A Salon Style Special: Your Guide to the Wonders of Olaplex


Olaplex is a game changer for hairdressers! It encourages you to push the boundaries of colour and helping you achieve a healthy and #hairgoals platinum blonde.

Starting out in a garage in California in 2014, the organic haircare brand developed their much-loved hair products by strengthening it so effortlessly. Through the years, it has grown tremendously to include millions of Olaplex lovers worldwide.

If you’re an Olaplex fan, just like the rest of us here in our HQ, you might remember their original Olaplex dream team of products. From the ground breaking Olaplex N°1 and N°2, used by salon professionals, to the at-home haircare trio Olaplex N°3, N°4, and N°5. They've got shampoos, conditioners, and a treatment system—it's all you could ever want!

This hasn't stopped the organic haircare brand's mission into making sure that your hair is well taken care of. Eventually, Olaplex release their patented bond building technology across not just the N°5 but up to the N°9!

The science behind Olaplex might be complex but using the range doesn't need to be.

The Olaplex System

Olaplex 0 Intensive Bond Building Treatment 

A professional-inspired treatment that primes hair for deeper repair with the highest dose of patented OLAPLEX Technology in any take-home product. It rebuilds hair bonds, strengthens strands, and protects hair integrity.

Use this treatment as the first step in a two-part system with the N°3 Hair Perfector. It's suitable for all hair types, especially for those with visible damage.

Just apply it to clean, dry hair, and fully saturating each section. Comb through to ensure full saturation on your hair from root to tip. Use the two-part system with N°3 once a week for normal hair while those with damaged hair can apply the treatment up to three times a week. 

Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector

The Olaplex N°1 and N°2 are exclusively reserved for the pros to use while we’re in their clever clutches. The 3 Hair Perfector, however, is a take home follow up for us ordinary folk that want extraordinary results and luscious locks—despite everything we put them through.

ICYDK, Olaplex N°3 is not a conditioner but a treatment. It works internally within the hair shaft and should be applied before you shampoo and condition. Apply a generous amount from roots to ends on unwashed hair. You may also apply on wet, damp or dry hair. Comb your fingers through the strands of your hair and leave it on for 10 minutes or more. When you feel like enough repair action has gone on, rinse from hair and continue with your haircare routine.

Olaplex N°4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo

Damaged hair can be super tricky to work with! It can be frustrating to manage piling on different products can cause more stress to your stresses. Don't fret! The N°4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo is super-concentrated science! It cleans without stripping away nutrients from your locks and it is free from sulphate, paraben, nuts, and gluten. This repairing shampoo is designed to bring your hair back up to scratch leaving it softer and more beautiful after each use.

The N°4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo works well with the 3 Hair Perfector and 5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner for an absolute everyday treat for your precious hair.

Olaplex N°5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner

Your hair can be let down by so many external factors. There's exposure to UV rays, heat from styling products and harsh chemicals. The N°5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner will conquer that for you. The third piece of your at-home luxe hair experience will keep your standards high while you let your hair down.

The repairing conditioner also boosts your hair's natural shine and smoothens its strands while keeping your style in check. Apply the Olaplex N°5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner and leave on for three minutes and then rinse. 

Olaplex N°6 Bond Smoother

A highly concentrated 
leave-in smoothing creme that eliminates frizz, hydrates and protects hair. The Olaplex N°6 Bond Smoother is excellent for all hair types, especially coloured and chemically-treated hair.

This hydrating and smoothening creme also works wonders for dry and frizzy mid-lengths. It even works on those strands that are always a little worse for wear than your roots after constant heat styling, brushing. and everything else we put our hair through on a daily basis!

Apply a very small amount to damp or dry hair and concentrating the product on your mid-length to ends. Comb through and style as desired.

Olaplex N°7 Bonding Oil

If tangles, frizz, and flyaways make you crazy, the Olaplex N°7 Bonding Oil will take care of those! The hair oil is a highly concentrated, ultra-lightweight, reparative styling oil that dramatically increases shine, adds softness, and strength strands. It enhances all hair types and textures and offers heat protection up to 230°C. 

Do you want an ultimate powerhouse combo? Mix the N°6 and N°7 together. As a stand alone hair protectant, apply a small amount to damp or dry hair and style as desired. You can use as much as you like depending on hair length and texture. You can also add a few drops of N°6 for incredible shine.

Olaplex N°8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask

If you've ever dealt with the driest (like insanely dry) hair ever, you're in for a much-needed hair treat! The N°8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask is a highly-concentrated reparative mask that adds shine, smoothness, and body to your hair while providing intense moisture to treat your damaged tresses. Your hair will be so visibly healthy, you can skip the styling.

Apply the mask to clean, damp hair to the mid-length to ends and work through with fingers. Leave it on for 10 minutes. Rinse it off fully and style as usual. If you have shoulder-length hair, you can use up to two pumps. For those with even longer and thicker hair can benefit from adding in more product.

You can also create your own haircare routine for severely damaged hair with the N°3 and finish it off with the N°8. 

If your hair is in need of some love, you can guarantee Olaplex has you covered. Pick and choose your fave combo or go all out and get yourself the entire Olaplex Hair Repair System! Your hair will love you for it. We promise!