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Living Proof Restore Instant Protection

Living Proof

Restore Instant Protection

5.5 oz Item 2276276

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Living Proof Restore Instant Protection is a weightless spray featuring Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), adds shine and polish while protecting against static and heat & UV damage. It's so lightweight that it can be layered and combined with other styling products. Restore Instant Protection Spray provides:
  • Heat protection up to 450F/230C
  • 24-hour UV ray protection
  • Static control
  • Shine, smoothness and polish

Restore Instant Protection Spray is ideal for all hair types. It is silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.
Generously mist damp or dry hair prior to heat styling. Reapply on dry hair for UV protection.

To use as a finisher, lightly mist onto your finished style.
Alcohol Denat., Hydrofluorocarbon 152a, Water/Eau/Aqua, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Dibenzoate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Polyglyceryl-10, Pentaoleate, Panthenyl, Ethyl Ether, Linoleamidopropyl, Ethyldimonium Ethosulfate, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, PPG-5, Ceteth-20, Panthenol, Fragrance/Parfum, Linalool, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citronellol.

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Living ProofRestore Instant Protection
 
4.4

(based on 72 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (48)
  • Easy to use (47)
  • Smells great (31)
  • Non-greasy (24)
  • Controls frizz (18)

Cons

  • Dries-out hair (3)
  • Not effective (3)
  • Strong odor (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (43)
  • Straight hair (12)
  • Curly hair (9)
  • Fine hair (9)
  • Thick hair (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (21), Straight hair (13), Very curly hair (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (19), 1+ hour (6), 10 minutes (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (17), Beauty conscious (14), Product junkie (14), Budget shopper (9), Survivalist / minimalist (7)

Reviewed by 72 customers

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5.0

Helps my 'shrinking' hair!

By Blondie

from Burton, mi

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

    I have been using this product to help the breakage issue I have. My hair grows from the roots, but breaks before my shoulders!!! This product has helped make my hair appear longer. My ends look so much better, which makes them look healthy! My hair still won't grow, but it looks great!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Best Product for Heat Protection!

    By Jackiex3

    from Miami, FL

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

    • Strong Odor

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Straight Hair
    • Thicker Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

    I absolutely love this product! It is very lightweight and non-greasy. It doesn't leave my hair sticky like most heat protectors do. Smells good and leaves hair with a great finish.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Great, not sticky

    By Mp

    from Indiana

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

        I love this!! Does not leave your hair sticky!!!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        hands down best dry shampoo

        By MeganV

        from Houston

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use
          • Straight Hair
          • Thicker Hair
          • Thinner Hair
          • Travel

          Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

          Love love this dry shampoo! I have almost jet black hair and this product works perfectly for me. It goes on powdery then you it rubs in so easily. Makes my hair look freshly washed!!

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Perfection in a can.

          By Lou

          from Michigan

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use
            • Straight Hair
            • Thicker Hair
            • Thinner Hair
            • Travel

            Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

            A bit pricey but this can will last a long time. Controls humidity better than anything I've used. Protects from any form of heat styling. I just purchased my second can-can't be without it!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            1.0

            restore heat protectant

            By Eli

            from Pdx

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Doesn't Work
            • Dries-Out Hair
            • Felt like hair spray
            • Sticky

            Best Uses

            • Straight Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

            I gave it a shot
            Several
            And it just felt like hair spray
            It smelled great and the girl at ulta was a fan and suggested it but it just didn't work for my hair maybe it works best for non textured hair

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Love it!!

            By Jules

            from MI

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Straight Hair
              • Thicker Hair
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

              Love this brand and that all products are parabon, sulfate and silicone free! After I have styled my hair, I spray a small amount of this on my dried hair as a uv protectant from the sun. It really helps save my hair from the damage that the sun causes. It's very lightweight, and doesn't weigh down my very fine textured hair.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              Love love this product !!!!

              By Jenna

              from Doylestown ohio

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great
              • Strong Hold

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Straight Hair
                • Thicker Hair
                • Thinner Hair
                • Travel

                Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                This product controls my frizz and makes my hair shiny . And not sticky at all.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Drying

                By Seahorse02

                from Atlanta

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Work
                  • Dries-Out Hair
                  • Strong Odor

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                    I read some grand reviews on this stuff and I'm always looking for products to extend my hair color. But this spray does nothing but dry out and cause my color treated mature hair to frizz worse than normal. Plus, although the scent doesn't linger it make me wanna gag. Back it goes.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Non sticky and really helps to prevent damage

                    By Kconrad

                    from Michigan

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                      Non sticky and really helps to prevent damage

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

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                      18 Questions | 18 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Does this product reduce air drying and or blow drying time?
                        Asked on 7/18/2017 by Kiara from Rochester, NY

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          No it does not, check out our Satin Serum if you are looking for products to speed up blow dry time!

                          Answered on 8/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                      • Q:

                        Will the spray can survive on the airplane, meaning, can it it leak or (God forbid) explode? I'm traveling overseas and would like to take it with me.
                        Asked on 7/7/2017 by Tikila from Cupertino, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          It is safe to travel with!

                          Answered on 8/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                      • Q:

                        How is this different from the Phd fresh cut split end mender?
                        Asked on 4/14/2017 by Junenicole from Edinburg, Texas

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Fresh Cut is meant for all hair types and specifically targeted to sealing ends. Restore Instant .Protection is a weightless spray that protects against heat styling, humidity and UV rays.

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

                        I have thin frizzy hair....can I use the full and restore together? What do you recommend?
                        Asked on 3/5/2017 by Maddie from Midwest

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, you can combine lines! I would recommend using the Full Shampoo with No Frizz Cnditioner.

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

                        Does this product work well on fine somewhat oily hair?
                        Asked on 2/22/2017 by LindsayH from Maryland

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, it is a weightless spray so it will not be heavy on fine hair.

                          Answered on 2/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                      • Q:

                        Any alcohol?
                        Asked on 12/7/2016 by Ela from Florida

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Most aerosol products contain alcohol to act as the carrier for other formula ingredients. It should not be drying and is not bad for your hair.

                          Answered on 12/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                      • Q:

                        I love that this product protects from the sun but it contains alcohol denat., is this going to dry my hair? If so what's a recommend product that I should add to help my hair lock in moisture?
                        Asked on 8/24/2016 by Krispy from Jersey, US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Alcohol denat. in Restore Instant Protection is just part of the propellant system to get the formula out of the can, so this ingredient won't actually reach your hair. It has no drying effects on the hair and you will not need any additional products to lock in moisture.

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

                        Sorry I ment to say paraben and safrate free
                        Asked on 7/25/2016 by Mandyloz from Bx ny

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, all Living Proof products are paraben-free and sulfate-free.

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

                        Is this product silicone and sulfate free?
                        Asked on 7/25/2016 by Mandyloz from Bx ny

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, all Living Proof products are silicone - free and sulfate - free.

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

                        Is this gluten-free?
                        Asked on 4/15/2016 by Gluten-Free Glam

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, Restore Instant Protection is gluten free.

                          Answered on 4/21/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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