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Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Tightly Coiled
What it is:
An essential first step to maintain pH balance and fortify hair against damage caused by washing, drying, and styling.
- Protects hair from moisture loss during cleansing
- Sets hair to natural pH
- Leaves hair frizz-free, smooth, bouncy, and easier to style
If you want to know more...
Aquis products are designed to minimize hygral fatigue: the stretching and swelling of hair when it's wet that makes it prone to damage, breakage, and frizz. With a clean formula that works with hair's natural pH balance and biome, Prime Water Defense PreWash comprises the essential first step in the four-step Aquis Prime Hair system but can also be used alone. Star ingredients include coconut oil, cysteine, keratin, avocado oil, aloe extract, panthenol, and niacin.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
What else you need to know:
Prime Water Defense PreWash is gluten-free and dermatologist and allergist tested.
Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.
Clean at SephoraTM is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
-Prior to showering, mist directly onto dry hair.
-Hold bottle a few inches away from hair and spray evenly throughout.
-Do not rinse.
-Set for at least two minutes (the longer the better) before washing and cleansing hair.
-For best results, follow with steps two, three, and four of the Aquis Prime system.
-Try and spray close to your head and over a bathmat or towel on the floor—PreWash can make your floors slippery.
Water, Amodimethicone, Cetrimonium Chloride, Trideceth-12, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Keratin Amino Acids, Cysteine Amino Acids, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Equisetum Arvense Extract, Macrocystis Pyrifera (Kelp) Extract, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Panthenol, Niacin, Cinnamidopropyltrimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Glycolic Acid, Emulsifying Wax Nf, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance.
About the Brand
Aquis is a Bay Area startup committed to helping restore hair from the inside out with a clean and innovative approach to hair care. Based on the insight that there are ways to keep hair healthy without compromise—by preventing water fatigue (the stretching and swelling that happens when hair is wet), protecting its natural biome, and using safe and gentle yet effective ingredients—Aquis develops products that protect and strengthen, limiting the need to hide damage through styling. For its extremely popular Hair Towels and Hair Turbans, Aquis engineered Aquitex, a breakthrough, proprietary performance fabric. Aligning with Aquis’ core values of helping people reach their potential in regard to their hair and beyond, a portion of proceeds from Aquis Prime will be donated to Code For Fun, an organization that provides tech training for teens so they can become the innovators of tomorrow. Aquis continues to innovate within the hair care category and promote hair confidence for all.
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