Some of us can hardly remember the last time we washed our hair. Others got a little confident a little too fast with the box dye on week five of quarantine and are now nursing fried strands back to life. But no matter what our hair is doing during these weird times, Living Proof has a solve for it. The MIT-created brand takes a scientific approach to all its formulas, so they deliver real, proven good-hair-day results when we need it most. You better believe we'll be logging into our next Zoom meeting with bombshell locks, thanks to these six time-saving products that remedy any hair woes quarantine throws at us.
The Best Living Proof Hair Products for Every Type of Hair Day
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1. When You Haven't Washed Your Hair In Two Weeks
Try: Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo
If you fall into the category of people who simply can't remember what day it is, welcome. Did we wash our hair on Sunday? Or maybe it was last Thursday? Whatever the case, this award-winning dry shampoo is the next best thing to sudsing up. It goes on practically clear and absorbs oil, dirt and even sweat to actually cleanse strands without water.
2. When You Have A Virtual Happy Hour In 5
Try: Living Proof Dry Volume Blast
Been living in ponytails and messy buns, too? Then you know the struggle of letting your hair down at the end of the work day only to find that it's permanently flattened to your scalp, weird hair-tie indent and all. Next time you have a very prompt 5 p.m. virtual happy hour on your schedule, just hit your scalp with this dry volume spray for instant oomph and texture, and zshuzsh up your roots a bit. Ta-da! No water or styling tools needed.
3. When Your Balayage Couldn't Be Brassier
Try: Living Proof Color Care Whipped Glaze
Right about this time of year, our pre-holiday balayage starts to get a bit (OK, a lot) brassy. We can't exactly hit up our favorite hair stylist for a refresh just yet, but we can apply this groundbreaking purple mousse to offset orangey tones. It deposits temporary violet dyes onto strands to counteract color fading and offset unwanted color changes, much like purple shampoos, but you don't wash this out so the effects are more prominent. There's a formula specifically made for both blondes and brunettes, too.
4. When Your Zoom Meeting Starts In 10 Minutes
Try: Living Proof Perfect Hair Day In-Shower Styler
By now, we figured out that we can sleep in about an extra hour and still fit in a quick workout before logging into work. And by that we mean we just make it. Instead of showing up in the Zoom with an Aquis Rapid-Dry Hair Turban on (though, we have done that before), just apply this in-shower styler after shampooing and only partially rinse it out. It works on wet hair to create an effortless air-dried style with enhanced body, softness, natural texture and shine. It can be used on all hair types, but it's especially time-saving for curly strands.
5. When The Box Dye Went Wrong
Try: Living Proof Restore Repair Mask
So, you thought you could take your naturally jet-black locks to blonde with a box dye (we blame quarantine). Your strands have likely seen better days, but thankfully this extra-nourishing mask can repair some of that damage in five minutes, while preventing future damage at the same time. And get this, it can even keep your hair cleaner for longer, so you don't have to wash it as often. Mind. Blown.
6. When You Take Your Zoom Meeting Outdoors
Try: Living Proof Nourishing Styling Cream
If you're lucky enough to be quarantining somewhere with outdoor space, you're probably using it as much as possible now that summer's (unofficially) here. And yes, that includes making it the backdrop of your Zoom meetings. The only problem: humidity. That's why we're obsessed with this styling cream—it weightlessly smooths, conditions and eliminates frizz caused by humid temps. You can even apply it to damp hair and let it air dry without poufing up.