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This Hair Oil For Fine Hair Just Won A Major Beauty Award

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Choosing hair products is a lot like deciding which movie to watch. When you want great hair, you look straight to the reviews to help you determine if a product is worth your while. It’s the award-winners, however, that are the true must-haves. 

Every year, publications around the globe test thousands of products to determine which ones are worthy of accolades. Harpers Bazaar recently announced the 35 products that made it into their inaugural 2019 Hair Awards and as we scrolled through the list of the top shampoos, hot tools, and stylers, we discovered one of our favorite products made the cut in the styling category.

If you’re looking for a hair oil that’s perfect for fine strands, the hair critics have spoken: Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Hair Oil is the one you need to try. 

Whether you have dark brown hair or ash blonde locks, keep scrolling to find out how to fit the product into your hair care routine. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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What Is The Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Hair Oil 

If have fine hair, you likely struggle with maintaining volume—which means you’ll want to stock up on lightweight products that won’t make your already flat strands appear more so. Shu Uemura Art Of Hair’s Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Hair Oil is the brand’s number one best-selling hair oil that infuses even the finest of hair with intense nutrition and UV protection without weighing it down. 

Formulated with camellia oil, the product absorbs oil deep into the hair fiber to control frizzy hair and leave strands healthy-looking, soft, and shiny. If you’re working with salon color, the product is also safe for color-treated hair. April Tocco, Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Artist, shares why she loves using the product on her clients. 

"Essence Absolu Oil is amazing! I layer and blend the product with our other Shu Uemura styling products in varying ways," Tocco says. "This enables me to use it on every single client. It can be applied on damp hair before a blow or once the hair is styled for shine or to take away frizz...My clients love using it from day to night. The fragrance is my absolute favorite and my clientele can’t get enough of it!"

Now that you know all about Shu Uemura Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Hair Oil, keep scrolling to find out how to incorporate it into your hair care routine. 

How To Use The Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Hair Oil

The best hair products are the ones you can get the most use out of on a daily basis. Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Hair Oil is a versatile product that works as a styling aid, a pre-shampoo treatment, and deep conditioner so you get more bang for your buck! 

To use Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Hair Oil as a pre-shampoo treatment, apply three to four pumps to dry hair. Then, comb the product through your hair before using a lightweight shampoo like Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Cleansing Oil Shampoo

If you’re in need of a deep conditioning treatment, apply Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil from the mid-lengths to ends of your hair and massage the product into your scalp. For extra nourishment, you can also use it as an overnight treatment. 

To use Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil pre-blowout, apply one pump of the product into your hands and work it through the mid-lengths to ends of your hair. 

The Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil isn’t the only award-winning product in the L’Oréal portfolio! Check out one of our favorite hair care lines that earned a top spot on Allure's annual Best Of Beauty Awards

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