K18, Hair’s First Defence From Damage

Clinically proven to provide conditioning protection against damage from UV rays, mechanical styling, and environmental aggressors for up to 3 days.

What it is: This nourishing conditioner acts as a shield against daily damage—helping to maintain hair health and improve smoothness and shine.

What it does: Fortifies, softens and detangles hair while helping to protect against damage from daily mechanical styling, UV-rays, and environmental stressors, while the K18PEPTIDETM helps to replenish hair during washing.

Defends against damage: Conditioning protection against damage from UV rays, environmental aggressors, and daily mechanica for up to 3 days.

Maintains hair health: Fortifies hair’s exterior lipid barriers to make hair more resilient and resistant to damage. Replenishes protein lost during washing.

Enhances hair’s natural shine: pH-optimised formula minimises excess cuticle swelling during washing, to help keep hair smooth and maximise shine softens, smooths, and detangles: without film-forming silicones or waxes that can build up over time, weighing hair down

Clinically proven to provide conditioning protection against Embodying the brand’s ethos of using biotechnology to unlock new hair possibilities, K18 is revolutionising haircare routines with their newest innovative category—developed to maintain hair health and defend against daily damage.

The newly created DAMAGE SHIELD pH protective shampoo (previously pH maintenance shampoo) and protective conditioner are hair’s first defence against damage. This lightweight, nourishing conditioner not only softens, smooths, and detangles, but also delivers damage protection between K18 mask days.

“Now all hair types can live their fullest expression, knowing their hair is protected against 3 types of damage for up to 3 days*. This is biology-first haircare in action—inspired by nature, designed for you.” Co-founder + CEO, Suveen Sahib

Creating biotech-powered products is in K18’s DNA, as is listening to the requests from their global community. K18’s innovative rinse-out conditioner protects against the effects of daily damage, and is pH-optimised to minimise cuticle swelling during washing, helping to keep hair smooth and maximise shine—without film-forming silicones or waxes that can build up over time. Plus, conditioning protection lasts long after hair is washed, thanks to their biotech-powered formula. Inspired by microorganisms in French Polynesia, which create a natural shield to protect their vulnerable bodies from the harsh environment, K18’s breakthrough biotech-produced polysaccharide weightlessly protects hair against UV rays, mechanical styling, and environmental aggressors for up to 3 days*. The formulation’s ceramide blend fortifies hair’s exterior lipid barriers to make hair more resilient and resistant to damage. K18PEPTIDETM replenishes protein lost during washing.

All hair types can get healthier hair and scalp after just one wash, thanks to the renamed DAMAGE SHIELD pH protective shampoo (previously pH maintenance shampoo). Developed to help shield hair from daily damage, K18’s colour-safe, pH- optimised shampoo formulated with the K18PEPTIDETM effectively cleanses while maintaining hair health and protecting hair from damage. The pH-optimised 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, this is the go- to shampoo for multi-wash services, clients with less buildup, and hair health maintenance between K18 detox shampoo + molecular repair mask days.

At home, clients can use the DAMAGE SHIELD protective conditioner after shampooing with the DAMAGE SHIELD shampoo at home in-between K18 detox shampoo + molecular repair mask days.

ABOUT K18

Launched in December of 2020, K18 is the first biotech breakthrough in haircare to reverse damage on the molecular level in 4 minutes. Powered by decades of biotech research, their clinically proven formulas fuel next-level expression on every hair type + after every salon service through an innovative, biology-first approach.

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