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Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo

Pureology

Strength Cure Shampoo

33.8 oz

Item #: 2272701

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Pureology Strength Cure concentrated fortifying shampoo for micro-scarred, damaged colour-treated hair. Removes dulling residues with maximum respect for the scarred, sensitized cuticle. 97% Improved strength after only 1 use of Shampoo, Condition and Split End Salve. Luxuriously creamy formulas help repair and strengthen hair for the perfect balance of strength and velvety softness with extraordinary colour protection.

Key ingredients:Astaxanthin, antioxidants, keravis, ceramide, arginine.

Sulfate free, vegan.
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 166 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves hair health (100)
  • Cleans thoroughly (82)
  • Lathers well (81)
  • Great smell (74)
  • Gentle (68)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Smells bad (8)
  • Dries hair out (6)
  • Harsh (6)
  • Doesn't work (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (78)
  • Fine hair (42)
  • Thick hair (21)
  • Curly hair (15)
  • Oily hair (13)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (65), Wavy hair (55), Very curly hair (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (18), 1+ hour (5), 10 minutes (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (62), Survivalist / minimalist (29), Product junkie (28), Brand buyer (20), Budget shopper (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 166 customers

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5.0

Excellent

By MReaux

from Louisiana

About Me Product Junkie

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Improves Hair Health
  • Lathers Well

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Curly Hair
  • Oily Hair
  • Thicker Hair
  • Thinner Hair

Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

I started using this shampoo and conditioner after taking my hairdressers advice. I do not use it every day. I use it every third wash and use another brand extra conditioning shampoo and conditioner. My hair is fragile and prone to breakage. Using it only every third wash gives me the protein I need to keep my hair healthy but not too much to cause damage. Because I only use it about twice a week, I butt the smaller bottles. It's WAY TOO EXPENSIVE if you ask me. It works wonders for me, but who can afford to use it daily at that price?

  • Hair Type:
  • Wavy Hair
 
5.0

Great for color treated hair

By Tvizzle

from San Antonio

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

    Only need a small amount... lather in hand...bottle will last a long time

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    My go to shampoo

    By CZ

    from Bonita Springs FL

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Protects color

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Color treated hair

      Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

      Before I was introduced to this in my salon, I used inexpensive shampoos. I definitely noticed that my highlights were looking brassy when it was getting near the end of 4 weeks. Pureology's formula for color treated hair does a nice job of toning down that brassiness. I only use it every third day, so while it's pricey, I look for the Ulta sales and by it in the jumbo size to make the most of my dollars. Use it with Pureology 21 as well for GREAT hair!

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Most effective shampoo I've ever used

      By Pancake

      from Redondo Beach, CA

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Oily Hair
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

        I regularly color my hair, and between that and stress, I was losing hair at an alarming rate. I was skeptical about this product because of the price - high cost doesn't always translate to effectiveness, but gave it a try because of the overwhelmingly positive reviews. After one wash, which I followed up with the conditioner and the split end salve, my hair felt softer, was shinier, and much healthier looking. I've been using this product for a month, and while I still have breakage, there's been a drastic improvement to my hair health. My hair can also get insanely oily but I have not had a problem with the Strength Cure products causing excess oil. My only complaint is that the products are a bit heavy for thin hair. My natural waves are pulled a bit flatter because of the weight of the products, but I'll take it if it means healthy hair again.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        So very worth the price

        By Paula

        from Enola, PA

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

            By far, the best shampoo I have ever used. The price almost scared me away, but the fact that it claims to make your hair stronger made it too hard to resist. Also, Ulta has a great return policy, which also made it a safe purchase. I truly believe that I saw less breakage with my hair after only one use, and my hair really shined. I haven't bought the conditioner yet or any other products from this line, but I plan to.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Strength Cure Shampoo

            By DDH

            from Oregon

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                I have used this product for approx. 4 years. Love it. I have very dry and kinky curly hair.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I definitely would buy this

                By WCA

                from Knoxville, TN

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Expensive

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                I use this to wash my hair

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                My New Fav

                By Jam

                from Phoenix, AZ

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adds Volume
                • Improves Hair Health

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                  Recommended by my hair styliet

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  This is a re-buy for sure!

                  By Jodi

                  from Fremont, MI

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Shine
                  • Adds Volume
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Gentle
                  • Great Smell
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Lathers Well
                  • Love this product!!!

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                    Love it!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Strengthen and Revitalizes Hair!

                    By Mallory1897

                    from Nashville, TN

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Improves Hair Health
                    • Lathers Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo:

                        I needed a shampoo to strengthen my hair and protect it against the damages from heat, teasing, and color treatments. I wanted to prevent breakage and make my hair healthier/stronger. I noticed a difference after the first use! My hair felt stronger and bouncier after I dried it without tacky/sticky product residue. This shampoo also helps the style hold better which extends the life of my blowout; I wash my hair every 3-4 days. I notice a major difference in the life of my hair, and it's worth every penny!!

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Straight Hair

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                        • 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
                        • Q:

                          does strength cure promote hair regrowth
                          Asked on 12/4/2016 by dot from olathe ks

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo helps soothe and fortify damaged hair. It does not promote regrowth of hair.

                            Answered on 12/5/2016 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                        • Q:

                          is this product similar to the hydrate pureology?
                          Asked on 10/30/2016 by Kris from AZ

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo is for damaged hair. Pureolgoy Hydrate is primarily for dry hair. Both products are incredibly nourishing to the hair.

                            Answered on 10/31/2016 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                        • Q:

                          Is this product compatible with thick ethnic hair?
                          Asked on 10/14/2016 by Thick-haired chica

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, Pureology haircare products are great for all hair types. The Strength Cure Shampoo will strengthen and fortify your hair.

                            Answered on 10/17/2016 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                        • Q:

                          How would you describe the scent of the shampoo and conditioner?
                          Asked on 9/14/2016 by S from Canada

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Pureology Strength Cure contains notes of vanilla, honey, peach and lavender in its fragrance.

                            Answered on 9/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                        • Q:

                          Can you use this on healthy hair? I want a shampoo and conditioner that will help detangle my hair while preventing breakfast. I have straight hair with dryer ends.
                          Asked on 9/12/2016 by S from Canada

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo will fortify your hair to protect against breakage. It is designed to strengthen weak and damaged hair, but it will work on healthy hair, too!
                            Pureology Strength Cure Conditioner is great for detangling and improving hair's touch and light reflection.

                            Answered on 9/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                        • Q:

                          I love this shampoo and conditioner. I purchased the large liter size bottles, but find them difficult to handle. Can I purchase dispensers for these large bottles?
                          Asked on 8/22/2016 by GloryB from Montana

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            We are pleased to hear that you love Pureology shampoo and conditioner! Thank you for sharing your concerns about the bottles and their dispensers.

                            Yes, you can purchase a pump that fits a 1 liter bottle from Ulta. Please follow the link below to see the pumps offered from Ulta.com

                            http://tinyurl.com/jcs468e

                            Answered on 9/30/2016 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                        • Q:

                          Most "strengthening" products have keratin in them and aren't good for daily use because too much keratin will cause breakage. Can I use this daily without this problem?
                          Asked on 7/29/2016 by abby from dana point, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Strength Cure Shampoo can be used daily or as needed to deliver the perfect balance of strength and velvety softness with extraordinary colour protection.

                            Answered on 8/1/2016 by Brand Expert from Pureology
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