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Living Proof

Restore Instant Repair

Item #: 2276275 Size: 4.0 oz

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The cuticle on dry, damaged hair has been compromised, causing it to be weak and more prone to split ends. Restore Instant Repair is powered by Living Proof's microfine Restorative Shield which features their patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), and silk proteins to make hair soft, silky and strong - transforming hair to look and behave as if it was never damaged at all. Restore Instant Repair:

  • Instantly repairs existing split ends while preventing 93% of new split ends
  • Strengthens hair leaving it 50% stronger after just 1 use
  • Smoothes and corrects damaged hair cuticles so they act like new


For all hair types. Sulfate-free, silicone free, oil-free. Safe for color and chemically treated hair.

Apply a dime-sized amount to damp hair, focusing on ends. Follow with styling products. Style as usual. Apply to dry hair in moderation for additional smoothing.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Isoamyl Laurate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Oleyl Alcohol, Hydrolyzed Silk, Behenyl/Stearyl Aminopropanediol Esters, Butylene Glycol, Dimethylpabamidopropyl Laurdimonium Tosylate, Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter, Steareth-2, Steareth-10, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Glycol Stearate, Propanediol, Methylisothiazolinone, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance/Parfum, Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citral, Geraniol.

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Living ProofRestore Instant Repair
 
4.6

(based on 43 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (29)
  • Easy to use (26)
  • Lightweight (23)
  • Smells great (20)
  • Good value (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (23)
  • Women (14)
  • On-the-go (10)
  • After shower/bath (4)
  • Weekly use (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (22), Budget shopper (12)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (15), 10 minutes (9), 1+ hour (4)

Reviewed by 43 customers

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1.0

Restore Instant Repair

By DDM

from StGeorge, Ut

Verified Buyer

Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

I did not like this product. It did not help with split ends & left my hair feeling sticky/dirty right after I shampooed.

 
5.0

Heaven in a bottle

By Amanda

from Bloomingdale, IL

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective
  • Good Value

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After the shower
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

    I pump a dime size amount in my hand like it says and run it through the ends and midshaft of my hair and my hair is SO SOFT all the time now. It claims that after one use you will be able to tell a difference and I truly can. My hair feels and is so healthy after using this product. Great brand and reasonably priced for the how amazing it is

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 Minutes
     
    5.0

    Better than any leave in conditioner

    By Everyone wants my hair

    from Fairfield CA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Women

      Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

      This is a fantastic repair cream. I use it every time I wash my hair, I recommend it for heated style

       
      5.0

      OMG!!

      By Bnjvansant

      from Lawton

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Lightweight
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Women

        Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

        Love this! My hair looks amazing since I've been using it!!

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes
         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Lin

        from Tx

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

          This really smooths hair and removes that frizzy look.

          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          perfect for fine hair

          By audeliz

          from florida

          Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

          it protects, adds shine, and doesn't weigh your hair down! even with fine hair, I spray it in ROOT to tip before I blow dry then straighten or curl and it improves the texture and really gives lovely body, I'm in love with this product! it keeps oils at bay for days and tames fly aways, it's amazing! if you have fine hair, you need this in your life, it's fresh salon hair every time I use it!! thank you Living Proof!!

           
          5.0

          I will continue to use this

          By CassSandy

          from Wheeling, WV

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Good Value
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • On-the-go

            Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

            I use every day and it doesn't make my hair feel or look greasy or oily.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great product for black natural hair

            By DH

            from Lafayette, La

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Kind of pricey

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • On-the-go
            • Women

            Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

            Decreases hair breakage, truly helps with manageability and smoothing.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 10 Minutes

            (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best Heat Protecting Spray!

            By Carolyn

            from Boston, MA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • On-the-go
              • Women

              Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

              I have tried a dozen or so heat protecting sprays and creams over the years, but this is the best one and I am now committed. It's quick to use (spray) and smells great. I could feel a change in my hair texture immediately - even my hairdresser noticed (less breakage). Plus, it comes in a travel size -perfect for on the go. The price could be lower, but I bought a full size bottle 3 months ago and use it every day and still have some left.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              AMAIZING

              By kikisma

              from Centerville, UT

              Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Repair:

              I absolutely love this product. I have hair extensions and you need to have something that calms the hair down so it doesn't get all ratty and out of control. This is amazing for natural hair and for extension hair. I highly recommend it

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              • Q:

                The product says it is a lotion, but the reviews say that you spray it on? Is there an option to spray?
                Asked on 5/21/2016 by angela

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  No, this is a lotion that is distributed by a pump. We also have a Restore Instant Protection Spray that can be added on top as a finisher for UV and heat protection.

                  Answered on 5/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
              • Q:

                Does this product replace a rinse out conditioner or should it be used in conjunction with one.
                Asked on 12/30/2015 by daddylonglegs from red bank nj

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Restore Instant Repair is a leave-in treatment product. It does not replace a rinse-out conditioner.

                  Answered on 12/30/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                My poor hair is fried from coloring, ponytails, and heat styling. Will this product help?
                Asked on 12/27/2015 by mrsbrog326 from Omaha, NE

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, this treatment is ideal for you based on your hair condition and concerns! We recommend using the entire Restore line as a regimen for best results.

                  Answered on 12/30/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
              • Q:

                Will this work for black afro type hair? I blow dry and flat iron once a week.
                Asked on 8/22/2015 by warren

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, Restore Instant Repair is formulated for all hair types and textures and is the ideal leave-in treatment to help prevent breakage for longer, stronger hair.

                  Answered on 8/25/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
              • Q:

                How will this work for 3c natural curls and is it necessary to use the styling cream too or just one product ? Are there any real benefits to using the whole line as opposed to cocktail ing? Thank you��
                Asked on 1/26/2015 by Kate from Seattle

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Restore Instant Repair is formulated for all hair types and textures and is the ideal leave-in treatment to help prevent breakage for longer, stronger hair. Although Restore products are designed to be used as a regimen to repair damaged, weakened hair, you can certainly integrate Restore products individually into your existing regimen. This product instantly repairs existing split ends while preventing 93% of new split ends, and it strengthens hair, leaving it 50% stronger after just 1 use!

                  Answered on 1/27/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                Does this product contain protein or keratin?
                Asked on 1/13/2015 by kate from Michigan

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  No, this product does not contain keratin or protein. Its formula contains:

                  Water/Eau/Aqua, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Isoamyl Laurate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Oleyl Alcohol, Hydrolyzed Silk, Behenyl/Stearyl Aminopropanediol Esters, Butylene Glycol, Dimethylpabamidopropyl Laurdimonium Tosylate, Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter, Steareth-2, Steareth-10, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Glycol Stearate, Propanediol, Methylisothiazolinone, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance/Parfum, Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citral, Geraniol.

                  Answered on 1/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                When using this product do I still need to use a heat protection product or is the restore repair also heat protection?
                Asked on 1/13/2015 by june from Michigan

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  For best results, we recommend using in conjunction with a heat protectant such as Restore Instant Protection to protect hair from heat styling up to 450 degrees:
                  http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod10691004

                  The order of application would be Restore Instant Repair first, applied to damp hair, followed by Restore Instant Protection. You should see great results!

                  Answered on 1/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                I currently use the Full shampoo and conditioner and I'm in love with the way it smells. Does this product smell like the Full line?
                Asked on 12/17/2014 by Annie from Portland, OR

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, the scent is the same!

                  Answered on 1/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                I'm having problems with my hair being dry and my ends being split. I don't heat style it every day, but I do dry and use a flat iron. Will this help???
                Asked on 12/2/2014 by LakeMomma from US

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, absolutely! Restore Instant Repair helps to prevent 93% of new split ends, makes hair 15x stronger after just 1 use, and smooths and corrects damaged hair cuticles so they act like new. For best results and to further prevent damage, we recommend using in conjunction with a heat protectant such as Restore Instant Protection to protect hair from heat styling up to 450 degrees:
                  http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod10691004

                  The order of application would be Restore Instant Repair first, applied to damp hair, followed by Restore Instant Protection. You should see great results!

                  Answered on 12/3/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
              • Q:

                Is this product the same, or a comparable replacement, for the Restore Targeted Repair Hair Cream?
                Asked on 8/12/2014 by jsrdavis from Jackson Heights, NY

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  From Living Proof:

                  "Yes, we re-launched it with a few minor changes, but it’s a direct replacement for Restore Targeted Repair Cream."

                  Answered on 8/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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