Shu Uemura Art of Hair Moisture Velvet Nourishing Shampoo, for dry hair, purifies, while respecting the essential balance of the scalp. This unique formula is enriched with Camellia Oil which helps rebalance the moisture of dry hair while creating a supple texture with a velvety touch. Camellia Oil was traditionally used by the Geisha to soften, smooth and enhance the beauty of their hair. Very rich in essential lipids, Camellia Oil nourishes and smoothes the hair fiber, protecting it from drying out. Camellia Oil is one of the most rapidly absorbing oils. It provides deep nutrition and moisture as well as helping to maintain the lipid balance of the hair fiber, imparting a suplle and velvety feel. For best results, follow with Moisture Velvet Nourishing Conditioner.