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Due the humid weather in Singapore, it’s natural for everyone’s scalp to get a little oily sometimes. In fact, the presence of oil or sebum is actually good as it helps protect the scalp and support healthy hair.

However, if your hair feels greasy or dirty all the time, it could be a sign of an abnormally oily scalp which is highly problematic. The source of oily scalp varies from internal factors such as genetics and skin conditions (eczema and psoriasis, for example) to external causes like over-washing your hair and using chemical-laden products.

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So, what can we do to treat scalp oiliness? With home remedies being largely anecdotal with no proven effectiveness, the only viable solution left is professional treatments in hair salons and hair care centres that specifically target oily scalp.

Ahead, 10 of the top professional oily scalp treatments that you can consider trying instead of unscientific home remedies.