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.
- Why do we get sunburn?
- Why must we protect our skin from the sun?
- What is the difference between Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid and Alpecin Scalp Sun Protection?
- What do the terms UVA, UVB and SPF mean?
- Which parts of the skin are most often forgotten when it comes to sun protection?
- Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid has SPF 15. Is this sufficient?
- Can I also apply Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid to my scalp when it is moist?
- Do I apply Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid before or after styling with gel or spray?
- How many times a day should I apply Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid?
- If I apply Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid several times a day, won't the amount of caffeine be too high?
- Is Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid suitable for every scalp?
- Does Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid care for the scalp?
- Is the alcohol in Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid harmful?
- Does Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid stain textiles?
- Is Alpecin Scalp Sun Liquid also suitable for athletes?
- 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?
- How does the magnetic colour effect in the Alpecin Tuning Brown products work?
- When should I use the Alpecin Tuning Brown products?
- Are the Alpecin Tuning Brown products suitable for daily use?
- When can I expect to see results from using the Alpecin Tuning Brown products?
- Can my scalp be discoloured when washing my hair with the Alpecin Tuning Brown products?
- Can fabrics or surfaces be discoloured by the Alpecin Tuning Brown products?
- When do I use the Alpecin Tuning Conditioner?
- 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?
- What is special about Alpecin Dandruff Killer Shampoo?
- Where is the line between "harmless dandruff" and pathological psoriasis?
- What causes dandruff and dandruff attacks?
- What are the consequences of fungi, bacteria and yeast if left untreated?
- Can I use the Dandruff Killer Shampoo to simultaneously prevent hair loss?
- What is the difference between the Dandruff Killer Shampoo and the Double-Effect Caffeine Shampoo?
- Is the Dandruff Killer Shampoo suitable for daily use?