Alpecin Caffeine Liquid
Question and answers
Is it possible to overuse Alpecin Caffeine Liquid by applying more frequently (i.e after bathing in the morning or exercising at night)?
No, the amount of caffeine absorbed via the scalp and hair corresponds to approximately half a cup of coffee. This is absolutely safe even for people who react sensitively to caffeine. In addition, the active ingredient is applied locally to the scalp; the quantities that disseminate throughout the organism from there are negligible.
Yes, after massaging your scalp with Alpecin Caffeine Liquid, wait about 3 minutes until the product is absorbed; then use your styling product.
The recommended instructions on the product say ‘In the morning and after every hair wash, use the dosage tip to directly apply product to towel-dried scalp and massage in’.
Can Alpecin Caffeine Liquid also be used on dry hair or is it absolutely necessary to wash the hair before application?
Alpecin Caffeine Liquid can also be used on dry hair. It is important that the liquid is applied directly to the scalp with the dosage tip and that it is massaged in. Since the liquid penetrates the scalp quickly, you can then style your hair as usual. Be sure to avoid contact with the eyes. Based on the alcohol and menthol content, the liquid may cause a brief tingle, which subsides quickly.
The Caffeine Complex quickly travels all along the hair during washing where it develops a depot effect that lasts up to 24 hours.
It is easiest to apply Alpecin Caffeine Liquid using the dosage tip, applying the liquid directly to the scalp, in each main parting of the hair before massaging into the entire scalp.
Alpecin Caffeine Liquid is a cosmetic product that is subject to the regulations of the European Cosmetics Directive. Pursuant to this directive, cosmetics products must be free of side effects.
The Alcohol in Alpecin has no negative effect on your hair. Its purpose is to help transport the active ingredients through oily skin layers - crucial if you choose to use Alpecin Caffeine Liquid without washing your hair first.