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Living Proof

Restore Instant Protection

Item #: 2276276 Size: 5.5 oz

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Hair that is exposed to heat styling and UV rays are at a high risk for damage. Restore Instant Protection is powered by Living Proof's microfine Restorative Shield, featuring their patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), to protect and polish from roots to tip. Restore Instant Protection:

  • Can be layered and combined with other styling products for total heat protection during the styling process up to 450 F
  • Can be used as a final finishing step to help block harmful humidity and UV rays up to 24 hours
  • Adds shine, polish and smoothes flared, rough cuticles


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

Generously mist damp or dry hair prior to heat styling. Reapply on dry hair for UV protection. To use as a finisher, lightly mist onto your finished style.
Alcohol Denat., Hydrofluorocarbon 152a, Water/Eau/Aqua, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Dibenzoate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Polyglyceryl¿10 Pentaoleate, Panthenyl Ethyl Ether, Linoleamidopropyl Ethyldimonium Ethosulfate, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, PPG¿5¿Ceteth¿20, Panthenol, Fragrance/Parfum, Linalool, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citronellol, Limonene.

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Living ProofRestore Instant Protection
 
4.1

(based on 26 reviews)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (13)
  • Lightweight (13)
  • Effective (10)
  • Smells great (10)

Cons

  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (13)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (13), 1+ hour (6), 10 minutes (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (13), Budget shopper (8)

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5.0

Love

By Raquel

from Ohio

Verified Buyer

Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

Lovelovelove! Best heat protectant ever.

  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
  • 30 Minutes
 
1.0

Epic Fail

By Lady. L

from Scottsdale, Az

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

      I bought this in hopes it would be a great product like the LP "full" shampoo/conditioner I currently use and love. This is my 3rd hair styling LP product that doesn't live up to what the brand promises, when it comes
      to hair styling products LP seems to miss the mark. My hair is very healthy and I get compliments all the time. I had thought to add this product,to protect it from the heat of my daily blowout. But instead it made my hair look like a mess, it is lackluster, weighted down and feels dry. They add alcohol, why??? This is known to dry out the hair shaft, it did not pay attention to the fact it had alcohol before buying it.

      Originally I was going to buy another brand for heat protection, but was talked into buying this one, the Ulta beautician said this was better because it has no oils or silicon. I will not be using it again, my hair is actually better without it, going to purchase a Termaline dryer, no heat products and call it a day.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 1+ Hour
       
      5.0

      hair

      By midd

      from oh

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

        like brand

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes
         
        5.0

        So far so good

        By Kersley

        from Massachusetts

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

          I recently purchased this product and used it for the first time today. I am not always good with using heat protectant but mostly because I haven't found one that I really like. This seems to do the trick so far! I ran a little bit throughout my hair before blowdrying and then again on my ends before flat ironing. It made my hair soft, shiny, and manageable. I also really like the smell. Now I want to try more Living Proof products!

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 1+ Hour
           
          3.0

          Does the job but is it safe?

          By Rangersgal

          from Nyc

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Good For Oily Hair
          • Lightweight
          • No residue

          Cons

          • Is Toxic
          • Smells Toxic

          Best Uses

            Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

            Just started using a curling iron, I've been blowing my hair dry for 20
            years with no damage but didn't want to risk it, so I bought this in travel size. My hair is straight and tends to get oily- so any residue is a no-no. This product does not leave hair sticky or weighted down. It works. The reason I won't buy it anymore is the overpowering toxic smell. It smells like industrial grade chemicals and I'm scared to breathe it in. I had to use it by an open window, but will not but it again.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 1+ Hour
             
            5.0

            Love it

            By Jes

            from Miami, FL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

            Love that it protects my hair from the heating tools and doesn't make my hair feel yucky with product! Holds the style!

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 10 Minutes
             
            2.0

            Not what I expected

            By Ulta shopper

            from Orlando, Florida

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Frizz Free Hair

            Cons

            • Too Much Alcohol

            Best Uses

              Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

              My hair is very thin and dry. I wanted a product that protects my hair from daily ironing and blow drying. The product is full of alcohol, so when I put it on my hair to blow dry, my hair became sticky and hard to blow dry. I returned the product. I was looking for an oily heat protector.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes
               
              5.0

              AMAZING!

              By stella64

              from Los Angeles, CA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Lightweight
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • On-the-go

                Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                I am 51 with post menopausal hair that went from baby fine, straight, and normal to a horrible rat nest! I have tried all kinds of product, and Living Proof has gave me back the hair I used to have. I used the Restore Shampoo by LP, the Perfect Day Conditioner by LP, and Instant Reapir by LP, and Instant Restore Protection by LP and the results were stunning. My hair looks like it did BEFORE menopause hit.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes
                 
                3.0

                Living Proof Restore Instant Protection

                By MrsD

                from East Lansing, MI

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Not Effective

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                I was a bit disappointed with this product, as it didn't seem to do a whole lot. Maybe it is providing protection to my hair, but it feels like you are just spraying heavily scented air on your hair and I don's see a big difference from when I didn't use it to now.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes
                 
                5.0

                Lightweight and effective

                By Jilly B

                from West Chester, PA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Living Proof Restore Instant Protection:

                  I was looking for a heat protector that wasn't sticky and Living Proof delivered it. This was my first purchase of LP and I now plan to try additional products because I've been so pleased with this one.

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes

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                  • Q:

                    Should this be used at the same time as Instant Repair? If so which one should be applied first?
                    Asked on 11/18/2015 by cheyjey from Newport Beach, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      The Restore Instant Repair and the Restore Instant Protection can absolutely be used together! The order in which you layer these products is truly your own personal preference. However, we would suggest applying the Restore Instant Repair to your damp hair first and then applying the Instant Protection prior to heat styling.

                      Answered on 11/23/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Does this product work to detangle hair and give moisture.
                    Asked on 8/18/2015 by Nancy from Aston,PA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Restore Instant Protection is a weightless heat protectant spray and does not function as a detangler or a conditioner, but it can be used in conjunction with other treatment/styling products such as No Frizz Leave-In Conditioner or Curl Leave-In Conditioner.

                      Answered on 8/19/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is this product good to use with electric rollers.
                    Asked on 7/31/2015 by None

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Restore Instant Protection provides heat protection up to 450 degrees and can be applied prior to using any heat styling tool.

                      Answered on 8/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Does this product wet the hair? I want to use it on dry hair before flat ironing, but I do not like products that wet your hair again and then you have to wait for it to dry.
                    Asked on 7/8/2015 by melmichelle from va

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Generously mist damp or dry hair prior to heat styling. Reapply on dry hair for UV protection. To use as a finisher, lightly mist onto your finished style.

                      Answered on 7/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                  • Q:

                    and this works on uv protection from the sun too?
                    Asked on 11/6/2014 by ddemos

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, Restore Instant Protection provides protection against damaging UV rays!

                      Answered on 11/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Is this product good for using on hair before using a hair straightener? If not which product is best?
                    Asked on 10/7/2014 by maddy

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, absolutely! This hairspray provides root to tip protection from heat tools up to 450 F and can be applied to damp or dry hair.

                      Answered on 10/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    How does this product compare to the Living Proof Restore Revitalising Spray? Is this a replacement? How do they differ?
                    Asked on 8/12/2014 by jsrdavis from Jackson Heights, NY

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      From Living Proof:

                      "This is a direct replacement for the Revitalizing Spray – we’ve just updated the packaging and changed the key call outs."

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