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Kristin Ess Extra Gentle Shampoo for Sensitive Skin + Scalp, Gently Cleanses, Sulfate Free + Vegan - 10 fl oz

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$11.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • nourishing + calming
  • gently cleansing
  • softness restoring
  • safe for daily use
  • sulfate-free

Description

As someone with very sensitive skin and scalp myself, I think it's important to have an option for those of us who need an extra gentle formula and a more subtle fragrance. This sulfate-free shampoo gently and thoroughly cleanses, leaving your hair soft, shiny and perfectly clean.

Lather, rinse, repeat! You know the drill, right!?

How to:
1. Depending on the thickness of your hair, squeeze a dime to quarter-sized amount into your palm.
2. Apply to wet hair, massaging into the scalp to create a rich lather.
3. Rinse clean and repeat if necessary.
Tip: If my hair feels more oily than usual or if I've used a lot of styling products, I like to shampoo twice.

Contains Zip-Up Technology, our proprietary strengthening complex designed to "zip-up" split ends while targeting weak areas of the hair, smoothing the appearance of damaged cuticles and helping to protect hair from environmental stressors and color fade.

cruelty free | color + keratin safe | vegan
free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, silicones, gluten + drying alcohols

Please note, ingredient lists may change any time a product is updated. Always check packaging to get the most accurate list of ingredients in each product.

This product features our Signature fragrance with notes of ambrette seed, magnolia, pear water, night violet, orris butter. new caledonia sandalwood + white amber.
Scent: Sandalwood, Vanilla, Almond, Apple, Coconut
Hair Type: All Hair Types
Health Facts: Sulfate-Free, Silicone-Free, Vegan, Alcohol-Free, Paraben-Free, Phthalate-Free, Gluten-Free
Product Form: Liquid
Sustainability Claims: Cruelty-Free
Recommended Use: Daily
Beauty Purpose: Basic Conditioning, Conditioning, Nourishing
Net weight: 10 fl oz (US)
Features: Rinse-Off
TCIN: 52567727
UPC: 840797112223
Item Number (DPCI): 063-00-3719
Origin: Assem USA w/foreign/dom. parts
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Ingredients:

water (aqua/eau), sodium cocoyl isethionate, cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, fragrance (parfum), glycerin, cetearamidoethyldiethonium succinoyl hydrolyzed pea proteiń, hypnea musciformis extract, sargassum filipendula extract, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, mangifera indica (mango) seed butter, persea gratissima (avocado) oil, ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, coco-glucoside, gelidiella acerosa extract, algin, carrageenan, chitosan, cocamide mipa, peg-200 hydrogenated glyceryl palmate, phenoxyethanol, glycol stearate, propanediol, coconut acid, sodium isethionate, peg-7 glyceryl cocoate, glyceryl stearate, peg-100 stearate, guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, caprylyl glycol, citric acid, ethylhexylglycerin, isopropanolamine, methyl cocoate, tocopherol, sorbitol, caprylic/capric triglyceride, sorbitan oleate, xanthan gum, coumarin, linalool.

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 6.45 inches length x 2.15 inches width x 2.09 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.7 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.
See the return policy for complete information.

Q: Why was the ingredients changed and why is there no longer hydrolyzed keratin it it?

submitted by Tina - 3 years ago
  • A: Hello! Our Extra Gentle Shampoo was reformulated and is now vegan. You will be happy to know that the new formulation will still give your hair the amazing results as our former formula.

    submitted byManufacturer - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this shampoo tested on animals?

submitted by BN - 3 years ago
  • A: Hello! Kristin Ess is a cruelty-free brand and we’re committed to being cruelty-free. This means we do not test on animals at any stage of product development, and we will only work with vendors who uphold the same standards. We are proud to share that our products are certified cruelty-free by PETA’s Caring Consumer program

    submitted byKristin Ess Hair - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: What is the pH level?

submitted by Lee - 4 years ago
  • A: Hello! The pH range for our Extra Gentle Shampoo is 5.00-6.00.

    submitted byKristin Ess Hair - 4 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is it ok to use this shampoo on children?

submitted by mar155a - 5 years ago
  • A: Thanks for your question! All products are in compliance with the rules and regulations set by the US FDA, and use ingredients at safe levels as determined the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR). While we do not test products on children under the age of 12, we would recommend all legal guardians who have concerns with the products they are using reach out directly to their pediatrician before using any personal care product.

    submitted byKristin Ess Hair - 5 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this product OK for color-treated hair?

submitted by TinyTealPony - 6 years ago
  • A: 100%. It does not have sulfates and is extremely gentle.

    submitted byLeominsterGirl - 5 years ago

Q: Where is the ingredient list, please?

submitted by saradawnell - 6 years ago
  • A: Water, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Sodium Chloride, Hypnea Musciformis Extract, Sargassum Filipendula Extract, Litchi Chinensis Pericarp Extract, Gelidiella Acerosa Extract, Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil, Algin, Carrageenan, Coco-Glucoside, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Xanthan Gum, Chitosan, Cocamide MIPA, Coconut Acid, Cetearamidoethyldiethonium Succinoyl Hydrolyzed Pea Protein, Sorbitol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate, Glycol Stearate, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Glycerin, Citric Acid, Methylisothiazolinone, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Fragrance

    submitted byanon - 6 years ago

Kristin Ess Cleanse & Condition Hair Care Collection

About the collection
Designed to ward off split ends while targeting weak areas of the hair, the Clean & Condition Collection from Kristin Ess is perfect for treating your hair to some TLC. The paraben- and sulfate-free shampoo smoothes the appearance of damaged cuticles while protecting the hair from environmental stress and potential color fading. Use the conditioner after shampooing to give your tresses the nourishment they deserve, and apply the Reconstructive Moisture Mask once a week deeply revive and strengthen each and every strand for lusciously gorgeous locks.
View Kristin Ess Cleanse & Condition Hair Care Collection collection
4.0 out of 5 stars with 561 reviews
46% would recommend
163 recommendations
quality: 3 out of 5
value: 2.88 out of 5
effectiveness: 2.94 out of 5

Gentle and Cleansing

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
BKelly - 21 days ago, Verified purchaser
I get daily buildup at my roots. I know shampooing every day is not recommended, but I feel very uncomfortable if I don't wash my hair each day. This shampoo has been such a lifesaver. It cleanses the oils by my scalp and causes no damage or dryness to the rest of my hair. I have naturally wavy hair, and I am starting to see my waves come back after years of damaging them with over washing. I will definitely be repurchasing this shampoo.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Daughter approved

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
LJN - 26 days ago, Verified purchaser
I ordered this for my daughter and she really likes it.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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LOVE

5 out of 5 stars
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bbenya - 28 days ago, Verified purchaser
i absolutely love this shampoo and conditioner. it makes my hair feel like silk! the scent is a perfect light sweet smell that subtlety lasts through out the day. it makes my hair look shiny as well. and it lathers amazingly in the shampoo and conditioner. i have noticed much less scalp flaking since using this. this gentle formula is much better than the original one that is too scented and harsh in a way. buy this one!!!!!
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Waste of money. Gives you itchy scalp.

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Itchy scalp - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
Horrible. Spent close to $50 buying the shampoo, the conditioner, the clarifying shampoo and Micellar water. I have a very sensitive scalp and was hoping that this would be the answer to my problems, but it was quite the opposite as I woke up at 2:30 am horribly itchy. Waste of money. Can’t wait to throw this away.
quality: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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DO NOT BUY!

1 out of 5 stars
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Bri27 - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
If I could 0 stars I would. I have only used the shampoo but it has made my scalp sooo irritated that I am now on a medicated shampoo to get it back to normal! I do not have a sensitive scalp or skin so when I started using this I knew it was the shampoo. It was a surprise to me that my scalp got so sensitive because I do not get irritated with any type of hair care products. Beware when using this product also please take reviews serious because I should’ve known with all the reviews that this product was not good!
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
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Do not buy

1 out of 5 stars
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Shopper123 - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
Cause scalp irritation, redness, and itchiness. Do not recommend.
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
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Itchy, dry, irration

1 out of 5 stars
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Dp - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
Smells great but this shampoo made my hair SO itchy, dry, & irritated. It took me a few washes of a new product to give my head relief after the buildup of this shampoo & irritation. Unfortunately did not work for me
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
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Worst shampoo I have ever used.

1 out of 5 stars
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Falleniguana - 4 months ago
Destroyed my hair and scalp, my head is itchy, flaking, bleeding in some spots, and I have been losing so much hair. Don’t do it, it’s not worth it. I now have to try and figure out how to save my scalp and hair from the damage caused by this.
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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Doesnt actually clean hair

1 out of 5 stars
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MKB - 4 months ago
Smells good but leaves hair with buildup, doesn’t actually clean. Started getting breakouts on my head after a week. The picture is the day after washing, you can even see the new breakouts.
quality: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Great all around for me!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
LJ - 4 months ago
Love the scent and how easily I can comb my hair out of the shower. Most shampoos just make my wavy hair a rats nest that I have to rip through or use a detangler to get a comb through it. I don’t have to use anything extra with this shampoo and conditioner. I also have psoriasis on my scalp and it does not make it itchy like most shampoos. I really like this stuff and I’m happy I tried it!
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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MAJOR hair loss

1 out of 5 stars
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Sarah - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
Smells great but made my hair fall out in clumps! It also left it feeling extremely dry and a matted mess when I got out of the shower.
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Not for oily hair. Dirtier after "shampooing".

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Abigail - 4 months ago
Leaves heavy residue every time I’ve used it. I already have oily hair, but it feels just as dirty once I’ve washed it. Zero stars.
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
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Shampoo

5 out of 5 stars
d_love93 - 4 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
After searching for a shampoo that not only smells good and leaves my hair smelling good, but actually left my hair feeling clean, refreshed and moisturized, this product was exactly that! The price is affordable and this is my new favorite.
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Will not buy again

1 out of 5 stars
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nataly13 - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Hair did not feel clean. It actually made My hair feel very greasy .
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Is it supposed to be like this?

2 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
dailyg - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Felt like conditioner not like a shampoo? Every time I use it, I check the bottle i disbelief that someone didn’t swap out the labels. Perhaps this is too gentle for my hair that gets quite greasy, I still expected a little bit of cleansing power. It felt hydrating for my hair like a conditioner, no lather.
quality: 3 out of 5
value: 2 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
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Waste of Money

1 out of 5 stars
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PiperBethInDallas - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Really disappointing. I had previously used this brand shampoo, but something’s very different now. Despite being “for all hair types”, it’s not. Both the shampoo and conditioners leave heavy residue and my hair feels so greasy and coated after a wash. I am returning all the products I bought a few days ago.
quality: 2 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Nice!

5 out of 5 stars
- 5 months ago
originally posted on kristinesshair.com
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I've been having a fantastic experience with this shampoo. It not only makes my hair feel thoroughly cleansed but also imparts a delightful fragrance that lingers. The shampoo creates a rich lather, even when just a small quantity is used, highlighting the product's efficiency and how little is needed for each wash. This characteristic of the brand impresses me the most. I am certainly going to suggest it to others, as it's been a wonderful addition to my hair care routine.
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HAIR LOSS!

1 out of 5 stars
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Rose - 5 months ago
Major hair loss!!! My hair has been falling out so bad since I started using this shampoo! I use to never shed hair and now my shower wall ous covered in hair after every wash! It's insane!!!
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Great product!

4 out of 5 stars
Scorpiogal - 5 months ago
Love it! Was using a different brand that made my hair thin and greasy and just dead. One time using this shampoo and my hair was back to being full and alive. Cherry on top is that it smells amazing.
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Like it so far

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Sav - 6 months ago
I have only been using for a few days, so we will see how it is after longer use. So far it is really nice! My hair is super soft and silky, gives me volume, and it smells really good. It is a lighter scent than the original which I found to be too strong. It smells like coconut, fruity, floral. Scent lasts a lot time on the hair as well.
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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