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professional molecular repair mist

part of the K18 PRO Service
Rated 5.0 out of 5
Based on 122 reviews
150 mL

This part of the K18 PRO service is a peptide-powered lightweight mist engineered to strengthen hair’s defense against damaging chemical services. Typically used toward the beginning of the service, the pH level of 7.5-8.0 shifts the cuticle layer open to penetrate hair’s cortex and deliver the K18PEPTIDE™ to damage sites on the molecular level—without weighing hair down.

Repairs Damage Caused By

  • Bleach + Color Bleach + Color
  • Heat Heat
  • Chemical Services Chemical Services

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Set clients up for success by setting up your client’s canvas to withstand the damage that’s about to occur during the chemical service. Push your creativity + chemical services further without worrying about the integrity of your client’s hair.

pro exclusive

We made this just for you to renew hair and create a healthy canvas to work on, without weighing it down. In cases of extreme damage or certain salon services, the mist works alone to renew hair without weighing it down.

how to use

Pro Mist

  1. Before all professional and chemical services, mist hair with water (do not saturate).
  2. Section hair, apply 2-6 sprays of K18 Mist per section.
  3. Work into hair. Let sit for 4 minutes to activate. Do NOT rinse out.
  4. Dry hair and process as usual.Shampoo, do not condition.
  5. Towel-dry thoroughly.
  6. Continue treatment with K18 Mask.

do's + don'ts

  • Do saturate the hair with water first
  • Do wait 4 minutes to activate
  • Do use pre-service to strengthen your canvas or throughout depending on the service and hair needs
  • Don’t mix into your bleach or color
  • Don’t increase your bleach volume or alter your typical color formula
  • Don’t rinse it out

key benefits

Infused with our patented K18PEPTIDE™, clinically proven to reverse damage in just 4 minutes.

  • Repairs damage from bleach + color, chemical services, and heat
  • Restores strength, softness, smoothness, and bounce for all hair types
  • Lasting + progressive results get better with continued use
  • Vegan, color-safe, cruelty-free

With just one salon treatment using the K18 PRO Service (PRO mist + mask), hair is restored up to:

91% original strength*
94% original elasticity*

* Results observed in a clinical study while using mist and mask as part of a bleaching treatment. Results may vary depending on hair type, quality and history.

ingredients

Professional Molecular Repair Mist Ingredients: Water (Aqua) (Eau), Alcohol Denat., Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, sh-Oligopeptide-78 (K18Peptide™), Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Potassium Hydroxide, Fragrance (Parfum), Geraniol, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Alcohol.

Description

This part of the K18 PRO service is a peptide-powered lightweight mist engineered to strengthen hair’s defense against damaging chemical services. Typically used toward the beginning of the service, the pH level of 7.5-8.0 shifts the cuticle layer open to penetrate hair’s cortex and deliver the K18PEPTIDE™ to damage sites on the molecular level—without weighing hair down.

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how K18 works

Traveling into the innermost layers of hair, our K18PEPTIDE™ renews strength along the width AND length of hair for lasting strength where it matters.

have questions?

we have answers.

who is k18 mist for?

K18 is safe to use on all hair types and textures, all generations, and was made to be used on all types of damage.

why is k18 mist applied before bleaching / coloring?

K18 mist is applied before bleach or color services because it works on renewing client’s existing damage to strengthen the hair canvas pre-treatment. Restoring strength and elasticity in just 4 minutes means the stylist’s work can go further without having to edit process around damage. The K18 mist’s liquid formulation optimizes the efficacy of the K18Peptide™ by opening up the hair’s cuticle layers and getting the renewing peptide deep into hair’s inner cortex to repair broken polypeptide chains (keratin chains).

how is the k18 mist applied before a chemical service?

Follow these steps for best use:
- Prep hair by lightly misting with water.
- Apply K18 Mist section by section, the amount needed depends on client’s hair type and condition. Reference chart for approximate dosage.
- Wait 4 minutes. DO NOT rinse out. This is a good time to mix or prepare for your chemical service. You can dry hair after the 4 minutes are up, if needed.

why do i need to mist the hair with water before applying the k18 mist?

Misting the hair with water allows the cuticle layers to prepare for optimal penetration of the mist into the inner cortex. In the same way a damp sponge absorbs more water, damp hair absorbs K18.

How much K18 MIST do I use?

The amount of K18 MIST will depend on hair length, thickness, and condition. Refer to our usage chart for guidance.

can i use k18 mist + mask together?

These formulas are intended to be used at separate times during the service but work together to renew damaged hair from the inside out.

During a chemical service, K18 Mist is applied prior to chemical application. K18 Mask is applied post-service to renew damaged caused during the chemical service.

During a few services, you will only use theK18 Mist in the salon. During a perm for example, K18 Mist is applied before the perm solution, K18 mist is then reapplied again after the neutralizer instead of the mask to avoid additional weight on newly formed curls.
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122 Reviews
Reviewed by Ali W.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Will Protect the integrity of the hair when overlapping lighter

This is the best spray ever to pre-spray before you highlight over previously highlighted hair!!!

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Reviewed by Tori B.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Obsessed!

I love every single part of K18! This stuff is a total game changer! 😍

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Reviewed by Heather G.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age
45 - 54
Hair Concern
  • Dryness
  • Color-care
  • Heat damage
  • Chemical damage
  • Fragile/brittle hair
Hair Type
  • Fine/Thin
  • Medium Density
  • Curly/Coily
  • Grey Hair
My Results
  • Less Frizz
  • Stronger Hair
  • Less Breakage
  • Smoother Hair
  • Shinier Hair
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Love it

Love it

omg best products I have used before chemical services in a very long time

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Thank you for your review Heather!

Reviewed by Joseph H.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age
25 - 34
Hair Concern
  • Chemical damage
  • Fragile/brittle hair
  • Color-care
  • Dryness
  • Split-Ends
Hair Type
  • Fine/Thin
My Results
  • Visible Difference
  • Stronger Hair
  • Less Breakage
  • Soft Touchable Hair
  • Shinier Hair
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

The best customer service

The pump on my pro-mist was defective after a few uses. After within 24 hours of sending Natassha an e-mail, she had a replacement bottle overnighted to be and I was able to do my platinum correction with my client leaving with the healthiest her hair ever felt since becoming platinum, thanks to the pro-mist (and mask, baby!!) It is an absolute necessity for every color and chemical service, and works as a fabulous stand-alone treatment for every client. If you’re still on the fence about getting it, JUMP IN, the water is great at the k18 party!!! 🎉 🧬🎉

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K18Hair PRO

Thank you for your awesome review Joseph!

Reviewed by Lori H.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Age
45 - 54
Hair Concern
  • Frizz
Hair Type
  • Thick/Coarse
My Results
  • Less Frizz
  • Defined Curl/Wave Pattern
  • Soft Touchable Hair
  • Shinier Hair
  • Less Breakage
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Owner

Absolutely loved it...very happy guests!

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Thank you for your review Lori!

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DOSAGE CALCULATION

pre-service

Apply a generous amount to damp hair, section by section

post-service

3 pumps
throughout the hair

How to use

  • Prep hair by lightly misting with water.
  • Apply K18 Mist section by section.
  • Wait 4 minutes. DO NOT rinse. (This is a good time to mix or prepare for your Lightening Service.)
  • Apply Lightener directly on top of K18 Mist. (Dry hair if needed prior to application.)
  • Process as usual.
  • Shampoo hair. Skip the conditioner.
  • Towel dry thoroughly.
  • Apply K18 Mask.
  • Leave for 4 minutes before styling. DO NOT rinse out.
  • If toning, apply toner / gloss on top of K18 Mask. Process toner / gloss as required. Shampoo and rinse. Towel dry thoroughly. Follow with secondary application of K18 Mask for 4 minutes.
  • Style as usual.

client recommendation

At-Home Treatment

Leave in Molecular Hair Repair Mask

2 pumps

Use for the first 4-6 washes, then every 3-4 washes for ongoing damage repair.

optimize K18

skip the conditioner

Conditioners coat hair making it harder for our K18Peptide™ to effectively penetrate strands and get into the inner layers of hair. We like to skip it so the peptide can get right to damage sites without interruption. If strands need a little more love, you can add a leave-in conditioner once the initial 4-minute wait period is over.

clarify first

Excessive product or mineral buildup on hair can prevent our K18Peptide™ from effectively penetrating strands. If hair is heavy with buildup, start with a clarifying treatment before using K18 to remove residue that may block our peptide from getting where it needs to go.

continue use

Damage is ongoing, so clients' use of K18 should be too. This progressive treatment makes hair healthier with each use. Continue their hair renewal at home by using K18 for the first 4-6 washes, then every 3-4 washes to maintain the integrity of damaged hair.

less is more

Our Pro Mask is highly concentrated, meaning a little goes a long way. Don’t oversaturate hair and refer to our dosage chart to find the optimal amount for each client’s hair type and service.

more is more

When using the Pro Mist, the more the merrier to reset damage before a chemical service. Use pre-service for a healthy canvas by applying a generous amount of the Pro Mist to damp hair, section by section.

made for all

K18 Pro Mist + Mask are compatible with all products and all hair types regardless of texture, generation, or level of damage.

optimize K18

clarify first

Excessive product or mineral buildup on hair can prevent our K18Peptide™ from effectively penetrating strands. If hair is heavy with buildup, start with a clarifying treatment before using K18 to remove residue that may block our peptide from getting where it needs to go.

more is more

When using the Pro Mist, the more the merrier to reset damage before a chemical service. Use pre-service for a healthy canvas by applying a generous amount of the Pro Mist to damp hair, section by section.

made for all

K18 Pro Mist + Mask are compatible with all products and all hair types regardless of texture, generation, or level of damage.

optimize K18

clarify first

Excessive product or mineral buildup on hair can prevent our K18Peptide™ from effectively penetrating strands. If hair is heavy with buildup, start with a clarifying treatment before using K18 to remove residue that may block our peptide from getting where it needs to go.

continue use

Damage is ongoing, so clients' use of K18 should be too. This progressive treatment makes hair healthier with each use. Continue their hair renewal at home by using K18 for the first 4-6 washes, then every 3-4 washes to maintain the integrity of damaged hair.

more is more

When using the Pro Mist, the more the merrier to reset damage before a chemical service. Use pre-service for a healthy canvas by applying a generous amount of the Pro Mist to damp hair, section by section.

made for all

K18 Pro Mist + Mask are compatible with all products and all hair types regardless of texture, generation, or level of damage.

optimize K18

skip the conditioner

Conditioners coat hair making it harder for our K18Peptide™ to effectively penetrate strands and get into the inner layers of hair. We like to skip it so the peptide can get right to damage sites without interruption. If strands need a little more love, you can add a leave-in conditioner once the initial 4-minute wait period is over.

clarify first

Excessive product or mineral buildup on hair can prevent our K18Peptide™ from effectively penetrating strands. If hair is heavy with buildup, start with a clarifying treatment before using K18 to remove residue that may block our peptide from getting where it needs to go.

continue use

Damage is ongoing, so clients' use of K18 should be too. This progressive treatment makes hair healthier with each use. Continue their hair renewal at home by using K18 for the first 4-6 washes, then every 3-4 washes to maintain the integrity of damaged hair.

less is more

Our Pro Mask is highly concentrated, meaning a little goes a long way. Don’t oversaturate hair and refer to our dosage chart to find the optimal amount for each client’s hair type and service.

made for all

K18 Pro Mist + Mask are compatible with all products and all hair types regardless of texture, generation, or level of damage.

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Your K18 Hair at-home treatment recommendation is of leave-in molecular repair hair mask for the first 4-6 washes, then every 3-4 washes for ongoing damage repair. For more information on the product and how to use, visit k18hair.com!

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Hair professionals can shop wholesale at the following distributors. Professionals within the US will also be able to shop directly from K18hair.com starting early 2021! Check back again soon for updates as we continue to expand globally.



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