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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 179 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (106)
  • Smells great (80)
  • Lightweight (62)
  • Controls frizz (55)
  • Non-greasy (50)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Sticky (4)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (47)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (36)
  • Curly hair (35)
  • Dry/damaged hair (27)
  • Thick hair (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (46), Survivalist / minimalist (45), Product junkie (31), Professional stylist (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (62), Very curly hair (37), Straight hair (29)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

Reviewed by 179 customers

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5.0

I have been buying this product for many years

By Yogi

from Bay Shore, NY

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

    I use it everytime I wash my hair

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    3.0

    Not as expected!

    By Trina

    from Louisville, Ky

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz

    Cons

    • Heavy
    • Sticky

    Best Uses

    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

    I'm not sure where it went wrong. I applied to shampooed hair and it instantly made my hair feel weighed down. It dried better than it felt wet but my hair was like third day grossness. I tried again next day with less product which was slightly better but still felt dirty. I prefer products with more slip and softness. I can see how this would be good before heat styling to make your hair hold but I just can't get passed the dirty feeling.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Love this potion 9

    By Tootsie

    from York, PA

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Straight Hair

      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

      Have been using for over 10 years. love it

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect for me

      By phc

      from Illinois

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        I finally found the perfect leave in product for my hair. Hair styling is not my forte, so this makes things really easy. One pump when hair is damp, comb through, then let it dry. I brush my hair when it's dry, and it looks pwrfect. I didn't even blow dry!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Favorite styling cream

        By Mandy D

        from Alabama

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Sticky

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair
        • Travel

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        Love. Love. Love

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Love this product! Been buying for 15 years now.

        By Free spirit stephie

        from NC

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use
          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

          I was my hair everyday and I place about a nickel size on the palm of my hand and distribute evenly throughout and blow dry or air dry

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Excellent product

          By Da

          from Phoenix, AZ

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Straight Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

            Great conditioner

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Great for styling hair - best I have used so far :-)

            By Gann

            from Indiana

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

              Use daily for styling

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              OBSESSED

              By mamar

              from New York, New York

              About Me Professional Stylist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                OMG. after completely over processing and frying my hair, let me tell you that this product worked wonders for styling!!! it brought back my hairs natural flow and bounce. smells so good and is so lightweight, can use it so many diff ways. i used it after the penetraitt shampoo &conditioner, my hair felt like SILK. Without this stuff, I would never have been able to wear my hair down in that horrible awkward growing back stage!!! amazing amazing thank you for saving my hair

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                This product is great!

                By Rhoken

                from Mobile, AL.

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Thicker Hair

                  Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                  I love that you can put this in your hair after showering, go to bed and wake up with pretty, beach looking hair without doing a thing! It also accentuated my curls when I let it air dry during the day. It is fabulous!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

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                  17 Questions | 17 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    I love this product, and i know it contains amodimethicone. I have coarse frizzy wavy hair. What shampoo product to you recommend to wash out Sebastian 9.
                    Asked on 5/9/2017 by Elle from New york

                    1 answer

                  • 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
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