Humidify your home. From head to toe, your skin will appreciate the added moisture that a humidifier can bring to your home environment. A humidifier’s burst of water vapor can help ease a number of cold-weather-induced skin problems, including an irritated scalp.Seek relief with home remedies. To calm inflammation, you can massage the scalp with natural oils, such as organic cold-pressed extra virgin coconut oil and extra virgin olive oil combined with tea tree oil. Lemon juice can help balance pH levels, and a gentle salt rub can loosen dead skin.Shampoo frequently. Washing your hair with gentle products, such as Dr. Marder’s Total Relief Shampoo and Conditioner, and massaging the scalp can help reduce those pesky flakes.