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.
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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 does sunburn occur?
- Why do we have to protect our skin from the sun?
- What do the terms UVA, UVB and SPF mean?
- Which parts of the skin are most often forgotten when applying sun protection?
- Alpecin Scalp Sun Protection has SPF 15. Is this enough?
- Can I also apply Alpecin Scalp Sun Protection to wet scalps?
- Should I apply Alpecin Scalp Sun Protection before or after styling my hair with gel or spray?
- How often should I apply Alpecin Scalp Sun Protection every day?
- If I apply Alpecin Scalp Sun Protection several times a day, does this not make the amount of caffeine too high?
- Is Alpecin Scalp Sun Protectiom suitable for all scalps?
- Does Alpecin Scalp Sun Protection have a nourishing effect on the scalp?
- Is the alcohol contained in Alpecin Scalp Sun Protection harmful?
- Does Alpecin Scalp Sun Protection leave discolourations on textiles?
- 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?
- When should I use Alpecin Tuning Creme?
- How is Alpecin Tuning Creme used?
- Is Alpecin Tuning Creme suitable for blonde and completely white hair?
- Is Alpecin Tuning Creme equivalent to a hair dye or tint?
- Can Alpecin Tuning Creme prevent hereditary hair loss?
- Can the use of Alpecin Tuning Creme result in discolouration? From rain or sweat for example?
- 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?