it would be great if right now, at this moment i could tell you that we’ve found the cure for dandruff. that would be great, wouldn’t it? but i can’t say that – though do know we are keeping our ears to the ground for the genius that eventually does and will let you know as soon as we know. despite the bated breath we hold with you, what i can tell you is that is in the meantime we’ve been testing out dandruff, scalp dermatitis and mild psoriasis shampoos and have found a gem which we gladly deliver to you in the form of this review for Jason Dandruff Relief 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner.
when it comes to hair products that work and especially for “special” cases, we know you want to know the goods without the
flakes fluff so we’ll get straight to the point. we tested this 2-in-1 on two different scalps and hair types – one that suffers from dandruff (type 3 curly hair) and one that battles dry scalp (type 4 kinky hair; my hair) and every time we used it, little fairies sang all around us.
the side effects of dandruff shampoos can lead to smelly, dry hair and and even dryer scalp, so we thought going as close as we could to the natural route just might deliver better results. what’s so special about this medicated formula is that it both cleanses and conditions at the same time meaning you are not left with that rusty train track hair that most dandruff shampoos bless you with. and yes we know; a 2-in-1 sounds so retro, so cheap and so bad – we can admit that. but trust us, this ain’t your mama’s 2-in-1 dandruff shampoo. sulfate and paraben free, it’s low lather (score for curls and naturally dry hair) and is formulated with jojoba and olive oils leaving your hair soft and supple feeling. the active ingredient is pyrithione zinc which helps to control dandruff and itchiness.
we’re just gonna go ahead and put this out here – Jason Dandruff Relief 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner is amazing. it didn’t feel like we were using a “special” shampoo for our sensitive scalp issues at all. we know what you are thinking, “But what does it smell like?!”. like the marsha brady of dandruff shampoos – like the pretties bottle of dandruff shampoo you can imagine. like what all medicated shampoos should smell like – soft, slightly floral and pretty (fragrance is the last ingredient in case you are wondering). after using this, our scalps felt clean and our hair soft and smelled great. using this shampoo was definitely an experience unlike other treatment shampoos that’s for sure. no medicine-y smell, no street tar funk, no crazy price tag. just good old fashion results from a brown bottle. we are a few months in and with only healthy scalps to show for it, we are thinking some sort of open letter may be in the works here. we often get asked what’s the best dandruff shampoo for african american hair. our answer is the same one that’s the best for all hair types and we think we may have found the one. one wash and our dry and itchy scalps are gone?! two washes and no signs of dandruff flakes?! it’s truly unbelievable. nothing short of amazing people.
we love both the Jason Dandruff Relief 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner (great for guys for for those of you who want to skip the wash out conditioner step) and the original Jason Dandruff Relief Shampoo which is fortified with MSM, olive, jojoba and rosemary oils and colloidal sulfur. the original shampoo works great on scalps that also suffer from scalp dermatitis and mild psoriasis – even a bit better than the 2-in-1 since it has sulfur as an active ingredient. be warned though, the smell of sulfur comes through the original, which is why we find the 2-in-1 to be a bit more appealing though you can’t go wrong with either choice. we have a special place in our hearts and cabinets for Jason Dandruff Relief 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner.