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Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray

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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 102 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (74)
  • Lightweight (73)
  • Non-greasy (65)
  • Smells great (65)
  • Controls frizz (62)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (53)
  • Straight hair (32)
  • Thick hair (27)
  • Curly hair (24)
  • Fine hair (21)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (52), Straight hair (26), Very curly hair (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (39), Product junkie (33), Survivalist / minimalist (22)

Reviewed by 102 customers

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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
     
    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
           
          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
             
            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

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Has Been My Favorite Product for A Year

            By Sid

            from Boiling Springs, SC

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Thicker Hair
              • Thinner Hair
              • Travel

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

              I wash my hair maybe twice a week. This product was referred to me by my hairstylist after a long phase of bleach and hair dye. She said it would protect my terrible ends and promote growth quicker than ever before. I had doubts, but now it is the ONLY product I use on my hair, other than my shampoo and conditioner. My hair is entirely rejuvenated and I will never stop using it!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              LOVE IT!

              By Jackie p

              from Ocala Florida

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Great heat protector
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                  I'm trying to grow my hair out but also straighten it daily. This product is a life saver and my hair stylist commented on how less damaged my hair is since I started using it. It smells amazing too! This is definitely a life saver for heat styling

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

                  (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  I would buy this product

                  By Kiry

                  from Long Beach, CA

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Work

                  Best Uses

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

                    I like the product. If it supposed to help tame my unruly hair after blow dry, it did not work. It seem to create more frizz. However, I think for the breakage part, it seem to work. My hair didn't break while I was blow drying.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Works great

                    By Cheri

                    from San Jose, Ca

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

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

                      A little goes a long way

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair

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                      • 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
                      • Q:

                        Is it paraben free?
                        Asked on 10/9/2015 by Ildi from Adelaide Australia

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, all Alterna products are paraben free.

                          Answered on 10/12/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                      • Q:

                        Does this make the hair stiff or crunchy? Does it protect against humidity?
                        Asked on 9/4/2015 by lbeauty junkie from sacramento, ca

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          No, this will not leave the hair stiff or crunchy. It has Organic Kendi Oil which helps to protect against humidity.

                          Answered on 9/14/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
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