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Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair

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Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair

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The search for the solution to mild and moderate hair loss is over with Cerafill Defy Hair Thickening Shampoo. This thinning hair shampoo gently cleanses, strengthens, nourishes, and thickens for fuller-looking hair. This ultimate scalp care shampoo stimulates hair growth and strengthens damaged hair to prevent hair breakage and hair loss. The Cerafill professional products are the answer for thicker hair.

Who should use this?

Signs and symptoms:
  • Hair loss in mild to moderate stages
  • More hair than usual is collecting in the brush and shower drain
  • Scalp that's becoming visible at the part yet can still be camouflaged with styling
  • Scalp at crown area is starting to show

Benefits:
  • Ceramide strengthens the hair fiber to help prevent breakage
  • SP-4 nourishes to promote a healthy scalp environment
  • Hair looks visibly fuller with added shine
  • Safe for color and chemically treated hair

Use daily on wet hair, massage into a lather. Rinse.
Aqua / Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Citric Acid, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hydroxide, Parfum / Fragrance, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Menthol, Zinc PCA, Salicylic Acid, Polyquarternium-10, Benzyl Alcohol, Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol, 2-Oleamido-1, 3-Octadecanediol, Safflower Glucoside (D164121/5).

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4.3

(based on 25 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Adds volume (16)
  • Cleans thoroughly (15)
  • Lathers well (12)
  • Improves hair health (11)
  • Gentle (8)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Fine hair (19)
  • Daily use (10)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (13), Wavy hair (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (8), Survivalist / minimalist (8), Product junkie (7)

Reviewed by 25 customers

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5.0

A SHAMPOO WORTH USING!!

By GM Who Cares

from Danville, VA

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

    Discovered this product on Ulta. So glad I bought it for my age-thinning hair. Works exceptionally well for my thinning on top, gray hair. I like Redken products, and this one exceeds all expectations.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    3.0

    Dries hair out

    By Sunshine

    from Covington, ga

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Volume

    Cons

    • Doesn't Lather Well
    • Harsh

    Best Uses

    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

    Disappointed in product

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    1.0

    MADE MY HAIR FALL OUT

    By Upset Customer

    from Anaheim, CA

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

    • Lathers Well

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

      This product is terrible. I am 25yrs old with very fine hair. I've been told by my hair stylists although my hair is fine, that I have a lot of it. I bought this hoping it would give my hair a fuller look with a little body. Ever since using product I have been noticing bald patches on my head that are not getting any better but possibly worse. I have been using this product 2-3x a week, and it is the only change in my hair care system I made recently. I have never had a problem with hair loss, and am so upset by what this product has done to my hair!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      This stuff works

      By Old grumpy lady

      from Jackson MS

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

        I've been complaining to my stylist daughter for months that the methotrexate I take for rheumatoid arthritis was causing my hair to fall out. Not drastically, but enough for me to notice. She got me this for Christmas, along with the conditioner and the leave-spray. I was dubious, but they work. They adds just enough volume that I feel like I'm back to where I started. Very happy with the products; will happily spend the money to replace them.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        My New Shampoo

        By Kewpie1979

        from St Charles, MI

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adds Shine
        • Adds Volume
        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Lathers Well

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

          I have tried a few shampoos for my thin hair and most dry my hair out and make it feel like straw; not this one!! This shampoo, combined with the coordinating conditioner, leaves my hair soft and shiny. I do feel that my hair genuinely is thicker and has more volume since using this consistently. I would recommend this product to someone with concerns about slightly thinning hair. A little pricey but I try to catch the Redken "Buy two, get third one free" sales. Overall very pleased with this product.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          I love this. I have thin hair and it has definitely helped!

          By MJ

          from New Smyrna, FL

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Volume
          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Great Smell
          • Lathers Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

            First time using and so far so good!

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            im seeing improvment!

            By Mal

            from NY

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

            • helps with hair loss

            Cons

            • Dries Hair Out

            Best Uses

            • fine hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

            for about 6 months my hair was coming out in full strands in the shower more than normal. I would say about 4x the normal amount. it was freaking me out. and when i brushed it when wet alot would come out too. just strands of hair would come out when brushing. my brush would be full of hair in one week the amount it normally would in like a month.

            i have gained weight so there are a couple of reasons my hair may be falling out - weight gain/stress/hormones/pcos/a new medicine im on. i still have to go to the DR. and do more blood work, but i didnt want to have to take a medicine for my hair or anything so was looking for a natural way to prevent my hair from falling out.

            i have been using this for about a month now and in the shower the fall out has been much less. i would say ATLEAST 50 percent but some days it seems like its almost back to how it was before it started coming out in excessive amounts.

            i do notice the more i use it though, it seems like it dries my hair out. not really once its dry and styled, but when i get out of the shower and its still wet it just gets knotty and is dry and harder to brush. I am going to buy a wet brush and see how that works out.

            overall i do think this shampoo actually works. i would say it has help my hair from shedding atleast 50 better than it was before. I am not sure if this will be a permanent solution. im hoping over time with diet and controlling stress and other issues it maybe stops on its own but for now i am glad i found this shampoo!

            if you are unsure if you should try this based on other comments (like i was) i would say just try it for atleast two weeks and if your unsatisfied just return it. Oh, thats another thing. give it atleast like 6 washes with the conditioner before judging results. it took about 2 weeks to notice for sure a different. i dont shampoo everyday either. i wash my hair every 2-3 days!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Yes to this shampoo!

            By PK

            from TC MI

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Gentle
            • Improves Hair Health
            • NOT greasy!

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

              My hair can go several days without a shampoo when I use this product. My hair vacillates between dry to oily. I love this shampoo for oily hair days.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Fine hair shampoo

              By PK

              from TC MI

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Volume
              • Does not make my hair oily
              • Improves Hair Health

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

                It's hard to find a shampoo for oily
                hair that works. I use to have to wash my hair every day. When I use this shampoo I can go 2-3 days between washes.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love it!

                By Jo Jo

                from Oregon

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair:

                  My hair has been thinning ever since I had a radical hysterectomy in 2015. I had been using Nioxin, but it was drying my scalp out and actually being counteractive. I've only been using Cerafill for a couple of weeks, but I already see a huge difference in my hair. It looks a lot healthier and even more voluminous. Can't wait to see how much more it will improve.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

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                  • Q:

                    I see the Cerafill Defy Shampoo contains Zinc PCA. Is this a good scalp product for folliculitis? I also have thinning hair due to the folliculitis.
                    Asked on 5/1/2018 by Smlink from Dallas, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The Cerafill Defy Shampoo contains the Zinc PCA to help reduce DHT and remove follicle clogging impurities and excess sebum from the scalp. This product helps to improve the appearance of thinning hair. We recommend consulting your doctor for further assistance and guidance on the appropriate product to use.

                      Answered on 5/4/2018 by Official Answer from Redken from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Do I need to see a Dr. first before using this product. Also if I stop using the product will my hair go back to being thin. Another product states yes to these questions.
                    Asked on 2/11/2018 by Kathleen from IL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      No, you do not need to see a Doctor to use Cerafill Defy Thickening Shampoo!. This shampoo gently cleanses impurities from the scalp to promote a healthy scalp environment. If you have further questions you can call us at 800-423-5369.

                      Answered on 2/16/2018 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Can I switch between this shampoo and the Redken extreme shampoo?
                    Asked on 8/14/2017 by Amanda from New Jersey

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Our shampoos and conditioners can be used with each other. In order to obtain optimal results, it is recommended to use each product as a complete system

                      Answered on 8/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Can this shampoo and conditioner be used on hair that is just fine and not abnormally thinning?
                    Asked on 6/21/2017 by Tina from St. Louis, MO

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Cerafill Defy Shampoo and Conditioner can be used on normal To thin hair. The hair instantly looks and feels fuller with a healthy shine.

                      Answered on 6/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Could you please tell me if I can use another brand of minoxidil with this shampoo or the retaliate shampoo? Thanks
                    Asked on 1/1/2017 by Hair from Canada

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      For best results, we recommend using the products as a system.

                      Cerafill Retaliate is for advanced signs of thinning hair which would include Retaliate Minoxidil, Retaliate Shampoo and Retaliate Conditioner.

                      Answered on 1/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Did anyone experience a "cooling" feeling on their scalp when they used/applied the shampoo/conditioner?
                    Asked on 10/19/2016 by SaraB

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo has a menthol formula which does feel very cooling to the scalp. It should be a comfortable feeling.

                      Answered on 10/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Wil this shampoo and conditioner help with dry hair also?
                    Asked on 5/5/2016 by Deb from Peoria az

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Cerafill Defy Shampoo is a gentle cleanser that strengthens, nourishes & thickens for fuller-looking hair.
                      Cerafill Defy Conditioner strengthens the hair fiber to prevent breakage, nourishes to promote a healthy scalp environment and helps hair look visibly fuller with added shine.

                      Answered on 5/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Does this shampoo contain sulfates?
                    Asked on 5/2/2016 by Yvonne from Morristown NJ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Redken Cerafill Defy Shampoo For Normal To Thin Hair is a very gentle shampoo, however it does not make the claim of being sulfate-free.
                      Key ingredients in Cerafill Defy Shampoo include Zinc PCA, which gently cleanses, helps reduce DHT and remove follicle clogging impurities, and removes excess sebum from the scalp.
                      This shampoo also incorporates SP-94 which nourishes and promotes a healthy scalp.

                      Answered on 5/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Is this to help hair "look" fuller or to help it regrow and truly become fuller?
                    Asked on 12/25/2015 by Jeanne from Jackson, MS

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Cerafill Defy Shampoo helps improve the appearance of thinning hair – it gently cleanses to remove impurities and follicle-clogging sebum. Key ingredients are Ceramide which strengthens the hair fiber to help prevent breakage, and SP-94 which nourishes to promote a healthy scalp environment. For advanced thinning hair, we recommend Cerafill Retaliate Stimulating shampoo - the menthol formula also improves the appearance of advanced thinning hair… hair looks and feels fuller. Dense Fx helps to plump up existing hair to increase diameter by 9% and instantly creates the look and feel of fullness. If you are looking for a hair regrowth treatment, we recommend trying Cerafill Minoxidil to revitalize hair follicles - it is clinically proven to help regrow hair.

                      Answered on 1/6/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is this product safe to use on color treated hair?
                    Asked on 11/14/2015 by LolaBabe7

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, all Redken products are formulated to be color-safe.

                      Answered on 11/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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