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Clarifying Shampoo

Kenra Professional

Clarifying Shampoo

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Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo restores hair's natural radiance and shine. Extracts of grapefruit and witch hazel along with amino acid chelators eliminate dulling deposits and buildup. Great for swimmers and those in hard water areas. Color safe. Gentle for everyday use.
  • Restores hair's natural radiance by removing dulling deposits and build-up
  • Brightens highlighted, bleached, or gray hair
  • Maintains the look and feel of healthy hair for individuals using hard water and well water
  • Color safe
Massage and lather into damp hair. Rinse thoroughly. Repeat if necessary. Special note for color treated hair: Use once a week to complement the benefits of Kenra Color Maintenance Shampoo and Conditioner.
Aqua/Water/Eau, Sodium Myreth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Disodium EDTA, Cocamide MEA, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Red 33, Polyquaternium-10, DMDM Hydantoin, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Sodium Chloride, Citric Acid, Propylparaben, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Methylparaben, Parfum/Fragrance.

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Kenra ProfessionalClarifying Shampoo
 
4.5

(based on 124 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (96)
  • Lathers well (76)
  • Great smell (67)
  • Gentle (55)
  • Improves hair health (53)

Cons

  • Dries hair out (10)
  • Doesn't lather well (6)
  • Doesn't work (5)
  • Harsh (5)
  • Smells bad (4)

Best Uses

  • Oily hair (45)
  • Thick hair (23)
  • Fine hair (20)
  • Daily use (18)
  • Curly hair (14)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (60), Wavy hair (44), Very curly hair (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (48), Survivalist / minimalist (39), Product junkie (25)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

I would buy this product again

By Mima

from Virginia Beach

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

      Use once a week hair feels so clean and soft again

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Don't think I will buy again

      By Sabrina

      from Sherman oaks

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cleans Thoroughly

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

          This shampoo completely stripped my hair. It does get the job done of clarifying and removing all build up

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          4.0

          First impression: impressed.

          By Molly

          from Columbus, OH

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Gentle

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Hair

            Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

            I have to use some sort of clarifying shampoo because I have super oily hair. I tried this when my normal product was out. I'm really liking it so far. My hair feels very clean, the smell isn't harsh & the lather is just about right.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Clarifying shampoo

            By Darby

            from Jacksonville Fl

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

              Normal use with conditioner.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Works great!

              By Rexie87

              from Michigan

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

                  I have dirty blonde/light brown hair with baylage blonde highlights. My well water was turning my hair brassy with red undertones. In one use this product restored my hair to my natural color.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  REMOVES BUILD-UP ON HAIR BEFORE COLORING

                  By MsBunnyfeet

                  from Hampton, NJ

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Shine
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Improves Hair Health

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Day Before Coloring

                    Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

                    I used KENRA Clarifying Shampoo the day before I colored my hair. It removed all of the build-up on my hair from our hard water. The new hair color stayed in much better! I couldn't believe it!!! I plan on using this shampoo the day before I color my hair every month! I highly recommend this product!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Hair life saver

                    By Stache

                    from Washington

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • Dries Hair Out

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

                    My hair NEVER grows and will build up product very quickly if I use anything other than a clarifying shampoo. Now that I've been using this shampoo, my hair has been growing like crazy and is the healthiest its ever been!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    3.0

                    Not worth the hype

                    By Erin

                    from Cleveland, OH

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Pros

                    • Adds Shine
                    • Great Smell
                    • Lathers Well

                    Cons

                    • Ineffective

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

                      I needed a clarifying shampoo and after reading good reviews i decided to give it a try. Didn't improve hair at. In turn, my hair no longer holds a curl or has volume.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      GREAT for people with hard water!

                      By KelseyJane

                      from Orlando, FL

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

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

                        Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

                        I use this product because I have hard water and it works great along with a thorough conditioner. I recommend this product for people with hard water.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Straight Hair
                         
                        5.0

                        Best product and price point

                        By No Name

                        from No location

                        About Me Minimalist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Oily Hair
                          • Thicker Hair

                          Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

                          In my opinion this is the best haircare brand at Ulta. I was using Living Proof but changed to Kenra because I didn't feel like my hair was clean. If you have well water use the product! You won't be disappointed.

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Straight Hair

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                          • Q:

                            I get my hair highlighted and dyed every 8 weeks or so. My hair is very fine and thin and collects product buildup very easily! Would this shampoo remove product buildup without ruining my hair colour? Thanks!
                            Asked on 4/27/2018 by Crystal from Mississippi

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes this will help remove product build up and will not strip your color

                              Answered on 5/9/2018 by Official Answer from Kenra Professional from Brand Answer
                          • Q:

                            Is this safe to use once a week on colored hair? I believe I have read 2 different responses regarding this product and color treated hair.
                            Asked on 12/28/2017 by Lisa from NJ

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes it is safe to use once or twice a week on colored hair.

                              Answered on 12/30/2017 by Brand Expert from Kenra
                          • Q:

                            I'm confused because the description specifically says color-safe, in TWO places. And yet, you've told other people in Q&A that it is NOT color-safe? Why the conflicting information?
                            Asked on 11/11/2017 by Ronda from Round Rock, TX

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              It is not made to preserve your color such as a sulfate free shampoos. But it will not strip your color out. It is safe to use on color treated hair.

                              Answered on 11/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Kenra
                          • Q:

                            I'm curious what the scent is. I'm extremely picky about how my shampoo smells. I dislike most. I love tropical scents (coconut, shea butter) can you describe the scent please?
                            Asked on 10/28/2017 by tisha from Clackamas, or

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              This has a fruity sweet fragrance.

                              Answered on 10/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Kenra
                          • Q:

                            Hi there I was reading the answers to the questions already asked and mine is going back to the earlier conditioner question. So we don't need to use a rinse conditioner just shampoo and apply a leave in conditioner. I think our apt complex has hard water and I am HATING the way my hair feels it feels constantly dirty.
                            Asked on 7/26/2017 by cheriebusch from Houston, TX

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              This clarifying shampoo will help cleanse the minerals from the hard water. It is a good idea to always use a conditioner in the shower after you shampoo. If you need added conditioning you can then use a leave in after you towel dry your hair.

                              Answered on 7/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Kenra
                          • Q:

                            My stylist used a toner on my hair now it looks grey/blue instead of blonde. Will this work in getting that out to get back to blonde?

                            Thanks!
                            Asked on 6/29/2017 by Sncgirlie05 from Waukesha, WI

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              No this will not help that. I would suggest you contact your stylist and let her know that you feel your hair is over toned. She will be able to fix it.

                              Answered on 7/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Kenra
                          • Q:

                            I had my hair dyed and because of vacations have been at the beach and in pool water etc. My roots are lighter than my ends and my hair is dry due to hard water (I believe). The top half has a brassy tone and the ends are dark! HELP! Shampoo recommendations?
                            Asked on 6/16/2017 by BadHairDay from Lafayette, LA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              This clarifying shampoo with help remove product build up and also the minerals from the hard water. This would be a good option for you.

                              Answered on 6/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Kenra
                          • Q:

                            Would this shampoo be an option for permed hair if I'm looking to strip styling product buildup but not the curls?
                            Asked on 6/15/2017 by MagnoliaPlexusDiamond from Texas

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes this is a good option for you and is safe to use on permed hair.

                              Answered on 6/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Kenra
                          • Q:

                            I have used box permanent dye and am trying to get some of the color out so i can be able to dye it the color i want, would this Kenra clarifying shampoo help?
                            Asked on 3/11/2017 by Mindy from Myrtle Beach

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, this would be perfect for that.

                              Answered on 3/23/2017 by Brand Expert from Kenra Professional
                          • Q:

                            Can I use the Kenra clarifying shampoo for clear a hair color
                            Asked on 3/7/2017 by Beatriz from Tampa Fl

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              I would not recommend Kenra Clarifying Shampoo for color treated hair.

                              Answered on 3/7/2017 by Brand Expert from Kenra Professional
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