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Oily, itchy scalp with dandruff caused by transition or scalp sensitivity?

I have thick, low porosity 2b hair and an oily scalp. 

I just went all natural about a week ago. I'm using Shea Moisture shampoo and conditioner. 

My hair loves it, but my scalp is itchy & oily with lots of dandruff. However, it's less oily than before i went natural. 

I did a Google search and found that shea butter caused some people to have an itchy scalp. 

I thought it might also be caused by product build-up, so I used tea tree oil with my last shampoo. This seemed to clear up the dandruff and lessen the itching. 

Should i switch shampoos, or is it just my scalp adjusting to the gentle cleanser?

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Those are questions a dematologist or a Doc will have to answer for you. My hair does not like shea butter and I have a sensitive scalp. The only thing that helps me is clarifying 2 to 3 times a week with an apple cider vinegar shampoo.

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