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Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser

Nioxin

Scalp Recovery Cleanser

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Size:6.8 oz

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Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser anti-dandruff shampoo. Relieves the symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, scalp related problems such as scalp irritation, flaking, dryness & itching. Provides moisture control & protection to color-treated hair.

1% pyrithione zinc to prevent and relieve symptoms caused by scalp conditions. Green tea polyphenols help soothe and add moisture over time to the scalp.
Massage onto wet scalp and hair. Rinse well. Use daily for maximum dandruff control.
Active Ingredients: Pyrithione Zinc. Inactive Ingredients: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamide MEA, Zinc Carbonate, Glycol Distearate, Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Hydrochloric Acid, Magnesium Sulfate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Benzoate, Fragrance, DMDM Hydantoin, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Menthol, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Magnesium Carbonate Hydroxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Yeast Extract, Lecithin, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Biotin/Folic Acid/Cyanocobalamin/Niacinamide/Pantothenic Acid/Pyridoxine/Riboflavin/Thiamine/Yeast Polypeptides, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment.

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NioxinScalp Recovery Cleanser
 
4.4

(based on 86 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (35)
  • Improves hair health (29)
  • Effective (23)
  • Gentle (19)
  • Easy to use (17)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (6)
  • Pricey (5)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Doesn't lather well (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (25)
  • Weekly use (9)
  • Fine hair (8)
  • Oily hair (8)
  • Thick hair (8)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (19), Wavy hair (15), Very curly hair (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (20), 10 minutes (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (23), Beauty conscious (14), Brand buyer (13), Budget shopper (11), Product junkie (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 86 customers

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5.0

Amazing

By Kaylene

from Hurricane utah

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Improves Hair Health
  • Lathers Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

    Great product for dry scalp

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    I would buy again

    By Kathy jo

    from Platte City Mo

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Great Smell
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Oily Hair

      Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

      Uses it 3 times a week to control itching & flakes

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love This Product

      By Lindsey

      from Louisiana

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Gentle
      • Great Smell
      • Improves Hair Health

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

        I love Scalp Recovery. It has been the only product that has truly improved my scalp. It's worth giving it a try.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        It works!

        By Beckyrae

        from Michigan

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Improves Hair Health

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

            I've been suffering with dry/flaky scalp for a few years on and off and this past year it became so itchy and flaky I was at my wits end. I tried this and the conditioner when I happened upon it on a google search. It works. After 2 uses (in one week, I wash every 3 days or so) my flakes were gone, itching gone. I'm pretty shocked but it works. Smell is not great but doesn't last on the hair. 5 stars!

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This product was AWESOME!

            By Lacey

            from Portland, OR

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Gentle
            • Improves Hair Health

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dry scalp

              Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

              I use this product alongside the conditioner and my scalp has never been better! No more flakes or irritation, it's a miracle! Never been so satisfied with a product.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Probably won't buy it again

              By Sandi

              from Washington state

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Gentle

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

              Hasn't stopped the itching.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome product!!!!!!

              By Momzilla's makeup

              from San Dimas Ca

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                  I was in desperate need of something that would get rid of my dandruff and super itchy scalp. This stuff is amazing and doesn't smell bad at all! I literally saw and felt results within the second wash!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

                  (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Works awesome

                  By Kton

                  from Missouri

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Improves Hair Health

                  Cons

                  • Expensive

                  Best Uses

                  • Oily Hair

                  Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                  This works great on my daughters hair. She has seborrheic dermatitis and it ha's completely eliminated the problem.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Huge Improvement after only a few washes

                  By Murtry

                  from The Rockies

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Shine
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Lathers Well

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Lots of fine hair
                    • Psoriasis/Eczema

                    Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                    We live in a dry climate at high elevation. Purchased for my 11yo daughter to stop the itch/burn of eczema/psoriasis. Her hairdresser recommended it and Ulta staff agreed. It works!! Have tried many other products but flakey, itchy scalp persisted; not with Nioxin. Foams up, reaches the scalp and rinses out easily. No significant smell. Yeah! Does not dry out her hair or make it look "endy" like the other products. She has lots of fine, straightish hair to the small of her back and it is no easy job to wash her hair. With this product, she may be able to do it herself. Thank you Nioxin. We will be purchasing the largest size next time.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent product!

                    By Coralline

                    from Chicago

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Gentle
                    • Improves Hair Health

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Thinner Hair

                      Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                      I've used this product three times already and I can see a big improvement! After I had my son I started to get dandruff and it was so uncomfortable, itchy and dry and I used Head and Shoulders and I didn't see any change. So I walked into Ulta asked for help and the lovely young lady directed me to it. My scalp isn't as dry and itchy as it was before using it. I can tell it will greatly improve when I'm done with it!

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair

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                      • Q:

                        Does Nioxin contain sulfate I'm allergic to sulfate
                        Asked on 7/5/2017 by Bec from Morton IL

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          This product contains sulfates. Please refer to the Ingredients list for details.

                          Answered on 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        So does it have to be used with the nioxin conditioner to work or can I mix & match with the Joico moisture recovery (blue bottle) conditioner to help battle my other hair needs this summer?
                        Asked on 6/11/2017 by Phemay from Rochester, NY

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Although Nioxin recommends using this product in conjunction with the Nioxin System Kit for best results, you can certainly integrate this product into your existing haircare regimen and still see great results. :-)

                          Answered on 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Would this product help with scalp psoriasis? I seen a lot of positive reviews saying it does.
                        Asked on 5/24/2017 by Jasonc from 46036

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          It relieves the symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, scalp related problems such as scalp irritation, flaking, dryness & itching, so it could help! We would suggest consulting your physician prior to use if you have a diagnosed condition.

                          Answered on 5/26/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        How does it smell? Is it fragrance free?
                        Asked on 3/6/2017 by les from Memphis

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser features a subtle peppermint scent.

                          Answered on 3/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I am currently using the Nioxin 1 system (shampoo, conditioner, and treatment) and am getting very dry hair with lots of dandruff even after daily use of that product. Would this be right for me to stop the dandruff and flakes? Also, would I be able to use this product as well as the nioxin 1 system together? Or only this?
                        Asked on 2/6/2017 by Ali from Toronto, canada

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          We recommend to discontinue use and please consult your physician.

                          Answered on 3/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        How soon can this product be used after a relaxer?
                        Asked on 2/5/2017 by Itchy from Houston

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Please refer to the relaxer usage directions or please contact the manufacturer of your relaxer.

                          Answered on 3/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Does this product help with oily dandruff or just the flaky kind?
                        Asked on 12/23/2016 by ajr3009 from Severn, MD

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          It relieves the symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis, too!

                          Answered on 12/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        how many times a week do i have to use this shampoo? and My hair is greasy but I suffer from dandruff will help me this product or make my hair much greasier?
                        Asked on 11/30/2016 by trinityadone26 from snellville,ga

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Nioxin recommends daily use for best results.

                          Answered on 12/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I'm wondering if this shampoo is safe for hair that has been keratin-treated. I'm assuming no, since there is sulfate listed in the ingredients, but I just want to make sure.
                        Asked on 10/17/2016 by LauraEmily from Hackensack, NJ

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Nioxin states that this product is safe to use on color-treated hair. However, if you have concerns, it is always advisable to review the ingredients list with your salon stylist to be sure.

                          Answered on 10/25/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Does the 6.8oz bottle have the total twist off and on top (where you have to completely remove the top to dispense the product), or the half tab that most shampoos and conditioner have?
                        Asked on 9/13/2016 by PickYourPoison from NJ

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          The Nioxin Scalp recovery Cleanser has the half tab style dispenser.

                          Answered on 9/16/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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