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Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray

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Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray

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The Link Prep Heat Buffer is the professional product essential for heat protection for your hair up to 450 F. This lightweight formula and easy leave in procedure ensures a smooth and shiny finish and protects against future hair breakage and damaged hair. Holds level 2.

Benefits:
• Heat protectant, up to 450 F
• Lightweight formula
• Fine mist
• Shiny finish
• Anti-frizz antidote
Mist on damp or dry hair. Heat style with extra protection.

Precautions: Flammable. Avoid fire, flame, and heat during application and until hair is fully dry. Avoid spraying in eyes.
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MatrixStyle Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray
 
3.3

(based on 50 reviews)

56%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (29)
  • Smells great (28)
  • Lightweight (16)
  • Controls frizz (13)
  • Effective (9)

Cons

  • Sticky (19)
  • Heavy (9)
  • Dries-out hair (6)
  • Strong odor (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (18)
  • Straight hair (7)
  • Fine hair (6)
  • Women (6)
  • Curly hair (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (6), 1+ hour (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (17), Straight hair (13), Very curly hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (15), Product junkie (14), Brand buyer (6), Survivalist / minimalist (6), Budget shopper (4)

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4.0

Great tool!

By Carrie

from Lodi, Ca

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

      After reading many reviews on this product, I decided to try it out. It seemed that people were rating it half-and-half, they either loved it or they hated it. I am one of the reviewers that love it. Leaves my hair soft, smells great and cuts down on my time getting ready in the morning.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      3.0

      i think this is maximum hold hairspray in the wrong bottle

      By melissa s

      from bethlehem, pa

      Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

      absolutely terrible! i sprayed my dry hair with this stuff and the product immediately set itself like cement. i couldn't comb or separate any part of my hair to style it. after spending time raking a comb through my hair, it was left sticky and frizzy. i tried smoothing it out with an iron and then curling it but to no avail.
      it was returned.

       
      1.0

      I would not buy this porduct again

      By Babs

      from Phoenix, az

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Smells Great

      Cons

      • Doesn't Work
      • Heavy
      • Sticky

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

      I purchased this product thinking it was the same thing as the Matrix Thermal Active setting spray, and it's not. It has some conditioning in it which makes my hair very, very flat, is sticky, and when I wet my hair, my hair sticks together. I bought 3 bottles of this stuff, and will never use it, nor will I ever buy it again.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      1.0

      Makes my hair sticky!

      By Bells81

      from La Habra, Ca

      Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

      I've used this a few times and it makes the hair super sticky. I can't even run my fingers thru my hair and sadly i waited too long and i can't return

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again for sure.

      By Kim

      from Philly

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

        Like it

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        3.0

        Good product...but returned it.

        By SheilaE

        from Irvine, CA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Strong Odor

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair

        Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

        While I did get good results, unfortunately, I had to return this product. The fragrance isn't that great and the problem is, that it never goes away and I just can't get past it. Too bad they don't have it in unscented.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        3.0

        I didn't believe the reviews but they were true..

        By S Marie

        from Tuscaloosa, Al

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Greasy
        • Heavy
        • Sticky
        • Strong Odor

        Best Uses

          Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

          I didn't believe the reviews saying that it made their hair sticky and had a very strong smell.. but they were right. This product made my hair very sticky and weighed down and the smell was so strong it was unbearable. Thank goodness I could return it.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Love, love, love!

          By Mj

          from Minnesota

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Straight Hair

            Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

            Finally found a thermal spray that works well!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            2.0

            Really sticky

            By Ang

            from Sanderson, tx

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Dries-Out Hair
              • Heavy
              • Sticky

              Best Uses

                Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

                I have really coarse and curly hair. Tried this heat protectant spray and was so disappointed. It left my hair so dry and sticky. Will not buy again and if I lived closer to a store I would return it.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                2.0

                I didn't like this product

                By Mitzi

                from Wells,me

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Sticky
                  • Strong Odor

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray:

                    I found this product to be very sticky

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

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                    • Q:

                      What is this matrix heat supposed to do? What is the purpose? Thanks
                      Asked on 6/16/2018 by Fine hair from Cleve Ohio

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Matrix Style Link Prep Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray is a heat styling product that protects the hair from up to 450'F. This product promotes a smooth and shiny finish and protects the against future breakage and damage.

                        Answered on 6/19/2018 by Official Answer from Matrix from Brand Answer
                    • Q:

                      Ph level of product
                      Asked on 2/15/2017 by Hailey

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Matrix considers formulas for our products proprietary.

                        The pH of any given product is not a measure of the product's efficacy. Our products are developed to be compatible with the natural biology of the hair and skin. It is our unique formula and technology that provides the desired result.

                        Answered on 2/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
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