Kerastase • Bain Satin 2 Shampoo • Shampoo

rated 3.8(166 reviews)

Average Rating.3.8
Would buy this product again.67%

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rated 3 of 5 dawneaoi on 7/2/2011 10:20:00 AM more reviews by dawneaoi

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Red   Eyes: Blue    

I bought this product because I had read online that it's good for color treated hair with highlights. I recently went back to red from a dark brunette (stripped my hair) and then had balayage highlighting done.

The first time I used the shampoo, it was really hard to get a good lather going. I had to keep adding more and more shampoo to my hair. I have really thick hair, so a shampoo that lathers well is important.

After washing out the shampoo, my hair felt dry and was a tangled mess. I had to leave my conditioning masque in for a really long time, just so I could run a large comb through my hair.

Maybe three weeks after using the shampoo, I found it was making my hair feel softer and silkier, and that the colour I got is still fairly bright (we all know reds fade the worst!). Had you asked me a month ago if I was happy with the product, I would have said no, but now I can see the benefits.

This shampoo isn't very moisturizing, so I recommend having a good conditioner and maybe use one of Kerastase's masques once a week. It DOES work well at keeping colours from fading too fast, though. I think anyone who paid a lot of money for a salon colour will appreciate that.

If you have damaged hair, this product takes a while to make a change, but give it a chance. Try it for a whole month and you'll notice a difference!

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rated 5 of 5 underoos on 6/23/2011 8:41:00 PM more reviews by underoos

Age: 30-35   Skin: Oily, Fair, Cool   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

I've been using this on my long, layered, color-treated hair for about two years now, and I have to say... it's far and away the best shampoo I've ever used. I have thick but fine hair, and (like every other woman out there) I bet I've tried a hundred different shampoos looking for one that won't leave my hair weighted down and full of eventual buildup. This is it. Complete and total HG. It never builds up, it always washes out clean and leaves my hair bouncy, soft, and healthy. Before I tried this I would have told you that all shampoos were the same, regardless of boutique appeal or exorbitant price-- now I know that there really IS a different in quality and performance.

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* PrettyInPlaidChic on 5/8/2011 9:04:00 PM more reviews by PrettyInPlaidChic

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool   Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

My on-off again relationship with Keratase hair products has spanned across 20 years, as and when I've been able to afford this line. Out of the three Satin Bains that I've tried extensively, this one is the one that has been the most efficacious for me. Kerastae has also recently introduced this product in an 80 mls travel size, while their sample sizes have been reduced from 15 mls to 10 mls. Satin Bain 1 was too frizz-inducing, while Satin Bain 3 gave me the greasy scalp after only a few days. My hair type: Fine, chemically treated and highlighted, lots of it, sensitive, oily scalp and dry ends. The key to understanding how any of the Kerastase bains are intended to work is grasp the whole hair bath concept. As such, I use this as a treatment, adjunct shampoo, in addition to, and in support of, regular, frequent shampoo and conditioner switches and co-washes. As such, I use this every three to four days, mostly as a pre-wash product. For my hair, it takes two rinses, with a quarter sized amount of product. Emulsifies and rinses well. Softens hair. Adds and enhances shine. In addition, surprise, surprise, despite the detergent-like fragrance that seems to be harsh, this does not irritate my scalp at all. The twist-top packaging is not an inconvenience at all. Given the conditioning cleanse that this gives my hair and scalp, this product is a good one. Yes, it's expensive-but it's also on a par with Wen, Alterna and other HE salon brands.

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rated 1 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* violetmist on 4/11/2011 9:51:00 AM more reviews by violetmist

Age: 44-55   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

Drying. Period.

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rated 2 of 5 jkpesaturo on 4/11/2011 9:08:00 AM more reviews by jkpesaturo

Age: 36-43   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

I agree with many of the previous reviewers. This totally dried my hair out to feel like straw. You have to use a lot of product to obtain any kind of lather. It also makes my hair really poofy as well. The lait vital conditioner is also a so/so product as well. I will stay with Bumble and Bumble.

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rated 3 of 5 RainbowMun on 3/31/2011 8:39:00 PM more reviews by RainbowMun

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

Like many other reviewers here, I found this product to be ineffective after about a month. Leaves my hair looking dry. Would not repurchase.

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rated 5 of 5 marytylermoore on 3/6/2011 9:00:00 AM more reviews by marytylermoore

Age: 30-35   Skin: Other   Hair: Other   Eyes: Other    

Really good shampoo - smell, consistency, cleaning ability. A bit expensive.

The retail and commercial sizes are inconvenient for the final bits of product.

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rated 5 of 5 egg802 on 1/2/2011 12:01:00 AM more reviews by egg802

Age: 30-35   Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine   Eyes: Brown    

This shampoo is the reason I switched shampoo and conditioner brands for life! This shampoo along with the matching conditioner is my first kerastase product and every since I tried it I was hooked! Every time I use it I feel like I just stepped out of a salon. It really makes my hair very soft and smooth. I dont use it everyday though. I interchange this with the other kerastase shampoo, the green bottle one I think its called de force.

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* Diva99 on 11/18/2010 8:43:00 PM more reviews by Diva99

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral   Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine   Eyes: Blue    

This is my new HG shampoo! It is moisturizing without being greasy and my hair feels so soft when I use this. I am so happy this has lived up to my expectations, it is a lifesaver for my highlighted hair and gentle enough to use daily.

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rated 5 of 5 cantix on 10/22/2010 9:58:00 AM more reviews by cantix

Age: 30-35   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Black    

Best shampoo for my hair !!!!
but for the price reason .. i wont buy it again ... :(( :((
too expensive !!

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