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Define "work".: While there are many claims that nioxin is a hair regrowth product, they do not come from the company that sells it. The nioxin website states "nioxin is not a hair loss product, but a scalp and hair care regimen designed to improve the scalp health environment and improve the appearance of fine and thin-looking hair." in other words, it might make thin hair look thicker. And that's it. ...Read more
It depends on your hair biology and hair type. However, dermatologist recommend not to shampoo daily and you can skip a day or two. There is no restriction and if you choose to, use a lightweight shampoo.
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Not sure: It depends on what you mean. If you are talking about a "waterless" shampoo, I wouldn't necessarily recommend this for young children as bath time is a good time to bond with your child. I don't know how easily these can be applied or which ones might cause irritation to the scalp or eyes. Best to use children's shampoo since it is tested in kids. ...Read more
Depends on hair type: If you have oily hair, or dry thin hair each manufacturer has special formulations for those types. There are so many brands it can be confusing. Choose one for the type of hair that you have that is within your budget. If you have itchy or flaky scalp, choose a medicated one. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Ponce De Leon?: At present, anti-aging remedies (including shampoos) have yet to materialize. Beware of the advertisemnts touting these wonderous remedies which create a quixotic pursuit reminscent of ponce de leone's quest for the fountain of youth. These anti-aging formulas will only make your wallet reminiscient of our youthful days; empty! ...Read more
What will you pay???: There are a lot of exotic products on the markets. The most $$$ shampoos have ingredients like gold, diamonds, champagne, caviar, white truffle oil, meteroites, Some are luxury shampoos and some are medicated shampoos. I would go to your hair dresser/barber have them evaluate your hair and ask for some common sense advice about what products will work for your particular hair type. ...Read more
See details: Shampoos that are clear are sulfite free as a rule. Pick one of those. There is really not a lot of difference between shampoos otherwise. ...Read more
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Detergent effect: As opposed to soap, shampoo is a true detergent that removes oils from hair and should be followed with the use of a conditioner. If your hair is on the dry side too much shampooing may be harmful. ...Read more
No: No need to change your routine. Shampoo is not absorbed into the body, and thus has no impact to a developing fetus. ...Read more
Yes.: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Not Much: I often tell my patients to start with the name brands and then you can compare it to the less known or generic brands. Most important it should be mild and no tears. ...Read more
Shampoo: Most common shampoos are effective and tolerated by most people. Occasionally people will have an allergy to a fragrance or preservative, but that is not common. If your hair is dry, use a shampoo + conditioner. If oily, use one for oily hair (cleans away oil better, but may be more drying). Try a few brands to start--most will likely work for you. ...Read more
Johnson' baby: Not to promote a specific product, but one of the best widely-available, cheapest, gentlest, and over-the-counter shampoo is johnson's baby shampoo. ...Read more
From a DR. Standpoint is there a healthy brand shampoo &conditioner or should I look for something in Product?
It's said that shampoo shouldn't be applied directly on roots. But why? What are its effects? Then how should I apply shampoo?
Lather up: Your hair roots are too deep to get to with simple shampoo. The best way to shampoo is to apply a small amount in your hand and apply to wet hair. Lather up the hair and let the shampoo sit for about 1 minute, then rinse out. A conditioner may be applied after shampooing in the same manner. ...Read more
Several.: For most patient, alternating a zinc pyithione shampoo (head and shoulders) and a tar shampoo (neutrogena-t-gel), gives better results. Selenium shampoos work well and are an alternative. Finally, there are shampoos with salicylic acid, which is keratolytic, meaning it helps break apart scales. Finally, ketoconazole shampoo, ie. Nizoral, is quite beneficial. ...Read more