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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 985 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great smell (659)
  • Cleans thoroughly (608)
  • Adds volume (513)
  • Gentle (249)
  • Adds shine (72)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (36)
  • Dries hair out (36)
  • Pricey / poor value (13)
  • Smells bad (10)
  • Harsh (8)

Best Uses

  • Oily hair (488)
  • Fine hair (237)
  • Daily use (235)
  • Thick hair (155)
  • Curly hair (74)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (429), Wavy hair (397), Very curly hair (40)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (399), Survivalist / minimalist (219), Product junkie (209), Professional stylist (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (34)

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5.0

Love love love this product for someone fine hair!

By suchsara

from Michigan

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Easy to Use
  • Great Smell
  • No residue left on hair

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Fine Hair
    • Oily Hair
    • Thinner Hair

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

    This product is great for actually cleaning your day/few days old hair! Whether I already have product in it or not I can use this on my hair to actually clean it, make it smell great without being overly perfume-scented, and not leave my hair feeling icky or full of residue! Overall the HOLY GRAIL of dry shampoos.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Malcandy4

    from Illinois

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Volume
    • Doesn't leave hair white
    • Great Smell

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

        This is my favorite dry shampoo and the only one I use! It smells great, does not leave the dreaded "white stain" in my hair, and takes away the greasiness in my hair. I will continue to buy this product!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        love it....... a little goes a long way

        By Laura

        from Salida CA

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adds Volume
        • Great Smell

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

            love it

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            The Perfect Dry Shampoo

            By Harley Barbie

            from Indiana

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Gentle
            • Great Smell
            • Improves Hair Health

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

                I love this product. I'm very sensitive to products and this does not bother me. I think it works excellent, and have had no problems.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                4.0

                Love it!

                By Nancy M

                from Boston Ma

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Gentle
                • Great Smell

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Oily Hair

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

                  Love this product! Has a great smell and removes the oil so I don't have to shampoo every day.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love it

                  By Mbuchanan

                  from Orlando, FL

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Gentle

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                      My favorite dry shampoo

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      Best Dry shampoo yet!

                      By Chel

                      from Virginia

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Cleans Thoroughly
                      • Gentle
                      • Great Smell

                      Cons

                      • Dries Hair Out

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Oily Hair

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

                      I use it between washes, best for my straight hair days, when I'm not ready to wash yet!

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      This is the absolute BEST dry shampoo!!!

                      By Amy

                      from Rochester Hills, MI

                      About Me Product Junkie

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Adds Volume
                      • Cleans Thoroughly
                      • Great Smell

                      Cons

                      • Price

                      Best Uses

                      • In between washes

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

                      Use in between washes to freshen hair to look like you had washed it.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      Love the added volume too

                      By Deb

                      from Kansas

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Adds Volume
                      • Cleans Thoroughly

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

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

                          Love it!! Very effective

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Straight Hair
                           
                          4.0

                          Too high expectations

                          By Vren

                          from Midland, Tx

                          About Me Professional Stylist

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Great Smell

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

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

                              This works well, but I guess I was expecting more. It does help clean hair, but leaves a grit to it, this isn't too bad compared to others I've used but based on on reviews I was expecting to have to NO build up feeling at all. The other problem I have is that I have scalp psoriasis and thus a sensitive scalp. This product doesn't make me itch like others have but it does leave product build up enough that if I do itch I will have it under my fingernails.
                              Over all it's a good product, just had to high of expectations.

                              • Hair Type:
                              • Wavy 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:

                                Does this product work on fine, dry hair that is color treated and highlighted? Oily hair is not my problem! I need to shampoo/blow dry less to keep from drying out my hair even more.
                                Asked on 10/14/2017 by Alasdair from Ft. Worth, TX

                                1 answer

                                • Brand Expert

                                  A:

                                  Yes, it will absolutely work on your hair type!

                                  Answered on 10/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                              • Q:

                                Is this good for darker hair? Other products leave a grey tinge on top since they are for meant for lighter hair. I'm looking for one that works well with a dark chocolate brown color.
                                Thanks!!
                                Asked on 9/6/2017 by Lauren from Durango, CO

                                1 answer

                                • Staff Expert

                                  A:

                                  Yes, PHD Dry Shampoo leaves virtually no visible residue or powdery build up, so it can be used on all colors of hair.

                                  Answered on 10/2/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                              • 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
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