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 487 Reviews 487 Reviews
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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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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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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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The best
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Simply the best hair product I've ever used. It's expensive, but well worth the price. It is great for dry or color-treated hair, and works nicely on wet or dry hair. Smells really good too!

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the best!
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I completely love this oil. It smells wonderful and I think it does a great job of making my hair soft and shiny. It's a little expensive, but a little goes a long way, and the bottle I have has lasted me a while. Highly recommend!

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Love this oil!
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Usually oil makes my hair greasy and unmanageable, this works great! I have naturally curly and some what frizzy hair, but this helps and i love it! I recommend it for every type of hair, my mom likes it too!

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this is my favorite hair oil hands down
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I received this in one of my first birchbox's almost two years ago - I immediately bought a full size and will be purchasing another. A litte goes a long way! I have long thin fine brunette hair - it is very lightweight and gives my hair a silky look. A great product to tame the flyaways. There is nothing like the scent of Shu Uemur - dee-lite-ful!

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Very plain and to the point

I liked that this was high quality oil, but it was really plain with no noticeable scent. I prefer a scent, personally.

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