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PEPTIDE PREP™ pH maintenance shampoo

Back bar size of our pH-optimized cleansing shampoo formulated with K18PEPTIDE™
Rated 4.8 out of 5
Based on 6 reviews

Back bar size of K18’s color-safe, pH-optimized shampoo with the K18PEPTIDE™ to effectively cleanse without causing damage, for hair that feels strong, smooth and healthy.

 

  • 17 ingredients + patented peptide 17 ingredients + patented peptide
  • microbiome-friendly microbiome-friendly
  • pH-optimized pH-optimized

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Cleanses while smoothing the hair surface: Effective yet safe cleansers break down and remove dirt + oil for optimal nourishment and manageability.

Gentle enough for regular use: pH-balanced formula doesn’t disrupt the hair fiber or scalp microbiome and is safe to use every time you cleanse.

Creates the ideal foundation for healthy hair: This formula was engineered to create an optimal clean canvas without any fillers to coat or disrupt the hair and scalp equilibrium.

Key benefits

  • Less-is-more formulation delivers a superior clean without compromise
  • Optimized pH (4.5-5.5) helps prevent excess swelling of the hair cuticle to help reduce frizz, preserve color, and maintain health and shine
  • Microbiome-friendly formula is gentle enough to use every time you cleanse.
  • Color-Safe
  • Non-Sensitizing
  • Dermatologist tested

How to use

  1. Use for higher frequency washing like multiple wash services or clients with less buildup
  2. Massage into hair, focusing on scalp
  3. Thoroughly rinse
  4. Repeat as needed

Ingredients

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.

Description

Back bar size of K18’s color-safe, pH-optimized shampoo with the K18PEPTIDE™ to effectively cleanse without causing damage, for hair that feels strong, smooth and healthy.

 

the PEPTIDE PREP™ difference

Engineered for the most effective clean

PRO to PRO

Learn why PRO stylist Lautrice Thompson trusts pH maintenance shampoo for an optimized cleanse without disturbing hair.

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What is the PEPTIDE PREP™ pH maintenance shampoo?

A color-safe shampoo, microdosed with the patented K18PEPTIDE™ thaat thoroughly cleanses hair and scalp without stripping or drying to keep hair feeling strong, healthy, and clean. Powerful yet non-stripping formula is designed with an optimized pH that is safe enough for everyday use.

What does the ph maintenance shampoo do?

Effective yet safe cleansers break down and remove dirt + oil for optimal nourishment and manageability.

When do I use the pH maintenance shampoo?

Engineered for higher frequency washing. Perfect for multi-wash services or clients with less buildup.

How does the pH maintenance shampoo work?

Plant-derived surfactants create high foaming + cleansing power without being harsh or leaving buildup behind on hair or scalp.

Why are the PEPTIDE PREP™ shampoos different?

Optimized with ideal pH for the hair + scalp environment, only 18 ingredients, no fillers, and the K18PEPTIDE™ to nourish hair while removing buildup, these shampoos are engineered to deliver a superior clean without stripping color or messing with hair + scalp balance. Whether you’re looking for an effective + gentle regular cleanse or a heavy-duty detox—these are the only 2 shampoos you need at the backbar.

microbiome-friendly

Optimized pH preserves a balanced scalp microbiome + protects hair’s natural moisture levels for a smooth hair result.

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average rating 4.8 out of 5
Based on 6 reviews
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6 Reviews
Reviewed by Victor C.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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wow a great back bar tool

this shampoo is amazing... my clients hair is so wonderful after their shampoo style.. I am very impressed with this product and I am very happy they do not have silicone of any form in it... great job

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Reviewed by Kylie J.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Amazing!!

This shampoo is absolutely incredible! My damaged fragile hair has made a 360 transformation thanks to K18!!

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Reviewed by Bridget R.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Gamechanger

I’m noticing a huge difference in the health of my clients hair since implementing K18 to my services!

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Reviewed by Nicole F.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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New fave shampoo

At first I thought it was odd to have a shampoo with no matching conditioner but have found using this shampoo and the leave in have done wonders for my color treated hair. I was previously using Olaplex and losing hair by the minute, it's been 2 weeks since full switchover and my hair is much healthier and not falling out in the handfuls as it was with Olaplex.

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Reviewed by Allen D.
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Smells so good!

Suds up great and leaves hair feeling so clean and healthy!

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