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Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo

Living Proof

Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo

24 oz

Item #: 2282203

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Traditional shampoos contain harmful sulfates which clean your hair by stripping it. They also contain silicones and oils, which build up on hair, attracting dirt and oil, and weigh it down. PhD Shampoo is powered by our patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), which creates a weightless shield around each hair strand that:

  • Delivers the five benefits for a perfect hair day - smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish
  • Promotes stronger, healthier and more manageable hair
  • Repels dirt & oil allowing you to wash your hair less often
  • Improves hair health instantly and gets better over time.


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

Apply PhD Shampoo to wet hair. Massage into a rich lather. Rinse. Follow with PhD Conditioner.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Decyl Glucoside, Glycol Distearate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), PCA Glyceryl Oleate, Behenyl Alcohol, PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, IPDI/PEG-15 Soyamine Copolymer Dimer Dilinoleate, PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate (Thickening Agent), PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Dihydroxypropyl PEG-5 Linoleammonium Chloride, Polyquaternium-47, Laureth-4, Laureth-23, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glyceride, Fragrance/Parfum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Magnesium Nitrate, Magnesium Chloride.

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Living ProofPerfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo
 
4.2

(based on 226 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (164)
  • Gentle (131)
  • Great smell (131)
  • Improves hair health (131)
  • Lathers well (108)

Cons

  • Doesn't lather well (23)
  • Doesn't work (19)
  • Dries hair out (17)
  • Smells bad (9)
  • Greasy (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (91)
  • Fine hair (51)
  • Oily hair (43)
  • Thick hair (40)
  • Curly hair (23)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (112), Straight hair (96), Very curly hair (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (108), Survivalist / minimalist (51), Product junkie (44), Professional stylist (4)

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5.0

Light,crisp & clean

By Debbie

from Savannah, Texas

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Great Smell
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Oily Hair
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

    Great clean, lightweight shampoo

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    my new love for hair care!!

    By chris

    from Martinsburg wv

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Great Smell
    • Improves Hair Health

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

      Amazing! ! No complaints

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Love this product

      By Happy mom

      from Fort Belvoir VA

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Gentle
      • Improves Hair Health

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

        Really tamed my hair and all the frizz. Looks and feels so much healthier!

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        Fabulous!

        By Somleah

        from Cleveland, Ohio

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Great Smell
        • Lathers Well

        Cons

        • Dries Hair Out

        Best Uses

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

          Use once a week for a deep clean to remove product build up.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          I would buy again. It smells great.

          By Sarah

          from Dayton, Ohio

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Great Smell
          • Lathers Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

            I thought about buying this product about a month ago but couldn't justify it because of the price. When I was in the store this time. I talked to one of the consultants and she told me it was worth it. So I have used this only three times and like it a lot.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Love this

            By Little

            from Tracy ca

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

                So I was a religious Kendra user but my hair is thick and it tends to get a little oily. I read that this will make your hair fresh for an extra day and since I color I do not wash daily. It's pricey but so worth it! It really does make it cleaner and fresher! And you don't have to use much. I haven't tried the conditioner yet but will be when mine runs out

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                Really like this shampoo.

                By Liv's mom

                from Buffalo, NY

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Gentle
                • Great Smell
                • Hair stay cleaner longer

                Cons

                • Not overly shiny

                Best Uses

                • Great if you don't shampoo every day

                Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

                In the past, I have never bought salon type brands. But I am sold on Living Proof!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                2.0

                Not worth the money

                By Meredith

                from Carmel, IN

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Lather Well
                  • Dries Hair Out
                  • Greasy
                  • Ineffective

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

                    i have a hard time thinking of any pros for this product. It left my scalp greasy and the rest of my hair feels extremely dry. I tried using the product many different ways (I was convinced I must not be using enough or doing something wrong). This was my least favorite shampoo and condition (drug store and high end) that I have used in a very long time.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Love Living Proof Products

                    By jxnstuff

                    from Jackson, MI

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

                        Ever since I started using Living Proof products my hair has never been healthier or looked better! I find my color & highlights last longer, I shampoo every other day and so many people have commented that "you have great hair". I can definitely thank Living Proof for that!!

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Straight Hair
                         
                        5.0

                        Best shampoo I have ever tried! Great volume for curls!!

                        By Heidi

                        from Minneapolis

                        About Me Product Junkie

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Adds Volume
                        • Cleans Thoroughly
                        • Improves Hair Health
                        • Lathers Well

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Curly Hair
                          • Daily Use

                          Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo:

                          Just amazing shampoo overall!

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Very Curly Hair

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                          18 Questions | 18 Answers
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                          • Q:

                            Will this help with a thinning where my part is?
                            Asked on 1/31/2016 by Mrs F

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo delivers the five benefits for a perfect hair day: smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish. Living Proof does not claim that it helps with thinning hair, but it will help to add volume.

                              Answered on 2/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Is this safe to use on real hair extensions?
                            Asked on 1/22/2016 by Katy from Temple, tx

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              We always advise to consult the manufacturer of your extensions or the professional stylist who performed your service regarding proper home care and products. All ingredients are listed within the product description for easy reference. This shampoo features a gentle, sulfate-free, silicone-free, oil-free, sodium chloride-free formula.

                              Answered on 1/25/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Is this a good product for people with curly hair?
                            Asked on 12/22/2015 by Tina

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, PhD is formulated for all hair types and textures! If you are seeking a hair care regimen specifically designed to address the needs of curly hair, we also suggest checking out Living Proof's Curl product collection. It's available as a travel set here:

                              http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod11951053

                              Answered on 12/23/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            I have Platinum blonde hair, which means all over bleach! Would this be ideal for that type of hair or does Living Proof offer a line that would better suit my type of hair?
                            Asked on 12/22/2015 by JAS from Oklahoma

                            1 answer

                          • Q:

                            Is this safe to use on color treated hair (specifically gray/silver)?
                            Asked on 12/13/2015 by Maranda from US

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              This shampoo is sulfate-free and sodium chloride-free, so it is safe to use on color-treated hair of all shades.

                              Answered on 12/15/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            will this help with thinning hair
                            Asked on 11/3/2015 by angelmarie from US

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Shampoo delivers the five benefits for a perfect hair day: smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish. Living Proof does not claim that it helps with thinning hair, but it will help to add volume.

                              Answered on 11/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Does this perfect hair day shampoo also help with frizz ?
                            Asked on 10/7/2015 by Fernanda

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Living Proof's PhD line is made for someone with multiple hair concerns. The PhD Shampoo can be used on any hair type and helps to offer multiple benefits such as smoothness, volume, strength, conditioning, and overall polish! However, if frizz is a major concern, I suggest LP's No Frizz line instead! These products help to eliminate frizz by blocking humidity.

                              Answered on 10/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            I want a shampoo and conditioner that works with hair that's highlighted. I want a conditioner that's going to make my hair soft and doesn't make my hair snarly. Is this a good product?
                            Asked on 9/30/2015 by Kaitlynn from New York, USA

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Based on your concerns, we would absolutely recommend the PHD product range for you! All Living Proof products are sulfate-free, silicone-free, oil-free, and safe for use on color-treated and highlighted hair. The PHD product range is ideal for all hair types and helps hair feel cleaner, longer. Enjoy! :-)

                              Answered on 10/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            I am undecided between the perfect hair day or the frizzy one I'm not sure. Does the perfect hair day one also get rid of frizz or should I just get the frizz one ?
                            My hair is frizzy but Ive heard good things about the perfect hair day .
                            Asked on 9/23/2015 by Fernanda

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              If frizz is a major concern, we suggest the No Frizz line! However, the PhD line is great for someone with multiple hair concerns. These products offer multiple benefits such as smoothness, strength, conditioning, volume and over all polish! You also have the option to mix and match products as you'd like. For example, PhD shampoo and conditioner paired with one of the No Frizz stylers!

                              Answered on 10/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Does this product help against heat protection? If not what would in this line?
                            Asked on 7/8/2015 by Beauty conscious from Man. View, CA

                            1 answer

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