Protect Your Scalp: 5 Nourishing Scrubs and Treatments for Anyone with Short Hair this Winter


It’s no secret that buzz cuts and pixies are all the rage in Hollywood at the moment. Kristen Stewart, Kate Hudson, and Cara Delevingne are amongst the actresses who have recently stepped out with freshly shorn locks. As they may have learned, an exposed scalps need more protection from the harsh winds, dry air, and cold temperatures in fall and winter. So, we’ve assembled a guide to the best scalp scrubs and treatments for anyone with short hair. From Briogeo’s Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-exfoliating Shampoo, which help to protect scalps and draw out impurities and detoxify skin, to Christophe Robin’s sea salt scrub, which fights oiliness, dandruff and scalp irritation, here is a closer look at the best soothing scalp masks to add to your beauty routine this season.

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Actress Kristen Stewart is amongst the many actresses who have cut their hair short recently for a role–but we hope she keeps the edgy, bleach blonde style. (It suits her!) If she does, here’s a list of products we’d recommend using this winter to protect her scalp.


This scrub helps to rebalance pH levels and remove dead skin cells.

DPHUE Apple Cider Vinegar Scalp Scrub With Pink Himalayan Sea Salt, $38,


For those with sensitive scalps, we’d recommend R + Co’s detoxifying mask, which will locks feeling clean with the added bonus of intense shine.

R+Co Crown Scalp Scrub, $38,


Christophe Robin’s sea salt scrub tackle problems like an oily scalp and dandruff.

Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt, $19,


This cooling and nourishing mask help ease irritated scalps.

IGK Low Key Cleansing Walnut Scalp Scrub, $36,


While charcoal helps to draw out impurities and detoxify scalp, coconut oil soothes and nourishes an itchy, irritated scalp.

Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-exfoliating Shampoo, $42,