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GLOSSARY : Sensitive scalp

Your scalp

Is there a term from the field of dermatology and cosmetics that you do not understand? Would you like to know what it means? View the full definition from the La Roche-Posay glossary.


The dermis is the layer below the epidermis and above the hypodermis. It is made of collagen and elastic fibres, which give the skin its resistance and elasticity. It also functions as a moisture-replenishment reservoir due to the presence of water-trapping molecules: GAGs (glycosaminoglycans).

This word also belongs to the categories Sensitive, dehydrated skin, Sun sensitive skin., Dandruff, Extremely dry, irritated, itchy and atopic skin, Dry and uncomfortable skin, Hair loss, Sun for everyone, Dry to very dry skin, Intolerant skin, Children's skin and the sun, Dry and rough skin, Skin prone to redness, Oily skin with imperfections, Signs of age, wrinkles, firmness, Pigmentation problems, Irritated skin, Sebaceous scaly patches, Skin sensitive to shaving.