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Living Proof Restore Instant Protection

Living Proof

Restore Instant Protection

Item #: 2276276 Size: 5.5 oz

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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
 
4.3

(based on 55 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (36)
  • Easy to use (34)
  • Smells great (24)
  • Effective (16)
  • Non-greasy (14)

Cons

  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (32)
  • Straight hair (5)
  • Curly hair (3)
  • Fine hair (3)
  • Thick hair (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (10), Wavy hair (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (17), Budget shopper (9), Product junkie (9), Beauty conscious (6), Survivalist / minimalist (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (19), 1+ hour (6), 10 minutes (6)

Reviewed by 55 customers

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5.0

I love this product!!

By Meg

from Fort Lauderdale, FL

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

    I use this product to prevent damage to my natural hair as well as my extensions.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Added protection for hair

    By ChaCha

    from Duxbury Ma

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

        For protection against non wash days and curling iron heat.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        4.0

        I would buy it again

        By Arlene

        from Oklahoma

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

          It works great, I only gave it 4 stars because I thinks it's pricey!!!!

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good Living Proof Quality product

          By Susie Sunshine

          from PA/FL

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Straight Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

            It has that clean Living Proof product smell and it seems to protect from blow drying and flat ironing just fine. There's no feeling of excessive hair product on my freshly washed hair.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Fav

            By Mel

            from Easton,pa

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

              Love this stuff !

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              Great product

              By A name

              from Pittsburgh

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Straight Hair

                Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                Love this product!! Hair feels soft and looks less frizzy!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                4.0

                Not the best but pretty good.

                By peachykeen

                from cudahy

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                • Dries-Out Hair

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                  I cant really tell if its doing its job, leaves my hair kinda stiff. Nice smell, im not head over heels about it.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  4.0

                  I like it so far

                  By Cici

                  from America

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Strong Odor

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Straight Hair
                  • Thicker Hair

                  Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                  I like this product. I straighten my hair hair with this and it does seem to get wavy on the 3rd day. Although, this product is very lightweight and I feel like it protects my hair. The smell is very strong so make sure to spray this in a big space.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love it!

                  By Debra

                  from Solana Beach

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Daily Use
                    • Thicker Hair

                    Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                    Love this spray, unruly hair feels softer and stays frizz free longer!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy this again

                    By Deb

                    from Virginia

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Thinner Hair

                      Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                      This is a great product

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair

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                      • 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:

                        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
                      • Q:

                        After I mist this product on my damp hair, what product should I use for volume to my fine thin processed hair before blow drying?
                        Asked on 3/1/2016 by sunny from norman

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          We recommend using the Full Thickening Mousse!

                          Answered on 3/8/2016 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Should this be used at the same time as Instant Repair? If so which one should be applied first?
                        Asked on 11/18/2015 by cheyjey from Newport Beach, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          The Restore Instant Repair and the Restore Instant Protection can absolutely be used together! The order in which you layer these products is truly your own personal preference. However, we would suggest applying the Restore Instant Repair to your damp hair first and then applying the Instant Protection prior to heat styling.

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

                        Does this product work to detangle hair and give moisture.
                        Asked on 8/18/2015 by Nancy from Aston,PA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Restore Instant Protection is a weightless heat protectant spray and does not function as a detangler or a conditioner, but it can be used in conjunction with other treatment/styling products such as No Frizz Leave-In Conditioner or Curl Leave-In Conditioner.

                          Answered on 8/19/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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