Dr. Vanita Rattan Protect & Shield Conditioner 150ml, for thinning & brittle hair.
Protects, hydrates and strengthens hair strands.
When used as part of the Dr. Vanita Rattan Hair Range 5 product routine, your hair is likely to feel silkier, thicker and easier to detangle, with less frizz and fewer split ends (as per the 4 week consumer trial).
The humectants and silicones contained in the product moisturise and protect hair from harmful external factors, without feeling burdened. Panthenol and Pantolactone helps to prevent hair damage. The natural proteins contained in the formula help the hair to retain moisture. They cover damaged hair with a fine film, smoothing it, giving elasticity and strengthening it.
For women & men, age 20+ with thinning, brittle hair from ageing and damage over time.
For normal & dry, thinning hair. Types 1a - 4c hair.
Not ideal for persons with an oily scalp. However, it is suitable if the scalp only becomes greasy after 1-2 days.
Not for persons with a history of reactions to topical skin/hair products or overly dry/sensitive/damaged skin.
What is happening to your hair with age?
In females, by the mid-30s, there is a reduction in oestrogen levels. Oestrogen protects the hair root from the hormone testosterone.
This process speeds up at menopause and 40% of those by 70 years of age have female pattern hair loss.
The increased testosterone effect leads to thin, brittle hair, with premature hair loss.
To slow this process, you need to:
- Stimulate hair follicles.
- Improve the health of the scalp so strong, vibrant hair can grow.
- Supply the scalp with essential nutrients.
- Strengthen existing hair to prevent breakage.
KEY Ingredients: Glycerin, Dimethicone, Isododecane, Isopropyl Myristate, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Panthenol, Pantolactone.
Humectants protect and moisturise the hair without feeling heavy.
Panthenol & Pantolactone prevents hair damage by increasing elasticity.
Proteins hydrate and strengthen the hair strands.
Glycerin moisturises and softens hair.
Isododecane smooths hair and prevents split ends.
FULL Ingredients: Aqua, Cetearyl Alcohol (emollient, emulsion stabilising), Dimethicone (emollient conditioning), Isododecane (emollient conditioning), Glycerin (humectant), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (emollient conditioning), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (emollient conditioning), Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine (antistatic, emulsifying, hair conditioning), Isopropyl Myristate (solvent, emollient, conditioning), Behentrimonium Methosulfate (antistatic, hair conditioning), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil (emollient, conditioning), Emblica Oficinalis Fruit Oil (emollient conditioning), Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil (emollient conditioning), Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (hair conditioning), Panthenol (humenctant, anistatic), Pantolactone (humectant), Tocopheryl Acetate (antioxidant), Polyquaternium-7 (antistatic), Cetrimonium Chloride (antistatic), Ethylhexylglycerin (humectant), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Citric Acid (buffering, chelating).
NO DENATURED ALCOHOL
NO ESSENTIAL OILS
After a short, lukewarm shower, apply Protect & Shield Leave-in Conditioner, from the bottom to the tips of the hair. Don't rinse.
Ideally use a micro fibre towel to minimise drying time when hair is weakest. Then, gently use a detangling brush.
Your hair should feel soft, silky and hydrated. We recommend you follow with Strand Strengthening Oil, ready to style.
Warning: In general, only apply the products in this range on normal, clean scalp skin, not if cracked/damaged. In the rare event of skin irritation or an allergic skin reaction, please wash off, discontinue use, let us know and contact your doctor if required.
1. How long do Dr. V Hair Range products last for?
This will vary for each product and person, however, if usage guidelines are followed, the average duration may be 6-12 weeks approx.
2. Is the Hair Range suitable for pregnancy & breastfeeding?
3a. Is the Hair Range suitable for an oily scalp?
If moderately oily you can try the range, but avoid if very oily.
3b. Is the Hair Range suitable for dandruff?
The hair range may help with moderate dandruff, but it is not sufficient for severe dandruff.
3c. Is the Hair Range suitable for dry/itchy scalp?
The Anagen Boost Hair Tonic is not suitable in this case, but the other Hair Range products are.
3d. Is the Hair Range suitable for colour dyed / bleached hair?
Yes, and it would be actively beneficial for this, to renourish and rebuild the hair strand damaged by the above.
4a. Can you use the Hair Range whilst using other Dr. V or 3rd Party skin products on the face / body.
4b. Can you mix & match the Hair Range with 3rd party haircare products?
You would not need to use any other cosmetic treatment products on the scalp/hair, as the Dr. V Hair Range has all the active ingredients you need.
If prescribed scalp medications are being used, please wait until finished before starting/resuming Dr. V Hair Range.
5. Can I use the Hair Range whilst on Isotretinoin/Roaccutane?
No, please wait until 6 months after completion to use Dr. V Hair Range.
6. Can I apply Hair Range products during the day?
Yes the product range is safe to wear during the day (as opposed to hyperpigmentation kits, which are not).
7. Which products go on the scalp and which on the whole hair strand?
SCALP: Shampoo*, Tonic.
HAIR: Conditioners, Oil.
*The Shampoo is for direct application to the scalp, not for all of the hair strand. The reason we suggest this is to not the strip the hair of moisture; surfactants in the shampoo remove grime & dirt, but on the hair strand this can be drying (all shampoos).
8. Why does the range contain sulfates/sulphates (same)?
We have no general concerns with sulfates (nor is there sufficient evidence to support this), it depends on the type and how they are used.
For example, Sodium Laureth Sulfate is used safely and effectively in our Shampoo as an excellent cleaning agent, which helps to clear the scalp of grime to allow hair to grow. This is substantially different from Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, which we do not recommend.
9. How long does it take to see results?
The timeline below may be broadly applicable to most users:
Immediately (1-3 uses): Hair is easier to detangle, feels smoother/silkier and looks shinier.
After 4 weeks: hair feels thicker, split ends reduced, frizz reduced.
For enhanced benefits, particularly hair length, strength and new growth, combine with Dr. V Collagen Boost and use consistently.
" Hair is weakest when wet, therefore, detangling in this state leads to excess hair fallout through pulling. In this leave-in conditioner, we used isododecane, a conditioning emollient, to create ‘slip’ between the hair strands, making detangling even the longest, curliest hair EASY. I didn’t just stop there; we also used hair-mimicking proteins to strengthen and increase elasticity, which protects the hair from heat styling. Protect & Shield Conditioner is a non-negotiable for me before any blow-dry.
--- Love, Dr. V "
From the 4 week consumer trial...
Ideal! Makes my hair feel actually fresh and prettier! Maintains
my fly alwaysSophie
Brilliant products, made my hair silky, smooth and thickerSofina
Great products, used together has left hair feeling healthy shiny
This treatment kit is good,
my hair feels smooth, manageable and frizz freeMunazza
By the end of the trial
period the results were noticeable.Sara
I enjoyed using the kit and each product enhanced the effect of shiner and stronger hair, it was easy to apply as well.Minh
Lovely products, have made my hair so much healthier feeling. It's super soft, nourished and generally feels much cleanerCatherine
I loved using the products,
it has really helped making my hair feel softer more manageable and has definitely helped with knots. I will definitely recommend them!Wandana
Great product & very efficient. Highly recommended!Sabina, UK
I have been trying hair Protect and Shield conditioner for 9 months now. It has totally changed the look of my hair. I have no frizzies; and it does not weigh hair down. I love it.
I absolutely love this leave in conditioner!!! I have type 4c hair, I don’t put any form of heat, relaxer or weave on my head. I wear my hair in its natural state, I’ve got to say my hair really loves Dr Vs leave in conditioner. Dr V formulated this so well, my hair usually dries out very quickly and my hair retains more moisture and softness when I use this leave in conditoner and apply the strand strengthening oil at the end.
I’m Loving this leave in conditioner .My hair is definitely more hydrated and softer !
I love this leave in conditioner! My hair is more malleable and easy to style. I do twist and as instructs in the shower wet my hair a little, when I get out I don't let that moisture go to waste by applying a small quarter size of leave in conditioner within my hair everyday. My hair is sooo soft and I get compliments on how it feels when friends and family touch my hair. I have coarse hair type, thick density as well as it's coily. (4a-4c mixed type throughout scalp). Before I hated doing my hair and would shell out 100s of dollars to make it someone else's problem. Now I don't have the struggle and I'm so thankful. The photo is the day before my wash day but you can see how shiny my hair STILL is and the softness by the stretch. I have been using the product for over 6 months now and I am in my 40s. Love it!
Wash - at least once a week or more depending if I go to the gym
Qtr Size Condition daily
Dime size of strengthening oil daily
Anagen spray during wash days
My niece used all the hair products only a couple of times. And it tamed her unruly curly hair. Stayed shiny and manageable for days after. Love the products. See before and after photos.
Really like both products. Work well with my hair and can see the difference using no fragrance in the hair products. Curl product glides through and works well on natural gray short hair. Love them both.
I just started using the protect and shield conditioner 2 weeks ago. My hair is really dry and damaged from coloring. If I use this product, my hair looks less damaged and doesn’t feel stiff. I hope it helps my hair to look healthier after a few more weeks.
Feels good. My hair feels firmer with more body.
My hair felt a little softer, and much more manageable.
Leaves hair tangle free, soft and hydrated. Love it and will be a staple in my hair regiment.