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What is the mechanism of action of Alphosol dandruff treatment?

I can offer only partial answer to your question, and that is on how this shampoo works. From The Electronic Medicines Compendium: Mechanism of action Coal tars suppress DNA synthesis in hyperplastic ...
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Why does dandruff shampoo loose effectiveness without shampoo alternation?

Malassezia overgrowth is thought be the cause of most cases of dandruff (1) and rotating treatments avoids the development of resistance. However, some have argued that overgrowth of Malassezia is a ...
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Why does dandruff shampoo loose effectiveness without shampoo alternation?

Currently, there seems to be no convincing evidence to say that alternating between shampoos prolongs their effectiveness in treating dandruff. 1) According to the Scientific Committee on Cosmetic ...
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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?

No, No and no... A simple google search for the words "baking soda hair" reveals: "Baking soda may cause long-term damage and hair breakage" http://www.healthline.com/health/beauty-skin-care/...
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