Frequently Asked Questions
The right care to satisfy your requirements!
From shampoos tailored to different scalp types through to a liquid which provides the hair roots with enough growth energy every day. With Alpecin you will find the solution which matches your hair perfectly and satisfies your specific care needs.
Which is the right Alpecin product? How does it work?
Would you like to do something to counteract hereditary hair loss? Would you like to strengthen your hair roots and, at the same, care for your scalp and hair? Below we have provided answers to frequently asked questions on our Alpecin products. Select your subject area and then the relevant question.
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- Caffeine to prevent hair loss: what ingredients are in the caffeine complex?
- Is Alpecin equally effective on all men?
- Where can I purchase Alpecin products?
- Are the caffeine-based products from Alpecin also suitable for women?
- When should you start the caffeine therapy?
- I suffer from hereditary hair loss. Should I use Alpecin caffeine Liquid or caffeine Shampoo C1 or both?
- What happens if I stop the caffeine therapy? Will I lose more hair? How long do I need to continue the therapy?
- Which shampoo should I use, if you are predisposed for hereditary hair loss but also have a scalp problem (dandruff, oily scalp, sensitive scalp)?
- Is massaging your scalp with coffee effective against hair loss?
- Does drinking coffee help to prevent hair loss?
- I have been using Alpecin Caffeine Liquid for 3 weeks and still haven't noticed any improvement in my hair loss.
- I have been using Alpecin Caffeine Liquid for more than a year. No hair has grown back. Is Alpecin Caffeine Liquid ineffective?
- Is it possible to overdose in a single day from multiple applications of Alpecin Caffeine Liquid?
- Can I use other products such as gel or hair spray as well as Alpecin Caffeine Liquid?
- The recommended usage instructions on the product say "in the morning and after every hair wash, use the dosage tip to directly aplly the product to the towel-dried scalp and massage in."
- How long is Alpecin Caffeine Liquid effective, does it have to be used daily?
- I have been using Alpecin Caffeine Liquid every day for a few weeks now and I am noticing increased hair loss.
- I have an itchy scalp, what should I do?
- What is the difference between the Hybrid Caffeine Liquid and the Caffeine Liquid?
- Can Alpecin Hybrid Caffeine Liquid also be used for atopic eczema?
- When can I expect to see an improvement in the itching?
- When do I use Alpecin Hybrid Caffeine Shampoo and when Alpecin Hybrid Caffeine Liquid?
- Does Alpecin Hybrid Caffeine Liquid also prevent hereditary hair loss?
- How do I apply the Hybrid Caffeine Liquid correctly?
- Is the product suitable for dry scalps?
- In which cases should I use Alpecin Tuning Shampoo?
- Is the Tuning Shampoo suitable for daily use?
- When can I expect to see visible results with the Tuning Shampoo and how long do I have to use it for?
- What happens if I use the Tuning Shampoo on light blond, completely grey or white hair?
- Can my scalp be discoloured when washing my hair with the Tuning Shampoo?
- Can my clothes or hats be discoloured when using Alpecin Tuning Shampoo, e.g. in the rain or by sweating?