CNA Lifestyle Feature: Why does my scalp sometimes smell and what can I do about it?

25 Apr 2023

When it comes to body parts that might not always smell as pleasant, it’s easy to think that it would be the underarms or feet. But did you ever stop to think your scalp could be smellier than you realise? Chances are, you might not even know if it does smell unless someone has mentioned it to you.

In this article by CNA, Dr. Liew Hui Min, Consultant Dermatologist explains that our scalp smelling bad can be due to build-up of congested skin on the hair follicles, as well as the build-up of sebum, mixed with sweat. Other skin conditions such as eczema, folliculitis (also known as acne) and even psoriasis can also affect the scalp.

Read the full article here to learn the “6 dos and don’ts to keep scalp and hair smelling fresh”:

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