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Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray

Matrix

Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray

Item #: 2286730 Size: 8.5 oz

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The Link Prep Heat Buffer is the professional product essential for heat protection for your hair up to 450 F. This lightweight formula and easy leave in procedure ensures a smooth and shiny finish and protects against future hair breakage and damaged hair. Holds level 2.

Key Benefits:
  • Heat protectant, up to 450 F
  • Lightweight formula
  • Fine mist
  • Shiny finish
  • Anti-frizz antidote
Mist on damp or dry hair. Heat style with extra protection.

Precautions: Flammable. Avoid fire, flame, and heat during application and until hair is fully dry. Avoid spraying in eyes.
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MatrixStyle Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray
 
3.5

(based on 40 reviews)

59%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (25)
  • Smells great (24)
  • Lightweight (12)
  • Controls frizz (11)
  • Effective (9)

Cons

  • Sticky (15)
  • Heavy (6)
  • Dries-out hair (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (16)
  • Women (6)
  • Straight hair (5)
  • Fine hair (4)
  • Thick hair (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (15), Straight hair (8), Very curly hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (12), Product junkie (12), Brand buyer (6), Budget shopper (4), Survivalist / minimalist (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (6), 1+ hour (3)

Reviewed by 40 customers

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5.0

Love it

By Lisa

from Riverside

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Straight Hair

    Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

    Love it.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Works well on damp hair but not on dry hair

    By Clover

    from IL

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Dries-Out Hair
      • Sticky

      Best Uses

        Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

        I have been looking for years for a good thermal product that leaves my hair feeling soft and I'm still looking for it. This product is ok if your hair is wet but if you have dry hair and want to straighten it, this product is sticky and your hair ends up feeling like straw. I'll keep looking for a better product....

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        Habitual Flatiron User

        By Hannahbananab

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

          Bought this product to replace the Reddkin that I used for years. I love the smell of this. I don't feel like my hair is burning off.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          2.0

          Nope

          By Christie

          from MI

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Smells Great

          Cons

          • Doesn't Work
          • Heavy
          • Sticky

          Best Uses

            Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

            I was super excited about this, as I got it on sale. Now I know why. This stuff is awful! It leaves my hair heavy and crunchy; it feels more like hairspray than a heat protectant. My hair feels more dry and damaged after I use this than it does without it. It's only saving grace is that it smells pretty darn good. But even then, I would never buy this again.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Really like this spray

            By Sparkles

            from Indianapolis Indiana

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

              I use this before I use my straightener. Don't spray to much or to close to your hair because it'll make it feel sticky. Overall I like this because it smells good and makes my hair feel soft

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              2.0

              Not the best

              By Nikki

              from Addison

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Dries-Out Hair
              • Greasy
              • Heavy
              • Sticky

              Best Uses

                Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

                This product made my hair feel heavy and greasy. It gave my hair a weird feeling, like it wasn't clean even if I just washed it.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                1.0

                Worked ok the one squirt I got out of it

                By Sad girl

                from Lake villa il

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Smells Great
                • Strong Hold

                Cons

                • Sticky

                Best Uses

                • Thicker Hair

                Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

                It worked for the one spritz I got out of it which wasn't enough to determine the product but the bottle itself is cheap and started squirting pellets and beading. Very upset about this product. May have been great. Not worth taking back.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                I would buy this again

                By Sarah

                from Chino, ca

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

                  I spray this before I curl or straighten my hair. It controls frizz and makes straightening my hair easier.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  I do like it. My hair was much softer.

                  By val

                  from mpls

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Strong Hold

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

                    none

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    4.0

                    I will buy this product again

                    By Jo

                    from Mississippi

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Thicker Hair

                      Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

                      I tried the product, and the only reason why I did not give it five stars is because you have to brush your hair out once its dry or it gives it a hard, crunchy feeling. It did however, leave my hair straight and frizz free (i have extremely frizzy, curly hair) and i love french braiding my bangs to go behind my ear, and it helped improve the hold with the bobby pins

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair

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                        Ph level of product
                        Asked on 2/15/2017 by Hailey

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                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Matrix considers formulas for our products proprietary.

                          The pH of any given product is not a measure of the product's efficacy. Our products are developed to be compatible with the natural biology of the hair and skin. It is our unique formula and technology that provides the desired result.

                          Answered on 2/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
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