Q: Dandruff shampoos leave my hair looking dull and smelling medicinal. Is there an alternative that will heal my scalp and boost shine?
A: It's important to get this common-in-winter condition under control because it can make your hair prone to breakage—and that's on top of the itching and embarrassing flakes. But if you hate the product you've chosen to treat the problem, you won't use it enough to reap the benefits.
Two to try: Aveeno Nourish+ Dandruff Control Shampoo ($7.99; drugstores) and Head & Shoulders Damage Rescue Shampoo ($4.99; drugstores). Both leave behind a fresh scent and deliver real conditioning benefits.