Does Nizoral Really Work?

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Does Nizoral really work?When it comes to the way we look, our hair is very important. Having dandruff in your hair can be embarrassing and unattractive, even dirty looking to other people. Dandruff happens when flakes of dead skin from the scalp flake off onto your head and hair.

The annoying flakes of skin in our hair bother us every time we look in the mirror and embarrass us whenever we are meeting people for the first time. This problem can be resolved with Nizoral, a dandruff shampoo that claims to help you take back your life and those intimate moments when you wish you had no dandruff.

Nizoral is a strong shampoo that treats dandruff. It is not used everyday, so the product lasts longer and is more concentrated and effective to the hair. It produces fast results, with improvements in only two or three uses. This shampoo cleans your head thoroughly and uses former prescription medication in its formula to help get rid of the dandruff. Unlike other products, you won’t have to go through bottle after bottle using it every day, so this can make it easier to rationalize the higher cost.

The Claim
This shampoo is said to be more effective than other popular dandruff shampoos such as the name brand shampoo Head and Shoulders. Nizoral uses prescription medication in its formula to help dry out your hair and heal your scalp so there are no more flakes of dead skin in your hair. Although the product does have somewhat of a medical scent and a drying effect on the hair, the use of some conditioner is said to help these issues.

The Hype
Nizoral is a popular choice to rid your hair of dandruff because of the speed at which it works. The fact that Nizoral uses prescription strength ingredients to rid your hair of dandruff creates much hype about the product and causes many people to trust it more than they do common dandruff shampoos. Showing results in two or three uses, Nizoral works much faster than most dandruff shampoos. Also, the fact that you don’t have to use it everyday is appealing to many, because it saves money and time, especially for people with longer hair.

The Cost
Nizoral is much more expensive than other dandruff shampoos. For two seven-ounce bottles of Nizoral, you pay $30.98 from This is in contrast to other popular dandruff shampoos such as Head and Shoulders which only costs 7.49 for a 23 fl oz. bottle, a significant drop in price from Nizoral. Remember to consider that Nizoral isn’t used daily, and is more effective at long-term success.

The Commitment
In the beginning of use, Nizoral should be used on hair with dandruff every other day, alternating with a regular shampoo. Once your dandruff has cleared and your scalp has healed, Nizoral should be used on an as-need basis. Some who have used the product have reported that the dandruff had come back later and that they had to start using it every other day to get rid of the dandruff. Nizoral does no cure dandruff forever but helps to heal your scalp for some time.

This seems to be one of the best dandruff shampoos on the market. Some have reported that their dandruff did go away but came back over time and they needed to start a full treatment again. The drying effect on the hair is quite drastic and conditioner needs to be used with the product on the hair. However, the product does work. It successfully takes away your dandruff for a period of time, which varies in length depending on how bad your dandruff, is and how much hair you have. Because of the strength of the shampoo, be sure that you are not allergic to the product. If you experience rashes, intensive itching or your dandruff does not go away, you should discontinue use of the product and talk to a doctor.

Final Nizoral Review

This is a good product for dandruff control and it is recommended for people who have dandruff problems. Be sure that you use conditioner with the product and follow the directions to use it every other day. The drying of the scalp and the fact that dandruff may come back is a downside, but in comparison to other products on the market, this one is better. The product is expensive, so it should only be bought if you have serious dandruff problems and need strong medical attention.

Our Recommendation
Nizoral is recommended for those who have serious dandruff problems despite the cost and the drying effect on the hair. The product cures the condition of dandruff, leaving you with a clean scalp. The other side effects such as the dry hair can be controlled and should not be a reason to avoid the product.

What do you think? Does Nizoral work or not?

4 Customer Reviews on “Does Nizoral Really Work?

  1. The Dermatologist prescribed the 2% strength of the main ingredient in Nizoral. I’ve only used it twice so far. There is some decrease in itchiness which was my main complaint about my scalp. I hope by using it until the end of this month I’ll be itch free or Dr will try another idea. I’m happy to know what the people giving reviews have to say.

  2. Over the years nizoral has help me manage “tinea versicolor” {splotches on my shoulders}

  3. Very good review that outlines all of the positives and negatives of this fantastic shampoo. It is one of my “go to” shampoos. I find it is very effective in controlling my seborrheic dermatitis.

  4. I have really long, thick hair, and my head gets hot all the time and I work out and stuff and frankly, normal anti-dandruff shampoos like Head and Shoulders just don’t cut it. I’ve used Nizoral for years after speaking to my mum, who put me on to it. Okay, so it’s really expensive (interestingly it seems to be a similar price on the UK as in the US) and in the UK it costs around £15 per bottle which is around $22, so the amazon deal of 2 bottles for $30 is really good. If you have dandruff, you won’t find a better cure.

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