Moist scalp: "Help! The more I wash, the worse it gets"Probably the most common misunderstanding about hair and scalp care is confusing moist and oily scalps. Even hairdressers simply wash straggly hair with a shampoo for oily hair. But this exacerbates the problem. Because the cause was a different one: moist hair due to excessive sweat production. Biochemist and founder of La Biosthétique, Marcel Contier, was one of the few people to study the problem of moist scalps - and find a solution.
Our brain is the most important part of the body, practically the switchboard of the entire organism that needs to be protected. Consequently, there are many sweat glands on the scalp to enable us to keep our head cool. No matter what the situation because not only heat, but also stress affects the body and makes it sweat.
That is why sometimes a perfect hairstyle can simply collapse during a stressful meeting. Because the sweat and thus the moist scalp can cause your hair to lose hold at the hair roots. The hair begins to lookstraggly and before your date in the evening, you have to wash it again. So the greater the mental stress, the greater the stress for hair and scalp. But of course sport and in fact heat or the hot flushes of menopause can be responsible for sweating on the scalp. If the scalp is damp very often, lactic acid (an aggressive component of the sweat) directly attacks the hair roots and robs the hair of its energy. The hair roots are no longer capable of normal functioning and the hair quality visibly suffers as a result. The hair becomes straggly and lacklustre. And with colouring, the damaged, porous hair is unable to accept the colour brilliance.
And at this time, by mistake, many people choose products used for an oily scalp because what they see is straggly roots. The sweat glands continue to produce too much moisture, but now there is no more oil on the scalp that is able to bind the sweat. From now on the hair looks straggly even faster and the situation more rapidly progresses. That is why it is important for an expert to precisely examine the scalp situation and explain it to the customer with a scalp check. Because as soon as you have recognised the cause, the right products can be helpful. Méthode Normalisante by La Biosthétique, developed by Marcel Contier, is based on three special products for a moist scalp: Deodorising shampoo, neutralising lotion and sweat-reducing aromatherapy.
Shampooing Hydrotoxa reduces perspiration, gives the hair texture and maintains natural volume. Ideally, you should first only wash the roots so that the sweat glands directly come into contact with the shampoo. When you rinse it out, you can shampoo the long hairs at the same time. As the hair often becomes brittle by frequent washing and aggressive sweat, the lengths should be conditioned with Dry Hair Conditioner or Dry Hair Conditioning Spray . For moist scalps the shampoo is followed by the Hydrotoxa scalp lotion . It neutralises the sweat with extracts of stinging nettle, yarrow, rosemary, sage, lavender and dandelion and makes it less damaging to the hair-forming cells. In addition, these natural components are deodorising and disinfecting for skin irritations. Ideally, massage in the evening before washing the hair and then leave in for as long as possible. Visarôme Dynamique N affects the whole organism because it is aromatherapy. Directly applied to the moist scalp, the active ingredients of juniper berries, cypress and sage inhibit sweat production. Absorbed through the nose, the essential oils have a calming, relaxing and balancing effect on the whole body. For some people an acute treatment with Shampooing Hydrotoxa is enough and, after a short time, they switch to a shampoo for normal hair. In the long term, however, you should stick with the scalp Lotion Hydrotoxa and the Visarôme Dynamique N - because both balance the scalp and thus result in wonderful regrowth.