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Alterna's eco-friendly Alterna Bamboo ColorHold+ Vibrant Color Conditioner clinically proven to maintain your color longer for a noticeably brighter, longer-lasting shade.

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This fade-proof finishing gloss is the next generation of hair protection. Not only does it strengthen dry or brittle strands, but it also helps protect your hard-earned color from sun damage. Use it regularly to keep your hue true and healthy until your next appointment: it’s clinically proven to help retain color and brightness for 60 washes. If you don’t color your hair, you can still use this product to keep strands supple and shiny.

How it Works

This oh-so-light leave-in finishing gloss is made with organic bamboo, which has amino acids to help boost strength and flexibility. A shot of Kalahari extract—an antioxidant-rich South African watermelon—helps block UV rays from oxidizing and fading your hair color. Finally, fatty acids repair damage.

How to Use

Apply several pumps through towel-dried hair (about one pump for short hair and three for long strands) to strengthen strands and keep color vibrant longer. Or use half as much on dry hair to add major shine and hydration.

Tasiloxane, Dimethicone, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Isododecane, Dimethiconol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl ethoxycinnamate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Wasabia Japonica Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polysilicone-15, Polyquaternium-10, Phospholipids, Moringa Pterygosperma Seed Oil, Cyclomethicone , Silanetriol Melaninate, Octyldodecanol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citrullus Ianatus (Kalahari Watermelon) Seed Oil, Kaempferia Galanga Root Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Ethyl Oleate, Superoxide Dismutase, Ethyl Linolenate, Ethyl Linoleate, Bambusa Vulgaris Extract, Bromelain, Arachidyl Propionate, Lecithin, Papain, Citronellol, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance (Parfum)

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Alterna Bamboo Finishing Gloss
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Great product! I have coarse hair and it left it shiny and silky. Very happy with this purchase! This will be a routine for me!

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Love the silkiness!
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I love how silky this leaves my hair, I've tried other glosses or oils, and this one leaves it so shiny and soft without leaving it greasy!

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Cool

I love this product! It works so well! Smells very nice too! You should defiantly buy this! Love it so so much !!

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my # 1 must have
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this is my absolute favorite hair product ever! Not only does it smell wonderful, it feels great and helps keep my hair healthy!

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Fabulous
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Loves this! Gives great shine and thermal protection. Spray it in your hand though. The nozzle sprays a concentrated stream.

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Wonderful
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I love this finishing gloss. I have color treated hair and my color last longer when I regularly use this product. I have super fine hair and the product goes on easily and I end up with shiny hair! I have purchased this product multiple times as I really like the results.

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Love the scent!
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Wonderful, fresh citrus scent. I use it when I'll be out in the sun and also as a daily smoother, especially on my ends. Just a few drops is all I need to leave a nice sheen and fresh scent.

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Not what I thought it was--but better
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I had sampled another Alterna Bamboo product (a glossing mist) and was looking for something very similar. I had expected it to be something like a mist but it's between a serum and a liquid. It smells wonderful and does add a bit of shine, though not as much as a glossing mist would. It feels so light, I felt as if it wasn't even there except for the added shine. Plus if it helps my color stay longer it's well worth the price.

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Silky to the touch
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I initially received this in one of my first boxes late last year but did not use it at the time and then put it away and forgot about it. I stumbled across it a few weeks ago and sadly there must have been something wrong with my tiny spray bottle. I was still able to get enough out to try it twice but that convinced me. I ordered it right away and am now loving it. All I need to do is spritz 2-3 times in the palm of my hand and run it over my hair and it gives beautiful shine and bounce to my hair. It also smells amazing. Love this product. Sad I didn't try it last year when I first received it.

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Amazing!
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Everytime I use this on my hair, it looks and feels amazing all day! Not greasy at all and all you need is one or two pumps for my slightly longer than shoulder length hair. I would recommend this to anyone.

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