Recommended for control of dandruff or sebhorrheic dermatitis.
- Gentle yet effective treatment of flaking and itching
- 2% Zinc Pyrithione provides immediate relief of symptoms
- Soothes and nourishes the scalp for long-lasting comfort
- Gentle properties reduce inflammation and irritation
- Rich, powerful formula
- PABA free
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is DHS Zinc Shampoo to be used every day?
A: We recommend using DHS Zinc, DHS SAL, and DHS Tar Shampoos three times each week, or as recommended by your doctor. We suggest using either our DHS Regular or Clear Shampoo during the "off” days. Daily use of the DHS Conditioning Rinse will also help hair and skin maintain a natural moisture balance.
Q: Is it safe for color treated hair?
A: DHS medicated shampoos are not guaranteed to be color safe. Please try our DHS Color Safe Shampoo and DHS Color Safe Rinse that work very well together. DHS Color Safe Shampoo & Rinse were developed to hold the color while providing excellent hair conditioning with enhanced hair thickening and ease of combing, while reducing drying time. Best used together for optimum benefits.
Q: Is this an antifungal shampoo?
A: DHS is specially formulated to treat conditions such as dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and psoriasis but Zinc Pyrithione has been shown to have antifungal properties.
Q: How long should this remain in the hair before rinsing?
A: We suggest letting the medicated shampoos remain on the scalp for approximately 3-5 minutes or as suggested by your dermatologist or primary care physician.
Q: How does it smell?
A: DHS Zinc Shampoo contains a mild botanical fragrance.
Q: Does it dry out your hair?
A: Our medicated shampoos should be used between 3-4 times a week or as suggested by your dermatologist or primary care physician. If this product is used in excess, it may cause potential drying of the scalp and hair.
Q: What type of conditioner can I use along with this?
A: We suggest using DHS Conditioning Rinse as it has been specially formulated to work with all our DHS products.
Q: How long does it take to get relief from itchiness?
A: Our medicated products are formulated to provide immediate relief of symptoms such as itching, redness and inflammation caused by dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, or psoriasis. However, it may take additional uses to notice any change depending on the severity of your condition.
Q: What's the strength of the Zinc Pyrithione?
A: DHS Zinc Shampoo contains 2% Zinc Pyrithione which is more than most leading zinc shampoos.
Q: Is this shampoo safe to use daily?
A: We suggest using our medicated shampoos no more than 3-4 times a week or as suggested by your dermatologist or primary care physician.
Q: What is the difference between the DHS SAL and DHS Zinc Shampoo?
A: DHS SAL Shampoo contains 3% Salicylic Acid which assists with psoriasis, dandruff, and seborrheic dermatitis. DHS Zinc Shampoo contains 2% Zinc Pyrithione which is a milder medicated shampoo and assists with conditions such as dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis.
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Zinc Pyrithione 2%, INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Purified Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, PEG-8 Distearate, Sodium Chloride, Hydroxylpropyl Methylcellulose, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Fragrance, Citric Acid, FD&C Yellow #6
DIRECTIONS: Shake well before using. Wet hair thoroughly: apply a liberal amount of DHS Zinc Shampoo and massage into lather/ Allow lather to remain on scalp for several minutes. Rinse hair well and repeat application. For best results use at least twice a week or as directed by a doctor.
Use: helps prevent recurrence of scalp itching and flaking associated with Seborrheic Dermatitis and Dandruff.
Ask a doctor before use is you have: Seborrheic Dermatitis that covers a large area of the body.
Caution: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes with water. Keep out of the reach of children. Keep at room temperature.
Stop use and ask a doctor if: Condition worsens or does not improve after regular use.
Keep out of reach of children: If swallowed, seek medical help, or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.