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Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo

Living Proof

Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo

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Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo cleans beyond ordinary dry shampoos. It's powered by Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) and Triple-Action Cleaning Technology that:
  • Absorbs and removes oil, sweat and odor
  • Makes your hair look, feel and smell clean
  • Works on all hair colors because it leaves virtually no visible residue or powdery build-up behind
  • Has a time-released fragrance to deliver a light, clean scent throughout the day

Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo is ideal for all hair types. It is silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

"Dry Shampoo" has been a bit of a misnomer as products on the market haven't actually cleaned your hair. The powder-based formulas soak up oil often leaving behind a dirty residue you can see and feel. That's not clean hair - that's just dirty hair in hiding. Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo's Triple-Action Cleaning Technology tackles the three dimensions of clean hair: how it looks, how it feels, and how it smells.
  • Fast-absorbing powders soak up oil and sweat
  • Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) reduces the surface friction on hair, so it's easy to remove the powders that have absorbed the oil and sweat in your hair
  • Odor neutralizers eliminate less desirable smells and time-release fragrance releases a light, clean scent all day long.

CLICK HERE to see how Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo works
Shake can extremely well for maximum cleaning results. Hold canister about 6-10" away from dry hair. Section thoroughly and apply product in a sweeping motion to dirty and oily areas. Wait 30 seconds for the powders to activate and cleanse. Then remove by massaging and shaking at roots with fingers or brush hair. Apply more if needed, make sure to shake can again. Style as desired.

Tips & Tricks: See white residue? A little residue that can be removed easily is normal (that's the cleaning in the works). If you experience more than that, make sure you shake the can and hold the can farther from your head.
Isobutane, Propane, Alcohol Denat., Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Cellulose, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Caprylyl Glycol, Dipropylene Glycol, Citronellyl Methylcrotonate, Hydroxypropylcellulose, Hydrated Silica, Cetrimonium Chloride, Zeolite, Ethylcellulose, Octoxynol-10, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Water/Eau/Aqua, Fragrance/Parfum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenethyl Alcohol, Benzyl Benzoate, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Coumarin.

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Living ProofPerfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo
 
4.6

(based on 968 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great smell (646)
  • Cleans thoroughly (598)
  • Adds volume (507)
  • Gentle (244)
  • Adds shine (72)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (35)
  • Dries hair out (35)
  • Pricey / poor value (13)
  • Smells bad (10)
  • Harsh (8)

Best Uses

  • Oily hair (482)
  • Daily use (234)
  • Fine hair (234)
  • Thick hair (153)
  • Curly hair (74)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (421), Wavy hair (389), Very curly hair (40)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (392), Survivalist / minimalist (215), Product junkie (205), Professional stylist (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (34)

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3.0

Sticky residue

By Michy T

from Dayton, NJ

Pros

  • Great Smell

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

    I wash my hair every other day and when I used this on second day hair it leaves the hair feeling clean and refreshed initially. However as I rub this in I can feel a sticky residue on my fingers and soon after my hair feels weighed down. I have to wash my hair the same day I use this because it just makes my hair feeling sticky and not clean. It does smell very nice but the scent is overwhelmingly strong.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Best ever!!

    By steph

    from Virginia Beach

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

    Best dry shampoo ever! Goes on evenly, has an amazing smell, and adds the perfect amount of volume!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Not the best for fine hair

    By Maria

    from Columbus, OH

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

    This was alright, but felt thinker on my fine hair. I have bayalage and naturally straight texture. Maybe better on thicker hair? I just switched to drybar and it's better for my hair type. If you have finer hair maybe try that first, or start with a travel size/use a tester in store to see how it works for you!

    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great

    By Erica

    from Ny

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Gentle
    • Great Smell

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

        Great product

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best Dry Shampoo ever

        By Cheri

        from Alabama

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Thoroughly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

          Best dry shampoo I've ever used. Actually cleans the hair by absorbing oils and then brushes out leaving clean hair instead of coating hair in powder.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Lightweight and works great

          By Sam

          from Midwest

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

          This dry shampoo is well worth the money. Very lightweight formula, works great.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A dirty girls best friend

          By Jean

          from Maryland

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Volume
          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Great Smell

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

            I have thin wavy hair but am an athlete so my hair gets greasy fast. Even one day without washing it and it's a mess. I've tried a lot of dry shampoos from store brands to top professional brands and this is by far my absolute favorite. It's got a great smell but isn't overwhelming and doesn't leave a residue, a spray of this and a simple tease will keep my hair going for 2-3 days without wash. I'll never use anything else!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Best dry shampoo!

            By Erin

            from Michigan

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Great Smell

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Oily Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

              I currently have at least 4 other dry shampoos in my cabinet but this is the one i keep coming back to. I love Living Proof products and this dry shampoo doesn't disappoint. I am sensitive to fragrances and the scent of this is subtle and doesn't linger. This seems to absorb the oil and "clean" my hair on the second day. The other dry shampoos I've tried end up smelling like perfume covering up greasy hair, so i keep buying this one again and again. Living proof products are expensive but worth the investment to me.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Great product

              By Farah

              from Redmond, seattle

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Volume
              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Great Smell

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Oily Hair

                Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

                Best dry shampoo out there, its quick its clean, adds volumn to my hair and smells great. This is my third bottle. Been using it for a while now :)

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                4.0

                Would buy again based on smell alone

                By Alana

                from Sacramento

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adds Volume
                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Gentle
                • Great Smell

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Oily Hair

                  Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo:

                  Fantastic and refreshing! Love giving my locks a quick boost of freshness whenever I'm in a hurry. Lazy girls unite..I'm a low maintenance chick and hardly brush my hair but a few spritz and a tousle or two with this and I'm good to go!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

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                  • Q:

                    What conditioner do you use with this?
                    Asked on 11/8/2017 by allison from co

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Dry shampoo is used on dry hair, if you are looking for a product to helps with dry ends I suggest or Restore Instant Protection.

                      Answered on 11/9/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    I just had my hair colored a dark cherry or chocolate cherry, will this help keep the color from fading too fast?
                    Asked on 5/20/2017 by Jennifer from Texas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      If you are looking for a product to help with your color we suggest the Timelesss Pre-Shampoo treatment. Using dry shampoo will help with dirt and oils, therefore washing your hair less which is better for color treated hair!

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

                    Is this product safe to use on highlighted hair?
                    Asked on 3/20/2017 by GinnyD from Amarillo, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it is safe for highlighted hair.

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

                    Is this product gluten free?
                    Asked on 1/19/2017 by Jen from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this is gluten free.

                      Answered on 2/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Is this safe to use on keratin treated hair?
                    Asked on 12/2/2016 by DCr

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it is safe to use on keratin treated hair.

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

                    Does it work on things baby fine hair
                    Asked on 10/28/2016 by Ex. Curious from Longview texas

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo works on all hair types!

                      Answered on 10/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    everybody says that it smells good what does it smell like ? I have used the shampoo and conditioner and it smells good but very strong. is it the same smell as the shampoo?
                    Asked on 9/26/2016 by honeybuns from Seattle WA

                    2 answers

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      All of our products have a light, fresh, citrusy fragrance.

                      Answered on 10/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      All of our products have a light, fresh, citrusy fragrance.

                      Answered on 10/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Is it safe to straighten your hair after using this?
                    Asked on 8/12/2016 by Kenzie from Cottage Grove, OR

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it is safe to straighten hair after using PhD Dry Shampoo. We do recommend using Restore Instant Protection to weightlessly protect against heat styling up to 450° and add additional shine and smoothness, prior to straightening your hair.

                      Answered on 8/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Is this an aerosol can?
                    Asked on 7/18/2016 by Hillary from TX

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, PhD Dry Shampoo is an aerosol.

                      Answered on 7/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Does this leave a white residue? Or is it clear?
                    Asked on 6/23/2016 by CityChick from Philadelphia, PA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It's not a clear formula, so some white residue, that is easy to remove, is normal and expected—especially if you have dark hair. To remove the white residue, rub and massage hair with fingers and/or use brush. A boar's bristle brush will be the most efficient in removing the powders. If white residue still exists, use a blow dryer.

                      Answered on 6/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
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