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
4.3 out of 5 stars, based on 321 Reviews 321 Reviews
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Perfect for stressed hair

My hair is long, thick, wavy, and tends to be dry after spending hours outdoors in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. I applied this oil in the morning and my hair stayed shiny, soft, and lovely all day without getting heavy or sticky.

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Not for fine hair
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I think my hair is too fine for this product. Just weighed my hair down and made it feel too oily.

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Smells Great!

This oil is the best smelling that I have ever used. It is subtle and yummy! My hair is very thick and frizzy and it maintained it very well. I would have given it five stars, but seems a bit expensive. While it does smell and work good, don't know that it is actual "liquid gold."

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Great for dry hair

This product is great for dry hair. I have dry ends from blow drying and straightening my hair often. This makes my hair smooth and silky all the way through. It smells great, too. I use it as a leave in conditioner, before I blow dry, or after I finish styling for flyaways.

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love it

I love this product! It's light and not greasy feeling. I have thick, dry, somewhat frizzy hair and it really made my hair smooth and less frizzy looking. I'd buy this oil. :)

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Great Product

My hair is very dry. I used small amounts on the roots then used the curling iron. Each time the curls looks smooth and frizz free. I will definitely continue to use this product.

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Good- but I like the "K" stuff better
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Don't get me wrong- this is great- leaves my hair very soft and shiny BUT I like the "K" brand better. I have curly hair- and the other stuff really sticks to the curls and keeps them "bouncy" for days. I was just expecting this to be AMAZING- and it's not, but it's really good. I do think I use 1-2 large pumps for longer hair- so it prob won't last me as long as others say it will.

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This stuff works

I have colored my hair for years and it tends to run a little on the dry side. Split ends have also been a problem for me. A little bit of this stuff goes a long way to smooth out my ends and add some much needed shine. The only thing I'm not crazy about is the scent.

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Love this Stuff
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If I could only have one styling product for the rest of my life, I would choose this oil. I have relaxed hair and this gets the job done in spades. I never want to be without it again.

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Makes hair shinier, smells great
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Let me start by saying that I have short blond hair. I wanted a way to make my locks look sleek, so I decided to try the Shu Uemura Protective Oil. The first time I used it, I put two pumps on - big mistake for my slightly oily hair as it made my hair look shiny, but greasy. The next time I only used half of a pump and I was happy with the results. Helps calm frizz, definitely makes hair shiny and I love the smell. Seems like it will last a long time, so good for the price.

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