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Scientists have had a major break through by discovering the genetic make up of the fungus that causes dandruff. Malassezia globosa is a fungi that is genetically related to yeast , it lives on human skin and causes the itching and flaking associated with the condition. This discovery may help to explain why most anti dandruff shampoos are not very efficient at eliminating dandruff, as they do not contain the specific ingredients required to target this type of fungus .

Nizoral anti dandruff shampoo contains ketoconazole, a specific antifungal active ingredient that is clinically proven to be highly effective against the yeast that causes dandruff. Nizoral both treats and prevents dandruff and only needs to be used twice a week to begin with and then once weekly or less , to help manage dandruff without it being a daily chore.

Nizoral (60ml, £5.75) and Nizorelle shampoos (100ml, £4.99) are available is Boots, Sainsbury’s, Superdrug, large Tesco and Waitrose stores and leading pharmacies. Visit and

Nizoral anti-dandruff shampoo contains ketoconazole. Always read the leaflet.

For further information, Case studies or expert comment on the condition please contact:

Nikki Button

Spink Consumer Relations

Tel: 01444 484 888

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