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Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Intensive Itch Relief from Malassezia with 1% Selenium Sulfide - 13.5 fl oz

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Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Intensive Itch Relief from Malassezia with 1% Selenium Sulfide   - 13.5 fl oz - image 1 of 4
$9.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • INTENSIVE ITCH RELIEF: 35% more dandruff fighting power* *fights Malassezia after 1 wash vs ordinary anti-dandruff shampoos
  • PRESCRIPTION STRENGH*: Made with 1% Selenium Sulfide for prescription strength* dandruff relief and flaking protection *flake protection vs prescription dandruff shampoo 2% ketoconazole
  • CLINICALLY PROVEN: Up to 100% dandruff protection* *visible flakes; with regular use
  • EXTRA STRENGTH: Provides relief from severe dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis
  • MULTI-SYMPTOM RELIEF: Offers proven protection from flakes and itch* *Flakes and itch 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 Intensive Itch Relief 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 itch associated with dandruff. Clinically proven to protect against flakes and dandruff, our shampoo is a great remedy for an itchy scalp. Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense Intensive Itch Relief shampoo is infused with intense cooling menthol. Soothe your scalp and hair for a healthy, vibrant look you'll love.
Scent: Ocean
Hair Type: All Hair Types
Health Facts: Paraben-Free
Product Warning: Not for children under the age of 2 months
Product Form: Liquid
Beauty Purpose: Soothing, Basic Cleansing, Nourishing
Net weight: 13.5 fl oz (US)
Features: Alleviates Dry Scalp, Rinse-Off
TCIN: 80120288
UPC: 037000673729
Item Number (DPCI): 063-02-5178
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Ingredients:

inactive ingredients: water, sodium lauryl sulfate, glycol distearate, sodium chloride, cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium citrate, sodium xylenesulfonate, dimethicone, menthol, fragrance, critic acid, sodium benzoate, tetrasodium edta, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, mentha piperita (peppermint) oil, mentha arvensis leaf oil, red 4

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 1.47 inches length x 2.8 inches width x 8.42 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.03 pounds

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4.2 out of 5 stars with 494 reviews
57% would recommend
38 recommendations
value: 3.71 out of 5
quality: 3.72 out of 5

Works but smells

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
MommaXO - 28 days ago, Verified purchaser
Does the Job but leaves a strong after smell on hair for entirety of day
1 reply from Head & Shoulders team - 27 days ago
Thank you for getting in touch about our Head and Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense Intensive Itch Relief Shampoo. It makes us happy to hear that the product worked well for you. Still, it is disappointing that you dislike the scent and that it seems to linger longer than you'd like. 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. Please give us a call at (800) 723-9569 or send us an email through our Contact Us Page so we can better assist you.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Worst smell in a shampoo

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
ShopperSwish - 1 month ago
I did notice my flaky scalp slightly reducing after using this shampoo. But omg the SMELL!! I first got the whiff in the shower while I was using it, then the steam spread it even more around my bathroom. Now my hair smells like rotten eggs/ sewage/ pee / sulfur. I can’t stand it please, if you have a sensitive nose do not buy this product it is pungent. 🤢
1 reply from Head & Shoulders team - 1 month ago
Thank you for getting in touch about our Head and Shoulders Dandruff Defense Intensive Itch Relief Shampoo. We're so glad that you saw a reduction in flakes on your scalp. However, we are very disappointed to hear about the product's scent. 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 are sharing your experience with our Quality Assurance Team. We want to better assist you so please give us a call at (800) 723-9569 or send us an email through our Contact Us Page.
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 2 out of 5
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Smelly

2 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Jel - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
It does not smell good. It leaves a really bad odor but it did help with itchy scalp but can’t get over the stench
value: 2 out of 5
quality: 2 out of 5
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Terrible smell / not effective

1 out of 5 stars
Nrhodes - 4 months 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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Clinical strength

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Lashless - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Works good but the scent is strong and not great, and it stays on scalp and in hair until you wash again with different shampoo. Any amount of sweat / heat to your head the smell gets stronger.
1 reply from Head & Shoulders team - 4 months ago
We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback about the Head & Shoulders Itch Relief Shampoo. When we create products we try to include features we think you'll love, however we know that preferences can vary from person to our, so our apologies that the scent is too strong for you. Feel free to give us a call at (800) 723-9569, or send us an email through our Contact Us page for further assistance.
quality: 2 out of 5
value: 2 out of 5
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Psoriasis control!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Kaitlin - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
This is the only product that actually helped my boyfriend’s psoriasis. He went from having an itchy, dandruff scalp to almost no symptoms. It made such a difference in just one use. Plus, I t’s not expensive like others. Amazing product!
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Working

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Audlynn - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
I've used for a couple of weeks and it seems to be helping with my dry winter scalp. I do prefer the original still though!
quality: 4 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Menthol Sensation Feels Odd Around Eyes

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Mike - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Product seems to work fine (not great), but the cooling menthol they add inevitably gets around the eyes when rinsing which creates a really weird cold-eyes effect. Not pleasant. Selsun Blue works better for me.
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Effective for dandruff but smells HORRIBLE

1 out of 5 stars
mym5339 - 5 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
- 5 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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Selenium Sulfide is the Best

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Chris - 7 months ago
Lather up, soak for 5 minutes, rinse and let your scalp dry completely before going to bed if possible. It kills the fungus. This brings the best relief to my scalp. Yes, it has a sulfur smell (selenium SULFIDE—the anti-fungal—does that). It still works the absolute best.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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feels good

4 out of 5 stars
- 7 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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Stinks but works

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Maggie - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
The product works for itching, but I agree with the other comments. It definitely has a sewage like smell once lathered up in the hot shower water.
1 reply from Head & Shoulders team - 7 months ago
Thank you for providing feedback on our Head and Shoulders Clinical Strength Dandruff Defense Intensive Itch Relief Shampoo. It makes us happy to hear that the product did a great job at relieving your itch! At the same time, it is disappointing to hear that it seems to have a sewage like smell in the shower. We have strict controls to check the quality of our products throughout the manufacturing process so that they should reach you in the best possible condition. Possible reasons for this could be if a product has been stored in extreme conditions, such as extreme heat or if the product has been stored for a long period of time or beyond the recommended shelf life. Please be assured that we are sharing this information with our Quality Assurance Team. We'd like to assist you further so please just give us a call at (800) 723-9569 or send us an email through our Contact Us Page.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 3 out of 5
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works

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Eva - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
it stop scalp itching
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Smells weird

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
No - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
I saw a review where they say it smells like sewage and let me tell you, its true, a weird smell started coming from my bathroom, I cleaned it and it still smelled. I really thought I would have to hire a plumber, my husband travels a lot, (he’s the one that uses it) until I realized that ever since my husband wasn’t there for three weeks, the smells disappeared, until he came back again, he can’t smell it for some reason, but I do! He had to stop using it.
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Works instantly!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Penny - 9 months ago, Verified purchaser
Got instant itch relief
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Smells like actual sewage

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
LRF - 10 months ago, Verified purchaser
Smells like actual sewage. We hired a plumber and everything to discover it was this.
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Hair

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Ibe - 10 months ago, Verified purchaser
It works I like it. I use it for maintenance.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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So Happy With The Results

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Pam - 10 months ago
I am so thankful for this choice of Head and Shoulders shampoo! I recently had a fungal situation which caused the worst itching problem on my scalp that I have ever dealt with. After taking medication and using other types of Head and Shoulders shampoo, I tried this intensive formula and I finally feel like a sane person again! There is no smell! And my hair feels so good, along with my scalp! I would give Head and Shoulders a 10 if I could! Try it!
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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No more dandruff for me!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Ayse - 10 months ago
I like this product i’ve been using this for longest time now because it helps me to get rid of my dandruff! At first it was itchy but later when you get use to it! Itchy is gone and also your dandruff too! So always use this product every day!
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