Are Silicones Used in Olaplex?

Olaplex is a bond-rebuilding serum that does not include silicon and can be used before, during, and after chemical procedures to link damaged bonds and restore their integrity. With only one single active component, this chemistry repairs damaged and broken disulfide bonds and leaves hair stronger than before. Hair damage occurs when these bonds are broken.

After performing chemical treatments such as hair colour and highlights on our client’s hair who have struggled with hair breakage and damage on their hair. This was upsetting and distressing for them, as it is for many women, until we discovered this proven technology that is tried-and-true. It repaired all of the damage and broken bonds that had been done to the chemical treated hair and it truly worked like a miracle.

Olaplex is a molecular-level treatment that works to protect the hair from the inside out, boost its strength, and provide visible results instantly. It is acceptable and good for all kinds of hair, including curly, straight, and everything in between.

You will be able to acquire a lot of useful information about this proven and tested technology with the aid of this guide. In addition to this, it serves as an excellent launching pad for your Olaplex hair adventure.

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What Does Olaplex Do

The unique patented technology for repairing broken and damaged bonds on a molecular level of the hair. The following are the three primary advantages that Olaplex provides to hair breakage or damaged:

  • Prevents further breakage and damage to the hair follicles (protective treatment)
  • Restores hair elasticity and increases its tensile strength
  • Rejuvenate and revitalizes as well as repairing broken bonds of the hair (Repair treatment)

There are three parts to the Olaplex system. They are bond multiplier, bond perfector, and hair perfector.

Does Olaplex Cause Hair Damage?

Most individuals are worried about using Olaplex often and if it has any negative effects. We want to reassure you that the Olaplex products are safe to use based on our experience.

You must consider using it in your hair regimen since it is a beneficial and effective hair repairing treatment. If you have problems with weakness, breakage, damage, dryness and brittleness, this is the product for you.

Olaplex was specially created to rebuild, restore, and repair damaged hair. No matter how often you use the product, your hair won’t be harmed. According to other users, frequent use of Olaplex will lengthen the time needed for any negative effects to manifest. The formula addresses hair damages. It has no negative effects.

Is Olaplex 3 Silicone-Free?

Olaplex 3 is silicone-free and devoid of silicones. Except for Olaplex 6 and 7, none other olaplex products contain silicones. Olaplex 6 and 7 contain premium silicones designed to combat frizz. They are, however, devoid of other harmful ingredients, including parabens, sulfates, phthalates and gluten. Additionally, they are cruelty-free and vegan.

How to Choose the Correct Olaplex Number

As mentioned earlier, Olaplex is a 3-step hair repairing system with various levels and every level with its unique performance and features.

Olaplex 0

The first stop on the voyage is No 0, which serves as a primer to the restoration procedure. It is a good starting point for all types of hair since it is formulated to strengthen and repair the hair. The bond builder ideally primes the hair for the following treatment of Olaplex’s optimal absorption. It is formulated to make Olaplex No. 3 treatment more effective and intensify. Olaplex No. 0 Bond Builder is meant for repairing damage to the hair caused by environment, chemicals, mechanical stress, and heat.


Olaplex No 1

It is a bond multiplier and is only meant for professional usage in salons. Olaplex No. 1 is designed to lessen the harsh impacts of any colour or highlights services. If you are those who visit the salon frequently to change the colour of your hair, you may use it as a stand-alone treatment or mix it with the hair dye before applying it to your hair.

Olaplex No 2

It is a bonding perfector that is also only appropriate for professional usage. As soon as the dye has been rinsed off, Olaplex No. 2 is applied to the hair. It maintains the hair lustrous and in good condition. It is the ideal follow up usage.

Olaplex No 3

It is advised to apply this hair perfector once each week. For optimal results, use it before using the shampoo and conditioner. Apply a decent quantity to wet hair, comb it through uniformly and thoroughly, and then give it time to let it sit in the hair for around 30 minutes. Recently in the news, there are some concerns over Olaplex No. 3’s having lilial as part of the ingredient.

The lilial is actually an ingredient used for fragrance which was prohibited for cosmetic usage in the EU because of potential fertility risks and safety concerns in Mar 2022. This harmful ingredient, albeit present in one product, is not an alarming cause and this is Olaplex’s international bestseller. If you have No. 0, you should add this to your product as your hair will significantly improve if you use Olaplex No. 0 and 3 in conjunction 1-3 times a week. Silicones are not present.

Olaplex No 4

OLAPLEX No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo 250ml

The best shampoo to use in your hair routine if you still don’t have any other shampoo is Olaplex No 4. Besides being a strengthening and moisturizing shampoo, it is also a bond maintenance shampoo that enhances the hair with each wash. It is a bond maintenance shampoo that is hydrating, highly reparative and leaves the hair manageable, lustrous, and healthy.

All hair types may use it since it is cruelty-free and formulated to prevent hair breakage. Before moving on to No. 5, begin with No. 4 to give your hair a gentle wash from the shampoo. Some of our clients have frizzy hair and after using Olaplex No. 4 for a few washes, there were noticeable improvements. The shampoo is silicone-free and devoid of any harmful ingredients.

Olaplex No 4-P

This shampoo is enriched with the Olaplex’s original bond builder system and also comes with the bond enhancer and toner. It is a purple shampoo with a high concentration that repairs damaged hair, cleanse and tones. From the roots to the ends, it maintains the locks moisturized. The formulation acts on brittle and dry hair and results in healthy, soft and silky strands. It simultaneously strengthens the hair and makes it easier to handle and manageable. To increase brightness and reduce brassiness, it produces a thick lather on the hair for good evenness.

It has been proven that this product will enable the hair to be three times brighter as compared with the other purple shampoo. It lacks harmful and harsh ingredients, including silicones, parabens, phosphates, sulfates, phthalates, and gluten. It is also cruelty-free and vegan, which makes it very outstanding.

Olaplex No 5

OLAPLEX No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner 250ml xxxxx

Conditioning your hair after washing and shampooing is crucial. Some conditioners will make the hair look heavy; however, the No5 Olaplex conditioner does not have this drawback. By providing moisture to the hair, the lightweight conditioner will also complement and enhance the function of No. 4 and leaves hair lustrous and healthy.

The conditioning formulation is very hydrating and reparative in repairing and safeguarding the damaged hair. The last stage in the process of hydrating and smoothing the hair is the bond maintenance conditioner. Additionally, it is devoid of harmful substances like silicones.

Olaplex 6

OLAPLEX No.6 Bond Smoother 100ml

Once you get out of the shower, you still have to take care of your hair. A leave-in smoothing lotion and cream called Olaplex No. 6 is formulated to eliminate frizz and moisturize chemically treated hair. All forms of damaged hair are moisturized, strengthened, smoothened, and protected by the reparative styling lotion or cream. It contains silicone and is cruelty-free. However, the silicones are formulated to help smoothen the hair and lessen frizz.

Olaplex No 7

This bonding oil is weightless, reparative, and highly concentrated. The oil restores your hair’s vibrancy, smoothness, softness and shine without weighing it down or leaving a greasy film behind. Olaplex No. 7 rebuilds the bonds and strengthens the hair breakage or damage that is caused by the chemical treatments such as hair colouring or highlights. Additionally, it provides heat protection and restores weak and damaged hair. It also has high quality silicones in it.

You may also combine the two Nos. 6 and 7 to create a beauty cocktail and apply it to your hair all at once. The best protection against frizz, flyaways, and unmanageable hair are to follow these two measures.

Olaplex No 8

This is an addition to the Olaplex process. This bond intense colour mask is also a 4 in 1 restorative mask uniquely designed with the Olaplex bond building technology. It gives the hair more body, moisture, luster, smoothness and shine. It is the perfect remedy for damaged hair. The recipe is safe for everyday use since it doesn’t contain harmful ingredients like phosphates, sulfates or phthalates.

Olaplex No 9

The most recent addition to the Olaplex system is the Olaplex bond protector nourishing hair serum. It is a silicone-free, weightless serum that protects hair from heat and pollution, which may cause breakage, tangles and static. The strong antioxidants shield the hair from any damage by neutralizing free radicals at the same time giving the hair protection from any environment pollution. The ingredient includes red algae extract, which bonds with damp hair to repel contaminants by forming an invisible shield. This anti-damage serum protects the hair for up to 48 hours.


Every woman’s hair care routine should contain Olaplex which is a highly safe and non-harmful product. If you have compromised and damaged hair, this is one product you should start thinking about. Its unique and special formulation has a protective and reparative function that will repair your damaged hair and make it healthier than before.

Olaplex may also be used to strengthen and maintain the health of virgin hair. Even if hair damage is not your concern at all, you may still use this solution to shield your hair from damaging elements like heat, UV radiation, and pollution.


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Here at Hera Hair Beauty salons, we have certified, experienced, highly skilled international hairdressers ready to expertly guide you through every step of your Olaplex treatment journey.

When you come for your first Olaplex appointment, it will begin with a thorough consultation which includes a hair assessment and our hair professionals provide analysis is to ensure that the right Olaplex treatment is chosen for your hair type as well as your lifestyle.

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