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How Switching Your Shampoo Affects Your Hair

Every time you switch your dandruff shampoo for a beauty shampoo, you’re washing away the dandruff-fighting actives. Find out how to make sure your shampoo is most effective. 

When you think of treating dandruff, you probably think of the shower – but almost all of the dandruff-fighting action of your shampoo happens out of the shower. 

That’s because after the dandruff shampoo has washed away the flakes, microscopic dandruff-fighting actives are left behind on the scalp’s surface to keep your skin protected against the factors that trigger dandruff. 

Beware the beauty shampoo ‘chaser’ 

There’s a common myth that anti-dandruff shampoo is harsh on your hair. As a result, some people use two shampoos – first one to treat their dandruff, then a second wash with a different beauty shampoo.

But there’s a problem with that method: The beauty shampoo will make the anti-dandruff shampoo less effective because it washes away most of the dandruff-fighting actives and the protection they give.

Plus, it’s absolutely not the case that Head & Shoulders is harsh on your hair.

We infuse every shampoo with essential beauty shampoo elements, like rich moisturizers and nourishing ingredients, so you’re not only treating dandruff, you’re keeping your hair soft and silky.

For our most moisturizing wash, check out our Smooth & Silky shampoo or our Damage Repair shampoo.

Now there’s no need to switch

If you find yourself using a beauty shampoo chaser or switching between your fancy shampoo and your anti-dandruff shampoo, now you don’t have to.

Our new, upgraded formula brings the very best of beauty shampoos to our unique anti-dandruff formula.

The upgrade takes its inspiration from leading skin care products and cares for your scalp in 3 steps:

  • Cleans – with gentle cleansing agents that wash away dandruff flakes, grease and oil to leave your hair noticeably cleaner

  • Protects – the new formula contains micro-minerals which are left behind after you wash your hair to protect against dandruff damage so your hair can grow from a healthier foundation

  • Moisturizes – it instantly delivers extra conditioning to leave your hair feeling soft and smooth while the micro-minerals help to repair the scalp and lock in more moisture

Make sure your conditioner’s working for you too 

It’s the same with conditioners. That’s why we developedanti-dandruff conditioners that work with our anti-dandruff shampoos, keeping you protected long after you’re out the shower.

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