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Sebastian Potion 9

Sebastian

Potion 9

Item #: 2162737 Size: 5.1 oz

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Potion 9 is the ultimate versatile styling cream infused with 9 Botanical extracts to help restore lost moisture, and rejuvenate the healthy look of your hair. Perfect for styling your hair into multiple looks with flexible hold.

Apply Potion 9 cream to damp hair or dry hair. Blow or air dry for silky, touchable looks. Or use hot-tools for refined curls. On dry hair, reapply to add texture and control. Apply anytime for an instant style boost.
Water/Eau, Glycerin, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium, Simmonsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Hydroxyethyl-Cellulose, PVP, Cetearly Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Methyl Gluceth-10, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Fragrance/Parfum, Panthenol, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Amodimethicone, Polysorbate 60, Propylparaben, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Disodium Edta, Stearalkonium Chloride, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Hydrolylzed Silk, Tetrasodium EDTA, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Brand Oil, Citric Acid, Orange 4, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Ext. Violet 2, Red 40.

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SebastianPotion 9
 
4.7

(based on 162 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (92)
  • Smells great (68)
  • Lightweight (49)
  • Controls frizz (41)
  • Effective (40)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Frizziness/flyaways (36)
  • Daily use (35)
  • Curly hair (27)
  • Dry/damaged hair (27)
  • Color-treated hair (21)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (43), Survivalist / minimalist (38), Product junkie (26)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (49), Very curly hair (37), Straight hair (25)

Reviewed by 162 customers

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5.0

I love this product!!

By KarenB

from Flint, MI

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Straight Hair
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

    I have been using this product for years.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Absolutely love this product!

    By BritAnn

    from Tucson, AZ

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great
    • Strong Hold

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

      I have very curly, frizzy hair! This is one of the only products I have found that controls my frizz!

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      Love it

      By Cruisejunkie

      from Louisiana

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair
        • Thicker Hair
        • Travel

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        I've been using for about a month now my hairstylist asked what was I using my hair was soft & healthy! Love the way it doesn't weigh my thick hair down

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        I really like this product

        By KelKel

        from Paducah, KY

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

          I really like this product it helps my hair be able to hold styling if I don't use it curl especially will fall immediately.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Love it !!!!

          By Lisa

          from Boca Raton, Florida

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • I use this every day before blow drying
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Straight Hair
            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

            I love this product!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Liquid Gold

            By pinehillgirl

            from Arcadia, LA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

              I call this stuff "liquid gold." I work it into my hair while it is damp, then style it till I like what I see. It does not make my hair stiff, but leaves it soft to the touch. It still holds, though. I am very impressed!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Best Product

              By bb

              from san antonio, texas

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                Potion 9 has been around for years, I recently started using it again as I forgot how great it is. Best light weight conditioning serum, tames all the split ends without weighing down hair. Wonderful!

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                yes

                By MJ

                from Saginaw MI

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Controls Frizz
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy
                • Smells Great
                • Strong Hold

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                  easy to use

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love this product! Great if you need moisture restored

                  By Sam

                  from Brandon

                  About Me Professional Stylist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                  • Heavy

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Thicker Hair

                  Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                  On damp hair, apply dime size if you have medium density hair. Blow dry / style as you wish.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love love love!!!

                  By Sucka for hair products

                  from Texas

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair

                    Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                    I use this to tame my curly hair. I use it while my hair is wet/ damp and let air dry. I get pretty soft curls without the crunch you get from gel or mousse. And it smells great!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

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                    16 Questions | 16 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Is this a heat protectant at all?
                      Asked on 1/5/2017 by Vic from Chicago Illinois

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this product does protect hair from heat.

                        Answered on 1/10/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I have straight blonde color treated hair with regular Keratin treatment applied. Although the keratin helps with smoothing I still need to add conditioner and heat protection for flat ironing. Does this work well with Keratin treatments? Looking for a possible all in one product as a leave in conditioner and heat protection ( wash my hair every other day ..what I use now does not make my hair look fresh the second day).
                      Asked on 5/4/2016 by BJ from Shoreline in CT

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product is sulfate-free and sodium chloride-free; however, it's always a good idea to chat with your stylist regarding proper at-home products for your keratin-treated hair. We recommend reviewing the ingredients list provided in the product description with her.

                        Answered on 5/13/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      My hair is fine and frizzy damaged from heat straightener.will this product work for me?
                      Asked on 2/23/2016 by patty

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, it helps to smooth out the hair of any frizz, but also provides light hold and moisture. It is great for blow drying, but also for helping to define the natural wave in the hair while minimizing frizz.

                        Answered on 2/29/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Do I need to blow dry my hair to make this product work? Or will it smooth out my hair if I put it on my damp hair and let it air dry?
                      Asked on 1/17/2016 by Jennifer from Phoenix, AZ

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Apply Potion 9 cream to damp/towel-dried hair or dry hair. Blow or air dry for silky, touchable looks. Or use hot tools for refined curls. On dry hair, reapply to add texture and control. Apply anytime for an instant style boost.

                        Answered on 1/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can this product as act as a heat protectant?
                      Asked on 11/1/2015 by cuckoo

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this product does protect from heat.

                        Answered on 11/20/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I have a lot of thin VERY curly hair, I use drench and I am considering purchasing potion 9 and the whipped creme for styling. I have relatively dry frizzy hair but I like it to look natural and without any stiffness or crunch. Would the 2 products be a good match for my hair?
                      Asked on 9/4/2015 by shay

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this would be the perfect combination of products for dry, frizzy hair!

                        Answered on 10/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I have a lot of thin VERY curly hair, I use drench and I am considering purchasing potion 9 and the whipped creme for styling. I have relatively dry frizzy hair but I like it to look natural and without any stiffness or crunch. Would the 2 products be a good match for my hair?
                      Asked on 9/3/2015 by shay

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Sebastian Potion 9 features flexible hold and is suitable for use on all hair types and textures. It helps to add smoothness and manageability to curly hair, and if used when blow drying, helps to achieve a straight, sleek look. Sebastian Whipped Creme (Item #: 2162731) is specially designed for use on curly and wavy hair textures to add definition to curls and waves and to reduce frizziness. Both are great styling options for your hair type and concerns, and neither leaves hair stiff or crunchy!

                        Answered on 9/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this product good for African Americans with thick naturally curly hair?
                      Asked on 6/21/2015 by Shak

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, this product features flexible hold, ideal for thick and curly hair, and it is suitable for use on all hair types and textures.

                        Answered on 6/24/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I am a male with very coarse, wavy hair. I am looking for something that will help me tame my hair back, and create a loose pompadour style, but will still let it move. Will this product help? .
                      Asked on 4/19/2015 by Liam

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Sebastian Potion 9 helps add smoothness and manageability to coarse, textured hair, so it's a great option for your concerns!

                        Answered on 4/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I have staight hair and like to occasionally add light curl around the face. Within 15 minutes my curl has flopped. Will this product work to extend the life of the curl?
                      Asked on 3/31/2015 by Georgia Girl from Myrtle Beach, SC

                      1 answer

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