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Germany's best-selling Caffeine Shampoo for men.

No one understands the power of caffeine like we do. With patented technology and years of research, Dr. Wolff has perfected a Galenic formulation that unlocks caffeine’s potency. Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo. It’s German engineering for your hair.

Healthier-looking hair

Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo C1 delivers just the right dose of caffeine for healthier and stronger-looking hair. Formulated for men with receding hair lines and thin hair, our German caffeine shampoo revitalises dull, lifeless hair with normal daily wash. Give your hair a new lease on life when you explore the benefits of caffeine shampoo.

Bye bye dandruff

Alpecin Double Effect Caffeine Shampoo is the solution for the 2 biggest hair problems of men. First it removes the loose dandruff and then the caffeine-complex will help to activate and strengthen your hair. 

Energy for your hair

Get your daily caffeine kick even without shampooing – with Alpecin Caffeine Liquid. As an alternative to our caffeine shampoo, the scalp tonic Alpecin liquid don’t need to be rinsed off. It contains the precise dose of caffeine needed to energise your hair throughout the day. This easy-to-use formula is perfect for the modern gentleman.

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Fight for your hair!

Men of all ages ask, “Can I keep my hair and if so, how?” The topic of “impending hair fall” is in many people’s heads.

But most men accept hair fall as an unchangeable fate as soon as the first signs of thinner hair show up.

They don’t know that daily hair care can make a difference if they want to keep their hair.

Caffeine is known as an energiser.

As one of the most heavily researched cosmetic ingredient in the world, caffeine is a known energiser that helps maintain the appearance of healthy hair.

The Dr. Wolff research team has succeeded in getting the optimum concentration of caffeine, in the form of shampoos or liquids, directly to the hair. The Alpecin caffeine complex products contain caffeine, zinc and niacin.

Get fuller-looking hair.

Our special formulation leaves out silicones or softeners that weigh the hair down, making it look weak and lifeless.

Because of this deliberate omission, Alpecin caffeine shampoo gives your hair more grip and volume with every hair wash.

It contains a unique combination of caffeine, zinc and niacin to help strengthens your hair.

Alpecin is the ideal hair care product for men experiencing reduced hair volume.

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, caffeine shampoo is good for the hair. Alpecin, in particular, was formulated to help men improve the appearance of hair by making it look thicker and healthier with daily wash. Our caffeine complex energises the hair by adding lustre and body.

Caffeine shampoos work by improving the appearance of hair, making it look fuller and healthier with daily normal wash. We recommend using our caffeine hair shampoo everyday for the best results. As a rule, you can expect to see noticeable results after about three months.

Alpecin is Germany’s top-selling caffeine shampoo for men. It is in high demand around the world thanks to its unique formulation, active ingredients, attractive packaging, and ease of use. But there is only one way to know for sure, and that is to try Alpecin yourself and see the results.

Yes, Alpecin is good for dull, limp, and thinning hair. Alpecin C1 contains caffeine along with zinc and niacin to help make hair look healthier and stronger with daily hair wash.

The best Alpecin product depends on your unique hair and scalp needs. Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo C1 creates the appearance of fuller and stronger hair with daily wash. Alpecin Double Effect Caffeine Shampoo does the same job while gently removing loose dandruff the scalp. Alpecin Liquid is ideal for men who don’t wash their hair everyday but wish to experience the benefits of caffeine.

Yes, Alpecin Tuning Shampoo was especially formulated to help men cover up greying hair. This product contains pigments that are gradually deposited into the hair and scalp with regular wash. We recommend using Alpecin Tuning Shampoo everyday for a more intensive colour effect. 

Yes, we recommend using Alpecin everyday for the best results. If you do not want to wash your hair daily, we suggest using Alpecin
Caffeine Liquid instead. Simply massage the tonic into the scalp and wait 2 to 3 minutes before using styling products like hair gel or wax. No need to rinse. It’s a convenient alternative to Alpecin shampoo.

Yes, caffeine shampoo is good for dandruff. Alpecin Double Effect Caffeine Shampoo, in particular, removes loose dandruff from the hair in addition to revitalising the appearance of dull and lifeless hair. This special formulation includes salicylic acid and piroctone olamine in addition to caffeine complex.

To use Alpecin Double Effect, simply massage into the hair and scalp. Leave the product on for about 2 minutes before rinsing hair thoroughly. We recommend washing your hair daily with Alpecin Double Effect for the best results.

All our Alpecin products are generally well-tolerated and safe for daily use. However, if you are allergic to caffeine or any of the ingredients listed on the label, our caffeine shampoo may not be suitable for you.  

Alpecin shampoo works by making the hair look thicker and healthier with daily normal wash. It is suitable for men who want to improve the appearance of dull, limp, and thin hair.

To get the best results, massage our caffeine shampoo into the hair
and scalp, and leave on for about 2 or 3 minutes before rinsing.

If you do not wash your hair daily, we recommend Alpecin Caffeine Liquid as a leave-in, no-rinse alternative to our caffeine shampoo

Alpecin Caffeine Shampoo C1 is especially formulated for men and
this is reflected in the scent and packaging of the product. However, the caffeine-based active ingredient complex is not gender specific and is thus also effective in women.

If you are interested in using caffeine shampoo, we recommend Plantur 39 for women over 40 who wish to have thicker-looking hair.
Like Alpecin, our Plantur 39 product range contains caffeine and a host of supporting ingredients that improve the appearance of fine,
brittle hair.

The caffeine complex in Alpecin energises the hair, adding sheen and volume with daily wash. The lack of conditioning agents in the formula also helps create the appearance of thicker, more voluminous hair as these agents are known to weigh down the hair strands, making hair look flat and limp. 

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