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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
 
4.4

(based on 78 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (27)
  • Effective (23)
  • Improves hair health (23)
  • Easy to use (17)
  • Gentle (16)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (23)
  • Weekly use (9)
  • Fine hair (7)
  • Men (6)
  • Oily hair (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (15), Wavy hair (12), Very curly hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (21), Brand buyer (13), Budget shopper (11), Beauty conscious (10), Product junkie (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (20), 10 minutes (6)

Reviewed by 78 customers

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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
     
    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

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      It works!!!

      By cinnabunny81

      from houston, tx

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Great Smell

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

          i've avoided dandruff shampoos because every single one of them dries my hair out and makes it much more coarse, Consequently that also means that i have huge flakes. since my hair is already dry to begin with i don't wash it every day and this sometimes makes my dander even worse to the point that my dander is all over shoulders, chair, floor, on my hair strands...it's extremely embarrassing! and i'm always apologizing to one of my hairdresser for how much dander that is left on the cape (again very embarrassing). i've tried H&S several times and it does nothing. my stylist recommended Nioxin & holy moly it works!! it didn't dry my hair out too bad. it actually fixed the dander issue in just one try. no clumps of dander, no huge giant flakes, no itchiness, no dander mess all over me or my floor. it is a wonderful relief and wish i had found this sooner!

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          By Edna

          from Mcallen texas

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Shine
          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Improves Hair Health

          Cons

          • Dries Hair Out

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Oily Hair

          Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          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 2 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 Goldsboro 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

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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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