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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 90 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (37)
  • Effective (30)
  • Smells great (28)
  • Gentle (21)
  • Good value (9)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Frizziness/flyaways (29)
  • Dry/damaged hair (21)
  • Color-treated hair (18)
  • Normal hair (15)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (18), Beauty conscious (15), Product junkie (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (18), Wavy hair (18), Straight hair (8)

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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

    (2 of 2 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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great

      By Judy

      from New jersey

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • GREAT

      Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

      After washinghair

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      too good & true!!!

      By beautyjunkie

      from bronx, ny

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        great product to use for styling hair for volume. it smells great and a little goes a long way. this styling product has a light holding effect to enhance your style by volume and light hold.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best product for curly hair

        By Urs75

        from SanDiego

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        I LOVE this product for my me and my girls.! Your curls will look so define and beautiful. I love the smell too.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Not Impressed

        By Chelly

        from Richmond, VA

        Verified Reviewer

        Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

        This product left my hair frizzy. The Potions 9 "LIGHT" was a much better product. I will stick with that one.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good Bye FRIZZ!!

        By Stay At Home Mommy Of 5

        from Orlando, Florida

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

          I think after 30 years of trying products for my curly hair, this is the best leave-in conditioner I have ever used! I don't have anymore frizz, and I can leave my curls with the wet look, or go with the 'Italian Brush' as I call it, and use my fingers to fluff my hair up to reveal a more fluffy curl look. Sometimes to avoid over washing & drying my hair out, I skip the shampoo, and simply run the shower water through my hair. Afterwards, I reapply some potion 9 and my hair looks terrific! It has never been healthier!!! You have to try this product - really!

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I love this product

          By Jminnie

          from Florida

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Instant Shine
          • Smells great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry/Damaged Hair
            • Frizziness/Flyaways
            • Normal Hair

            Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

            I love the way this leaves my hair, very soft and shiny. I have very curly hair and this helps to manage my hair.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Outstanding!

            By Lady Golfer

            from Charleston

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Sebastian Potion 9:

              Wish I could give it 100 stars. It's been on the market for many years because it is outstanding. I have long, thick hair that is coarse and dry from years of blonde highlights/lowlights (and hypothyroidsim which is a hair nightmare) and this product has made an amazing difference.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

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              13 Questions | 13 Answers
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              • 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
              • 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 Expert

                  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
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