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"Sleekeazy's Hair Potion is a potion used to tame and style hair, most particularly bushy or unruly hair."
— Description[src]

Sleekeazy's Hair Potion and Scalp Treatment was a hair care potion and scalp treatment that was invented by Fleamont Potter.[1][3][2] It was originally sold with the slogan "Two drops tames even the most bothersome barnet".

Noted as being suitable for all hair types on its label,[1] it was particularly effective at taming bushy, unruly hair, allowing it to be styled "sleek".[3] However, the label apparently cautioned against use of the product by redheads, stating it would have "unique results" for them.[1]

The potion was manufactured in China.[1] Its listed ingredients were Gomas Barbadensis, Asian Dragon Hair, and Petroleum Jelly.[1]

History

"Hermione's hair was bushy again; she confessed to Harry that she had used liberal amounts of Sleekeazy's Hair Potion on it for the ball,"
— Hermione Granger's use of the potion[src]

Fleamont Potter was said to have quadrupled the family's wealth by inventing Sleekeazy’s Hair Potion and selling the company at a vast profit when he retired.[2]

In 1994, Hermione Granger used liberal amounts of the potion to prepare for the Yule Ball, which she attended with Viktor Krum, the Durmstrang champion for the Triwizard Tournament. It greatly tamed her naturally bushy hair, although she later told Harry Potter that she considered it too much trouble to use every day.[3]

Ron Weasley also owned and apparently used this product. Though the label says it has "unique effects" for redheads, it's not specified what these are, and Ron's red hair does not appear differently after using it.[1]

It is not known whether Harry or his friends were aware that the potion was invented by his paternal grandfather.

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