The 2018 Guide – How To Pass The Hair Drug Test

image of hair follicleNeed to pass a hair drug test? You’ve probably heard there’s no way to beat it, but that’s not the case. Here’s how you can get the result you want (click each one to learn more).

Best Ways To Beat The Hair Test

Note about the timeline: Most hair follicle tests go back 90 days. However, there are hair tests that can detect drugs up to one year. The hair tests that can test up to a year aren’t used often; they are typically reserved for legal situations. We suggest you research which type of the test you’ll be taking beforehand.

The Shaving Option (You might get a laugh)

You can shave all the hair off your body. Okay, we understand this wasn’t a solution you were hoping for. Nonetheless, it’s important to discuss because it works.


Let’s assume you’ve been smoking for the last three months (heavily). You’re informed on Tuesday that you’ll have a hair test the following Monday.

If you shave off all your hair on Tuesday night, you can give your hair sample on Monday and have a strong chance of passing.

Why does it work?

Shaving your entire body will give you a 5-7 day window to pass the test. It’s because your hair needs approximately one week to detect anything.

Is it practical?

While the method works, it’s far from reasonable. You have to be willing to confront a doctor and keep a straight face about why you are completely bald (maybe you’re a swimmer?).

You’ll also have to deal with your current employer. They probably just interviewed you and saw hair on your body. It’s probably going to be an awkward first day when you walk in without hair.

Note: If you don’t have a hair sample to give for your test, the lab will usually ask for a urine sample. The bad news is you still need to pass your hair screening. The good news is the urine test is much easier to swing in your favor. Click here to read about how to pass a urine test.

Can’t pull it off?

Not digging the shaving option? We highly recommend a detox shampoo.

Aloe Rid Detox Shampoo (Most Reliable)

image of old style aloe ridHonestly, most hair detox shampoos will let you down. If you’ve spent any time in the forums you’ll see story after story about failed attempts. To be honest, most shampoos have claimed to work but were simply a to make some shady money. (fucking people knew the shit didn’t work).


The good news is that there is one detox shampoo available today that ACTUALLY WORKS. It’s called

Old Style Aloe Rid Detox (ONLY the old version)

DO NOT get screwed into buying the newer version (I’ve seen it on Amazon, etc). It will NOT work! The old one works because it can get inside the hair follicle and remove of all the drug toxins.

The Bad News

Aloe Rid is extremely difficult to find and get your hands on. The only place you can buy the old version is from


Unfortunately, The Aloe Rid Shampoo isn’t cheap. That said, it’s hands down the BEST option you have. Put it this way: If you can’t afford it then your reason for wanting to pass your hair test must not be strong enough.

But if you’ve been offered a dream job (or any other compelling reason) and NEED TO PASS then it’s well worth the money.

Click here to view Aloe Rid’s current price.

The Occasional Smoker Loophole (Good For VERY Light Users)

The emphasis here is VERY, as in a very light pot smoker. If that sounds like you then you may be in luck when it comes to the hair test loophole.

Disclaimeruse the following advice at your own risk. We are not responsible for the result.

How much of a particular thing have you done over the past 90 days?

For this example, we will stick with smoking. Let’s say you only smoked one time in the past three months, and it was one hit out of a pipe (meaning a small amount). You will more than likely pass your test.

Why does that mean you will likely pass?

The test is looking for prolonged use. You’ll test positive when you use certain things over a stretch of a few days (or heavily on one day).

Example: you smoke a bowl a night for four days straight. Your chances of testing positive increase because you’re providing the test with a “clump” of usage. Essentially, you’re creating a spike for the small time interval of four days.

Alternatively, you will more than likely fail if you consumed a high amount, even though it was used on one occasion. Let’s say you smoked more than 0.5 gram on one night, and that was the only time you smoked over the course of 90 days. You are not looking good because you’ve created a similar situation to the person who smoked over four days. There’s a “clump” of usage that creates a spike. That’s an easy catch for the hair test.

What If I Don’t Have Enough Hair?

shave head to passUnless your entire body is bald, the lab will find some hair to use for the test. If your head is shaved then the lab will look elsewhere. They can use the following:

  • Armpit hair
  • Back or chest hair
  • Arm hair (rare)

As mentioned earlier, the lab will more than likely ask you to take a urine screening as an alternative. The good part news is the urine test is much easier to pass. Check out our page on how you can pass your urine test.

How The Hair Test Works

Quest Diagnostics is the leading facility for screenings in America. Watch the video below as they outline the hair test from their perspective.

A hair follicle drug test is a popular way to see if you have been doing “bad things.” The hair test can detect up to 90 days, which is much longer than the commonly used urine test. If you’ve been asked to take a hair follicle test then expect to have a portion of your hair removed.

Total Detox Friend (AVOID)

Total Detox Friend will not help you pass your hair drug test. They’re not interested in your result, yet some people believe it will help.

Do not buy Hair Detox Friend.

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