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Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler

Living Proof

Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler

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An innovative styler that is applied in the shower and lightly rinsed, leaving behind only what you need to create beautiful air-dried styles. Featuring Living Proof's thickening molecule (PBAE) and lightweight conditioners which deliver:
  • Enhanced natural texture
  • Body
  • Softness
  • Shine

Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler is ideal for straight to slightly wavy hair. It is silicone-free and sulfate-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

Tip: If you have naturally straight hair, try putting your hair in braids or buns and letting it air dry for best results. For best results on frizz-prone hair, apply No Frizz Humidity Shield after hair is completely dry.

Before & After - Click here!
Shampoo and condition hair as usual. For best results on frizz-prone hair, use with No Frizz Shampoo and Conditioner.
Apply this product generously to coat hair from roots to ends while still in the shower.
Lightly rinse, towel dry, scrunch, and air dry.
For best results on frizz-prone hair, apply No Frizz Humidity Shield after hair is completely dry.

Not sure how much to rinse? Make sure you can still feel some product on your hair.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Polyquaternium-11, Isodecyl Oleate, Myristyl Alcohol, Polyquaternium-68, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Polyalkylaminoester-1 (PBAE), Polyamide-8, Cetyl Alcohol, PEG-75 Stearate, PPG-2 Myristyl Ether Propionate, Glyceryl Stearate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cetrimonium Chloride, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Sclerotium Gum, Ceteth-20, Steareth-2, Oleth-10, Fragrance/Parfum, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Citronellol, Linalool, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citral.

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Living ProofPerfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler
 
3.6

(based on 205 reviews)

61%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (135)
  • Smells great (92)
  • Lightweight (80)
  • Controls frizz (58)
  • Non-greasy (57)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (66)
  • Dries-out hair (11)
  • Heavy (7)
  • Sticky (7)
  • Greasy (6)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (36)
  • Daily use (32)
  • Straight hair (27)
  • Fine hair (22)
  • Thick hair (22)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (126), Straight hair (46), Very curly hair (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (77), Survivalist / minimalist (62), Product junkie (37)

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4.0

I will buy this product again

By Nessa

from San Antonio, TX

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle
  • Smells great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry/Damaged Hair
    • Limpness/Lifelessness

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

    I love how this works on my hair. It makes it so sleek, soft and smooth when I flat iron it afterwards. I didn't think it would do that with my hair, but it does, and I love it!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    4.0

    Began as fail, turned to win

    By Abby

    from LV

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

    I have naturally curly hair, and I already have a product meant to help air dry my curls for a lot less $$$ but I had a deluxe sample so I gave it a whirl. I followed the directions and barely rinsed. My air-dried hair looked no different than if I had used no product. I thought it was a fail. So I decided to use my heated straightening brush after seeing the hot mess on my head. And that's when it happened. My hair was sooooo silky and shiny without feeling like I had any product in at all. I think they marketed this all wrong. This is amazing for heat styling. Not so much for air drying.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Holy grail!

    By Geestarr

    from Long Island, ny

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

      I NEED THIS IN MY LIFE ALWAYS! I'm kind of lazy, so I mostly prefer to air dry. This stuff is killing it! I have highlighted blonde, sometimes frizzy, wavy hair. I shampoo, condition, and apply about a quarter sized dollop from root to ends. Let it sit for a minute then step back under the water for a three-count. Water off. Comb, squeeze with a towel. Let air dry while I apply makeup. Wrap it up in a bun or two on the way to work. Get to work, remove buns instant beachy waves. This stuff is incrediballs.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      MUST HAVE FOR TEXTURE

      By Chrissy

      from California

      Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

      I cannot day enough good things about this product. It transformed my frizzy, dull, wavy-dented hair into shiny, smooth, perfect waves. I get so many compliments and people think that I curl my hair in beachy waves. Must have for any type of texture that needs defining.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I love this product. It really works!

      By Mel

      from Pensacola Florida

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Good Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Color-treated Hair
        • I have normal hair but this gives you body!

        Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

        I use it in the shower after I shampoo my hair. It is easy and effective .

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Eh

        By Sam

        from Providence ri

        Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

        I use it on air dry days but I'm not wowed by it. Does leave my hair nice and shiny but don't notice it really enhancing my waves much more.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love it!!!

        By Jayn

        from Elk Grove CA

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective

        Cons

        • Price is to high

        Best Uses

        • Dry/Damaged Hair
        • Frizziness/Flyaways

        Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

        Love this product and would use more if it did not cost so much.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        My air dry must have!

        By Bethann614

        from Warren, OH

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

          After washing and conditioning, apply from roots to ends, lightly rinse, scrunch hair with towel, and air dry. That's it! Best thing to happen to my wavy/curly hair!

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love, love, love!

          By Chris in San Diego

          from San Diego

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

              I was dubious. As I understand it, this product is supposed to give hair sort of a beachy look, but a little fuller and more finished. I was entranced by the idea. So I bought it. And then, realizing that I not only have short hair (very short in back and mid-ear length on top and sides) but an also in my sixties, I immediately had buyer's remorse. I thought about returning without using, so as not to abuse the generous "if-you-don't-like-it-return-it-even-if-used" policy that I so appreciate. Long story short, I love it. Even on my short hair (that has 2-color process with highlights and is a mixture of wavy and straight). It gives my hair nice body, enhances the quirky waves, and makes it as soft and shiny as can be. And, oddly, it looks pretty darned good on day two. I confess that after air drying (obviously no braids, twisting, or buns as instructed for longer hair) I do touch parts of my hair up with a hot brush and straight iron. And it looks just the way I like with very little effort or electric intervention. Just like the other Living Proof products I've tried, I love it. They're now my Go-To products.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Hard to figure out

              By PA

              from Miami

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Complicated To Use

              Best Uses

                Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) In-Shower Styler:

                I so wanted this to work. I have thick, but fine silky hair, with a layered cut that just lays flat if I do nothing . This product seemed ideal. But it was impossible to figure out a) how much to put on and b) how much to rinse off. So I either ended up with too much product resulting in "heavy" hair or not enough , resulting in what I always have. Once- just once- I ended up doing it right and my hair was beautiful. I am in my third bottle trying to re-enact that elusive magic formula with no success. Won't be buying again.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair

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                • Q:

                  How would you use this if you do not take a shower every day, or take a shower at night?
                  Asked on 1/13/2018 by Angie from MN

                  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:

                  Does this product help eliminate static?
                  Asked on 12/23/2017 by Hairy from Fairbank, IA

                  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:

                  What products (if any?) would you recommend using after this step if you have fine, curly hair? And does this help prevent frizz in humid environments? My regular arsenal of leave-in, oil, styling cream isn't holding up to hot humid weather so I'm searching for a new routine
                  Asked on 11/30/2017 by Jay from Maryland

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    We're sorry for the delay answering your question. Please contact gethelp@ulta.com for assistance. Thank you!

                    Answered on 12/22/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can you use this with the Living Proof Full thickening creme?
                  Asked on 10/30/2017 by MCA from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The In-Shower Styler is meant to be used by itself for beautiful air dry styles!

                    Answered on 11/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                • Q:

                  Does the product build up on hair with frequent use?
                  Asked on 7/5/2017 by Cathy from Wheeling, wv

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No, when using a shampoo it washes out the product!

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

                  How would one use with short hair?
                  Asked on 6/23/2017 by Cindi from Afton, TN

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For short hair we recommend to scrunh and go !

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

                  I have been using the in-shower styler and love it- but I'm still having some frizz. Help! Is there another PHD product to use to help with that? or maybe im messing with it too much idk!
                  Asked on 5/31/2017 by blue-eyes from Grand Rapids, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    If you are experiencing we recommend using our No Frizz Humidity Shield once it is fully dry!

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

                  Do you have to use the night cap with this product?
                  Asked on 5/23/2017 by Abby from Kansas City

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No, the In-Shower Styler is meant to be used on it's own!

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

                  Does this product prevent frizzing?
                  Asked on 5/20/2017 by Barbara from NM

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The In-Shower Styler is meant to add softness, body, shine and enhance natural texture!

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