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System 5 Cleanser

Nioxin

System 5 Cleanser

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Nioxin System 5 Cleanser, normal-thin looking, medium to course, natural or chemically treated hair. Moisturizing cleanser providing thicker looking hair and helps remove follicle-clogging sebum, fatty acids & environmental residues from scalp and 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.
  • Smoothplex with silk amino acids, kukui nut oil, and protective conditioning agents; helps provide moisture balance, smoothing control and reduced 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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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, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Cocamide MEA, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Chloride, Fragrance, Salicylic Acid, Tetrasodium EDTA, Methylparaben, Linoleamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Nioxin Systems 1-6 - Cleansers (10-10).doc Page 3 of 7 Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Propylene Glycol, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Menthol, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Hydrolyzed Silk, Lecithin, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, 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, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment.

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NioxinSystem 5 Cleanser
 
4.5

(based on 33 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves hair health (12)
  • Cleans thoroughly (11)
  • Lathers well (10)
  • Easy to use (8)
  • Effective (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (9)
  • Thick hair (6)
  • Men (4)
  • Fine hair (3)
  • Oily hair (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (4), 30 minutes (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (8), Budget shopper (7), Survivalist / minimalist (5)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (7), Straight hair (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Reviewed by 33 customers

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4.0

I like the smell and hopes it makes my hair thicker.

By Purple Dianne

from Vancouver Washington

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Oily Hair
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

    I'm hoping this helps with my thinning hair due from menopause. It smells good and is not supposed to strip my color.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Keeps hair from falling

    By Jane

    from Wyoming

    Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

    I am in my 20s and am scared to death of ending up half bald like my mother. I got paranoid enough to try this. I use it only once a week because it really lathers and cleans my hair well but I live in a dry climate and it was making my scalp itchy and very dry, lots of dandruff. I don't use a conditioner because my scalp is so oily my hair goes flat quickly. Within the first week when I used it consistently (approx 3 times a week conditioner, cleanser, scalp treatment) my hair fallout was cut in half! That's why I stuck with it through the dandruff. Now one year later I have lots of baby hairs coming in and almost 0 split ends. I only use this cleanser now out of the whole system and just the once a week and almost no fallout. Great product.

     
    3.0

    Not for me

    By Debi N

    from Naples Fl

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

    • Greasy
    • Left hair limp

    Best Uses

      Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

      Left hair limp

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Lathers great

      By Cjmott3

      from Columbus, OH

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

        Lathers great and love the smell

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        this is a great product to use if you have a itchy scalp.

        By Janer

        from MN

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

          Nioxin is even better than the other dandruff shampoos.More spend y but worth it!

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Really Effective Cleanser!

          By Natalia

          from Tomball, TX

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Lathers Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Hair
            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

            I've used Nioxin $5 before but decided to put a pause since someone told me I should use it only 3 weeks at a time and then rest for a while. Anyways I decided to use it again because other shampoos were not working for me. I was getting itchy scalp and some dandruff was appearing. From first wash I really felt the difference. The itching decreased as I continued to use the cleanser and the dandruff is also reduced. I try to use the shampoo and massage as directed for better results. Also, I have the conditioner which I use to get smoother hair.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            IT WORKS!

            By SkincareAddict

            from East Lansing, MI

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

              I lost a lot of hair due to life stress. However, I was recommended by my cousin to use the Nioxin line. I took the quiz on their website and ordered through Ulta. Nioxin saved my hair and I will always go back to this brand.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              Always come back to this

              By Classy casual

              from Minnesota

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Oily Hair
                • Thicker Hair

                Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

                I started using this bc I felt my hair may be thinning but now I keep using it for the great smell. It also promotes hair health- where I can get a dry scalp with other products- when I come back to this every thing goes back to normal.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                keeps my hair from falling out

                By Sanlano

                from Baton Rouge, LA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Thicker Hair

                  Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

                  I have been using this shampoo since January, and i can swear by it. After just 2 weeks, i noticed that my hair catcher that sits over the drain has hardly any hair sitting on it at all compared to before. my husband used to say that you could make a wig out of all the hair that i used to loose that would sit on the hair catcher. this shampoo has reversed that. I have used Biotin supplements for 9 years, but as a result of this shampoo, the hair that is growing in is staying, and my hair is getting thicker and longer. I noticed that this shampoo also lathers well and rinses very clean, that "squeaky clean" feeling. It actually does what the product claims in that it cleans the sebum from the pores on your scalp, which promotes hair growth. For reference, i wash my hair twice a week, and use a thermal protectant while keeping heating element use, such as flatirons, to a minimum. i use Davines Oi Oil roucou oil to hydrate my locks after blow drying.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  love this product

                  By lissie

                  from Rochester, NY

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Nioxin System 5 Cleanser:

                    i've been using this product for years

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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                    • Q:

                      Currently using Nioxin number 4. How do I know if I need Nioxin number 5 or 6?
                      Asked on 2/18/2017 by Great hair from Rocklin California

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I wash my hair every two to three days. I'd like the kit, but would like to know if I must wash my hair daily, or can I just use the foam daily?
                      Asked on 2/24/2016 by none from Denver, CO

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Although Nioxin recommends daily use to see maximum results, you can certainly adjust frequency of use as needed.

                        Answered on 2/29/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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