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Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray

Alterna

Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray

Item #: 2246099 Size: 4.2 oz

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Hair is left visibly thickened and noticeably more voluminous with healthy shine for a full 48 hours, even on day two hair. Effective on even the finest hair types.
After cleansing hair with Bamboo Volume Shampoo & Conditioner, spray throughout clean, towel dried hair prior to blow drying.
Active: Titanium Dioxide (5.0%), Zinc Oxide (3.0%). Inactive: Acacia Dealbata Flower/Stem Extract, Alumina, Aluminum Stearate, Aspalathus Linearis Extract, Aspalathus Linearis Leaf Extract, Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Powder, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Methicone, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matracaria) Flower Extract, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract, Citric Acid, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract, Cymbopogon Martini Oil, Dicaprylyl Ether, Ectoin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Geraniol, Glycerin, Glyceryl Isostearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Jojoba Esters, Laminaria Ochroleuca Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Limonene, Linalool, Methylisothiazolinone, Phenoxyethanol, Phyllanthus Emblica Fruit Extract, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Propanediol, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Silica, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Soil Minerals, Spiraea Ulmaria Extract, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Water (Aqua), Xanthan Gum.

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AlternaBamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray
 
4.3

(based on 154 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (126)
  • Lightweight (123)
  • Non-greasy (94)
  • Smells great (71)
  • Strong hold (32)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (16)
  • Sticky (6)
  • Dries-out hair (4)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Fine hair (86)
  • Daily use (68)
  • Straight hair (50)
  • Curly hair (20)
  • Travel (16)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (100), Wavy hair (42), Very curly hair (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (66), Product junkie (43), Survivalist / minimalist (37)

Reviewed by 154 customers

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5.0

Loved it

By Shopgirl

from Houston, Tx

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

    Spray onto clean damp hair focusing on the roots. Don't overly spray, blow dry and you will feel and see the bounce it gives your hair. Style as usual.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Regular repurchased product for me

    By FatttyDevine

    from Central California

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds volume
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

      I sprits a bit onto roots of hair and let dry, sometimes blow drying and it just gives me the volume that my hair was missing. Love it. This product is my must haves when styling my hair and for added volume.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      3.0

      I need volume help!

      By Dee

      from Texas

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

      • Provides volume but not as much as I thought it

      Best Uses

      • Straight Hair

      Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

      I have thin hair. Been using this for 5 days. This product does help to increase volume, but the volume is not as much as expected or as some other products I have tried. However the time that the volume does last that is added is all day.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      More; lasting volume!

      By Susan

      from Portland, Oregon

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

        This product delivers; does exactly what the bottle says it will do. Crazy, right?!

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love this product and will continue to purchase forever!

        By Kitten

        from Columbus, NJ

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Strong Hold

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

          I use it twice a week when I wash my hair, I'm very happy I found it and plan on using it forever. I have very thin hair and it gives my hair a lot of body.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love the volume it gives

          By Beth

          from Maitland

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Straight Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

            Great for fine or thinning hair. Gives volume to look and feel thicker. Does not get hair greasy like most products for thin hair.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Horrible

            By Lea

            from Knoxville, Tn.

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Doesn't Work
            • Heavy
            • Sticky

            Best Uses

              Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

              Horrible. Expensive and didn't work whatsoever. Left my hair feeling heavy and tacky. Hated this.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best product ever

              By Runner 7

              from Chicago

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds body
              • Adds volume
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great
              • Thickens

              Cons

              • Dries-Out Hair

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Straight Hair
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

              No product is as good as this for adding healthy-feeling significant volume and thickness to baby fine hair.
              Every once in awhile I forget to use it and I'm blown away by how thin and flat my hair actually is because I'm fooled into thinking it's so much better than it is when I use this stuff!

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Fantastic

              By Ab

              from Kansas City

              About Me Professional Stylist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

                Fantastic....exactly as advertised!

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love this!

                By Kimbo

                from Deerfield Beach, FL

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                • None!!!

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Straight Hair

                Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

                Rarely buy hair products. I got the Bamboo oil in a sample pack and I love that so I thought I'd try this!! So glad I did!!

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair

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                • Q:

                  Is this color safe? Are all of your products color safe?
                  Asked on 2/13/2017 by aaliyah from ca

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, all Alterna products are safe for color treated hair.

                    Answered on 2/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                • Q:

                  How does this work for fine, oily-prone hair?
                  Asked on 2/3/2017 by Nicole from Chicago

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This is great for all hair types, especially fine hair because it's lightweight so it will not weigh the hair down but will still enhance volume.

                    Answered on 2/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                • Q:

                  If I'm using the Alterna multivitamin heat protection spray with this , which one should I use first.
                  Asked on 8/4/2016 by Alterna fan from UAE

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    There is no right or wrong order in which to apply these products. All ALTERNA products can be layered and used together in multiple ways.

                    Answered on 8/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                • Q:

                  Does this product help with setting and retaining curls from curling irons? I have very straight hair that I curl with a curling iron. Most modern products seem to be designed to straighten hair curly hair. I need to curl straight hair. Would it help retain curl for 48 hours, as well as volume?
                  Asked on 4/18/2016 by Straight-haired girl from Richmond, VA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray is designed to be used on damp hair, prior to blow drying for optimal results. It may help to retain curl but it isn't really designed to do that. It will however give you great volume to start your style. You could also try the Caviar Perfect Iron Spray which will protect against high heat, humidity and will also provide some hold and "style memory" to help you achieve a defined curl.

                    Answered on 4/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                • Q:

                  Do I use this on the roots also or just on the hair for maximum volume?
                  Asked on 3/2/2016 by Gina from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can apply Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray at the root to get added lift at the crown or throughout the hair for maximum volume.

                    Answered on 3/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                • Q:

                  My hair is fine & thin and tangles very easily after washing. I always use a leave-in conditioner after showering to help comb out my wet hair. Would I use this product prior to the leave-in conditioner or after? Also, can this be used on dry hair as well?
                  Asked on 9/15/2015 by skj

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We recommend using this after applying a leave-in conditioner and directly before blow drying to maximize volume potential.

                    Answered on 9/17/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                • Q:

                  Will you still get some volumizing effect even if you don't blow dry your hair
                  Asked on 8/19/2015 by Emmienick from Bridgewater, VA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    While this may give a little bit of a volumizing effect when air drying, BAMBOO Volume 48-Hour Sustainable Volume Spray is really meant to be used before blow drying the hair to get the best results.

                    Answered on 8/26/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                • Q:

                  Does this product have any thermal protection? I just used the bamboo thermal protection spray and mousse together and finished with the caviar anti aging extra hold hair spray. The three gave me some volume but I wanted a little more volume more hold.can anyone recommend products I could use in the alterna line for volume, hold, flexibility and shine. I have fine/normal color treated hair. It tends to get flat and a bit oily.
                  Asked on 12/30/2014 by maggie

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray does provide heat protection benefits; however, it is recommended to couple this product with the BAMBOO Smooth Thermal Protectant Spray (Item # 2238061), which will help to provide 428 degree heat protection and an 87% reduction in breakage, and then layer in the 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray right before blow drying to add a 105% increase in volume that will last 48 hours or longer – this will provide optimum thermal protection and styling benefits. Because ALTERNA products are so lightweight and absorb so thoroughly, even when layering products, they are far less likely to cause your hair to go flat. If you feel like you still want more volume and hold, you can also try the Caviar Amplifying Mousse (Item #: 2110828). We hope this helps!

                    Answered on 1/18/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Will this product work well in conjunction with Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil Pure Treatment Oil? Or will the weight of the oil negate the volumizing effects?
                  Asked on 10/18/2014 by Working To Be Frizz-Free from Shaker hts., OH

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    It is fine to combine the Kendi Oil with the 48 Hr. Vol. Spray. They will not negate each other, they are meant to be mix and match!

                    Answered on 10/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  does this product dry out fine hair?
                  Asked on 10/7/2014 by Scarlett from Princeton

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    No, this product does not have a drying effect, and it is ideal to add volume to fine hair. It leaves hair soft, never stiff or crunchy. The key ingredients are:

                    Organic Bamboo Extract: Immediately boosts hair's strength, flexibility & sustainability for stronger, healthier hair.

                    Organic Maca Root: Energizes hair from the inside out to improve volume on three dimensions: fullness, thickness and lift.

                    Color Hold: Alterna's proprietary ingredient that infuses hair with plant-derived melanin for extreme color protection and prevents color wash out. Protects hair from UVA, UVB & visible light including artificial light sources. Rinse resistant.

                    Answered on 10/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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