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Nioxin System 2 Cleanser

Nioxin

System 2 Cleanser

10.1 oz

Item #: 2235031

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Nioxin System 2 Cleanser is a volumizing cleanser that helps to remove follicle-clogging sebum and environmental residues from the scalp and hair. Cleanses to provide thicker-looking hair for noticeably thinning, fine natural hair.

Technologies:

  • Scalp Access Delivery System with vitamins, botanicals, SPF 15 sunscreen, and purifying agents to help clean away follicle-clogging sebum and environmental residues from the scalp, while helping provide sun protection for the scalp.
  • BioAMP with cystine amino acids, and lightweight conditioning and treatment ingredients; helps provide thicker-looking hair by increasing the fullness of each hair strand, and reducing hair loss through strengthening against damage and breakage.
  • Activ-Renewal with white tea extract, peppermint oil and cleansing agents to help cleanse and provide a refreshed scalp environment and healthy shine to natural hair.


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Apply to wet hair, gently massage into scalp and hair. Lather 1 minute. Rinse thoroughly. Use daily.
Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Sodium Chloride, Cocamide MEA, Sodium Benzoate, Salicylic Acid, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Menthol, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Tetrasodium EDTA, Methylparaben, Propylene Glycol, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Cystine Bis-PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Lecithin, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Extract, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Biotin/Folic Acid/Cyanocobalamin/Niacinamide/Pantothenic Acid/Pyridoxine/Riboflavin/Thiamine/Yeast Polypeptides, Yeast Extract, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Yellow 5, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Phenoxyethanol, Blue 1, Red.

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NioxinSystem 2 Cleanser
 
4.5

(based on 193 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (69)
  • Easy to use (62)
  • Improves hair health (49)
  • Cleans thoroughly (48)
  • Smells great (38)

Cons

  • Not effective (5)
  • Dries hair out (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (88)
  • Fine hair (53)
  • Women (34)
  • Men (22)
  • Weekly use (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (42), Wavy hair (21), Very curly hair (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (38), 30 minutes (38), 1+ hour (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (42), Survivalist / minimalist (35), Brand buyer (34), Beauty conscious (23), Product junkie (5)

Reviewed by 193 customers

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5.0

I like this product and appreciate the mgr at Kennesaw store

By Brad

from Marietta Ga

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Volume
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

    Thanks to the manager at the Kennesaw Ga location

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    4.0

    I've only used this twice, but leaves my hair soft

    By GrammyC

    from Ferris, Texas

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Adds Volume
    • Gentle
    • Great Smell
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

      I've used twice and really like the lather and feel of my hair after

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      For male thinning hair

      By JessE

      from Houston, Tx

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Does what it says!

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Oily Hair
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

        Awesome!

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Will buy again

        By Nadine

        from New York

        About Me Minimalist

        Pros

        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Gentle
        • Improves Hair Health
        • Lathers Well

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

          I have a skin disorder and I have yet to react to this product. I'm blonde and have an issue with shedding (bad) since I started using this product my shedding has slowed, my hair is softer and has more shine. All in all I'm satisfied with this product and would buy again.
          *note: i don't use Nioxin on its own. I wash my hair 2 times a day. Once In morning with Biolage HydraSource. Then at night I use Biolage first pre-wash, then wash with the Nioxin Shampoo and Conditioner. I apply Scalp Treatment after that.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          It is what use

          By Ro

          from McKinleyville

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Shine
          • Adds Volume
          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Lathers Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

            Works well

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            4.0

            I will continue to buy this product as it is helping my hair

            By Nana

            from Lexington, KY Ulta on Nicholasville Rd.

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Improves Hair Health

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

              While I do care how I look, I have very thin straight hair, and I have always had problems making the best of my hair. These products have helped my problems with my hair.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              This is great for fine hair. I use it all the time.

              By Viki Lou

              from Clearwater, DL

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Shine
              • Adds Volume
              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Gentle
              • Great Smell
              • Improves Hair Health
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                I use the product every day. I am very pleased with it.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again.

                By Miss T

                from Fort Worth, TX

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adds Volume
                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Great Smell
                • Improves Hair Health
                • Lathers Well

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Oily Hair
                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                  I puchased this product to use on my noticeably thinning hair. After about 2 weeks I can definitely tell a difference! My hair is thicker and more full and I only use the product every 2 to 3 days.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Great product for thinning hair.

                  By Crystal

                  from St.Martinville La

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Volume
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Helps with new hair growth
                  • Improves Hair Health

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                    Use this product daily Over time it helps to thicken hair.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Will use this product over and over

                    By Nana P

                    from Ohio

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adds Shine
                    • Adds Volume
                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Gentle
                    • Lathers Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Thinner Hair

                      Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                      This product made my embarrassingly thinning hair full and thick again. It will always be in my bathroom.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

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                      • Q:

                        I bought system 2 which one do I use first the cleanser or conditioner
                        Asked on 3/13/2017 by Monica from Indiantown Fl

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          The Cleanser should be used first (it functions as shampoo).

                          Answered on 3/14/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Do I have to use the scalp treatment too or can I just use the shampoo and conditioner? And also is this recommended for sensitive skin?
                        Asked on 2/9/2017 by Anna

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          For best results, Nioxin recommends using the complete 3-part System Kit. If you have sensitive skin, please review the ingredients list provided within the description with your physician prior to use.

                          Answered on 3/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        My hairdresser recommended I buy cleanser 3 for thinning/color-treated hair, even tho my hair has no added color. The shampoo is GREAT in every way, but now I am running out and need to replace. I have combo gray/dk brown hair which is thinning on top but good everywhere else. I am 70. Should I stay with 3 or do you recommend a change?
                        Asked on 1/5/2017 by Libby from Chicago

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          We would recommend sticking with System 3, since that is what your professional stylist recommended. System 3 is ideal for normal to thin looking, fine, chemically treated hair.

                          Answered on 1/5/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        If you were to stop using this product would it cause your hair to fall out? Or would your hair remain its normal state just not as thick because the shampoo is thicking
                        Asked on 1/4/2017 by Hair from Fortbragg ca

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          There are no adverse side effects if you discontinue use of Nioxin, but we do recommend using the product indefinitely if you want to maintain the results you see from the product.

                          Answered on 1/5/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I use COUVRé Scalp Concealing Lotion is a hair concealer that makes hair look instantly thicker by eliminating the contrast between thinning hair and scalp. Can I still use it with this product and get results?
                        Asked on 12/6/2016 by Teresa from Springdale, ar

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          NIOXIN's 3-part systems were designed to include products that help cleanse, optimize and treat the scalp and hair. For optimal benefits and the appearance of thick, dense-looking hair, NIOXIN recommends men and women use the entire three-step system daily as directed.

                          Answered on 1/10/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        What happens if I use system 2 on my colored-treated hair?
                        Asked on 11/10/2016 by Jenny from GA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          The System numbers correspond to hair type and condition.

                          System 1 - Normal to thin looking, fine, natural hair
                          System 2 - Noticeably thinning, fine, natural hair
                          System 3 - Normal to thin looking, fine, chemically treated hair
                          System 4 - Noticeably thinning, fine, chemically treated hair
                          System 5 - Normal to thin looking, medium to coarse hair
                          System 6 - Noticeably thinning, medium to coarse hair

                          If you visit your nearest Ulta Beauty salon, one of our stylists would be happy to help assess your hair and recommend a system for you!

                          http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                          Answered on 12/8/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Should you use this product in combination with Rogaine?
                        Asked on 9/17/2016 by Pete from Miami

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          You should not combine Nioxin System #2 with Rogaine, as the combination would be too harsh.

                          Answered on 9/20/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I just started using the System 2 and I'm wondering how to style my hair. typically I use a gel and hairspray. Is using a gel and hairspray recommended along with use of the Nioxin product? if not what is recommended to style my hair?
                        Asked on 3/31/2016 by Hair Master from Kansas City

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          You can style as usual as long as you use the Cleanser, Scalp Therapy and then Scalp Treatment before applying any other styling products.

                          Answered on 4/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I have very oily color treated hair, fine hair with a lot of "pull out", meaning strands seem to come out when getting close to shampoo time, also a lot of lost hair after shampooing and conditioning in the drain after rinsing. My hair is noticeably thinning around my temple and front hairline areas. Don't need a lot of moisture as it makes my hair even more limp. Would sysytem 2 be appropriate .
                        Asked on 3/31/2016 by Nan from Pembroke Pines, Florida

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          System 4 would be your better option as it has the color protection in it. You will notice shedding in the beginning of using the products. We also recommend the hair booster for the temple areas.

                          Answered on 4/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        where is the product made?
                        Asked on 1/11/2016 by Nioxin from New York, NY

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Nioxin System 2 Cleanser is made in Mexico.

                          Answered on 1/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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