Learn everything you need to know about Olaplex 6 bond smoother in these Olaplex 6 reviews. I’ve also included Olaplex 6 before and after images. Find out if Olaplex 6 is worth it in this detailed Olaplex 6 review.
There is also a section on Olaplex 3 v 6 as that is my most asked question. You’ll find all my thoughts on Olaplex 3 and 6 below.
I originally wrote this Olaplex 6 review in 2020 when I first started using Olaplex 6 on my curly hair. I have updated this Olaplex 6 review over the years to answer all your Olaplex 6 questions.
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I have tried the entire Olaplex line and love every product that I have tried. Olaplex products feature first-of-their-kind, patented, bond-building technology, which relinks the broken disulfide bonds caused by chemical, thermal, and mechanical damage to the hair. This formula is made to work with every hair type, providing real repair to the hair structure that works from within.
My Olaplex 6 Reviews
Olaplex is an award winning professional hair care brand that has an assortment of hero products to repair damaged and broken bonds in your hair.
What does Olaplex 6 do to your hair?
The patented active chemistry in Olaplex haircare works on a tiny molecular level to repair damage that has been caused by chemical, thermal, and mechanical damage. The Olaplex products are little bottles of magic that actually produce very noticeable results, even after one wash using the Olaplex hair perfector, Olaplex bond smoother and Olaplex bonding oil.
You can also see my Olaplex 6 before and after images below so you can see the clear difference after one wash. When my hair feels good, I feel good, so having hair products that work is so important for me.
I love right after using Olaplex hair perfector, Olaplex bond smoother and Olaplex bonding oil, when my hair is so bouncy, shiny and full. Using Olaplex and the results makes me so happy! I also love the smell of Olaplex – just like a salon treatment!
I get lots of questions on Olaplex and wanted to address some Olaplex myths out there. You can find out 6 Olaplex myths that you need to know here.
In my Olaplex 6 reviews, I will:
- describe Olaplex 6
- tell you about my Olaplex 6 results
- let you know how to use Olaplex 6
- give my opinion on if Olaplex 6 is worth it
- show you my Olaplex 6 before and after pictures
If you are wondering about Olaplex 3 vs 6 or even the difference between Olaplex 3 and 6, then I have a guide that you can download for free above that will tell you everything you need to know in minutes. In the free guide, I go through Olaplex 3 vs 6, Olaplex 3 vs 8 and the differences between Olaplex 6 and 7. Olaplex has a lot of products so deciding between products such as Olaplex 3 vs 8 can be a little confusing.
Olaplex 6 Bond Smoother Review
Olaplex No 6 Bond Smoother is a leave-in reparative styling cream that you use after washing your hair. The creamy Olaplex styling product protects all hair types including colored and chemically treated hair.
Olaplex 6 packs MANY benefits including strengthens, hydrates, moisturizes, and speeds up blow-dry times. Olaplex Bond Smoother is also great for smoothing and eliminating frizz and flyaways for up to 72 hours. Olaplex 6 is very light, creamy and only a little of Olaplex Bond Smoother is needed for results. You can see my Olaplex 6 before and after pictures below.
How to use Olaplex 6
If you are wondering how to use Olaplex 6, then it is so simple and quick to use Olaplex 6.
Apply a very small amount of Olaplex 6 Bond Smoother to your hair from mid-length to ends & comb through with your fingers/a comb.
I just need a little bit of Olaplex 6 Bond Smoother to hold my curls in place until the next wash.
I put a small pump of Olaplex 6 in my hand and rub between my hands to spread evenly throughout my hair. I do use an additional curly hair product in addition to Olaplex 6 in order to really hold my curls.
The Olaplex 6 results speak for themselves in my Olaplex 6 before and after images below.
When to use Olaplex 6 Bond Smoother
Apply Olaplex 6 Bond Smoother AFTER you wash your hair as a styling product.
Olaplex 6 Bond Smoother lasts up to 72 hours so I only use Olaplex 6 after washing my hair. You can also use Olaplex 6 on dry hair as a top up between washes.
Olaplex 6 is definitely a product that is worth it for really strengthening hair and repairing any damage. Olaplex 3 and 6 both smell amazing. Olaplex 6 is an amazing Olaplex styling product and as you can see, the Olaplex 6 before and after photos, below, really show it.
Olaplex before and after photos
These photos are Olaplex 3 before and after, Olaplex 6 before and after photos and Olaplex 7 before and after photos. I used all 3 products on this day.
One of my most popular questions relating to this Olaplex review is:
Which is better Olaplex no 3 vs 6 or should you invest in both Olaplex 3 and 6?
If you are only buying one product, I would buy Olaplex 3.
The results from Olaplex Hair Perfector are amazing. Olaplex No 6 is also a really great product as you can tell from my Olaplex 6 review, however, I always see most results from hair treatments.
If you are wondering about Olaplex 3 or 6, then pick Olaplex 3. If you love the results, treat yourself to Olaplex 6 at a later point if you only want to buy one Olaplex product now. The Olaplex products work amazingly as a system, however, Olaplex 3 will definitely show you results if used on its own.
When deciding whether to buy Olaplex No 3 or No 6, it is important to note that Olaplex 3 is used before you wash your hair as a treatment. Olaplex 6 is used after you wash your hair and you leave it on like a styling product. Olaplex 6 protects your hair after you wash it, whereas Olaplex 3 really repairs the hair before washing. As you can see Olaplex 3 and 6 are both very helpful.
For best results, you can use both Olaplex No 3 and No 6 together. If you are choosing between Olaplex 3 or 6, go with Olaplex 3 to really repair damage prior to washing.
In summary, if you are looking into which to buy Olaplex 3 or 6 – go with Olaplex 3 first!
For more in depth detail about Olaplex 3 vs 6 or even the difference between Olaplex 3 and 6, then I have a guide (that you can download for free above), that will tell you everything you need to know in minutes. In the free guide, I go through Olaplex 3 vs 6, Olaplex 3 vs 8 and the differences between Olaplex 6 and 7. Olaplex has a lot of products so deciding between products such as Olaplex 3 vs 6, can be a little confusing. See above for the link to this free guide.
I get lots of questions on Olaplex and wanted to address some Olaplex myths out there. You can find out 6 Olaplex myths that you need to know here. One of the Olaplex myths relates to Olaplex 3 in particular.
You can buy Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector here to say goodbye to damaged and dry hair.
Can you use Olaplex 3 and 6 together?
Yes, you can use Olaplex 3 and 6 together. if you are interested in buying both Olaplex 3 and 6 – go for it! Olaplex is definitely worth it. If you are wondering whether to invest in Olaplex No 3 vs No 6, I definitely would go with Olaplex 3 as a starting point to deeply repair your hair. A reparative styling creme can only do so much.
For Olaplex 3 vs 6, see my free guide above where I go through everything in detail on whether you should buy Olaplex 3 vs 6.
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Summary of my Olaplex 6 Reviews:
I recommend treating yourself to Olaplex 6 as I loved Olaplex products and am still loving the results.
My sister introduced Olaplex to me 3 years ago when she asked for the Olaplex range as her Christmas gift. She also gives raving Olaplex reviews. She has blonde highlights and this is a product that has also worked wonders for her.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I buy Olaplex 6?
I have linked the products throughout this post & above.
Is Olaplex 6 worth it?
Yes, I believe Olaplex 6 is worth it. Taking care of your hair is worth every penny and Olaplex 6 is a high performing product which brings me healthy & repaired hair. Think of how you feel when your hair is looking damaged, dry and a little sad. Now, think of how you feel when your hair is bouncy, full of life & just washed.
To me, the results from Olaplex 6 hair care is worth it. Buying Olaplex to use at home is also far cheaper than going to the salon for a treatment.
Who can use Olaplex 6?
Olaplex is for all hair types. We all have hair bonds no matter the length, color or style of our hair. Olaplex products act to repair these bonds and treat damaged hair. Olaplex 6 works great on colored hair and also natural hair. I have lots of detail on how Olaplex works in this blog post – 6 Olaplex myths that you need to know.
Is Olaplex 6 for use at home?
Yes. Salons around the world use Olaplex 6 on clients. Olaplex products are easy and safe to use at home. See above linked Olaplex reviews of each product for directions on how to use each Olaplex product at home.
Is Olaplex 6 clean, vegan & cruelty free?
YES! Olaplex 6 has the Clean at Sephora stamp which means that there are none of the nasty fillers in Olaplex products. This is so important for your hair! Olaplex 6 is vegan, sulfate free, paraben free, gluten free, nut free, phosphate free and phthalte free.
Hope you enjoyed my Olaplex 6 reviews. I initially wrote this blog post in 2020 and keep updating it as it is so popular. Any questions, please let me know via my Instagram or send me an email!
Thank you to Olaplex for gifting me Olaplex products. I have since bought many and truly believe in Olaplex results.