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My usual hair cleaning product is Nioxin Cleanser and Scalp Therapy. I am using level 2, early stages of thinning.

I am looking for another conditioner to act as a go-between, maybe 5 days Nioxin and 2 days this new product.

Any suggestions? Bumble and Bumble? Kersetase?
 

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I am getting old and my hair is thinning. This is why I use Nioxin Level-2 (for fine natural hair). I am Chinese with short black, fine hair. I wash my hair everyday.

I am doing research for a good hair product (conditioner and/or shampoo) and I don't really care if I have to buy it from a salon or from a pharmacy. Please help.
 

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I am really trying to get into more natural products. Occasionally I give myself a homemade version of the "hot oil" treatments that are commercially available. My hair is fine and flyaway too in this cold weather and dry heat, and it seems to help.

I just warm up some olive oil diluted somewhat with hot water, apply it mostly to the ends where I need it most, leave on for awhile (5-10 min or so), and then shampoo it out. Of course, the oil and water do not mix, but this seems to make distributing it on my hair easier.

I read that some folks use a 50/50 mixture of honey and olive oil, so that will be my next experiment. Has anyone here tried this or know anyone who has?
 

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My usual hair cleaning product is Nioxin Cleanser and Scalp Therapy. I am using level 2, early stages of thinning.

I am looking for another conditioner to act as a go-between, maybe 5 days Nioxin and 2 days this new product.

Any suggestions? Bumble and Bumble? Kersetase?
Save your $$ and forget Kerastase! The only one I have used that has helped is Ciment Thermique - a leave-in for the ends.
Bumble+bumble is pretty overpriced too for what you get.
Redken Deep Fuel is reasonable priced and very effective if you use it sparingly once or twice a week. A protein conditioner can actually dry out the hair if overused without a moisturizing conditioner also. So it would be fine to alternate if you are using a non-protein conditioner the other days.



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I'm going to amend my own advice and recommend Tsubaki shampoo and condish. It's made in Japan but available @ Amazon.com for $15.00USD/bottle. It has camellia oil and smells nice too! Very lightweight but powerful conditioning! It doesn't weight down fine hair like so many heavier ones can.



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I have short hair so the body and shine is not an issue.

I use Nioxin because my hair is thinning due to age. I am looking for a shampoo/conditioner that are good for my hair.
 

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I saw Tsubaki shampoo and conditioner in my local grocery store in Toronto and I bought them. They are both in 550 ML formats and cost $18 CAN each.

I will try it soon.
 

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I have short hair so the body and shine is not an issue.

I use Nioxin because my hair is thinning due to age. I am looking for a shampoo/conditioner that are good for my hair.
Oh OK then...what about Frederick Fekkai MOR products? They are specifically made for thinning hair. I tried the Shamp & Condish, but not enough "slip" for my medium-long hair for blow-drying, so I quit using it.



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You would want to stay away from products that contain SLS (sodium lauryl sulphate) or SLES (sodium laureth sulfate). These ingredients are detergents, which are very effective at cleaning and also produce a luxuriant lather. However, for individuals with skin conditions such as eczem and seborrheic dermatitis, prolonged use of SLS and SLES can exacerbate symptoms.

SLS and SLES have also been implicated in thinning hair, probably due to damage of the hairs' roots. Many people notice that switching to non-SLS/SLES-containing brands of shampoo results in visibly thicker hair after a few months of use. I hope this information can help! Good Luck!
 

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I checked my other shampoos but the ingredients for most of them are not listed. Nioxin shampoo does contain SLS.

If you don't mind, can you list a few shampoo/conditioners that contains no SLS or SLES?
 

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I checked my other shampoos but the ingredients for most of them are not listed. Nioxin shampoo does contain SLS.

If you don't mind, can you list a few shampoo/conditioners that contains no SLS or SLES?
SLS is also in toothpaste!! I would recommend a Tea Tree Oil Shampoo and Conditioner.

None SLS Products...

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I have been using herbal essences conditioner and I really love them. They not only smell nice but leaves hair shiny and soft. I love their citrus range best. They smell fabulous!
 
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