- For a pre-shampoo treatment: Apply 1 to 2 capfuls of L’Huile de Leonor Greyl to your dry length and ends and evenly distribute using a natural bristle brush. Leave on for at least 10 minutes or overnight before shampooing.
- For protection from the sun and chlorinated water: Apply to dry hair as previously described and reapply as needed.
- The oil might solidify in cool temperatures. If that happens, simply run warm water over the closed bottle until the product liquifies.
Pro Tip: Use as a leave-in styling product for very dry or frizzy hair. Pour 3 drops into your palm, emulsify and run the brush lightly over your palm before brushing hair.
Key Ingredients & Benefits
**Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil – *Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil – **Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil – **Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil – Parfum/Fragrance – **Corylus Avellana (Hazel) Seed Oil – **Schinziophyton Rautanenii Kernel Oil – Benzyl Alcohol – *Linalool – *Amyl Cinnamal – *Hexyl Cinnamal – *Hydroxycitronellal – *Tocopherol – *Lecithin – *Ascorbyl Palmitate – *Glyceryl Monostearate – *Limonene – *Citronellol – *Glycerol monooleate – *Citric Acid
The idea for L’Huile de Leonor Greyl, formerly known as L’Huile de Palme, was born during a Greyl family trip to the French West Indies in the 1970s. Finding himself stranded during a hurricane, Jean-Marie Greyl noticed that the rain streamed down the leaves of palm trees without really penetrating them. The plant’s incredible properties inspired him to use its oil in a pre-shampoo treatment that could protect hair by forming a waterproof film around each strand. Applied on the beach between swims, in salons as pre-color protection, or at home to repair hair, this oil quickly became a cult favorite. In 2013, palm oil was removed from the formula in favor of two new sustainably-sourced ingredients: coconut and mongongo oil.