How much do you know about scalp pimples?
Pimples can be a real pain, no matter where the zits pop up. Put on your thinking cap and let this quiz put your scalp-pimple knowledge to the test.
What are scalp pimples?
- pimples that occur on the scalp
- a scalp irritation that's not actually a pimple
- inflamed hair follicles
Applying a pimple treatment to your scalp can have what effect on your hair?
- bleach it
- make it oily
What causes pimples to form on the scalp?
- direct exposure to the sun
- Scalp pimples have the same cause as other pimples.
What type of shampoo might help treat scalp acne?
What is another way you can apply salicylic acid to scalp pimples?
- Rinse your hair with it.
- Apply it with a cotton swab.
- There is no other way to apply it.
Which hair products should you stop using if you have acne on your scalp?
- any extra products
Shampoos containing which antiseptic ingredient may be helpful for scalp pimples?
- sodium chloride
- tea tree oil
A paste made out of which herb can treat scalp pimples?
What category of medication do doctors sometimes prescribe for acne on the scalp?
- There isn't a prescription medication for scalp pimples.
What is a condition that is often mistaken for scalp pimples?
- an allergic reaction
- scalp folliculitis
- seborrhoeic dermatitis