Ion Color Defense Intensive Shine Treatment
No Shine But SUPER Silky hair
so first i recently bleached my hair 3 times and did a over night D.I.Y color remover which made me have the worst Dandruff ever and super stiff straw like hair :( so i was looking for something to give me soft shiny healthy looking hair and i saw this online and saw some good reviews so i thought id give it a try and boy did this make my hair SILKY SOFT. it felt so nice rinsing it out, it was the softest its ever been i swear. even after all the bleaching. BUT the downside was that i didnt get any shine what so ever. so i wouldn't recommend this to anyone who want shiny hair but soft manageable hair.
February 12, 2015
Pantene-worthy shine in a tiny bottle!
I have 3 major issues against my hair's health: 1) the Florida humidity levels, which approach 90-100% on any given day, 2) fine, wavy, porous hair, which obviously absorbs moisture and easily frizzes up like an 80s hair band's rocker , 3) damaged hair due to dyeing and highlighting (plus, let's face the facts: with fine hair, any type of coloring will leave you with damaged hair). I also go to the beach a few times a month, and I always blowdry and flat iron my hair. A total recipe for disaster! I have tried many different intense conditioners, masks, and even leave-in conditioners, and was unimpressed. My hair looked the same as it did with the $1.00 bottle of Alberto V05 conditioner, even though I paid $10+. That is, until I tried this little bottle, and all I can say is wow!
I did not have many expectations when I first read about it, considering its size and the fact it was in some hidden shelf at the store. If it's such a great product, why isn't it sold in regular conditioner size? I took it home, opened and squirted the bottle, and used about half of it (I have hair past the bra strap, and I was still able to do this). My hair was instantly transformed -- shiny, smooth, and silky. It was so soft I did not even struggle with the comb in the shower trying to comb out the knots, where other conditioners will make the combing so tough that I lose clumps of hair. Even in the humidity, my hair stayed the same. I hadn't dyed my hair in 5 months so I was skeptical that perhaps my hair had recovered a bit, but I just dyed it and highlighted it last week, used this product, and again, I was left with shiny, smooth, beautiful hair.
What I do is I apply it after shampooing, as a conditioner. I leave it for 5 minutes while I shave and wash my body, and rinse it out in lukewarm water. I did not even use a leave-in conditioner. My co-workers were puzzled, as they knew by my terrible styling that I had not been to a salon, but my hair looked even better than the day I left the salon with those high end products in my hair! I love this product so much, I just wish they'd sell a regular tube, and it's not cheap either, considering a decent conditioner costs about $8 and can last 4-5 months or so, but this is about $2 (with Sally's card, if not, it's closer to $4) and doesn't even last a full month. I wish I had stocked up when I bought it initially, as it was on sale for $1, that is my only regret.
August 20, 2014
This is the only product I have found that really makes a difference on my dry frizzy hair. It makes my hair softer and more manageable and the shine is great even on color treated hair. Not greasy or heavy at all!
August 19, 2014
My fav product!
I wish they sold this in a bigger bottle!!! Amazing results, I get my hair highlighted in a caramel color, and sometimes there is no shine. From day one the difference was noticeable and others even commented on how shiny my hair looked. This tube last me about 3 or 4 washes and my hair is long, but I still wish they sold this in a bigger bottle... My only complaint :(
August 19, 2013