SHU UEMURA Art of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil

Stylist Jeff Chastain calls this multitasking hair oil liquid gold, which is a pretty accurate description. 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.

SHU UEMURA Art of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil
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SHU light up my life
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I love straight, shiny hair. Too bad my hair doesn't like straight, shiny hair. It's the opposite. Kinky and dull, like a Kardashian. But SHU UEMURA lived up to it's promise to tame the locks, leaving it soft and sleek and the smell makes you believe that you just left the salon. So my hair and I are friends now. Which is good because it was leaving some seriously nasty message on my Facebook.

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Transformed my hair!

This oil has completely transformed my hair! My hair is super fine and has oily roots and dry ends. I thought this would weigh my hair down but it has the perfect lightness to it. I put one drop on my ends and whatever is left on my fingers I use to smooth flyaways around my face. It is totally worth the steep price because you use such a small amount a day.

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Love love love!!!!!
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I had a moment of self doubt before this oil came to my house: so expensive!!! But, wow! I am impressed!!!! This will last a long, long time, and no other oil has ever been so good to my hair!!! If you have it in your budget, buy it!!! Well worth it! Like an at home hair genie!!!!

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Yummy!
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How can a bottle of oil smell so yummy! Yet you won't feel that you are putting food in your hair (which is something I'd hate). Upon application, it does not feel greasy, as if everything was absorbed by your hair right away. It makes me hair smell great, shiny, and with my curling iron set on 420F, this helps to protect! This is my first Shu Uemura hair treatment product and I love it!

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Holy amazingness.
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I bought this product after reading a story about it on Birchbox.com. I had been debating getting a keratin treatment but couldn't commit to it after hearing conflicting stories about if it is good or not. So I thought I would give this protective oil a try. It has already made my hair so silky and even less oily after just a few uses. I am so excited to see what it can do over time! It is totally worth the cost because it will definitely last a long time. I would recommend it to anyone who's hair has been damaged from colors and treatments like mine!

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Worth the $$$
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My hair has been highlighted and bleached for YEARS. Not to mention years of blow-drying and straightening. However, I've switched over to a no-heat styling method recently, and this product has saved me. I run it thorough my hair when it is still damp and let it air dry. It makes my damaged ends feel silky smooth and my hair is much more manageable. It's a lot of $$, but I will buy this again when I run out.

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OMG Love!!!
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So I have been searching for my holy grail hair product... To say the least I have found it! It's light enough to use with wet and dry hair, without leaving my hair like a grease ball. It makes all the difference to my dry, heat damaged, frizzy hair. My new love. I know its pricey but this will last you forever.

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Makes my hair feel like butter!
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I love this product! I have coarse, thick, color-treated hair and this oil makes my hair feel super soft. It also smells amazing! It's expensive but worth the money.

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Okay

My hair is not supper dry so I don't notice a big difference with the product n my hair. It does tame fly always when I pull up my hair, so it gets three stars

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LOVE

I absolutely love this oil. I am currently transitioning from relaxed to natural. Over spring break I decided to straighten my hair and I used this oil and a little bit of my daily moisturizer. My hair loved this product, it was soft, shiny, straight, and looked so healthy! My hair is thin and if I use too much product my hair looks greasy, this product didn't make it look like greasy at all. LOVE.

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