Dove Style+Care Nourishing Curls Whipped Cream Mousse


15 reviews

80% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.4

Price: $$

Package Quality: 4.4

Price: $$


Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool

Hair: Red, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Blue

I've been using this product a pretty long time- I think I'm on my 3rd or 4th can of it at this point. I realized recently...I don't actually like this stuff.

Maybe it used to work better on my hair and just stopped. But lately, when I put it onto my short, color-treated, fine-with-a-bit-of-wave hair it gets so HEAVY. It doesn't really define or enhance my waves. It doesn't leave your hair crunky, but I've noticed that my scalp feels sticky when I wear it.

I think this would work well if you've got thicker hair that needs a little extra conditioning with your styling product. Like a lot of Dove products, it has a lovely scent. I think my hair just doesn't like it anymore :-(

on 2/10/2015 12:08:00 AM

Age: 30-35

Skin: Oily, Medium, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Curly, Medium

Eyes: Brown

The look and consistency is reminiscent of whipped cream and it offers good curl definition without any crunchiness or stickiness. It smells very nice and controls frizz decently. My only problem with it is that there is no hold. I might have to combine it with a gel to get the hold I need as my curls start to droop at the end of the day with this if I don't. I use about a golf ball size for my long hair. This is affordable too. I love to use it on lazy days when I don't feel like using a bunch of products. It keeps the volume in my hair but doesn't give much shine. It should be perfect for those with fine to medium textured hair.

on 12/12/2014 12:14:00 PM

Age: 56 & Over

Skin: Other, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I've been using this for a long time and I love it, but the last time I bought it the mousse was thinner and runnier. Maybe it was on the shelf to long? I hope the next one is thicker,we'll see.

on 12/4/2014 1:08:00 AM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Hazel

I don't have curly hair but I love this mousse! I have fine and straight hair, and was looking for a mousse that would give me a bit of volume and control for my hair that tends to be flat and kind of fly all over the place because the strands are fine and lightweight. I stumbled upon this and grabbed it because of its 2 out of 5 hold rating - I hate mousses that feel sticky and gummy in your hair! This stuff is so different though - when you put it in your hands and rub them together so you can distribute the product in your hair, it doesn't just kind of dissolve into air like most mousses - it sort of melts into a lotion like texture. It feels a little sticky at this point but when you run it through your hair it melts right in and feels like styling lotion rather than mousse. (A warning though, a little goes a long way! Too much can feel kind of greasy in your hair even once it's dry.) Once I've blowdryed my hair, it has a really noticeable amount of extra volume and even a bit of extra manageability, but it does not feel like I have product in my hair AT ALL. I can run my fingers through and it feels like there's no product whatsoever, but I can see a big difference in volume. Totally in love with this stuff and I'll definitely repurchase!

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Age: 25-29

Skin: Normal, Medium, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Blue

I ran out of my other dove mousse and picked this up by accident. I really don't like it. I usually use dove amplifier mousse just to give my hair some volume and give it a little control so when I blow dry and flat iron my hair it will remain the way I want it to and this mousse doesn't seem to do that at all. I find it to be really thick and sticky. I read a lot of reviews where people say it takes some time to figure out how to apply this mousse correctly but's mousse... It shouldn't have to be that difficult to use such a simple hair product. I have naturally wavy/ fine medium length hair and have never been able to find a product that would allow me to get that "scrunched look" and this did it without me ever trying to accomplish that look at it didn't leave it crunchy once it dried...that's about the only positive thing I can say about this product. I don't hate it but I didn't love it either. Probably more for people with naturally curly/ wavy hair that would like to just apply some product and go.

Age: 56 & Over

Skin: Dry, Fair, Cool

Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Blue

Best mousse ever...just bought it last week & am so happy with hair is baby fine & has some waves...put it in my hair & can let it dry or blow dry it & my hair comes out so does not make my hair sticky....Thank You for Dove for making this whipped cream mousse...

on 12/29/2013 11:49:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

I love this product, use after my shower along with a couple other products. This is my 3rd purchase of this product and plan on many more. - this mousse doesn't leave your hair feeling sticky, heavy, crunchy. It's a nice light product and the smell is great too. Helps with frizz and curls.

on 12/3/2013 4:27:00 PM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm

Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Green

This is my 2nd purchase of this Dove Mousse (Nourishing Curls Whipped Cream) and I love it. I have naturally slightly wavy, fine hair that is color treated but straightens easily. You have to use very little of this mousse. Definitely not an egg sized amount! Use a tiny bit. It also is a very dense mousse (like whipped cream) so a little goes a long way. Don't use too much. I put maybe the size of a quarter in my palm and let it pouf up, then rub in my hands & through my hair. Makes waves smooth, not crunchy; easy to do your hair straight but with volume, with this product. Lasts a long time, too. I thought all mousses were the same, but this product has changed my mind. Thanks Dove! I'll keep buying.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

on 6/24/2013 2:55:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Blue

My hair is naturally wavy and thick. But I usually try to steer clear of wearing it wavy because I hate how mousse can make it feel crunchy. However, while perusing Pinterest, I saw a review for Dove's Whipped Cream mousse and decided to give it a try.

The next day, I used the mousse for the first time. The texture is definitely more like canned whipped cream, then traditional mousse. And when it applying to my hair, I almost felt like I was just adding grease to it. But after blow drying, boy did I see a huge difference. I had beautiful, soft waves. My hair felt touchable. And with a little bit of hairspray, my hair held through the entire day (in Texas!) and into the next. This is definitely the only mousse I will use ever again.

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Age: 19-24

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse

Eyes: Green

My hair is nataurally wavy. It's really thick too! When I first used this mousse I hated it. I usually always hate mousse but bought this one because it said keeps curls soft and it was a cream mousse. I usually use cream on my waves to enhance their beachy look. I bought this because when my mom visits she's always asking if I have any mousse. I thought this dove might be a good compromise for us! I kept playing with the mousse trying to figure out how to use it. The bottle says to apply to damp hair but for me it worked best when my hair was 3/4 dry. After I figured out how to use it I loved it. My waves were even wavier (if that's a word but you get the point). It smells fantastic unlike most mousses!! It dried pretty quick and my waves were soft like it says it will do. The waves even looked good the next day after sleeping on them.

How I use it: I wash and condition my hair. I go ahead and do my makeup while I let my hair air-dry. After I finish my makeup (which is a about ten minutes or so) I blow dry my hair just to where it's barely wet. I leave the ends a little wetter than the top. I then apply the mousse (it just takes very little). I blow dry my hair some more while I'm scrunching it. Then voila! I'm done. It takes only a total of ten minutes to fix my hair this way. I usually get compliments on how soft and curly my hair is when I use this.

The price was either $4 or $5 at Target.
The lid stays on pretty well too. It doesn't pop off when i throw it in my bag.
I will buy this again when I'm out for sure! I haven't tried using it and then curling my hair but I'm really anxious to see how it does.

Remember with this product less is more!!

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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