Why Prep?

AVEDA provides fabulous “prep” products for every hair type. These leave-in products are designed to prepare your hair for styling and make styling easier and faster. Whether you’re concerned about frizz, volume, color fading, damage, defining curls, or dryness, there’s a prep product for you. Check out these wonderful AVEDA prep products and professional tips below. Which one is right for YOUR hair?

Smooth Infusion Style Prep | $24

Benefits: Smoothes, tames, and reduces frizz.
To Use: Apply a nickel-sized amount to damp hair for faster and easier styling.

Pro Tips:
– Always begin with freshly-washed hair. This is especially important if you want your sleek/smooth blow-out to last for several days.
– Always blot wet hair with a towel to remove excess moisture. Don’t rub—rubbing creates frizz.
– When hair is 100% dry, use cool air to set. This closes the cuticle and ensures your smooth blow-dry will last longer.
– For thick/coarse hair, apply product before bed. This helps maximize smoothness and helps prevent excess volume in the morning.

Pure Abundance Style Prep | $24

Benefits: Creates weightless volume and eliminates excess oil.
To Use: Shake well and spray liberally on slightly damp hair for all-day weightless volume that feels naturally yours.

Pro Tips:
– To refresh volume on non-shampoo days, spray liberally onto dry hair, comb and re-style.

Color Conserve Daily Color Protect | $24

Benefits: Protects color-treated hair from natural fading and sun damage.
To Use: Rub a coin-size amount between palms and finger-comb through damp hair to help preserve hair color for up to 6 weeks.

Pro Tips:
– Once weekly, give hair strength and shine with Color Conserve Strengthening Treatment.

Brilliant Damage Control | $17

Benefits: Conditions hair and protects against surface damage and breakage.
To Use: Spray liberally on towel-dried hair to help protect from heat styling.

Pro Tips:
– Spray into dry hair before going into the sun to help protect against damaging rays.

Be Curly Style Prep | $24

Benefits: Defines existing curl and reduces frizz.
To Use: Work a small amount of product in hands, apply evenly through damp hair and comb to distribute.

Pro Tips:
– Use after each wash to add moisture and curl definition as it seals the cuticle, taming frizz all day.
– To reactivate curls on non-shampoo days, simply dampen your hair and apply. Comb through to distribute evenly—then style. Air-dry or blow-dry with a diffuser.

Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair | $26

Benefits: Conditions and adds protein to the hair to repair damage.
To Use: Work a small amount of product in hands, apply through damp hair and comb to distribute.

Pro Tips:
– Application is key. Use an amount about the size of a quarter for medium-length hair. Work it in your hands and apply it through damp hair.
– To maximize results, focus on the most damaged areas and distribute the leave-in treatment evenly.
– Don’t rinse—because Daily Hair Repair is a leave-in treatment. It will give you a healthy foundation to style and finish with your favorite Aveda products.

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