Rated 3.19 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review Soft, silky, shiny
Easy to spray on hair after shampooing. Need to shake the bottle to keep the ingredients mixed and distribute on to your damp hair evenly. It it easy to comb through. Makes blonde hair silky, very shiny and wonderfully soft. However, if you have fine hair like me, it makes it almost too soft -- not a bad limp -- but a little harder to curl -- makes it like the texture of a child's hair.
Most Helpful Critical Review No Real Results
I'm sold on Pravana perfect blonde shampoos and conditioners, however this leave in treatment was particularly ineffective for me. It settles, so you have to shake the bottle to mix before use -- that wasn't a problem, the problem was that I replaced my It's a 10 keratin treatment with this and it was a complete flop. The product really did nothing for my hair as fair as moisturizing or a de-frizz, I actually feel it made it frizzier, and wasn't heat protective at all. The bottle has seemed to last me quite some time, I'm hardly through a third w/back length hair, but I find myself using more and more every time to seek out different results or avoiding the product altogether. I'm hoping the Pravana Nevo treatment will have more success.
The packaging is really great, there's a lock on the nozzle so it doesn't leak. It makes my hair smell amazing, but unfortunately this product did nothing effective for my hair.
Reviewed by 155 customers Moldy, musty smell
ttbean13 from Pennsylvania
I usually used intense therapy leave-in, but decided to try out this one. I was highly disappointed to find out the reviews are correct and it really does make your hair smell musty/moldy after it dries. It also does not detangle the hair as well. It's most definitely not a matter of bad batch, the formula is not good in general. It's disappointing because I usually love Pravana, but I will keep using the intense therapy leave-in and I had to return this one.
Mayra from Palm Springs
My hair smelled awful in between washes. The blue version works well but this one has me gagging. When applied it shells ok I guess but the next day OMG I have no words how bad the smell is
Would not recommend
MC from FL
I got this leave-in treatment with high hopes because my hair dresser used the blue one on me from pravana. After reading most of the comments, I still decided to give it a shot. At first, the smell was AMAZING. Loved it. Once it started to dry, it smelled like straight chemicals and started to smell a bit like mildew. My hair felt nice, but not as soft & silky as I hoped. It did tone my blonde highlights a bit. The smell was just something I could not get passed. The mildew smell was starting to get too intense. No other product would be able to cover up the smell. Will not be purchasing again or recommend to a friend.
Alisek from St. Louis, MO
I wish I could give this less than one star…… my hair was smelling so bad. Like mold. Finally realized it was this treatment. I thought it was weird because I've used the original one from pravana before and never had any issues
Bright blonde hair!
Burke16 from Colorado
This stuff makes my hair look like I just got it done! Love it! Great for touching up my blonde highlights throughout my naturally blonde hair.
Smells bad.. couldn't wait to wash my hair again.
WhiteHead from Dallas, TX
I LOVE Pravanas shampoo and conditioner. It really made a huge difference in my hair color and extended the life between appts. But THIS... I'm not sure it works. If it does, I'm not sure I can deal with the smell. I noticed it before reviews.
Do not buy
Blondieshelby from Pennsylvania
Absolutely fowl smelling leave- in treatment. Wish I would have read the reviews before I bought this. My hair smelled like mold like the worst smell you could imagine. DO NOT BUY THIS.
Lisa from FL
Yep all the reviews are correct, this smells like wet laundry. I did not read the reviews before purchase & noticed the smell immediately after 1st use. My hair has now dried & smells just awful. Need to re-wash. Will be returning as completely unusable.
What a let down..
Not the same as it used to be!! from NJ
I used this spray years ago and loved it so I wanted to get it again, I read the reviews but decided to form my own opinion - and I can honestly say I should have listened to the reviews. The smell is like a damp, mildew, old basement! I don't know why they changed the formula or what, but it's awful!
I ignored the reviews
Normalyn from Texas
As a title says I ignored the reviews and still purchase this product anyway. When you spray it in onto your hair it doesn't smell bad but once it dries it starts to stink like mold or a disgusting wet rag.
Krkillerqueen from IL
I went platinum blonde over the summer and bought this to help maintain the color and moisture. I legit thought something was wrong with my scalp because my hair smelled so bad. I bought all kinds of treatments thinking I had a scalp fungus. I finally came here and saw these reviews and am almost glad it's not just me. I wouldn't care if this gave me super model hair - this stuff smells like dirty feet washed in dirty dishwater and dried with a dirty towel used on a dirty dog and is absolutely NOT worth any benefit it may provide. Yes, it's that bad.
D from Kent
I could not with smell especially after styling!
Does not smell
Beach Bunnie from Florida
There was a pleasant smell when using this too.
THE Perfect Blonde
Beach Bunnie from Florida
Product didn't lie with this one. I have thin hair but a lot per square inch and this is just what my blonde locks needed to protect my hair during straightening as well as add an extra shot of bright to my super blonde hair. I have brass and this totally tones it down. I always use after wash and conditioner just before my blow out. Perfection in a bottle.
THE MILDEW SMELL
Cynthia T from Kansas
Used to be my favorite leave in conditioner, bought a new bottle yesterday and it's getting returned. Smelled good when it was damp but then it dried and smells terrible. Like mold.
Coley from St Louis, MO
Are use this product years ago, and loved it. Since going platinum blonde and being around swimming pools I thought I should get it again just to help tone and soften my hair. Somethings changed, and this smells awful. It's musty and smells disgusting. I couldn't figure out what smelled so bad for 2 days!
courtney from philadelphia, PA
This made my hair smell HORRIBLE. Me and my boyfriend were so disgusted I had to re-wash my hair 2 hours later. Do not get this product.
I Thought I Was Going Crazy
Katie from Dallas, TX
I came to read reviews after I'd purchased the product and used it for a couple of days, I couldn't figure out why my hair smelled musty and dirty and adding this was the ONLY thing I'd changed about my hair routine. Sure enough, there are many reviews I wish I'd read before I'd purchased it. (I've been using the shampoo and conditioner for quite a while with no complaints) Yes, it smells nice when you spray it on and it does soften my hair, but oh my does the smell turn - I don't know if it's the heat from the hairdryer? And it's just subtle enough that you can't figure out where it's coming from at first, then you figure out it's your own clean/not clean hair and you can't escape it. Such a disappointment, but I sure am glad to know I'm not crazy.
Susan from Pittsburgh
Light feeling and softens hair. It does tone grassiness for me.
Julia from Florida
It detangles well.... but it leaves your hair smelling like wet sour clothes... it's awful
Smells like mildew
Cyndi from Kennesaw GA
Wish I had read the reviews before I bought this. I thought it was me smelling something weird. Used it again and same awful smell. Decided to check here about other reviews and so glad I'm not the only one that noticed the horrible smell. Thank goodness I only bought the travel size of this hot mess. How in the world does Pravana allow this to happen? Shame on you for not doing your quality control audits on this. Pull this garbage off the shelves Ulta and send it back. There is something wrong with this.
Wish it didn't stink
Caitlin L. from Austin
I tried this product in hopes to finally find the right leave in product but unfortunately it wasn't it. When applied, the smell is amazing but after a few hours it smells like someone rubbed their armpit all over my hair),:
my hair smells musty
Isabel S. from Minnesota
the first time I use it, I felt a strange smell in my hair, then I used it again and again the same, that smell is not easy to go away, it was the worst buy
Makes my hair smell like old wet laundry
Myhairstanky from Oregon
I really wanted this to work but I genuinely didn't notice any difference in my hair other than the awful smell. I thought if it make my hair soft or add any perk to it I could maybe look past the scent but I genuinely didn't notice a difference. Not worth it unless you like the smell of old moist laundry:)
So in LOVE
Tootsie from Tarpon Springs FL
I have ZERO idea what anyone else is talking about. The smell is good - not very strong or noticeable. It smells like conditioner. It honestly gives my hair the boost it needs to keep the brass away. My light blonde looks brighter and whiter. I have a million bottles of stuff for blonde hair and this is the only thing to have worked very well. I have thin hair but a lot per square inch. My usually dry hair is totally saved from the heat of my flat iron. I also boat a lot and am always in the saltwater so this is my go to to keep my looks moisturized and healthy. I highly recommend.