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Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo

Living Proof

Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo

Item #: 2292679 Size: 4.0 oz

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Living Proof Perfect hair Day Dry Shampoo contains fast-absorbing powders that soak up oil and sweat. Patented OFPMA molecule reduces the surface friction on hair, so it's easy to remove the powders making this the next best thing to washing your hair. Odor neutralizers eliminate less desirable smells, and time release fragrance releases a light, clean scent all day long.

Benefits:
  • Cleans beyond an ordinary dry shampoo making it the next best thing to washing your hair.
  • Absorbs and removes not only oil, but also sweat and odor so hair looks, feels and smells clean - no matter your hair color.
  • Contains time-release fragrance delivers a light, clean scent throughout the day.
Shake well. Hold canister 6 to 10 inches away from dry hair, then apply Dry Shampoo section by section in a sweeping motion to dirty or oily areas. Wait 30 seconds for powders to activate and cleanse, then remove them by massaging your hair with your fingers, or brushing your hair. Apply more if needed (just make sure to shake the can again).
Isobutane, Propane, Alcohol Denat., Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Cellulose, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Caprylyl Glycol, Dipropylene Glycol, Citronellyl Methylcrotonate, Hydroxypropylcellulose, Hydrated Silica, Cetrimonium Chloride, Zeolite, Ethylcellulose, Octoxynol-10, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Water/Eau/Aqua, Fragrance/Parfum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenethyl Alcohol, Limonene, Citronellol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citral, Linalool.

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Living ProofPerfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo
 
4.6

(based on 299 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great smell (183)
  • Cleans thoroughly (173)
  • Adds volume (139)
  • Gentle (73)
  • Adds shine (26)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (11)
  • Dries hair out (8)
  • Smells bad (4)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Oily hair (141)
  • Fine hair (66)
  • Daily use (65)
  • Thick hair (48)
  • Curly hair (19)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (127), Straight hair (116), Very curly hair (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (117), Product junkie (65), Survivalist / minimalist (63), Professional stylist (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (3)

Reviewed by 299 customers

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5.0

My go-to dry shampoo

By Girl 28

from Houston, TX

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Great Smell

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

      Leaves hair looking clean.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Dita

      from Alaska

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Oily Hair

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

          I really love this product. It doesn't make my scalp itch like some dry shampoos. And I have really thick, oily hair and it works great. I can extend my hair by two extra days. Which is saying a lot because of how much oil my hair produces. And it smells nice when you first use it, and then the smell fades so that I am not overwhelmed with a scent all day, which is so nice. Some brands can make me sick with the scent all day. I've bought this brand of dry shampoo 5 times now.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Yes

          By Artist

          from Palm Desert, Ca.

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

            Great for travel

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Don't buy it unless you want to be addicted

            By KT

            from Novi, MI

            About Me Product Junkie

            Pros

            • Adds Volume
            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Gentle
            • Great Smell

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Oily Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

              I use this product every day. To begin, it smells amazing. Per product claims, it not only gets rid of oil, it somehow magically cleans your hair. I have dark brown hair and if you shake it between sprays I have very little white residue. What is left, wait 30 seconds, and rub it in, and it's gone.

              After using it, my hair is instantly volumized and cleaned and I'm good to go all day. I have the travel sized bottle in my desk at work because it is that much of a life saver.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              AMAZING product!

              By Ash

              from Mansfield, MA

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Great Smell
              • Improves Hair Health

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

                Love love love this product! It is the only dry shampoo that I've found that actually works and makes your hair look and feel clean! My friend has very oily hair and she also think it's a life saver!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                I have been using this for awhile and will continue

                By Mary Ann

                from Riverside,CA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adds Volume
                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Gentle
                • Great Smell

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Thicker Hair

                  Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

                  This really cleans my hair, especially the oily parts beside my face

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Finally a good Dry shampoo

                  By DML

                  from Wakefield, RI

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Volume
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Gentle
                  • Great Smell

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Oily Hair

                    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

                    On I between days of hair washing, this dry shampoo makes my hair look like a fresh wash. Best one I have tried.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    4.0

                    Great for Brunettes

                    By Cassie

                    from NY NY

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adds Volume
                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Great Smell

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair
                      • Oily Hair
                      • Thinner Hair

                      Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

                      I love this for my brown hair. Cleans well and doesn't leave a white cast on my roots! I would give this 5 stars if it weren't so expensive. I go through this faster than some of the drugstore brands, but it doesn't leave a film on my scalp and is barely detectable in my hair. It also pumps up the volume- I have thin hair and every bit helps.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair
                       
                      1.0

                      Hate the smell

                      By CRS

                      from Sandy, Ut

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Smells Bad

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

                          Honestly, I sprayed it ONCE and said "heck no"! There as too many other brands that smell great so why use one that is high end in cost and gags me on the first spray. I purchased it because I had heard good things about it. Personal choice for sure.

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Straight Hair
                           
                          4.0

                          I would buy this product again

                          By Jane

                          from San Leandro, CA

                          About Me Beauty Conscious

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Adds Volume
                          • Cleans Thoroughly

                          Cons

                          • The scent is unpleasant

                          Best Uses

                          • Oily Hair

                          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

                          I just spray it on my hair and it leaves it looking less greasy then it normally looks. I have very oily hair so it's a lifesaver

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Straight Hair

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                          • Q:

                            Is it safe to straighten your hair after using this?
                            Asked on 8/12/2016 by Kenzie from Cottage Grove, OR

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, it is safe to straighten hair after using PhD Dry Shampoo. We do recommend using Restore Instant Protection to weightlessly protect against heat styling up to 450° and add additional shine and smoothness, prior to straightening your hair.

                              Answered on 8/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                          • Q:

                            Is this an aerosol can?
                            Asked on 7/18/2016 by Hillary from TX

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, PhD Dry Shampoo is an aerosol.

                              Answered on 7/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                          • Q:

                            Does this leave a white residue? Or is it clear?
                            Asked on 6/23/2016 by CityChick from Philadelphia, PA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              It's not a clear formula, so some white residue, that is easy to remove, is normal and expected—especially if you have dark hair. To remove the white residue, rub and massage hair with fingers and/or use brush. A boar's bristle brush will be the most efficient in removing the powders. If white residue still exists, use a blow dryer.

                              Answered on 6/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                          • Q:

                            Does this product remove hairspray, volumizer spray, etc? I want to use it as a 2nd day product instead of shampooing.
                            Asked on 6/12/2016 by cappochino lady from mn

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              PhD Dry Shampoo will remove sebum and oils. Volume sprays and hairsprays are mainly resin based products, so we recommend brushing through the hair before applying our Dry Shampoo.

                              Answered on 6/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                          • Q:

                            Is this product tested on animals?
                            Asked on 4/3/2016 by Steph

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Response from Living Proof:

                              "Safety is our top priority and we used the best and most advanced tools to achieve that. We do not test our finished products on animals, nor do we ask our suppliers to test them on our behalf."

                              Answered on 4/7/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Is this product tested on animals?
                            Asked on 3/28/2016 by meadow from ca

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              From Living Proof: "Safety is our top priority and we used the best and most advanced tools to achieve that. We do not test our finished products on animals, nor do we ask our suppliers to test them on our behalf."

                              Answered on 4/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            I have African American / Indian hair is this product safe for chemically processed hair?
                            Asked on 3/27/2016 by Beauty lover from NC

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, it is perfectly safe to use on chemically-treated hair!

                              Answered on 4/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            About how many applications can I expect from a 1.8 oz can on my fine, medium lenght hair?
                            Asked on 2/6/2016 by Momo from Nashville, TN

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              It varies, but based on medium density hair/length, it's about 15-20 uses.

                              Answered on 2/8/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Is this product suitable for dark brown hair?
                            Asked on 11/14/2015 by Nicole from Naperville

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, PHD Dry Shampoo leaves virtually no visible residue or powdery build up, so it can be used on all colors of hair.

                              Answered on 11/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            I have African American hair. Can I use this on a press and curl?
                            Asked on 10/28/2015 by sugarplum from Oakland, CA

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              The Dry Shampoo is appropriate for any hair type. If you have oils or silicones or a strong hold hairspray in your hair already, you may need to use a brush and hair dryer to help remove the powders.

                              Answered on 11/23/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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