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The caffeine complex is an active ingredient formula from caffeine, the trace element zinc and niacin.

Since you ingest coffee orally, it will first pass through the gastrointestinal organs to be absorbed by the organism at a later time. Subsequently, it is distributed throughout the body and only a tiny quantity reaches the scalp and the hair roots directly. As a result, a local and direct supply of caffeine is meaningful and necessary. Even the consumption of 50 cups of coffee would not provide the hair roots with enough caffeine.

For a more intensive prevention effort, it makes sense to use both products. Especially for people who do not wash their hair on a daily basis, the additional use of Alpecin Liquid is by all means recommended.

Caffeine from coffee is not able to penetrate the scalp or the hair follicle. This requires a special carrier base (galenics) that transports the active ingredients to the location where they can develop their effect. Our scientists have researched this area for a long time, and they have now succeeded in developing a method for transporting caffeine all the way into the hair follicles.

Although shampoos were used almost exclusively to cleanse scalp and hair in the past, Dr. Wolff Research has now succeeded in developing a method for transporting caffeine all the way to the hair roots based on a shampoo formula.

The caffeine remains detectable for up to 24 hours. As a result, regular application of caffeine shampoo strenthens the hair roots in a sustainable manner, thereby creating the prerequisite to help maintain healthy hair growth.

Alternatively, you should massage Alpecin Liquid into the scalp on the days you do not wash your hair to provide your hair roots with sufficient growth energy.

Alpecin products were specifically developed for the requirements of male scalps, which is also reflected by the fragrance and the very masculine packaging. However, the caffeine-based active ingredient complex is also effective in women, so that the products can also be used by women.