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Living Proof Restore Instant Repair

Living Proof

Restore Instant Repair

Item #: 2276275 Size: 4.0 oz

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The cuticle on dry, damaged hair has been compromised, causing it to be weak and more prone to split ends. Restore Instant Repair is powered by Living Proof's microfine Restorative Shield which features their patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), and silk proteins to make hair soft, silky and strong - transforming hair to look and behave as if it was never damaged at all. Restore Instant Repair:

  • Instantly repairs existing split ends while preventing 93% of new split ends
  • Strengthens hair leaving it 50% stronger after just 1 use
  • Smoothes and corrects damaged hair cuticles so they act like new


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

Apply a dime-sized amount to damp hair, focusing on ends. Follow with styling products. Style as usual. Apply to dry hair in moderation for additional smoothing.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Isoamyl Laurate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Oleyl Alcohol, Hydrolyzed Silk, Behenyl/Stearyl Aminopropanediol Esters, Butylene Glycol, Dimethylpabamidopropyl Laurdimonium Tosylate, Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter, Steareth-2, Steareth-10, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Glycol Stearate, Propanediol, Methylisothiazolinone, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance/Parfum, Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citral, Geraniol.

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Living ProofRestore Instant Repair
 
4.6

(based on 67 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (43)
  • Lightweight (42)
  • Smells great (33)
  • Effective (29)
  • Controls frizz (14)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (36)
  • Women (14)
  • Curly hair (12)
  • On-the-go (10)
  • Fine hair (8)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (9), Straight hair (7), Very curly hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (22), Budget shopper (12), Beauty conscious (9), Product junkie (6), Survivalist / minimalist (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (15), 10 minutes (9), 1+ hour (4)

Reviewed by 67 customers

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5.0

Love this product

By Charlotte

from Julian, wv

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

    Love this.product

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Calms the frizz without the weight.

    By Zelda

    from Pensacola, FL

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Fine hair with frizz
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

      My hair is fine and wavy, but I have a lot of it. It tends to be frizzy, so I try to use great products and blow dry my hair straight with a round brush to smooth it out. I apply this product to only the ends before blow drying. It seems to tame the ends without being heavy. Oily or greasy products tend to weigh my fine hair down, but not this product. Restore Instant Repair is now an essential step on the days when I wash my hair.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Love this!

      By Maggie

      from Oak Park, IL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

        I first received a sample of this product in my Birchbox where I was able to try it out. I absolutely loved the product, it definitely made my hair smoother than normal.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Pretty_in_pink

        from Burbank, Ca

        About Me Product Junkie

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

          This stuff really works. It's made a huge difference in my dry brittle hair

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          I would buy this product again!

          By Catherine

          from Athens, GA

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

            I put this product in right after I put in a small amount of leave in conditioner while hair is still wet. You could also use this product alone. I have fine hair but a lot of hair. You only need a dime sized amount. A little bit goes a long way and considering the price (that is a good thing)! I run it from about mid shaft down towards my ends where the dry hair is the worst. You dont really need to put too much at the root because thats where new growth is and it might weigh the hair down. If you need to apply some at the top I would do so while its dry! It smooths my hair great, smells great and really seemed to improve the life of my hair after one use! I am very impressed. If you can save up the money, it is well worth splurging on this product!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Awesome!

            By Rayrayfox

            from Greensboro, NC

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

              I'm trying to grow my hair longer and I believe this is helping my ends stay healthier through this process.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              5.0

              Works wonders on split ends

              By Holl

              from Auburn, AL

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • 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 Repair:

                I had many dry split ends and I use it after I wash my hair and it has really helped mend the ends and give it a softer finish. It's easy to use and smells great, also it doesn't make your hair greasy like others I have used in the past.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                Don't cut ur split ends !!!! Use the instant repair

                By Koky

                from Florida

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

                  Worth the money ! Believe me. It's gonna makes ur hair softer, looks healthy with no split end.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Fantasticnot heavy

                  By Linda

                  from Boston

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Straight Hair

                    Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

                    This really works. I mixed it in with the anti frizz serum. Then put extra on my dry damaged ends per stylist instructions.
                    WOW, best hair ever.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    New Holy Grai Staple

                    By CoilyCaliGal

                    from Montgomery, Alabama

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Pros

                    • Controls Frizz
                    • Lightweight
                    • Non-Greasy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

                        After 4 years growing my 3c/4a naturally coily hair, I'm picky about products especially when I'm heat styling. Been using various LP products for the past 8 mos and they've been impressive. Got this one to streamline my regimen, as my only product before roller setting after shampoo and condition with No Frizz line. It left my hair bouncy and outrageously silky. Honestly, could have skipped the flat iron altogether. This will now be a staple in my straight or coily hair care regimen.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Very Curly Hair

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                        • Q:

                          can you only use this product on fresh washed damp hair? I don't wash everyday, but would
                          need to refresh my style in the mornings. I would ask the same question about the heat protect product, thanks tshep
                          Asked on 8/28/2016 by Tshep from Greenwood IN

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Living Proof Restore Instant Repair can be used on dry hair in moderation for additional smoothing.

                            Answered on 9/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                        • Q:

                          About a month ago I stopped using heat on on my hair, including the blow dryer and straightener. The instructions on this says "Follow with heat." Will it work as well without heat?
                          Asked on 8/24/2016 by MB from Seattle, WA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, Restore Instant Repair will still work on hair without heat styling. Just apply a dime-sized amount to damp hair, focusing on ends. Follow with styling products. Style as usual. You can also apply to dry hair in moderation for additional smoothing.

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

                          The product says it is a lotion, but the reviews say that you spray it on? Is there an option to spray?
                          Asked on 5/21/2016 by angela

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            No, this is a lotion that is distributed by a pump. We also have a Restore Instant Protection Spray that can be added on top as a finisher for UV and heat protection.

                            Answered on 5/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                        • Q:

                          Does this product replace a rinse out conditioner or should it be used in conjunction with one.
                          Asked on 12/30/2015 by daddylonglegs from red bank nj

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Restore Instant Repair is a leave-in treatment product. It does not replace a rinse-out conditioner.

                            Answered on 12/30/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          My poor hair is fried from coloring, ponytails, and heat styling. Will this product help?
                          Asked on 12/27/2015 by mrsbrog326 from Omaha, NE

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, this treatment is ideal for you based on your hair condition and concerns! We recommend using the entire Restore line as a regimen for best results.

                            Answered on 12/30/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Will this work for black afro type hair? I blow dry and flat iron once a week.
                          Asked on 8/22/2015 by warren

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, Restore Instant Repair is formulated for all hair types and textures and is the ideal leave-in treatment to help prevent breakage for longer, stronger hair.

                            Answered on 8/25/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          How will this work for 3c natural curls and is it necessary to use the styling cream too or just one product ? Are there any real benefits to using the whole line as opposed to cocktail ing? Thank you��
                          Asked on 1/26/2015 by Kate from Seattle

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Restore Instant Repair is formulated for all hair types and textures and is the ideal leave-in treatment to help prevent breakage for longer, stronger hair. Although Restore products are designed to be used as a regimen to repair damaged, weakened hair, you can certainly integrate Restore products individually into your existing regimen. This product instantly repairs existing split ends while preventing 93% of new split ends, and it strengthens hair, leaving it 50% stronger after just 1 use!

                            Answered on 1/27/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Does this product contain protein or keratin?
                          Asked on 1/13/2015 by kate from Michigan

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            No, this product does not contain keratin or protein. Its formula contains:

                            Water/Eau/Aqua, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Isoamyl Laurate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Oleyl Alcohol, Hydrolyzed Silk, Behenyl/Stearyl Aminopropanediol Esters, Butylene Glycol, Dimethylpabamidopropyl Laurdimonium Tosylate, Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter, Steareth-2, Steareth-10, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Glycol Stearate, Propanediol, Methylisothiazolinone, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance/Parfum, Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citral, Geraniol.

                            Answered on 1/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          When using this product do I still need to use a heat protection product or is the restore repair also heat protection?
                          Asked on 1/13/2015 by june from Michigan

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            For best results, we recommend using in conjunction with a heat protectant such as Restore Instant Protection to protect hair from heat styling up to 450 degrees:
                            http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod10691004

                            The order of application would be Restore Instant Repair first, applied to damp hair, followed by Restore Instant Protection. You should see great results!

                            Answered on 1/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I currently use the Full shampoo and conditioner and I'm in love with the way it smells. Does this product smell like the Full line?
                          Asked on 12/17/2014 by Annie from Portland, OR

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, the scent is the same!

                            Answered on 1/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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