Getting to the roots of your healthy hair journey

Jul 10, 2024

Getting to the roots of your healthy hair journey

Welcome back to The ARKIVEs by ARKIVE Headcare, your go-to destination for all things hair, hacks, and Headcare for you, yours & theirs! 

Today, we're delving into a topic that's often brushed aside but holds the key to unlocking gorgeous locks: scalp care. Yep, you heard that right – healthy hair starts right at the roots, and giving your scalp some extra lovin' is the secret ingredient to achieving hair that's as fabulous as you are.

We've got the lowdown on two absolute game-changers that are about to shake up your scalp care game: THE CROWN SCALP SCRUB and THE ROOT-INE SCALP SERUM. These Headcare heroes are here to give your scalp the royal treatment it deserves and leave you with hair that's nothing short of spectacular. So sit back, relax, and get ready to join us on a journey to scalp bliss…

Let’s dive in! 

The importance of scalp care:

Firstly, let's get down to the bare bones nitty-gritty – why exactly is scalp care so important? Well, picture this: your scalp isn't just a placeholder for your hair follicles; it's the very foundation of your hair's health and vitality. Leaving scalp care out of your routine is like forgetting to water the soil in your garden – sure, the flowers might survive for a while, but they won't truly thrive without proper nourishment. In short, neglect your scalp and you might find yourself dealing with a whole garden of hair troubles, from flakes to itchiness and beyond.

These common scalp issues can really throw wreck a wrench into your hair game. We're talking about inconvenient pesky problems like flakes, itchiness, and dryness – These issues aren't just annoying; they can seriously impact the health and appearance of your hair. A dry, flaky scalp can lead to irritation and inflammation, which in turn can stunt hair growth and leave your locks looking lacklustre.

On the other side of the spectrum improper scalp care can lead to it producing more oil than it knows what to do with. When this happens it can suffocate your hair follicles and prevent new growth from sprouting. And trust us, nobody wants to deal with a daily case of greasy roots and clogged follicles. 

So, in a nutshell, taking care of your scalp isn't just about preventing flakes or soothing itchiness – it's about setting the stage for hair that's healthy, vibrant, and downright gorgeous. Because when your scalp is happy, your hair is happy – and that's a win-win in our book!

A scrub above the rest:

Meet THE CROWN SCALP SCRUB – the unsung hero of your scalp care routine. This little gem is like a spa day for your scalp, packed with all the goodness your roots have been craving. Why use a scalp scrub, you ask? Well, let us break it down:

First off, a scalp scrub is like hitting the reset button on your scalp. It's designed to washslough away dead skin cells, excess oil, and product buildup, leaving your scalp feeling fresh, clean, and revitalised. Think of it as giving your scalp a much-needed detox – because let's face it, our product heavy routines could all use a little calming every now and then.

But that's not all – THE CROWN goes above and beyond your average scrub. With a blend of oils, fruit enzymes, and a hint of menthol, this scrub is like a breath of fresh air for your scalp. It's all about awakening your scalp with a deep but gentle clean and boosted circulation to give it the love and attention it deserves.

So how does it work, you ask? Well, it's simple. Simply wet your hair in the shower and then, prior to cleansing, squeeze out a grape-sized amount of THE CROWN, massaging it into your scalp using your fingertips, then rinse thoroughly. We recommend using THE CROWN on a weekly basis for maximum impact. Easy peasy, right? Here's a pro tip for you – take a moment of Headcare and really focus on your scalp. Take 10 rounds of big deep breaths breathing in the scent of Future Bloom and indulge in a moment of calm in your busy week. Trust us, your strands will thank you later.

The Scalp Serum: nourishment from within

Next up, is to invest in some tailored scalp aftercare. Introducing:  THE ROOT-INE SCALP SERUM – the holy grail of post-cleansing scalp nourishment. This little beauty is packed with all the good stuff your scalp needs to thrive, from hydrating Baobab Oil to exfoliating Succinic Acid but what exactly is a scalp serum and why does it deserve space in your weekly wash routine? 

The purpose of THE ROOT-INE is simple – to give your scalp the nourishment and hydration it craves. As we know a healthy scalp is the foundation of healthy hair growth. By providing your scalp with the nutrients it needs even after you’ve left the shower, you're setting the stage for hair that's strong, resilient, and downright fabulous.

Now, let's talk about ingredients. THE ROOT-INE is bursting chock-full with naturalof natural powerhouse ingredients that work together holistically to promote scalp health. From Green Tea & Larch Tree Extract to stimulate hair growth to Rosebay Extract to reduce sebum production and dandruff, this serum is like a superfood for your scalp.

But here's the best part – these two scalp saving beauties are designed to work together. Think of it as a one-two punch approach for your scalp – because why settle for good when you can have great?

Tips for incorporating scalp care into your routine

Now that you're armed with the knowledge of why scalp care is crucial, let's talk strategies for making it a seamless part of your Headcare routine:

  1. Consistency is key: just like any other aspect of self-care, consistency is crucial when it comes to scalp care. Make it a habit to incorporate scalp care into your routine at least once or twice a week. We love incorporating our scalp care into our Sunday-reset routine. 
  2. Proper application techniques: when applying scalp products such as THE CROWN Scalp Scrub or THE ROOT-INE Scalp Serum, be sure to follow the instructions carefully - it is possible to have too much of a good thing!  Use your fingertips to massage the products into your scalp, ensuring even distribution. Take your time and be gentle.
  3. Listen to your scalp: pay attention to how your scalp feels and reacts to different products and treatments. If you notice any signs of irritation or discomfort, adjust your routine accordingly. Everyone's scalp is unique, so it's important to listen to what yours is telling you.

By incorporating these tips into your routine, you'll be well on your way to achieving a healthy, happy scalp and hair that shines from root to tip.

The bottom line…

Scalp care isn't just a trend – it's a necessity for achieving beautiful, vibrant hair. Your scalp is the foundation of your hair's health and vitality, so it's essential to give it the attention it deserves. By using products like THE CROWN and THE ROOT-INE, you're not only addressing common scalp issues but also promoting overall scalp health.

So, let's make scalp care a priority, shall we? Let's commit to giving our scalps the love and attention they deserve, because when your scalp is happy, your hair is happy. Here's to healthy scalps, beautiful hair, and a lifetime of confidence. 

With love, 

ARKIVE Headcare