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Repair, rebuild and strengthen strands with our restorative Bond Builder trio to bring damaged hair back to full health.
Featuring our full-size Bond Builder Restructuring Treatment, Bond Builder Split End Remedy and Bond Builder Restorative Oil in one value-added collection.
The perfect collection to revive your colour-treated, heat-styled hair. Designed to work together to repair bonds inside the cortex and protect against damage by sealing split ends.
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How It Works
The outer layer of your hair is a complex lipid layer made up of fatty acids and essential oils. This layer protects your hair, but over time heat-styling, colour-treating and chemical processing breaks down your lipid layer. When this layer breaks down the hair can start to get damaged and frayed, leading to frizzyness, split ends and breakage.
Our Bond Builder Restorative Oil restores these fatty acids and essential oils to rebuild your lipid layer, restoring your hair to the hair health seen on hair that's never been coloured, heat styled, or chemically processed after just one use.*
If you heat-style, colour-treat or chemically process your hair, Bond Builder Restorative Oil can help you reverse some of the damage this causes to your strands and keep your hair in top health so you can have the style you want without compromising on hair health.
Along with replenishing your lost lipids, Bond Builder also restores hair’s natural hydrophobicity. Healthy hair is naturally hydrophobic which means it repels water due to its inherent structure, making it easier to style and manage.
Our innovative formula features 18-MEA Technology, which contains biomimetic ingredients, meaning they mimic those found within the lipid layer of undamaged, untreated hair. This restores lipids lost through colour-treating, chemical processing and therefore restores hair health.
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- Clinical Trials
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- Real Before and Afters on our Philip Kingsley Customers
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18-MEA is a small fatty acid, forming the outermost layer of the lipid layer. Vital for hair health as it provides hair with its hydrophobicity (water-repelling properties).
When hair is lacking in 18-MEA, strands absorb too much water which leads to damage, tangles and frizz.
Step by Step Guide
How to Apply
Use a few drops every 2-3 washes for instantly restored hair health and protection against colour-treating and heat-styling.
Can be applied to wet, washed hair or to dry hair and left on as overnight treatment.
Suitable for all hair textures and lengths.
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Frequently Asked Questions
We answer some common queries about Bond Builder Lipid Shield Restorative Oil.
If you have more questions you can submit a question below or visit our Help Centre to speak with our Customer Care Team.
Those who frequently heat style, colour-treat and/or chemically process their hair. Suitable for all hair textures and lengths.
This versatile, fast-absorbing product can be used as a leave-in treatment, an overnight hair oil, or as an intense boost beneath a pre-shampoo treatment (such as Elasticizer Deep-Conditioning Treatment or Bond Builder Restructuring Treatment).
Use every 2-3 washes to restore the hair’s lipid layer. Very dry or damaged hair can use more frequently. If ends feel particularly dry, 1-2 drops can be smoothed through hair after styling. Can also be applied to dry hair and left
overnight, then shampooed out in the morning.
Your hair has an epicuticle which is a complex lipid layer made up of fatty acids and essential oils that coat every strand, acting as a protective ‘glue’ between cuticle scales to form the hair’s own defence system. However, over time, heat-styling, chemical processing, UV light exposure and colour-treating can all degrade the epicuticle, leaving hair vulnerable to dryness, damage and breakage. As well as protecting against damage, this outermost layer also plays a vital role in the health of our hair by providing it with hydrophobicity (water-repelling properties). This is down to the presence of the fatty acid 18-MEA, which helps to prevent the absorption of excessive levels of moisture. Healthy hair is naturally hydrophobic which means it repels water, making it easier to style and manage. Hydrophobicity is important because it minimises the movement of water in and out of the cortex, maintaining hair’s natural hydration balance and flexibility. Yet, the more damaged
hair becomes, the more 18-MEA is lost, and when hair is lacking 18-MEA, strands become increasingly hydrophilic (meaning they absorb too much water from the elements) leading to damage, tangles and frizz.
We're sure you're now asking 'What does this all mean?' Well here's a useful glossary...
Biomimetic: Imitating nature.
Lipid: A group of substances comprising of fatty, greasy, oily and waxy compounds that are insoluble in water.
Hydrophobic: Water repelling.
Hydrophilic: Water attracting.
Lipid Layer (or epicuticle): Protective cushion and 'glue' between cuticle scales. Acts as the hair's first line of defence.
18-methyl eicosanoic acid (18-MEA): A small fatty acid, forming the outermost layer of the lipid layer. Vital for hair health as it provides hair with its hydrophobicity (water-repelling properties).
Virgin hair: Hair that has never been colour-treated or chemically processed
Yes, the product is safe for hair treated with permanent colour. As the formula restores the uppermost layer of the hair, we would advise not using the formulation for the last 2 washes before having hair coloured, or directly after having hair coloured.