By Manali Gokani
Many of us are affected by acne of different types while others are the lucky ones. Today, this post is for the ones facing forehead acne and the shampoos that should be used in that case. Acne on forehead is easy to see and hard to cover up. In addition to its own oils, forehead is often exposed to oil and hair care products coming from the hair. Forehead acne is also caused due to dandruff. Acne caused by oily shampoos, conditioners and other products is known as “Pomade Acne”. As you rinse your hair in the shower the oily shampoos, conditioners drip over the forehead, shoulders and back causing acne. You should rinse the hair backwards to avoid the contact of shampoos and conditioners on your forehead. Selection of shampoos plays a major role in reduction of your forehead acne. Many even face the problem of scalp acne for which specific shampoos must be used. Here is the list of shampoos that can help you with forehead acne.
1. Neutrogena T/Sal Therapeutic Shampoo:
This shampoo includes 3% salicylic acid as the active ingredient, while others are inactive. It helps to treat dandruff, itchiness and flakiness. It also clears away the scalp building. It is affordable and dermatologist recommended.
The best shampoo for acne prone skin should be silicone, sulfate-free and mostly made up of organic ingredients. A shampoo free from such harsh chemicals helps in cleaning and rejuvenating your hair. It also reduces oil and thereby reducing dandruff.
3. Peppermint Clarifying Shampoo with Tea Tree Oil:
Over the time, the dead skin that is accumulated with dandruff can lead to painful breakouts. This shampoo helps in issues like dry scalp, psoriasis and eczema. It also helps in UV protection. It is absolutely free from parabens and sulfates that causes dry and flaky skin.
4. ANTI-b antibacterial Shampoo:
Forehead acne is also caused when pores are clogged with bacteria. This shampoo combines lemon essential oil with hazel and aloe vera which kills bacteria and helps in calming inflammation. Killing bacteria reduces dandruff thereby, less occurrence of acne.
Dandruff is also a culprit behind forehead acne as flakes can reach your forehead and cause further clogging of pores. Dove dandruff care shampoo contains clinically proven ZPTO formula that cures dandruff and relieves an itchy scalp.
VLCC Dandruff Control Shampoo is a combination of rosemary and mint. Rosemary protects the scalp and removes dandruff. Mint leaf extract soothes and conditions the scalp. It makes the hair healthy and is also quite reasonable.
This shampoo is enriched with mint and green tea from pure Jeju Island. It banishes the dandruff and is silicon, parabens free. There is presence of SLS in this product yet does not dry out the hair and the scalp. This is one of the reasons it will work well for forehead acne. The shampoo comes with press-open lid and is travel friendly. The pleasant mint fragrance also refreshes your mood.
8. Hemp and Omega 3 Botanical Shampoo:
This shampoo is best for skin that is sensitive which gets easily affected by harsh ingredients as this product is SLS free. It contains plant-based omega 3 to 6 that strengthens hair and creates volume. It has natural hemp oil, aloe and no parabens.
This shampoo works very well on dandruff even though it has SLS. In case, you don’t have much forehead acne and the only problem is dandruff, this shampoo is great. It is affordable, travel-friendly and has an amazing fragrance.
This product not only helps with dandruff but also the built up thereby no scalp acne. It is free from parabens and SLS. Along with removing dandruff, it also reduces hair fall. It has a good smell leaving you fresh.
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