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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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Shu Uemura art of hair nourishing oil

Hair oils are not my favorite. They tend to weigh down my hair and leave it greasy. I've started using this one the night before I wash my hair, mainly because it smells so good. It's nothing I would purchase.

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Love this!

I can not wait to purchase it, worked great! it did what it said it would and left my hair looking great

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Nice Hair Oil for dry hair

I have colored treated hair and always in need of extra moisturizing. This oil fit the bill. It added shine and bounce to my hair.

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I love this product. a Little goes a long way and it really nice.
i have naturally curly, frizzy hair. Works amazingly well

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Good consistency

This moisturizing oil has a nice, thick consistency and adds great shine to my head. Nice, discrete scent.

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Oil is oil

I don't see anything impressive about this oil. Oil is oil, I usually use a sheen. It seems to lubricate the scalp.

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this rocks

i love heat oils there the best i straighten my hair and blow dry on the daily def need this in my life!

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AMAZING

I am in love with this hair oil, and the effect it gave to my curly, dry hair. It left my hair so soft, and defined my curls without the frizz.

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Not for me

I didn't like the consistency of the product and how it felt on my hair. I will not be buying.

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