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 517 Reviews 517 Reviews
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This was something I wanted to try mainly because all the wonderful reviews. I actually just found another product that I love so I decided to try this as a pre shampoo treatment. I will have to try it a few more times because I also used a new shampoo and conditioner. My hair came out super soft and silky but I'm not sure which product is responsible. As far as a smoothing and shine oil I don't think it was anything special. I don't think it's worth the price. It's a nice product but like I said earlier I found another product that I absolutely love that is about half price

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Used a couple of times

I used the sample a few times. I didn't notice anything special or different to my hair. I still have the sample bottle and thought about giving it another shot. I used it as the leave-in conditioner first. This time I'll use it as the pre-shampoo treatment and hope for different results.

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A little goes a looooong way

Caution, oily. Obviously it's an oil, but just a dab can make pretty curls look like 3 day old hair in a blink. Keep it at the ends and rub it through your hands before putting on your hair. Smells good.

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prime

this was a good product as a leave in conditioner because its an oil and makes your hair shine. When I used it as a style product before blow-drying it made my hair oily and made my hair go flat.

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An OK product, but not something I would purchase

I tried this oil both in the shower, followed by shampoo, and after the shower as a leave in before blow drying. It didn't seem to do much for my hair unless it was paired with Kérastase Nutritive Nectar Thermique - Protect. Others liked the scent, however I found it a bit strong. I love the Kérastase Nutritive Nectar Thermique - Protect and think my hair didn't need this extra step.

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Perfection

Love love love! I love hair products, and this is on my wish list now. Try and you will love it too

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Not best for short, styled hair

I liked the way it made my hair feel, but I couldn't really style my hair afterwards....my hair is short and wavy, and this product made it too limp to control. I gave the sample to my daughter who has long hair she styles with a flat iron. I think she will love it!

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No Shine

This product smells great but I was expecting some kind of shine when I applied it on my dry hair and it showed nothing, Not impressed unfortunately

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Eh...it's ok

I got this as a sample and I was a little hesitant to use it. I have curly hair that's dry on the ends, but I've never used an elixir to tame them. I put it on after I had dried my hair straight and flat ironed it. I used 1 pumps and worked it mostly through the ends. It looked pretty good, but where I got it close to my scalp, I got a little oily. I'd definitely recommend it for someone with dry thick wavy or curly hair if you want to blow dry straight.

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Heavily scented

This seemed to work really well when I tried it . . . but the scent is so strong that it gave me a really bad headache. This could be a great option for someone who is not scent sensitive and doesn't ind the price tag. If you are sensitive to strong scents, don't waist your money.

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