Pyrithione zinc (1%)

Dandruff Detox Shampoo

Control itch and flaking with a dandruff-fighting shampoo backed by science. Formulated with scalp-supporting ingredients, it has everything it needs to earn a spot on your shower shelf.

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Meet Dandruff Detox

Fights dandruff while gently cleansing

Medicated shampoo formulated with dermatologists

Refreshing evergreen mint scent soothes the senses and leaves hair smelling of fresh peppermint

Free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, dyes + cruelty-free, vegan

How it works

  • Pyrithione zinc (1%) fights dandruff
  • Formulated with argan oil to help nourish the scalp
  • Avocado oil hydrates to help prevent flaking and dryness

Ingredients

Active ingredients: Pyrithione zinc (1%)
Key supportive ingredients:
Inactive ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Salicylic acid, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamide MIPA, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Propanediol, Polyacrylate-1 Crosspolymer, Fragrance/Parfum, Salicylic Acid,  Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Sodium Benzoate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Saccharide Isomerate, Raphanus Sativus Root Extract, Propylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Sodium Polynaphthalene sulfonate, Sodium Chloride, Xanthan Gum, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil, Ceramide NG, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract. For external use only.

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Dandruff Detox Shampoo

Dandruff and hair loss

How one can make the other worse

Dandruff and hair loss

How one can make the other worse

Control the itch, slow the shed

An itchy, dry scalp can prompt you to scratch your head, causing inflammation that contributes to thinning. Pyrithione zinc (1%) can help control itching.

Control the itch, slow the shed

An itchy, dry scalp can prompt you to scratch your head, causing inflammation that contributes to thinning. Pyrithione zinc (1%) can help control itching.

Scalp care for hair loss

When treating hair loss, you want to avoid scalp irritation. That’s why Dandruff Detox Shampoo was formulated with high-quality ingredients completely free of sulfates, phthalates, dyes, and parabens.

Scalp care for hair loss

When treating hair loss, you want to avoid scalp irritation. That’s why Dandruff Detox Shampoo was formulated with high-quality ingredients completely free of sulfates, phthalates, dyes, and parabens.

50%

of adults experience dandruff at some point

1 in 2

men experience hair loss by age 50, which can be worsened by dandruff

50%

of adults experience dandruff at some point

1 in 2

men experience hair loss by age 50, which can be worsened by dandruff

What causes dandruff? Dandruff is often characterized by oily, flaky skin and buildup on the scalp. Dandruff Detox Shampoo controls dandruff that can contribute to irritation.

Quality ingredients

Dandruff fighter

Pyrithione zinc (1%)

Helps control itch, flakes, and irritation

Scalp supporter

Argan oil

Moisturizes and nourishes to support scalp health

Natural moisturizer

Avocado oil

Hydrates hair to support strands and help maintain scalp health

How to treat dandruff

Lather in, rinse out

Wet hair and massage Dandruff Detox into the scalp. Rinse.

Condition hair

Follow with Thick Fix Conditioner to help keep hair moisturized, soft, and looking full.

Repeat at least twice a week

For best results, complete this process at least twice a week or as directed by a provider.

FAQs about the
dandruff shampoo

Does dandruff cause hair loss?

Dandruff is a condition that commonly affects men with pattern hair loss. While dandruff does not cause hair loss, itching your scalp can irritate the skin barrier which can cause infection and contribute to hair loss. Pyrithione zinc (1%) is the active ingredient in our anti dandruff shampoo for men that can help reduce inflammation on the scalp—helping prevent itch and the head-scratching that results.

What makes a good dandruff shampoo?

According to dermatologists, a good men’s dandruff shampoo should contain ingredients that are antifungal, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory. The pyrithione zinc (1%) in Dandruff Detox Shampoo controls dandruff, while gently cleansing to remove flakes and buildup so skin can stay healthy.

Can a dandruff shampoo help with hair loss?

A six-month, 200-patient study was carried out to assess the benefits of a pyrithione zinc (1%) (ZPT) shampoo used daily when compared with a 5% minoxidil solution used twice daily. Also to be tested against both solutions was a placebo, as well as the combination of the pyrithione zinc (1%) shampoo and 5% minoxidil fluid.

At the end of the study, the hair counts in the pyrithione zinc (1%) group recorded a sustained improvement in hair growth after 26 weeks of treatment. However, the minoxidil solution group and the combination treatment of minoxidil and pyrithione zinc (1%) showed more improvement in hair growth.

How often should I use dandruff shampoo?

Use dandruff detox anti-dandruff shampoo twice a week or as directed by a provider.

Can I use both a dandruff shampoo and conditioner at once?

Yes, a conditioner helps to moisturize your hair after washing. Our Thick Fix Conditioner made with niacinamide helps nourish and strengthen hair from root to tip—without making you use a 2-in-1 shampoo. It is also gentle and paraben-free, sulfate-free, silicone-free, phthalate-free, cruelty-free, and vegan

Does the dandruff shampoo work for all hair types?

Yes, Dandruff Detox Shampoo is appropriate to use for all hair types.

How does the medicated anti-dandruff shampoo work?

Dandruff detox is a dandruff treatment shampoo that includes pyrithione zinc (1%) as the active ingredient. It helps control dandruff. The shampoo is also formulated with avocado oil to help moisturize.

Can I use the dandruff shampoo and also use prescription hair loss treatments?

Yes. Dandruff is a condition that commonly accompanies pattern hair loss. Uncontrolled dandruff can worsen hair loss. If you have symptoms of dandruff (itchy, flaky scalp), it’s recommended to use a good shampoo for dandruff at least 2-3 times per week.

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Does the anti-dandruff shampoo have any sulfates?

No, Dandruff Detox is a sulfate-free shampoo for dandruff. In addition to being sulfate-free, the cruelty free dandruff shampoo is also paraben-free, silicone-free, phthalate-free, and vegan.

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Important Safety Information

Topical finasteride + minoxidil spray is intended for use by MEN ONLY and should NOT be used by women or children.
Read this patient information before you start using this medication and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking with your healthcare provider about your medical condition or treatment.
Topical finasteride + minoxidil spray is a prescription medication used for the treatment of male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia). It is a treatment alternative to oral finasteride that has been shown in research studies to be safe and effective. Unlike oral finasteride, topical finasteride + minoxidil spray is a compounded product and has not been approved by the FDA. It is only available if prescribed after an online consultation with a medical provider through the Hims platform. The use of topical finasteride to treat hair loss has not been as comprehensively studied as oral finasteride. While research has shown that serum DHT levels decrease while using topical finasteride, the systemic side effects (e.g., sexual dysfunction) typically associated with oral finasteride were not reported in the studies of topical finasteride.
Do not use other topical minoxidil products while you are using the Topical finasteride 0.3% + minoxidil 6% spray.
Do not allow individuals who are pregnant or breastfeeding, individuals who have the potential to become pregnant, or children handle this medication. Do not allow any of these individuals to come into contact with the treatment site (your scalp) after the medication has been applied. If they do, they should immediately clean the site of contact on their skin with soap and water.
What should I tell my healthcare provider before using topical finasteride + minoxidil?
  • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding
    • Topical finasteride + minoxidil spray should not be used or handled by individuals who are pregnant or breastfeeding, individuals who have the potential to become pregnant, or individuals under the age of 18.
  • If you have any other medical conditions, including problems with your prostate or liver
  • If you have ever had a hypersensitivity or allergic reaction to topical minoxidil or topical finasteride + minoxidil
  • All of the medications that you are currently taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
    • Know the medications you take. Keep a list of them to show your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medication.
Who should not use topical finasteride + minoxidil?
Do not use topical finasteride + minoxidil if you:
  • are currently taking oral finasteride for hair loss or for treatment of an enlarged prostate (Propecia®, Proscar®). Oral finasteride and topical finasteride + minoxidil spray cannot be used at the same time
  • are currently taking other medications in the same class as finasteride (5-alpha reductase inhibitors: dutasteride, Avodart®, Jalyn®)
  • are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or may become pregnant due to the possibility of absorption of finasteride and the subsequent potential risk to a male fetus
  • are breastfeeding
  • are allergic to any of the ingredients of topical finasteride + minoxidil
  • have chronic liver disease
  • have a history of breast cancer
  • have a history of prostate cancer
  • are younger than 18 years of age
What are the possible side effects of topical finasteride + minoxidil spray?
The most common side effects of topical finasteride + minoxidil spray typically occur at the site of medication application (scalp). These side effects include:
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Dry, & flaky scalp
If you develop any of the following side effects, please stop using this topical medication and contact your healthcare provider right away:
  • Chest pain
  • Rapid heart beat
  • Faintness or dizziness
  • Sudden & unexplained weight gain
  • Swelling of hands or feet
  • Breast tenderness/enlargement
  • Unwanted facial hair growth
  • Sexual dysfunction (e.g., low libido, erectile dysfunction, decreased volume of ejaculate)
  • Symptoms of depression
  • No scalp hair regrowth after 6 months of use
  • Severe scalp irritation
These are not all of the possible side effects of topical finasteride + minoxidil spray. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
How do I use the topical finasteride + minoxidil spray?
  • Use this medication exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to use it.
  • Do not use this medication more than once a day as it will not improve results and can increase the risk of side effects.
  • Wash your hands with soap immediately after applying this medication to your scalp.
What should I do if this medication gets on my face?
There is the potential for hair growth to occur on any skin that this medication comes into contact with after repeated use. For this reason, only apply the topical finasteride + minoxidil spray to the scalp, and carefully blot any excess to avoid it running onto your face. If it does get on your face, clean off the medication with gentle soap and water.
How should I store the topical finasteride + minoxidil spray?
  • Store this medication at room temperature between 59˚F to 86˚F (15˚C to 30˚C).
  • Keep this medication and all other medications out of the reach of children.
  • Individuals who are pregnant or breastfeeding, individuals under the age of 18 should not handle this medication
  • Discard any unneeded medication
General information about the safe and effective use of the topical finasteride + minoxidil spray:
Do not use this medication for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give this medication to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them. Minoxidil is suspected to be toxic to cats and dogs. Please do not allow cats, dogs, or other pets to ingest this medication or to come into contact with the treatment site after the medication has been applied. If these occur, consult your pet's veterinarian.

Important Safety Information

Finasteride is for use by MEN ONLY and should NOT be used by women or children.
Read this patient information before you start taking Finasteride and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking with your healthcare provider about your medical condition or treatment.
What is Finasteride?
Finasteride is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia).
It is not known if Finasteride works for a receding hairline on either side of and above your forehead (temporal area).
Finasteride is not for use by women and children, and should not be handled by women and children.
Who should not take Finasteride?
Do not take Finasteride if you:
  • are pregnant or may become pregnant. Finasteride may harm your unborn baby.
    • Finasteride tablets are coated and will prevent contact with the medicine during handling, as long as the tablets are not broken or crushed. Females who are pregnant or who may become pregnant should not come in contact with broken or crushed Finasteride tablets.
    • If a pregnant woman comes in contact with crushed or broken Finasteride tablets, wash the contact area right away with soap and water. If a woman who is pregnant comes into contact with the active ingredient in Finasteride, a healthcare provider should be consulted. If a woman who is pregnant with a male baby swallows or comes in contact with the medicine in Finasteride, the male baby may be born with sex organs that are not normal.
  • are allergic to any of the ingredients in Finasteride.
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking Finasteride? Before taking Finasteride, tell your healthcare provider if you:
  • have any other medical conditions, including problems with your prostate or liver.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Know the medications you take. Keep a list of them to show your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medication.
How should I take Finasteride?
  • Take Finasteride exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to take it.
  • You may take Finasteride with or without food.
  • If you forget to take Finasteride, do not take an extra tablet. Just take the next tablet as usual.
Finasteride will not work faster or better if you take it more than once a day.
What are the common side effects of this medication?
Common side effects include rash, breast tenderness or enlargement (reported in less than 1% of patients) which typically resolve after the medication is stopped, and sexual dysfunction (in clinical trials, 1.2%-1.4% of patients taking Finasteride experienced medication-related sexual dysfunction side effects including decreased libido, erectile dysfunction or a decrease in the volume of ejaculation vs. 1% of those taking placebo):
  • Decreased libido 1.8%
  • Erectile dysfunction 1.3%
  • Decreased volume of ejaculate 1.2%
Several studies have documented the majority of these side effects are reversible. However, 1.4% of the patients who experience side effects may continue to have symptoms following discontinuation of Finasteride. Of particular note there has been an association of the sexual dysfunction symptoms and the use of NSAIDS (Motrin, Advil, Aleve type medications.) For this reason Finasteride should be stopped for the period of time when you take NSAIDS.
Does Finasteride cause depression?
A literature review shows there may be evidence of increased depressive symptoms in individuals younger than age 45 while using Finasteride for hair loss. Patients with new or worsening depression should stop Finasteride use and follow up with their health care provider or a mental health therapist. Source: MedPageToday.org
Does Finasteride cause prostate cancer or prostate enlargement (BPH)?
There have been reports of a slight increased risk (1.8% with 5mg Finasteride dosage versus 1.0% placebo) of high grade prostate cancer for men over age 55 years old. These reports are from men taking a higher dosage of Finasteride (5mg) than the dosage we prescribe for hair loss (1mg). There have been conflicting studies on the increased risk in the number of high grade prostate cancers; however, several recent studies have shown no increase in the number of deaths (with a recent study showing fewer deaths) in patients who use Finasteride at the 1mg dosage. Finasteride can be useful in the treatment of BPH and urinary retention because it can have an antiandrogenic effect (testosterone blocking) at a 5mg dosage. For hair loss, patients are given a 1mg dosage, which should not produce any antiandrogenic effect.
Does Finasteride change blood Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) levels?
Finasteride can affect a blood test called PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) for the screening of prostate cancer. If you have a PSA test done you should tell your healthcare provider that you are taking Finasteride because Finasteride decreases PSA.
The following have been reported as less common side effects with Finasteride use:
  • Allergic reactions including: rash, itching, hives and swelling of the lips, tongue, throat, and face
  • Testicular pain
  • Male infertility and/or poor quality of semen
  • In rare cases, male breast cancer
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Finasteride. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
The following have been reported in general use with Finasteride:
  • breast tenderness and enlargement. Tell your healthcare provider about any changes in your breasts such as lumps, pain or nipple discharge.
  • decrease in sex drive that continued after stopping the medication.
  • allergic reactions including rash, itching, hives and swelling of the lips, tongue, throat, and face.
  • problems with ejaculation that continued after stopping medication.
  • testicular pain.
  • difficulty in achieving an erection that continued after stopping the medication.
  • male infertility and/or poor quality of semen.
  • in rare cases, male breast cancer.
Depression: A literature review shows there may be evidence of increased depressive symptoms in users younger than age 45 while using finasteride for hair loss. Patients with new or worsening depression should stop finasteride use and follow up with their health care provider or a mental health therapist. Source: MedPageToday.org
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Finasteride. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA1088.
How should I store Finasteride?
  • Store Finasteride at room temperature between 59˚F to 86˚F (15˚C to 30˚C).
  • Keep Finasteride in a closed container and keep Finasteride tablets dry (protect from moisture).
Keep Finasteride and all medicines out of the reach of children.
General information about the safe and effective use of Finasteride.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in this Patient Information. Do not use Finasteride for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Finasteride to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.