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ALTERNA Haircare Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction

What it is:A leave-in hair product that delivers 10 benefits in one simple step, leaving hair perfectly polished. What it does:Caviar CC Cream or “Complete Correction” cream is a miracle leave-in product that perfects hair in 10 different and unbelievable ways. It provides moisture, shine, smoothness, softness, anti-breakage, heat protection, light hold, UV protection, manageability, and strength—everything your hair needs to look absolutely beautiful, healthy, and flawless. This 10-in-one formula can be used alone or as a foundation for the layering of other styling products. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - Phthalates What else you need to know:Alterna continuously sets the industry standard for luxury haircare by using the highest quality ingredients and breakthrough technologies. They were the first to introduce a BB cream for hair with the Blonde Beauty Balm in April 2012, and now are the first to introduce the latest, greatest, next generation of the BB—the CC.
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Questions & Answers for ALTERNA Haircare Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction

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conidtioner?
Would this take place of a conditioner? Or an addition to?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
tanaka
(Huntington Beach, CA)
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
7 answers
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answer 1
Probably not. I tried using this in place of a conditioner but noticed that my hair didn't seem as smooth. But that could also be because I have colored hair, which I flat iron every day, so I may just need more moisture. Hope this helps.
answered 10 months ago
JScholar
answer 2
Depends on your age. 15 years ago, I would have found it to be a great solo product. I'm now 60 and I consider it to be a base product. I've been looking for a combo to make my hair look and feel more like it did 5+ years ago. My current solution is co-washing with Nexxus Humectress; 10-13 squirts of Caviar CC; and a small dollop of whatever styling product you favor. NOTE: The squirter doesn't dispense much product - 10-13 squirts is NOT a lot of product.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
bellepoitrine
(HMB, CA)
answer 3
This is a styling product. Conditioner would still be best
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
KrzygrlDYT81
answer 4
I use a conditioner as well but a rinse out one
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
DizzyLizzie
(Northern Canada)
answer 5
in Addittion to conditioner.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
JoyceAN
(Gaithersburg, MD)
answer 6
No. Use your regular conditioner. This is great fir styling and touch ups.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
susa
(Amesbury MA)
answer 7
This is more of a styling cream, not a conditioner you use in the shower. Depending on your hair, perhaps you could compare it to a leave-in, but not for me or probably most people.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
mgreat2785
(Akron, OH)
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What does it smell like? Does the smell persist? Is it a neutral (not male or female or overpowering) fragrance?
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
MoiMeme168
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
6 answers
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answer 1
I think the scent is very light and nice. Not over powering at all.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
dmfox
(Natrona Heights, PA)
answer 2
This product has a very mild smell. I don't ever smell it throughout the day.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
stephaniepburns
(Charles Town, WV)
answer 3
It has a light fresh scent (to me at least) men can use it too, it's neutral.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
Anonymous
(San Diego, CA)
answer 4
The scent is light and crisp. I can usually smell it in my hair for a good part of the day but its not overpowering. I wear perfume daily and the Caviar CC cream doesn't overpower it.

P.s. My BF loves the scent.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
tattooedmuneca
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 5
It's more floral smelling but on me the smell didn't last past me blowdrying it.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
Mistressracer
(Army Base)
answer 6
It's completely neutral to me, but ask for a sample before you commit. Depending on what you want it for, it may not do the job.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
chezinboulder
(Boulder, Colorado)
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Will this enhance or hinder my fine curly frizzy hair?
I am torn between this and Living Proof Hair Serum. I just want to use one product or 2 if i must to keep the curl and loose the frizz and find shine. I know that's asking a lot --- salesperson recommended Living Proof -- I just don't know what to buy at this point. I use Phyto shampoo and conditioner -- love them. Please help!!
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
JMPinParadise
(Ventura, CA)
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
6 answers
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answer 1
my hair has natural curl and gets frizzy this works beautifully!!!
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
DizzyLizzie
(Northern Canada)
answer 2
I use this on my fine hair and Love it! I don't have curly hair, but like you only like to use 1 or 2 products. This one is great! It doesn't weigh my hair down and leaves it very manageable.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
stephaniepburns
(Charles Town, WV)
answer 3
I love this product. I can't say anything about the products you mentioned, but I read a beauty tip somewhere instead of using a towel to dry your hair, use a plain shirt. Gently press to rid of excess water. I tried it and voila no frizz! This CC cream smells amazing and it is lightweight, I have fine wavy, medium length hair and I don't need a lot. I was even surprised when I omitted using a conditioner, used this alone on damp hair, let it air dry and no frizz.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
Anonymous
(San Diego, CA)
answer 4
I have medium length, corse, straight hair and I use a total of 4 products for everything. This product, the living proof serum, a flexible hairspray (living proof) and another hairspray that's like concrete (bed head Masterpiece). That's it. if I had to choose 2, then I would choose this product and a flexible hairspray.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
nlt237
(Pittsburgh)
answer 5
I've used the Serum, it's ok.I swear by this 10 in one CC cream,it has done wonders for my hair in humid & dry climates.Return it if you don't like it !
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
celticmare
(Down South)
answer 6
I have fine hair, a lot of it, but its fine and this is my magic potion. It does all the things I need without holding my hair down or ever making it feel greasy. Even after a couple days without using shampoo. I use the Phtyo conditioner for fine hair and these two have become my favorites. Don't need much, and you can still add texturizing cream if you want! I LOVE this 12 in 1 Cream
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
purvi
(Indianapolis, IN)
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How often should it be used
Do I use this every time in wash my hair or just a weekly thing?
asked 1 year ago
mandy1214
(Savannah, GA)
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
6 answers
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answer 1
I'd use every day after you shower. Just make sure you towel dry first!
answered 7 months ago
khoward11
(Pittsburgh, PA)
answer 2
I use it every time I wash my hair, just a dime sized amount. Usually i work it into the bottom half of my hair and avoid the root.
answered 10 months ago
jennerlinds
(Ontario)
answer 3
I use it every time I wash my hair and before styling. I do have better results when I apply it on wet hair versus dry - just FYI. Hope this helps.
answered 10 months ago
JScholar
answer 4
I use it every day either on damp hair (best way) or a little on dry hair to tame the frizzies. I found that with routine use it is more effective in correcting damage. I have yet to see any type of build up on my hair.
answered 1 year ago
AnnMewis
(Houston, TX)
answer 5
I use this as a finisher all the time, daily, any time I leave the house if I feel I need some control over frizz.
answered 1 year ago
tracyd1
(Mesa, AZ)
answer 6
I usually use 6-7 pumps on my hair before adding any other styling product. I find it keeps my hair soft and silky.
answered 1 year ago
jspoon
(Chanhassen, MN)
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Does this product help with hair that drops easily?
i have long hair and i find my hair is constantly shedding , does this product help with this problem?
asked 7 months ago
Nisha13
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
6 answers
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answer 1
Not really, this is just a leave in conditioner.
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
olivianatalie
(Salt Lake City, Ut)
answer 2
I wouldnt think so, I have a short bob and bangs are getting long and they droop.....
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
EssexAZ
(Tucson, AZ)
answer 3
You need a different product for that kind of issue. Maybe something that is only applied to the scalp. Something aimed at your roots.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Gaell
(Ohio)
answer 4
Yes! This product definitely helped my curls stay all day without feeling like I had a product with "hold" in my hair. Normally, I'll skip the products with holding power because they make my hair feel dry or crunchy. Not this product. Soft bouncy curls that stayed!
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
OliviaBella
(Seattle, WA)
answer 5
None of the ingredients in this are proven to help thinning hair. Look for products specific to your needs rather than a scattergun approach.
answered 6 months ago
chezinboulder
(Boulder, Colorado)
answer 6
No. It's not a scalp treatment. You're supposed to put it on the lengths of your hair, to protect it from heat styling, UV rays and to moisturize and tame fly-aways.
answered 6 months ago
youdith
(San Francisco, CA)
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Will this help tame my frizzy, wavy hair?
I have fine, frizzy, wavy hair that I blow-dry and iron straight. I want to be able to wear it naturally wavy, but I still need to find a product to tame the frizz and "bulkiness" of my natural texture. Will this help tame my unruly hair?
asked 1 year, 6 months ago
ksims
(Coos Bay, OR)
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
6 answers
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answer 1
I still looked like a lioness after my hair dried, and I guess I'm looking for the same outcome, just able to wear my hair wavy and freely without all that freezziness
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
JoyceAN
(Gaithersburg, MD)
answer 2
I put the cream on my damped hair and blow dry it.and my hair becomes straight and fizz free makes it smoothed and silky.just dont put too much a little goes a long way.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
mariemaea30
(montreal,qc)
answer 3
It will help with the frizz but not the "bulk" I have very naturally wavy hair and it actually makes it puffier. The curls are good though.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
morganls
(louisville, ky)
answer 4
Yes I use it after I shower and over night. I rarely see any flyaways.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
Alinsa
(New York, NY)
answer 5
yes it will. think of it as a bb cream for your hair. its going to tame your frizz and control your mane without weighing it down. you can also apply it throughout the day when tending to fly aways.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
missmissmary
(queens, ny)
answer 6
it depends how frizzy and curly your hair is. i find it tames dow friz a bit however you would benefit more from a different product made exactly for frizzy curly hair, i think this product would be too light for very curly, frizzy hair

hope this helps :)
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
cfriedel
(stony plain, alberta)
Question
How much of this product I should use?
asked 1 year, 7 months ago
Anonymous
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
6 answers
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answer 1
I have long thick wavy hair (to the middle of my back), and I only need a nickel-sized amount :)
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
MascaraMavennn
(Toronto, Canada)
answer 2
I have long hair (down to the bra strap), and I use about 2 dime-sized dollops. I apply this from the mid-length down and use the rest on the front otherwise it looks a bit too shiny by day 2.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
ShaylaQ
(Chicago, IL)
answer 3
I don't think there is a wrong answer to this question. If I'm using other products in my hair then I use 2 pumps. If I've just colored my hair I use 4 pumps. If it's a no product day, then I use 3 pumps. It's never felt like too much or too little. Love this stuff!!
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
stephaniepburns
(Charles Town, WV)
answer 4
My hair is just below my breasts and is pretty fine, and I use a loonie-size amount.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
KelshaS
(Edmonton, AB)
answer 5
I mix a dab in my hand with a bit of water then run it thru my hair to the ends.If you have long & thick hair you might need a bit more.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
celticmare
(Down South)
answer 6
I have almost waist length, average texture hair and 3 pumps works for me.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
required01
Question
Is it safe to use on blond colour treated hair?
asked 7 months ago
Ilona25
(Montreal, Qc.)
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
6 answers
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answer 1
I use it on my highlighted blond hair and it's great. I was even using it on my dead ends before I chopped them off to smooth them. Works wonders!
answered 1 week, 4 days ago
apl910
(New York, NY)
answer 2
Over the last 12-18 months that I've been using CC Cream for Hair I have been bouncing back between blonde and brown (I change colors with moods). Through every color change I used this cream and I think it helped my hair look healthy, which made my color look better. Also, I don't know about you but for me there is always a point about 3-4 days after I get my hair colored when my hair starts feeling a little more dry and coarse. Now I just make a point to use this cream a couple days after I get my hair done and everything looks and feels great. Hope this helps.
answered 2 weeks, 6 days ago
MissyMoCali
(Sacramento, Ca)
answer 3
I use this on color treated hair
answered 3 months ago
smackqueline
(Atlanta GA)
answer 4
It doesn't have Sulfates in it. So I'd say yet. I used it on my bleached hair. Works and feels great.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Gaell
(Ohio)
answer 5
Sure can!
answered 7 months ago
jspoon
(Chanhassen, MN)
answer 6
its perfect for color treated hair..put alittle extra on thr ends to help repair any damage cased by hair coloring.highly recommend..
answered 7 months ago
ginger304
(wilkes barre,pa)
Question
Build up in hair?
I love the way this product makes my hair look but if you look at the ingredients it's loaded with silicones.. Will this buildup in my hair?
asked 11 months ago
sephora7121
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
6 answers
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answer 1
I usually use a clarifying shampoo once a week to deep clean my hair. I find that tends to keep the build up to a minimum. My favorite is the Paul Mitchell clarifying shampoo. My hair feels amazing afterwards!
answered 10 months ago
fayfers6789
(Menlo Park, CA)
answer 2
It hasn't for me, but I use it only on the ends of my hair, which are very dry.
answered 10 months ago
gimmecoffee
(Ontario, Canada)
answer 3
I have been using it everyday for a few weeks now and I haven't had any build up
answered 11 months ago
ktfischer195
(Walnut Creek, CA)
answer 4
Hi there! I have not noticed any buildup in my hair either from using this product. I have been using this for a couple months now, applying it every other day.
answered 11 months ago
kevinbt
answer 5
I have been using this product for over a year, and even though I have very fine hair that is prone to build-up, I haven't had an issue with this product; I do, however, only wash my hair every 3 days, so I don't use as much of the product and I never get it near my roots.
answered 11 months ago
suffolkshopper
(Suffolk VA)
answer 6
I have not noticed any build up at all. As a matter of fact, you don't even notice the silicone.
answered 11 months ago
jspoon
(Chanhassen, MN)
Question
Is this for all hair colors/types?
I have medium skin tone, dark brown eyes, and dark brown, slightly wavy hair. I have used Alterna shampoos and conditioners for years (Caviar Moisturizing). Hooked on them!
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
Anonymous
(Bloomington, IN)
on Caviar CC Cream for Hair 10-in-1 Complete Correction
5 answers
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answer 1
I have colored hair - a dark mahogany red, which is highly prone to fading. I use the product regularly and it doesn't affect my hair color. The fact that I use sulfate-free shampoo + conditioner also plays a huge role in resisting fading.
answered 10 months ago
JScholar
answer 2
I have coloured hair and do not have any problems with this leave in conditioner its quite amazing in restoring the hair follicles.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
mariemaea30
(montreal,qc)
answer 3
I have the same hair and love it!
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
Mistressracer
(Army Base)
answer 4
Yes, this does not add any color to your hair (just protects your color from fading).
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
beautyfan2
answer 5
Of course! It works for all hair colors, textures, and lengths.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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