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What is Dandruff?

Dandruff is a common scalp disorder, 1 in 2 people in the world suffer from dandruff problem at some point in their lives. It is characterized by patches of loosely adherent flakes, usually accompanied by itching. Though dandruff is commonly identified with visible flakes, it is actually a complex interlink of multiple problems like flaking, scaling, itching and irritation.

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Cause of Dandruff

  • Sebaceous Glands
    Secretions (sebum)

    Sebum is an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands which are present in greater numbers on scalp.
  • Malassezia Globosa

    Malassezia is a genus of fungi. It is naturally found on the skin surfaces like scalp and 50% of the people across world are sensitive to Malassezia globosa fungus

How dandruff happens?

Symptoms of dandruff?

The common symptoms of the dandruff are:

  • Dandruff
    flakes / Scaling
  • Itching / Irritation
  • Hair fall due
    to dandruff
  • Dryness

Solutions for dandruff problems?

Commonly used solutions includes ZPTO based regular anti-dandruff shampoos. But, they just
wash away the white flakes and do not address the root cause of the Dandruff problem.
Since dandruff is the complex interlink of multiple problems, for potent solution one must
understand the intensity of dandruff.

Low to medium intensity
of dandruff

Characterized by symptoms like
loosely adhered flakes, itching,
irritation, Hairfall and dryness

High intensity of dandruff

Characterized by big oily & yellow
flakes, inflammation, red patches on
scalp, itching, irritation, hairfall and

We, at Glenmark, understand that the intensity of dandruff is not the same for everyone. Hence, we created products that could suit your dandruff intensity.
Choose your dandruff intensity

Low To Medium

Low / Medium



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