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Using body soap on hair [closed]

I'm asking from my boyfriend: Since my childhood, I'm used to use solid body soap when washing my hair in addition to shampoo. I have oily hair and soap can clean it better than a shampoo. Recently ...
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Why does dandruff shampoo loose effectiveness without shampoo alternation?

I've heard often 1 2 that alternation between anti-dandruff shampoos containing ketoconazole, zinc pyrithione, coal tar, selenium disulfide or salicylic acid is needed for the treatment to stay ...
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Is there a shampoo that does not contain SLS or cocamidopropyl betaine?

If there is someone who is allergic to cocamidopropyl betaine and concerned about skin irritation from SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate), is there a resource that shows shampoos without these ingredients?
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Shampoos that are supposed to help hair grow - how long should they be left in before rinsing?

Some shampoos contain ingredients such as Biotin with the expectation that it will promote hair growth. Presumably the ingredient is in a format that can be taken up by the skin (or the hair follicles)...
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Is baking soda effective in absorbing hair grease ("dry wash") if one is unable to wash their hair w/shampoo for whatever reason?

When I was a youngster & a teenager, I had several ear surgeries, and I was not able to wash my hair for several days (just sponge bath the rest of the body). I always have had long hair, and it's ...
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What is the mechanism of action of Alphosol dandruff treatment?

For around two years I have been using Alphosol 2 in 1, which is a coal tar extract based shampoo, to treat my dandruff which I believe is caused mostly by my Psoriasis. Each application would leave ...
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