Despite numerous studies around the world, no natural remedy for dandruff has ever been proven to work.
Everything from lemon juice to mouthwash and vodka have been proposed as natural remedies for dandruff.
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Regulatory bodies around the world have assessed many different compounds’ abilities to fight dandruff but so far, no commonly used natural remedy has been proven effective to get rid of dandruff
The following compounds are the only ones widely recognised by these groups to be effective against dandruff:
- Coal tar
- Piroctone Olamine
- Pyrithione zinc
- Salicylic acid
- Selenium sulphide
Head & Shoulders shampoos use a unique form of Pyrithione Zinc as the main active ingredient and it's been proven to work in over 200 clinical studies.
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