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Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo

Sebastian

Penetraitt Shampoo

Item 2273988

Size:33.8 oz

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The Penetraitt system strengthens stressed hair against damage due to chemical treatments, heat damage and environmental elements. This system helps reduce breakage and removes impurities leaving hair clean, soft and bouncy. Color safe.

Massage into wet hair to activate the rich lather, rinse thoroughly. Repeat if necessary. Follow with Penetraitt Conditioner.
Water, Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate, Ammonium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamide MEA, Glycol Distearate, Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Fragrance, Polyquaternium-10, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium EDTA, PEG-7M, Citric Acid, Hydrolyzed Silk, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, DMDM Hydantoin, Ammonium Xylenesulfonate, Sodium Chloride.

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SebastianPenetraitt Shampoo
 
4.6

(based on 126 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves hair health (79)
  • Cleans thoroughly (76)
  • Great smell (72)
  • Lathers well (65)
  • Adds shine (55)

Cons

  • Dries hair out (6)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (59)
  • Thick hair (27)
  • Fine hair (25)
  • Curly hair (18)
  • Oily hair (15)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (51), Straight hair (39), Very curly hair (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (42), Product junkie (30), Survivalist / minimalist (22), Professional stylist (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Reviewed by 126 customers

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3.0

Returned

By Ashley

from Charlotte, NC

Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

I ended up returning. I wasn't impressed with it at that price point. The shampoo and conditioner both seemed to be yanking my hair out too. I don't recommend.

 
5.0

This shampoo is WONDERFUL!

By LiLo

from St. Louis, MO

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell
  • Lathers Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

    I love this shampoo. Cleans well, lathers great and smells amazing!

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    Yes I would buy this product again

    By CassRN

    from Ky

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

      Na

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best Shampoo Ever

      By Chloe

      from Sacramento, CA

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adds Volume
      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Gentle
      • Great Smell
      • Improves Hair Health
      • Lathers Well

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Oily Hair
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

        This shampoo really hydrates your hair and it really makes your hair healthier. I love this shampoo and I would purchase it again.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Wonderful!

        By SuperA

        from NY

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adds Shine
        • Adds Volume
        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Gentle
        • Great Smell
        • Improves Hair Health
        • Lathers Well

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

          I got this cause it was on sale but I absolutely love it! I have usually use Alterna Caviar, which can be pricey, but this is just as good if not better. My hair is clean, super soft, smells good and feels healthy after using this product. I don't color my hair but this is safe color, I believe. I love it and always hear good things about the Sebastian line and now I know why.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Rose

          from Waukesha,WI

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adds Shine
          • Adds Volume
          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Great Smell
          • Improves Hair Health

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Hair
            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

            Been using this for about 2 weeks and wouldn't buy anything else great results

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Excellent product

            By Violet

            from Carmichael

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

              Love this brand

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              4.0

              Love it!

              By 4paws

              from Altoona, pa

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Shine
              • Gentle
              • Improves Hair Health
              • Loved that it doesnt over power you with smells.

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Thicker Hair

                Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

                I've been using only one brand for years bc I can't tolerate all the perfumes, but my hair was very damaged and had to do something. So far I'm so excited, but can't give it a five until I see if it improves any damage from coloring my hair.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again

                By Shannon

                from Portland, Oregon

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Great Smell
                • Improves Hair Health

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

                  I wash my hair twice a week and this product is great!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Disappointed

                  By Jane

                  from Florida

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Pros

                  • Great Smell
                  • Lathers Well

                  Cons

                  • Dries Hair Out
                  • Harsh

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo:

                    Really wanted to like it after researching and seeing so many great reviews. I have long natural fine, straight, thinning hair that's fairly healthy but just dull, dry, lifeless. Usually greasy by 3rd day so only wash 2-3 times a week. This felt great after first wash and condition, but almost immediately had flakes and itchy scalp while letting air dry. Hoped that 2nd trial would be better after 3 days with blowdry but same result. Will be returning.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

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                    • Q:

                      Which shampoo/conditioner has more moisturizer the "drench" or "penetraitte" ???
                      Asked on 6/4/2017 by Kitty from Woburn ma

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Both products address moisture issues, however, Sebastian Penetrate contains protein which will take care of weak tresses by strengthening the hair shaft with protein and moisture. If your hair is extremely thirsty and not lacking any strength issues, I would use Sebastian Drench, this product addresses thirsty hair with only moisturizing emollients.

                        Answered on 6/5/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I have very long , dry, color treated hair and a dry scalp. My hair is about 85% gray and that has changed the texture somewhat and I also have thyroid disease that causes dry hair and scalp and also causes my hair to shed very badly when I wash & condition it! I try to keep it nourished and healthy by brushing it often and using argon oil on the ends and it helps so much. Which of the two shampoo/conditioner systems would you recommend for me? The "Drench" or the "Penetrait"? Any help would be so appreciated!
                      Asked on 4/16/2017 by Mickie from Newton, New Jersey

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We suggest the Drench Shampoo, which is a shampoo that is specifically targeted to treat thirsty hair. Penetraitt is specifically formulated with protein and moisture, which is better for those with limp hair. The protein causes the hair to swell which can cause a bit too much for those who have overly thirsty hair.

                        Answered on 4/25/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I have dry, colored hair with split ends, and it's very fine. Which of these shampoos would be best for me?
                      Asked on 3/23/2017 by Keeping it lively from Collierville, TN

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Sebastian Penetraitt Shampoo is color-safe and a great choice to help repair hair from damage caused by heat styling or chemical treatments. We would definitely recommend it for you!

                        Answered on 4/6/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I just dyed my hair a wine color a week ago. Is this safe to usr on my hair without it dulling the color?
                      Asked on 11/19/2016 by bri from cali

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Sebastian states that this shampoo is color-safe; however, if you have concerns, it's always a great idea to review the full ingredients list within the description with your stylist or colorist.

                        Answered on 11/22/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Which one should i use for my very oily hair?
                      Asked on 8/19/2016 by Reina

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Penetraitt Shampoo can be used on all hair types including oily hair.

                        Answered on 9/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Does this product make hair grow thicker/stronger and or regrow?
                      Asked on 1/2/2015 by Curious Caroline from Las Vegas, NV

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This shampoo is designed to strengthen hair against breakage, helping hair grow longer and reducing split ends.

                        Answered on 1/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Is this product sulfate free
                      Asked on 8/11/2014 by sandra from United States

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        No, this shampoo is not sulfate-free.

                        Answered on 8/15/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Is this product wheat and gluten free?
                      Asked on 7/11/2014 by Squirrel from Central Point Oregon

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        From Sebastian:

                        "We do not intentionally add Gluten to our cosmetic products.

                        "Cosmetic products can feature a variety of ingredients extracted from grains. As Gluten too is a grain derived ingredient, it cannot be excluded that trace amounts of Gluten may come along with common raw material supplies.

                        "It is generally believed that Gluten needs to be ingested to produce sensitivity and therefore use of hair and skin products is not likely to trigger a reaction. However, the degree of sensitivity varies from person to person; we highly recommend that you consult with your physician before using any products.

                        "We also refer you to online websites such as celiac.com or celiac.org for further information. One of the questions asked on the website celiac.com is 'Can products which contain gluten but only touch the skin affect celiacs?' and the response is 'Very few celiacs are likely to have any reaction to topical gluten contact. In order for a gut reaction to occur, it is likely that direct contact with the gut lumen is required. Many people with celiac disease have everyday contact with gluten (for instance, bakers with CD who have contact everyday with wheat flour), and do not have any reaction to it. However, there are, on rare occasion, people who have had an anaphylactoid response to gluten, and these people should avoid gluten in all forms. Also, topical gluten breathed into the upper airways may cause symptoms of allergic rhinitis in rare instances. If there is a simple alternative to a shampoo, cosmetic, etc., you may want to use the non gluten containing product.'"

                        Answered on 7/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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