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PHYTHEOL INTENSE  Dandruff Treatment Shampoo

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PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo

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Specially formulated to treat even the most severe cases of dandruff in record time. PHYTHEOL INTENSE rapidly eliminates stubborn dandruff for long-lasting results.

Best for Hair Types:
  • Straight
  • Wavy
  • Curly
  • Coily


Vegan and cruelty-free. No: Parabens, silicones, gluten, phthalates, mineral oils, talc, or petrochemicals.
On wet hair, apply a quarter-size amount and gently massage into a lather. Rinse. Repeat, leaving the lather on for four minutes. Rinse thoroughly. Use two to three times a week for one month as an intense treatment. Then, use once a week to maintain.
Active: Salicylic Acid, Inactive: Salix Alba Leaf Extract, Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Undecylenamidopropyl, Betaine, Sodium Citrate, PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl, Piroctone Olamine, Sodium Shale Oil Sulfonate, PEG-4 Rapeseedamide, Undecylenoyl Glycine, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Trigonella Foenum-Graecum Seed Extract, Alcohol Denat, Zanthoxylum Alatum Fruit Extract, Lentinus Edodes Extract, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Panthenol, Fragrance, Sodium Chloride, Polyquaternium-7, Tetrasodium EDTA, Oleyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate, Methylisothiazolinone, Thylchloroisothiazolinone.

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PhytoPHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo
 
4.3

(based on 40 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (27)
  • Improves hair health (20)
  • Gentle (13)
  • Lathers well (10)
  • Great smell (4)

Cons

  • Smells bad (12)
  • Dries hair out (8)
  • Harsh (4)
  • Doesn't lather well (3)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (4)
  • Oily hair (4)
  • Thick hair (4)
  • Curly hair (3)
  • Fine hair (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (20), Straight hair (12), Very curly hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (11), Beauty conscious (10), Product junkie (10)

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5.0

It WORKS

By Lulu

from Oakland, CA

Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

This is seriously the best dandruff shampoo. I can't figure out what causes my dandruff (I have eczema so I suspect that's part of the issue) and none of the over-the-counter products worked. Even the items I was prescribed by my dermatologist worked that well. But this works.
Sure, it doesn't smell good. But honestly, none of them do! But I don't care because it WORKED. Also, the size is on the small side but again, I don't care because it worked. Notice a theme? Worth the price and now on my favorites.

 
5.0

This really does work!

By Tracy C

from Minneapolis, MN

About Me Product Junkie

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Improves Hair Health
  • Reduces itch and flake on scalp

Cons

  • Smells Bad
  • Very fluid, easy to use too much

Best Uses

  • Dry, flaky, and/or itchy scalp
  • Once or twice a week

Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

If you have an itchy, flaky scalp due to any reason this stuff is the end of your search for products that actually work as intended. Yes, it stinks something nasty, that's the zinc in it, however, that smell only lasts a few seconds and compared to scratching my head constantly and wondering if my flakes can be seen I will take those few seconds of smell. I actually only have to use it once or twice a week and the first time I used it, it worked. It is not thick at all though, so you have to watch your pour. I found onto my head instead of my hand worked best.

  • Hair Type:
  • Wavy Hair
 
5.0

The search is over!

By Cass

from Arcata, CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Does What Its Meant To
  • Lathers Well

Cons

  • Doesn't Clean Hair Well
  • Dries Hair Out
  • Harsh

Best Uses

  • Prone to Dandruff/Scalp Abnormalities

Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

After I started getting dandruff about 2 years ago I've been trying every product out there to get rid of it! So far, this shampoo is the only thing that has worked! At first I used it several times per week to get rid of the dandruff. Now, I use it about once per week to keep the dandruff from returning! Make sure to use your own shampoo first because this stuff doesn't really clean your hair very well. I do that and then I skip the rinse and repeat step in the directions on the bottle.

  • Hair Type:
  • Straight Hair
 
2.0

I won't buy again...

By Jess

from PA

About Me Professional Stylist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Volume
  • Cleans Thoroughly

Cons

  • Smells Bad

Best Uses

  • Thinner Hair

Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

Bought this based on reviews, and for how much I paid, I didn't like it. It smells bad and didn't calm down my scalp at all.

  • Hair Type:
  • Wavy Hair
 
5.0

Miracle worker

By Karen S

from Akron Ohio

About Me Minimalist

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Stops Flakes
  • Stops itching

Cons

  • Dries Hair Out

Best Uses

    Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

    My dandruff was so bad I couldn't even move my head without flakes piling up on my shirt. My scalp itched so bad as well. I had used several kinds of dandruff shampoos and treatments with no help. Phytheol has been THE ONLY thing that has worked. I noticed a difference after the first wash. I am 5 washes in and not flakes or itching at all. Thank you so much!

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best Dandruff Shampoo

    By fatash

    from Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Improves Hair Health

    Cons

    • Doesn't Lather Well

    Best Uses

    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

    I tried using multiple dandruff treatments (Head and Shoulders, Neutrogena T-Gel, etc) to try and cure the dandruff disaster occurring on top of my head during the winter months. I figured the drugstore options were not working for me, so I opted to look in Ulta.

    This shampoo is a godsend. Within two weeks, the flakes dramatically decreased and the itchiness was subsiding. (Note: I only shampoo 2-3 times a week because my hair is color treated.) You do have to follow the directions to get a good later. So wash it once through your roots regularly how you would with any other shampoo, rinse it out automatically, and then add ANOTHER palm size amount to work into your roots. The second time will give you a much better lather. It sucks because it feels like you're wasting some product, but it is worth it. I will continue using this and feel encouraged to buy other products from this company because of it.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Theee best!

    By Maya

    from Pittsburgh

    Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

    I keep buying this and for the first time since I was a kid, my dandruff stays away for at least two weeks before I get a tiny bit itchy and have to use this again.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    BEST DANDRUFF SHAMPOO EVER

    By APG

    from Florida

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Removes Dandruff

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Oily Hair

    Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

    I've had really bad dandruff for most of my teenage and adult life and have tried SO MANY dandruff products that have not worked until now. I've washed my hair two times in one week and it almost completely removed my itchy, oily, red flakes! Only downfall is how small the bottle is and the price.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    It's the only shampoo that works

    By Just a girl

    from Wisconsin

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Improves Hair Health

    Cons

    • Dries Hair Out
    • Smells Bad

    Best Uses

    • Dandruff control

    Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

    So it smells not so great- still it's the only product to date that truly controls my extreme dandruff problem itchyness and flakes! You're going to want to condition your hair because it removes like all the oils.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Pricy for flake freeness

    By Chomp Life

    from Tallassee, AL

    Comments about Phyto PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo:

    Very pricy for such a small bottle. Purchased due to severe dry scalp from years of coloring. After first use, it stripped my red coloring from my hair (I use a white towel to dry my hair and it was red all over), shampoo is watered down and not thick like shampoo normally is. Did not produce suds well but i did notice less flakes which might be a good thing. I also had to use a lot of product on my shoulder length thick head of hair.

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    • Q:

      Can you use this product with Kertatin treated hair.
      Asked on 5/10/2018 by Skincare buff from California

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Hello! PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo is a treatment to defeat the most severe cases of dry or oily dandruff while soothing and irritated scalp. Please be advised that use 2 x or 3 x a week for 1 month as an intense treatment. Then, use 1 x a week to maintain.You may use the product with Keratin treated hair.

        Answered on 5/22/2018 by Official Answer from Phyto from Brand Answer
    • Q:

      Is this a cruelty free brand?
      Asked on 4/24/2018 by Steph from Madison, WI

      2 answers

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Hi! Phyto do not engage in animal testing.

        Answered on 5/22/2018 by Official Answer from Phyto from Brand Answer
      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Hello,

        Please kindly be advised that PHYTO is a cruelty-free brand.We do not engage in animal testing.

        Answered on 4/25/2018 by Brand Expert from Phyto
    • Q:

      Hi. I'm curious what the difference is between this and the phyto moisturizing scalp exfoliating shampoo. I have previously purchased the Intense one with great results, but since the price and instructions on usage are the same and the bottle is bigger on the other, I was wondering if they would work similarly. Thank you.
      Asked on 4/2/2018 by maya from Pittsburgh.

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Hello,

        Please kindly be advised that PHYTEOL INTENSE DANDRUFF SHAMPOO is a treatment for dandruff and itchy scalp. Use 2x 3x a week for a month as an intense treatment. Then ,use 1x a week to maintain. Alternate with frequent use of shampoo of your condition such as PHYTEOL DRY hair and scalp exfoliating shampoo relieves dry and itchy scalp with a soothing blend of natural botanicals.

        Answered on 4/3/2018 by Brand Expert from Phyto
    • Q:

      What product is best to follow this shampoo? I see masks but not specifically for dandruff.
      Asked on 3/29/2018 by MARIA from WA

      1 answer

      • CUSTOMER CARE

        A:

        Hello,

        Please kindly be advised that PHYTEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo may be used 2 x or 3 x a week for 1 month as an intense treatment. If you do have Dandruff oily scalp you may use PHYTEOL OILY moustirizing scalp exfoliating shampoo . If you do have dry hair, you may use PHYTEOL DRY shampoo 1 x or 2 x a week as an alternative.
        You may follow up your routine with PHYTOJOBA MASK intense hydrating brilliance mask for dry hair.

        Answered on 3/30/2018 by Brand Expert from Phyto
    • Q:

      Is this product color safe? I recently colored my hair and do not want it to fade or change color from this product.
      Asked on 7/15/2017 by Pepper from undisclosed

      1 answer

      • Brand Expert

        A:

        Our PHYTHEOL INTENSE Dandruff Treatment Shampoo is color safe. All of our shampoos are color safe.

        We do not use chemical solvents for cleansing, but rather a coconut oil derived cleanser. That it is why it is color safe and chemically treated safe!

        -PHYTO Paris

        Answered on 7/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Phyto Paris
    • Q:

      Is this good on normally dry hair?
      Asked on 9/25/2016 by Linda

      1 answer

      • Staff Expert

        A:

        Yes, you can use this shampoo on hair that is prone to dryness. However, please note that this is not a daily shampoo, and should be alternated with your daily shampoo. Use two to three times a week for one month as an intense treatment. Then, use once a week to maintain. A great daily shampoo for you would be the Phytojoba Intense Hydration Brillance Shampoo. Enjoy!

        Answered on 9/26/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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