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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 116 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (54)
  • Effective (40)
  • Smells great (40)
  • Gentle (25)
  • Good value (14)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Frizziness/flyaways (36)
  • Dry/damaged hair (27)
  • Color-treated hair (21)
  • Normal hair (19)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (26), Beauty conscious (24), Product junkie (14)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (29), Very curly hair (23), Straight hair (13)

Reviewed by 116 customers

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5.0

I would buy this product again

By yogagirl

from indiana

About Me Beauty Conscious

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:

    Great to use on damp hair to finger style, scrunch or blow dry. Hair looks shiny and sleek.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    This has been my "go-to" since the 80's.

    By KJB

    from Boulder Creek, CA

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

      I have been using this since the 80's, and every time I try to venture out to the newer "better" products, I come back to it. There has been nothing better for me.

      My hair is fine, but I have a lot of it, and it's part straight but wavy underneath the top layers. This makes it look so much healthier and gets it all to just lay the way I want it with a little blow dry and flat iron (flat iron optional).

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      4.0

      Recommend

      By Care bear

      from Michigan.

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        Recommend product. Like the hold.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        I do buy this over and over again.

        By Mckarrie

        from Dallas

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

          I wish I could buy this in a bigger size.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Great stuff will by more

          By Judy

          from Gibraltar

          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:

            Put it in wet hair crunch then go

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            a go to for anything

            By me

            from Illinois

            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
              • Thinner Hair
              • Travel

              Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

              I love this for style or just scrunching wet hair. It always comes out amazing

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              I love this!

              By Becky

              from St. Cloud, MN

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Straight Hair
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                Use it everyday! Great all year round but the best for humidity.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                Lucious curls

                By Guilty as charged

                from Warwick, ri

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Sensitive skin; takes off my epidermal layer fi

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Travel

                Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                Leave in and scrunch

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                Good support product

                By Curly girlie

                from Chandler, az

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Made my hair very soft
                • Non-Greasy
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Thicker Hair

                  Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                  I use this product to soften my hair but still use another product to define my hair

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Longtime favorite

                  By Betz

                  from Texas

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                    Have used this for years (since it was originally in a tube).
                    I have tried "new and better" hair products, but always return back to #9. Easy to use, and works to control and set hair. I have medium, wavy/frizzy hair.
                    Even my husband uses it-and he "hates" hair product, #9 holds his hair without a stiff, set look.
                    Since it is not an aerosol, the smaller size is perfect for vacation air travel

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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                    15 Questions | 15 Answers
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                    • 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

                    • Q:

                      What does Potion 9 do to &/or for, hair, exactly?
                      Asked on 12/16/2014 by Sin from Tulsa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        It is a conditioning styler, which means 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 1/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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