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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
 
4.5

(based on 168 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (69)
  • Easy to use (62)
  • Smells great (38)
  • Good value (37)
  • Lightweight (36)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (78)
  • Women (34)
  • Fine hair (33)
  • Men (22)
  • Weekly use (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (24), Wavy hair (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (42), Brand buyer (34), Survivalist / minimalist (23), Beauty conscious (12), Product junkie (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (38), 30 minutes (38), 1+ hour (4)

Reviewed by 168 customers

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5.0

Yes

By Maru

from Miami, Florida

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Improves Hair Health
  • Stops fall

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

    Best shampoo ever

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    wish I would have discovered this long ago

    By tesslo

    from California Coast

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Great Smell
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

      I used just the shampoo for the first time today...my hair was becoming fine and flyaway. My part was showing more scalp so I am looking to using the whole system and really glad for the SPF for I am out in the sun often. I am looking forward to the conditioner as well because using the shampoo alone did not provide the shine I like so I used something I had.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      I would buy this forever!

      By Grandma Jan

      from Haslett, MI

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Helps with thinning hair and hair loss
      • Improves Hair Health

      Cons

      • Dries Hair Out

      Best Uses

      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

      I use this as my daily shampoo, and actually use the conditioner as well.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      4.0

      A great shampoo for fine hair

      By MizS

      from Geneva, IL

      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 use the complete Nioxin line as my hair has always been very fine and now as I age is thinning. Not a great combination but this line really seems to have improved the texture and look of my hair. I recommend using the shampoo, conditioner and scalp therapy. I also use some of the styling products and have been happy with all of those (except the hairspray). The line is pricey but is often on sale at Ulta (buy 2, get 1 free) and the Ulta coupons can be used as well.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Great for thin, fine hair

        By Diana

        from Long Island, NY

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Improves Hair Health

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

          If you need some TLC for your hair, this shampoo is great for cleansing the scalp. Definitely need to use consistently for results.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Yes---great product

          By Leo

          from Fargo

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Doesn't weigh hair down
          • Gentle
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Lathers Well
          • Makes my scalp feel healthier

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

            I use it daily. Makes hair and scalp feel healthy and clean.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            yes

            By crazyinchi

            from chicago IL

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Lathers Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

              I answered for my husband whom I purchase this product for regularly.
              He loves it.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              4.0

              I have been using this product for several years.

              By None

              from Windsor, Va

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Shine
              • Adds Volume
              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Improves Hair Health

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                I use this product on a daily basis. It gives my hair some volume and shine as well as helping the thinning of the hair.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                Nioxin

                By Charlean

                from Alabama

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Improves Hair Health

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                  It seems to be helping my hair grow back.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  We will always buy this product

                  By Ruth

                  from Tyler

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Volume
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Improves Hair Health

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                    This product used by my husband and he says it makes his hair look thicker.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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                    14 Questions | 14 Answers
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                    • 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
                    • Q:

                      Whats the difference between the numbers? How do I determine which one is the correct number for me? thanks
                      Asked on 12/24/2015 by Vita

                      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 12/24/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can this help to grow hair back. I have lost a lot of hair. I do have to take a lot of medication.
                      Can this product help or at least thicken what hair I have left?
                      I try to cover up but it is getting harder and takes me forever trying to style it.
                      Asked on 8/5/2015 by Sandy from Wichita, Ks

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        The System 2 Cleanser is a part of Nioxin's 3-step system kit. This consists of the cleanser, the scalp therapy conditioner, followed by the scalp treatment. We do recommend using all three products for best results, every single day when possible. When used as recommended, most will see results within 30 days in regards to density and body. While the product does help to encourage new growth, not every person will see this result. If it does happen, it usually takes about 2-3 months to notice a difference.

                        Answered on 8/5/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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