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Potion 9

5.1 oz

Item #: 2162737

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SebastianPotion 9
 
4.7

(based on 49 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smells great (7)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Effective (5)
  • Gentle (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Frizziness/flyaways (5)
    • Color-treated hair (4)
    • Dry/damaged hair (4)
    • Limpness/lifelessness (4)
    • Normal hair (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

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    5.0

    Awesome for curls

    By illy

    from pacifica, ca

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Gentle
    • Smells great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Color-treated Hair
      • Frizziness/Flyaways
      • Holds Curls

      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

      I have been using this product for over a decade. I love it! It smells great, and keeps my wavy curls in check. Use it after a shower before drying!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Potion 9 by Sebastian is Amazing

      By Becca

      from Fort Wayne, IN

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Gentle
      • Good Value
      • Smells great

      Cons

      • There are none

      Best Uses

      • Color-treated Hair
      • Dry/Damaged Hair
      • Frizziness/Flyaways
      • Limpness/Lifelessness
      • Normal Hair

      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

      This product is amazing. It detangles my hair, styles it and allows me to dry my hair straight without and waviness or flyaways. I have used this product for 5 years and I love it!!

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Love this product!

      By Rissa

      from Katy, TX

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Gentle
      • Good Value
      • Smells great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Color-treated Hair
        • Dry/Damaged Hair
        • Frizziness/Flyaways
        • Limpness/Lifelessness

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        I love this product. I am able to curl my hair and style it without putting hair spray in it.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        4.0

        Great Product

        By MS

        from Atlanta, GA

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Great For The Everyday
        • Smells great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry/Damaged Hair
          • For Use When Airdrying
          • Frizziness/Flyaways
          • Limpness/Lifelessness
          • Normal Hair

          Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

          I use this on days when I air dry my hair. Which these days is almost everyday. This product helps smooth my hair and keeps the frizz down. It makes my hair look much better on these days. It is as good as people say. Where have I been?

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Love Love Love Potion 9

          By Maxine

          from Atlanta

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Gentle
          • Smells great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Color-treated Hair
            • Dry/Damaged Hair
            • Frizziness/Flyaways
            • Limpness/Lifelessness
            • Normal Hair

            Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

            Gives my hair body and leaves the curls soft and shiny. Please don't ever discontinue it.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Great Product!

            By makeuphairaddict00

            from Irving,TX

            Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

            I put this product along with my leave in conditioner on my damp than I style it, i it really does leave your hair shiny, manageable,frizz free and long-lasting hair style. What I like about potion 9 also its that it doesn't make your hair hard neither is it stick it's very light.

             
            5.0

            Sebastian Potion #9

            By Finngirl

            from Tucson, Az

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Builds Up After Long Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                I am Scandinavian with fine hair, this product for me is the best. I have been using this product and the Sebastian reg. hair spray for 25 years! I can not do with out the.!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Greatest hair product!

                By PM

                from Yakima, Wa

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                      Have used Potion 9 for over 15 years and hope that I never have to change. Absolutely great product!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Wonder Product

                      By Mommy 2008

                      from Tyler, Texas

                      Pros

                      • holds style
                      • Not heavy feeling
                      • Smells Good
                      • Tames Frizz

                      Cons

                      • Price
                      • Takes A Lot

                      Best Uses

                      • Everything

                      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                      This product was recommended to me by a friend who uses all Sebastian products. I had been looking for a product to put in my just washed hair (naturally wavy) that I could let air dry. I need to save time getting ready in the morning, and didn't want to use the flat iron everyday.

                      I was skeptical. I hate my natural hair texture and figured this would be another waste of product. But I took myself to Ulta and purchased the trial size...because I wasn't forking out almost 20 bucks for what I was sure would be another dead end.

                      This product has saved my life. After washing my hair I apply this all over my hair (except my roots because it will make me greasy) and scrunch with my fingers. Spray a little hairspray and out the door. From a person who used to spend almost an hour blow drying and then flat ironing my hair....to now only 5 minutes to look presentable. Dries and turns my waves into gentle soft curls.

                      Only cons is the price and that I have to use more than the directions say. I don't mind either though, because it has saved me so much time everyday in my getting ready routine.

                      Try it, you won't regret it.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great for curls & waves!

                      By sweetpandemonium

                      from Reno, NV

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                            I use this on my damp hair and scrunch for great defined waves/curls! Love, love, love.

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                            • No

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                            • Q:

                              Is this product silicone, sulfate and paraben free?
                              Asked on 10/11/2014 by Natural Curls from NYC

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                This product is sulfate-free. It is not silicone-free or paraben-free.

                                Answered on 10/13/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              what is the difference between Potion 9 and Potion 9 Lite? I have been using Potion 9 but just heard about the Lite version.
                              Asked on 8/23/2014 by Betty from Staten Island New York

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                They are both leave-in conditioners; the Potion 9 Lite was created for finer hair textures as it is more lightweight.

                                Answered on 9/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              I have naturally curly hair. Can I use this on towel dried hair and air dry? Will it be stiff or crunchy?
                              Asked on 7/21/2014 by mary

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                This product provides flexible hold and will not make hair feel stiff. 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 7/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Does this product really gives u wavy hair?
                              Asked on 6/19/2014 by Gabriela

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              Does this work well on pin straight hair?? Looking for something to make waves in my hair but I don't want it to feel thick and dirty like using a beach wave hair product.
                              Asked on 6/15/2014 by Pressley from Lakewood,ca

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                If you have very straight, fine hair, Potion 9 may be too heavy. It is most often used to help smooth out the hair, not make waves.

                                We recommend Texture Maker, which is good for helping to define any natural texture in the hair. Since this product is lightweight, you won’t run the risk of weighing hair down:
                                http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6390025

                                Answered on 6/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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