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Chi Total Protect

Chi

Total Protect

6.0 oz Item 2249664

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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
 
4.8

(based on 79 reviews)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (64)
  • Smells great (59)
  • Lightweight (42)
  • Effective (32)
  • Non-greasy (26)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (37)
  • Fine hair (15)
  • Thick hair (12)
  • Straight hair (11)
  • Curly hair (10)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (29), Straight hair (15), Very curly hair (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (15), 1+ hour (6), 10 minutes (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (19), Budget shopper (14), Beauty conscious (12), Product junkie (12), Brand buyer (9)

Reviewed by 79 customers

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5.0

Use this all the time

By Jen

from Wisconsin

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Chi Total Protect:

    I use this whenever I need to style my hair. I put it on my towel dried hair and it protects my hair and makes it smell amazing! I've used this for three years.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    Absolute *MUST HAVE*

    By Christy the crazy doglady

    from El Paso, TX

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Thinner Hair
      • Travel

      Comments about Chi Total Protect:

      I love this product. It shortens my blow-dry session and it leaves my hair smooth, shiny and bouncy. I have chin length, thin, wavy, frizzy hair and I use 1 pump. It's perfect for me to use daily because I don't have to use the flat iron (I'll only use the flat iron for special occasions). Try it!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Works!

      By labsmom71

      from Northeast Tn.

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Chi Total Protect:

          Works nicely, but use a small amount.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Liquid Gold

          By elle

          from USA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Straight Hair
            • Thicker Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Chi Total Protect:

            I have color treated hair and this product protects from any thermal damage and prevents color fading. One pump before you blow dry or air dry is all you need unless you have super long or thick hair. Does everything it says & smooths beyond belief ...LOVE THIS PRODUCT ...it smells amazing too!

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Yes,I will keep buying this product.

            By Blue

            from Oklahoma City, OK

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Chi Total Protect:

            I use this product every morning.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Better than it's a 10

            By The face

            from Fairfield

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Chi Total Protect:

              After I towel dry my hair and it's no longer dripping wet, I take a quarter size amount and a dime size amount in my palm and use my other hands to work it from root to the ends of my hair. I then use a comb to work the product evenly throughout. This product cuts my blow drying time in half and smells great. I went back in forth between it's a 10 and Paul Mitchell quick slip before I found this. Love it!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Amazing product

              By Thermal protector addict

              from Bakersfield, CA

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Chi Total Protect:

                  I was looking for a heat protector that would help with my frizzy hair. I have at least 5 different ones at home that promises to protect from heat but not help with the frizz. I decided to give this one a try and I'm glad I did. I started using this about two weeks ago and I've gotten so many compliments on my hair. My hair is shinny, smooth and manageable. I've been having a "good hair day" since I started using this product. I highly recommend it to everyone!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy this product again

                  By DtownDust

                  from Detroit, Michigan

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Chi Total Protect:

                    This doesn't weigh my hair down, which is always a concern when I use certain products. I have thick but fine straight hair. This product has the perfect consistency.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Love it!

                    By Liv

                    from West Jordan, UT

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Smells Great

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Chi Total Protect:

                        I love this product. It makes my hair feel soft.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Wavy Hair
                         
                        5.0

                        Great product

                        By Nettie

                        from Indiana

                        Comments about Chi Total Protect:

                        my hair looks and smells amazing with this

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                        • Q:

                          Will it make my hair oily if I use it everyday ? and can I use it everyday ?
                          Asked on 11/5/2017 by dianabeautyguru from US

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            The Chi Total Protect is a lightweight lotion that contains Silk, which locks in moisture and provides unparalleled shine without making the hair appear oily.

                            Answered on 11/8/2017 by Anonymous
                        • Q:

                          Is this Total Protect sulfate free? If not which one is sulfate free and a protectant from heat? Thank you!
                          Asked on 4/14/2017 by Leisa from Austin, Tx

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            It is sulfate-free and features CHI 44 Ceramic thermal styling to help strengthen and protect the hair from daily use of thermal tools. Enjoy!

                            Answered on 4/17/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • 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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