Does Selsun Blue contain silicones?

So I am really wanting to go sulfate and silicone free. However my scalp (and eyebrows) have the tendency to flake. Well, they used to. A few months ago on a whim I decided to try Selsun Blue (well, the store brand). And it worked, I haven't had flakes (I can ruffle my hair, and not get a snow storm lol) since I started using it. And I have tried other dandruff shampoos that didn't work, like Head and Shoulders, Clear, etc. They all have Pyrithione Zinc as their active ingredient. I've tried T-gel, vinegar, just conditioner washing. But the only thing that has worked has been the Selsun Blue. I know it has sulfates, but what about silicones?

Active Ingredient: Selenium Sulfide

Inactive: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, acrylates copolymer, TEA-lauryl sulfate, cocamidopropyl betaine, citric acid, fragrance, ammonium chloride, DMDM Hydantoin, menthol, sodium hydroxide, magesium aluminum silicate, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, blue 1, red 33

The first one I tried was the Dollar General brand with aloe (which I just discovered has dimethicone). And the one I am using now is the Walmart brand of the medicated. Both stopped flakes, but with this one my scalp and hair feel dirty sooner than the other one. I don't know if the menthol has anything to do with that or not. Or it might be because it's summer and I'm sweating more? But anyway are their hidden silicones in this product?

And if I continue to use this product how do I wash it on just my scalp without my hair getting it? And another thing I'm wondering...since I know that apparently, Selenium Sulfide works for me. Is there some sort of alternative to it, like a vitamin or anything? If for example their isn't silicones in it now, but years down the road they put some in, I want a backup plan lol.

Sorry for this being long, and thanks for any help.
There aren't any hidden or otherwise silicones in the ingredients list you posted.
Selsun Blue is my SD savior. When it starts acting up it works like a charm.

I believe the red cap one is silicone free, the green "moisturizing" one has cones.

Try coating the length of your hair in conditioner, then applying Selsun Blue only to the roots. The conditioner will help protect your hair from the sulfates in the SB.
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I've developed a scalp problem just over a month ago, and this is the only thing that has really helped with the flakes. My ingredients list is the same as your's, no Silicones. I wet my hair, cover the length in conditioner, and use the selsun only on my scalp. I leave all that on for a few minutes, rinse it all out, then condition again as I usually would. My hair is quite dry so I need the second conditioning, you might not.
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I have quite the flaky scalp going on so in going to try this shampoo, thanks!

Lately I've been doing sugar scrubs, but they don't seem to keep the flakes away for that long.

I agree with coating your hair on either conditioner or oil before the shampoo.

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I have quite the flaky scalp going on so in going to try this shampoo, thanks!

Lately I've been doing sugar scrubs, but they don't seem to keep the flakes away for that long.

I agree with coating your hair on either conditioner or oil before the shampoo.
Originally Posted by waterlily716
I tried using oil at first, but it wasn't enough protection for me. I know it's the opposite for some people though, with oil doing a better job than conditioner. Before using the Selsun I had tried sugar scrubs, olive oil, nature's gate teatree shampoo, and Nizoral. For me, none of these other options kept the flakes away for longer than a day at most, and my hair was only used to being washed twice a week before this started.
2c/3a, dense, fairly coarse, normal porosity and elasticity, bsl curly, WL wet
Low poo: Giovanni 50 50
Co-wash: down under naturals, tresume naturals
RO: AOHR
LI: Giovanni Direct, Desert Essence curl cream
Stylers: kccc, HE smu, brhg
Oils: coconut, argan or evoo
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I have quite the flaky scalp going on so in going to try this shampoo, thanks!

Lately I've been doing sugar scrubs, but they don't seem to keep the flakes away for that long.

I agree with coating your hair on either conditioner or oil before the shampoo.
Originally Posted by waterlily716

Yup I have been using a combo of sugar scrubs and coconut oil. They help, but not a ton, so I think I might try a shampoo. :P not a huge fan of shampoo though, so I have considered going to the dermatologist.

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Yeah, I can't wait till I can just go back to my sulfate free shampoo.
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Low poo: Giovanni 50 50
Co-wash: down under naturals, tresume naturals
RO: AOHR
LI: Giovanni Direct, Desert Essence curl cream
Stylers: kccc, HE smu, brhg
Oils: coconut, argan or evoo

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