How to Moisturize the Scalp Quiz
by Staff
How much do you know about quenching your scalp's thirst? We'll teach you the tricks and tips you'll to need to properly moisturize your entire head. Test your coiffure IQ.

What skin condition results in plaques or scales on the scalp that can flake off?

  • Scalp acne
  • Scalp psoriasis
  • Scalp leprosy

Seborrheic dermatitis tends to affect people with what type of skin?

  • Oily
  • Dry
  • Red

Which skin conditions can cause dandruff?

  • Rosacea and hives
  • Eczema and dermatitis
  • Impetigo and scleroderma

Jojoba oil, often used to moisturize the scalp, comes from what type of plant?

  • Jojoba shrub
  • Jojoba tubers
  • Jojoba vines

Your body secretes an oil through glands in your skin. What's the name of that oil?

  • Sacrum
  • Selenium
  • Sebum

What's the advantage of oil over a lotion or cream when it comes to moisturizing the scalp?

  • It stays on skin longer.
  • It creates a warming sensation.
  • It makes hair thicker.

Which of these ingredients is often found in scalp oil products?

  • Glucose
  • Glycol
  • Glycerin

What can you do to your hair so it won't absorb the oil you use to treat your scalp?

  • Wet it
  • Cover it in a mayonnaise mask
  • Straighten it

Which of these ingredients is an astringent?

  • Tea tree oil
  • Glycerin
  • Shea butter

What healthy hair habit can add some protective hydration back to your scalp?

  • Washing your hair more frequently
  • Cutting back on salt
  • Reducing the number of products you use