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

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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 610 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (466)
  • Effective (308)
  • Smells great (308)
  • Lightweight (236)
  • Good value (111)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (32)
  • 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)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (94), 10 minutes (37), 1+ hour (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (191), Survivalist / minimalist (104), Product junkie (101), Brand buyer (91), Budget shopper (58)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (207), Straight hair (163), Very curly hair (30)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing!!

By Thick hair

from Fl

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Thicker Hair

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

    I have struggled with my hair for years, it is thick and wavy.curly under neath but straight on top, this product allows me to blow it out straight, no need for a flat iron and it will stay for the next 3 days. I wish I had known about this product years ago!!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Overrated

    By FLGirl

    from Florida

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Did not combat frizz
    • Doesn't Work
    • Sticky

    Best Uses

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

      I have long, medium thickness, fine hair prone to frizz. I was very excited to try this. It's easy to use, smells okay, doesn't leave hair greasy, but it also didn't do much for my hair. I hoped this would allow me to let my hair dry naturally on my days off, which it does but it does nothing for frizz (not in FL anyway). I end up twisting it in a low bun every day that I try it.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      1.0

      Sticky, leaves hair looking dull

      By NL

      from Atlanta GA

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

      Did not like it. Zero stars. I have very fine hair, and applied this product as directed after having just washed and conditioned. My hair now feels like it has a wax coating on it, it looks dull and doesn't help frizz at all. Highly disappointed, as I love Living Proof Dry shampoo product.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      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

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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

                (4 of 4 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.

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                • Q:

                  I have naturally curly hair. I use PHD shampoo and Conditioner .Should I use PHD styling cream followed by Curl defining styling cream ? Or is there another product combination I should use to enhance my curls?
                  Thanks.
                  Anne
                  Asked on 5/30/2018 by ABS from Chicago,Ill.

                  5 answers

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The 5-in-1 treatment does not have the extended curl memory technology that the curl products have to help define your curls.

                    Answered on 6/6/2018 by Official Answer from Living Proof from Brand Answer
                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The 5-in-1 treatment does not have the extended curl memory technology that the curl products have to help define your curls.

                    Answered on 6/6/2018 by Official Answer from Living Proof from Brand Answer
                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The 5-in-1 treatment does not have the extended curl memory technology that the curl products have to help define your curls.

                    Answered on 6/6/2018 by Official Answer from Living Proof from Brand Answer
                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The 5-in-1 treatment does not have the extended curl memory technology that the curl products have to help define your curls.

                    Answered on 6/6/2018 by Official Answer from Living Proof from Brand Answer
                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The 5-in-1 treatment does not have the extended curl memory technology that the curl products have to help define your curls.

                    Answered on 6/6/2018 by Official Answer from Living Proof from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Is this cruelty free?
                  Asked on 5/30/2018 by Caitlin from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We do not test our products or our ingredients on animals, nor do we ask others to do so on our behalf. Hope this helps!

                    Answered on 5/30/2018 by Official Answer from Living Proof from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Do I have to use mousse when using living proof styling cream
                  Asked on 5/16/2018 by Shorty from Tampa

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Living Proof products can be layered, but it is a preference if you want to use both!

                    Answered on 5/17/2018 by Official Answer from Living Proof from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Can I use this with the Restore Perfecting Spray before blow drying?
                  Asked on 4/21/2018 by desimexibrit from Charleston, SC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can use the two products together.

                    Answered on 5/17/2018 by Official Answer from Living Proof from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Can this be used on dry hair?.
                  Asked on 4/21/2018 by Kk from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No, the product is applied to damp hair prior to heat styling.

                    Answered on 5/17/2018 by Official Answer from Living Proof from Brand Answer
                • 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:

                  How is the 5 in 1 styling treatment compare to the volumizing cream? I have chin length baby fine hair that is on the dry side and use a root lifter/volumizer.
                  Asked on 10/4/2017 by Brenda from ATL, GA

                  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. Full is designed to deliver maximum thickness and fullness that lasts and is touchable and revivable.

                    Answered on 10/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                • 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
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