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Living Proof Perfect Hair Day %28PhD%29 Shampoo

Living Proof

Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo

24.0 oz

Item #: 2282203

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Traditional shampoos contain harmful sulfates which clean your hair by stripping it. They also contain silicones and oils, which build up on hair, attracting dirt and oil, and weigh it down. PhD Shampoo is powered by our patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), which creates a weightless shield around each hair strand that:

  • Delivers the five benefits for a perfect hair day - smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish
  • Promotes stronger, healthier and more manageable hair
  • Repels dirt & oil allowing you to wash your hair less often
  • Improves hair health instantly and gets better over time.


For all hair types. Sulfate-free, silicone-free, oil-free. Safe for color and chemically treated hair.

Apply PhD Shampoo to wet hair. Massage into a rich lather. Rinse. Follow with 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 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, IPDI/PEG-15 Soyamine Copolymer Dimer Dilinoleate, PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate (Thickening Agent), PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Dihydroxypropyl PEG-5 Linoleammonium Chloride, Polyquaternium-47, Laureth-4, Laureth-23, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glyceride, Fragrance/Parfum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Magnesium Nitrate, Magnesium Chloride.

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Living ProofPerfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo
 
4.2

(based on 310 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (220)
  • Great smell (182)
  • Improves hair health (179)
  • Gentle (171)
  • Lathers well (142)

Cons

  • Doesn't lather well (30)
  • Doesn't work (23)
  • Dries hair out (21)
  • Smells bad (10)
  • Greasy (8)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (132)
  • Fine hair (65)
  • Oily hair (63)
  • Thick hair (49)
  • Curly hair (32)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (145), Straight hair (133), Very curly hair (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (144), Survivalist / minimalist (76), Product junkie (51), Professional stylist (4)

Reviewed by 310 customers

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5.0

I buy this product over again

By NancyP

from Leominser MA

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

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

    This has made a huge difference in what my stylist has to trim during my regular appointments.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    PhD is the way to go!

    By mandasl

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Oily Hair

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

      I love that this shampoo doesn't weigh my hair down, and I can generally go a couple of days without washing! (I have super oily hair, I workout every day, and I'm a nurse so I usually like to wash my hair daily.)

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      I highly recommend this product.

      By miss liz

      from myrtle beach, SC

      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
        • Thinner Hair

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

        This shampoo is a little pricey , but worth every penny ! It leaves my hair feeling so clean without using any harsh chemicals like other shampoos . It leaves my hair feeling soft and manageable.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        I am addicted to this product

        By JerzyShoreGirl

        from Brick nj

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Oily Hair
          • Thinner Hair

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

          To wash my hair

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I've found my favorite shampoo

          By Tay

          from Chillicothe, OH

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Can be hard to squeeze out of the bottle

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

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

          I love this shampoo (and the conditioner). I've noticed a difference in the overall feel and appearance of my hair compared to other shampoos I have used in the past. I've been using this for six months after a friend recommended it to me when I noticed improvement with her hair. When I use this I feel like I am using a quality product, and I love the smell.

          The only downsides are the price, although I feel it is worth it (especially if you're buying the big bottle), and the bottle itself. The bottle isn't very user friendly and sometimes you have to really have to use your strength to get it out.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          4.0

          It was ok

          By I'll Try Anything Once

          from Kansas City

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Gentle
          • Improves Hair Health

          Cons

          • Smells Bad

          Best Uses

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

            I was excited to try this product since it got such great reviews. Overall I think it lived up to the promoted benefits. My decision to stop using it was solely due to the smell. It smelled waxy on my hair, not a pleasant smell to me. I have long, straight hair that I wear down every day. Having the smell near my face was something I decided I didn't want to live with.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Itchy scalp

            By Erato

            from San Antonio

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

            I really wanted to like this shampoo and conditioner system but it just isn't for me. It did leave my hair clean but also left my scalp really itchy. I even stopped using it for a few weeks and came back later....same result: itchy head all the time.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Linda

            from Chicago

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

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

              Great product

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              I purchased Perfect Hair Day Shampoo and Conditioner

              By CCB

              from Chapel Hill, NC

              About Me Minimalist

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Thicker Hair

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

                I really like this product but I have arthritis and the bottles are made of such a thick, hard type of plastic that I am unable to squeeze the bottles. Unfortunately, I won't be able to purchase this product because of the packaging. If you have arthritis the smaller bottles may be difficult if not impossible to operate. This is a high end shampoo and I am upset that I paid for a product that I cannot use.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect hair/perfect day

                By Miss more

                from Rancho palos verdes ca

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Hair

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

                  This is my go to shampoo, it makes my hair stay cleaner longer and gives it good texture

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

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                  22 Questions | 22 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Is it ok to use this Shampoo and Conditioner everyday?
                    Asked on 10/16/2016 by Ranjani

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it is safe to use the shampoo and conditioner everyday!

                      Answered on 10/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Is this a clear or creamy shampoo?
                    Asked on 8/24/2016 by CT YANKEE

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      PhD Shampoo has a creamy consistency.

                      Answered on 8/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    As Living proof has no silicones can u mix and match with other products that do have silicones(I.e. Styling products, leave-in conditioners) will Livingproof still work and/or should u remove silicone build up in your hair before using any living proof products?
                    Asked on 7/23/2016 by Mimas from Fresno, Ca

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      You can absolutely mix and match Living Proof products with silicone products, if you don't already have existing concerns with silicones. But if you find you're switching your hair care products frequently because of product build up or they "just stop working" we recommend you stick with Living Proof products exclusively to start a silicone free routine.

                      Answered on 7/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    I am currently using yhe leave in all in one styler. I am worried about thinning hair as I had baratric surgery. I am currently using all the nioxin products but grind it is drying my hair and making it So frizzy even using the LP styler. What is your recommendation in the line of LP products that might work for me or would you suggest another product all together?
                    Asked on 7/12/2016 by Kellie from Munhall, PA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We'd suggest using Timeless Shampoo & Conditioner to fortify and strengthen you hair, followed by No Frizz Weightless Spray to eliminate frizz and smooth hair without weighing it down, and then style with Timeless Plumping Mousse for extra volume.

                      Answered on 7/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Will this help with a thinning where my part is?
                    Asked on 1/31/2016 by Mrs F

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo delivers the five benefits for a perfect hair day: smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish. Living Proof does not claim that it helps with thinning hair, but it will help to add volume.

                      Answered on 2/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is this safe to use on real hair extensions?
                    Asked on 1/22/2016 by Katy from Temple, tx

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      We always advise to consult the manufacturer of your extensions or the professional stylist who performed your service regarding proper home care and products. All ingredients are listed within the product description for easy reference. This shampoo features a gentle, sulfate-free, silicone-free, oil-free, sodium chloride-free formula.

                      Answered on 1/25/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is this a good product for people with curly hair?
                    Asked on 12/22/2015 by Tina

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, PhD is formulated for all hair types and textures! If you are seeking a hair care regimen specifically designed to address the needs of curly hair, we also suggest checking out Living Proof's Curl product collection. It's available as a travel set here:

                      http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod11951053

                      Answered on 12/23/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    I have Platinum blonde hair, which means all over bleach! Would this be ideal for that type of hair or does Living Proof offer a line that would better suit my type of hair?
                    Asked on 12/22/2015 by JAS from Oklahoma

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    Is this safe to use on color treated hair (specifically gray/silver)?
                    Asked on 12/13/2015 by Maranda from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This shampoo is sulfate-free and sodium chloride-free, so it is safe to use on color-treated hair of all shades.

                      Answered on 12/15/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    will this help with thinning hair
                    Asked on 11/3/2015 by angelmarie from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo delivers the five benefits for a perfect hair day: smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish. Living Proof does not claim that it helps with thinning hair, but it will help to add volume.

                      Answered on 11/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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