Flake Off

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Remember that old Head and Shoulders commercial, where the hot guy enters an elevator packed with women, who all think to themselves, “he’s cute… only a few flakes?” You don’t want men reacting that way to you.

Head and Shoulders is still the number one selling dandruff treatment, but when have we ever wanted to do anything in the mainstream. We loved Alley Sheedy in The Breakfast Club but we don’t want our hair to do that gross snowflake shake she did. Buy a bottle of Aveda’s Scalp Repair. Natural botanicals and zinc allow this leave-in treatment to shovel those unsightly flakes while leaving a pleasant smell.

If you need something stronger, head to your local drugstore for some Nuetrogena Tsal tar shampoo. It’s stinks as bad as Kevin Ferderline and looks even worse. But dammit it works, and that is the only thing that matters.

If your navy American Apparel T still looks like Boy George has pulled an all-nighter back there, then you give Nizoral a shot. A 2 percent solution is available over the counter and if that doesn’t work, you need to see your doctor for a stronger version. Added bonus: some say Nizoral blocks DHT, one of the leading causes of hair loss.