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WILL I GET THE SAME RESULTS WITH THERMASHAPE AS I DID WITH FREESHAPE? 

Yes, the product performance of all FREESHAPE products remains unchanged. THERMASHAPE (formerly FREESHAPE) is formulated to improve your thermal styling, for heat styles that last until the next wash. 

CAN I USE HEADREMEDY DEEP CLEANSE SHAMPOO ON COLOR-TREATED HAIR?

Yes. It is gentle enough for color-treated hair.

IS CURLUP DESIGNED ONLY FOR CURLY OR WAVY HAIR? CAN IT BE USED TO CURL STRAIGHT HAIR?

The CURLUP product line is designed specifically for naturally wavy or curly hair. However, the THERMASHAPE product line is designed to create curl in straight hair, together with your favorite hot tool. 

ARE ALL KMS PRODUCTS SAFE TO USE ON COLOR-TREATED HAIR?

All KMS products are gentle enough for daily use on color-treated hair. However, COLORVITALITY products are formulated specifically to maintain color vibrancy and prevent color-fade.

DO YOU TEST ON ANIMALS?

No animal testing is used during the development of KMS products and KMS does not commission any animal testing on finished products.

ARE KMS PRODUCTS SAFE TO USE WHILE PREGNANT?

If used in accordance with the usage instructions and as intended, all KMS products are safe to use while pregnant.

WHICH PRODUCTS PROVIDE HEAT PROTECTION?

The following products contain heat protection:

ADDVOLUME Leave-in Conditioner
ADDVOLUME Styling Foam
ADDVOLUME Root and Body Lift
ADDVOLUME Volumizing Spray
ADDVOLUME Liquid Dust
ADDVOLUME Texture Creme
CURLUP Wave Foam
CURLUP Bounce Back Spray
CURLUP Control Creme
TAMEFRIZZ Curl Leave-in Conditioner
TAMEFRIZZ Smoothing Lotion
TAMEFRIZZ De-frizz Oil
THERMASHAPE Quick Blow Dry
THERMASHAPE Straightening Creme
THERMASHAPE Hot Flex Spray
THERMASHAPE 2-in-1 Spray
THERMASHAPE Shaping Blow Dry
HAIRPLAY Molding Paste
HAIRPLAY Messing Creme
HAIRPLAY Liquid Wax
HAIRPLAY Styling Gel
HAIRPLAY Playable Texture
HAIRSTAY Working Hairspray
HAIRSTAY Firm Finishing Hairspray
HAIRSTAY Anti-humidity Seal
MOISTREPAIR Leave-in Conditioner
MOISTREPAIR Revival Creme
MOISTREPAIR Anti-breakage Spray

DO ANY KMS PRODUCTS CONTAIN NUTS OR NUT OILS?

The majority of KMS products do not contain nuts or nut oils. However, the following products contain ingredients derived from nuts: 
 
ADDVOLUME Root & Body Lift
The former product line SILKSHEEN 

DOES KMS OFFER ANY FRAGRANCE-FREE PRODUCTS?

No, there are no fragrance-free products in the KMS assortment.

DID THE FRAGRANCES OF SOME KMS PRODUCTS CHANGE?

Yes, some fragrances were upgraded and modernized to better fit into the overall KMS assortment. The fragrances of the following product lines and products were changed:
 
HAIRSTAY
COLORVITALITY
CURLUP
HEADREMEDY Deep Cleanse Shampoo

WHY DO PARABENS EXIST IN SOME PRODUCTS AND WHAT DO PARABENS DO?

Parabens are preservatives commonly used in a wide range of food, drugs and cosmetics to prevent the growth of potentially harmful bacteria and fungi. They also extend product shelf life.

WHICH KMS PRODUCTS CONTAIN PARABENS? 

Most products are paraben-free. However, the following products contain parabens and are NOT paraben-free:
 
HAIRPLAY Molding Paste
HAIRPLAY Messing Creme
CURL UP Perfecting Lotion

ARE KMS PRODUCTS GLUTEN-FREE I.E. FREE FROM INGREDIENTS DERIVED FROM WHEAT?

Gluten can be present in grains like wheat, barley, rye, spelt or oat. The majority of KMS products does not contain ingredients derived from wheat, barley, rye, spelt or oat, except for the following product line and products:
 
MOISTREPAIR
THERMASHAPE Shaping Blow Dry
ADDVOLUME Styling Foam

IS YOUR PACKAGING RECYCLABLE?

Yes, all of the packaging material KMS uses is recyclable.

ARE KMS PRODUCTS SUITABLE FOR VEGANS?

KMS products are not developed according to vegan policy, but the majority of KMS products does not contain animal derived ingredients.
The following KMS products do contain animal derived ingredients:
 
CURLUP Control Creme
CURLUP Perfecting Lotion
THERMASHAPE Straightening Creme
THERMASHAPE Hot Flex Spray
HAIRPLAY Molding Paste

DO KMS HAIR CARE PRODUCTS EVER EXPIRE?

To indicate the period of safe usage after opening, the majority of products are labeled with a period after opening (PAO) symbol. The PAO symbol looks like an open jar and contains a number and the letter M, which refers to the number of months the product is considered safe to use after opening. For example, 12M means that the product is safe to use for 12 months after first opening.

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE DIFFERENT PRODUCT LINES?

The KMS assortment still includes the product lines: ADDVOLUME, COLORVITALITY, CURLUP, HAIRPLAY, HAIRSTAY, HEADREMEDY, MOISTREPAIR, TAMEFRIZZ and THERMASHAPE. 
However, to make it even easier for you to recreate your salon look at home with our new 3-step regimen, we group our products into START.STYLE.FINISH.:START: Products that let you prime for your perfect style in wet or towel-dried hair.STYLE: Shape, mold, and play with your style – these products are your creative tools.FINISH: Products to perfect your final look with hold and humidity protection for up to 3 days.

DO I HAVE TO STAY IN ONE PRODUCT LINE OR CAN I COMBINE DIFFERENT PRODUCT LINES?

It's up to you. You can either stay in one product line or mix it up with different product lines. With our new 3-step regimen, grouped into START. STYLE. FINISH. it is even easier for you to find your perfect style equation. 

HAS INSIDE OUT PERFECTING SYSTEM (IOPS) GONE AWAY?

The Inside Out Perfecting System (IOPS) has been evolved to the next level and is now integrated to work seamlessly together with the technologies of the other parts of KMS to perfectly complement START. STYLE. FINISH. The result is TRIfinity technology that holistically reflects what happens per single step of START. STYLE. FINISH. to give you an unlimited amount of creative and durable style possibilities within just 3 easy steps.

WHAT IS TRIFINITY TECHNOLGY?

TRIfinity technology was developed to complement START. STYLE. FINISH. in every style you create. All KMS products are multi - compatible: they work best when used as a 3-step regimen together, and each step benefits the end style. START products contain the AHA Structure Complex, so STYLE products can adhere evenly. STYLE products contain Innovative Shaping Blends, so each formula is unique to the style you want to achieve. FINISH products contain Flexible Sealing Compounds to prolong the effect of styling products and provide up to 3-day hold and humidity protection.

HOW CAN I OBTAIN THE BEST STYLE RESULTS?

All KMS products are multi-compatible, meaning they work best when used as a 3-step regimen together. START products prime for STYLE products by improving the outside and the inside of the hair. STYLE products are individually formulated to ensure you can easily create the style you want. And FINISH products help to prolong the effect of STYLE products, with up to 3 day hold and humidity protection, for a natural-looking style that lasts. 

HOW DO I USE KMS PRODUCTS?

Using KMS products is easy. Please read the instructions provided on each product bottle or visit the product pages on our website.

CAN KMS PRODUCTS BE USED ON ALL HAIR TYPES?

KMS products are suitable for all hair types. Thanks to our diverse range of products and different product lines, it’s easy to find products that match your specific style needs.

I CAN’T FIND MY PRODUCT ANYMORE; CAN YOU RECOMMEND WHICH ONE TO USE INSTEAD?

Maybe your product is still part of the assortment, but just has a new name:

ADDVOLUME Body Build Detangler              →  ADDVOLUME Leave-in Conditioner

HAIRSTAY Clarify Shampoo                            →  HEADREMEDY Deep Cleanse Shampoo

FREESHAPE 2-in-1 Styling + Finishing          →  THERMASHAPE 2-in-1 Spray

FREESHAPE Hot Flex Creme                          →  THERMASHAPE Straightening Creme

HAIRPLAY Gel Wax                                          →  HAIRPLAY Liquid Wax

HAIRSTAY Styling Gel                                     →  HAIRPLAY Styling Gel

HAIRSTAY Medium Hold Spray                     →  HAIRSTAY Working Hairspray

HAIRSTAY Maximum Hold Spray                  →  HAIRSTAY Firm Finishing Hairspray


If your product has been discontinued, please find a substitute in the following list:

 HAIRSTAY Style Boost                                   →  THERMASHAPE Shaping Blow Dry

HAIRSTAY Dry Xtreme Hairspray                 →  HAIRSTAY Firm Finishing Hairspray

HAIRPLAY Texture Shampoo                        →  ADDVOLUME Shampoo

HAIRPLAY Dry Touch-up                              →  HAIRSTAY Anti-humidity Seal

HAIRPLAY Clay Creme                                  → HAIRPLAY Messing Creme

FREESHAPE Shampoo                                   →  TAMEFRIZZ Shampoo

FREESHAPE Conditioner                             →  TAMEFRIZZ Conditioner

TAMEFRIZZ Taming Creme                         →  TAMEFRIZZ Smoothing Lotion

COLORVITALITY Blonde Treatment         →  COLORVITALITY Blonde Conditioner

CURLUP Shampoo                                         →  MOISTREPAIR Shampoo or TAMEFRIZZ Shampoo

CURLUP Conditioner                                   →  MOISTREPAIR Conditioner or TAMEFRIZZ Conditioner

SILKSHEEN Shampoo                                  →  TAMEFRIZZ Shampoo

SILKSHEEN Conditioner                             →  TAMEFRIZZ Conditioner

SILKSHEEN Leave-in Conditioner             →  MOISTREPAIR Leave-in Conditioner

MOISTREPAIR Therapy Treatment             →  TAMEFRIZZ Smoothing Reconstructor

HEADREMEDY Sensitive Shampoo             →  MOISTREPAIR Cleansing Conditioner

DID THE HAIRSPRAYS CHANGE?

Yes, HAIRSTAY Medium Hold Spray (now HAIRPLAY Working Hairspray) and HAIRSTAY Maximum Hold Spray (now HAIRPLAY Firm Finishing Spray) have been reworked to guarantee even better product performance. They feature a new spray pattern and spray system for a performance that is less wet and more modern. The sprayers have been improved to ensure easy and accurate application. 

WHAT IS DIFFERENT ABOUT THE COLORVITALITY PRODUCT LINE?

New to the line is COLORVITALITY Blonde Conditioner, especially created to repair damage of lightened, highlighted, natural blonde, gray or white hair. Also, the formulas of COLORVITALITY and COLORVITALITY Blonde Shampoo have been reworked to provide highly effective, yet gentle, cleansing. The new formula allows quicker detangling and provides more control.

purchase

HOW MUCH DO KMS PRODUCTS COST?

To find out about prices and promotions in your area, please go to the Contact Us section or visit your nearest KMS salon.

WHERE CAN I BUY KMS PRODUCTS?

Use the Salon Finder tool,  to find salons and stores that carry KMS products near you.

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