Symptoms of a sensitive scalp can include burning, tingling, pain, itching and redness. Your scalp may also simply feel tight and itchy.

Causes of scalp sensitivity include:

1. Climatic conditions – e.g. sun, cold, heat, wind
2. Physical or emotional stress
3. Chemicals in soap, cosmetics, water, some drugs and pollution
4. Hormonal changes – e.g. pregnancy, menopause, menstrual cycle
5. Food allergies or sensitivities

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