Rated 4.37 out of 5 stars
Love! As someone who has always suffered from an itchy scalp and dandruff, I can't say enough amazing things about this serum. When I feel my scalp getting itchy I just put this in the areas itching and it instantly soothes it. The other thing that I love is that you can put this on wet or dry hair and it leaves ZERO residue, just relief. As someone with oily hair, I was worried it would leave a residue but was so so pleasantly surprised. Definitely highly recommend.
I've only used this a few times but it seems like whenever I use it, it makes my scalp itch worse. It feels soothing while I rub it in but as soon as it starts to dry my scalp feels sooo itchy. I think my skin may be sensitive or allergic to salicylic acid because I've had similar problems with some dandruff shampoos. Also it makes my hair look a little dirty and clumpy after I use it.
Carissa from Palm Desert, CA
isabella from Honolulu, Hawaii
this is a really good product if you have dandruff. i started using it last year in june, now my dandruff is way better! i have type 3 hair and this doesnt affect my curl pattern in any sort of way, i definitely will be repurchasing!
Ana1 from Myrtle Beach, SC
I have been looking for something to help with my dry scalp but have never been able to find something that works so quickly until now. This stuff is actually amazing and works instantly. I don't mind the smell of the product at all either which is nice. Highly recommend!
ayjay from New Mexico
I didn't look closely enough at the long list of un-highlighted ingredients, because I missed the fact that buried in that list is mentha arvensis. I didn't worry about that beforehand since I've never had a problem with other FAB products, I'm always surprised to find mint in the weirdest places; I find mint to be irritating both as a smell and topically, so this product doesn't work for me at all. It seems fine otherwise.
Taq Gil from Los Angeles
I have had itchy scalp for a while. I used many different shampoos, oils, treatments, etc but the itch wouldn't go away. This has completely changed my life. My itching was gone in less than an hour after using this!!!
DI from NY
I have curly hair, an oily scalp, and dry ends. If I shampoo my hair more than once every 3 or 4 days, it gets very dry. The problem is that my scalp starts to get itchy and red by day 3. If I apply this magical solution, it immediately stops the itch and redness. I highly recommend this! A little goes a long way, and it's not oil. It's a totally clear liquid that dries very quickly.
Aly2022 from Chicago
I bought this last winter and used it 3x week. It is instantly cooling and relieves itch. It dries perfectly when applied to damp hair, but my hair is dark and thick enough that it isn't visible or greasy if I apply to dry hair. I get eczema on my scalp in the winter and this works better than any medicated shampoo or prescription treatment. I only used half the bottle last year and think it will last me through this winter, too, so it's a great value. I love the applicators tip — it's accurate and doesn't drip. Also smells great! Please never discontinue this product!
JohnnyBluejay94 from LA
Recently developed stubborn dandruff that wasn't clearing with just showering, so I browsed until running into this which has the best ingredients out of the bunch. This might not work for everyone, some folks may need to talk to a dermatologist or doc to see what regimen will work best for them. For how severe it was for me, the combination of good hygiene and this product worked effectively for me.
Skyler from Missouri
I bought this serum in conjunction with the shampoo. After one use of each, my dandruff and irritated scalp were completely gone. I cannot rave anymore about this product. I have tried multiple other remedies, shampoos, and treatments. Nothing has worked like this. Just buy it!
Melito from New York
I don't know if there's an incorrect way to use this but this literally burnt my scalp. I hoped this product would help with flakes but after a few weeks of using just twice a week, my problem got worse and I started developing scabs on my scalp! I couldn't even handle washing my hair cause it burned :(
Danielle from Phoenix, AZ
It has really helped my issues with my scalp. Hasn't cured them, but wow have I seen an improvement! Use it w the shampoo and really scrub your scalp, you will see an improvement!
PocahccoYoly from Miami, FL
I have straight color treated hair. I've always suffered from dandruff and I'm trying to stay away from Head & Shoulders. I saw the fantastic ratings and decided to give it a try. It left my hair feeling dirty and the itch never went away. I will not recommend this product to anyone.
J from B
I have never quite tried anything like this that you can buy right off the shelf. I have psoriasis everywhere and my scalp is no exception. This combined with medicated shampoo leaves my scalp clear and can cut my hair close to the scalp without it looking like a hot mess.
Mixed chick from Irvine
Made my scalp worst. I tried the whole bottle and no improvement was made, for me it seem worst.
Kate from Patterson, NY
As a vet tech with long hair (just shy of my rear end), my hair spends 90% of it's time on my head in buns or braids, and because of that, I'd started to develop a yeast issue. I wash my hair several times a week, but because I have curly hair, I was hesitant to move out of my routine until my scalp itched, dandruff developed, and a slightly yeasty smell appeared on my hair towel (and do I totally feel gross admitting that!)
At a friend's urging, I took a chance on this and it's been a godsend. It hasn't dried out my curls, it's easy to use, and it's worked very, very well. I'm also using the shampoo and in less than a month, I've turned it around. After the first shampoo and the first few applications of this, I'd already seen results.
ChrisDF from Michigan
This seems to hydrate and help take care of the dandruff. My hair is fine so it does make my hair oily.
bw12345 from undisclosed
it made the my dandruff less noticeable but it was very runny and dried into my hair which made my hair crispy
Keekee from Jackson MS
I've dealt with oily scalp and dandruff for over 4 years now. I've tried so many different products and nothing has helped me like this has. I like the tingly feeling that it gives me. I, personally, put it on on my days off and let it sit in my hair most of the day, then wash it out at night. I get the best results doing it that way, then I won't have to wash my hair for about a week. If you're thinking about buying it, just do it. 😘
Tori_Carolynn from PA
I applied this product to damp, freshly shampooed hair/scalp. As my hair air-dried, my roots felt gummy and dirty (like I never even washed my hair). I woke up the next morning with more visible flakes. This product felt like a waste of time. Salicylic acid is a great gentle exfoliator, but I don't know how it can control dandruff since dandruff is caused by a fungal overgrowth. Since it left my hair feeling oily and dirty this product wasn't worth it.
Stupid scalp from Wisconsin
This stuff smells really nice and does help with itching/pain, but it did nothing for my seborrheic dermatitis. Best to be just used for dandruff.
Melissa from Yardley, PA
After the morning I had, I instantly felt compelled to post a review. A couple months ago, I purchased this serum in desperation after experiencing significant flaking on my scalp line. No matter what I did or used, nothing helped and so with a bit of research, I landed on this serum. Prior to purchasing, I briefly discussed the issue I was experiencing with an ULTA team member who reassured me of the product efficacy having used it herself. On and off, I've been using it, but would become lazy and opt not to, however today after not using it in awhile, I used it again and it was a lifesaver! With low self esteem and feeling particularly upset today, this serum really lifted my spirits and dramatically helped the flaking! It always astonishes me how it can work so quickly especially when the flaking was particularly bad today. It gives me peace of mind when using it knowing that it also says right on the packaging it is safe for sensitive skin and dermatologist tested. Though it may be costly, it really is worth every penny and deserves to be positively reviewed, as I am doing right now. I'm really grateful for this serum today, because otherwise, I really felt at a loss for how to treat the flaking and how unsightly my scalp line was. If you're struggling with flaking, I highly recommend trying out this serum.
Bkhaleel from San Diego
I love this product so far. It's very soothing. I apply it whenever my scalp starts to get itchy and it instantly cools it down. And I've been noticing that I don't have as many flakes on my hair after using the serum.
matthew from AK
i have short, fine hair that runs the whole 3a/b/c spectrum, and i also have struggled with an oily scalp that is prone to small flakes and acne (and scalp acne is PAINFUL on wash day). i was sorta desperate for a solution, so i bit the bullet and invested in this despite the price, largely because it's one of the only scalp serums at Ulta that i could find with salicylic acid..
and it WORKS! wow! i only use it twice a week on the nights before i wash my hair, and it solved every issue i had with my scalp. my oil production is balanced, no more flakes or acne, and it feels nice upon application before it seems to disappear completely - no residue. really glad my first pick was the right one!
Ash from Grand Rapids, MI
This product gets the job done. It eliminates any itching I'm experiencing and has surprisingly decreased my flakes. I've struggled with a flakey/itchy scalp for a couple of years now and this has been the only product that has given me relief without causing my hair to be greasy after application.
Copapod from undisclosed
I bought this based on the reviews hoping it would help my dry, flaky scalp due to eczema (diagnosed by dermatologist). Unfortunately, it didn't actually help and made my hair crispy and stiff.