Next to the basic hair loss remedies minoxidil and finasteride there is a new product line that has gained quite some popularity as a hair product in the last couple of years. In this article I will try to give you a good view of how these products work.
How does Nioxin work?
The main difference between Nioxin and the previous mentioned products minoxidil and finasteride is that Nioxin does not claim that their products provide a solution against hair loss. The product line is just designed to to deliver thicker, fuller, denser-looking hair. It uses advanced technologies that will help you get your hair in the best possible condition.
According to the producers of Nioxin their products will work on three factors which form the basis of the thinning of your hair.
the scalp, the role of the hair growth cycle and changes in the hair structure.
Nioxin uses 5 effects to achieve a thicker head of hair:
– Cleanses excessive sebum from scalp
– Reduces hair loss due to breakage
– Amplifies texture
– Delivers denser-looking hair
– Strengthens hair against cuticle damage
Function of the different Nioxin products
System 1: is specially designed for normal to thin-looking, fine, natural hair. It amplifies hair texture while refreshing the scalp and delivering a healthy shine.
System 2: is specially designed for noticeably thinning, fine, natural hair. It delivers denser-looking hair and a healthy shine while protecting the scalp.
System 3: is specially designed for normal to thin-looking, fine, chemically treated hair. It amplifies hair texture while refreshing the scalp and providing moisture balance to colored hair.
System 4: is specially designed for noticeably thinning, fine, chemically-treated hair. It delivers denser-looking hair while protecting the scalp and providing moisture balance to colored hair.
System 5: is specially designed for normal to thin-looking, medium to coarse, natural or chemically-treated hair. It delivers smoothing control to hair while refreshing the scalp and restoring moisture balance.
System 6: is specially designed for noticeably thinning, medium to coarse, natural or chemically-treated hair. It delivers smoothing control to hair while protecting the scalp and restoring moisture balance.
Every system consists of three products.
2. Scalp Therapy Conditioner
3. Scalp Treatment
Can everybody use Nioxin?
This product is suitable for men and woman of all ages and all hair types. Everybody that would like to see a cosmetic improvement, and by cosmetic improvement I mean a fuller, thicker and denser head of hair is able to use the complete product line.
How long will it take to see any results
According to Nioxin this product line should provide you with thicker, fuller and denser looking hair within a period of 30 days. If you read the customer reviews on the internet you will see that the product needs at least two to three months to see the best results. In practise you can fully assess if this works or not after a period of six months. If you do not see any result by than this product will probably not work for you.
There have been some users of Nioxin that have reported redness and itchiness of the scalp. In all cases this side effect disappeared after discontinuing use for one week.