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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 55 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (45)
  • Smells great (40)
  • Effective (32)
  • Lightweight (26)
  • Good value (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (25)
  • Dry/damaged hair (10)
  • Women (10)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (8)
  • Color-treated hair (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (14), Brand buyer (9), Product junkie (9), Survivalist / minimalist (9), Beauty conscious (5)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (15), Straight hair (8)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (15), 1+ hour (6), 10 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 55 customers

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5.0

After Searching Forever...

By Kai

from Portland, OR

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Chi Total Protect:

      I've been looking for a good heat protectant for my hair for YEARS. From drugstore cult favorites to many high-end products, either they left my hair sticky or dried out. I have always loved the brand CHI for styling products and used it when I was in high school. So after trying the Total Protect lotion, I truly believe that if ANYONE knows heat styling, it's CHI. I love how the product is a lotion you can pump out. My hair not only drinks up this type of formula, I find it to be more lightweight than the liquid spray formulas I've used! Personally, my hair is prone to dryness. So this works great to give me added moisture. I can see how this MAY not work for people with oily hair since it is quite moisturizing.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      4.0

      It's great

      By Ale92a

      from Poreterville

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Chi Total Protect:

        Hair has to be dry

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        LOVE IT

        By BecDanceMom

        from So Cal

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Straight Hair
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Chi Total Protect:

          Used this product before blow drying to protect my hair. 30 days of use and I love it!

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          I'm not sure why more people aren't talking about this!

          By Just a girl from Kansas

          from Kansas City

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Chi Total Protect:

            I really love this heat protectant! Not only does it protect when styling but it also helps prevent UV damage. It smells fantastic btw. It also helps smooth my hair slightly and is a great gel texture that doesn't weigh my hair down.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            must have ❤️

            By Jhon

            from Queens, NY

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • after washing my hair

              Comments about Chi Total Protect:

              a must-have for me.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              LOVE this

              By SWEETB

              from Columbus, OH

              About Me Minimalist

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Chi Total Protect:

                I bought this because I love the Chi styling oil or serum, whatever it's called. I love this. It smells so good and keeps my hair smelling good all ay long. I have naturally curly/wavy hair and this stuff does great. I can just run my fingers through my hair with some of this on it, blow dry a little and leave. Just make sure you don't put too much of this on the top of your head/hair. If I do that, I find it looks a bit oily until it dries. To be fair, I do have very oily skin and hair so this may not be the case for all. I will be purchasing this again!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                awesome product

                By Joanie

                from West Palm Beach

                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

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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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