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Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment

Living Proof

Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment

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Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment is a genius solution that allows you to style and treat in one step. Powered by Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) and their Thickening Molecule (PBAE), Perfect hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:
  • Delivers the five benefits for beautiful healthy looking hair in one easy step - smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish
  • Styles and treats without compromising one for the other

Perfect hair Day works hard to keep hair looking and feeling healthy.

The Perfect hair Day line*:
  • Delivers the five benefits for beautiful, healthy looking hair - smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish
  • Helps you wash your hair less often
  • Makes hair look healthier instantly and gets better over time

Perfect hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment is ideal for all hair types. It is silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

*Perfect hair Day Shampoo, Conditioner and 5-in-1 Styling Treatment

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Apply Perfect hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment to damp hair. Blow dry.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Myristyl Alcohol, Maltodextrin/VP Copolymer, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Lauryl Methyl Gluceth-10 Hydroxypropyldimonium Chloride, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Polyalkylaminoester-1 (PBAE), Polyquaternium-55, Hydroxyethylcellulose, C10-40 Isoalkylamidopropylethyldimonium Ethosulfate, Behenyl/Stearyl Aminopropanediol Esters, DimethylPABAmidopropyl Laurdimonium Tosylate, PPG-3 Benzyl Ether Ethylhexanoate, Oleth-10, Cetyl Alcohol, PPG-2 Myristyl Ether Propionate, Steareth-2, Oleyl Alcohol, Steareth-10, Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter, Dipropylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Myrica Pubescens Fruit Wax, Caprylic Acid, Lauric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Propanediol, Fragrance/Parfum, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citral, Citronellol.

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Living ProofPerfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment
 
4.3

(based on 607 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (464)
  • Effective (308)
  • Smells great (307)
  • Lightweight (235)
  • Good value (111)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (31)
  • Pricey / poor value (15)
  • Not effective (13)
  • Strong smell (11)
  • Pricey (10)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (192)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (140)
  • Color-treated hair (120)
  • Dry/damaged hair (106)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (98)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (190), Survivalist / minimalist (103), Product junkie (101), Brand buyer (91), Budget shopper (58)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (206), Straight hair (162), Very curly hair (30)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (94), 10 minutes (37), 1+ hour (29)

Reviewed by 607 customers

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5.0

In love

By Ashley

from Everett, WA

About Me Minimalist

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Straight Hair

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

    I strive to keep my routine simple & quick. On damp hair, I apply Living Proof's PhD 5-in-1 and scrunch, then within 5 minutes I apply their flexible hairspray and let my short, curly hair air dry. It's not at all how the 5-in-1 treatment is recommended for use, however, once dried, my curls are more voluminous than ever. I've been using Ouidad's Climate Control Gel for at least 3 years now and received a sample of LP's 5-in-1 months ago and finally decided to try it out. Glad I did! Will definitely be purchasing this full-size.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Love the product, HATE the packaging!

    By Mombear

    from South Lake Tahoe

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Opening of top gets clogged

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Straight Hair

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

    This has been my go-to styling product or a over a year. The tiny opening of the container gets clogged with product. making it really hard to get anything out. Clearing it with a pin sometimes helps, but it's a real pain, and the top doesn't come off easily (sometimes not at all). At my local store, I found it in a 2 oz. tube that is SOOOO much easier to use. I don't see it online. Too bad the 4 oz. didn't come in an easier to use cpmtaomer.. The 2 oz. is more expensive for the amount, but at least I don't end up throwing away product that I can't get out of the container.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    I would buy this product again. I loved it.

    By Mercado

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Strong Hold

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Straight Hair

      Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

      This product was recommended for me from my hair stylist. I loved it.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      I love this product

      By clc

      from Cambridge, MD

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair
        • Thicker Hair
        • Thinner Hair
        • Travel

        Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

        Its expensive but worth it!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        I like this - wish it wasn't so expensive

        By MamaChandy

        from Oxford, MS

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

          Like this. Wish I could get it for less expense. Ulta coupons wont work.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Permanent part of my hair-care routine!

          By Roberta

          from Novato, CA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

            I have used this product for over a year now and I love it. I have relatively thin hair with some body to it, and this helps both on days when I want to "scrunch" and dry naturally or use a rounded brush to blow-dry in some body. It helps keep the style, and also great at controlling frizz, but its not heavy or greasy. Highly recommend it.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Perfect for flatter fine hair

            By Marina

            from Boston, MA

            Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

            I have pretty flat hair. It is finer and staticky so it sticks to my head. I throw this in all through my hair from middle to end and run my finger through roots with the excess on my hands before blow drying and it gives it so much more volume. When I want to have a good hair day this is my go to product.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Not Sure it is Perfect, but it Helps!

            By TrishiaK

            from O'Fallon, MO

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Greasy

            Best Uses

              Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

              I am not sure what I was expecting with this product, but I find a very little goes a very long way. It is easy to use. I've used Redken Align 21 before and liked it. This is very similar. I use maybe 1/8 teaspoon, rub between my fingers and onto my damp hair. You have to blow dry or it doesn't work. It leaves my hair without frizz which is my main purpose for using.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not for me.

              By Jax

              from Surprise Arizona

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Greasy

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

                  I returned this product!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  2.0

                  Undecided

                  By Cheryl

                  from Michigan

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) 5-in-1 Styling Treatment:

                  Still out on this one, not sure I'm gonna keep, don't care for the smell, I still have flyaways with it, not really doing anything for my hair.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

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                  • Q:

                    I love Living Proof products but haven't tried this. I have color treated fine hair....with only a slight wave that I style in a short bob. How would this help? I already use the Blow Out product which I love.
                    Asked on 12/29/2017 by Product Lover from Atlanta, GA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Sorry for the delay answering your question. Please contact us at gethelp@ulta.com. Thanks!

                      Answered on 2/5/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    I have thick course frizzy hair, will this smooth it out while blow drying
                    Asked on 8/16/2017 by ? from undisclosed

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This can help with smoothing, but if frizz is your major concern I recommend trying our No Frizz Nourishing Styling Cream.

                      Answered on 8/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    What is the difference between using this product vs. the No Frizz Styling Cream? I have medium-length mostly straight hair that feels dry and frizzy and would like it to be softer and smoother. Thank you.
                    Asked on 6/16/2017 by Gilly from Florida

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      PhD Styling Treatment has been formulated specifically to give the ideal balance of all five benefits women seek in beautiful, healthy looking hair: smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish. It is not about concentrating on any one benefit in particular, but rather the combination of all five. No Frizz is designed to eliminate frizz by helping to block humidity.

                      Answered on 8/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    I have a lot of baby hairs, fly aways, and long side burns. Will this help to keep them all down?
                    Asked on 6/2/2017 by MrsTCruz from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The 5-in-1 does help smooth the hair, but for fly-aways we recommend out Restore Instant Protection.

                      Answered on 6/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Instructions say to apply product before blow drying. Can product be used before air drying hair w/o weighing down curls and waves?
                    Asked on 5/20/2017 by MR from Bartow, FL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The product is meant to be used with heat styling.

                      Answered on 6/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    I use the 5-in-1 styling treatment whenever I wash my hair. I also use the Restore shampoo and conditioner. I was thinking of trying the Restore Instant Repair. Would I use this before the Instant Repair or after?
                    Asked on 12/28/2016 by Janna from NC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Apply the Restore Instant Repair and then the 5-in-1 styling treatment!

                      Answered on 2/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    I love every product I've tried so far. I have really fine hair, and worried about breakage and thinning. Can I use this with the thickening creme? Thus far, I'm using the dry shampoo, volume blast, and just purchased the pre-shampoo treatment and thickening creme. My next purchase will be the full shampoo and conditioner and 5 in 1 styling product, I think. Volume, as well as keeping my fine, color treated hair healthy. Would this be a good idea for both?
                    Asked on 11/9/2016 by Ulta4life from Haden, AR

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this product seems like a great choice to add to your regimen! It also has heat protection of up to 450 degrees!

                      Answered on 12/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Hi does anyone know if this detangles? I don't like to put a lot of product in my hair and I would love if I didn't have to use a separate conditioner. I have fine, thin hair. Thanks!
                    Asked on 8/2/2016 by JGlitter

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      PhD 5-in-1 Styling Treatment is not meant to be detangling, it's a styler that delivers the five benefits for a perfect hair day in one easy step- smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish. We recommend still using your conditioner after cleansing for detangling benefits.

                      Answered on 8/3/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    How does this product differ from Nightcap? Would they be used together?
                    Asked on 7/2/2016 by Canash from Nashville

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      PhD Night Cap is an overnight treatment meant to provide shiny, vibrant, and more manageable hair while you sleep. It's meant to be washed out in the morning and has no hold. PhD 5-in-1 Styling Treatment is a styler that provides smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish in one product. They can absolutely be used together with Night Cap as your overnight treatment and 5-in-1 Styling Treatment as your all in one styler.

                      Answered on 7/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    I have thick, almost shoulder length hair. How much product should I use?
                    Asked on 6/5/2016 by Shannon from Kalamazoo, MI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We suggest starting with a nickel size amount on damp hair. Spot treat with more if needed before styling.

                      Answered on 6/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
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