Hard Water Shampoo
Hard Water Shampoo

Hard Water Shampoo



Size: 10.5 oz. |
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  • Helps eliminate mineral build-up from hard and well water
  • Reduces dryness, damage, dullness and discoloration
  • Leaves hair soft, shiny and manageable
  • Safe for color-treated hair
  • Safe for daily use
  • 100% Vegan

ion™ Hard Water Shampoo helps prevent build-up of hard and well water minerals. Reduces dryness and damage while adding shine and moisture. Increases manageability and helps reverse and prevent discoloration. Deep yet gentle cleansing safe for all hair types, including chemically-treated hair and can be used daily.


From volumizing to smoothing, moisturizing to color-protecting, Ion shampoos, conditioners, and treatments are formulated to provide impeccable, professional results for all hair types.

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Hard Water Shampoo is rated 4.260869565217392 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bye-Bye Hard Water Issues..... I bought this shampoo and the matching conditioner on a whim because living here in South Florida makes you prone to heavily chlorinated and iron-dense water. It's no good for hair on a long-term basis so I saw this an gave it a try. All I can say is WOW!! My hair was restored back to a bouncy and shiny status and felt wonderfully clean. The conditioner is very rich and moisturizing without being too heavy and it doesn't leave residue. My hair looked amazing and was full of body. It also stays clean longer...even with using product. I LOVE THIS!!!
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazed! I had platinum blonde hair, built a house with a new well and my hair turned green! I have tried everything from clarifying shampoos, chelating shampoos, dying my hair brown, using Malibu shampoo and conditioner for hard water, none of these seemed to work. Even when I dyed my hair brown and the blonde came through I noticed a tint of green. Went back blonde after having a plumber come and see what the problem was.... the green went away for awhile and along came brassy blonde hair! I thought I would never win.. Used the ION hard water crystals that turn into gel, left that on my hair for 20 minutes followed by the Ion Hard Water shampoo and Conditioner.. Looked like I just stepped out of the salon!! I am so impressed! A guy I work with even asked if I got my water figured out because my hair looked good! WOOOP! Happy girl right here!
Date published: 2016-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Happy All other products is not as good, I'm impressed with Sally Beauty Ion hard water shampoo a lot of difference in my hair since I used Ion! I've tried different products came across Sally Beauty website; I thought would be waste of time trying another shampoo, Very Happy I tried Ion. I will recommend Sally Beauty to my friends and Families! Thank You :)
Date published: 2015-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! I have very hard water, which can turn my naturally blonde hair red. I was tired of being a redhead, which is why I tried this shampoo. It works amazingly well! I'm a blonde again! It also leaves my hair manageable & doesn't dry it out like most shampoos do. I love it!
Date published: 2015-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Product! We have very hard water (without a softener) and my hair was looking bad. It was dull and seemed to get dirty sooner. After I tried Ion Hard Water Shampoo I was so pleased. My hair was soft, shiny, and clean.
Date published: 2015-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful!!!... recently moved to an area with EXTREMELY hard water [to the point you can see it built up on the faucets]...bought this in hopes it would help my coloured hair and my husband's naturally fine grey hair not be so flyaway and dry...smells great, but not overpoweringly sweet or flowery...lathers nice...both our hair is more manageable and healthy looking... and we both love it... do not stop making this!!! EVER!!!...
Date published: 2015-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hard water and unhappy hair? Here's your solution! I recently moved to an area with extremely hard water and noticed that my hair became drier, had more tangles, frizzier waves, and my hair felt dirtier quicker than normal. After reading what hard water does to your hair, I decided to try Ion Hard Water Shampoo and I am so happy that I did! It is my very favorite shampoo to use on my naturally wavy, dry, fine, porous, and frizzy hair. I was afraid that it would be too harsh or drying for my already dry hair, but it isn't! The lather is great and it is easy to distribute it all on your scalp and work it into your hair. The smell is also a lovely clean, fresh scent that is very pleasant. The consistency is fabulous because it is not too thick and not too thin, making it perfect to give your hair and scalp a really clean surface for conditioners to effectively penetrate the hair shaft. I had some build up on my scalp that happened to be hard water mineral build up, and since using this shampoo, I haven't had that issue since! My hair is also silky after rinsing and I have no problem with tangles and I can easily distribute my conditioner through my hair. This is a must try product for anyone that has hard water!
Date published: 2014-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best I live in the rural areas where you have to have a well. Now I'm uses to "city water" so the transition to well water was killing my hair and causing a "cradle cap" effect to my scalp. I found this shampoo and it works. My hair is super light and my scalp is starting to become normal again. I have not been using this very long, like 2 weeks, but I can feel and see the difference already.
Date published: 2014-05-11
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Is this a chelating or clarifying shampoo and if not do you carry chelating shampoo?

Asked by: Ebonilex
My hair turned orange after having blonde highlights. It removed the orange. I have used it for years to prevent the orange from happening again. I would say chelating but can't answer on their behalf.
Answered by: Missa313
Date published: 2016-10-17

I am trying to keep my hair platinum blonde but my hard water keeps turning it yellow even though I use a purple shampoo. Will this fix my problem?

If this well help me, do I still need a purple shampoo or do I just use this everytime I wash my hair and it will keep my hair platinum?
Asked by: myr
Hello, and thank you for your question. Yes, ion Hard Water Shampoo helps prevent build-up of hard and well water minerals like Iron, Calcium, Magnesium and Copper that can cause dryness, damage, discoloration, and dullness. This shampoo is color-safe.
Answered by: Sally Staff
Date published: 2016-03-24

Can I use this every time I shampoo my hair?

Asked by: Renae2083
You may but pay attention to the moisture level in the hair. If the hair begins to feel dry back of use to every other or every 3rd time.
Answered by: Brand Educator
Date published: 2016-02-22

I received a bottle of this (in December 2015) whose packaging does not match the picture - was I sent an old bottle?

Asked by: Anonymous
No, it isn't old. They just changed the ION packaging so a few bottles were still in the stores in December. Your bottle is fine.
Answered by: PolishLvr
Date published: 2016-02-09

Is this safe for keratin treated hair?

I just got a keratin treatment at my salon and don't want to undo the results. Thanks
Asked by: Tish
I had the same question. It contains sodium chloride, so it will progressively undo the smoothing effect of a keratin treatment. Because of my water, I alternate this shampoo with a keratin one, and use a keratin conditioner (One 'n Only has been the best at Sally's in my experience), and my hair stays shiny (but could probably be smoother...).
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2016-01-12

I have naturally medium blonde hair, but I have lighter color treated blonde highlights. I have pretty hard water, and the shampoo I have been using is hydrating but it is dulling my color. Would I be better off using this shampoo or the blonde shampoo?

Asked by: Hollybear
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