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How many Olaplex products are there

How many Olaplex products are there?


Olaplex is a system made up of seven products—two formulas meant to be used in the salon by professionals, and five products for at-home use.



What types of Olaplex are there?


Olaplex No.

4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo is so good, we just had to give it an Allure Best of Beauty Award in 2022. Its bond-boosting formula takes care of damage at the molecular level through the brand’s go-to hair-care ingredient — you guessed it: bis-aminopropyl diglycol dimaleate.



Can I use Olaplex 4 and 5 everyday?


Can I use this conditioner everyday? Yes, the No. 4 shampoo and No. 5 conditioner are both formulated for daily/ every wash use!



Which Olaplex to use after bleaching?


Olaplex No. 1 and Olaplex No. 2 are for use during and immediately after color in the salon by a professional.



What is the best way to use Olaplex 3?


1 Bond Multiplier is a concentrated first salon step that rebuilds broken disulphide bonds and begins the process of preventing damage and repairing hair. Mix Olaplex No. 1 with your client’s chosen hair colour, lightener or toner to help prevent hair damage and keep the hair in the best condition possible.



Can I use Olaplex 3 and 6 together?


As you can see Olaplex 3 and 6 are both very helpful. For best results, you can use both Olaplex No 3 and No 6. If you are choosing between Olaplex 3 or 6, go with Olaplex 3 to really repair damage prior to washing.



What’s a cheaper alternative to Olaplex?


Redken has also stood the test of time, making it a little bit more appealing than the Olaplex. For a standalone hair treatment, we prefer the Redken Leave-in Treatment. As part of a full hair care routine, though, Olaplex No. 3 is the way to go.



Does Olaplex work after one treatment?


Olaplex gets to work on repairing your hair from the first application, with each of the Olaplex products designed to restore your damaged hair by repairing broken bonds. While Olaplex does restore these broken disulphide bonds permanently, clients should be aware that new damage can still occur to the hair bonds.



Can Olaplex fix frizzy hair?


About the Kit. To help reduce frizz, we recommend using Nº. 6 Bond Smoother on damp or dry hair, based on your styling preference. It provides frizz-free results up to 72 hours without weighing the hair down.



What does Olaplex 7 do?


What Else You Need to Know: Olaplex No. 7 repairs, strengthens, and hydrates all hair types. It dramatically increases shine, softness, and color vibrancy, while minimizing flyaways and heat protection up to 450°F/ 230°C. It works on all hair types and textures.



Did Olaplex Sue Loreal?


Olaplex LLC and Liqwd Inc sued Clichy, France-based L’Oreal in 2017 for, among other things, allegedly infringing two patents and misappropriating trade secrets related to Olaplex’s methods of bleaching hair that cause less hair damage, after meeting with Olaplex about possibly acquiring the company.



Can I use Olaplex 3 on keratin treated hair?


OLAPLEX system works great with Keratin treatments. Hair and nails are made from the protein Keratin, so we know that Keratin itself is great for the hair, but there has to be heat applied with the use of straighteners in order to smooth and seal the hair shafts.



How do you use Olaplex 8 and 3 together?


I like to brush Olaplex 3 right through to make sure all my hair is covered. After 10 minutes or more of leaving Olaplex 3 on, rinse off and shampoo as normal. Use Olaplex 8 right after washing the shampoo out. Apply Olaplex 8 from mid hair to the ends of hair.



How do you use OLAPLEX 0 and 3 together?


When applied before, during and after colour treatment, Olaplex can re-strengthen this vine and rebuilt it from the inside-out. Another piece of good news about this already jaw-droppingly exciting product is that it can be applied to all hair types, including virgin, coloured, textured or highly compromised.



Can you use OLAPLEX 3 right after bleaching?


Depending on the hair and how damaged it is normally treat with Olaplex before your colour however you can use it after if you and to give it some extra strength.



How do you use OLAPLEX No 1 with bleach?


N°4 Shampoo repairs and protects hair from everyday stresses — including damaged hair, split ends, and frizz — by re-linking broken bonds. Leaves hair easier to manage, shinier and healthier with each use. N°4 is color-safe and proven to reduce breakage and strengthen all types of hair.



Can you use OLAPLEX 3 dry hair?


3. You can use it on dry hair as well, it will just take a little more product in order to fully saturate the hair. The choice is yours! Step 1: Apply a generous amount to towel-dried hair and comb through.



What does OLAPLEX 5 do?


Protects and repairs damaged hair, split ends, and frizz by re-linking broken bonds. It is color-safe and will strengthen and leave your hair stronger than ever.



Is there an Olaplex 2?


No.2 contains the same active ingredient as No.1. No.2 finds more single sulfur hydrogen bonds and cross links them back together without color, lightener or relaxers working against it. This is the second step of the OLAPLEX system, applied at the shampoo bowl. Apply a generous amount and comb through thoroughly.



Can I use Olaplex 2 instead 3?


By way of comparison, Olaplex No 2 is a little more concentrated than the No 3. One way to think of it is by looking at Philip Kingsley’s Elasticiser and the Elasticiser EXTREME! No 2 is like No 3, on steroids!



Can I use Olaplex 6 and 7 together?


OLAPLEX No.6 & No.7

Start with a dime sized amount of No. 6 in the palm of your hand, then follow by adding drops of No. 7 Bonding Oil (add more for extra shine depending on your texture). Mix them together with your hands, then apply throughout the hair.



What does Olaplex 4 and 5 do?


4 and No. 5 are both formulated with patented OLAPLEX Bond Building Chemistry to restore, repair and hydrate the hair without adding excess weight. They also reduce damage and frizz for strong, healthy, shiny hair.



How do you use Olaplex No 5 at home?


Olaplex N°6 is a leave-in reparative styling cream that strengthens, hydrates, protects and eliminates frizz and flyways for up to 72 hours. This concentrated, no-rinse smoothing cream speeds up blow-dry times and is excellent for all hair types including colored and chemically treated hair.



Does Olaplex ever go on sale?


Normally, Olaplex products only go on sale a few times a year: during Black Friday, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and Sephora VIB Sales. And even then, they’re typically discounted by 20% at most (unless you’re lucky enough to snag a discounted gift set at Nordstrom before it sells out).



What is Pureplex?


PUREPLEX Revolutionary Hair Repair System for stronger healthier hair after just one treatment. Features Aminofix repair and protect bond reconstructing technology to help repair damage from over bleaching, colouring, styling, chemicals and heat.



Is OGX bonding plex a dupe for Olaplex?


The OGX Restoring Bonding Plex leave-in treatment is for all the girls on a budget. This Olaplex dupe is great for color-treated, curly, and damaged hair. It maximizes moisture retention and prevents damage, leaving your hair looking healthier while also providing a protective barrier for heat styling.



Is Olaplex better than kerastase?


Olaplex tackles one issue but one HUGE issue: breakage!!! It doesn’t act as a conditioner and won’t leave your hair feeling as soft as Fusio-Dose. Kerastase however tackles all the other issues like maintaining colour, adding density and protein and leaves your hair feeling conditioned and hydrated.



What is Olaplex bonder?


Our patented OLAPLEX® Bond Building Technology works on a molecular level to repair damaged and broken bonds. Repair the broken bonds and rejuvenate hair. Increase tensile strength and restore elasticity. Protect the hair follicle from further breakage.



Can I use purple shampoo with Olaplex?


While Olaplex says you can use its purple shampoo as often as you would like, you’ll swiftly work out the right amount for yourself. Depending on your hair colour and the colour treatment you book, Francesca recommends using purple shampoo at home once every few weeks to refresh and to keep yellow tones at bay.



Can Olaplex ruin your hair?


Olaplex cannot damage your hair, no matter how often you use it. Some users have reported that when they use it for long periods, the amount of time it requires to “take effect” will climb and climb.



Does Olaplex permanently repair hair?


Olaplex is a system that permanently rebuilds the damaged disulphide bonds in your hair that are broken during the chemical process.



Does Olaplex cure split ends?


When Your Hair Needs Bond Repair

If you notice breakage, split ends, and overall fried, limp hair — you need OLAPLEX. Even if you don’t chemically treat your hair or style it, the damage comes from environmental elements and mechanical styling like sleeping on a pillow or using a hair tie.



Which Olaplex is good for dry hair?


To add moisture to dry hair, we recommend weekly treatments with the Nº. 8 mask for intense moisture, along with adding shine, smoothness, and body. Because your hair has a few types of damage, we also added two of our Nº. 0 and Nº.



How many times a week should I use Olaplex 4 and 5?


For this kind of damage, we recommend doing OLAPLEX treatments as often a possible. OLAPLEX is a bond builder, not a conditioning treatment or protein treatment, allowing extensive use, the minimum is once weekly. Start with two treatments a week then go from there.



Is Olaplex 0 and 1 the same?


No. 0 has the same active ingredient that’s in Olaplex No. 1 (only available in the Intro Kit & Stylist Kit) but less of it.



What does Olaplex 8 do?


8 is OLAPLEX’s patented Bond Building technology. This highly concentrated reparative mask provides intense moisture to treat damaged hair. Nº. 8 is the only moisture mask that simultaneously rebuilds bonds in your hair while it moisturizes.



Can you use Olaplex 7 everyday?


When: Can be used daily on wet and dry hair, or before styling with heat. For: All hair types, especially for those using heat tools daily.



Is Olaplex No 7 a heat protectant?


OLAPLEX has created a first-of-its-kind, highly-concentrated, nearly weightless reparative styling oil. OLAPLEX No. 7 dramatically increases shine, softness, and color vibrancy. Other amazing benefits include heat protection up to 450°f and minimizing fly-aways.



Why did Olaplex Sue Redken?


Olaplex first filed a lawsuit against L’Oréal in 2016 for patent infringement and false advertising, arguing that the 110-year-old company tried to unsuccessfully “hire away” Olaplex’s key employees deemed responsible for the brand’s development and formula.