Keeping scalp microbiota in check

Keeping scalp microbiota in check

25 Oct 2017, 12:20 - 12:40

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel


People suffering from dandruff scalp's microbiota have lower levels of Propionibacterium acnes and significantly higher levels of Staphylococcus epidermidis and Malassezia restricta. Developing products to rebalance the scalp microbiota could be the route to clearer scalp and the end to bad hair days? In this session, we learn more about:

  • The composition of the scalp microbiota
  • How an imbalance results in 'bad scalp and hair days'
  • And how to manage scalp microecology



  • Dr. Cécile Clavaud


    Research Engineer, Open Research

    L'OREAL Research & Innovation

    Cécile's initial expertise is chemistry and biochemistry to design new probes for medical imaging (IBISTEC, CEA, Saclay, FRANCE) followed by four...

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