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Living Proof Perfect hair Day %28PhD%29 Shampoo

Living Proof

Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo

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Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo is a revolutionary shampoo that lets you wash your way to beautiful, healthy looking hair. Powered by Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo is the first step to:
  • Helping you wash your hair less often
  • Make hair look healthier instantly and improve over time

Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo is ideal for all hair types. It is sulfate-free and silicone-free. Safe formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

Perfect hair Day works hard to keep hair looking and feeling healthy.

The Perfect hair Day line*:
  • Delivers the five benefits for beautiful, healthy looking hair - smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish
  • Helps you wash your hair less often
  • Makes hair look healthier instantly and gets better over time

*Perfect hair Day Shampoo, Conditioner and 5-in-1 Styling Treatment

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Apply Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo to wet hair. Massage into a rich lather, focusing on roots. Rinse. Follow with Perfect hair Day (PhD) Conditioner.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Decyl Glucoside, Glycol Distearate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), PCA Glyceryl Oleate, Behenyl Alcohol, PEG-150 Pentaerithrityl Tetrastearate, IPDI/PEG-15 Soyamine Copolymer Dimer Dilinoleate, PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Dihydroxypropyl PEG-5 Linoleammonium Chloride, Polyquaternium-47, Laureth-4, Laureth-23, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Fragrance/Parfum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Magnesium Nitrate, Magnesium Chloride.

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Living ProofPerfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo
 
4.2

(based on 424 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (309)
  • Great smell (257)
  • Improves hair health (242)
  • Gentle (226)
  • Lathers well (201)

Cons

  • Doesn't lather well (39)
  • Dries hair out (35)
  • Doesn't work (32)
  • Greasy (11)
  • Harsh (10)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (178)
  • Fine hair (87)
  • Oily hair (86)
  • Thick hair (68)
  • Curly hair (43)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (204), Straight hair (180), Very curly hair (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (190), Survivalist / minimalist (105), Product junkie (79), Professional stylist (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 424 customers

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3.0

Loved it at first, but made hair greasier over time

By Ryette

from Sunnyvale, CA

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Great Smell
  • Lathers Well

Cons

  • Greasy

Best Uses

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

    I purchased this amid a search for the perfect sulfate-free shampoo. Every sulfate-free shampoo I tried just left my hair greasy. I kept hearing about hair needing an "adjustment period", so I continued looking and decided to try the PhD line.

    I had really high hopes for this shampoo and conditioner. I haven't tried a salon quality shampoo in a long time, so I thought they might be better formulated than some of the drugstore brands I tried, and thus leave my hair feeling cleaner.

    For the first few months, that was definitely the case. My hair felt clean and soft after every wash. I didn't need to wash as often. I figured my hair had fully adjusted to the sulfate-free aspect.

    However, about halfway through the bottle, I began noticing that my hair wasn't getting clean anymore. The under layers of my hair were permanently greasy, no matter how much I shampooed. Straightening my hair was honestly pretty gross when it was this greasy. I've been keeping at it in the hopes that the shampoo would go back to working for me, but sadly I think sulfate-free just isn't the right thing for me. If sulfate-free shampoos already work for you, though, this might be worth a shot.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    LOVE this shampoo!

    By Janabanana

    from Frisco, TX

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Adds Volume
    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Great Smell
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

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

      This is the best shampoo I have tried in a long time. I noticed a difference in my hair after the first time I used it (in conjunction with Living Proof Perfect Hair Day conditioner). My hair was smoother, shinier, fuller, and more manageable with fewer flyaways. I would highly recommend this product to anyone!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Loveeee this shampoo

      By Jacabel

      from Los angeles

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

          This shampoo does what it says. I have bought numerous shampoos that are supposed to help with frizz but none have actually worked this good! I let my hair air dry and once dry my hair was super shiny, clean and not frizzy! I have straight hair that tends to get frizzy and this shampoo seems to be helping a lot. I'm super impressed with it and the smell is amazing!

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Love the shampoo

          By A-M

          from Madison, MS

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Oily Hair
            • Thicker Hair

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

            I have been searching for shampoo and conditioner that will keep my hair soft and I think I finally found it. I have really thick hair and this keep my hair looking better longer even the next morning. You don't have to use a lot for it to work. It is expensive so I'd recommend buying it when you have a coupon.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            4.0

            Perfect hair day is ok

            By Brat

            from Michigan

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adds Volume
            • Citrus scent
            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Great Smell
            • Lathers Well

            Cons

            • Not wash & go for corse curly hair

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

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

            Good product but not just right for me.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            2.0

            No thanks!

            By Mich

            from Batavia OHio

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Great Smell
            • Lathers Well

            Cons

            • Dries Hair Out
            • Harsh

            Best Uses

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

              I love the way this shampoo smells and it did feel nice with all that lather but my hair turned to straw after a month on this! I was about to chop it off and then switched back to my regualr shampoo and in ONE day back to shiny bouncy hair! Thank god that was it. I would not recommend this shampoo but anyone who washes their hair more then once a week it's just so drying!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              4.0

              I love this shampoo!

              By Liz

              from Ohio

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Doesn't Lather Well

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Oily Hair
              • Thinner Hair

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

              I love this shampoo. The only thing is it doesn't lather well but honestly, I still see benefits from it. Usually I start getting greasy the next day, and wash my hair every 2-3 days, with lists of dry shampoo in between. This shampoo (with the conditioner) make my hair look better air dried, and it does get greasy till the end of day 2, so less dry shampoo. I'll definitely be buying a full size when my sample runs out!

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              I really don't know how I feel about this...

              By Alli

              from CA

              About Me Minimalist

              Pros

              • Adds Shine
              • Gentle
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

              • Dries Hair Out
              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

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

              With this shampoo, I HAVE to wash my hair every other day. Even using certain OGX shampoo, I can go three days without a wash, maybe with a dry shampoo refresher. However, with this I can't even freshen up with dry shampoo, I NEED a wash; I was anticipating a longer lasting clean. Even with the conditioner, my hair seems drier, and maybe coarser, than usual. It only seems to work well with the 5-in-1 Styling product. I've had it for about a month, and I'm still holding onto hope that it'll be beneficial in the long run.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              A surprising disappointment.

              By RayGon

              from Fort Smith, ar

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Doesn't Lather Well
                • Greasy
                • Leaves residue

                Best Uses

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

                  I used this shampoo and conditioner combination for about a week and half and just couldn't do it anymore. This made my hair so oily and left residue so bad around my roots. I kept giving it a try and used a lot less thinking maybe I had used to much product the first time but nope, same thing each and every time. I got sick of having to rescue my hair with other products and gave up on it. I love other living proof products so I'm surprised and disappointed.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love this shampoo

                  By Byrd

                  from DENVER

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Volume
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Gentle
                  • Lathers Well

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Cleanses without harsh chemicals

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

                    I only need to shampoo my hair once every other & sometimes every 3rd day. Hair stays clean & fresh

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

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                    • Q:

                      I have color treated hair I am looking for an appointment an everyday shampoo. Which one do you recommend? I currently use it's a 10 Is this a professional line?
                      Asked on 9/1/2017 by kim from pgh,pa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo is safe for use on color treated hair. If you'd like a complementary hair care consultation, please visit your nearest Ulta Beauty store to speak with one of our stylists. Thank you!

                        Answered on 10/2/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Does this smell like their dry shampoo?
                      Asked on 7/3/2017 by jmill from Mississippi

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        All of our products have a light citrus smell to them!

                        Answered on 8/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                    • Q:

                      Is this like the drug store brands that leave a buildup of wax on your hair??
                      Asked on 5/20/2017 by bronuh from grants Pass, or

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Living Proof dry shampoo is light and clean. It helps remove dirts and oils with no extra build-up.

                        Answered on 6/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                    • Q:

                      I am looking for a shampoo that will not dry out fine thin hair but also one that is not so overly moisturizing that it makes it flat and lifeless. Would this be a good option? If not do you have a recommendation?
                      Asked on 5/14/2017 by JDL from Mississippi, US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        For fine hair we recommend the Full shampoo and conditioner!

                        Answered on 6/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                    • Q:

                      does this work for an oily scalp? I've had problems in the past with oil control shampoos, they either dry my hair out or make it feel awful. i have thin hair, with an oily scalp and dry ends.
                      Asked on 4/30/2017 by mb

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this will help with oily scalp!

                        Answered on 6/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                    • Q:

                      Can you mix and match the shampoo and conditioners from each line? Specifically, the PHD shampoo and Restore conditioner??
                      Asked on 4/11/2017 by lynsy from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, you are able to do so.

                        Answered on 4/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                    • Q:

                      Do the Restore and the PhD have the same scent?
                      Asked on 4/1/2017 by Jilllllll from Gresham Wisconsin

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        All products have a light citrusy smell but vary slightly throughout the lines.

                        Answered on 4/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                    • Q:

                      Does Living Proof phd have keratin/protein?
                      Asked on 3/20/2017 by Melissa from FL

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Living Proof Perfect hair Day shampoo does not contain proteins.

                        Answered on 8/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                    • Q:

                      I currently use this brand but the "Timeless" line...how does PHD" compare?
                      Asked on 1/29/2017 by Cheb from Michigan

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Living Proof Timeless is for beautiful, ageless hair. It is a clinical, problem – solution line that supplements the things you lose as you age to keep your hair in the best condition. You'll typically start incorporating it into your routine in your 30s.

                        Living Proof Perfect hair Day is a simplified solution that keeps generally healthy hair looking beautiful and healthy.

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

                      Can this be used for thin hair?
                      Asked on 12/22/2016 by purelavender from NC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this product can be used on all hair types.

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