As antidandruff shampoos are SO unhealthy, and often dangerous, I tried tea-tree varieties; hairdresser-prescribed hair washes (Keratase); a non-chemical scalp-rub; and the home-remedies of a hair-mask of olive oil, and rinsing with apple cider vinegar. I also upped my intake of EFAs in the form of a fish oil supplement and women's multi-vitamin ~ feeling great.
But... although I'm sure none of these remedies harmed the condition, it didn't improve. I am lucky to have straight, fine hair and alot of it! And I wanted this embarrassing problem AWAY!
Solution: massage flaxseed oil into your hair before washing it your regular way. This morning, after a first treatment, I am amazed that there are zero flakes, revealing slightly pink splotches on my scalp. But, must repeat here: No flakes. And No itchiness!
If any of you have suffered as I have, I do urge you to try flaxseed oil. I wish you happy, healthy hair- naturally.