I am happy with the results I got from this. My hairdresser gave my shoulder-length hair with an "interior" cut and thinned it out. I loved the length and the lift but also wanted to find a product that would work with it and not be too stiff. My hair is color treated, fine textured but a lot of hair with some natural wave. Once it's thinned, I can use this to scrunch and lift the layers. The smell is yummy and the price is blessing. I used to use "Curls Rock", but I like this product better.
i used this exactly as directed: on slightly damp hair (about 2 quarter-size dollaps for wavy, below shoulder length). despite the thin, ultra light, clean feel of this gel out of the tube, the silicone ingredients in it seem to weigh my hair down my hair a little once dried. it does not bring out the curl as well as other "curl" gels i've tried--"scrunching" is difficult, because this has very little hold, and a lot of slip. still, i liked that it didn't feel sticky or crunchy, left me with a little volume and smoothness, cut down on frizz, and gave me curly waves.
i wash my hair every 2-3 days. i don't think this is a good product unless you shampoo daily.
on the second day, my hair looked dried out. i tried using this to add moisture to the frazzled looking ends (because i was on vacation and didn't have anything else around). it just made them stringy, crunchy, and "wet" looking after it dried. on day 3, i tried mixing in some water and conditioner in but my hair still ended up looking stiff, parched and coated.
This is my HG hair product! I am very "particular" about my hair, and I've been using this almost 3 years now. It's the best for adding LOTS of body to your hair, and you can style to curl or wave. This lasts in humidity and has major staying power without looking crunchy or overdone. You can brush it easily and doesn't build up in the hair after showers. I don't know what they put in it to make it work so well but it's definitely the best and I'm glad it's so cheap. I rub it over my hair when wet, and then blow dry it how I want to style it, and sometimes curl it. This is much better than mousse even if you're looking for a soft-curls-you can brush it then curl. *One thing however, when I was dying/bleaching my hair frequently and my hair was unhealthy, I found it wasn't really a good look, as this is semi-drying to give the hair fullness. Now that my hair is healthy again I went right back to this with a sigh of relief!! I hope they make this forever, and I'll keep buying this as long as they do! There is no replacement!
I've tried this gel a few times now and haven't been too impressed. It did help give my hair a little curl but found it didn't last long even with hairspray. I did like how it didn't feel particularly heavy in my hair and the smell, like all Garnier products, was very fruity and pleasant. In any case, I probably won't be repurchasing.
I've been using curl scrunch gel for the past 2 years, I have coarse and frizzy hair that is very long which makes it difficult to manage. This product gives me beautifully defined curls with zero frizz and it smells fruity fresh. What I love about it the most is that my hair looks super shiny and healthy! The hard part for me is keeping enough in stock so I don't run out! This is my HG hair product and it's dirt cheap so I buy 2 or 3 bottles at a time. I would highly recommend if you have thick/unruly hair because this gel is sort of heavy and might make your hair look weighed down of it is fine/thin.
I had doubts about this product at the store, but I desperately needed some sprunching stuff for my hair after all the horrible reviews on the Aussie Sprunch Spray. This product did not scrunch my naturally straight hair at all, but maybe that was the problem, but I expected a little curl out of all of this and it didn't work. I gave this 3 out of 5 lippies solely on what it makes my hair feel and smell. My hair stayed super soft and anti-frizzy until I took my shower, and it smells amazingly fresh, clean, and some fruitness. It also kept my overnight curls anti-frizzy and smooth. No crunch or stickiness with this stuff. I like it. ;)
I had high hopes for this product but in the end it did not work for me. I scrunched it in my straight, damp hair and tied it up. In the end, I got kind of heavy curls and I felt like I needed to wash my hair again.
I didn't really like this and am going to return it. On the plus side, it made my hair feel thicker (in a good way), the packaging is great because it's so easy to use, it's dirt cheap, and it smells absolutely AMAZING! Kind of like peaches or watermelon or some other fruity deliciousness. I want my hair to smell like this all the time.
Sadly, this just didn't really do anything for my curls. It made my hair look flat and stringy, with some spirals tightly wound and some bits straightened out completely. I also noticed that it has alcohol denat. which is like one of the worst things for hair. Back it goes. (Too bad, it smells so good!)
This is probably not the best thing to use in your curly hair. The first day I had it in, it looked fine, like any other gel really, but then as I continued to use it, I noticed it was making my hair really dried out. Kinda overpriced for the size and quality as well.
Terrible - absolutely no hold and it smells terrible. I tried cocktailing with other products but no luck. It went right in the trash!