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Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash

Living Proof

Curl Conditioning Wash

24.0 oz

Item #: 2297819

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Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash cleanses and conditions in one step. This breakthrough formula combines cleansing ingredients with a conditioning base to give you smooth, conditioned curls that are both clean and defined. When the complete Curl line is used together, curls are beautiful, defined and frizz free - and they stay that way 2x longer. Powered by Living Proof's Extended Curl Memory technology, Curl Conditioning Wash:
  • Cleans and conditions in one step
  • Gently cleans hair of dirt, oil and build-up
  • Starts defining curls in shower
  • Time-release conditioning keeps hair smooth and conditioned, in and out of the shower

Curl Conditioning Wash is ideal for all curl types. It is silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

Living Proof Curl is powered by their Extended Curl Memory technology and patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) so natural curls and waves stay beautiful, conditioned, defined and frizz-free longer. Extended Curl Memory technology delivers beautiful, defined, frizz-free curls that last 2x longer. Extended Curl Memory technology contains Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), an optimized blend of emollients and polymers, and time-release conditioners combine to repel humidity for strong frizz protection. Curl provides residue-free cuticle smoothing for long-lasting curl definition and delivers touchable hold for long-lasting, resilient curls.

After using Living Proof Curl, 2 out of 3 users agree:
  • They are twice as likely to wear their hair naturally curly
  • They enjoyed beautiful, frizz-free curls 2x longer
  • Their curls never looked so beautiful the next morning

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Apply to wet hair. Start at the roots, working your way down to your ends. Massage through hair for 1-2 minutes. Add more as needed. Follow with Curl Detangling Rinse for extra detangling and Curl Leave-in Conditioner for added conditioning for dry, parched hair.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Cetyl Alcohol, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Behentrimonium Chloride, Isoamyl Laurate, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Guar Hydroxyropyltrimonium Chloride, Polyquaternium-55, Xylitol, Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride, Quaternium-87, Decyl Glucoside, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Lactitol, Cystoseira Compressa Extract, Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Amaranth Protein, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Glycerin, Glycolic Acid, Fragrance/Parfum, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Methylisothiazolinone, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Magnesium Chloride, Magnesium Nitrate.

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Living ProofCurl Conditioning Wash
 
3.7

(based on 77 reviews)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smells great (31)
  • Easy to use (25)
  • Effective (21)
  • Great smell (16)
  • Lightweight (14)

Cons

  • Not effective (13)
  • Poor texture (7)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Doesn't lather well (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (28)
  • Curly hair (20)
  • Weekly use (12)
  • Women (7)
  • Fine hair (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (15), Wavy hair (11)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (27), 10 minutes (11), 1+ hour (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (25), Budget shopper (17), Beauty conscious (10), Survivalist / minimalist (9), Product junkie (3)

Reviewed by 77 customers

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5.0

So far so good!

By June

from St. Louis

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Less friz
  • Softer curls

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Frizzy hari

    Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

    Using the shampoo, detaingler and leave-in conditioner. After several uses, I can see that my frizz is more subdued and the curl more pronounced. It has worked even in Mid-west humidity.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    My curls love this! My hair gets better every day...

    By Lucky Lady

    from Fairfield Township, Ohio

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Not cheap

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

    So much better than foaming sudsy shampoo! Cleans in a different way. Takes getting use to ...but worth it. Pricey. Must to follow up with the curl leave in conditioner.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    I would buy again.

    By Rc05372

    from Clayton NC

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

      I love this product. My hair feels very clean and the product detangles my hair very well. It does not lather which made me sceptical at first. After several washes I can already feel a huge difference in the shine and softness. It definitely feels and looks so much more healthier. This will be my go to shampoo from now on!

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Second ingredient is alcohol - don't buy

      By Vivian

      from Springfield MO

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

        Cons

        • Dries Hair Out
        • Harsh
        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

          Bought after I liked how the phd Product from this line worked - but it dried my hair or after one use

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          A good product!

          By Cookie

          from Hudson, WI

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle

          Cons

          • Pricey

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair

          Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

          I alternate between this co wash and Aveda's. This one seems to hold my curl longer and works very well with the Living Proof curl cream. The smell is a little odd (peppery) and the product's a little pricey, but it's worth it. I like it MUCH better than the Deva Curl line, which I have also tried.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          2.0

          Not impressed

          By Evangeline

          from Boise

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Great Smell

          Cons

          • Dries Hair Out
          • Ineffective
          • too expensive

          Best Uses

          • Oily Hair

          Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

          This shampoo is too expensive and not worth the money. When I first started using this product it defined my curls and it smells really good. But after continued use, it dried my hair out so much that even my scalp itched all the time. Not worth the money!! I gave it two stars only because it smells really good.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Fantastic Product!

          By Sherri

          from South St. Paul, MN

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

            I absolutely loved this from the first time I used it! I noticed a difference right away even when my hair was still wet. It felt healthier and had better volume. It keeps the moisture in my hair, which is refreshing. After my hair dried the curl looked better overall as well. I was a little apprehensive about using a two in one product since I'm used to conditioning every time I shower but only shampooing every 3 - 4 days. It doesn't lather - so if you need that lather to really feel like you're getting your hair clean it will be a change. I was skeptical about that too but it really does clean my hair without the lather.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            My new favorite shampoo and conditioner!

            By Marrsandd

            from Santa clara, ca

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

              I have tried many curly hair products and had become a Deva Girl for many years. I am leaving Deva to become a Living Proof Girl! I love how my hair has reacted to the shampoo and conditioner. I still use Deva curl styling products and my hair has relived. My hair does not fall flat by the end of the day. It has volume and looks healthier.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              4.0

              Great product bad package

              By Sadie

              from Las vegas

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • DifficultDifficult to squeezesqueeze

              Best Uses

                Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

                The bottle is very hard plastic which makes it difficult to squeeze. I had to undo the top and use it that way. A pump option would be great.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                Smooth hair!

                By AmyHeartDiseaseSurvivor

                from Pittsburgh, PA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • No tangles

                Cons

                • Doesn't Lather Well

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair

                Comments about Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash:

                Works great for a shampoo/conditioner! Leaves hair smooth. Doesn't lather up, but it's not supposed to.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

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                9 Questions | 9 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Hello, I have curly super thick hair and have always had a very difficult time not only Maintaining it but controlling and taking care of it as well.Along with that, it takes me a very long time to rinse my hair and often leaves it flakey almost every time . and sometimes greasy/oily at the base depending on if it is a lather or not and product .i am very interested in this product but what can I expect For Curly very thick hair that deals with dry yet oily hair ?
                  Asked on 1/5/2017 by Em from Naples,FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Instead of relying on sulfates to clean the hair, Curl Conditioning Wash uses a combination of two gentle ingredients, Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Amaranth Protein and Decyl Glucoside to remove dirt, oil, and styling residue.

                    Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Amaranth Protein is a natural plant sourced cleanser.

                    Decyl Glucoside is a natural cleanser derived from sugars.

                    Answered on 2/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                • Q:

                  is this shampoo good on permed hair just as well
                  Asked on 1/5/2017 by Delanea from york pa

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, the product is compatible with permed hair as well.

                    Answered on 2/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                • Q:

                  I have low-porosity hair, is this product protein-free?
                  Asked on 8/21/2016 by Greeneyedgirl07

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Curl Conditioning Wash does contain a very small amount of an organic-based cleansing peptide. It is not at all like traditional proteins which create a heavy feeling on the hairs surface.
                    We chose this ingredient because of its unique combination of high performance and functionality. Importantly, this ingredient does not act at all like traditional proteins, as it helps clean hair and helps make Curl Conditioning Wash much more light weight vs. other conditioning washes. Further, we believe it is fine for hair characterized with low porosity. As opposed to traditional proteins which are not at all appropriate for 'low porosity.'

                    Answered on 8/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                • Q:

                  I have fine, thin, color treated, wavy hair that i can get to curl if i use a curl shampoo, conditioner and moose or light curl cream. What products do you recommend for me? I tried the body building cream, but hated it.
                  What products in this line will work well to provide curls to color treated, thin, fine wavy hair? thanks
                  Asked on 5/29/2016 by SHARON from Wadsworth, IL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We'd recommend Curl Conditioning Wash, Curl Detangling Rinse and the Curl Enhancing Styling Mousse to cleanse, detangle and add curl to your hair.

                    Answered on 5/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                • Q:

                  Does this product contain any drying alcohols, sulfates, or waxes? Is it Curly Girl approved?
                  Asked on 7/26/2015 by Sophie S. from Readstown, Wi

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product is sulfate-free, silicone-free, and color-safe. It is not formulated with mineral oil or waxes. It does contain Cetyl Alcohol, which is a moisturizing alcohol that is "OK" to include in a formula by Curly Girl standards. We hope this helps! :-) All ingredients are listed below for easy reference:

                    Water/Eau/Aqua, Cetyl Alcohol, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate, Behentrimonium Chloride, Isoamyl Laurate, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Polyquaternium-55, Xylitol, Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride, Quaternium-87, Decyl Glucoside, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Lactitol, Cystoseria Compressa Extract, Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Amaranth Protein, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Glycerin, Glycolic Acid, Fragrance/Parfum, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Propanediol, Ethylhexyl Glycerin, Potassium Sorbate.

                    Answered on 7/28/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  I have fine, dry, color treated, curly hair and have been advised to use the Curl line over Restore and No Frizz. What if I choose to use a curling iron or flat iron to style my hair two or three times per week? Which product would you recommend I use? Also, what about humid climates where my hair tends to really frizz, which product then?
                  Asked on 4/16/2015 by CritterTender from Montana

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    All Living Proof products can be mixed and matched to address specific concerns.

                    To protect hair from damage from heat styling, we suggest Blowout (Item #: 2287210) or Restore Instant Protection (Item #: 2276276), both of which protect hair up to 450 degrees F.

                    No Frizz Weightless Styling Spray (Item #: 2247773) is also a great option for those with fine, frizz-prone hair, and it can be layered with either heat protectant product. It is formulated with Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), which blocks humidity 70% better than silicones and oils.

                    Answered on 4/16/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Is this product good for oily scalp, my hair is naturally curly/ wavy and I have an oily scalp at the front with dryer midshaft to ends. I also have a huge issue with breakage/ fallout and knots
                  Asked on 3/14/2015 by Tiffany from North carolina

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    The product does have light cleaning elements to it so it will help deal with oily scalp. It might actually work very well since it's not too stripping and won't promote sebum production. Too much stripping can lead to more sebum production as your scalp tries to rebalance it. You should try it! Curl Detangling Rinse, when used in conjunction, will help with breakage and knots. Use it after the Conditioning Wash. Apply generously to wet hair and run hair under water run activate detangling. Rinse well. We hope this helps!

                    Answered on 3/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Would the Curl Conditioning Wash be good for permed hair?
                  Asked on 2/16/2015 by Tammy

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Like all Living Proof products, Curl Conditioning Wash is safe to use on color- and chemically-treated hair including permed hair. Curl Conditioning Wash cleanses and conditions in one easy step and helps to define curls.

                    Answered on 2/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Is this product suitable for recently color treated hair?
                  Asked on 2/12/2015 by AudreyJ

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, Living Proof Curl Conditioning Wash is sulfate-free and absolutely safe and gentle to use on color-treated hair. Its no-lather formula will actually help to prevent color from fading!

                    Answered on 2/12/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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