Kérastase Elixir Ultime - Prime

It took us a while to hop on the hair oil bandwagon, and man oh man were we missing out. This lightweight elixir is fortified with a unique combo of four essential oils (camellia, argan, maize, and pracaxi) to leave strands super shiny and manageable——whether your hair is curly, straight, or in between. The pump dispenser allows for mess-proof applications, and we love how the weightless formula isn'’t sticky. Plus, we can use it as a pre-shampoo treatment or leave-in conditioner. What more can a girl ask for?

Kérastase Elixir Ultime - Prime
4.4 out of 5 stars, based on 612 Reviews 612 Reviews
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This product works ok for smoothing out frizz, but I think Moroccan oil works much better - not planning to purchase this one...

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I tried the product included in the BB. I have long curly hair, so the sample was enough for one use, but honestly I think that I would need more than was included to get the full effect. It was okay. I didn't see any major improvement after using it. I have dry curly hair, and this just didn't do the trick for me.

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Smells icky, doesn't work
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I usually use Moroccan Oil for my extra dry wavy hair and honestly, this didn't even come close. My hair was still extra frizzy even after adding twice the recommended amount. I do, however, live in CO and we have little to no moisture in the air which could have contributed.

But honestly, that wasn't the deal breaker. It smelled awful and chemically, even my boyfriend noticed and asked if I had burned my hair with a flatiron. I tried this, I really did, and I really wanted to like it, but it just didn't work.

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Eh......
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I was really excited to try the Kerastase line and I really WANTED to like it...However, I just was not impressed. I've used Biosilk and Alterna Bamboo Oil on a regular basis, and I can honestly say, I will stick to my Biosilk.

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So So
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It is not any better or worse than other products I own.

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another hair oil

If you like products that contain the hair smoothing silicones, you'll definitely like this too. I just wasn't impressed with it in confront with the other ones I've tried. Keep in mind I also have fine, longer straight hair and don't like for it to be super straight and flat.

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I found that the product irritated my scalp. I...
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I found that the product irritated my scalp. I would choose an Argan Oil product over this because it has similar effects. The product smelt nice though. Would consider using a Kerastase product that was more tailored to my sensitive skin.

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Love the product, not the price

I love this stuff, but $56? Really? C'mon. I'm really tired of how high some of the prices are for simple hair products.

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Versatile but not effective

I liked that his product had so many different uses but after using it- didn't feel that it was that effective. I also didn't love the scent- it was bad, just not the most pleasant. I've used other similar products that are much more effective

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Ehhh

This is why I love BB - good sized samples so I can try out really expensive products before I buy them.
And I'm glad I did. This hair oil - and maybe hair oil in general - just isn't for my fine, curly hair. It felt greasy and made it look shiny - which to me, looks unwashed. It might work great for you, but me? not so much.

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