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Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser

Nioxin

Scalp Recovery Cleanser

33.8 oz

Item #: 2235091

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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
 
4.3

(based on 59 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (23)
  • Easy to use (17)
  • Cleans thoroughly (13)
  • Smells great (13)
  • Improves hair health (10)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Pricey (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (15)
  • Weekly use (9)
  • Men (6)
  • Women (5)
  • Fine hair (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (10), Wavy hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (13), Budget shopper (11), Survivalist / minimalist (10), Product junkie (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (20), 10 minutes (6)

Reviewed by 59 customers

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5.0

Works!

By Iknotay

from Los Angeles

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Adds Volume
  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scalp

    Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

    I use this for my scalp and it works great

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    4.0

    It really works

    By Turquoise

    from Hayward, Ca

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

    • Dries Hair Out

    Best Uses

    • Twice a week

    Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

    I love this it really help reduce my flakes. It does try your hair so follow with a deep conditioner. I didn't care so much for the conditioner the line comes with not nourishing for my hair type.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Great!

    By Mary

    from Suburban Chicago

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gets rid of very stubborn dandruff

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

        It is the only product out of MANY failures, that gets rid of his persistant dandruff problem.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Works Wonders!

        By Kiwi

        from Springfield, Pennsylvania

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adds Volume
        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Improves Hair Health

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

            I use this product about twice a week along with the scalp recovery conditioner. In between washes I use Renpure's Vanilla Mint Cleansing Conditioner. I love the total clean feeling that comes with washing my hair with this product. My hair type requires conditioner after use & if you're just starting use or have a damaged scalp, you can actually feel the products working...like a little *zing* on the trouble zones. I started using it about two months ago after my winter dandruff refused to go away & I would have open cuts on my scalp from the dryness/scratching and other products never fully resolved these issues or left my hair feeling manageable. Once out of the shower, I apply a detangler, coconut oil, leave in conditioner, and hair serum...as I do after every rinse. My hair air dries beautifully with it's use, even in wicked humidity! I haven't attempted much styling after it's use, but would assume it works just fine as well. I now buy this product before my current bottle runs out & plan to use it year round!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            I would buy this again.

            By Kris

            from SSP, MN

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly

            Cons

            • Doesn't Lather Well

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

            Works great.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            3.0

            mostly does the job

            By kams

            from Cleveland, Oh

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

            I tried this shampoo for my very dry scalp. I don't have dandruff but my scalp is always so itchy. For the most part this helps with that. I do have some itching but its minimal compared to what it was. time will tell if it gets better and continues to help. It's a bit expensive.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Didn't work for me

            By KC

            from Denver, CO

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Gentle

            Cons

            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

              I have psoriasis all over my scalp. This product did nothing mor than just clean my hair. The psoriasis is exactly the same as before, showed no improvement whatsoever.

               
              5.0

              works great

              By Mary

              from Pearland, TX

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Gentle
              • Improves Hair Health

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                  NA

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Buy jumbo at Ulta instead of at salons!

                  By Mom of a teen boy

                  from Texas

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Improves Hair Health

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Flaky Scalp
                    • Thicker Hair

                    Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                    I buy this product for my teenage son to help with his flaky scalp. The smell is not too strong for boys and it works to control the flakes! Buying the jumbo bottle at Ulta is a great bargain as opposed to the smaller more expensive bottles at salons.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    4.0

                    This is the only thing that works for my boyfriend.

                    By Reese

                    from Wv

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Gentle
                    • Improves Hair Health

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Lather Well

                    Best Uses

                    • Dandruff

                    Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                    Worked great for my boyfriend when he tried everything else.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

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                    8 Questions | 8 Answers
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                    • 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
                    • Q:

                      Is this shampoo clear or opaque?
                      Asked on 8/15/2016 by Tessa from Boston, MA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        It is opaque.

                        Answered on 9/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I'm looking for anti dandruff shampoo that wont fade color. This contains sulfates. Won't those fade color??
                      Asked on 8/8/2016 by Monica

                      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 8/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Does this product work for thinning hair? How does it compare to Nioxin 6. Do I need to use 3 products or can I get results with the use of 1 product? I do not have dandruff but I have thinning hair.
                      Asked on 2/28/2016 by Tazz from Michigan

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        The Scalp Recovery Cleanser is formulated for dry, itchy scalp. We suggest to use one of the Nioxin Systems, as they are designed for thinning hair and to keep the scalp environment healthy to promote new hair growth.

                        Answered on 3/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this with color treated hair?
                      Asked on 1/21/2016 by Dandruff control

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this shampoo provides moisture control & protection to color-treated hair.

                        Answered on 1/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Would this product help with thinning hair and less hair fall as it clears the scalp of dry flakes?
                      Asked on 7/10/2015 by Hair scare

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, that is correct!

                        Answered on 7/15/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                    • Q:

                      How soon do you see results after starting using this shampoo and do you need to buy a special conditioner or can you use another brand of conditioner? I have an inflamed scalp which gets worse
                      due to stress.
                      Asked on 6/18/2015 by Stressed bunny from San Diego, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        For best results, we recommend that you use the Scalp Recovery Moisturizing Conditioner along with the Scalp Recovery Cleanser. Typically, users notice some results within 1-2 weeks.

                        Answered on 6/22/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this safe for color treated hair? I'm concerned about color fading.
                      Asked on 5/30/2015 by Sam from Atlanta, GA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this shampoo provides moisture control & protection to color-treated hair.

                        Answered on 6/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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