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Scalp Exfoliation: 5 Reasons You Should Hop On This Beauty Trend

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Beauty  trends are often about switching up how you look in order to help you feel great in your own skin — but what about how you feel in your own skin, literally? Your scalp is the foundation of your hair, and no matter what kind of hair you have — from gorgeous natural curls to long silky locks — everybody can benefit from a bit of extra scalp care! 

While scalp exfoliation can make your hair look amazing, it can also improve your skin and hair health, all while feeling luxurious and satisfying! Who wouldn’t want to hop on this hot beauty trend? Here are a few of the ways scalp exfoliation can be such a great habit.

1. It removes scalp buildup.

This buildup can come from anywhere. Usually, products like sprays, gels, mouses and even natural oils are the culprits. Anything you use to style your hair can contribute to buildup. But beyond that, the natural oils that are produced in your scalp and factors from the environment around you can also create buildup. While shampooing can break down buildup, exfoliation can truly remove any of the gunk hanging out on your scalp!

2. It’s relaxing.

Whether you’re winding down with a warm shower in the evening or planning an entire self-care day to scrub and buff your body and mind, scalp exfoliation could be right up your alley. 

You can take to scrubbing while you’re in the bathtub or as a pick-me-up in the morning. Either way, it feels fantastic! But try not to  scrub too hard. It usually doesn’t feel as nice anyway.

3. It replenishes moisture.

By getting the dead skin cells off of the scalp, exfoliating can replenish the moisture in your scalp and hair. And if your exfoliator of choice involves hydrating oils or blends, you’re as good as golden!

4. It helps with hair growth.

An exfoliating routine is one of the best things you can do to make your hair grow long and strong. By getting rid of buildup and helping your hair get healthy and avoid breakage, you can soon say hello to all of the curls, braids, and twists your heart desires!

5. It improves oily hair.

If you notice that your hair has an oily texture to it, you aren’t alone. Exfoliating can help you fix that! By breaking down buildup and getting rid of dead skin cells, exfoliating can prevent your scalp from overproducing unnecessary oils.

No matter what kind of hair you have, introducing a bit of healthy exfoliation into your routine can not only feel great, but it can help rejuvenate and replenish your hair. 

Exfoliating can replenish the moisture in your scalp and your hair, leaving you with shiny, strong and luscious locks. 

Do you have a favorite scalp exfoliator product? Let us know in the comments!

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