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Nioxin System 3 Cleanser

Nioxin

System 3 Cleanser

33.8 oz

Item #: 2235038

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Nioxin System 3 Cleanser, normal to thin looking, fine, chemically treated hair. A volumizing cleanser to help remove follicle-clogging sebum, fatty acids and environmental residues from the scalp and hair. Cleanses to provide thicker-looking hair.

Technologies:

  • Transactive Delivery System with antioxidants, botanicals, vitamins, and purifying agents to help clean away follicle-clogging sebum and environmental residues from the scalp, leaving the scalp feeling clean and refreshed.
  • 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.
  • Glyco-Shield for chemically-treated hair and scalp with white tea extract, humectants, peppermint oil, and protective conditioning agents that deliver a dual shield technology to help provide protection and moisture balance to color-treated hair, while leaving the scalp feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.


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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, Citric Acid, Sodium Chloride, PPG-2 Hydroxyethyl Coco/Isostearamide, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Sodium Benzoate, Salicylic Acid, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Menthol, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Tetrasodium EDTA, Polyquaternium-10, Methylparaben, Propylene Glycol, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Cystine Bis-PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Lecithin, Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Fruit Extract, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Biotin/Folic Acid/Cyanocobalamin/Niacinamide/Pantothenic Acid/Pyridoxine/Riboflavin/Thiamine/Yeast Polypeptides, Yeast Extract, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Blue 1, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Phenoxyethanol.

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Product Reviews

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NioxinSystem 3 Cleanser
 
4.6

(based on 190 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (69)
  • Easy to use (57)
  • Cleans thoroughly (40)
  • Improves hair health (39)
  • Smells great (36)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Dries hair out (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (74)
  • Fine hair (38)
  • Women (34)
  • Weekly use (10)
  • Men (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (34), Wavy hair (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (38), Budget shopper (33), Survivalist / minimalist (23), Beauty conscious (21), Product junkie (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (43), 10 minutes (24), 1+ hour (9)

Reviewed by 190 customers

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5.0

Cancer doesn't stop me!

By Survivor

from Bryan, tx

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Nioxin System 3 Cleanser:

    This product was recommended by my hairstylist 17 years ago! At the time, I was recovering from chemotherapy. My hair was coming back in and I needed a gentle quality shampoo. I've used it since that time and LOVE it!

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    3.0

    I only been using this for a few days and so far it's OK .

    By Kay

    from Kokomo Indiana

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Hopeing to regrowth more hair

    Cons

    • Does have a smell

    Best Uses

    • Hair los

    Comments about Nioxin System 3 Cleanser:

    Hopefully it well help to regain more hair for me.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    I would buy this product again

    By Diane

    from Sand Springs, OK

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Volume
    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Nioxin System 3 Cleanser:

      I have used this product for a few years. It is expensive, but I do think it helps my hair seem fuller.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      This product really works

      By Dautz

      from North Carolina

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Oily Hair
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Nioxin System 3 Cleanser:

        I lost a lot of hair after my son was born so I bought this and saw a lot of new growth rather quickly.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Smells nice and encourages hair growth

        By Melissa

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Nioxin System 3 Cleanser:

          My stylist said it would help my hair thicken up. I've recently lost a lot of weight and my hair is falling out as a result. I've used a whole bottle and my hair does seem to be growing fast but I don't know about thickening.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I've used this for years! Great product!

          By Aerpd

          from Georgia

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Improves Hair Health

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Nioxin System 3 Cleanser:

            Helps thinning hair.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Great product

            By AM Kav

            from Michigan

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Nioxin System 3 Cleanser:

              I use this product everyday. I like how my hair feels afterwards.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              Yes, I love it

              By East Texas woman

              from East texas

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Nioxin System 3 Cleanser:

                Love it

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again

                By Moni

                from Chula Vista ca

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Nioxin System 3 Cleanser:

                  Great for hair growth

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I use it all the time

                  By Dolly

                  from Salem, OR

                  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 3 Cleanser:

                    I use it all the time

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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                    Get answers from in-house experts.

                    17 Questions | 17 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      I see that this product is not sulfate free, but says it's for chemically treated hair. Will this cause my color to fade?
                      Asked on 12/3/2016 by dbush from Louisiana

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Nioxin formulated this product for chemically-treated hair, but if you have any concerns, it's always smart to consult your colorist prior to use!

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

                      My Moms hair is getting very thin and we put perms in it to thicken her hair and give it body. What do you recommend so we don't have to perm it every 6 months?
                      Asked on 11/29/2016 by Lovely from OKC, OK

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      How much shampoo and conditioner should I use for chin length fine hair?
                      Asked on 9/24/2016 by Slyboots from Palm Bay, FL

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        For chin length fine hair, use a quarter size diameter in the palm of your hand. If your hair is very soiled, two shampoos would be necessary.

                        Answered on 9/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I would like to know the differences between Nioxin 1 through 6. My hair is falling out due to vitamin deficiency. I also color my hair.
                      Asked on 7/21/2016 by Deb from Eating own, NJ

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        For fine thinning hair that is color treated, we recommend System 3.

                        Answered on 7/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this product made in the USA?
                      Asked on 3/13/2016 by B16 from Tulsa, OK

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product is made in Mexico.

                        Answered on 3/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this product made in the USA or Mexico?
                      Asked on 3/9/2016 by CK07 from Little Rock, AR

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product is made in Mexico.

                        Answered on 3/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      iS THIS A SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER?
                      Asked on 3/8/2016 by HEATHER from JACKSONVILLE, FL

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        System 3 Cleanser is a shampoo. Follow with System 3 Scalp Therapy Conditioner and System 3 Scalp Treatment for best results.

                        Answered on 3/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this product sulfate free?
                      Asked on 1/30/2016 by Spillers

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        No, this shampoo is not sulfate-free.

                        Answered on 2/3/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can you use Nioxin on hair treated with Keratin? If so, what system?
                      Asked on 1/9/2016 by Linda from Pennsylvania

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Systems 3, 4, 5 & 6 can be used on chemically treated hair.

                        Answered on 1/13/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      does this shampoo have to be used daily for best results? I like to go a few days in between washing my hair will this still work well?
                      Asked on 12/2/2015 by courtneyjosephine_ from defiance ohio

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        For best results, Nioxin does recommend daily use.

                        Answered on 12/3/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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