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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 62 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (50)
  • Smells great (45)
  • Effective (32)
  • Lightweight (30)
  • Good value (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (28)
  • Dry/damaged hair (10)
  • Women (10)
  • Fine hair (8)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (14), Survivalist / minimalist (11), Beauty conscious (9), Brand buyer (9), Product junkie (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (21), Straight hair (9)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (15), 1+ hour (6), 10 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 62 customers

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5.0

I love this product

By Challer1

from Novi, MI

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Chi Total Protect:

    I use this product after getting out of the shower and towel drying my hair. Super easy to use and smells amazing!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Great

    By Nj

    from North Burneivk

    About Me Professional Stylist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • I like it
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Strong Odor

    Best Uses

    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Chi Total Protect:

    I love it

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    By Stephanie

    from Atlanta

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Chi Total Protect:

        I love this product

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        would buy again

        By tabby

        from okemah ok

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Chi Total Protect:

          handles my hair well

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Good thermal protection

          By Katniss

          from Fort Worth, TX

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Chi Total Protect:

            My hair stylist friend recommended this along with other thermal protection products. I usually don't use CHI (the red bottles dry out my hair), but she promised this one wouldn't. It makes my hair feel soft, and I have the healthiest hair I've had in years, along with other products. I sometimes use this product all by itself on my hair because it does a great job.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Tried and True

            By AKAT

            from Minneapolis, MN

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Straight Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Chi Total Protect:

              I like to try out new products but I always seem to come back to the CHI Total Protect for blow drying. It smells great, isn't greasy and it actually cuts down on dry time! If you apply it to your ends and work up (avoiding the scalp), it will truly give your hair the added protection when you blow dry. You can feel the barrier but it's not a sticky residue.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              4.0

              I will purchase this product again

              By Caseyslady17

              from Locust Grove Georgia

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Chi Total Protect:

              I used too much the 1st few times & it made my hair greasy looking so I've learned it only takes a little bit!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              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

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                  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

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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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