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Nioxin System 2 Cleanser

Nioxin

System 2 Cleanser

5.1 oz

Item #: 2235030

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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
 
4.6

(based on 203 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (69)
  • Easy to use (62)
  • Improves hair health (56)
  • Cleans thoroughly (55)
  • Lathers well (45)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (91)
  • Fine hair (62)
  • Women (34)
  • Men (22)
  • Weekly use (10)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (49), Wavy hair (23), Very curly hair (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (38), 30 minutes (38), 1+ hour (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (42), Survivalist / minimalist (39), Brand buyer (34), Beauty conscious (26), Product junkie (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

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5.0

Would buy it again

By Eddie

from Green Lane, PA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Lathers Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

    Shampoo hair. does a great job.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    I will buy again

    By Sandy

    from Colorado Springs,C0

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

      like it alot

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      great product

      By Jay

      from Nixa, Missouri

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

        I've been using Nioxin products for nearly 20 years and wouldn't think of using anything else.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        WOW

        By Dolly

        from Tennessee

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Oily Hair
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

          Great product, I bought the shampoo and conditioner and ive been using it for about a week and it is like no other shampoo and conditioner ive used. My hair has gotten very thin and fragile over the years so i was looking for a gentle cleanser and this is it. Less hair fall when I comb through my hair after showers. I will keep using this product!

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          My 2nd purchase

          By AthenaProject

          from MA

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

          I am actually really blown away by this product. My hair has been thinning out for the last few years and I'm really self-concious about it. I first used this about 2 or 2-1/2 months ago and there are these little tiny hairs around my hairline that weren't there before! My husband says he can see more little hairs in the back too. Now, full disclosure, I also starting taking a hair skin and nails vitamin, so that could be helping too. But I will continue using this product. The only negative is it seems to dry out my hair, so I only apply this and the conditioner to my scalp and use a biolage conditioner for the length of my hair. Would definitely recommend tho. I'm certainly happy.

           
          5.0

          My go to shampoo

          By Ahdah

          from Aiken, SC

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Volume
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Lathers Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

            I have very thin, fine hair and this is the BEST shampoo for my type of hair.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            i would buy it again

            By rose

            from yuma, az

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

              hair feels good

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              Bought this for my son. He really likes this product.

              By Chris

              from Scottsdale

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Volume
              • Improves Hair Health

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                Bought this for my son. His hair is starting to thin and he likes this product.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                I am very pleased with this product

                By head bus driver

                from Buffalo, New York

                About Me Minimalist

                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 do believe my hair has improved

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  I buy the shampoo over and over again for at leas 10 years

                  By piddler

                  from Summerville SC

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Lathers Well

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                    i lather up twice every day, My gray hair is very fine. This shampoo works better for me than anything I have used since going natural (gray),

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

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                    17 Questions | 17 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Is this shampoo sulfate free?
                      Asked on 6/27/2017 by Lia2120 from South Hadley Ma

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        No, this product is not sulfate-free.

                        Answered on 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • 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
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