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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 62 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (23)
  • Easy to use (17)
  • Cleans thoroughly (14)
  • Smells great (13)
  • Improves hair health (12)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (17)
  • Weekly use (9)
  • Men (6)
  • Women (5)
  • Fine hair (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (10), Wavy hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (13), Survivalist / minimalist (12), Budget shopper (11), Beauty conscious (3), Product junkie (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (20), 10 minutes (6)

Reviewed by 62 customers

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4.0

So far so good

By Jenn

from Keizer, OR

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Feels soft
  • Lathers Well

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

      I have psoriasis on my scalp and I don't use the medical grade stuff because I am a red head and am already sunburn prone. I have tried many different shampoos over the years and so far it seems to be working. I was having a really bad flair up with full on scales and red patches. It calmed my scalp after the first use and I have used it 2 more times since. We'll see how it goes.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      4.0

      Love it but pricey

      By Michelle

      from Nashville

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Smell
      • Improves Hair Health
      • Lathers Well

      Cons

      • Pricey

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

      My scalp gets quite dry around this time of year. Someone recommended this product to me. After the first use, my hair was considerably less itchy/dry. I highly, highly recommend this product if you have a few extra dollars to spend on shampoo.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Works after 1st use!!

      By koala bear

      from Glendora, CA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Gentle
      • Improves Hair Health

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Nioxin Scalp Recovery Cleanser:

        I never had dry and itchy scalp! It was getting to a point where I couldnt stand it anymore! Kind of embarrassing. :-/ So since head and shoulders wasnt doing the trick anymore I tried this product and I'm so glad I did!! It works instantly!! I'm so happy! Not only did the flakes go away but my hair felt and looked cleaner, my scalp looked normal! AND the itch was GONE! I would buy this product again!!!!!!!!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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.

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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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