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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 100 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (72)
  • Lightweight (71)
  • Non-greasy (64)
  • Smells great (64)
  • Controls frizz (60)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (51)
  • Straight hair (31)
  • Thick hair (27)
  • Curly hair (24)
  • Fine hair (20)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (50), Straight hair (26), Very curly hair (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (38), Product junkie (32), Survivalist / minimalist (22)

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(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

        (1 of 1 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

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Love love love this product

                  By Nikki on the fly

                  from Portland OR

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                      Tried a different product lately and had to go back to this.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I will never buy another thermal protectant

                      By Jess

                      from Arlington, TX

                      About Me Product Junkie

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Curly Hair
                        • Straight Hair
                        • Tangled hair
                        • Thicker Hair

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

                        I use this product after I shower & before I style my hair, a little bit goes such a long way! This product has changed the way I do my hair, I have blonde hair & so it dries out easily & my hair can get very tangled, I love this product because I can use it & style my hair & I don't have to brush it a million times throughout the day because it stays detangled! This product is the best product I've found for hair like mine, I have naturally wavy hair, it's fine, but I have a lot of it & I can't say it enough that I will never buy another detangler or thermal protectant other than this!

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Wavy Hair

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                        • 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
                        • Q:

                          Is this product sulfate free?
                          Asked on 7/15/2015 by christib

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, this product is sulfate free.

                            Answered on 7/16/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
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