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Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo

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Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo

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Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo is a revolutionary shampoo that lets you wash your way to beautiful, healthy looking hair. Powered by Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo is the first step to:
  • Helping you wash your hair less often
  • Make hair look healthier instantly and improve over time

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

Perfect hair Day works hard to keep hair looking and feeling healthy.

The Perfect hair Day line*:
  • Delivers the five benefits for beautiful, healthy looking hair - smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength and polish
  • Helps you wash your hair less often
  • Makes hair look healthier instantly and gets better over time

*Perfect hair Day Shampoo, Conditioner and 5-in-1 Styling Treatment

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Apply Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo to wet hair. Massage into a rich lather, focusing on roots. Rinse. Follow with Perfect hair Day (PhD) Conditioner.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Decyl Glucoside, Glycol Distearate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), PCA Glyceryl Oleate, Behenyl Alcohol, PEG-150 Pentaerithrityl Tetrastearate, IPDI/PEG-15 Soyamine Copolymer Dimer Dilinoleate, PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Dihydroxypropyl PEG-5 Linoleammonium Chloride, Polyquaternium-47, Laureth-4, Laureth-23, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Fragrance/Parfum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Magnesium Nitrate, Magnesium Chloride.

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Living ProofPerfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo
 
4.2

(based on 468 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (339)
  • Great smell (283)
  • Improves hair health (263)
  • Gentle (249)
  • Lathers well (225)

Cons

  • Dries hair out (42)
  • Doesn't lather well (41)
  • Doesn't work (38)
  • Greasy (15)
  • Harsh (13)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (195)
  • Oily hair (100)
  • Fine hair (98)
  • Thick hair (77)
  • Curly hair (51)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (221), Straight hair (201), Very curly hair (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (215), Survivalist / minimalist (113), Product junkie (86), Professional stylist (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 468 customers

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5.0

Amazing!!!!

By MeliS

from Pocatello, Idaho

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Oily Hair
    • Thicker Hair

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

    I absolutely love this line. The shampoo is amazing. I feel my hair is super clean. I have medium length thick hair so I use a lot of product. This I don't use a lot. When I test a new shampoo I make sure my hair is greasy and gross and this cleans so well. I test so many like redkin, Paul mitchel, Shea moisture, bed head, biolage, and everything under the sun it feels like and I feel like my hair has never felt like this!!! My hair doesn't get extremely frizzy after I blow dry. I have feel in love with a hair product like I never have before!!!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    2.0

    Overpriced and underwhelmed

    By Madison

    from Georgia

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

      Cons

      • Greasy
      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

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

        I bought this because I had heard great reviews from friends and decided to give it a try. I liked the fact that it was supposed to clean your hair and help to not wash it so much. However, the opposite happened to me. In the shower when I washed my hair, it felt like the shampoo and conditioner left a film on my hair, no matter how much I tried to rinse my hair. Before this, I could go 3-4 days without washing. But, I was constantly washing my hair every other day because of how greasy it was. For the price tag, it did not follow through with what I expected so I returned it.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        1.0

        Not worth it

        By Ztb313

        from Pittsburgh

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Great Smell

        Cons

        • Dries Hair Out
        • Hair breaking and shedding more
        • Harsh
        • Made hair brittle and frizzy

        Best Uses

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

          This shampoo and conditioner smells great and did clean residue well but after a few weeks I noticed more breakage and severe tangles when I tried brushing out of the shower. I also noticed more hair falling out and overall my hair feels so dry now. I'm returning the products and switching to something else.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Love this shampoo

          By Ashley H.

          from Alamo, CA

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Gentle
          • Great Smell

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

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

            Probably the best shampoo I've used. I love that it leaves my hair feeling clean without any residue.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            I will buy this product only now

            By Jess

            from Florida

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adds Shine
            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Great Smell
            • Improves Hair Health
            • Lathers Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

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

              I would have to say this product name says it all. Perfect Hair Day

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Best shampoo ever

              By Hair guru

              from Utica new york

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Shine
              • Adds Volume
              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Gentle
              • Great Smell
              • Improves Hair Health
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Oily Hair
                • Thicker Hair
                • Thinner Hair

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

                Hair is more manageable, feels soft , clean not weighed down

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                I will always use this product.

                By Edna

                from Knightdale n c

                Verified Buyer

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

                This is a great product, just try it and you will be sold.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love LP

                By St

                from Fl

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adds Shine
                • Adds Volume
                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Gentle
                • Great Smell
                • Improves Hair Health
                • Lathers Well

                Cons

                • Run out to quick

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Oily Hair
                • Thicker Hair
                • Thinner Hair

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

                I absolutely love all living proof products! I'm yet to find one I don't love. The whole line is amazing!
                Dry shampoo, frizz -ex conditioner all outstanding

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I think I found my forever shampoo!

                By Blankita

                from Tarrant County Tx

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Gentle
                • Great Smell
                • Lathers Well

                Cons

                • Dries Hair Out

                Best Uses

                • Oily Hair
                • Thicker Hair

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

                I love this shampoo! even when it drys my hair a little bit. I don't use conditioner because it thins my hair too much. I love the fact that I can wash my hair every 4 days, that helps my hair color.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Surprised at results in a bad way

                By Lila

                from Columbus Ohio

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Thoroughly

                Cons

                • Dries Hair Out

                Best Uses

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

                  This dried my hair out terribly! I use and like other Living Proof products. My straight, fine hair is dull and fuzzy. No shine at all. Used with PHD conditioner which I have used for over a year.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

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                  • Q:

                    Is this a good product line to use with hard water?
                    Asked on 1/2/2018 by Leah from US

                    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:

                    I love the Living Proof line. I wonder if Im using the correct shampoo and conditioner. I currently use the PhD line. My hair is slightly colored, wavy, and thinning on top. I sometimes have flyaway hairs. What line would you suggest for shampoo & conditioner?
                    Asked on 10/10/2017 by S from Los Angeles, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      If you are finding that the thinning and lack of volume/body is an issue I suggest checking out our Full line!

                      Answered on 10/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Can it be use on keratin treated hair?
                    Asked on 10/1/2017 by Yaris from Miami, Fl

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, all of our products are safe for color and chemically treated hair.

                      Answered on 10/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    I have color treated hair I am looking for an appointment an everyday shampoo. Which one do you recommend? I currently use it's a 10 Is this a professional line?
                    Asked on 9/1/2017 by kim from pgh,pa

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo is safe for use on color treated hair. If you'd like a complementary hair care consultation, please visit your nearest Ulta Beauty store to speak with one of our stylists. Thank you!

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

                    Does this smell like their dry shampoo?
                    Asked on 7/3/2017 by jmill from Mississippi

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      All of our products have a light citrus smell to them!

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

                    Is this like the drug store brands that leave a buildup of wax on your hair??
                    Asked on 5/20/2017 by bronuh from grants Pass, or

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Living Proof dry shampoo is light and clean. It helps remove dirts and oils with no extra build-up.

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

                    I am looking for a shampoo that will not dry out fine thin hair but also one that is not so overly moisturizing that it makes it flat and lifeless. Would this be a good option? If not do you have a recommendation?
                    Asked on 5/14/2017 by JDL from Mississippi, US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      For fine hair we recommend the Full shampoo and conditioner!

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

                    does this work for an oily scalp? I've had problems in the past with oil control shampoos, they either dry my hair out or make it feel awful. i have thin hair, with an oily scalp and dry ends.
                    Asked on 4/30/2017 by mb

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this will help with oily scalp!

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

                    Can you mix and match the shampoo and conditioners from each line? Specifically, the PHD shampoo and Restore conditioner??
                    Asked on 4/11/2017 by lynsy from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, you are able to do so.

                      Answered on 4/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Do the Restore and the PhD have the same scent?
                    Asked on 4/1/2017 by Jilllllll from Gresham Wisconsin

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      All products have a light citrusy smell but vary slightly throughout the lines.

                      Answered on 4/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
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