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To repair damaged hair, use this protective oil as a pre-shampoo treatment and follow with SHU UEMURA Art of Hair Cleansing Oil Shampoo.

SHU UEMURA Art of Hair

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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.

How to Use

As a styling aid, apply one pump to your hands (a little goes a long way) and work through hair from mid-shaft to tips. To use as a pre-shampoo treatment, use three to four pumps and comb into dry hair before shampooing. For a conditioning treatment, apply one pump each to four sections of hair from mid-length through ends and massage into scalp. Leave overnight and style normally in the morning.

Cyclopentasiloxane, dimethiconol, camellia kissi/camellia kissi seed oil, ethylhexyl, mehtoxycinnamate, butylphenyl methylpropional, hexyl cinnamal, hydroxycitronellal, parfum/fragrance.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I don't love this as much as I should
Purchased

I think this is a lovely oil- I still like Moroccan Hair oil better and it is far less expensive. I had high hopes for this as I love the brand, but I won't be buying it again. Makes my hair a bit greasy too.

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Love this product!

This worked extremely well and definitely left my hair smooth and silky looking and feeling!

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

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Nice!
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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.

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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.

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

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Great product!

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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