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Conditioner - Alterna - Life Volume Restore Conditioner

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rated 3.5(4 reviews)

  • Average Rating: 3.5
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  • Package Quality: 2.8
  • Price: $$$$

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rated 5 of 5 on 11/21/2010 4:19:00 AM More reviews by scandelle

Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure Hair: Red, Other, Other Eyes: Other

i have had great success with this conditioner, and have been using it for several years. i have oily skin and hair that tends to get flat at the roots if im not careful, and this product is great because it does not weigh my hair down like so many other conditioners do. i only use it from the midshaft to the ends, never on the roots. i dont think theres really anything about it that adds volume per say, but its strength lies in the fact that it is weightless and rinses clean with no build up. it is pricey, so i would suggest going on alterna's website to request a sample before you buy it.

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rated 2 of 5 top reviewer on 8/3/2009 11:17:00 PM More reviews by krystennicole

Age: 25-29 Skin: Dry, Olive, Not Sure Hair: Brown, Other, Other Eyes: Brown

Dried out my hair. Didn't notice any volume from using it. Smells great. Pricy. The bottle is annoying. When the product got low, I tipped it upside down so it would dispense out faster but noticed it actually leaked out the sides of the cap. Bottle is made of hard plastic and hard to squeeze out the last bit of product

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rated 5 of 5 top reviewer on 12/21/2008 2:09:00 PM More reviews by maan84

Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure Hair: Blond, Other, Other Eyes: Blue

This conditioner is amazing! I have very fine Scandinavian hair. It really needs products that adds some volume to it. After using this conditioner my hair feels soft.
Life Volume Restore Conditioner smells nice. I like the texture. You only need the tiniest amount for every shower so a little goes a long way. I love how volumizing it is.

I use the shampoo in the same series too. The only downside is the fact that this conditioner is rather pricey. However, the many pros outweigh the cons so I'll keep buying this great conditioner. continued >>

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rated 2 of 5 top reviewer on 10/20/2008 10:24:00 PM More reviews by zernelle

Age: 30-35 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue

I received a sample of this conditioner with a recent skinstore.com order. It seemed to work well at conditioning my fine hair without weighing it down after the single use the sample provided, but it has a lot of silicones and polyquaterniums that I suspect would build up on my fine hair with repeated use. This product has an outrageously long ingredient list. This conditioner is also super pricey, so I'm rather relieved that I don't love it!
Ingredients: Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Saccharomyces Lysate Ferment, Saccharomyces Zinc Ferment, Saccharomyces Copper Ferment, Polygonum Multiflorum Root Extract, Rice Amino Acids, Wasabia Japonica Root Extract, Silk Amino Acids, Retinyl Palmitate, Azelaic Acid, Calcium Pantothenate, Calphostin C, Magnesium Salicylate, Carboxyethyl Butyric Acid, Niacin, Ornithine Decarboxylase, Threonine, Zinc Gluconate, Melanin Silantriol, Superoxide Dismutase, Bromelain, Green Tea Leaf Extract, Cinchona Succirubra Bark Extract, Coptis Japonica Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract, Gastrodia Elata Root Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Nasturtium Officinale Flower/Leaf Extract, Papain, Polygonum Multiflorum Extract, Robinia Pseudacacia Flower Extract, Royal Jelly Extract, Fennel Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Pearl, Nelumbium Speciosum Flower Extract, Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Ginger Root Extract, Algae Extract, Lactoferrin, Corn Oligosaccharides, Phospholipids, Phytosphingosine, Acetyl Methionine, Acetyl Serine, Amino Acyl TRNA Synthetase, Copper Lysl Oxidase, Soybean Seed Peroxidase, Carrot Root Extract, Mushroom Tyrosinase, Lentinus Edodes Tyrosinase, Paullinia Cupana Seed Extract, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Tocopherol Acetate, Polyquaternium-10, Phosphorus, Propylene Glycol, Panthenyl Hydroxypropyl Steardimonium Chloride, Cetrimonium Chloride, Quaternium-82, Stearalkonium Chloride, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Citric Acid, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Fragrance, Linalool, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Hexyl Cinnamal, Blue 1, Yellow 5. continued >>

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