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Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray

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AlternaBamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray
 
4.2

(based on 89 reviews)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (70)
  • Lightweight (67)
  • Non-greasy (50)
  • Smells great (37)
  • Strong hold (15)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Sticky (5)

Best Uses

  • Fine hair (45)
  • Daily use (34)
  • Straight hair (28)
  • Curly hair (11)
  • Travel (10)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (59), Wavy hair (22), Very curly hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (38), Product junkie (31), Survivalist / minimalist (18)

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5.0

Great volume, no residue

By cll

from 94583

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great volume
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Straight Hair
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

    I love this product. My hair is naturally long, thick and straight, but because of processing it has a wave. This product gives me great volume, but you can't feel anything in your hair. It's the best.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I LOVE it!!

    By Patti

    from Joliet, IL

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Straight Hair
      • Thicker Hair
      • Travel

      Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

      I absolutely love this hairspray! I use it to style and as hairspray! It REALLY makes my hair look and feel thicker without being greasy! A little goes a long way and it smells fantastic! I will continue Ito buy this product.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      more than promised

      By quilter

      from Upstate new York

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

        adds volume/body for up to 3 days not sticky and doesn't weigh down the hair

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Cady gal

        from Surprise, az

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

          Use this product allot. Great while styling with a blow dryer.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good for fine hair

          By Guin

          from San Diego

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

          • Adds volume
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

            I like the amount of volume that I get with the product without hair feeling weighed down, sticky or tangled. I know it is difficult to obtain a "natural" feel while looking for volume, but I feel that this strikes a balance between some products that try to give hair height but are messy/sticky and sprays or gels that just do nothing at all. I have thinning, straight hair. I use every other day.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            3.0

            Not so volumnious

            By Not a runner

            from madison,wi

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Doesn't Work

            Best Uses

              Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

              I've used this for the past week and don't see it providing volume beyond the morning. Hair falls by mid afternoon.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              3.0

              Wish it was true

              By Karen

              from Victor, NY

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

              • Doesn't Work

              Best Uses

              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

              I'm just not seeing a significant change in volume - even for less than 48 hours. Probably would have given this a kinder review if Alterna didn't make such outrageous claims with this product.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              2.0

              would not buy again

              By eneli the jogger

              from denver

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Heavy
              • Sticky

              Best Uses

              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

              When I was coloring my hair at Ulta they showed me how to use this product..spraying only on the roots. I did the same at home but my hair was not soft. It did seem to work slightly though. I first put my styling products on my hair the pick up sections on the top of my head and spray roots then diffuse. I will continue with the product but not rebuy.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Spray volume

              By Very grateful

              from St. louis

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

                    Volume lasts about 2 days

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Great product for thin hair.

                    By Bea

                    from Garland, TX

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Volumizes

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Thinner Hair

                      Comments about Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray:

                      Before drying hair after cleansing, spray all over. Adds volume for thinning hair.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

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                      • Q:

                        Does this product have any thermal protection? I just used the bamboo thermal protection spray and mousse together and finished with the caviar anti aging extra hold hair spray. The three gave me some volume but I wanted a little more volume more hold.can anyone recommend products I could use in the alterna line for volume, hold, flexibility and shine. I have fine/normal color treated hair. It tends to get flat and a bit oily.
                        Asked on 12/30/2014 by maggie

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                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Alterna Bamboo Volume 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray does provide heat protection benefits; however, it is recommended to couple this product with the BAMBOO Smooth Thermal Protectant Spray (Item # 2238061), which will help to provide 428 degree heat protection and an 87% reduction in breakage, and then layer in the 48 Hour Sustainable Volume Spray right before blow drying to add a 105% increase in volume that will last 48 hours or longer – this will provide optimum thermal protection and styling benefits. Because ALTERNA products are so lightweight and absorb so thoroughly, even when layering products, they are far less likely to cause your hair to go flat. If you feel like you still want more volume and hold, you can also try the Caviar Amplifying Mousse (Item #: 2110828). We hope this helps!

                          Answered on 1/18/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Will this product work well in conjunction with Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil Pure Treatment Oil? Or will the weight of the oil negate the volumizing effects?
                        Asked on 10/18/2014 by Working To Be Frizz-Free from Shaker hts., OH

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                          A:

                          It is fine to combine the Kendi Oil with the 48 Hr. Vol. Spray. They will not negate each other, they are meant to be mix and match!

                          Answered on 10/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        does this product dry out fine hair?
                        Asked on 10/7/2014 by Scarlett from Princeton

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          No, this product does not have a drying effect, and it is ideal to add volume to fine hair. It leaves hair soft, never stiff or crunchy. The key ingredients are:

                          Organic Bamboo Extract: Immediately boosts hair's strength, flexibility & sustainability for stronger, healthier hair.

                          Organic Maca Root: Energizes hair from the inside out to improve volume on three dimensions: fullness, thickness and lift.

                          Color Hold: Alterna's proprietary ingredient that infuses hair with plant-derived melanin for extreme color protection and prevents color wash out. Protects hair from UVA, UVB & visible light including artificial light sources. Rinse resistant.

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