L’Huile de Leonor Greyl

Pre-shampoo Treatment Oil for Dry Hair, Protection from the Sun and Water



Use this iconic pre-shampoo treatment oil for thirsty and over-processed tresses. The naturally hydrating ingredients of L’Huile de Leonor Greyl include organic jojoba, coconut, sunflower seed and sesame seed oils, which are packed with vitamins C, B and E, omegas and antioxidants. Apply L’Huile de Leonor Greyl to dry hair 10 minutes before shampooing, or leave it on overnight as an intensive weekly therapy. This oil also provides sun protection when applied before spending a day at the pool or beach.

(196 customer reviews)
Size: 3.2 Oz/ 95 ml Retail Size
  • 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

Organic Jojoba Oil

  • Rich in vitamins C, B, and E
  • Hydrates

Organic Coconut Oil

  • Hydrates
  • Protects
  • Conditions

Organic Sunflower Seed Oil

  • Rich in vitamin E and omega 6
  • Antioxidant
  • Invigorates

Organic Sesame Seed Oil

  • Conditions
  • Sun Protection
  • Invigorates

Full Ingredients

**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

*Natural Origin
**Certified Organic

Our formulas may change. Please refer to the list of ingredients appearing on the product packaging for the most current formula.

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.

  • Essential pre-shampoo treatment for dry hair
  • Instantly hydrates
  • Detangles, protects, softens and beautifies hair
  • Ideal protection from sun and salt water – year round!
  • 97% natural ingredients
  • Preservative free
  • Vegan
  • Cruelty Free
  • Paraben Free
  • Silicone Free
  • Sulfate Free
  • Mineral Oil Free
  • Talc Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Paraffin Free
  • Phthalate Free

196 reviews for L’Huile de Leonor Greyl

  1. Tina

    I’ve used this for so many years. I’ll change it up every once in a while, but find myself always coming back to it.

  2. Khlood

    Absolutely love this oil! It makes my hair feel so soft and light. It deeply hydrates my incredibly dry hair beautifully. The fragrance is elegant as well.

  3. Shawn

    I love this product. I just don’t think the scent is very luxurious… It reminds me of a cherry cough drop. Besides expecting a more luxurious smell, I love the product and the packaging. Just be sure to avoid getting the cap in hot water if trying to warm the product, because my cap became a bit deformed looking from contact with hot water.

  4. Tetyana

    All my life I am nourishing my fair childlike hair, looking for products that work wonders.
    This treatment is the one!!!

  5. Tetyana

    This product is amazing. A must have for me. I leave it overnight. Wash my hair thoroughly the next day. My hair looks fantastic,. I wasn’t blessed with thick long locks, I have fair thin childlike hair. All my life I am nourishing it, looking for products that work wonders.
    This treatment is the one!!!

  6. Bobbi

    Truly a miracle oil for conditioning my hair! It’s just about all I need!

  7. Michele b

    I have curly hair which tends to get dry from heat styling. this pre shampoo product works amazing on my hair ..
    great product for summer beach hair , I leave it in all day .

  8. Kate

    I have struggled with the texture and moisture of my hair for a year now. Adding this treatment before shampooing has made a tremendous difference in how my hair DOES NOT matte up after wetting it down. A HUGE blessing. The cherry on the top of this blessing is that this oil smells divine and I feel pampered!

  9. Toni A Sperzel

    Our whole family of fine haired folks use this as a pre shampoo treatment and a post shampoo leave in on dry ends. It is absolutely perfect for undone. Air dried looks and people for whom every conditioner is usually “too heavy.”

  10. Jennifer Becker

    This oil is fantastic, the smell is perfect, the oil is light, and washes out leaving the perfect moisture back in your hair. My hair looks healthier when I use this.

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