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Head First Pre-Cleanser

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The first step to unlocking your hair’s true potential. As the name suggests, this one's for diving in Head First and setting you up for success.

Get ready for the ultimate scalp refresh. Say goodbye to oil and dirt build-up as you dive deep into a clean scalp.

Our Pre-Cleanser gently purifies and refreshes, helping to remove impurities and build-up that can weigh your hair down. Head First will prepare your scalp for the perfect shampoo experience, allowing your hair to thrive from the roots up.


Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C): Ascorbic Acid, also known as Vitamin C, provides antioxidant protection by helping to shield the hair and scalp from free radicals and environmental damage. It also assists in maintaining a healthy scalp by balancing oil production, reducing dandruff, and soothing scalp irritation.

Lactic Acid: Lactic acid is a gentle form of Alpha-Hydroxy-Acid (AHA) known for its exfoliating properties helping to gently remove dead skin cells and unclog pores. In haircare, lactic acid can help to dissolve product build-up, enhance shine, improve manageability, and maintain the pH balance of the scalp and hair, which is important for the overall health of the hair. Lactic acid can contribute to a healthier scalp, improved hair condition, and enhanced manageability. Its gentle nature makes it suitable for all skin and hair types, including sensitive skin.

Glycolic Acid: Glycolic acid is another of form of Alpha-Hydroxy-Acid (AHA) which helps to gently exfoliate the scalp, removing dead skin cells, excess oil, and product build-up whilst rebalancing the scalp. Glycolic acid can play a valuable role in haircare by promoting a healthy scalp environment, improving hair strength and texture, and enhancing the effectiveness of other haircare products.

Fruit Extracts: Experience a blend of fruit extracts to help revitalise and nourish your scalp. 

Blueberry Extract helps promotes hair growth and soothes the scalp, providing antioxidant protection for nourished and hydrated hair. Sugarcane Extract is a natural source of Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) which gently exfoliates and hydrates, while Lemon Extract cleanses with its refreshing scent and natural antibacterial properties. Sugar Maple Extract helps condition, adds shine, and reduces brittleness. 

Together, these fruit extracts work together to promote a happier scalp and healthier hair.

  1. Divide your dry hair into sections.
  2. Spray the product directly onto your scalp, making sure to cover it thoroughly.
  3. Gently massage your scalp with the All-Rounder Scalp Brush to stimulate and activate, helping to remove impurities.
  4. Leave the product on for 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Rinse your hair well with warm water.
  6. Follow with skelp! Cleansing Shampoo for best results.

Aqua, Alcohol Denat., Chondrus Crispus Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Coco-Glucoside, Lactic Acid, Glycolic Acid, Polysorbate 20, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Piroctone Olamine, Ascorbic Acid, Santalum Spicata Wood Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia Peel Oil, Backhousia Citriodora Leaf Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Citral, Limonene.

  • Suitable for all hair types including coloured and chemically treated hair. 
  • Good scalp. Good Health. Good Hair: Healthy hair starts with a healthy scalp. 
  • Helps address common concerns such as oiliness, dryness, and flakiness. 
  • Preps scalp and hair for maximum results before shampooing.  
  • Works to help balance the scalp microbiome to support overall scalp health. 
  • Deep-cleansing properties helps remove buildup and impurities. 
  • AHA’s gently exfoliate the scalp, eliminating dead skin cells, excess oil, and product build-up. 
  • Free from sulphates, parabens, and silicones 
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      Removes oil and dirt build up and refreshens skin on scalp before using shampoo

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      Keeps your head clean and soothes and restores skin on scalp

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      Rich in moisture and instantly delivers lasting hydration and volume

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      Antibacterial healer which controls oil production and reduces scalp inflammation

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    TIANA * * * * *

    "I don't currently use a pre-cleanse as part of my hair care regime but I have found that using Head First (Pre-Cleanser) has really helped clean my scalp."

    KRISTEN * * * * *

    'I don't have dandruff but my scalp gets really dry and I have found that this product really moisturises my scalp even though it's only been a couple of weeks."

    ASHLEY * * * * *

    "My hair gets really oily and I have to wash almost everyday but after using the Duo Kit, the oiliness has lessened and I can hold off on washing for at least 3 days!"
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