The Regrowth Shampoo Alyssa Milano Used to Combat Post-COVID Hair Loss Is 64% Off
The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating across the board, and while the CDC's latest mask guidance might seem like a positive step, it's TBD how the effects will play out. Personally, I'm sticking with mine; I don't want to infect anyone who might not recover, and the risk of developing post-COVID conditions is intimidating. As Alyssa Milano shared with fans in 2020, the extreme hair loss alone (a potential post-COVID symptom) is nothing to be trifled with.
To treat the hair loss she experienced, Milano wrote on Twitter last month that a regimen of Nutrafol supplements and Nioxin shampoo and conditioner "helped tremendously." And while this shampoo and conditioner duo is certainly not cheap, you can now get Nioxin's shopper-loved regrowth shampoo for $16 thanks to a 64 percent Amazon discount.
The brand's System 1 Cleanser Shampoo for light to progressed hair thinning normally goes for $44, and it's so powerful that the price is seemingly no deterrent for the 12,000+ people who've left the item a five-star rating. One such fan said it's the only shampoo that's ever helped them with hair loss; combined with the brand's conditioner, they now lose one to five hairs "max" while showering, and "pretty much nothing" when brushing.
Another person, who said they were losing hair in clumps, echoed the effects: "In a week, the hair loss started to stop and my hair started coming back in." Those enviable results are likely why the shampoo ranks as one of Amazon's best-selling scalp treatments (just after the brand's full three-part system), and why other reviewers mention sticking with the shampoo for over 15 years. It's just too effective to quit, according to people with once-thinning strands.
Shop now: $16 (Originally $44); amazon.com
A bevy of beneficial ingredients are at work in the formula, including salicylic acid, peppermint oil, menthol, nettle and saw palmetto extract, a vitamin B peptide complex, and four yeast ferments. The former is great for dandruff, and dermatologists have signed off on peppermint oil as a potential hair growth helper. Multiple studies back the positive effect of saw palmetto extract on growth, according to a 2020 review, and vitamin B has a long history of strengthening hair.
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