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Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender

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Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender

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Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender is a lightweight lotion that instantly seals split ends to keep hair looking and feeling freshly cut. Featuring Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) and our instant-zip technology which:
  • Keeps hair looking smooth and polished
  • Mimics the look of a fresh haircut by sealing and smoothing ends and aligning hair fibers for a cleaner look
  • Instantly seals and heals split ends

Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut is ideal for all hair types. It is silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair. Perfect hair Day works hard to keep hair looking and feeling healthy.

Most current split-end products rely on a resin-based technology that glues the hair together and visibly seals it but the hair feels tacky, gunky, and anything but freshly cut.

Living Proof's instant-zip technology featured in Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender, actually targets the split:
  • Microscopic charged capsules utilize ionic forces to visibly zip the end closed without binding individual strands together
  • Mango butter then delivers a conditioning layer on the hair fiber
  • A light film former forms a durable protective seal so ends feel soft and smooth and stay that way
  • Finally, Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) creates a smooth, polished finish that leaves hair looking and feeling as fresh as a new haircut

Finally, a real solution that truly helps keep your ends looking and feeling freshly cut.

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For best results, apply Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender to damp and dry hair, focusing on ends. Apply to damp hair as the first step, before primes and leave-ins. Apply to dry hair after styling and to touch up. Use as often as needed.

Application Tip: For best results, apply it daily to wet hair after a shower and on dry hair after styling. To help prevent split ends, start using it right after you get a haircut. To treat split ends, use Fresh Cut to keep them sealed.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Coco-Glucoside, Glycerin, Corn Starch Modified, Polyacrylamide, Laureth-7, Algin, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Chitosan, Gellan Gum, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid, Fragrance/Parfum, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citral.

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Living ProofPerfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender
 
4.3

(based on 94 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (72)
  • Effective (66)
  • Smells great (56)
  • Good value (34)
  • Gentle (27)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (8)
  • Strong smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Dry/damaged hair (47)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (26)
  • Daily use (24)
  • Color-treated hair (23)
  • Women (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (24), Survivalist / minimalist (19), Brand buyer (15), Product junkie (12), Budget shopper (10)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (32), Straight hair (19), Very curly hair (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (16), 1+ hour (8)

Reviewed by 94 customers

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5.0

Healthiest Hair In Years

By Riley

from Watertown, NY

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Color-treated Hair
    • Dry/Damaged Hair
    • Frizziness/Flyaways
    • Limpness/Lifelessness

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

    I am so happy I found this product. Let me start my saying I have put my hair through a lot. I went through a period of balayaging my hair, then dying it back to brown, then doing balayage again, then back to brown, etc. Needless to say my hair was by no means healthy. I had the worst split ends I had ever had and an embarrassing amount of breakage. I also flat iron/curl my hair almost daily. I started using this product a couple of months ago and it has truly transformed my hair. I use it after I get out of the shower and then as a finishing product once my hair is styled. My hair has not been this healthy in years. Yes, I do still have some split ends and breakage, but that's the price you pay when using heat tools. But they are nowhere near as bad as they were. If you have damaged hair and split ends, GET THIS. It is absolutely worth the price.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Trying to grow my hair out

    By Sam

    from Providence ri

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

    My hair was extremely fried and I like using this to be able to extend my time in between hair cuts since I had to chop all the damage off and want my hair to be long again.

     
    5.0

    Changed the life of my split ends

    By KMurph

    from Central Jersey

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Gentle
    • Good Value
    • Smells great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry/Damaged Hair

      Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

      Noticed improvement in my split ends right away.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Good intentions...

      By Aud

      from Fort Worth Texas

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

          Got this to help my ends from splitting as bad after a fresh haircut, I was extremely hopeful to try it. I literally noticed no difference whatsoever. I will be returning.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A little pricey but worth it!!

          By LuAnn

          from TX

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Color-treated Hair
            • Dry/Damaged Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

            I never review anything but my hair stylist can't get over the dramatic difference in my hair. This is the longest I've ever had my hair (below shoulder blades)...I have alot of hair but it's fine and I wash and blow dry daily. My ends are amazingly very healthy-looking despite my daily routine AND I color my own hair! Basically, a miracle product!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            4.0

            I would buy again!

            By Isa

            from Atlanta, GA

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Smells great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dry/Damaged Hair

              Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

              I love this product! I've been using it for 5 days and my ends are so soft! Feels like I just got my ends trimmed

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Don't waste your time or money

              By Tracy

              from Racine, WI

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • expensive
                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

                  I followed the directions on the bottle..even put a little more on during the day like it says. The stuff did NOTHING. I returned it.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Does what it says

                  By Jess1133

                  from Seattle

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Gentle
                  • Good Value
                  • Smells great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Dry/Damaged Hair

                    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

                    Does what it says! I have recently got my hair bleached and well it's fried now. I use it after the shower when my hair is wet, when my hair dries, and if I can remember, right before bed. I'm hoping that by sealing the ends I can reduce breAkage and help my hair grow out. Just remember it doesn't fix then, it just seals them for the mean time.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent product!

                    By Sepal

                    from Chicago

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Dry/Damaged Hair

                      Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

                      I just tried this product on my damaged ends. It worked wonders. Obviously you can't expect it to actually eliminate split ends but it definitely makes them much less noticeable and makes my hair bouncy. I've tried a ton of different products and so far this is a favorite. I used it after styling on dry hair.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Product smooths split ends and makes them less noticeable.

                      By brenshopper

                      from Santa Fe, NM

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Effective
                      • Smells great

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Dry/Damaged Hair

                        Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Fresh Cut Split End Mender:

                        Living Proof Split End Mender helps to smooth split ends; however, I haven't noticed that it actually mends the split ends. I tend to get split ends in one particular area due to damage caused when a hair tie got tangled in my curly hair. This product makes that "dry patch" less noticeable. Just wish the price were lower.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Very Curly Hair

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                        • Q:

                          Hi - Can you use this with the Living Proof PHD 5-1? If so, does this one go on first?
                          Asked on 1/16/2018 by ER from Austin, TX

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Sorry for the delay answering your question. Please reach out to gethelp@ulta.com for assistance. Thanks!

                            Answered on 2/13/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          is this ok for fine thin hair?
                          Asked on 6/7/2017 by mo from okc,ok

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes!

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

                          I haven't had a trim in around a year. I use heat to style nearly every day, so I have quite a few split ends and breakage. Would this product help seal the split ends and stop the breakage? I'm tying to grow my hair out and every time I go to a salon they always cut off way more than what I want! I'm looking for a product to help mend my ends!
                          Asked on 12/17/2016 by Journ from Bakersville, NC

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            The Split End Mender will "zip" your ends for immediate solution. The Restore Instant Repair will help repair your damaged hair over time.

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

                          Hi! I just started using the 5 in 1 treatment after I shampoo/condition then the timeless plumping mousse and volume blast. Will it be too much to add this product? I have fine, thick hair with very dry ends. Thanks!
                          Asked on 11/12/2016 by Jonnie from Circleville, OH

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            If you had very dry ends, this product will help you! For optimal results use this product on dry hair in between washes!

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

                          Would this be the fist step after washing your hair?
                          Asked on 10/8/2016 by Nance from Hamburg NY

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, using the PhD Fresh Cut Split End Mender is the first product used after washing/conditioning your hair.

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

                          I haven't had my hair trimmed in over 2 years so I have quite a bit split ends. Not a crazy amount bc it grows slow and my hair is super curly. Would this actually help the look AND condition of my ends?
                          Asked on 7/11/2016 by Curls

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, Fresh Cut is specifically targeted for the ends and utilizes instant zip technology to seal splits closed. It is lightweight and can go on dry hair so it leaves ends soft and smooth. It works the same way on all hair types.

                            Answered on 7/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                        • Q:

                          Will this work on thick relaxed black hair. Relaxer basically tames my hair but doesn't make it straight. I have quite a few split ends and my hair is relaxed every 4 months or so. Will this help?
                          Asked on 4/1/2016 by Ashley from New Jersey

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, this will definitely help with your split ends!

                            Answered on 4/8/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          What is the difference in this product and the living proof restore instant repair?
                          Asked on 3/31/2016 by Melly658

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Fresh Cut is meant for all hair types and specifically targeted to sealing ends. Restore Instant Repair is recommended for dry/damaged hair. It provides richer conditioning that targets damage sites from root to tip and helps prevent future breakage.

                            Answered on 4/7/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I currently use the instant repair to help keep my hair conditioned and soft throughout the day. Is this product meant to be used as something like that? Or would I use both products?
                          Asked on 3/27/2016 by Jordan from Deland, Fl

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Fresh Cut is meant for all hair types and specifically targeted to sealing ends. You can use both products, as Instant Repair is more conditioning and will provide additional hydration.

                            Answered on 4/7/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          I have oily hair, so will using this on my hair make it more oily than usual?
                          Asked on 3/10/2016 by Meri from Memphis,TN

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This should be used on split ends only so most likely won't be applied close to your roots. It should not make hair more oily than usual.

                            Answered on 3/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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