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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 68 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves hair health (55)
  • Adds shine (46)
  • Cleans thoroughly (44)
  • Great smell (42)
  • Lathers well (42)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (34)
  • Fine hair (21)
  • Thick hair (16)
  • Curly hair (12)
  • Oily hair (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (32), Straight hair (27), Very curly hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (29), Product junkie (23), Survivalist / minimalist (9)

Reviewed by 68 customers

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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

(3 of 3 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
     
    5.0

    Pricey but works great

    By Jul

    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
       
      5.0

      strength color protectant

      By Katherine

      from Salt Lake City, Utah

      Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

      I love this product!! It helped bring life back into my thick, dry hair!!! I am in love with caviar products!!

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Amazing.

      By Hair Crazy

      from St. Paul, MN

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

          I absolutely love this product. I have extreme dry, damaged, thick hair and this has been the newest product to restore my hair! It is even more moisturizing than Living Proof. So good even my sil went to buy herself a set. Only con is how expensive it is and the bottle can be a bit tough to squeeze out.

           
          5.0

          Love This!

          By Terry

          from Islamorada Florida

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Volume
          • Gentle
          • Improves Hair Health

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

            I love this ! Would love this in the pump style . Have the pump in their other product. Like to alternate between the two and the pumps are so much easier to use then the top of this one. It still is a great conditioning shampoo.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            caviar is awesome for damaged aging hair

            By rachel

            from il

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adds Shine
            • Adds Volume
            • Improves Hair Health
            • Lathers Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

              Great for damage

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Doesn't work

              By Fuzzy

              from Washington

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Cleans Thoroughly

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

                Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                I had frizzy fine hair before this shampoo and conditioner and I still have frizzy fine hair.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                Love his product

                By PARK

                from POST FALLS ID

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adds Shine
                • Great Smell
                • Improves Hair Health

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Oily Hair
                  • Thicker Hair
                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                  My hair was breaking this product made it healthy again

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Hair is transformed

                  By Simom1

                  from PA

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Shine
                  • Gentle
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Promotes Hair Growth

                  Cons

                  • A little pricey

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Heat styling
                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Alterna Caviar Repair Rx Instant Recovery Shampoo:

                  I have been using alterna products for almost 2 years now and in the last year the caviar line exclusively. It has transformed my hair from short brittle damaged strands to long enough to pull back into a bun, ponytail, and other styles I thought I would never be able to wear. I haven't changed anything else in my routine, I'm still a heat junkie and usually because of my heritage which includes African and Italian descent, the amount of heat I use to straighten and manage my curly dry hair would spell disaster in the form of breakage and split ends. Those days are over! Thank you alterna and thank you for carrying their line, ulta!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly 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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