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Ingredients

OUR INGREDIENTS ARE AT THE HEART OF EVERYTHING WE DO.

Always effective. Always kind.

Since 1964, we’ve been going head-to-head with dandruff and scalp worries, and we’ll never give up until we’ve beaten them for good.

That’s why we work closely with dermatologists to make sure our products have the perfect balance of clinically-proven active and scalp-loving ingredients that care for your hair and scalp.

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HEAD & SHOULDERS INGREDIENTS

We’re extremely selective with our ingredients because we know what you put on your skin is important to you.

We’ll only ever put the very best ingredients into our shampoos. Some people believe natural product ingredients are safer to use than man-made, synthetic ones. The reality is it’s not that simple. First, we define the safe range for every ingredient, whether natural or synthetic. Then we apply the same science-based approach as regulatory agencies around the world, because your safety is our number one priority.

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WHAT’S IN THE BOTTLE

All our products are packed with effective ingredients that treat your dandruff, benefit your hair and scalp, and make the product more enjoyable to use. Find out more about them here.

WHAT WE LEAVE OUT

We’re also committed to removing the ingredients you don’t feel comfortable with from our formulas.

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PHOSPHATE FREE

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PARAFFIN FREE

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Sea minerals have been used for a very long time; traditionally, they’ve been prized for their exfoliant power and ability to keep skin in good shape.

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Charcoal isn’t just for the fireplace any more. Already a firm favorite in skincare, it’s now made another leap: into your shampoo.

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DON’T JUST TAKE IT FROM US

Our products are endorsed by the Skin Health Alliance, an independent dermatologist-led organisation.

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