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Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Dry Scalp with 1% Selenium Sulfide Fights Seborrheic Dermatitis - 13.5 fl oz

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Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Dry Scalp with 1% Selenium Sulfide Fights Seborrheic Dermatitis - 13.5 fl oz - image 1 of 4
$9.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • DRY SCALP RESCUE: Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense + Dry Scalp Rescue Shampoo
  • PRESCRIPTION STRENGH*: Made with 1% Selenium Sulfide for prescription strength* dandruff relief and flaking protection
  • *flake protection vs prescription dandruff shampoo 2% ketoconazole
  • EXTRA STRENGTH: Provides relief from severe dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis
  • MULTI-SYMPTOM RELIEF: Offers proven protection from flakes* and dryness. *Flakes associated with dandruff
  • We are excited to share that our Clinical Strength collection has expanded from one shampoo to three to provide you with more benefits: Oil Control, Dry Scalp Rescue and Intensive Itch Relief

Description

Introducing NEW Head & Shoulders® Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense + Dry Scalp Rescue Shampoo, brought to you by America’s #1 dermatologist-recommended brand. Our formula provides prescription strength flake protection (vs prescription dandruff shampoo 2% ketoconazole) and provides soothing relief from dryness. Clinically proven to protect against flakes and dandruff, our shampoo is a great remedy for a dry scalp. Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense + Dry Scalp Rescue shampoo is infused with manuka honey and provides relief for dryness. Nourish your scalp and hair for a healthy, vibrant look you’ll love.
Scent: Herb, Floral
Hair Type: All Hair Types
Health Facts: Contains Honey
Product Warning: Not for children under the age of 2 months
Product Form: Liquid
Beauty Purpose: Deep Hydration, Soothing
Net weight: 13.5 fl oz (US)
Features: Alleviates Dry Scalp, Rinse-Off
TCIN: 80120249
UPC: 037000673743
Item Number (DPCI): 063-02-7587
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Ingredients:

inactive ingredients: water, ammonium laureth sulfate, ammonium lauryl sulfate, glycol distearate, cocamide mea, ammonium xylenesulfonate, sodium citrate, fragrance, dimethicone, cetyl alcohol, citric acid, sodium chloride, sodium benzoate, disodium edta, stearyl alcohol, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, honey extract, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, red 4

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 1.8 inches length x 2.9 inches width x 8.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.99 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
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Q: what color is the actual shampoo?

submitted by michelle why not - 2 years ago
  • A: This product has an orange or peach color to it.

    submitted byHead & Shoulders - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: is it safe to use on colored hair

submitted by double l - 2 years ago
  • A: Hello! This product does not claim to be color safe. Hope this helps!

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 2 years ago
    Brand expert
4.2 out of 5 stars with 570 reviews
57% would recommend
54 recommendations
value: 3.54 out of 5
quality: 3.43 out of 5

Excellent

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
CC - 9 days ago, Verified purchaser
Great for seborrheic dermatitis!
value: 4 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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Stops itch and flakes

5 out of 5 stars
Cute and Festive - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
Very effective at stopping the flaking and itch of scalp psoriasis and seborrhea. Doctor recommended. Gentle massage with just a little bit does wonder.
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I cant...

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Babs - 1 month ago
I really wanted to give this a chance but geez the smell is so bad! I smelled it in store and it didn’t really smell bad. When I started washing my hair I smelled eggs. When looking up this product I saw that it’s because of the sulfur. I won’t be using this again!!
1 reply from Head & Shoulders team - 1 month ago
Thank you for providing feedback on our Head and Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense Dry Scalp Rescue Shampoo. It's disappointing to hear that you dislike the product's fragrance. When we design our products, we do extensive research and consumer testing to create features that we think you will love. We know that scent preferences can vary from person to person, though, so we really appreciate you for taking the time to reach out. We always take consumer feedback into account when making changes or designing future products, so we'll be sure to share your comments on this with the rest of our team. If there's more that you like to share, just give us a call at (800) 723-9569 or send us an email through our Contact Us Page.
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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It really works

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
LD - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
I’ve struggled with a dry scalp my whole life. I’ve tried a lot of different shampoos, masks and serums but never had any success. Since I started using this my scalp doesn’t hurt or feel dry and I have no dandruff flakes. It really does work. The people here that are complaining about the smell need to chill out. The smell isn’t that bad but it’s not lovely either. You can’t have your cake and eat it too.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Terrible smell / not effective

1 out of 5 stars
Nrhodes - 1 month ago
originally posted on headandshoulders.com
Ran out of regular and store was out so grabbed clinical strength shampoo. The shampoo would appear to be ok and same as before but it literally made my bathroom, shower, my scalp and hair smell so bad that after two weeks of using it I had to stop. Other people noticed the smell as well. I do not recommend for anyone besides the terrible smell it gives you it wasn’t effective as other regular head and shoulders!
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Effective for dandruff but smells HORRIBLE

1 out of 5 stars
mym5339 - 2 months ago
originally posted on headandshoulders.com
The regular H&S formula wasn't working for my son's dandruff problem, so I bought this product. Its "clinical strength" seems to work, and my son was happy that he no longer had dandruff. HOWEVER. After he started using this shampoo, his bathroom began to smell foul. Not sewage type of foul, I don't know how to describe it, but it was unpleasant and we could smell it outside the bathroom down the hallway. Keeping the fan on did not help, and the smell began to get stronger. I eventually figured out this shampoo was causing the smell, and I started washing the shower curtain and the liner weekly (which is ridiculous), and that seemed to help reduce the smell just a little but did not eliminate it. I finally gave up and replaced this shampoo with the regular H&S formula, and the smell was almost gone, except there was the lingering smell I could not get rid of. I replaced the shower curtain and liner, and that's when the smell was finally gone. I apologize for what may seem like a diatribe, but I wanted to share my experience to show just how bad the smell was. It was disappointing to have to stop using the product, as it was truly effective.
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Ingredient change? new formula not helpful

1 out of 5 stars
- 2 months ago
originally posted on headandshoulders.com
I used to use Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense Dry Scale Rescue for my sehborreic dermatitis. I’m pretty sure the formula has changed within the past few years because I can no longer use this product. I am allergic to the ingredient cocomidopropyl betaine. Which used to not be feature as an ingredient in this shampoo, but now is listed on the bottle. I also checked the website, and cocomidopropyl betaine is not listed in the ingredients, which is a little deceiving… it’s really hard to find shampoos and soaps that don’t include this ingredient, so sad that this product has started using it.
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Works great, smells awful

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Hannah V - 3 months ago
This definitely helped my itchy and dry scalp. But it really smells awful. It smelled like you rubbed pennies all over your head. I couldn’t handle it long term, only if my scalp was in really bad condition.
1 reply from Head & Shoulders team - 3 months ago
Thank you for getting in touch about our Head and Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense Dry Scalp Rescue Shampoo. While we're very happy that the product works well for you, it is disappointing to hear that you dislike the scent. When we design our products, we do extensive research and consumer testing to create features that we think you will love. We know that scent preferences can vary from person to person, though, so we really appreciate you for taking the time to reach out. We always take consumer feedback into account when making changes or designing future products, so we'll be sure to share your comments on this with the rest of our team. If there's more that you'd like to share, just give us a call at (800) 723-9569 or email us through our Contact Us Page.
1 reply from Head & Shoulders team - 3 months ago
Thank you for getting in touch about our Head and Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense Dry Scalp Rescue Shampoo. While we're very happy that the product works well for you, it is disappointing to hear that you dislike the scent. When we design our products, we do extensive research and consumer testing to create features that we think you will love. We know that scent preferences can vary from person to person, though, so we really appreciate you for taking the time to reach out. We always take consumer feedback into account when making changes or designing future products, so we'll be sure to share your comments on this with the rest of our team. If there's more that you'd like to share, just give us a call at (800) 723-9569 or email us through our Contact Us Page.
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Works but expensive

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
D G - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
Works fine but price keeps going up and the bottle seems to keep getting smaller. The whole redesign of this product was to shrink the size by a lot. Disappointing but not unexpected in 2023
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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feels good

4 out of 5 stars
- 4 months ago
originally posted on headandshoulders.com
this just bought & just used it feels good i had the rescue brand that was nice on my hair but then that was empty i got this 1 & my hair feel nice after using it.
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Strong smell

3 out of 5 stars
K Irwin - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
This works for dandruff, but it smells awful!
1 reply from Head & Shoulders team - 4 months ago
Thank you for sharing feedback on our Head and Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense Dry Scalp Rescue Shampoo. While we're glad that the product works for dandruff, it is disappointing to hear that you dislike the product's scent. When we design our products, we do extensive research and consumer testing to create features that we think you will love. We know that scent preferences can vary from person to person, though, so we really appreciate your taking the time to reach out. We always take consumer feedback into account when making changes or designing future products, so we'll be sure to share your comments on this with the rest of our team. If there's more that you'd like to share, please give us a call at (800) 723-9569 or email us through our Contact Us Page.
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So helpful

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Dee - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
This is the only shampoo that will help my scalp. I don’t use this daily mode like once to twice a week but really helps with my dry scalp.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Sulfer smells awful

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Targetshopper - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
My bathroom smells awful after using this product for a couple of weeks. My sister recommended it amd her bathroom has been smelling too!!! Now I know where it's coming from. Yuck
1 reply from Head & Shoulders team - 6 months ago
Thank you for sharing this information regarding our Head and Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense Dry Scalp Rescue Shampoo. We're sorry to hear that your bathroom started to smell after a couple of weeks. Our products go through many quality checks to ensure they reach you in perfect condition. What you've described is not something we would expect and we're sharing your experience with our Quality Assurance Team. When you find the time, please give us a call at (800) 723-9569 or email us through our Contact Us Page so we can assist you further.
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Works after one use!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Jturner - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
It works incredibly well without completely drying out my hair. If you shake the bottle like the directions say, it doesn't have a bad smell.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Works!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Goose - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
This is the ONLY shampoo that works for my son
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Good buy!

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Noh won - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
The scent is not horrendous and it’s working. The only thing I dislike is it sets my hair out.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Definitely works

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Mdb79 - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
My child has a dry scalp so we decided to try this shampoo because the normal head and shoulders shampoo was not working. This shampoo definitely helped and scalp is much better.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Smells horrible

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
N - 8 months ago
Will never buy again. There's another brand (s**sun blue) that has same active ingredient and works to keep scalp flake free without stinking. This smells like a perm.
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Pick your priorities

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
millietomoko - 8 months ago
Listen. We are not buying a clinical strength dandruff/itch shampoo for the smell. We can’t always have our cake and eat it too. I’ve used this twice and the smell doesn’t really bother me that much tbh. I just bought a salon-quality nice-smelling conditioner and my hair seems to be doing well.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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Horrible new version!

1 out of 5 stars
- 9 months ago
originally posted on headandshoulders.com
I used the previous version of this for many many years and it was great. This new version is HORRIBLE! Two main reasons: 1) it smells really really bad 2) there is almost a burning sensation on your scalp when using it So disappointing. Why did you change it?? Did you even get any input from test users before making this switch? Companies do this all the time. They "improve" their products and always make them worse. Just leave what's working alone! I can't use this anymore. So disappointing. So sad. So angry.
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