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Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo

Alterna

Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo

Item #: 2251341 Size: 8.5 oz

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A deeply reparative shampoo formulated with strand-building proteins, which reconstruct each individual strand of hair from the inside out to rebuild, resurface and restore hair, leaving strands strong, healthy, smooth, shiny & fully restored. Key product benefits are derived from strand-building proteins, which target damage at the microscopic level, working to repair each individual strand of hair:
  • REBUILDS: This unique ingredient blend delivers essential nutrients to the hair's interior cortex, nourishing to help strengthen strands. Fills in gaps and tears in the damaged cuticle, reconstructing this protective layer to ensure that nutrients do not escape. Cements the newly constructed, exterior cuticle to the interior cortex, ensuring that the scales of the hair lay flat
  • RESURFACES: Seals and reinforces the cuticle layer with a defensive shield that strengthens the strand to increase resistance to breakage while infusing hair with vital antioxidants to help prevent free radical penetration and other damage from occurring.
  • RESTORES: Leaves strands fully restored to their healthy, pre-damaged state. Hair is stronger, smoother, softer and shinier.
Massage throughout wet hair. Rinse thoroughly. Follow with Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Conditioner for optimal results.
Water (Aqua), Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Cocamidopropylamine Oxide, Glycol Distearate, Glycereth-26, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Caviar Extract, Polysilicone-15, Ascorbic Acid, Superoxide Dismutase, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polyquaternium-7, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Acrylates/Vinyl Neodecanoate Crosspolymer, Algae Extract, Phospholipids, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Saccharomyces/Magnesium Ferment, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Saccharomyces/Silicon Ferment, Saccharomyces/Zinc Ferment, Saccharomyces/Iron Ferment, C12-13 Pareth-23, C12-13 Pareth-3, Amodimethicone, C11-15 Pareth-7, Laureth-9, Divinyldimethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer, PEG-45M, Glycerin, Decyl Glucoside, Dihydroxypropyl PEG-5 Linoleammonium Chloride, Behenyl/Stearyl Aminopropanediol Esters, Butylene Glycol, Trideceth-12, Aminomethyl Propanol, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum), Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool.

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AlternaCaviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo
 
4.5

(based on 75 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves hair health (59)
  • Adds shine (48)
  • Cleans thoroughly (48)
  • Great smell (46)
  • Lathers well (46)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (36)
  • Fine hair (21)
  • Thick hair (17)
  • Curly hair (12)
  • Oily hair (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (34), Straight hair (30), Very curly hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (32), Product junkie (24), Survivalist / minimalist (10)

Reviewed by 75 customers

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5.0

Fabulous Hair!

By Nadine40

from Beaumont, Texas

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Adds Volume
  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Once or twice a week

    Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

    I use this product to help repair over processed hair. I use it in combination with its conditioner and Protein Cream. This product combined with its family members have really help my hair become healthy again.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Wonderful

    By Errn 1995

    from Wittensville KY

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Great Smell
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

      This stuff is amazing ... I'm hooked!!!

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Saved my Hair

      By Smilie

      from South Central, PA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adds Shine
      • Adds Volume
      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Gentle
      • Great Smell
      • Improves Hair Health
      • Lathers Well

      Cons

      • Expensive

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

      I was looking for a product to help my hair from drying out, this product did it. Also, I was about to cut my long hair because of the dryness, not any more keep growing it.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      I would def buy this product again

      By Ana

      from Plantation fl

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

      Leaves my hair expectacular

       
      5.0

      Transforms your hair

      By Cece

      from Los Angeles

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

      Worth every penny!

       
      5.0

      I love this product.

      By Health nut

      from Twinsburg, Oh

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Great Smell
      • Improves Hair Health
      • Lathers Well

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Works well with colored hair

        Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

        Product works great on my gray colored hair. Keeps it healthy.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        3.0

        Disappointed

        By llrchica

        from San Jose

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Great Smell
        • Lathers Well

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

        Had my hair heavily highlighted and sustained quite a bit of damage. This leaves my hair soft but hasn't repaired the damage after one week of daily use, along with the conditioner. Really expected more for the price. Disappointed. Probably would not buy again.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Alterna Caviar RX is a Phenomenal Brand

        By Jessie

        from Ithaca, NY

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Adds Shine
        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Cruelty Free
        • Great Smell
        • Improves Hair Health
        • Lathers Well

        Cons

        • Not Vegan
        • The bottle design is ineffectual
        • Very Expensive

        Best Uses

        • Reconstruct Damaged Breaking Hair

        Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

        I've used both the Shampoo/Conditioner RX for about three wash cycles which is approximately a week and a half for me. I found this to lather incredibly well using a very small amount of product. This is very much a bonus for me because this product is rather expensive compared to other pro hair care brands.

        I have very course, dry, thick hair that is prone to breakage from excessive heat styling. This immediately made individual strands feel stronger and denser? It also, made my hair very shiny and rich looking.

        Before styling I didn't necessarily think my hair looked crazy good (it doesn't with other pro hair care either) BUT after styling (I favor using an instyler for a blowout ready style) it made a WORLD of difference. My hair looked like a million bucks! I have naturally thick voluminious (unstyled it is so POOFY) hair, but this just took it to a higher level. I'm excited to see how it looks weeks from now and if it will help my considerable split ends and breakage.

        My only major complaint is the design of the bottle. Compared to the old design (which I've seen floating around) this is much more aesthetically pleasing/downright pretty BUT who cares if it's almost impossible to get product out of the bottle. I just got this I can only imagine how much worse it will be after a couple weeks. If you have any arthritis or joint issues I wouldn't even bother or I would transfer the product to another container after purchasing.

        Over all I believe this defintely deserves four or even five stars.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        GOOD PRODUCT,BAD BOTTLE

        By vlt

        from Wisconsinsin US

        Pros

        • Adds Shine
        • Adds Volume
        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Gentle
        • Improves Hair Health

        Cons

        • I HATE THE BOTTLE!!!!!!

        Best Uses

          Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

          Excellent product! Your hair instantly looks healthier! HOWEVER, I hate the bottle!!!!! It is almost impossible to pour out the product as it is so so hard to squeeze! Today, I had to step on the bottle to get the product out!!! Not user friendly. I you have hand arthritis, forget it, you are just wasting your time and money and will just cause you pain as you struggle to get the product to come out!

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Pricey but works great

          By Juls

          from York,PA

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Shine
          • Adds Volume
          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Gentle
          • Great Smell
          • Improves Hair Health
          • Lathers Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

            You don't have to use it everyday and your hair still looks great

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair

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            • Q:

              My hair is extremely damaged from having it permed and getting it colored. My hair dries in seconds after washing it and is so frizzy. I've tried redkin extreme but it didn't seem like it helped. Do you think this product would be good for me or maybe something else you could recommend that would
              Asked on 4/20/2016 by Chelsea

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                The CAVIAR Repair Instant Recovery Shampoo would be a great product to try as well as the Instant Recovery Conditioner. Both have Strand Building Proteins to target damage and rebuild, resurface and restore severely damaged hair. You could also try the CAVIAR CC Cream, a 10-in-1 leave in hair perfector for additional moisture.

                Answered on 4/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Alterna
            • Q:

              How is this product different from Alterna Caviar Anti-aging? I have dry and frizzy hair with split ends. Which of these two shampoos would you suggest?
              Asked on 8/8/2015 by Lily

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo and Conditioner are designed to provide strand-building proteins to hair that shows significant signs of damage such as brittleness, dryness and split ends. These strand-building proteins will help to rebuild, resurface and restore each damaged strand to prevent future breakage and give healthy look and feel back to the hair. If you are experiencing dryness and breakage (such as split ends), Caviar Repair RX Instant Recovery Shampoo would be a great option!

                Answered on 8/11/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
            • Q:

              How does this product compare to Redken Extreme? Since both are protein shampoos. Besides the sulfates that Redken has.
              Asked on 7/1/2015 by RayRay from Chesterfield, MI

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Both shampoos are similar in that they strengthen hair against breakage. As you stated, Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo is sulfate-free and a wonderful option for hair that is chemically- and color-treated. Alterna's formula also features proven results: Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo prevents 95% of breakage (vs. a non-conditioning shampoo). Additionally, in a consumer trial, after just one use, 9 out of 10 users saw improved strength, frizz control, softness & shine. We recommend reading the product ratings and reviews for both shampoos at ULTA.com.

                Answered on 7/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
            • Q:

              is this shampoo sulfate free?
              Asked on 5/8/2015 by Beauty45

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes, all of Alterna's shampoos are sulfate-free and safe for color-treated hair.

                Answered on 5/12/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
            • Q:

              Is this shampoo safe for keratin treated hair?
              Asked on 5/3/2015 by Ic from New Jersey

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes, the CAVIAR REPAIRx Instant Recovery Shampoo is free of harsh ingredients such as Parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates, Synthetic Color, Gluten & Sodium Chloride.

                Answered on 5/18/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
            • Q:

              Is this shampoo & conditioner for color treated hair??
              Asked on 2/17/2015 by jen from hayward.ca.

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes. Not only is Caviar Repair Rx Shampoo and Conditioner safe for color-treated hair, but it will also help to protect it using our Color Hold Complex.

                Answered on 2/17/2015 by Brand Expert from Alterna
            • Q:

              Will this shampoo and conditioner help my hair grow longer? I have taking supplements, use quality products and my hair how's extremely slow, it is damaged with color and heat tools.
              Asked on 9/15/2014 by CarrieRN from California

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Yes, because REPAIRx products help to strengthen hair against breakage, it will help your hair to grow longer and stronger. REPAIRx products prevent 95% of breakage. After just one use, 9 out of 10 women saw improved: strength, frizz control, softness & shine.

                Answered on 9/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Hi I have a question my bleach my hair past it got really damage point that it got fried I trim my hair it got better but I still have some blonde hair that is dry will this product put moist back to my hair and can I use this shampoo every day thanks
              Asked on 7/7/2014 by Junior from Tulsa ,ok

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This shampoo helps to repair damaged, dry hair by sealing and strengthening the hair cuticle to improve smoothness, moisture, and shine. It can be used as frequently as every day depending on the condition of your hair.

                Answered on 7/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              I have extremely thin hair and seems to be balding would this product help?
              Asked on 6/13/2014 by Pa from United States

              1 answer

            • Q:

              WILL THIS PRODUCT HELP WITH DRY SCALP CONDITION?
              Asked on 5/28/2014 by BETTY from ABINGTON,PA

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This product is not indicated to treat the scalp, only the hair, but its super hydrating formula should help.

                Answered on 5/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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