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L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm

L'Oréal

Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm

Item #: 2255111 Size: 8.5 oz

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Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm by L'Oréal specially formulated for damaged, over processed and chemically treated hair. This intense luxurious reconstructing balm instantly repairs the 5 signs of damage: 1. Split Ends 2. Weak 3. Rough 4. Dull 5. Dehydrated.
After using Total Repair 5 Shampoo, apply to wet hair and massage through to ends. Leave in for 3-5 minutes. Rinse.
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L'OréalTotal Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm
 
4.4

(based on 214 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (123)
  • Effective (116)
  • Good value (106)
  • Smells great (106)
  • Gentle (71)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (13)
  • Not effective (7)
  • Complicated to use (3)
  • Greasy (3)
  • Poor texture (3)

Best Uses

  • Dry/damaged hair (87)
  • Color-treated hair (62)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (61)
  • Deep conditioning (33)
  • Dry hair (31)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (60), Product junkie (51), Survivalist / minimalist (30), Budget shopper (27), Brand buyer (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (84), Straight hair (44), Very curly hair (20)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (17), 10 minutes (13), 1+ hour (8)

Reviewed by 214 customers

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4.0

L'Oreal Erasing Balm DOES work BUT

By Vic Future

from NYC

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Detangles
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell
  • Improves Hair Health
  • Improves Texture
  • Smooths & Softens

Cons

  • Better if combined w other products
  • Takes time

Best Uses

  • Bleached hair
  • Deep Conditioning
  • Dry Hair
  • Thick Hair

Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

I liked this product because it contained ceramide. When bleaching hair, ceramide helps smooth ragged hair cuticles. You will get maximum benefit when combined w a ceramide conditioner. Use 1x a week. Use on damp hair for 10-20 mins. Cold rinse.
No heat styling. Greatly improves hair. Minimal breakage. Ok every day for a week.after heavy bleaching (i.e. lifting black to blonde) Smells great.

  • Hair Type:
  • Very Curly Hair
 
4.0

Cheap & works

By PegCl

from Vancouver, WA

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Detangles
  • Great Smell
  • Improves Hair Health
  • Smooths & Softens

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Damaged hair
    • Deep Conditioning

    Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

    Definitely meant for 1/week use as in directions.
    A little goes a long way.

    Cheap & works:)

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    LOVE

    By Linds

    from WI

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Detangles
    • Great Smell
    • Improves Texture
    • Smooths & Softens

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Deep Conditioning

      Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

      Great peoduxt

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      A must have for all hair types

      By Beauty&Brain

      from Memphis, TN

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adds Shine
      • Detangles
      • Gentle
      • Great Smell
      • Improves Hair Health
      • Improves Texture
      • Smooths & Softens

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Deep Conditioning
        • Dry Hair
        • Fine Hair

        Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

        This hair balm is what she was looking for soooo long. After many tries and countless products I am finally happy! My hair is silky and shiny again. Pair it with L'Oréal total repair shampoo and conditioner and you would see the difference!

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        Had my hair extremely damage that it look like gum

        By Bianca

        from Fairfax, VA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adds Shine
        • Detangles
        • Gentle
        • Great Smell
        • Improves Hair Health
        • Improves Texture
        • Smooths & Softens

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use
          • Deep Conditioning
          • Dry Hair
          • Fine Hair
          • Thick Hair

          Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

          My hair was bleach twice in a day by my stylist error, left my hair so thin incredible thin that I had to chopped 14 inches of it, left with short hair and still damage... I used this product as instructed on my third wash it was looking healthier and shinier, my hair has grown 6 inches in 5 months... I love it so much, that I recommend to my friends and they love it too...

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Have been using for a couple of years

          By Andrea

          from South Portland

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Shine
          • Detangles
          • Great Smell
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Improves Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Deep Conditioning
            • Dry Hair
            • Thick Hair

            Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

            Love this! use it once a week for deep conditioning while sitting in the bath

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            4.0

            Nice product

            By Minimalist

            from Austin, Texas

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Detangles
            • Great Smell
            • Improves Hair Health
            • Smooths & Softens

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Deep Conditioning
              • Dry Hair

              Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

              Great weekly or monthly deep conditiiner.
              Gave some to my sister and she LOVES it.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Worth it . .

              By tornacee

              from Burbanks , Ca

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Shine
              • Detangles
              • Gentle
              • Great Smell
              • Improves Hair Health
              • Improves Texture
              • Smooths & Softens

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Deep Conditioning
                • Dry Hair
                • Fine Hair
                • Thick Hair

                Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

                A M A Z I N G ! ! !

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                I would buy this product every day !!

                By Ariana Boutwell

                from Dothan Alabama

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Detangles
                • Gentle
                • Great Smell
                • Improves Hair Health
                • Improves Texture
                • Smooths & Softens

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Deep Conditioning
                  • Dry Hair
                  • Thick Hair

                  Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

                  I use this product every day when I get in the shower, my friends mom had bought it before and her bottle said "3-5 minutes, or for more dry brittle hair leave in for 10" mine only says "3-5" but it works wonders!! My hair is very dry and very brittle, including curly/wavy! But when I use this product IT WORKS WONDERS!! I will continue to buy this product again and again!!!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  4.0

                  Loved...

                  By Drea

                  from Bellflower

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Shine
                  • Great Smell
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Smooths & Softens

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Deep Conditioning
                    • Dry Hair

                    Comments about L'Oréal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm:

                    Been bleaching my hair and I used this once and was able to run my fingers through my hair without it feeling dry

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

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                    9 Questions | 9 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Use after shampooing leave on for 3-5 minutes.Will you need to use additional conditioner after?
                      Asked on 6/25/2017 by Nay from Macomb, MI

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Nay, you do not use additional conditioner after using Total Repair 5 Damage Erasing Balm. This product will leave your hair feeling conditioned and luxurious!

                        Answered on 6/30/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Can I leave it in my hair
                      Asked on 6/16/2017 by None from New York

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi there! This product can be left in the hair as a mask for 20-30 minutes. But it cannot be used as a leave-in conditioner as it is too heavy and will make your hair greasy. Thank you.

                        Answered on 6/26/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      I'm wondering if I can use this product on permed hair? My hair unfortunately has no body whatsoever unless I have it permed so I don't want to lose the perm too soon but I'd like a little extra conditioning as it seems a little dry and dull.
                      Asked on 5/17/2017 by MZSRCAZM from Port St.Lucie Florida

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello! Yes, you can use this product on permed hair! To be extra safe you can also ask your stylist that permed your hair just in case she used other products on your hair during the process. It will be able to help you get rid of your dry and dull ends as well. We hope this information is helpful!

                        Answered on 5/31/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Can this replace my regular conditioner?
                      Asked on 4/30/2017 by hannah from California

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm is a great deep conditioning and repair balm. Use this product in place of your regular conditioner. Depending on how much TLC the hair needs, use this product as needed. In the beginning the hair may need the extra care provided with this balm almost after every shampoo. With regular use, as the condition of the hair improves, this product is most typically used once a week or once every other week

                        Answered on 5/4/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this overnight?
                      Asked on 4/19/2017 by Magali from Florida

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Magali! This product is not intended to be left on overnight. We recommend using after shampooing. Leave on for 3-5 minutes and rinse out. We hope this helps!

                        Answered on 4/21/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Does it help your hair grow as well?
                      Asked on 4/3/2017 by Cunii from Bronx, ny

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Cunii! This product does not make the claim to help hair grow, but it does repair damage that has been done to the hair. It helps repair weak, dull, dehydrated, and rough hair while mending split ends!

                        Answered on 4/6/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Can I use tgis on recently colored hair
                      Asked on 3/7/2017 by casey from van wert ohio

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        All of our shampoos, conditioners and treatments can be safely used on color treated hair. In fact, the Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm is very similar to the after color conditioner included with our hair color kits.

                        Answered on 3/10/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      How do I use this product?
                      There aren't any directions with it?
                      Asked on 12/31/2016 by Kath from Cape Coral Florida

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        On the back of the jar, under DIRECTIONS, it says:
                        After using Total Repair 5 Shampoo, apply to wet hair and massage through to ends. Leave in for 3-5 minutes. Rinse.
                        This info can be found on the HOW TO USE tab on the website as well.
                        We hope your hair sees great results!!!

                        Answered on 1/9/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Can this be used every time I shampoo? I shampoo about twice a week. My hair is overprocessed.
                      Asked on 12/26/2016 by Karen from Grand Rapids. Mi

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm can be used following every shampoo if your needs the extra TLC. Don't be surprised though, to find that as the weeks go by, you need to use the Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm less frequently.

                        Answered on 1/9/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
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