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Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray

Alterna

Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray

Item #: 2238061 Size: 4.2 oz

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With an exceptionally high level of thermal protection of up to 428 degrees, hair is not only repaired and replenished but also thoroughly protected inside and out. Features strengthening organic bamboo extract and smoothing kendi oil for hair that is stronger, sleeker and noticeably healthier without frizz.

What it is formulated to do:

  • Protects from heat up to 428 degrees
  • Repairs and helps protect against damage caused by high temperature heat styling tools and harsh chemicals
  • Softens hair and locks in moisture to eliminate dryness and brittleness
  • Forms a protective barrier around the hair's outer layer to help prevent breakage, splitting and snapping
  • Helps detangle hair, preventing breakage by making combing easier
  • For all hair types. Safe for hair which is treated with color, keratin smoothing treatment, or perm.
  • Formulated without sulfates, sodium chloride, parabens, gluten, DEA/TEA, phthalates, triclosan, synthetic dye


Key ingredients:

  • Organic bamboo extract: Immediately boosts hair's intrinsic strength, flexibility and sustainability for stronger, healthier, better-performing hair
  • Organic kendi oil: Works to repair and maintain the hair's lipid layer. Protects hair from future damage by infusing it with multiple essential fatty acids (omegas 3,6,9) and anti-oxidant powerhouse tocopherol
  • Kendi Intense Protect Complex: Prevents breakage and provides protection from heat damage up to 428 degrees, which is significantly higher than other products on the market (most protect up to 356 degrees)
Apply to clean towel dried hair. Comb through and style as desired. Can be followed with other styling products prior to styling.
Water (Aqua), Cetearyl Alcohol, Propanediol, Behentrimonium Chloride, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum), Hydroxyethylcellulose, Panthenol, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Polysilicone-15, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Phospholipids, Disodium EDTA, Tocopheryl Acetate, Linalool, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citronellol, Citric Acid, Limonene, Methylisothiazolinone, Sodium Methoxy PEG-16 Maleate/Styrene Sulfonate Copolymer, Aleurites Moluccana Seed Oil, Bambusa Vulgaris Water, Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Extract, Wasabia Japonica Root Extract, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Polyquaternium-10, Silanetriol Melaninate, Superoxide Dismutase, Bromelain, Papain, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment.

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AlternaBamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray
 
4.4

(based on 106 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (78)
  • Lightweight (76)
  • Non-greasy (67)
  • Smells great (67)
  • Controls frizz (65)

Cons

  • Greasy (4)
  • Heavy (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Strong odor (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (56)
  • Straight hair (35)
  • Thick hair (30)
  • Curly hair (27)
  • Fine hair (24)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (55), Straight hair (27), Very curly hair (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (43), Product junkie (33), Survivalist / minimalist (22)

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5.0

AMAZING PRODUCT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By Amanda

from Metairie, Louisiana

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Makes hair silky
  • Protects from heat

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

      Love this product. I am transitioning from dark hair back to blonde hair. Since my hair has color on top of color, my hair stylist has to bleach my hair to get it to a lighter brown color in order to highlight it. Well lets just say that thi process has dried my hair out a little bit. So I read the reviews and tried this product and it works wonders. I do about 5 pumps in my hair before I blow dry it ( I have medium length hair) and my hair is so silky and healthy looking after I finish drying it. I get complemented on how great my hair looks. Ive tried a lot of hair styling products over the years from all the dyeing and highlighting ive done to my hair, and this product is definately one of my favs!!!

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      4.0

      Decent Protectant Spray

      By Discriminating Shopper

      from Brighton, MI

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Expensive

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Straight Hair
      • Thicker Hair
      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

      This spray does a decent job and has a light scent. I like that it is gluten free and does not contain common, harmful chemicals. It is expensive for a product of this type.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Love Bamboo Smooth

      By Kelley

      from Coppell, TX

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair
        • Thicker Hair
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

        I spray it in my hair after washing. It's makes my hair so smooth and soft. Smells great also!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        It's the best heat protectant I've ever used.

        By Maria

        from Merrillville, IN

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great
        • Strong Hold

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use
          • Straight Hair
          • Thicker Hair
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

          As I have aged my hair has become dull and dried out but this product protects it fromhest damage and gives it shine.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Makes my hair look amazing!! ❤

          By Nohren1973

          from Central Illinois

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Straight Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

            I have fine, color-treated aging hair which gets heat styled a LOT to give it some needed body. I have tried many, many heat protectants including Living Proof's smelly aerosol, Chi Iron Guard 44, Redken, etc. This stuff makes my hair smooth, sleek, full-looking, and beautifully straight all day long. My hair is a couple inches past my shoulders and I don't need much. I spray 5-7 pumps i to my palm, rub my palms together, and work through my hair. I believe it has really protected my hair from the almost daily use of hot tools. It's well worth the price to me, a little goes a long way. Holy Grail heat protectant. I did not buy from Ulta but will be stocking up from Ulta.com.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            REALLY nice

            By Judyh

            from SF Bay Area

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

              I was having a lot of breakage, and after only a few times using this product, the breakage is about 70% less. I'm sure it will get better with every use.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love

              By Michele

              from Warrington,pa

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Straight Hair

                Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

                Hooked!!

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Awesome

                By Tam

                from Al

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Controls Frizz
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Straight Hair
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

                  My hair is processed and I noticed it was breaking. I tried this product and love it! Haven't been using it long enough yet to be able to relay effects but I will definitely continue using it.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Does its job

                  By Sarah

                  from Iowa

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Heavy
                  • Leaves hair sticky
                  • Sticky

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

                    Use on damp hair

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Awesome thermal protectant spray!

                    By Summertyme

                    from SC

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Controls Frizz
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Leaves hair feeling smooth
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • For long thick hair you have to use more amount

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray:

                    I flatiron my hair daily because I have curly hair and of course that means dry brittle ends. This product is very easy to use and I love that it is an oil that nourishes your hair and helps dry brittle ends look good again!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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                    • Q:

                      Is this product cruelty free?
                      Asked on 5/14/2017 by Mackenzie from Detroit, MI

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Alterna Haircare is committed to sustainable practices and we do not test any formulas or individual ingredients on animals. However, as a growing brand, we do not have the capacity for the registration process and fees in order to obtain third party cruelty free certification at this time. Of note, our CAVIAR line contains caviar extract, which is sourced according to the CITES convention concerning animal and vegetable species protection—to avoid uncontrolled fishing of sturgeons, the eggs used come from a Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser Baerii) breeding farm in France.

                        Answered on 5/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                    • Q:

                      Is this vegan? Cruelty Free? No animal by products? Etc
                      Asked on 4/21/2017 by NikkiHitchcock from GA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Alterna Haircare is committed to sustainable practices and we do not test any formulas or individual ingredients on animals. However, as a growing brand, we do not have the capacity for the registration process and fees in order to obtain third party cruelty free certification at this time. Of note, our CAVIAR line contains caviar extract, which is sourced according to the CITES convention concerning animal and vegetable species protection—to avoid uncontrolled fishing of sturgeons, the eggs used come from a Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser Baerii) breeding farm in France.

                        Answered on 5/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                    • Q:

                      hello
                      this is work as a heat protection so I can apply it then use flat or curling iron ?
                      Asked on 3/27/2017 by yasmeen

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, the Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray is a spray that instantly repairs, strengthens and smooths strands. It also provides thermal protection up to 428°F.

                        Answered on 3/28/2017 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                    • Q:

                      I know it says to use on towel-dried hair, but is there anything wrong with using it on dry hair? I apply it to a small section of dry hair, let the product dry for about a minute, then run flat iron over it. Is this ok, as long as the products has dried before I run the flat iron over?
                      Asked on 3/4/2017 by TCat from Maryland

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this product can be applied to damp or dry hair prior to heat styling.

                        Answered on 3/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                    • Q:

                      Does this product contain synthetic preservatives like formaldehyde? Are ingredients 100% natural?
                      Asked on 1/19/2017 by Nature from Irvine, ca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We do not formulate with formaldehyde.

                        Answered on 2/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                    • Q:

                      I have African American hair, and currently use the Alterna Moisture Milk (Leave in conditioner), Alterna Multivitamin Heat Protectant Spray, and Argan Oil on my damp hair before I blow dry to straighten. Would this product go on before or after the Argan oil (when I blow dry)?
                      Asked on 10/10/2016 by Roselynn from San Diego, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        All Alterna products are designed to be layered and used based on your needs/desires for your hair type, however we might suggest applying before the Argan Oil.

                        Answered on 11/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                    • Q:

                      If I flat iron my hair in the morning when it's dry, how do I use this productAnti-Breakage Thermal Protectant. Do I use night before?
                      Asked on 6/9/2016 by Tb

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The BAMBOO Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray is to be applied to freshly cleansed, towel dried hair prior to styling.

                        Answered on 6/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                    • Q:

                      Can this product be used everyday? Does it contain keratin protein. I've heard too much keratin will cause breakage.
                      Asked on 3/26/2016 by Sismarie from MENOMONEE falls, wisconsin

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes this product can be used everyday. It does not contain keratin. It has a combination of oils and thermal protectants to help prevent breakage during heat styling.

                        Answered on 4/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                    • Q:

                      can this be used if i have the brazilian blowout?
                      Asked on 12/24/2015 by stephanie f from mission,TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray is paraben, sulfate and gluten free however it is always best to double check with your stylist if you have any concerns.

                        Answered on 1/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                    • Q:

                      Will this work well when styling with a curling wand or curling iron? I don't want it to way my hair down so much that it wont hold curl.
                      Asked on 10/29/2015 by Bl29

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        No, Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray is meant for those with hair that is prone to breakage, those with curly hair who style their hair straight, anyone who styles with heat tools and who chemically treats or relaxes their hair.

                        Answered on 11/5/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
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