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Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector

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Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector

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Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector is an easy-to-use weightless solution that provides up to one week of more shiny, vibrant, manageable hair overnight. Powered by Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) and time-release conditioners, Night Cap is the ultimate beauty sleep for your hair which delivers:
  • Shiny hair for days
  • Leaves color looking more vibrant
  • More manageable hair
  • Overnight results that last (up to 5 shampoos)

Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap is ideal for all hair types. It is pillow-safe and silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

Night Cap is beauty sleep for your hair. It transforms the way your hair looks, feels, and behaves - overnight. This pillow-proof, power-packed formula targets hair from the inside out, combining Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), amino acids, and time-released conditioners to:
  • Keep hair smooth, soft, and shiny
  • Make hair strong, visibly healthy, and more manageable
  • Protect and seal the cuticle for long-lasting, vibrant color

Now you can catch your ZZZs and perfect your hair at the same time. Plus, the benefits last all week (up to 5 shampoos).
Apply Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector to damp or dry hair before bed from roots to ends. Comb through. Leave in or wash out in the morning. Fast absorbing. Pillow safe. Use as often as needed.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Ethylhexyl Stearate, Propylene Glycol Dibenzoate, PPG-3 Benzyl Ether Myristate, Isohexadecane, Quaternium-91, Isoamyl Laurate, Polyquaternium-4, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Hydrogenated Castor Oil/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Isododecane, C13-15 Alkane, C10-40 Isoalkylamidopropylethyldimonium Ethosulfate, Linoleamidopropyl Ethyldimonium Ethosulfate, Cetearamidoethyl Diethonium Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Fragrance/Parfum, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Seed Protein, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Phytic Acid, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Glycerin, Sodium PCA, PCA Ethyl Cocoyl Arginate, Arginine, Glycine, Alanine, Serine, Valine, Isoleucine, Proline, Threonine, Histidine, Phenylalanine, Dipropylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol.

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Living ProofPerfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector
 
4.3

(based on 116 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (88)
  • Effective (76)
  • Smells great (65)
  • Gentle (43)
  • Good value (18)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Dry/damaged hair (47)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (44)
  • Color-treated hair (34)
  • Normal hair (20)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (14)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (12), 10 minutes (6), 1+ hour (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (32), Product junkie (28), Brand buyer (15), Survivalist / minimalist (13), Budget shopper (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (44), Straight hair (25), Very curly hair (7)

Reviewed by 116 customers

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2.0

I prob won't buy this again

By Desdoo12

from Ohio

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Smells great

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

    I bought this bc my hair is fine & blonde color treated so I like to extend my time in between washes as much as possible.

    This product did nothing for me. It did not prevent the crimping in my hair that happen when I sleep on it & my hair was dry I'm glad I did not even try it wet bc I would have been washing my hair again in the morning.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    Silky, silkopotamus

    By Sarah

    from Indiana

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Smells great

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

      I put on at night before bed or after dry shampoo on mornings I don't wash my hair. It is magical. Literally makes your hair feel like silk. My hair doesn't get the crazy frizz and ringlets I normally wake up with and it smooths out my hair if used after dry shampoo. It smells great and adds shine too.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Love this!!!!

      By Awesome product

      from Red Bluff, CA

      About Me Professional Stylist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry/Damaged Hair
        • Frizziness/Flyaways

        Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

        Put it on after I shower at night. Sleep on it and I wake up to nice hair.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        4.0

        Overnight fix for dry hair

        By Geestarr

        from Long Island, ny

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Gentle
        • Smells great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry/Damaged Hair
          • Frizziness/Flyaways

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

          I have hilighted blonde, wavy, sometimes frizzy hair. I use a blue shampoo once per week to combat bassinets, and I've noticed it can be drying. I like to use this before bed on the evenings when I've used the blue shampoo, and I wake up with shiny, frizz free highlights. Love it.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Amazing!!!

          By Sam Sandy

          from Providence ri

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

          My hair is color damaged, plus naturally dry to begin with. I was my hair once a week and I use this on the 3rd day to refresh. When I wake up my hair is so silky and beautiful!!!

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Dawn

          from San Antonio

          Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

          My hair used to be very dry and damaged. I've been using this for the past year and my hairdresser commented today on how healthy, soft, and manageable my hair is. I put this on every Sunday night to damp hair and let it air-dry. I style as normal the rest of the week.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Will never be without!!

          By AJ

          from Wilmington, NC

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

            Ive got thick, course hair that can be unruly. Its curly in back and straighter in front and gets a little frizzy. This product i amazing!! Ive always wanted my hair texture to feel soft and this is my magic find!!!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            This is Jesus in a bottle

            By Red Head Bed Head

            from Rochester, NY

            About Me Product Junkie

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Gentle
            • Smells great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dry/Damaged Hair
              • Frizziness/Flyaways

              Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

              I only have a sample of this product and it changed my life. I have the worst bed head imaginable—like to the point where I wonder if a ghost teases my hair in my sleep. Brushing out my birds nest every day makes my hair break and look like I've been electrocuted. I used this as a hair mask and washed it out the next day and OH MY GOODNESS. My hair is soft and touchable and I have NO bed head. This is a miracle and you need it. My hair was dry and felt like straw and now it feels like silk. I am blown away.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              4.0

              Healthier hair after 1 use!

              By Michelle

              from California

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Gentle
              • Smells great

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

                I had my hair colored twice in one week (didn't like the first bayalage I had). This included lifting a darker color I had towards my roots and lightening my blonde. As you can imagine, my hair wasn't so happy. Even my scalp was tender. I had a sample of this lying around, I had got it a while back but hadn't used it. Slathered it all over my hair, from root to tip, and left it on overnight. Woke up the next day, took a shower but didn't shampoo my hair, just conditioned it (DevaCurl One Condition Delight) and my hair is already so much healthier! It was shiny, smooth, detangled, and easier to style. Now I'm purchasing the full size to have on hand as a weekly treatment. Great stuff.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wake up with silky, soft hair

                By mamafish52

                from Coral Springs, FL

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Gentle
                • Smells great

                Cons

                • Pricey

                Best Uses

                • Dry/Damaged Hair
                • Frizziness/Flyaways

                Comments about Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector:

                I've tried a few Living Proof products and didn't love them all, but the Nightcap Overnight Protector is awesome. I usually wash my hair right before bed, and I work some of this into my hair after I've dried it and before I put it in a ponytail. When I blow out my hair the next morning to refresh it, the Overnight Protector makes it very soft. Great product. I'm on my second bottle. It's pricey, but worth it.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

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                • Q:

                  I wash my hair every other night , will I need to apply this product every time I wash my hair? will this completely take care of frizz or would I have to use other LP products to help with frizz? Approximately how much of the Night Cap Overnight Perfector should I use for long hair?
                  Asked on 5/23/2018 by BuffyFan from USA

                  5 answers

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The product is not designed to control frizz. It delivers shiny hair for days, leaves color looking more vibrant, more manageable hair and lasts up to 5 shampoos. I suggest to start with one pump of product.

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

                    A:

                    The product is not designed to control frizz. It delivers shiny hair for days, leaves color looking more vibrant, more manageable hair and lasts up to 5 shampoos. I suggest to start with one pump of product.

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

                    A:

                    The product is not designed to control frizz. It delivers shiny hair for days, leaves color looking more vibrant, more manageable hair and lasts up to 5 shampoos. I suggest to start with one pump of product.

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

                    A:

                    The product is not designed to control frizz. It delivers shiny hair for days, leaves color looking more vibrant, more manageable hair and lasts up to 5 shampoos. I suggest to start with one pump of product.

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

                    A:

                    The product is not designed to control frizz. It delivers shiny hair for days, leaves color looking more vibrant, more manageable hair and lasts up to 5 shampoos. I suggest to start with one pump of product.

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

                  I have long, thick, curly hair. I need something to help get me through a few days so I don't have to wash. Would this product work if I"m putting it on dry hair, sleeping, then dry shampoo in the morning to prevent me having to wet everyday?
                  Asked on 10/20/2017 by optimuspaige from Savannah, Ga

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    I suggest you checking out our Prime Style Extender!

                    Answered on 10/23/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                • Q:

                  Is this product cruelty free?
                  Asked on 8/15/2017 by preguntona from Henderson

                  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 8/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                • Q:

                  I know this does not have a heat protector in it, but if I use another heat protector over top of it, is it safe to use with my hair dryer/straightener?
                  Asked on 6/18/2017 by C from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes!

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

                  I have been using this product for quite a while. I was using it after washing my hair to tame it - like a strong version of the 5 in 1. The last two bottles I've purchased have been more liquid and do not work as well and don't even come out of the bottle properly. The lady I spoke with at Ulta seemed to say it must have expired. I believe I bought one bottle in the store and ordered one online so it is unlikely that they were both expired. Has the formula changed?
                  I want something oil free that WILL weigh my hair down. Would the Timeless Prewash be thicker?
                  Asked on 3/29/2017 by kpd from St. Louis

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    I can confirm the product's formula has not changed, if it is purchased through an authorized retailer it is indeed authentic product!

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

                  My hairdresser says that night cap helps your hair grow longer, because it protects the ends and you don't need to cut it as often. Does it have this effect?
                  Asked on 2/19/2017 by Minimalist from Fort Worth, Tx

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Night Cap Overnight Perfector is conditioning therefore it can be helpful for dry ends, which can lead to split ends. If you are looking for a product that helps repair dry, damaged hair and you want to prevent split ends I recommend using Restore Instant Repair.

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

                  Do I need to wash my hair before I use it? And is okay if my hair is a little bit greasy?
                  Asked on 12/26/2016 by Miss Nat from Mobile, Al

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No, this can be applied on unwashed hair!

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

                  Does this product protect your hair against heat tools?
                  Asked on 12/26/2016 by SheaB from Abilene,Tx

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No, it does not have heat protection.

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

                  I use the PHD shampoo and conditioner, and then apply the 5-1 treatment before blow drying my hair. Can I apply this on top of that treatment? And also, is it more effective to wash it out the morning after or leave in till next wash?
                  Asked on 11/20/2016 by MyMy from Singapore

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can layer the products! It is preference on how you use the treatment. As it is a conditioning treatment leaving it in for a longer period of time can have great outcomes and is not harmful to the hair!

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

                  I am using restore shampoo and conditioner, night cap, and split end mender. I have fine wavy processed hair. My ends are feeling really brittle and dry still and I just got a trim? What regimen would you recommend based on my issue?
                  Asked on 11/15/2016 by JRad from Long beach CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    I would suggest adding in the Restore Mask Treatment to your regimen!

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