KERASTASE ELIXIR ULTIME

Kerastase Elixir Ultime Oleo-Complexe Intra-Cylane

Together with Kerastase product series you can discover the exceptional cosmetics where the most important is the high concentration of precious oils that beautify hair. While talking about Kerastase, it’s worth mentioning that this very brand was the precursor of the Oil Hair Treatment mania. Two-phase hair oil Kerastase Elixir Ultime owns its action to two cosmetic technologies Oleo-Complexe and Intra-Cylane. Find out whether it’s enough to make this precursory cosmetic the best one among othe hair oils.

KEY FEATURES

  • Increases the volume of thin hair.
  • Delivers softness, smoothness and shine.
  • Nourishes and regulates the level of moisture.
  • Protects hair against the damaging factors.
  • Protects against the high temperature generated by a blow-dryer, for example.

KERASTASE HAIR OIL – COMPOSITION

Kerastase Elixir Ultime for thin hair is a formula that bases its action on two technologies. Intra-Cylane strengthens intracellular net which has its immediate consequence in volume boost. Oleo-Complexe is a unique combination of four oils to bring out the effects of daily hair care. The composition includes Corn Oil (nourishing), Argan Oil (heat protection), Camellia Oil (gloss delivering) and Sunflower Oil (moistening). Apart from the oils, there are two vegetable extracts obtained from Indian gooseberry (Amla) and from thorny Nees tree.

When it comes to other substances that are worth mentioning, Kerastase Elixir Ultime also contains vitamin E of rejuvenating action. Unfortunately, this is where the list of beneficial ingredients ends. Kerastase Elixir Ultime contains very damaging alcohol, silicones and many preservatives. Definitely, this determines that the composition of the product is rather poor. It’s also worth mentioning that on the official web page there is information concerning the composition of Kerastase Elixir Ultime. Namely, it’s said that the cosmetic is enriched with Pracaxi Oil that, in reality, the formula doesn’t contain.

HOW TO APPLY ELIXIR ULTIME?

Since Kerastase Elixir Ultime has two phases, it has to be shaken before every use to let both layers combine. Additionally, the producer ensures that the cosmetic can be used in a few ways, for example, to wet or dry hair before styling or after the procedure, to leave hair shiny. Moreover, it’s advisable to avoid contact with eyes and skin with inflammation. Unfortunately, Kerastase Elixir Ultime can’t be applied to the scalp because of the composition.

PACKAGE, CONSISTENCY, AROMA

Kerastase Elixir Ultime Oleo-Complexe Intra-Cylane hair oil is very runny. The cosmetic has two phases, the golden one is placed at the bottom of a bottle and is denser than the upper layer that resembles more of a colourless liquid. Although the oil is absorbed fast, its aroma is rather irritating. Kerastase Elixir Ultime simply stinks of alcohol.

Elixir Ultime catches eyes, definitely. The solid phial made of glass and the golden cap look really elegant. Unfortunately, no matter how beautiful the package is, still it’s far from being practical. It may be broken easily when slipped out of the hands. Nevertheless, the great plus of the product is the very convenient dozer. The atomiser facilitates spraying the oil all over the hair.

ADVANTAGES:

convenient atomiser, light formula, high absorption rate, can be applied to wet and dry hair, combination of a few oils and extracts, advanced technologies implemented

DEFINITE DISADVANTAGES:

strongly irritating alcohol in the composition, silicones, can’t be applied to the scalp, a heavy and inconvenient phial, too intensive and unpleasant aroma, very high price