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 474 Reviews 474 Reviews
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 Star
249
4 Star
125
3 Star
70
2 Star
21
1 Star
9
my profile
people who
purchased
sampled
Hair type
Thick
Fine
Straight
Wavy
Curly
Frizzy
Kinky
Dry
Normal
Oily
Hair color
Brown
Blonde
Black
White or gray
Red
Other
Age
17 & under
18-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55 & over
Apply
oil

great, non greasy, not very much in the bottle and is really hard to open but otherwise great.

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Nice!
Sampled

Not too greasy for me which I was afraid of with thin hair. Just made sure to apply to the ends and it was great.

4
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Dislike Oils

I'm really not a huge fan of oils. My hair is very fine so products like these tend to wear my hair down.

2
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
:)

Always searching for a fantastic hair serum/repair oil! Thanks Birchbox! You are the best!

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Great product!

I have very fine hair and this product did not make it greasy or weigh it down like some other products

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Great scent, a bit heavy

This hair oil smells amazing- rich and floral. It did detangle my hair nicely, but I noticed I was a bit greasy that day. I prefer a lighter oil, but this would be great for coarse or thick hair.

4
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Didn't do much for my hair

I was excited to receive a hair oil in my box as I have a slight obsession with hair products, but I was underwhelmed with this. It did make my hair shiny but not for very long and didn't do much else.

3
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Very soft.

This oil left my hair very soft & smooth, and not oily at all. Which is what you might expect from a hair oil. Most likely will purchase.

4
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Okay...

It made my hair super greasey - just wasn't good for my hair type

1
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
Most EFFECTIVE,SMELLS AWESOME

I love, LOVE, L O V E this oil! It does it's job without weighing down my hair! Not to mention it smells DIVINE! WILL FOREVER BUY THIS! THANK YOU BIRCHBOX! Another glam slam!

5
Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No   Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No