Eyebrow dandruff

Dandruff is a phenomenon of desquamation. In other words an acceleration in cell renewal that does not leave enough time for the cells to gradually eliminate themselves at the surface. Dandruff has numerous origins and causes. It is always found on areas of the body where there is a lot of hair: dandruff on the scalp, beard dandruff, and even eyebrow dandruff.



Eyebrow dandruff

Eyebrow dandruff is usually caused by a skin condition called dermatitis or seborrheic dermatitis.
Seborrheic dermatitis affects between 1 and 3% of the population(1). It is in fact a

severe and inflammatory dandruff condition

. Not only can the scalp and eyebrows be affected, but also the face in 2/3 of cases. Seborrheic dermatitis is not a serious disease, but it is chronic and evolves in phases of recurring flare-ups under the influence of various factors, such as stress and overwork.

Treating eyebrow dandruff

Treatment of eyebrow dandruff consists of applying a treatment cream indicated in the management of seborrheic dermatitis. After cleansing, apply the antifungal treatment according to the product recommendations.
Above all, you must avoid scratching the scales, as this may aggravate the symptoms and further damage the skin.

Pharmacies stock lots of treatments and products for fighting dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis. Ask your pharmacist for advice, to make sure you choose the product best suited to your needs. And if the treatment fails, go back to your pharmacy or dermatologist to change the treatment, because not all treatments work on everyone in the same way.

(1) https://dermato-info.fr/, French Society of Dermatology.
(2) Misery L. Dermatite séborrhéique. EMC - AKOS Traité de Médecine. (2011), pp. 1-5.

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