Many people has problems with hair thinning, not only men but also women. Most of the times we don’t know what trigger this condition, so we end up trying many different products. If you are one of them, reading this article might help you, since we are going to introduce you to two famous shampoo that was used by many people and has a lot of positive reviews, they are Nioxin and Monat. In this article we will try to help you with providing some brief information about Nioxin and Monat.
In this article we will give you information about:
– What is Nioxin and Monat
– What Nioxin and Monat can offer to you
– Nioxin vs Monat
Nioxin has been around for quite some times, the company has been there since 1987 and in 2008 it was purchased by a giant consumer goods that is very famous and we think you must already know them, yes they are Proctor and Gamble. Nioxin products was developed by the founder Eva Graham after she had an experience of thinning hair after she gave a birth of her child.
Nioxin category falls into salon quality products and also used by many salons and stylists to make their clients hair thicker. Even though it is not the most affordable shampoo you can get in the market, you will get this shampoo around $20. The Nioxin products range includes a number of styling products, hair masques, deep conditioners, and other products. You can get most of them at online market and upscale salons and some of their products only available at selected salons.
The main products of Nioxin is the hair care system, which available in six options. However in this article we will only explain the number 2 system, which according to its Homepage is marketed toward people with thinning hair and those who want to enhance the thickness of their hair.
How it works
On their website Nioxin claims that they used the advanced technologies to make your hair thicker, fuller, and making it look dense. The Nioxin advanced hair technology provides the real solutions to achieve your desired hair. This products remove debris and dust that can clog your follicles. They also claims that it can remove sebum. In some cases sebum may contains scalp DHT. They state that removing the excess sebum containing DHT can slow down hair thinning process.
The most logical and easy to understand explanation is that their shampoo able to crates health scalp environment, which is needed to grow a healthy and strong hair. It also has some ingredients that act as hair thickening properties, such as nettle root extract, niacin, biotin, B vitamins, and serenoa serrulata extract or also known as palmetto. Those ingredients has shown an effect to reduce hair thinning process.
Monat was founded not so long ago, it was launched first time in 2014 by Luis Rayner Urdaneta. Their headquarter is located in Miami, Florida. The name Monat itself is shorts for Modern Nature. The company is pretty successful, they able to put revenue until $25 million in 2015. Monat is also a subsidiary of the parent company Alcora, which also founded by Luis. By 2016, they already push their annual sales to $41 million and has won the 2016 Stevie award for Startup of the Year.
Monat has several different products marketed for different purpose, they are Intense Repair Treatment Shampoo, Revive Shampoo, and Renew Shampoo. In this article we will be focusing on the later.
How it works
The renew shampoo able to increase hair brilliance, strength and vitality. This shampoo is salt and sulfate free, it is a gentle and hydrating shampoo. The shampoo able to penetrates deeply and moisturize the scalp. This will boost the natural growth of hair and improves the follicle strength, which will help reducing thinning hair. But it is not all, this shampoo also support the restoration of hair’s youth and vitality by adding those essential moisture and support needed by your hair. This shampoo is safe to be used by people with colored hair or those with chemically treated hair. When you use this shampoo it is recommended to leave it for 3 to 5 minutes.
This shampoo is the right for you if you have frizzy hair that was lacking in volume, hydration, shine, texture and smoothness. This product is also suitable for you who have an oily scalp or oily hair, if it was your case you can have the extra shine in your hair using this product but without the greasiness.
Nioxin vs Monat
Let us get down to choosing between both of them now. As it have been said above, Nioxin main target is treating those who suffer thinning hair from DHT, means that their condition is influenced by their hormone. Nioxin also treat your hair by giving it their needed nutritions. While in the other hand Monat is gluten free, vegan, non-GMO and never tested on animals. If these things concerns you, then without further explanation we will recommend you to choose Monat. Aside from that both of them are equally receive many good reviews from their users. However if you have limited budget to spend we think Nioxin will suit your preference.