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Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo

Alterna

Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo

16.5 oz

Item #: 2306517

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A deeply reparative shampoo formulated with strand-building proteins, which reconstruct each individual strand of hair from the inside out to rebuild, resurface and restore hair, leaving strands strong, healthy, smooth, shiny & fully restored. Key product benefits are derived from strand-building proteins, which target damage at the microscopic level, working to repair each individual strand of hair:
  • REBUILDS: This unique ingredient blend delivers essential nutrients to the hair's interior cortex, nourishing to help strengthen strands. Fills in gaps and tears in the damaged cuticle, reconstructing this protective layer to ensure that nutrients do not escape. Cements the newly constructed, exterior cuticle to the interior cortex, ensuring that the scales of the hair lay flat
  • RESURFACES: Seals and reinforces the cuticle layer with a defensive shield that strengthens the strand to increase resistance to breakage while infusing hair with vital antioxidants to help prevent free radical penetration and other damage from occurring.
  • RESTORES: Leaves strands fully restored to their healthy, pre-damaged state. Hair is stronger, smoother, softer and shinier.
Massage throughout wet hair. Rinse thoroughly. Follow with Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Conditioner for optimal results.
Water (Aqua), Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Cocamidopropylamine Oxide, Glycol Distearate, Glycereth-26, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Caviar Extract, Polysilicone-15, Ascorbic Acid, Superoxide Dismutase, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polyquaternium-7, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Acrylates/Vinyl Neodecanoate Crosspolymer, Algae Extract, Phospholipids, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, C12-13 Pareth-23, C12-13 Pareth-3, Amodimethicone, C11-15 Pareth-7, Laureth-9, Divinyldimethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer, PEG-45M, Glycerin, Decyl Glucoside, Dihydroxypropyl PEG-5 Linoleammonium Chloride, Behenyl/Stearyl Aminopropanediol Esters, Butylene Glycol, Trideceth-12, Aminomethyl Propanol, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum), Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool.

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AlternaCaviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo
 
4.5

(based on 94 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves hair health (75)
  • Cleans thoroughly (65)
  • Lathers well (61)
  • Great smell (60)
  • Adds shine (59)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Dries hair out (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (43)
  • Fine hair (24)
  • Thick hair (19)
  • Curly hair (14)
  • Oily hair (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (46), Straight hair (36), Very curly hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (39), Product junkie (28), Survivalist / minimalist (17)

Reviewed by 94 customers

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1.0

Not what I expected

By Diana

from Pennsylvania

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great Smell
  • Lathers Well

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

    This isn't what I expected. I thought it would be more moisturizing than the other shampoos in this product line but it did the opposite. It made my hair and scalp drier.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    The best shampoo I have ever used - but for one thing...

    By Rain

    from Los Angeles

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Great Smell
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

    • Hard to squeeze the bottle with one hand

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

    My hair was limp from overuse of certain other shampoos. Additionally, I didn't like the shampoos that protect your color because they don't lather. This product is easy on your color, lathers like a regular shampoo and makes your hair soft, full and shiny. I have used it for over a year and it has never weighed my hair down. Even my stylist thinks my hair is healthier than ever. The only reason I give it four stars is because both the shampoo and the conditioner come in rigid plastic bottles that are very hard to squeeze. I actually have to use two hands to squeeze it out on my head, which is annoying because I can't see how much is coming out. Fix the bottle and the product is a five.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    4.0

    I would buy again

    By pnwgirl

    from colorado

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Volume
    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

        Love the product, hate the bottle! Hard to squeeze...

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Excellent product .. !

        By BobsAngel

        from Raleigh NC

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adds Shine
        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Great Smell
        • Improves Hair Health
        • Lathers Well

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • On all types of hair !

          Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

          Great product

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Excellent product!!

          By Keri

          from Fort Worth, Tx

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Gentle
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Lathers Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

            Excellent product!! Does not weigh hair down even if used every day. No residue left behind. Not crazy about the twist cap and hard plastic bottle; makes it slightly tough to squeeze product out. Somewhat pricey but this one is actually worth the cost. A little goes a long way. Very impressive product!!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            4.0

            I love this product.

            By kim

            from phoenix

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Hair Health
            • Lathers Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • color treated/damaged hair

              Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

              it works well

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Love this shampoo. I color my hair and the color last

              By Miss Kim

              from Coarsegold

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Shine
              • Adds Volume
              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Great Smell
              • Improves Hair Health
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                  Great for color treated hair

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I love this product!!

                  By Jenny

                  from Tuckerton, NJ

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Shine
                  • Adds Volume
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Gentle
                  • Great Smell
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Lathers Well

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                    This shampoo along with the conditioner is the best. I have very fine, thin, color treated damaged hair. I have tried so many products and this is by far the best. It makes my hair soft and shiny and it just looks and feels so much better.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Love, love, love!!!!!

                    By Tracy

                    from Somerville, OH

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Gentle
                    • Great Smell
                    • Improves Hair Health
                    • Lathers Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                      Shampoo, rinse. Lather is amazing! My overprocessed hair may have a chance after all!

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      The best!

                      By S

                      from Lancaster, SC

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Cleans Thoroughly
                      • Gentle
                      • Great Smell
                      • Improves Hair Health
                      • Lathers Well

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                          Best I've ever used!

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Wavy Hair

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                          • Q:

                            Is the Alterna Cavier Repair Rx Recovery Shampoo sulfate free and safe for keratin treated hair?
                            Asked on 1/20/2017 by Lindsay from Seattle, Washington

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes - all Alterna products are sulfate free and safe for keratin treated hair.

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

                            I have very curly, color-treated hair, that is dry with extreme split ends and breakage from using a straightening iron for years. I've been trying to grow out my hair for years using redken length and extreme products, and my new stylist says that my hair won't absorb any of the strengthening products if it is not moisturized, I've tried adding redken all soft for moisture but I'm still not seeing results. So I am interested in trying out Alterna shampoo and conditioner, would this product and its accompanying conditioner be the most beneficial for my hair and provide enough moisture for my hair to absorb the strength it needs, or would I need to also use/alternate with the Alterna Replenishing Moisture shampoo/conditioner to get sufficient moisture?
                            Asked on 1/13/2017 by Shelby from Kalamazoo, MI

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              You could use the CAVIAR Repair Shampoo & Conditioner to start - they transform severely damaged hair, intensely nourishing and repairing each strand. Both products are formulated with Strand-Building Proteins, which reconstruct each individual strand of hair from the inside out to rebuild and resurface hair, leaving strands strong, healthy, smooth, shiny and fully restored. Once you feel your hair has repaired/not seeing as much damage you could switch to the Replenishing Moisture Shampoo & Conditioner. All Alterna products are safe to mix and match so if you feel you hair needs more moisture while using the Repair Shampoo & Conditioner, you are safe to use the Replenishing Moisture products.

                              Answered on 1/30/2017 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                          • Q:

                            I recently purchased some Remy tape in, human hair extensions. They are bleached and dyed with alternate "piano" 18/613.
                            I need a shampoo and conditioner that will help keep the extensions healthy but not cause the tapes to slip due to the oil content.
                            Would this Cavier Rx Instant Recovery shampoo and conditioner be a good choice for my dry, bleached, damaged, tape in extension?
                            Asked on 1/12/2017 by Karen from Dinuba, CA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes - these products transform severely damaged hair, intensely nourishing and repairing each strand. They are formulated with Strand-Building Proteins reconstructs each individual strand of hair from the inside out to rebuild and resurface hair, leaving strands strong, healthy, smooth, shiny, and fully restored.

                              Answered on 1/30/2017 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                          • Q:

                            Im having hair loss what can i do or what shampoo should i use
                            Asked on 11/3/2016 by Cindy from Reno nv

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              We would suggest trying the CAVIAR Clinical Daily Detoxifying Shampoo as this is for men and women with fine, thinning or loss of hair. It is designed to eliminate dirt and oils from the scalp, allowing healthier, thicker-looking hair to surface. CAVIAR Instant Recovery Shampoo is great if you want to repair damaged hair and prevent future breakage.

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

                            My hair is extremely damaged from having it permed and getting it colored. My hair dries in seconds after washing it and is so frizzy. I've tried redkin extreme but it didn't seem like it helped. Do you think this product would be good for me or maybe something else you could recommend that would
                            Asked on 4/20/2016 by Chelsea

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              The CAVIAR Repair Instant Recovery Shampoo would be a great product to try as well as the Instant Recovery Conditioner. Both have Strand Building Proteins to target damage and rebuild, resurface and restore severely damaged hair. You could also try the CAVIAR CC Cream, a 10-in-1 leave in hair perfector for additional moisture.

                              Answered on 4/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                          • Q:

                            How is this product different from Alterna Caviar Anti-aging? I have dry and frizzy hair with split ends. Which of these two shampoos would you suggest?
                            Asked on 8/8/2015 by Lily

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo and Conditioner are designed to provide strand-building proteins to hair that shows significant signs of damage such as brittleness, dryness and split ends. These strand-building proteins will help to rebuild, resurface and restore each damaged strand to prevent future breakage and give healthy look and feel back to the hair. If you are experiencing dryness and breakage (such as split ends), Caviar Repair RX Instant Recovery Shampoo would be a great option!

                              Answered on 8/11/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                          • Q:

                            How does this product compare to Redken Extreme? Since both are protein shampoos. Besides the sulfates that Redken has.
                            Asked on 7/1/2015 by RayRay from Chesterfield, MI

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Both shampoos are similar in that they strengthen hair against breakage. As you stated, Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo is sulfate-free and a wonderful option for hair that is chemically- and color-treated. Alterna's formula also features proven results: Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo prevents 95% of breakage (vs. a non-conditioning shampoo). Additionally, in a consumer trial, after just one use, 9 out of 10 users saw improved strength, frizz control, softness & shine. We recommend reading the product ratings and reviews for both shampoos at ULTA.com.

                              Answered on 7/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            is this shampoo sulfate free?
                            Asked on 5/8/2015 by Beauty45

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, all of Alterna's shampoos are sulfate-free and safe for color-treated hair.

                              Answered on 5/12/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                          • Q:

                            Is this shampoo safe for keratin treated hair?
                            Asked on 5/3/2015 by Ic from New Jersey

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, the CAVIAR REPAIRx Instant Recovery Shampoo is free of harsh ingredients such as Parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates, Synthetic Color, Gluten & Sodium Chloride.

                              Answered on 5/18/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
                          • Q:

                            Is this shampoo & conditioner for color treated hair??
                            Asked on 2/17/2015 by jen from hayward.ca.

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes. Not only is Caviar Repair Rx Shampoo and Conditioner safe for color-treated hair, but it will also help to protect it using our Color Hold Complex.

                              Answered on 2/17/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
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