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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
 
4.6

(based on 144 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (75)
  • Smells great (54)
  • Effective (40)
  • Lightweight (33)
  • Non-greasy (26)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Frizziness/flyaways (36)
  • Daily use (27)
  • Dry/damaged hair (27)
  • Color-treated hair (21)
  • Normal hair (19)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (37), Survivalist / minimalist (35), Product junkie (18)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (40), Very curly hair (30), Straight hair (23)

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5.0

Fantastic product

By Tab

from Bel Air, Md

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Straight Hair
    • Thinner Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

    Have used it for 20+ years and it gives my thin hair body and volume as well as holds my style for hours with minimal hair spray use.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    Love it

    By Lynne

    from Indiana

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        On wet hair. Just a little goes a long way

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Best leave in conditioner EVER!!

        By Fighting girl

        from Norwich, CT

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

          I hope Sebastian NEVER stops making this!! Best EVER and I've tried them ALL...

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          I've been using potion 9 for years, and love it!!

          By Renea

          from Indiana

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use
            • Straight Hair

            Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

            I use KMS shampoo and conditioner then brush my hair and add potion9 to soften the curls and control frizz.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Great Product

            By Me'Me'

            from Chicago, IL

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • N/A

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

            I use product daily for moisture before applying Jane Carter Wrap and Roll foam to bring out and hold my natural curls. I love it!!!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            very good

            By Flap

            from Naples fl

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                on damp hair

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Been using this for years!

                By Heidi32604

                from Gainesville, FL

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Straight Hair
                  • Thicker Hair
                  • Thinner Hair
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                  Potion 9 is the greatest hair product. If you brush your hair, it has light hold, smooths hair, smells great, and makes your hair look healthy and shiny. If you just lightly brush your hair after applying, the hold is stronger.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  2.0

                  disappointed

                  By Amyta

                  from GA

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't give enough body
                  • Greasy
                  • Strong Odor

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair

                  Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                  I really wanted to like this product but it made my hair greasy with only a pea-sized amount. It also didn't give it the body that other products have. I plan to return it.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  LOVE IT!

                  By Marie

                  from Florida

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Thicker Hair

                    Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                    Lightweight, and does the job!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Very Nice!

                    By lastilkey

                    from Freeport, ME

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Thinner Hair

                      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                      I haven't used this product in several years and I just happened to of been in the store shopping and saw that they cared Portion 9. So, I grabbed a bottle. I really love this product. Yes, it is pricey, but my hair needs this - trust me! I have baby fine hair with slight curls and now that I'm getting older, my hair has also thinned out allot and has become drier, as I age :(....but, it's only day two of using again and my hair is soft, not frizzy and looks full. I always apply after I have washed my hair and then do my makeup - then I blow dry, so, it has time to sit, before I apply any heat. I also, don't use as much as the bottle says. I use a very small amount, because it goes a long ways.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight 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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