K18 DAMAGE SHIELD pH protective shampoo
A colour-safe, pH-optimized shampoo with the patented K18PEPTIDE™ to effectively cleanse while maintaining hair health and protecting hair from damage. pH-optimized formula helps reduce excess swelling of the hair cuticle during washing to help prevent frizz, preserve colour, and enhance shine. Scalp microbiome-friendly and gentle enough to use every time you cleanse.
more to know
Safe but powerful cleansing: Plant-derived surfactants deliver safe but effective high-power cleansing to break down and remove dirt + oil
Designed for damaged hair: pH-optimized formula helps prevent excess swelling of the hair cuticle during washing - which helps maintain color, improve hair health and shine, and reduce frizz
Gentle enough to use every time you cleanse: Gentle on hair AND scalp - pH-optimized formula mimics hair’s natural pH, to reduce cuticle swelling and maintain hair health, and preserve the scalp microbiome
Less is more formulation delivers a superior clean without compromise:
Optimized pH cleanses hair and scalp without over-drying
Certified microbiome-friendly formula removes dirt and oil without disrupting the scalp’s natural protective barrier
K18PEPTIDE™ helps reduce protein loss to keep hair feeling healthy and strong
how to use
- Safe to use every time you wash.
- Massage into hair, focusing on scalp.
- Thoroughly rinse.
- Repeat as needed.
For best results, follow with DAMAGE SHIELD protective conditioner.
Water (Aqua) (Eau), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Methyl 2-Sulfolaurate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, sh-Oligopeptide-78, Panthenol, Glycerin, Sodium Phytate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Disodium 2-Sulfolaurate, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Benzoic Acid, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene.
have questions? we have answers
is the formula of the damage shield ph protective shampoo different from the peptide prep™ ph maintenance shampoo?
No, the formula of the DAMAGE SHIELD pH protective shampoo is not different from the PEPTIDE PREP™ pH maintenance shampoo. Just the name has changed, the formulation you know and love is the same.
what makes the damage shield ph protective shampoo special?
The DAMAGE SHIELD pH protective shampoo delivers healthier hair and scalp after just one wash. Its optimized pH helps maintain the hair cuticle, preventing excess water from entering the hair, which can cause damage, dullness, frizz, and tangling. With this shampoo, your client’s colour is maintained, hair feels strong, healthy, looks smooth with less frizz, and is easier to style with less tangles. This formula moisturizes hair without weighing it down, and preserves the scalp microbiome for a healthier-feeling scalp and a gentler cleanse. Coupled with the DAMAGE SHIELD protective conditioner, these formulas shield the healthiest hair from daily damage.
when do i use the damage shield ph protective shampoo?
Use this gentle shampoo for higher frequency washing like multiple wash services or clients with less buildup. This pH-balanced formula is gentle enough to use every time you cleanse, delivering healthier hair and scalp after just one wash.
why do i need both shampoos?
You need both shampoos to deliver the most effective clean while maintaining your client’s hair + scalp health. Detox shampoo is engineered for less frequent heavy-duty washing, and DAMAGE SHIELD pH protective shampoo (previously pH maintenance shampoo) is engineered for frequent washing.
the DAMAGE SHIELD difference
DAMAGE SHIELD shampoo’s optimized pH reduces excess cuticle swelling during washing—preventing damage that causes dullness, frizz + tangling.
certified microbiome-friendly formula
Engineered with hair’s optimal pH levels in mind, this everyday cleanse keeps your clients’ scalp microbiome balanced for strong, smooth + healthy hair.