Welcome at Alpecin
German Engineering for your hair
Every day, the team at Dr. Wolff-Research lives up to its commitment to develop innovations and improve products. This has always been our objective. When Dr. August Wolff established his pharmaceutical company in 1905, it was his guiding principle to keep optimizing products on a continual basis. This principle still applies today.
Learn more about our innovative products!
New energy for your hair and scalp
Caffeine Shampoo C1
Alpecin – explains
"Caffeine is known as an energizer."
"Our innovative caffeine formula brings this energizing ingredient to the hair during normal hair washing", says Dr. Klenk.
Where can I purchase Alpecin products?
Available at Chemist Warehouse, Priceline, Woolworth and Independent Pharmacies.
Not a day without caffeine
Alpecin, caffeine is exactly dosed so that daily application makes hair feel stronger and thicker. As a result, using Alpecin should become part of your daily routine, applied regularly and in a sustained manner.
Questions and answers
The caffeine complex is an active ingredient formula from caffeine, the trace element zinc and niacin.
Yes, after massaging your scalp with Alpecin Caffeine Liquid, wait about 3 minutes until the product is absorbed, then use your styling product.
In rare cases, this can occur temporarily. This process is called "shedding." Due to the intensive scalp massage, hairs that are anyway in their resting phase can be massaged out of the follicles at an increased rate. However, after a brief period of time, Alpecin Caffeine Liquid helps to maintain vigorous hair.
Dosage is easiest when the dosage tip is used to apply the liquid directly to the scalp, section by section, so that it can be massaged into the entire scalp. The areas around the forehead and the back of the head, which are particularly at risk, should be treated thoroughly. Nevertheless, areas with full hair should not be neglected either.
A very long time ago, sebum was meant to waterproof the hair and skin and protect humans from the cold. Since humans wear clothes, this function has become superfluous. In addition, germs and microorganisms that naturally occur on the skin use sebum as a source of nutrition. Degradation products of sebum irritate the skin, make it itch and accelerate the formation of the keratinous layer. The consequence is dandruff. When further sebum is released, these skin cells stick together to form large, visible skin flakes.