How to Get Rid of Dandruff Fast


When you spot dandruff flakes, you want to get rid of them fast. Heres how to do it and stop them coming back.

The priority is to eliminate the visible signs of dandruff the flakes. You want a powerful shampoo that starts working instantly.

Some dandruff shampoos ask you to leave the lather on your head for several minutes and then REPEAT but not Head & Shoulders.

Our powerful shampoo starts working at the first wash, and fights flakes better than typical anti-dandruff shampoo2.

Now to stop them coming back

Did you know that most of the dandruff-fighting activity happens after your shower? Our active ingredient pyrithione zinc (ZPT)stays behind on the scalp after the shower to fight and protect against dandruff triggers long after youve rinsed your hair.

For the protection against dandruff, you should follow your anti-dandruff shampoo with an anti-dandruff conditioner.

Dont combine it with a beauty shampoo

Following an anti-dandruff product with a beauty shampoo or conditioner will just wash away the active ingredient ZPT and its dandruff-fighting power.

So stick to using anti-dandruff shampoos and conditioners exclusively. Youll get a great clean, a great look and, most importantly, flake-free1 hair.

For even faster effective dandruff protection, why not try Head & Shoulders Cool Menthol Shampoo. It combines the effects of both an anti-dandruff shampoo and conditioner so you can get clean, healthy, flake-free hair with just one product.

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  • How to get rid of dandruff
  1. vs. competitor anti-dandruff shampoo with 1% Pyrithione Zinc
  1. visible flakes, with regular use