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Keratin Silk Infusion

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ChiKeratin Silk Infusion
 
4.6

(based on 43 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (30)
  • Smells great (29)
  • Easy to use (28)
  • Good value (12)
  • Gentle (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Dry/damaged hair (21)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (20)
  • Color-treated hair (16)
  • Normal hair (9)
  • Daily use (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (15), Brand buyer (9), Product junkie (8), Survivalist / minimalist (4), Budget shopper (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (16), Straight hair (6), Very curly hair (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (7), 1+ hour (3)

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5.0

wonderful

By classynsassy

from West Virginia

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

    Love this product! ! Like many have said it seems expensive but you only use a small amount, otherwise your hair will get super greasy. My hair was super damaged from all of the dying but this product has really help restore it's beauty.

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 1+ Hour
     
    5.0

    Obsessed

    By Marie

    from Coon Rapids, mn

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

          Shines hair without weighing it down.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 30 Minutes
           
          3.0

          Keratin Silk Infusion

          By Monica Selles

          from Fremont, Ca

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

              Great to use prior to styling, but you have to be careful not to get too much or it'll leave your hair too greasy.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 30 Minutes

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not so happy with this

              By Lulu

              from San Diego, CA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

                    Not a fan

                    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                    • 10 Minutes

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    love this

                    By Luna

                    from San Fran, NY

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Effective
                    • Smells Great

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

                      love this, leaves my hair very soft sometimes this is all i use. You also don't need to use too much product, so the price seems expensive at first but it's worth it in the end....ENJOY !!

                      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                      • 30 Minutes

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Amazing!

                      By Blondy

                      from Duluth, MN

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Effective
                      • Good Value
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

                          I was originally looking for a detangler, and bought this product, even though it does not say it is a detangler, which it definitely IS. But it also smooths, strengthens, and curbs breakage. All on the first use! I said in the review that it was expensive AND a good value because the 16 oz. bottle did cost more than I wanted to spend, but you use so little product that the bottle will last forever.

                          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                          • 1+ Hour

                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          2.0

                          For reals????

                          By mizzthaing

                          from Vero Beach, Fl

                          About Me Brand Buyer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Smells Great

                          Cons

                          • Not Effective
                          • Poor Texture

                          Best Uses

                          • Weekly Use

                          Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

                          Smells so wonderful but does not work at all! I don't feel or see how it did anything for my hair. It is as if it is not even what it says it is at all. It is not greasy but I don't feel any conditioning value at all. I had 110% better luck with the Pantene deep conditioner line that comes in a square jar. To make it even worse it was $10 cheaper at the store 2 doors down.

                          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                          • 30 Minutes

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          awesome

                          By makeup junkie

                          from herndon, va

                          About Me Brand Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Effective
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Use

                            Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

                            I absolutely live this product! I am a platinum blonde with very fine hair. Because I color my hair it is slightly frizzy. I have tried every product under the sun to try to cintrol the frizz and help with damage. This does not weigh my hair down at all! And it feels and looks great (just used for the first time). It still has body and is manageable. I only used a very small amount.

                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            I would buy this product again.

                            By Tuffy

                            from Hurst,Texas

                            About Me Brand Buyer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Effective
                            • Lightweight
                            • Smells Great
                            • Very Satisfied With Produ

                            Cons

                            • Cost is a little high

                            Best Uses

                            • After Coloring Hair
                            • Daily Use
                            • On-the-go
                            • Women

                            Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

                            I have been using the regular Chi for about 5 years.
                            Every time I would go into the Ulta closest to my
                            home they would be out of this product and I would
                            have to drive about 30 minutes to get to another one.
                            One of the hair stylist told me this product would be better for my hair since I am older, I decided to try it. So far I have been satisfied wit it, except I had to buy a large bottle since they had no small one.

                            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                            • 30 Minutes

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Smooth your worries away!

                            By Ellie

                            from Detroit, Michigan

                            About Me Budget Buyer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Effective
                            • Good Value
                            • Lightweight
                            • Smells Great

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Daily Use

                              Comments about Chi Keratin Silk Infusion:

                              I have tried a lot of serums on my hair in the past to lessen flyaways and frizz. I have a sort of in-between straight and wavy hair, so I usually have to straighten the heck out of my hair to get a smooth and silky texture. This stuff makes it way easier to accomplish, without damaging my hair with heat. It only takes less than a dime-size amount for my shorter hair, it covers all the strands in a lightweight formula that smooths and softens my hair. There's no greasy feeling, it doesn't feel weighed down. I purchased the larger bottle, but there's a 16 oz one I think as well, and honestly, this product will last you so long that it is worth every penny, it will replace any other serum you use for frizz, it's amazing!

                              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                              • 30 Minutes

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                              • Q:

                                Can i use this on dry hair?
                                Asked on 5/19/2015 by austin

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Keratin Silk Infusion works best when applied to damp, towel-dried hair. If applied to dry hair, do so sparingly to prevent over-application.

                                  Answered on 5/19/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                              • Q:

                                Is this product safe for color treared hair?
                                Asked on 3/22/2015 by anti-ager from New Hampshire

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Yes, this product is formulated for safe use on color- and chemically-treated hair.

                                  Answered on 3/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                Will this product help prevent my hair from frizzing and keep it straight in humid weather?
                                Asked on 3/17/2015 by Kim from Orlando, FL

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  The silk within the formula helps smooth the hair cuticle to reduce frizzing. To protect hair from the effects of humidity, use in conjunction with a finishing spray such as Magnified Volume Finishing Spray Item #: 2210412.

                                  Answered on 3/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                I was given a .5 oz sample bottle of keratin silk infusion. How do I use this product? I have short, color treated hair.
                                Asked on 1/23/2015 by Joan... from California

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Apply a small amount onto the palm of your hand. Work evenly through the hair. Leave in and proceed with styling.

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

                                I was wondering if this was alcohol free? I know that the description mentions that for the regular silk infusion ut it doesn't for this version...
                                Asked on 12/9/2014 by Esme from US

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  This product is free of drying SD Alcohol, but it is not claimed to be alcohol-free.

                                  Answered on 12/11/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                Does this product double as a heat protectant? Or do I need to use it with another product? I was originally looking for a heat protectant but wanted something with Keratin in it.

                                Also, I use oil daily in my hair, will this product make it too oily since it is not a cream?
                                Asked on 11/16/2014 by hairlove from Mishawaka, IN

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  This product is formulated with CHI 44 Ceramic thermal styling to help strengthen and protect the hair from daily use of thermal tools, so the use of an additional heat protectant is optional.

                                  You can absolutely use Keratin Silk Infusion daily. Its lightweight formula adds smoothness and shine without any greasy feeling or look.

                                  Answered on 11/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                Hi...I've been natural for 3yrs using a permanent color my natural hair for the same amount of time. I recently converted back to a relaxer (keri care) and notice that my hair started shedding uncontrollably. Looking for something that will stop the shedding and take my hair back to its strong again. I now use just a rinse to cover my grey hairs only. Pls help
                                Asked on 10/24/2014 by Jaye from New York

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  CHI Keratin Silk Infusion is a powerful reconstructing complex that heals and hydrates dry, damaged hair. It is an ideal treatment to prevent breakage and is formulated for safe use on color- and chemically-treated hair.

                                  Answered on 10/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                I have long, thick, coarse, Asian hair that is prone to split ends. I want to know the difference between:
                                Chi Silk Infusion vs Chi Keratin Silk Infusion

                                I would use it as a leave in after showering.
                                Don’t care for heat protection because I barely style my hair.

                                What will both do in terms of softness, manageability, frizz control, split end protection. Does one product offers better effect/results over the other?

                                Does either contain SULFATES, ALCOHOL, PARABENS, GLUTEN or SODIUM-CHLORIDE
                                Asked on 9/19/2014 by Rosa from United States

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Keratin Silk Infusion is lighter-weight than the original Silk Infusion, making it ideal for those with fine hair, and is also formulated with keratin to strengthen hair that is especially damaged and prone to breakage. For you, we suggest the original Silk Infusion, since you have thick, coarse hair. Both are free of sulfates, parabens, and sodium chloride. CHI does not claim any of their products are gluten-free. They are not alcohol-free. The silicone base of either formula will help to make your hair more manageable and soft by smoothing the hair's cuticle.

                                  You can use it with or without heat, and yes, it would be applied to damp hair after showering.

                                  Answered on 9/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                which one is the diference between the silk infusion and the leave in conditioner..? should i wear both..? does the silk infusion replaces a weekly mask treatment...?
                                Asked on 8/28/2014 by Jessi

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Silk Infusion can be applied when hair is dry or wet. This product can also be used to finish your style and add shine. Unlike the Silk Infusion, the Leave-in Conditioner should be used when the hair is wet. These products should not replace a weekly mask.

                                  Answered on 9/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                              • Q:

                                What is the difference between the Keratin Silk Infusion by CHI and the regular Silk Infusion by CHI with the red cap? I have been using the regular silk infusion for years but I was looking at this Keratin one and am wondering what the difference is?

                                I have naturally curly hair, that I wash & straighten (blow fry & flat iron) about once a week. I have naturally dryer hair. It is individually a fine texture however I have a lot of hair making it appear thicker. My hair can absorb product without becoming greasy. I also have chemical processing (highlights) and I am trying to stop the breakage so it can grow long again.

                                What is recommended between the two?
                                Asked on 7/23/2014 by Katt

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Reviewer

                                  A:

                                  Keratin Silk Infusion is lighter-weight than the original Silk Infusion, making it ideal for those with fine hair, and is also formulated with keratin to strengthen hair that is especially damaged and prone to breakage. You may prefer Keratin Silk Infusion, depending on your concerns and the condition of your hair.

                                  Answered on 7/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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