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DHS Tar Gel Shampoo

DHS Tar Gel Shampoo

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Mildly scented version of the original DHS Tar Shampoo.

  • Rich-lathering gel formula deep cleans while relieving discomfort
  • Rinses clean with a light, pleasant scent
  • Designed for control of even chronic scalp conditions
  • Refined coal tar formula provides maximum therapeutic benefit
  • Promotes a healthy scalp while calming itching and irritation
  • PABA free

    Frequently Asked Questions


    Q: I need a product to help with my severely dry scalp.  I’ve tried other brands that smell "medicated”.  Do you have something that might be more pleasing to my nose?

    A: Yes.  DHS Tar Gel Shampoo, like our original DHS Tar Shampoo, is not only designed to help calm irritated skin and promote a healthy scalp, but it has an added mild lemon scent.


    Q: Are the medicated shampoos meant 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: Do you carry any products that would be appropriate for treating Folliculitis?

    A: The symptoms of folliculitis, or inflammation at the base of the hair follicles, may be improved with use of our DHS Tar Shampoo.  Since only a doctor can diagnose your condition, we recommend talking with your doctor or dermatologist to determine the best course of treatment for your symptoms.


    Q: Is this shampoo 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: What does the scented version smell like?

    A: DHS Tar Gel Shampoo contains a mild lemon fragrance that helps mask the harsh Coal Tar scent.


    Q: What’s the difference between DHS Tar Gel and DHS Tar Shampoo?

    A: DHS Tar Gel contains a mild lemon fragrance and has a thicker gel consistency. Whereas the DHS Tar Shampoo does not contain added fragrance.


    Q: How does this compare with the Zinc version? Is it more effective? What's the difference?

    A: The DHs Zinc Shampoo is our mildest medicated shampoo, while DHS Tar/ Tar Gel Shampoo is our strongest medicated shampoo meant for severe cases of seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis. We suggest consulting with you dermatologist or primary care physician to see what’s right for you.


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    ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: 2.9% Solubilized Coal Tar Extract (0.5% Coal Tar), INACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Purified Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, PEG-8 Distearate, Sodium Chloride, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Fragrance, Citric Acid

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