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Shu Uemura Art of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil

Stylist Jeff Chastain calls this multitasking hair oil liquid gold—and we can see why. The luxurious elixir protects and hydrates, whether you’'re using it as a styling tool, pre-shampoo treatment, or leave-in conditioner. It disappears into hair to leave it soft and sleek: Even without heat styling, you’'ll look immediately more polished. The luxurious, nourishing oil coats dry strands, taming down frizz and flyaways to leave them silky. Antioxidant-packed camellia oil protects and hydrates.

Shu Uemura Art of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil
4.2 out of 5 stars, based on 489 Reviews 489 Reviews
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Holy grail of hair oils
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I will never use another hair oil again. It’s the only one of the many I’ve tried that makes my hair look sleek, glossy and polished without weighing it down or making it greasy. I think the lightweight formula is to thank for that. It also smells really nice. I’m in love!

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Best hair serum
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It's lite weight, non greasy, smells good, smooths fly sways and brings shine to your hair. I will never buy another hair oil.

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As a Leave-in Conditioner

Living in the central southern United States, hot and sweaty describes most months. This requires frequent shampooing. As I color my hair, being over 40, I must deal with dry ends. I have found this conditioner to not only condition the ends of my hair well, but maintain a lightness that leaves my hair natural looking. A very little goes a long way. After application I am able to style my hair with curl/body that lasts. . . . or not. Looks great as a pony tail. And I love the fragrance. It is worth the price for working and it lasted quite awhile. I will order when I am out.

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SMELLS AMAZING
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I'm Obsessed. it's so Lightweight. I use it everyday.

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Love But Overpriced

I love this product, but seriously overpriced. I also tried the conditioner, but the two together weighed my hair down.

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Great product!

I loved the way my hair felt and looked after using this product. Easy to use, smells nice. I have curly hair that tends to be on the frizzy side - this product definitely helped!

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Perfect Hair Oil For Fine Hair
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I cannot say enough good things about this hair oil. It truly penetrates the strand and has seemed to improve the texture of my hair after using it for roughly a month. Moreover, it smells amazing and is lightweight enough for fine hair. What I like best about it is that this oil is truly versatile. It works great as heat protectant or primer when I blow dry my hair smooth, or to prevent frizz in my curls when I let it air dry. It also works well to smooth fly-aways when my hair is dry. This is truly a phenomenal product and likely analogous to a gateway drug for the rest of Shu's art of hair line!

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Soft locks
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This oil made my hair feel nice and soft and full of moisture

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Makes hair feel silky smooth!
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This product is so awesome and makes my dry hair feel and looks awesome! I have never used a product like this for me hair and I do not know what took me so long!

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exactly what I needed
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Perfect moisturizing oil. Not too heavy, but provides enough nourishment for very dry hair. I like to use it when my hair is wet, but can style after blow-dry, too.

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