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Chi Total Protect

Chi

Total Protect

Item #: 2249664 Size: 6.0 oz

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Benefits:
  • Ionic and cationic hydration interlink technology
  • CHI 44 Ceramic thermal styling helps strengthen and protect the hair from daily use of thermal tools
  • Positively charged silk molecules interlock into hair's natural structure to build strength and resilience and to improve moisture and shine
  • Lightweight lotion that shields and moistens hair
  • This rich formula locks in moisture and protects the hair from thermal styling, sunlight exposure, and color-fading
  • Suitable for all hair types

Key ingredients:
  • Silk: Locks in moisture; conditioning agent; provides unparalleled shine
  • Vitamin E: Antioxidant; prevents color fading; prevents damage to natural hair color
  • Dimethicone: Seals the hair to prevent frizzy hair
  • Polyacrylates: Thermal protector
  • UV Absorbers: UV protection; prevents color from fading; prevents damage to natural hair color

ULTA Beauty is a CHI authorized seller
Apply to clean wet or dry hair. Apply to entire strand from ends to roots prior to normal styling products. For extra protection from chlorine, apply to hair just before entering the water.
Aqua/Water/Eau, Dimethicone, Cyclotetrasiloxane, Glycerin, Polysilicone-15, Polysilicone-19, Fragrance (Parfum), Hydrolyzed Silk, Tocopheryl (Vitamin E) Acetate, Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Extract, Dimethiconol, Amodimethicone, Cetrimonium Chloride, Trideceth-8, Cyclopentasiloxane, Panthenyl Hydroxypropyl, Steardimonium Chloride, Sodium Polyacrylate, Trideth-6, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Methylisothiazolinone, Linalool, Coumarin, Limonene.

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ChiTotal Protect
 
4.7

(based on 47 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (38)
  • Smells great (34)
  • Effective (32)
  • Lightweight (20)
  • Good value (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (20)
  • Dry/damaged hair (10)
  • Women (10)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (8)
  • Color-treated hair (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (14), Brand buyer (9), Survivalist / minimalist (6), Product junkie (5), Beauty conscious (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (10), Straight hair (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (15), 1+ hour (6), 10 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 47 customers

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2.0

Formula Not For Me

By SinisterShortcake

from Houston TX

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Doesn't Work

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Thinner Hair

Comments about Chi Total Protect:

I've used a CHI serum in the past that I loved. This particular formula didn't work well for me. It provides heat protection, but didn't give me the smooth, soft look I was hoping for.

  • Hair Type:
  • Straight Hair
 
5.0

Love this. On my 3rd bottle

By RXGirl

from San Diego, CA

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Chi Total Protect:

    Love this product. I was using the Kerastase Reflection Chroma Thermique Treat, but it is expensive. I tried to find an alternative product and found that this was great similar product. I apply on damp hair before blow drying. It makes my hair soft and smooth after blow drying. I prefer the cream/gel over a spray heat protectant.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    Excellent for Straightening!

    By Me

    from Big C

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Most Hair Types
      • Straight Hair

      Comments about Chi Total Protect:

      Honestly, I had been using CHI 44 Iron Guard Spray. Needless to say, even though I love CHI products that spray isn't my favorite! I wanted a replacement that would still offer great protection from my heat tools. I decided to try this and it is a great substitute!!! It leaves my hair silky smooth.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      Just as expected

      By Shannon

      from Fishers, IN

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Chi Total Protect:

          Bought this after reading many reviews. I have fine hair and needed a product that wasn't greasy and didn't weigh down my hair. This works perfectly while helping control flyaways and protecting my hair from heat. Have only used a few days so can't comment on long term effects and if it keeps my hair from drying out over time.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          I would buy it again YES

          By Lili

          from Texas

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Straight Hair
            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about Chi Total Protect:

            Love it ❤️

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Great product!

            By Jac

            from Mesquite

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Chi Total Protect:

            Made my hair soft to the touch.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Product

            By JoJo

            from Memphis, TN

            Comments about Chi Total Protect:

            I was looking for a heat protectant to use before blow drying my hair. My hair is easily weighed down, therefore, I put products on my hair prior to drying my hair. I decided to buy the travel size of Total Protect. I like that it is a cream based heat protectant. I washed my hair and applied Total Protect and then blow dried my hair. After blow drying, I flat ironed my hair. Hair came out shiny with lots of body and movement. I liked it so much that I went back and purchased the full size bottle.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I will buy this again

            By SUNSHINE

            from LAKELAND, FL.

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Weekly Use

              Comments about Chi Total Protect:

              after I shampoo, put on hair before blow drying.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes
               
              5.0

              So far....great!

              By Teach

              from Las Vegas, NV

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Men
                • On-the-go
                • Women

                Comments about Chi Total Protect:

                I just started using this for treatment prior to heat/styling. It makes my hair softer and not so dried out and stiff looking.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes
                 
                4.0

                Love it

                By Shell

                from Tennessee

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Chi Total Protect:

                    It really made my hair more manageable when fixing it.

                    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                    • 30 Minutes

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                    6 Questions | 6 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Up to what temperature does this product provide heat protection?
                      Asked on 4/28/2016 by BamaBele from Alabama

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        CHI Total Protect is formulated to provide heat protection from our tools that heat up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. We always recommend to follow the temperature guide that better suits your hair type.

                        Answered on 5/2/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Need to know the different use of chi total protect and chi 44 Guard protect. Are they similar. I purchased chi44 guard protect
                      Very confused
                      Asked on 4/3/2016 by Dancer from Pa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        CHI Total Protect is a cream and is great for medium to coarse hair that needs more moisture and thermal protection. CHI Iron Guard is good for finer hair and has some hold to smooth the hair. Use them on wet hair prior to blow drying. CHI 44 Iron Guard can be lightly sprayed on hair prior to using the CHI Ceramic iron, a little goes a long way.

                        Answered on 4/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I have flyaway hair in the winter. Will this help with that?
                      Asked on 12/19/2015 by Esh from Jamestown. NC

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, it is formulated with Dimethicone to help reduce frizz and flyaways.

                        Answered on 12/23/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      First time using CHI product. I have very dry frizzy hair. I use flat iron. I just bought Total protect, Straight guard and Keratin silk infusion. Please tell me how I use all this product?
                      Asked on 7/26/2015 by Mina from CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend applying the Total Protect to clean, towel-dried hair. Following application, dry your hair completely. Then, apply the Straight Guard to dry hair in sections. Style with your CHI tools as usual and finish with the Keratin Silk Infusion, particularly on your ends. Depending on your specific hair type and needs, you may have to play with how much product works best to control your frizz without weighing down your hair.

                        Answered on 8/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can you use it on dry hair? Or should I use a spray bottle to dampen it and then apply the product?
                      Asked on 2/18/2015 by confused

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        CHI Total Protect can be applied to clean wet or dry hair. Apply to entire strand from ends to roots prior to normal styling products. For extra protection from chlorine, apply to hair just before entering the water.

                        Answered on 2/19/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How do I use this product? How often do I use this product? Do I use this product right before styling my hair or just as a daily heat protectant?
                      Asked on 7/10/2014 by Olivia

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Dispense 2-3 pumps of product into the palm of the hand. Rub hands together and apply evenly through towel dried hair moving from ends to scalp. Dry and style hair is desired. This product can be used as frequently as daily.

                        Answered on 7/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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