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System 2 Cleanser

Nioxin

System 2 Cleanser

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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.


Find your Nioxin 3-Part System here!


Packaging May Vary.

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 229 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves hair health (73)
  • Cleans thoroughly (70)
  • Effective (69)
  • Easy to use (62)
  • Lathers well (57)

Cons

  • Dries hair out (7)
  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Not effective (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (102)
  • Fine hair (79)
  • Women (34)
  • Men (22)
  • Oily hair (11)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (38), 30 minutes (38), 1+ hour (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (61), Wavy hair (35), Very curly hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (51), Budget shopper (42), Beauty conscious (36), Brand buyer (34), Product junkie (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Love this product!

By Hair girl

from Saginaw MI

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Volume
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

    This product was recommended to me because I have very thin fine hair. This product has helped to improve the volume of my hair tremendously.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    good for haIR

    By Bongo the bear

    from Omaha, Ne

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

      It does thicken hair and keeps hair from drying out.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      very good product for thinning hair

      By Thinning hair

      from Allentown,PA

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Hair Health

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

        My husband has been using this product and it definitely made his hair thicker.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        For the last 15 years or so!

        By Taco

        from Norman, OK

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use
          • Oily Hair
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

          Don't know how effective it is, 'cause I don't know what would've happened if I hadn't used it!

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Helps with thinning hair

          By Millie

          from Simi Valley, Ca

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

            My hair is getting thinner and drier so using this product helps.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            It really works

            By Gerry

            from Anaheim, CA

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adds Volume
            • Immediately stops hair loss
            • Improves Hair Health

            Cons

            • May be cost-prohibitive for some

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

            I have been using Nioxin products for three decades, and as soon as I started using them they stopped my hair loss. The ingredients they consist of are pure and gentle, and leave absolutely no residue, just an honest, natural clean. Will continue to use.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            I will buy this product again if it works.

            By Sgrmz

            from La marque tx

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Great Smell
            • Lathers Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                I just started using the product hoping it helps my hair from falling, and thinning out. I currently have pcos and 3 ladies that have the same problem recommended it.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Stops hair loss

                By Wine-Lover Gerry

                from Anaheim, Calif.

                About Me Minimalist

                Pros

                • Adds Shine
                • Adds Volume
                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Gentle
                • Improves Hair Health
                • Lathers Well
                • No Residue

                Cons

                • Price is too high

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                This product immediately stopped my hair loss. It leaves hair with a natural, pure clean without stripping nutrients. It costs a little more but it's well worth it and REALLY WORKS.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair

                (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                I won't buy this again

                By Bernie

                from Wa

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Lather Well
                  • Dries Hair Out
                  • Greasy
                  • Harsh
                  • Ineffective
                  • Smells Bad

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                    This product sucks

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    My husband loves this!

                    By Fast Eddie

                    from Missouri

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Gentle
                    • Improves Hair Health

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Thinner Hair

                      Comments about Nioxin System 2 Cleanser:

                      Used to help grow back hair.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

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                      22 Questions | 22 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Is this brand Cruelty free?
                        Asked on 5/3/2018 by michelle from san diego

                        1 answer

                        • CUSTOMER CARE

                          A:

                          Hello! Please read our animal testing policy below:

                          Coty Inc. statement on animal testing
                          We do not perform, nor do we ever commission any third parties on our behalf to perform, testing of our products or ingredients on animals, except where required by law.

                          All our products are safe and have been developed, manufactured and packaged in compliance with the laws, regulations and guidelines that are applicable in each country in which they are sold. Our safety assessment of cosmetic ingredients is based on the use of recognized alternatives to animal testing, the use of existing safety data and, increasingly, the sharing of such data with other industries.

                          It is common knowledge that China requires mandatory animal tests on all cosmetic products imported into the country. We continue to be involved in the dialogue with the Chinese authorities, including through our active membership of the China Association of Fragrance Flavor and Cosmetic Industries (CAFFCI), to replace animal tests with alternatives. As a result, China has recently started to investigate ways to replace animal testing and has sought the assistance of European scientists.

                          We have been actively involved in the research and development of alternatives to animal testing for many years. We were a party to SEURAT-1, the single largest Private-Public Partnership initiative which aimed to develop alternatives to animal testing of cosmetic products. With a total contribution of €50 million, funded in equal by the European Commission and the cosmetics industry, it managed to produce some alternative methods to animal testing and set the ground for further development of which we are also part.

                          The common goal of all these efforts is to completely replace animal testing through validated alternative methods which ensure our products are safe for consumer use.

                          Answered on 5/24/2018 by Official Answer from Nioxin from Brand Answer
                      • Q:

                        I will have Bariatric surgery in the next month and anticipate hair loss. I have normal chemically treated hair. Do you recommend I proactively use any of these systems?
                        Asked on 1/4/2018 by Jen from Ft Lauderdale Florida

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          You could safely use the Nioxin system 4 for hair loss, however if your hair loss is hormonal, you may not see the results.

                          Answered on 1/5/2018 by Wella, Sebastian, Nioxin
                      • Q:

                        Is this product ok to use while nursing?
                        Asked on 1/1/2018 by SS from Norman, OK

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes- There are no known side effects.

                          Answered on 1/2/2018 by Wella, Sebastian, Nioxin
                      • Q:

                        My hair is falling out while washing and brushing but I also have dry scalp. I know this is all related to stress. Does the System 2 also help with dry scalp? If not, what can you recommend?
                        Asked on 12/19/2017 by Snuggles from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello,

                          There are many reasons for hair loss. Yes stress does cause hair loss. I would suggest using the system 2 and adding the deep hair repair masque to increase moisture on the hair and scalp.

                          Answered on 12/20/2017 by Wella, Sebastian, Nioxin
                      • Q:

                        I just purchased a trial size of the shampoo and the scalp therapy. I have only used it once and I already see and feel a difference in my hair and scalp. It feels great! How often can I use these products? My hair is ver thin especially on the top of my head.
                        Asked on 7/10/2017 by Sweet Jean from Ossining NY

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Nioxin recommends daily use for best results! :-)

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