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Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray

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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 133 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (106)
  • Lightweight (104)
  • Non-greasy (78)
  • Smells great (61)
  • Strong hold (28)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (15)
  • Sticky (5)
  • Dries-out hair (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Fine hair (71)
  • Daily use (54)
  • Straight hair (42)
  • Curly hair (17)
  • Travel (14)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (84), Wavy hair (37), Very curly hair (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (57), Product junkie (39), Survivalist / minimalist (31)

Reviewed by 133 customers

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5.0

Vary Volume by Adjusting Amount used

By CABA

from San Francisco East Bay

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Faint Scent
  • Good Volume
  • Non-Greasy
  • No product build up

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Thicker Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

    I have thick hair that is naturally straight but currently wavy due to chemical processing. My hair tends to lie flat on my head, but with this product I can achieve good volume. If I use a generous amount of the product, I get pronounced volume that lasts a few days. If I use less product, I get volume but it only lasts a day.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    love this product !!

    By baby girl

    from Salinas ca

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

      Great for thinging ageing hair

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      This volumizer delivers!

      By Sonoma Girl

      from Sonoma, Ca

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Straight Hair
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

        I wash my hair every other day, and my styling efforts last 48 hours, even 72 hours if I go three days without a shampoo.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        4.0

        I've bought this product a few times now.

        By Bettina

        from Philadelphia., PA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Wish it added more volume that it does.

        Best Uses

          Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

          Light weight so doesn't weight hair down; Has a great spray mist.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I buy this on a regular basis!

          By Meme

          from South Carolina

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

            I buy this product on a regular basis because it works on well on my fine and wavy hair. I like that it gives you a lot of body, without the "crunchiness" of some other mousses and sprays.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great product

            By N/A

            from Appleton Wi

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

              Great volume.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              A definite for every day esp. during the summer in humid wea

              By pearl

              from md

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Straight Hair

                Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

                This product is great for humid weather. I've been using it for over a year and love it..Doesn't leave your hair feeling dirty.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                4.0

                Adds volume

                By kat

                from Longview TX

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

                  Adds volume to my thin hair without making it stiff

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy this again

                  By Campers

                  from Mineola

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

                    Easy to use

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great product

                    By Runner girl

                    from Chicago

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Smells Great
                    • Thickens appearance of hair

                    Cons

                    • Expensive

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

                    Doesn't make hair stiff or sticky or cause flakes. Works great! Redken has a volume mousse for really fine hair that maybe works a little better but it also dries hair out and causes breakage after awhile. Bamboo product keeps my hair healthy looking and shiny and full.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

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                    • 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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