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Sebastian Potion 9

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Potion 9

Item #: 2162737

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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.

(5.1 oz.)

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 97 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (41)
  • Effective (35)
  • Smells great (30)
  • Gentle (23)
  • Good value (11)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Frizziness/flyaways (31)
  • Dry/damaged hair (24)
  • Color-treated hair (19)
  • Normal hair (18)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (20), Beauty conscious (18), Product junkie (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (21), Very curly hair (20), Straight hair (9)

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5.0

I love Sebastian hair products

By none

from Wisconsin

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle
  • Smells great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Limpness/Lifelessness
    • Normal Hair

    Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

    I use this product several times a week.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    4.0

    Use all time

    By Tennisnut

    from Fl

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry/Damaged Hair

      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

      Just used to it

       
      5.0

      Best gel ever!!

      By korn

      from Fort Worth, TX

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Smells great

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        Softens my wavy hair for the natural look but holds the style when I want to wear hair straightened.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Potion 9 is great!

        By wkm

        from San Antonio, TX

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Effective
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry/Damaged Hair
          • Frizziness/Flyaways

          Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

          I use this product after every other shampoo.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          I will buy this product again

          By Nonnie

          from Rogers,ar

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Normal Hair

            Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

            I add this to my wet hair then style my hair with my blow dyer . It helps to hold my hairs shape & is soft to the touch.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Potion 9: One of my all-time favorite products

            By Curly Karen

            from Chicago, IL

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Very Curly Hair

              Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

              A great leave-in conditioner for very curly hair. Keeps the curls intact and shiny. Keeps frizz under control. I have been using it for years, and it remains one of my favorite products.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Potion 9

              By Honey

              from Birmingham, AL

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

              I use potion 9 for control and to elliminate frizz from the curls. Have used it for over 20 years. Love it!

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              4.0

              Love this product

              By Professional with curls

              from St. Cloud, MN

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Gentle

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                I have used this product for many years and would be lost without it!!!

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                love it!

                By Jana

                from Houston

                Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                I wash my hair every few days, when I do I'll let it air dry by the time I get to work it's flat and frizzy. I'll put this on and it really changes the whole look of my hair. It gives my fizzy wavy hair some texture and defines my curls. I bought three travel size bottles so I can keep one in my purse at all times. Great smell too. Have to say this product made me go to the Sebastian line for all hair products

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                love this stuff!

                By a.m. routine

                from boston ma

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Normal Hair

                  Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

                  I have short textured hair; this product is I must for me!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

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                  • 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
                  • Q:

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

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      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
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