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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 74 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (23)
  • Effective (23)
  • Improves hair health (20)
  • Easy to use (17)
  • Gentle (15)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (21)
  • Weekly use (9)
  • Fine hair (6)
  • Men (6)
  • Thick hair (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (13), Wavy hair (10), Very curly hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (19), Brand buyer (13), Budget shopper (11), Beauty conscious (8), Product junkie (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (20), 10 minutes (6)

Reviewed by 74 customers

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5.0

I would buy this product again

By Zoey

from Brighton

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

    Helps with psoriasis

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    I will buy this again

    By D.

    from Cary, NC

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Stops even the slightest scalp itchiness

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry, itchy scalp

      Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

      I just bought the shampoo and love it.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      I would buy this product agsin

      By Friendly

      from Lawrenceville GA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Improves Hair Health
      • Lathers Well

      Cons

      • Smells Bad

      Best Uses

      • Oily Hair

      Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

      For dry scalp use

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Got it for my husband he likes it

      By Bob

      from Bensalem Pa

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

        My husband's it get it for him all the time

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I will buy this!!!!

        By Reg

        from Nc

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Great Smell

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Seborrhea

          Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

          This product keeps my seborrhea under control

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Didn't work for me- Biolage is much better!

          By Suze

          from Fairfax, VA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Doesn't Lather Well
            • Greasy
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

              Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

              I get bad dandruff/dry scalp in the winter. I used to use Head & Shoulders but it didn't seem to do much. This was my first expensive dandruff shampoo purchase, and I really wanted to like it.. but didn't work at all. It doesn't seem to clean your hair, and it is very thick.. you almost have to use a regular shampoo on top of it for your hair to get thoroughly cleaned. Most importantly, it didn't do anything for my scalp, and almost seemed to make it worse. I switched to Biolage ScalpSync shampoo (which is actually cheaper!) and since then my dandruff is gone, and my hair feels so much more clean and soft.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again!

              By MeganS

              from Baltimore, Maryland

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Gentle

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Whenever I wash my hair

                Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                I use this product whenever showering. I have a sensitive scalp that other shampoos often made itch. Love this product!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Scalp recovery

                By Aj

                from Algonquin, IL

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Gentle
                • Improves Hair Health

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Hair
                  • Thicker Hair
                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                  Scalp psoriasis

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Wonderful Product!

                  By j

                  from Rancho Coedova, CA

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Oily Hair
                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                    Helped my scslp problem immensely.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    I buy it over and over again

                    By none

                    from diamond bar ca

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair
                      • Thicker Hair

                      Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

                      helps with my dry scalp

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair

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                      • 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
                      • 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
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