What is a Scalp Treatment?

A scalp treatment re-balances the moisture and nutrient levels of your scalp, creating a conducive environment for healthy, glowing hair to grow.

At DrScalp, the procedure kicks off with a detailed hair analysis, providing laser-focused insights into your unique scalp and hair conditions. Our revolutionary therapy isn’t just a fix—it’s a strategic powerhouse combatting the likes of thinning or damage, ensuring your hair takes centre stage. With a 20% surge in demand for hair solutions, DrScalp doesn’t play games. We’re all about transparency, laying out the entire procedure and costs for a clear-cut journey that culminates in hair that’s not just healthy but thriving.

Transitioning from our commitment to healthier and revitalised hair, let’s delve into the next level of DrScalp’s scalp treatment—the power move against common hair concerns. In the following section, we’ll unravel how this approach not only revitalises but also plays a proactive role in preventing hair loss.

How Scalp Treatment Can Help Prevent Hair Loss

Young brunette woman showing her scalp, hair roots, color, grey hair, hair loss or dry scalp problem.

A healthy scalp is the foundation for vibrant and beautiful hair. Here’s why taking care of your scalp is crucial:

Root of Healthy Hair: 🌱Your scalp is where healthy hair begins. Nourished and well-maintained scalps create the perfect environment for strong and luscious locks.

Prevention of Hair Issues: 🚫Regular scalp care helps prevent common hair problems such as dandruff, itchiness, and hair loss. By maintaining a healthy scalp, you reduce the risk of these issues.

Enhanced Blood Circulation: 💓Scalp health is closely linked to blood circulation. A well-cared-for scalp promotes blood flow, ensuring that essential nutrients reach your hair follicles for optimal growth.

Stress Relief: 🌬️Scalp massages during treatments not only contribute to scalp health but also provide relaxation and stress relief. It’s a holistic approach to both mental and hair well-being.

Boost in Confidence: 🌟A healthy scalp translates to healthy-looking hair, boosting your confidence. It’s not just about appearance; it’s about feeling good from the roots up.

Why is My Scalp Acting Up?

The onset of hair thinning and loss varies among individuals and is often attributed to factors such as:

  • Excessive oil secretion leading to blocked pores and dandruff.
  • Poor blood circulation.
  • Nutritional imbalances resulting from a poor diet.
  • Late nights and elevated stress levels.

Delving into scalp treatment becomes crucial in addressing these factors and promoting overall scalp and hair wellness.

When to Seek Scalp Treatment: Common Scalp Conditions

Knowing when to seek scalp treatment begins with recognizing common conditions that can impact your hair and scalp. Scalp treatments target many concerns: there’s scalp treatment for hair loss, dandruff and more. See if you can identify with any of the scalp conditions listed below.

1. Dandruff:

close up of a woman with dandruff

Symptoms: Flaky scalp, itchiness.
Solution: Regular scalp treatments and anti-dandruff products.

2. Cysts:

cysts (nevus sebaceus) on a person's scalp

Symptoms: Small, painful lumps on the scalp.
Solution: Consultation with a hair care provider for personalised treatment.

3. Itching:

woman scratching her scalp

Symptoms: Persistent scalp itching.
Solution: Scalp treatments to address underlying causes and soothe irritation.

4. Hair Breakage:

frustrated woman experiencing hair loss

Symptoms: Fragile strands prone to breakage.
Solution: Strengthening treatments and proper hair care routines.

5. Hair Loss:

Symptoms: Noticeable thinning or bald patches.
Solution: Specialised scalp treatments targeting hair loss and regrowth.

6. Pain

Symptoms: Scalp soreness or discomfort.
Solution: Gentle scalp massages during treatments for relief.

7. Redness

scalp redness

Symptoms: Inflammation and red patches on the scalp.
Solution: Calming scalp treatments to reduce redness.

Understanding these conditions empowers you to make informed decisions about your scalp care routine. Regular check-ins with a professional can address concerns and keep your scalp in optimal health.

Revitalise Your Scalp With These Scalp Treatment Techniques

In the world of hair care, scalp treatment options include keratin treatments and microneedling. DrScalp’s exclusive Bio-Nano Cell Therapy revitalises hair using bioactive ingredients and cell culture methods.

Micro Needling:

The micro needling method involves the use of tiny needles to create micro-channels on the scalp, enhancing the absorption of nourishing bioactive ingredients. This advanced approach promotes deeper penetration, stimulating hair follicles and optimising the effectiveness of our scalp treatments for unparalleled rejuvenation.

Nano Needling:

Nano needling involves precise and non-invasive delivery of bioactive ingredients to the scalp. The nano-sized needles ensure targeted and efficient absorption, allowing for a more thorough and effective treatment.

Our Secret for Healthy Hair? DrScalp’s Bio-Nano Cell Therapy!

Is your hair in need of repair? DrScalp’s specialised repair treatments target damaged hair strands, mending and rejuvenating from the roots to the tips for visibly healthier and more resilient hair. We’ve cracked the code to healthier hair using a mix of special bioactive ingredients, all thanks to our fancy cell culture and tech-savvy methods. Our exclusive Bio-Nano Cells, packed with these goodies, are here to rescue your locks and bring back that vibrant, confident you.

For just $88 today, our Signature Hair Loss Treatment promo includes:

Smart Hair & Scalp Check: Our nifty AI system takes a good look at your hair and scalp using cool U.S. nanoMSC®jet tech. No rocket science – just smart solutions.

NanoMSC® Magic Touch: Feel the magic with nanoMSC®, a pain-free superhero against hair loss. It’s safe, super effective, and ready to combat those pesky hair issues.

Free Travel Set (Usually $68): As a little bonus, we’re throwing in a travel set to keep your hair happy on the go.

Say goodbye to bad hair days and hello to a more fabulous you. It’s like a spa day for your hair, but without the spa prices!

What You Can Expect from a Scalp Treatment (Step by Step)

how scalp treatment works at drscalp

Achieve the perfect harmony for your hair with DrScalp’s focus on a balanced scalp. Our advanced procedures ensure that your scalp maintains the ideal balance of moisture and nutrients, creating the optimal conditions for vibrant and beautiful hair. Our comprehensive approach addresses concerns such as hair loss and regrowth, sensitive scalp, dandruff, greying hair, colour-damaged strands, and oily scalp.

Here’s how the procedure works:

1. AI-Powered Analysis: Our state-of-the-art AI system meticulously assesses your scalp’s current state, providing crucial insights into personalised treatment needs.

2. Deep Scalp Cleansing with High-Frequency Technology: Employing a high-frequency machine, we not only disinfect your scalp but also enhance its softness, nourishing hair follicles for a healthier foundation. A deep scalp cleanse sets the foundation for easy uptake of nutrients later on.

3. Specialised Shampoo Application: Our trained professionals administer a specialised shampoo to eliminate sweat and impurities, ensuring a clean slate for the treatment process.

4. Effective Sebum Removal: A targeted scalp cleanser is applied to dissolve excess sebum buildup that can potentially clog hair follicles, promoting a revitalised scalp.

5. Micro Mist Treatment: Enhancing the efficacy of the scalp cleanser, micro mist treatment is employed to ensure a deep cleanse for optimal results.

6. Gentle Sebum Scrubbing: Stubborn excess sebum is gently scrubbed away, promoting a balanced and healthier scalp environment.

7. Soothing Scalp Massage: Enjoy a relaxing massage as the remaining sebum is expertly massaged away, providing a therapeutic touch to the treatment process.

8. Rinsing and Conditioning: Your hair is rinsed and conditioned, leaving you with a soft and smooth texture, ready for the next steps.

9. Oxygen Spray for Moisturising: An oxygen spray is applied to soothe and moisturise your scalp, enhancing overall scalp health.

10. Professional Blow-Drying: Your hair is professionally blow-dried to perfection, ensuring a polished finish that complements the revitalised scalp.

11. Post-Treatment Analysis: Concluding the session, we conduct a second scalp analysis, showcasing the visible improvements achieved after just one comprehensive treatment. DrScalp’s commitment to excellence is reflected in our meticulous process, combining technology with expert care for a truly transformative experience.

Advantages of Scalp Treatment: Why You Should Try It

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You can enjoy several benefits with scalp treatments. Here are some reasons why you should opt for one:

Promote Rapid Hair Growth and Volume

Regular scalp repair promotes vibrant hair growth and increased volume. A lush, voluminous mane signifies youth and vitality. Hidden buildup within hair follicles can lead to thinning and hair loss. Specialised treatments optimise scalp health, rejuvenating your scalp for the desired lush look. Prioritise comprehensive scalp care for the vitality your hair craves.

Eradicates Flaking, Redness, Irritation and Itching

A number of internal and external factors can cause flaking, redness, irritation and itching. Scalp treatments can help soothe and eventually eliminate these symptoms. In between treatments, we recommend you use products such as those in DrScalp’s anti-dandruff series.

Relaxes Your Scalp and Stimulates Blood Flow

A scalp massage is relaxing and provides you an opportunity to rest and unwind. It can even prevent and get rid of headaches! Scalp treatment stimulates blood flow to your scalp, facilitating the flow of blood and delivery of nutrients to your hair follicles.

Disadvantages of Scalp Treatment: Things to Consider

1. Cost Considerations:

  • Scalp treatments in Singapore can be relatively expensive.
  • Clients should be aware of potential financial commitments.
  • DrScalp offers a trial session at $59 without long-term obligations.

2. Need for Regular Maintenance Sessions:

  • To sustain positive effects, regular follow-up sessions are recommended.
  • Consistency is key for ongoing scalp health and optimal results.

3. Risks & Complications of Scalp Treatment:

Safety Aspects:

  • Scalp treatments are generally safe.
  • DrScalp utilises pressurised Bio-Nano Cell injections for painless solutions.
  • Meticulous care is taken to ensure the well-being of our clients.

Considerations for Pregnant or Breastfeeding Individuals:

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding individuals should consult healthcare providers.
  • While generally safe, professional advice ensures the well-being of both mother and baby.
  • Safety remains a top priority in all treatments at DrScalp. Pregnant and breastfeeding individuals can undergo our scalp treatments without worry.

Signs Your Scalp Treatment is Working

Scalp Discomfort:
Noticeable reduction in dryness, itching, or irritation indicates the efficacy of the treatment, providing a soothing sensation and relief.

Hair Health:
Changes in overall hair health, including stronger, shinier, and more manageable locks, are key indicators of a successful hair scalp treatment.

Texture Improvement:
A good scalp treatment contributes to improved hair texture, reducing breakage and enhancing vibrancy for healthier-looking hair.

Targeted Concerns:
Reduction in specific concerns like dandruff or excess oil production indicates the treatment is effectively addressing the root cause.

In summary, a successful scalp treatment should bring about relief from discomfort, enhance the overall health and appearance of your hair, and effectively address specific scalp concerns.

Powerful Ingredients Bound to Nourish Your Scalp

When choosing hair care products, look out for the following ingredients.

1. Capixyl™ Complex: Acetyl Tetrapeptide-3 and Red Clover Flower Extract for anti-aging, preventing hair loss, and stimulating growth.

2. Herbal Extracts Blend: Polygonum Multiflorum, Rehmannia Glutinosa, Liquorice, Angelica Polymorpha, and Thuja orientalis for promoting growth, nourishing the scalp, and restoring hair health.

3. Hydrolyzed Lupine Protein: Neutralizes DHT, preventing follicle miniaturisation and promoting stronger, thicker hair.

4. Prinsepia Utilis Seed Extract: Rich in essential fatty acids for maintaining healthy hair fundamentals.

5. Botanical Oils Blend: Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Chinese Cedarwood Essential Oil, Lavender Essential Oil, and Geranium Essential Oil for improved blood circulation, preventing hair fall, and promoting growth.

6. Minty Essence: Peppermint Essential Oil for increased circulation, anagen phase promotion, and root strengthening.

7. ProVitamin B5 (Panthenol): Adds structure, resilience, and strength to hair strands.

8. Antioxidant Trehalose: Protects hair from environmental damage, maintaining smooth and manageable hair.

9. Gentle Cleansing Agents: Cocamidopropyl Betaine and Sodium Cocoyl Alaninate for moisturising, dirt removal, and scalp cleansing.

10. Moisture-Locking Glyceryl Oleate: Naturally sourced, reduces coarseness, and enhances hair manageability.

Explore and discover the benefits of these ingredients with DrScalp’s Growth Series.

Why Choose DrScalp for Scalp Treatment?

Tailored Solutions for Your Unique Needs

At DrScalp, we blend modern science with genuine empathy to revolutionise your scalp health. Tailored to your specific needs, our scalp treatments address individual concerns, whether it’s combating dandruff, promoting hair growth, or soothing scalp irritation.

Modern Technology for Profound Nourishment

Experience our innovative Bio-Jetstream device and non-invasive bio-nano cells, providing profound nourishment to your scalp. This advanced technology goes beyond traditional methods, ensuring effective and personalised solutions for your hair concerns.

Proven Results: Backed by Research and Trials

Trust in our proven results, supported by substantial funding and 30,000 trial tests. DrScalp’s commitment to excellence is evident in our comprehensive approach, addressing not just the symptoms but the root causes of scalp issues.

Embark on a one-on-one consultation with our seasoned professionals, who bring not only expertise but also a compassionate understanding of your concerns. We go beyond generic treatments by comprehensively assessing your scalp’s condition, working to prevent further hair loss and promote overall scalp health.

Choose DrScalp for a personalised journey towards a revitalised scalp and the prevention of hair loss. Your healthy hair transformation begins here.

Meet the Expert Team at DrScalp

Our team is led by the distinguished Dr. Tom K.C. Kuo and Dr. Kevin C. Weng, both esteemed professors in the field. With their combined expertise, you can be confident that you are in the hands of knowledgeable professionals dedicated to advancing scalp care solutions.

Dr. Tom K.C. Kuo:

Bringing more than two decades of experience to the table, Dr. Kuo has been at the forefront of scalp care research and development. His commitment to excellence has positioned him as a leader in the field, ensuring that our products and services meet the highest standards.

Dr. Kevin C. Weng:

With a track record of over two decades, Dr. Weng has contributed significantly to the advancement of scalp care practices. His wealth of experience is a testament to his dedication to improving overall scalp health.

We look forward to the opportunity to serve you and address your scalp care needs with the utmost professionalism and care. Visit us soon at Raffles Place Shopping Centre, and take the first step towards a healthier scalp and radiant hair.

Are There Subsidies for Scalp Treatment?

As it is a cosmetic procedure, there are currently no subsidies for scalp treatment in Singapore, whether under Medisave, CHAS or other government schemes.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How do I Know if my Scalp is Damaged?

An unhealthy scalp can show symptoms such as:

  • Dandruff
  • Cysts
  • Itching
  • Hair breakage
  • Hair loss
  • Pain
  • Redness

If you’re experiencing any of the above, it may be time to consult a hair care provider. The good news is, hair scalp treatments are effective in relieving and eliminating these symptoms, especially if scalp care is administered in a timely manner.

2. What Are The Differences Between Hair and Scalp Treatment?


Hair Treatment

Scalp Treatment


Enhances hair aesthetics.

Targets scalp health, preventing issues affecting hair.


Improves shine, volume, and manageability.

Prioritises a healthy scalp for optimal hair growth.

Products Used

Hair masks, serums, conditioners.

Specialised solutions and medicated shampoos.


Monthly for maintenance.

Varied based on scalp conditions, from weekly to monthly.

Application Process

Applied to hair strands.

Applied directly to the scalp, often massaged in.


Enhanced hair appearance.

Healthier scalp, reduced dandruff, optimal hair conditions.

3. I Already Follow a Hair Care Routine. Are Scalp Treatments Still Necessary For Me?

Certainly. While it’s commendable for you to be dedicated to a hair care routine, consider professional scalp treatment as an added dimension. While your routine cares for your hair, professional salons, equipped with advanced technology, provide specialised solutions after analysing your scalp in-depth. The dynamic nature of scalp health, influenced by factors like weather and stress, underscores the benefits of combining personal care with the tailored expertise of scalp treatments.

4. Are Scalp Treatments Painful?

No, scalp treatments are typically not painful. DrScalp utilises pressurised Bio-Nano Cell injections to ensure the solution effectively permeates beneath your scalp in a painless manner.

5. How Often Should I Wash My Hair?

Wash your hair 2-3 times per week to maintain scalp health. Frequent washing can strip natural oils, leading to dryness, while infrequent washing may cause oil buildup and scalp issues. Adjust based on your hair type and lifestyle.

6. What is the Proper Way to Clean my Scalp?

  • Use a mild, sulphate-free shampoo.
  • Wet hair thoroughly before applying shampoo.
  • Gently massage the scalp in circular motions with fingertips.
  • Focus on areas with oil or product buildup.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water to prevent excess dryness.
  • Limit washing to 2-3 times per week.
  • Consider using a clarifying shampoo monthly.
  • Follow with conditioner to nourish hair and scalp.
  • Avoid hot water to prevent irritation.
  • Use gentle products to maintain scalp health.

7. How do I Exfoliate my Scalp?

At home, you can exfoliate your scalp using an exfoliating brush, an exfoliating shampoo or a leave-in treatment. To prevent buildup, exercise extra care when you’re washing your hair. When shampooing your hair, ensure you apply the shampoo evenly across your scalp. Massage your scalp thoroughly and rinse off all traces of shampoo afterwards.

8. How Often Should I Exfoliate my Scalp?

As the skin on your scalp is sensitive, you shouldn’t exfoliate your scalp too often – it may cause sensitivity or even tear the skin and cause bleeding. We recommend exfoliating your scalp once every week, or once every two weeks.

9. Is Scalp Treatment Suitable for All Hair Types?

Yes, scalp treatment is generally suitable for all hair types. DrScalp’s personalised approach ensures that treatments are tailored to address specific hair and scalp conditions regardless of texture or type.

10. What Differentiates DrScalp's Approach from Other Scalp Treatment Providers?

DrScalp distinguishes itself through the use of advanced AI technology, Bio-Nano Cell Therapy, and the Bio-Jetstream device. Our approach is personalised, backed by extensive research, and focuses on introducing cells into deeper scalp layers without invasive procedures.

11. How Long Does a Scalp Treatment Session Typically Last?

The duration of a scalp treatment session at DrScalp may vary, but on average, it takes approximately 60 to 90 minutes.

12. Are the Results of Scalp Treatment Permanent?

While scalp treatment provides immediate benefits, the results may not be permanent. Regular maintenance sessions are recommended to sustain the positive effects over time.

13. How Often Should I Get a Scalp Treatment?

The frequency of scalp treatments depends on individual needs and concerns. For general scalp maintenance and health, a monthly treatment may suffice. However, those dealing with specific issues like dandruff or hair loss might benefit from more frequent sessions, possibly every two weeks initially. It’s essential to consult with a DrScalp professional, who can assess your scalp condition and recommend a personalised treatment plan tailored to your unique requirements.

14. How Many Sessions Are Typically Required to See Significant Results?

The number of sessions needed for significant results can vary depending on individual conditions. In many cases, clients may observe improvements even after the first session, but a series of treatments is often recommended for sustained benefits.

15. Can Scalp Treatment Be Combined with Other Hair Care Procedures?

In most cases, scalp treatment can be safely combined with other hair care procedures. However, it’s essential to consult with DrScalp’s professionals to ensure compatibility and optimal results.

16. Are There Any Post-Treatment Care Instructions?

Your journey to healthy hair doesn’t end with the treatment. DrScalp is committed to providing detailed post-treatment care guidelines, ensuring that you maintain the benefits of our scalp treatments for the long term. Guidelines, including gentle cleansing, moisturising, protective measures, and avoiding harsh chemicals, may be recommended based on your treatment. Follow these instructions to maintain a healthy scalp and hair. Contact our specialists for any clarifications or questions.

17. Can I Use Regular Hair Products After Scalp Treatment?

Yes, you can continue using your regular hair products after undergoing DrScalp treatment. Follow any specific recommendations provided by our specialists to ensure optimal results. Adjustments to your hair care routine may be suggested to complement the treatment.

Scalp Treatment Singapore: A Quick Summary

Treatment Time

60-90 minutes

Recommended Interval

Varies (based on individual needs) 

Recovery Time


Ideal For

All hair types and conditions

Benefits & Results

  • Prevents thinning and hair loss 
  • Relaxes the scalp and stimulates blood flow
  • Eradicates flaking, redness, irritation, and itching


Contact for personalised quote (Range: $250 – $400 per session)

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