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Old 02-05-2011, 08:05 AM   #1
 
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Default I need help with my soar crown area

The crown area of my scalp is always soar. I thought i had dandruff, but the flakes have stopped. Now it seems like the crown of my scalp is always soar.

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Old 02-05-2011, 12:43 PM   #2
 
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You have a sore scalp? What products do you use
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Old 02-05-2011, 05:56 PM   #3
 
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I use shea moisture deep cleaning shampoo, kinky curly knot today as a leave in, and castor oil. that's it...yeah it's my scalp
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Old 02-06-2011, 04:45 PM   #4
 
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Everything you're using sounds ok.

You might have an allergic reaction but then your whole scalp would be sore.

This used to happened to me too but then I just realized that I was doing my flat twists too tight. It could be the hair style. Don't manipulate that area too much and hopefully the pain will go away.
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Old 02-06-2011, 06:45 PM   #5
 
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@ curly_cassy thank you! I think i was doing my braiding too tight in that area.
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Old 02-07-2011, 08:15 PM   #6
 
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No problem! I'm glad you figured it out.
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Old 03-31-2011, 02:08 PM   #7
 
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Smile My Scalp is sore too

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You have a sore scalp? What products do you use
High Porosity/coarse
PrePoo w/honey, olive oil and hello hydration conditioner
I have recently added Keracare Cream shampoo, no sulfates
leave-in Garnier slick and shine w/Mixed Chicks combined
sealed with Jojoba and Olive Oil and Sweet Almond oil spray mixture
KeraCare Twist & define cream used for twist out
Airdry...

However my scalp is extremely sore... I have been massaging and scratching... no flakes whatsoever... I probably irritated my scalp when I scratched but I scratched 'cause the itch was driving me batty . I used to have this often when I was relaxed... this is the first time I recall having this problem with natural hair.

Any feedback is appreciated. Have a Curly Good day.
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Old 04-13-2011, 12:02 PM   #8
 
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I have recently been suffering from a sore scalp. Especially at the crown. I deduced that it was for two reasons: 1) I had an itchy scalp due in part to an allergic reaction to a new conditioner I was using and also because my scalp was dry and I would constantly scratch it. 2) I wash my hair in the shower and the angle of the shower is such that the water would fall directly on my crown. Also, the water I used was too warm. I have since stopped using the conditioner and switched to lukewarm/cool water to shampoo my hair. To alleviate itchy scalp, I have been massaging my scalp with jojoba oil that contains rosemary and lavender essential oils. The exact recipe I used is: 1oz of jojoba oil, 15 drops each of rosemary and lavender essential oils. I am also increasing my water intake. So far it seems to be working.
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