and is incredibly effective at stopping and preventing a Malassezia overgrowth. It also helps moisturize our skin and hydrate our hair.

Zinc Pyrithione restores balance to your scalp’s microbiome, cornering the yeasts that are overstaying their welcome. It’s safe, effective, and available in over-the-counter anti-dandruff shampoos. 

Perfect segue alert.

Meet our Balancing Shampoo

Zinc Pyrithione is the active ingredient in Jupiter’s Balancing Shampoo. It stops fungal growth in its tracks and, if you’ll allow us to say so, does it in style. In addition to being powerfully effective at caring for your scalp's skin condition, this product smells incredible and contains a number of other natural ingredients that will cleanse and soothe your scalp and hair. It’s not your father’s dandruff shampoo. 

Take an (abridged) spin around our ingredients label. Our Balancing Shampoo contains:

  • Zinc Pyrithione. The MVP. 

  • Squalane

  • Apple fruit extract

  • Tangerine peel oil

  • Lavender oil

  • Rosemary oil

  • Vanilla

  • Coconut oil 

Our Balancing Shampoo is also vegan, cruelty free, and safe for all hair types. And it’s paraben, phthalate, and sulfate-free,. You’ll want your shampoo (regardless of whether you have dandruff) to stay far away from sulfates as they can dehydrate your scalp and lead to irritation.

So if you’re simply suffering from an itchy, flaky, dry scalp, our Balancing Shampoo’s restorative and soothing formula will help bring a cooling calm to your noggin, no prescription required.

Get to know our Balancing Shampoo and see how it can help your hair and scalp achieve harmony.

Zinc Pyrithione restores balance to your scalp’s microbiome, cornering the yeasts that are overstaying their welcome. It’s safe, effective, and available in over-the-counter anti-dandruff shampoos.

Does our Balancing Shampoo Work?

It’s only natural to ask that question. 

Well, we’re pleased to say you don’t need to take our word for it. Our website is stacked with five-star reviews from our happy customers. See for yourself how this formula is changing the hair care game.

Read Some Reviews for our Balancing Shampoo:

“Jupiter is the best part of my daily routine. Not only does it smell like freedom, it keeps my scalp feeling great. I wish I could give it 6 stars. 5 stars doesn't do it justice.” - Michael B. 

“I've struggled with horrible dandruff my whole life and Jupiter's line of hair care products is the solution I need for my scalp. Their shampoo soothes and cleans scalp impurities that leaves me itch and flake free throughout the week. I'm so happy I found Jupiter!” - Joanna B

“Love this shampoo and conditioner! It helps my scalp and does not dry out my hair. Where have you been all of my life!” - Jeri B

“I've struggled with a dry and flakey scalp for as long as I can remember. Initially, I was super skeptical about buying this product because I've tried so many other shampoos before this and gotten no results. However, after a month of using this product, I noticed I could barely see any flakes! Now after 7 months of using this product I literally haven't seen a single flake and my scalp feels so nourished. 10/10 product.” - Lauren H.

“I’ve been trying everything to get rid of my flaky patch for years. After 2 washes with the shampoo and the scalp treatment it is gone!! And the clean ingredients and the decent smell just means I can keep using it.. Seriously a god send.” - Grace

The word is out on our Balancing Shampoo and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Feeling ready to leave your own review? We thought you might say that. 

It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Flakes, Irritation, and Dry Scalp

We’re grateful dandruff has a simple solution. Itchy, unhappy scalps, especially when they’re experiencing dandruff or irritation, need balance to restore the natural order of things. The right products help to bring peace back to our scalp’s microbiome, and prevent any future flaking issues without a visit to the dermatologist. 

With its heavenly scent, Jupiter’s Balancing Shampoo is the product your shower shelf has been waiting for. 

Try it as part of a set to ensure your scalp remains cleansed, calm, and flake free. Our “Triple Threat” Set features the Balancing Shampoo, Nourishing Conditioner, and Restoring Serum which will both target dandruff and restore moisture to your scalp’s hair follicles.

Designed to help soothe irritated and inflamed skin,The “Triple Threat” Set is your partner on your journey to a happy scalp and healthy head of hair. 

Give it a try and let us know what you think.

Advanced Oil Control Trio
Advanced Oil Control Trio

The award-winning medicated Shampoo and Serum target your flaking, and the Conditioner keeps your locks bouncy and beautiful. Safe for everyday use. Consider the Oil Control + Exfoliation Set if you're looking for maximum control and comfort.

Travelling? Check out our Weekender Capsules for on-the-go scalp care.

The information contained in this article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice, nor is it a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician with any questions you may have about the information contained herein, as well as the risks or benefits of any treatment.