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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 49 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (40)
  • Smells great (36)
  • Effective (32)
  • Lightweight (22)
  • Good value (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (22)
  • Dry/damaged hair (10)
  • Women (10)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (8)
  • Color-treated hair (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (14), Brand buyer (9), Survivalist / minimalist (7), Product junkie (6), Beauty conscious (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (10), Straight hair (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (15), 1+ hour (6), 10 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 49 customers

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5.0

awesome product

By Joanie

from West Palm Beach FL

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Chi Total Protect:

    Apply on damp hair style

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Love this product!

    By Jbyrd

    from Birmingham, AL

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Straight Hair
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Chi Total Protect:

      This is a great product that doesn't weigh my hair down and makes it incredibly soft after drying. My daughter uses it on her thick long hair and it helps with tangles and keeping her hair looking healthy.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      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

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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

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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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