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How to Use Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo

Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo is formulated with a patented ingredient that works to re-link broken hair bonds, improving the hair’s strength and reducing breakage. Here’s how to use Olaplex No. 4 on bleached or color-treated hair.

Updated November 23, 2021 by Amanda Dixon

How to Use Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo

To repair and maintain the hair’s bonds, treat the hair with Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector. No. 3 should be applied to clean, damp hair once a week or up to two to three times a week to help repair damaged, color-treated hair. If you wash your hair 2-3 times a week, we recommend using Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector during each rinse.

Next, lather Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo in your hands and apply it to the scalp, massaging the product into your hair, concentrating on the roots. No. 4’s gentle, hydrating formula is suitable for use during every hair rinse.

Rinse out No. 4 and follow up with Olaplex No. 5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner. This hair care routine makes up the Olaplex 3-4-5 system that effectively repairs and maintains bonds within the hair.

Can You Use Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo Alone?

While Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo can be used alone or in combination with other brands’ hair care products, we recommend following the Olaplex 3-4-5 system since the entire line is infused with the same bond-building patented ingredient, Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate. This innovative ingredient restructures broken or weak bonds and is unlike anything else on the market for color-treated hair!

Can You Use Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo Daily?

Olaplex No. 4 is gentle enough for daily use. However, to protect color-treated hair, we don’t recommend washing your hair daily. To prevent color dulling, shampoo two to three times a week with Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo.

Will Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo Help With Hair Growth?

Olaplex works to repair, strengthen, and prevent future hair damage. However, Olaplex products are not formulated to help with hair growth or prevent hair loss.

Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo: Before & After Results

While results and the time it takes to see a noticeable difference in your hair will differ person to person, many colorists and consumers swear by the Olaplex Bond Maintenance System, sharing how the line has transformed their damaged, color-treated hair to a healthier state.

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