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Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo

Alterna

Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo

8.5 oz

Item #: 2251341

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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 88 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves hair health (71)
  • Cleans thoroughly (61)
  • Adds shine (57)
  • Great smell (57)
  • Lathers well (55)

Cons

  • Dries hair out (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (41)
  • Fine hair (23)
  • Thick hair (19)
  • Curly hair (14)
  • Oily hair (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (43), Straight hair (34), Very curly hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (36), Product junkie (27), Survivalist / minimalist (15)

Reviewed by 88 customers

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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
       
      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

        (1 of 1 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 1 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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love for my dry hair

              By CRS

              from Sandy, UT

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • costly

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

              I don't think this builds up. Nor do I feel like I have to wash, rinse, and wash again. A small amount goes a long way.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              made for stressed hair? ibought it anyway

              By ziggy

              from colorado springs colorado

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Great Smell

              Cons

              • Dries Hair Out

              Best Uses

              • Oily Hair

              Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

              Alterna a good product, I think next time I will purchase a shampoo for hair that is not treated, and also a shampoo with conditioner , I have yet to find a shampoo for untreated hair and a conditioner that leaves my hair untangled, and both pproducts working together so I dont need daily use , that would be great I will keep trying

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              in love

              By MickV

              from NY,NY

              About Me Professional Stylist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                  I have to say I love this line from Alterna and this product in particular is life changing! I used it once and the results were immediate and dramatic, received a ton of compliments on my hair and it was not styled any differently than normal, it looked THAT healthy after 1 wash. And I was able to go 4 days easily in between washes.

                  I intend to use this shampoo 1 a week or every other week

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Holy Grail of Haircare

                  By Icecreamandweights

                  from Michigan

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Coarse Hair
                    • Curly Hair
                    • Damaged Hair
                    • Thicker Hair

                    Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                    Worth every cent! My review is for purchasing the shampoo+conditioner+protein cream. I purchased the 16.5oz bottles because they are a better deal. Don't waste your money going to salon to do a conditioning/blowout treatment-what-have-you. I did the salon treatments and tried everything from the pureology line to it's a 10 to redken...even simple coconut oil. It was all a waste! My "best uses" are based on my personal hairtype. My hair has been overly processed and for the past few months it became worse. I sleep on silk pillowcases and wake up with a rats nest. Combing out in the morning I see my hair breaking and falling in pieces. Washing and blow drying my hair is daunting and I felt hopeless until I read the reviews on the Caviar Repair line. I opted for this instead of the moisture one because how bad off my hair was. You do not need much of any of these products to do the trick. My hair was easy to comb through wet, I was able to blow dry it with very little brush action and my hair became smooth and soft afterwards. Dry time was quick. The best part I did not need a flat iron after drying to get that smooth healthy look. I can't imagine why anyone would rate this less than 5 stars. If you have minimal damage I would say the price point might be high, but for problem hair you need this in your life!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Buy It

                    By BJ

                    from WI

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Pros

                    • Adds Shine
                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Gentle
                    • Improves Hair Health

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Colored Hair
                      • Thinner Hair

                      Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                      I was looking for something that would help with my overly damaged and colored hair. I saw this, did some research and decided to spend the money. WORTH IT. I swear, just after one use my hair felt sooooo much healthier. My hair is lightly wavy but I've been coloring it for years that I've refused to leave the house until I dry and style it after a shower. But when I use this, I have no problem stepping out in public with wet hair because I know my hair is going to go back to it's natural wavy state.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      This is great shampoo

                      By Molly

                      from Birmingham, AL

                      About Me Product Junkie

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Curly Hair
                        • Daily Use
                        • Oily Hair
                        • Thicker Hair

                        Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                        I've been using this for a few months. I love that it's sulfate and paraben free but still lathers well and gives you a great clean feeling. My hair sucks to work with and rarely responds well with products. It's extremely thick, coarse, and curly and the ends are pretty damaged. I blow dry my hair out every three days or so and this shampoo helps not to weigh it down and makes my hair really soft. I love the conditioner too. The only downside is that it is expensive for the amount that you get. But if you have the money to spend, go for it. I splurge on it because, for me personally, it's that good.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Wavy Hair

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                        • 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
                        • Q:

                          Will this shampoo and conditioner help my hair grow longer? I have taking supplements, use quality products and my hair how's extremely slow, it is damaged with color and heat tools.
                          Asked on 9/15/2014 by CarrieRN from California

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, because REPAIRx products help to strengthen hair against breakage, it will help your hair to grow longer and stronger. REPAIRx products prevent 95% of breakage. After just one use, 9 out of 10 women saw improved: strength, frizz control, softness & shine.

                            Answered on 9/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Hi I have a question my bleach my hair past it got really damage point that it got fried I trim my hair it got better but I still have some blonde hair that is dry will this product put moist back to my hair and can I use this shampoo every day thanks
                          Asked on 7/7/2014 by Junior from Tulsa ,ok

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This shampoo helps to repair damaged, dry hair by sealing and strengthening the hair cuticle to improve smoothness, moisture, and shine. It can be used as frequently as every day depending on the condition of your hair.

                            Answered on 7/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I have extremely thin hair and seems to be balding would this product help?
                          Asked on 6/13/2014 by Pa from United States

                          1 answer

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