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Kenra ProfessionalClarifying Shampoo

Kenra Professional

Clarifying Shampoo

10.1 oz Item 2083996

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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
 
4.6

(based on 121 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (93)
  • Lathers well (76)
  • Great smell (66)
  • Gentle (53)
  • 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 (44)
  • Thick hair (23)
  • Fine hair (20)
  • Daily use (18)
  • Curly hair (14)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (57), Wavy hair (44), Very curly hair (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (46), Survivalist / minimalist (39), Product junkie (24)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 121 customers

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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

          Verified Reviewer

          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

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                2 words: Miracle Worker

                By MJK

                from Sioux Falls, SD

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Gentle

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Use weekly

                  Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

                  I had gotten into a rut on using the same shampoo/conditioner for a while and unfortunately got quite the build up on my hair. I had never had that before so was perplexed. A friend recommended this product and literally after one wash my hair had recovered and was so clean and light. I would highly recommend this product to use once a week to just super clean your hair. It was worth every penny!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Definitely repurchase

                  By Jazzy

                  from MD

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Lathers Well

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Monthly use

                    Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

                    I have very hard water where I live and my hair started to feel super dry. It felt like I had split ends from root to end. I purchased this washed my hair 3 times with it at once because I had so much buildup fro m the hard water and it definitely dried my hair out but that is to be expected it's clarifying but when I styled my curly hair it was like I had a whole new set of hair. My curls came back no longer dry because it was able to soak up the moisture from my styling products. It definitely strips hair of all buildup. And for ladies that are wondering I have a 2c 3a curl pattern but both my daughter range from 3a to 4a and it worked AMAZING in their hair as well.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Good clarifying shampoo

                    By Sarah

                    from Houston, TX

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adds Shine
                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Gentle

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Oily Hair

                      Comments about Kenra Professional Clarifying Shampoo:

                      I have been using this shampoo for about a year now to remove buildup of product and I also have hair that gets greasy fast. I use this everyday because I like my hair to feel fresh and clean and I haven't had a problem with it drying my hair out. I alternate conditioners (different brands and types) and only use conditioner on my ends. It isn't ridiculously expensive either. I knocked off a star because I'm not crazy about the smell (grapefruit) but luckily it doesn't linger in your hair.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

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                      • 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

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

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

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

                        Had a classmate dye my hair in cos school, and it ended a train wreck. My instructor recommended using this to help bring out color in order to make lightening back to my natural color easier. Would this work?
                        Asked on 12/13/2016 by cascatastrophe from Lima, OH

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Clarifying Shampoo can help remove color, but will not remove all color.

                          Answered on 12/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Kenra Professional
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