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Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo

Pureology

Strength Cure Shampoo

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Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo gently cleanses and strengthens damaged, color treated hair. This fortifying, sulfate free shampoo nourishes, repairs, and removes color-dulling residue while maintaining the hair fiber's strength. Strength Cure Shampoo includes Asta-Repair, Keravis, Ceramide, and Pureology's AntiFade Complex to replace hair's cysteine bonds, restore strength, and provide the ultimate color protection for color treated hair.

Key Benefits:
  • 100% vegan
  • Fortifying, sulfate free shampoo
  • Nourishes, strengthens, and repairs
  • Prevents against hair breakage
  • Includes AntiFade Complex for color protection
Apply a quarter-sized amount to wet hair and lather. Rinse. Repeat if necessary.

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PureologyStrength Cure Shampoo
 
4.5

(based on 186 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves hair health (116)
  • Cleans thoroughly (98)
  • Lathers well (96)
  • Great smell (84)
  • Gentle (82)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (9)
  • Smells bad (9)
  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Dries hair out (6)
  • Greasy (6)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (91)
  • Fine hair (51)
  • Curly hair (23)
  • Thick hair (23)
  • Oily hair (16)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (73), Wavy hair (64), Very curly hair (8)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (18), 1+ hour (5), 10 minutes (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (72), Survivalist / minimalist (35), Product junkie (31), Brand buyer (20), Budget shopper (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The best shampoo for color treated hair!

By KP

from Baltimore, MD

About Me Minimalist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

      I very seldom leave reviews for products, but I had to for this shampoo/conditioner. I've been experimenting with Pureology products and the Strength Cure line is my favorite. The shampoo is gentle but cleanses the hair thoroughly. A little goes a long way--it lathers really nicely and rinses well. I've been using it for almost two weeks and there is significant less breakage and shedding and my hair feels nice and moisturized without being weighed down. Combined with the conditioner, it leaves the hair shiny and very healthy looking, and keeps my color fresh in between salon visits. The only "con" for me is the smell--I'm not too fond of it, but it's not a bad or overbearing scent, and does not linger. The high quality of the product is enough for me to overlook the smell. It is also a little pricey, but it's worth every penny. I highly recommend.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love this product and my hair loves it too!

      By Shanty57

      from Illinois

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

        It is the best shampoo!

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        no bueno

        By kk

        from muncie, IN

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Greasy
          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

            this left an awful residue in my hair to where i couldn't even get my fingers through it

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The Best for Thin Hair

            By Becca

            from Ct

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

            • Adds Shine
            • Adds Volume
            • Improves Hair Health

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

              I have tried other products to save money but always return to this. This is the best shampoo and conditioner for my fine, color treated, blow dried hair. Reduces frizz, adds shine, and gives my hair health.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              4.0

              HAIR SAVER!!!!

              By Laura

              from High Point, NC

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Improves Hair Health
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

              • Smells Bad

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

              I used to have such soft, silky healthy hair but now it's extremely over processed, dry, and straw-like from bleaching. Although it is not 100% back to normal, I have only been using this shampoo for about a week and it has helped my hair SO much! For once, some of the silkiness is actually back!! It has definitely helped strengthen and better my hair. The only reason I gave it 4 starts is because of the smell. It doesn't smell terrible, but it also isn't the best smelling shampoo I have used. I will continue to use this because of the benefits, not the smell! YES IT IS WORTH THE PRICE!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Great product

              By Allie

              from Ambler,PA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                I wish it left your hair smelling nice. Not a strong perfume smell.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                yes!

                By Lin

                from Virginia

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                  My hair is thin & fine and this product has made it thicker & easier to manage. Love it!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  The Best !!!

                  By suezq

                  from Georgia

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Shine
                  • Adds Volume
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Gentle
                  • Great Smell
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Lathers Well
                  • Makes me feel pretty

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                    I love Purology products ! I have used every brand on the market to include WEN and Monat & others and Purology outshines them all. It is a little more expensive than the drugstore brands, but if you use it, the results will have you more than satisfied. I am a PUROLOGIST for life!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Hair Feels Like Silky Velvet

                    By LillyBugg2489

                    from Michigan

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Adds Shine
                    • Adds Volume
                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Improves Hair Health
                    • Lathers Well
                    • Less Frizz

                    Cons

                    • Expensive
                    • Smells Weird

                    Best Uses

                    • Color Treated Hair
                    • Daily Use
                    • Damaged Hair
                    • Heat Styled Hair

                    Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                    First let me say I started using pureology even before I started dying my hair because its such a good product. Ive tried the hydrate line [purple bottles] and the anti-frizz [pink bottles] from Pureology and really liked them. I was very excited to try this. I absolutely love this line. My hair felt like silky velvet after the first use. Each time I use it my hair looks healthier. It adds a nice shine and decent amount of volume. It does smell weird though...not bad, but not good either. Im more concerned with how well it works so the smell didn't stop me. it doesn't linger so I can get past that part. Its expensive but you use much less than other shampoo cuz its so concentrated, plus the benefits are worth the price. Love this line!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    I will buy product again

                    By Mimi

                    from Easley SC

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Gentle
                    • Improves Hair Health
                    • Lathers Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair

                      Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                      Great product

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

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                      • Q:

                        My hair is dry and tangled on the ends... very fine and thin also....don't need anything to weigh it down... would this be the best to use?
                        Asked on 12/2/2017 by Hairlady from MS

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          You may wish to take a look at Colour Fanatic Multi-Benefit Leave-In Treatment. It is a multi benefit treatment that protects and strengthens for longer-lasting, perfect-looking hair. It has 21 benefits that include, moisturizing dry hair, instantly detangling, and conditioning without adding weight.

                          For more details on this product: http://www.ulta.com/colour-fanatic-multi-tasking-hair-beautifier?productId=xlsImpprod5800064

                          Answered on 12/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                      • Q:

                        My mother has VERY DAMAGED but also VERY DRY bleach blonde hair. Would it be beneficial for her to use the strength cure shampoo and hydrate conditioner because she needs both!

                        Please let me know. Thanks!!!
                        Asked on 11/9/2017 by Renee from Ogden, UT

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Both the Pureology Strength Cure and Hydrate Lines are an excellent choice. We recommend to alternate daily for optimum benefits. Start with Strength Cure Shampoo & Condition on day one. For day two use the Hydrate Shampoo & Condition and repeat.

                          Answered on 11/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                      • Q:

                        Is this similar to their old essentials product line? If not, which one is?
                        Asked on 8/17/2017 by Lori from CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Strength Cure Shampoo is also formulated to strengthen and fortify damaged colour treated hair. It is comparable to Essential Repair.

                          Answered on 9/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this shampoo if I have a keratin hair-straightening treatment? Thanks!
                        Asked on 8/10/2017 by Yaily from Miami, FL

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We do not believe that there should be any issue with using our products; however, since our products have not been tested in conjunction with Brazilian Keratin Relaxers, we cannot provide you with usage information.

                          We suggest you contact your stylist who did the treatment and follow their advice.

                          Answered on 8/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                      • Q:

                        On 8/28/15 -Juhi from Dhaka asked if you could recommend another shampoo for her hair loss & other problems. How come Nioxin was not suggested? That works great & you can feel the product tingling in your scalp as you wash your hair or apply the treatment you put in after washing. Smells good & helps restore hair growth!
                        Asked on 7/30/2017 by Kay from Winchester, Ma

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We offer many product solutions, and typically 1-2 products are suggested. Our Strength Cure line is an excellent product line to fortify damaged hair. You may also wish to consult with your stylist for a regimen that is specific to your concerns.

                          Answered on 8/3/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                      • Q:

                        Does Strength Cure contain any protein? I am having a difficult time finding the right moisture/protein balance for my hair. I used to use Hydrate and Hydrate Light because I have a lot of fine hair and the regular Hydrate conditioner was too heavy for me. Now that Hydrate Light no longer exists, my stylist recommended Strength Cure.
                        Asked on 7/25/2017 by JMG from Tampa

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Pureology Strength Cure for damaged hair helps to repair and strengthen hair for the perfect balance of strength and velvety softness. If you're looking for a replacement for Pureology Hydrate Light conditioner we suggest you try new Hydrate Sheer. http://www.ulta.com/hydrate-sheer-condition?productId=xlsImpprod15701031

                          Answered on 7/25/2017 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                      • Q:

                        Hi, I have dry, damaged, frizzy , puffy, wavy hair . Someone at ultra told me to combine 'purology hydrate shampoo' with 'pureology strength cure conditioner' . Is it a right combination for my type of hair ?
                        Asked on 7/16/2017 by Yessi from Tualatin , OR

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We encourage you to use shampoo and conditioner from the same line. For example, use the Hydrate Shampoo and Hydrate Conditioner. The Shampoo and Conditioner work together to provide maximum benefits.

                          If your stylist believes that you would benefit from using two lines, then you should use Hydrate Shampoo and Hydrate Conditioner one day, then use Strength Cure Shampoo and Strength Cure Conditioner the next time you wash. This will provide optimum results.

                          Answered on 7/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                      • Q:

                        I get highlights and also permanent single-process on my dark hair to cover grays. I have fine hair, that can get oily around the scalp, but the ends can get dry at times. I have been using the Strength conditioner, with the Pure Volume Shampoo. Would the Strength Shampoo be a better match?
                        Asked on 5/2/2017 by seesaw from NY, NY

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          If oily scalp is a problem, you might benefit from using Pureology Purify Shampoo once or twice a week. This gentle, color safe shampoo provides a thorough cleanse to remove excess oil. You can continue to use your favorite Pureology shampoo on the other days. You might even alternate the Strength Cure with the Pure Volume depending on the needs of your hair each day!

                          Answered on 5/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                      • Q:

                        Is Pureology Strength Cure suitable for color treated hair and can it be used as a color protector?
                        Asked on 1/15/2017 by Sora from Philadelphia, PA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Strength Cure Shampoo has a sulfate free, vegan formula that is suitable for color treated hair protecting it from fading

                          Answered on 1/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                      • Q:

                        I have long, very fine hair. Would this product be too heavy for me? I want something that will protect my length, but not weigh it down so it has no volume.
                        Asked on 12/14/2016 by Casey from Washington, DC

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo is designed for weak or damaged. It will provide strength for your long hair. Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo should not weigh down the hair.

                          Answered on 12/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Pureology
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