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Phyto Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo

What it is: A treatment shampoo to defeat the most severe cases of dandruff while soothing an irritated scalp. What it is formulated to do: Specially formulated to treat even the most severe cases of dandruff quickly and effectively, this treatment combines active soothing and purifying ingredients to relieve serious scalp itchiness while efficaciously eliminating and preventing the reoccurrence of dandruff. Ideal for those suffering from eczema or psoriasis. What it is formulated WITHOUT: - Parabens - Phthalates What else you need to know: For a reinforced action, it can be applied to the dry scalp before wetting the hair. Use Phytopolleine Botanical Scalp Treatment once a week to enhance the results of this shampoo. Research results: In a clinical study conducted by an independent laboratory on 80 male and female volunteers suffering from mild to severe dandruff and desquamation: - 75% effectiveness after 1 week of use - 100% effectiveness after 4 weeks of use In a 4-week clinical study conducted by an independent laboratory on 40 male and female volunteers: - 96% anti-itching effectiveness In a test conducted during normal dermatologic consultations on 30 patients under the supervision of Fabio Rinaldi, Milan dermatologist and founder of the International Hair Research Foundation: - 83% no longer had dandruff after 4 weeks and the effect remained for 2 months after stopping treatment
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Questions & Answers for Phyto Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo

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Active Ingredients
What are the active ingredients? Or if there aren't any listed, what are the ingredients?
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
Anonymous
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
3 answers
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answer 1
Ingredients: Active: Salicylic Acid 2%. Inactive: Salix Alba (Willow) Leaf Extract (Saule), Aqua, Sodium laureth Sulfate (Dérivé d"huile de Coco), Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Salicylic Acid, Undecylenamidopropyl Betaine (Dérivé d'Huile de Ricin), Sodium Citrate, PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate (Dérivé d'Huile de Palme), Pirocone Olamine, Sodium Shale Oil Sulfonate (Ichthyol) PEG-4 Repeseedamine (Dérivé de Colza), Undecylenoyl Glycine, PEG-7 Glyceryl COcoate (Dérivé d'Huile de Coco) Trigonella Foenum-Graecum Seed Extract, Lentinus Edodes Extract, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil (Dérivé d'Huile de Ricin), Panthenol (provitamine B5), Fragrance (parfum) Sodium Chloride, Polyquaternium-7, Tetrasodium EDTA, Sodium Benzoate, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
lilmissiz
(NY)
answer 2
ya, this doesn't have tea tree oil, it has willow.
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
niicckkyss
answer 3
tea tree oil
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
perty
(Indianapolis, Indiana)
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which conditioner should be used with it?
are you supposed to use a conditioner with this shampoo? it doesn't mention one in the suggested usage. if so, which one would be best?
asked 5 years ago
aznmakupjunkie
(Iselin, NJ)
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
3 answers
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answer 1
I used conditioner with it. I just used the climate protection Tresseme that I like.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
sawcat
(Riverside, CA)
answer 2
I used the Alterna Caviar conditioner... a bit heavier conditioner worked beautifully.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
atcer
(Valdosta, GA)
answer 3
I use a conditioner with Tea Tree Oil that I bought at a local store called Whole Foods. Tea tree is supposed to help calm the scalp and help avoid flakes.
answered 5 years ago
katelena
(Portland, OR)
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How often should you use this when you first get it?
asked 4 years, 2 months ago
Anonymous
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
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answer 1
The package insert says:

"PHYTHEOL INTENSE is to be used 2 to 3 times a week as an initial 1 month intensive treatment."

I plan on following the above instructions then move on to once a week after that first month to see what results I get. The insert also states that it helps prevent reoccurring dandruff for up to 2 months after discontinuing product use. I should think that once a week would maintain the results fairly well. Time will tell however.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
HotWheels96
(San Bernardino, CA)
answer 2
per the package it suggests using 2-3 times a week
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
luvtorescue
(wisconsin)
answer 3
Just went to a Phyto salon, technician said to use this 2x a week. Not everyday because of the salicyic acid.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
uptownsue
(New York, NY)
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does this product give you greasy hair because i already have really greasy hair or will it help my greasy hair?
i have greasy hair will this help
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
Anonymous
(columbus ohio)
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
3 answers
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answer 1
My hair is oily and it didn't make it worse
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
banana91
(NJ)
answer 2
No
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
erinofpgh
(Pittsburgh, PA)
answer 3
No- absolutely not- would help greasy hair- very clarifying.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
perty
(Indianapolis, Indiana)
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Safe with other Shampoos?
Can/ Should I use this with another shampoo on top of using this product. Also it says to use once a week after the first month, do I NOT wash my hair at all in between washes not even dry shampoo. Will I no longer need to use dry shampoo?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
Anonymous
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
3 answers
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answer 1
I've used this product for about 2 years and I ONLY use it on my scalp. I follow it up by shampooing the rest of the hair (scalp not included) with a different shampoo. It is rather thin and a pricey bottle, but worth every penny for the results.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
melanielizabeth
(Tampa Fl)
answer 2
I think that because this shampoo is an intense consistency, you would not need much product to really clean your scalp to begin with. Mixing with other products that you have had success with in the past is a great idea as well and has worked for me too. I always go with what I feel best in my hair :)
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
kconnors88
(Painesville, OH)
answer 3
My hair dresser washed my hair with this shampoo and other shampoo''s.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
BethJoy11
(New York)
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Will the dandruff come back if you stop using the product?
I checked reviews from a few different websites, and most of reviews mention how they've been using this shampoo for years. They say it in a positive way, like the product is so good and they're loyal to it, or like this isn't like some products that lost its efficiency after a while.

However, I want to know if it's okay to use it for one month or so to get rid of your dandruff, then switch to other 'normal' shampoos? Or will the dandruff come back when you stop using the product?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
lashbrooke
(Seattle, WA)
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
3 answers
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answer 1
My dandruff did in fact come back. I shampoo every other day (dry shampoo on off days)...and if I don't use this on my scalp and use a normal shampoo instead my dandruff is already back within a day. It's bad. Maybe your situation isn't as bad. But I will be purchasing this every time I run out. Its costly, but with the every other day us, I stretch it out. And it's worth every penny in my opinion.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
pinkhrtr
(Los Angeles County)
answer 2
I've been using this product off and on for about two years. A bottle lasts me about a month, and I probably buy 3 a year. For me (and everyones dry scalp is different) I only need to use this product 2x a week for a few months a year.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
melanielizabeth
(Florida)
answer 3
Hi there, according to the studies on this product, "- 83% no longer had dandruff after 4 weeks and the effect remained for 2 months after stopping treatment."
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
kevinbt
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Is this shampoo safe for color treated hair?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
cosmeticnewbie
(Indianapolis, IN)
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes! It's one of the best options for color treated hair! That's how I ended up finding it - I was researching ingredients, effects on dyed hair, etc... like crazy. I have to dye my hair (covering loads of gray), and this shampoo does not fade my color (any more than regular water and washing does any way).
answered 1 month ago
stayinalivestina
(Urban dweller in the northeast)
answer 2
Not sure but I use it with my color treated hair and haven't had any issues.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
jjjackie
(Orlando, FL)
answer 3
I dye my hair red regularly and have had no noticeable issues with this. I use this once or twice a week, and it has been wonderful.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
charlie47
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Does this product contain sulfates?
asked 5 years ago
nonicknames
(Columubs, OH)
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
2 answers
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answer 1
it says Sodium laureth sulfate
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
BethJoy11
(New York)
answer 2
Yes, it contains sodium laureth sulfate
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
jdmsteph
(San Antonio, TX)
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Which Phyto conditioner should I use with this product?
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
doll66
(Dallas, TX)
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
2 answers
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answer 1
I recently read an article that advised to choose a shampoo based on your scalp and a conditioner based on your hair. That's why I bought this product in the first place. It is awesome, it works. And then I bought a completely different brand of conditioner and my hair is the softest and silkiest it's ever been with absolutely no flaking, itchiness or dryness. You don't need to follow this product with a specific conditioner for it to work.
answered 11 months ago
Breeny
answer 2
For help with personalized product recommendations, we invite you to call us at 1-877-SEPHORA (1-877-737-4672) & select option 2 to speak with one of our Beauty Advisors. Thanks!
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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How long does it last?
This is half the amount you get in a normal shampoo, so how long does this product last?
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
cherryontop
(Atlanta, GA)
on Phythéol Intense Anti-Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
2 answers
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answer 1
you only need a small amount mostly for your scalp .. you can even mix it with another shampoo for the ends so seems like it would last for the same amount of time as a regular shampoo
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
GlamourMonika
(Milton, ON)
answer 2
I've been using it for about 3 weeks and I still have some left. It should last about a month. I use it about 3 times a week and wash my hair twice
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
banana91
(NJ)
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