Know the symptoms
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Flakes of dead skin on the shoulders are a dead giveaway for dandruff, but you can pick up on other signs even if you don't wear black. Redness, itchiness and pimples are inflammatory responses and may be signs of the condition. And it's not just the scalp that can be affected. Dr. Krant says that the ears, tips of the eyebrows, sides of the nose, beard area, and mid chest can all be hotspots.