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Boots Essentials Curling Cream

250 ml | Styler

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Product Rating: 4.35 Curls (Rated 4/5 based on 46 reviews) Login to add your review

Boots Essentials Curl Creme is a natural looking control and defining creme to smooth away frizziness and hold your curls.
Rating: Product Rating: 3 Curls

i have been using it for like 4 time, it's great for hold like " gel " but its not add any moister for your hair if you using it alone for styling, may be with using it with another leave-in conditioner will give better result ! i'm ( 3b )

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

This product is amazing! I have 3c curls, and this product makes my curls look fantastic. It can be a bit sticky if you use too much product, but that is not a problem - just use a smaller size. The only downside about this is that I can't find it in Norway.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

I'm a 3b/3c and this is one of my staple products as it gives good results on days when I'm in a rush. I simply dilute it in my hands and apply it to wet hair then I can just towel dry and go! Not quite as good as a leave in or gel and it can be a bit drying but it's still worth a try, particularly if you live in the UK

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

Great product for just over £1! It can be sticky if you use too much, so I found it was best to use a smaller quantity on top of a leave-in conditioner. The hold is excellent.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

Ho-ly Shit...This stuff is amazing. I got great definition and amazing frizz protection with NO crunch. I used l'oreal cleansing conditioner, yes to carrots leave-in, then just a few dabs of this through my hair (don't forget you have to rub it in your hands til its white before you apply!) Then i plopped overnight, and spritzed a bit of hairspray since it was supposed to rain, but I don't think its necessary. I was a little concerned because isopropyl alcohol is the final ingredient but i didnt notice anymore dryness than with alcohol free products

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

OMG!!!! Love, love, LOVED this product!!!! Here's my review: at first it didn't really do anything to my hair! If this happens to you DON'T WORRY!!! Your curls just have to get used to the new product! So anyway like the second or third day I was using it... I started seeing results!!!! My hair had less shrinkage and it was really nice and soft and not frizzy and totally manageable! I use it in my everyday curly hair routine: (wet hair, boots curling creme, moroccan oil, and/ or leave in conditioner if i shower!) Anyway with my usual products, It made my hair look sooo nice! and it was so soft and looked so shiny! The only downside is it's really hard to find and if you really want it since it comes from england... Order more than one tub at a time because it costs more money to ship one at a time than three all at once!!!!!! Anyway what i do with it is... with wet hair take a swipe of it with two of my fingers and run it through my hair, then flip my head over and repeat the process underneath for more volume and coverage! Anyways... all in all great product highly recommended (ps i have type 3b curly hair!!!) Hope u guys enjoy!!!!!!!!

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

I recently tried this product and I absolutely loved it!!! My hair was so curly, and the little crunch I haad was easily scrunched out. I used it with a bit of serum to tame the frizz and a root booster to give volume and I got lovely corkscrews. The only problem I have is my hair was a bit heavy after use, so if you buy this don't use too much! It's very cheap and is definitely my new favourite product! :D And its 'cone free!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rating: Product Rating: 3 Curls

This works ok for me. I wouldn't write home about it though. I do have to pair it with something else like eco-styler for more hold. I can't use it everyday as it dries out my hair considerably.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

yeehaw this is awesome

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

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Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

This is by far the best thing since conditioner itself. I ALWAYS put this on my hair after I finish my shower routine and have blotted my hair. I shake the tub and some sticks to the lid, and I just use that. I emulsify it in my palms and smooth it through my curls. It leaves your hair feeling crispy when it dries, but just scrunch gently to get rid of the crispiness. This really really helps with frizz, I noticed I only got some frizz if I missed an area of my hair. And the shine is fantastic. The best thing is, there are NO SILICONES WHATSOEVER.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

Fantastic product!I wrok and travel around the world and pack or ship this product wherever I go. No other product has ever compared! Check out the facebook group I created: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2356946784&v=photos#!/group.php?gid=2356946784&v=wall

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

I absolutely love this cream! It's really moisturising and it keeps my curls feeling sooo soft. I use this product as a moisturiser/leave in conditioner. I removed one curl because the cream leaves my hair looking a little dull. Nonetheless, its one of the best products I have used for moisturising my curls so I will use for as long as they make it.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

I LOVE this curl cream! It controls my curls and gives me good clumping, and is nice and moisturising too. And at £1.20, you can't go wrong! However, Boots are discontinuing it due to low sales - either buy in bulk to stock up for when it goes, or write to them and beg them to keep it on the market! (Personally, I've done both - this product is my lifesaver!!)

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

I love this! It's the best thing I've tried so far. It has good hold and definition on my curls. I find that a lot of products have weak control so my curls don't get as defined as they do with this. Amazingly cheap! If I had to be picky, the downfall would be the smell. It's not bad by any means, I would just prefer a different smell. It's a kind of unisex perfume smell... Not bad, but I've smelt better products. Also the colour. Bright pink? It's not a big deal but it just looks very artificial.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

This stuff is really great! And amazing frizz control! Gives me nice, not exceptional, clumps. Moisturizing, makes my hair soft and shiny. It's a keeper! Perfect for 2a-3b curls!

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

This is really great. It leaves me with shine, softness, and defined curls (as in it doesn't keep my hair from doing these things; it doesn't cause them). Has zero hold, but it's a curl cream. You only need a tiny bit, so a tub will last forever, which is good because shipping from the UK is painful.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

Holy holy, Batman - this stuff is just amazing! Bought it after seeing good reviews and all I can say is wow. It defines curls well and does not leave a greasy or crunchy outcome. Just soft, bouncy curls. I have to say you get some shrinkage with this product but i luuurrrve it. £1.30 ish - i will always be buying this!Helps with 2nd day hair too.

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

Liked the consistency as this made it easy to apply. It caused my hair to dry much faster than it usually does. Also when it dried my hair was soft, shiny and not at all crunchy. Had some shrinkage but that's not unusual for me. Haven't tried it on its own as yet but it works well over Mixed Chicks Leave-in. Going to try with Battia and Aleeza's gel next!

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

This little thing is brilliant! I use it both on wet hair before gel and on dry hair to define some curls that could go crazy sometimes...superb!

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

Not quite perfect, but definitely a find beyond anything I've used before. A little goes a long way even with pretty long hair, and it manages to leave me with curls that are reasonably well-defined and soft (my frizz is my own problem, not its fault). Annoyingly unavailable in the US, but not sure why people are saying it's not being made anymore - I picked some up just the other day at my local Boots for just over £1. Definitely worth trying out if you're able to get hold of it.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

I have yet to try this on brand spanking clean hair, and I'm still giving it 5 stars. The reason? I'm on Day 9 hair -- totally unimaginable before I received it. I never got past Day 1 (with decent looking hair) until I went CG, but this has got to be at least double what I've managed before, and looks like great Day 1 hair. If I don't find it to be my product of choice on freshly washed hair, it still seems to be my HG product for eeking out more good hair days. All I've been doing is running wet hands over and through my hair to dampen it well, then emulsifying a small amount of the Boots Curl Creme between my hands, and running them quickly over and through my hair, and scrunching. I can literally see the curl reforming before I start scrunching. My super baby fine hair is soft, bouncy, has root lift, and great spiral curls. I'm looking forward to seeing what it will do for me on freshly washed hair, but still curious to see how far I can reasonably go.

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

This product gives me great shrinkage and ringlets, but tends to leave the surface of my hair a little fuzzy. It works great layered under aloe vera gel, which reduces the fuzziness.

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

I was scared at first, because it went on really producty! I could see it all over my hair. After it dried, I had really nice clumpy curls. Sadly, my curls did shrink alot. That is a huge deal for me.

Rating: Product Rating: 1 Curls

Hated this stuff, I tried it years ago when I was just experimenting with different products was hoping it would work and the fact it only costs just over a pound wasn't bad either. But I had fluffy hair, no definition at all and didn't care for the smell I think I still have a tub sitting around at home. Awful stuff

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

Really moisturizing, encourages major clumping, and works well with CK and/or other gels. Sometimes I can even get away with using it over a leave-in, too, but only on those super dry days. ALSO a little goes a looong way so this stuff will last me forever. Wonderful stuff!

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

ok, first impressions... i scrunched this into wet hair after raking though my leave in condish and my first impression was.. uh oh... my hair feels lank and weighed down, not good as my hair is very fine so i don't like anything too heavy on it. Much to my suprise my hair dried very quickly and i had nicely defined curls which weren't weighed down, in fact the opposite was true and a little frizz started to show through. My hair has a nice amount of body though and my curls are very spirally its just the slight bit of frizz that prevents the 4 curls, if it had just a little more frizz control this would be my HG. All in a all a good product, great value for money and i would re-purchase.

Rating: Product Rating: 1 Curls

This was awful! No clumps, and my hair was frizzy, dull and producty. gross!

Rating: Product Rating: 2 Curls

after reading reviews i was excited to try this stuff but my results werent so geat- yea my hair was soft but i had no curl formation/definition whatsoever- my waves were left very limp and stringy- thank God i only got a sample from another curlie & didn't waste money on this

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

This is the best curly hair styling product I've ever found. Better than Redken, better than Aveda. I can't believe they stopped making it. It gave my curls great definition, shine, and kept them flexible. Maybe if we flood Boots with requests for it they will bring it back!

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

Oh my, only one mediocre result! I am going to have to give it a 4 curls as well. At first I had doubts as it showed up in my hair! As if I put in too much conditioner or something but then in approx 1.0 minutes it soaks in. I love it.Not my absolute favorite but a very excellent daily control creme under a gel. Very little frizz and excellent to put on dry hair

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

This product is my dry/2nd day hair HG. It brings back curl, especially curl that has been pulled out from sleeping in a pineapple, and gives definition. At first I thought it felt too producty but the key for me was to use a smaller amount spread between wet hands before smoothing it into my dry hair.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

This is absolutely one of the best curl defining products I have ever used. It is a thick pink cream with a somewhat citrusy smell. It provides great hold for days and you don't need a lot to cover your whole head. No crunciness or flaking with this stuff either. I am not sure how moisturizing it is, but it doesn't seem to cause dryness and my curls are soft. Unfortunately it has been discontinued :( I wrote my letter to Boots, if you love this stuff I suggest you try too!!

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

I just paired this up with CurlKeeper to see how it would look, since I really want big clumpy curls and not thin ones... and WOW! What a great combo this is! For special occasions I've been using Curls Rock with CurlKeeper for clumps, but this Boots cream isn't as thick as Curls Rock, makes my hair shinier, smells fresh, and I've got my large clumps! I hope they don't discontinue this. I never did try the other Boots curling cream that some folks were trying when rumors were out that this would be discontinued, so I guess if they do discontinue or change this- I'd have to go back to Curls Rock. It's not a bad alternative, but Boots is easier to use than Curls Rock.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

I can't get over how moisturizing this stuff is! When I use it, it feels like I have an entirely different head of hair. Moisturized from roots and tips! Love that! I do wish that it had more hold (I'd give it a 3.5 is such category existed) and I can't use it on its own (slightly too frizzy), but it works well with a product like Curl Keeper. I'm hoping that when my hair is longer, I will be able to get away with using ONLY Boots. I also adore the scent. In my opinion, the scent is a citrus/floral blend. It smells a lot like VO5 Kiwi Lime Squeeze Conditioner. A really great product, which I 'hope' has truthfully not been discontinued.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

Love this stuff! Great curl definition and hold. I find it works best on hair that is completely wet instead of "spritzed" with water. I've used ISO bouncy creme before I discovered the CG routine, and found the Boots ingredients to be more CG friendly. Had no problem with shrinkage!

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

This is quite simply one of the best hair care products that I have ever used!! My hair which is usually coarse and frizzy was so incredibly soft and shiny and I had 2nd and 3rd day hair without much effort!! I love it! You only need to use a very small amount to have success and I do mean SUCCESS.I just can't believe my hair these days! Boots CC is a definate keeper.

Rating: Product Rating: 2 Curls

OK--I am going to have to be unpopular and say it is an ok product. Yes, I get decent curls and soft hair, but I get way too much volume with it. But it is good that it does not dry my hair out, and my hair is very shiny with it--but I can't stand volume :(

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

This stuff is absolutely fabulous! I used this after applying my leave-in (elucence) and the results were great!Great conistency, shine and fizz control. Also had great second day hair. I gave it a 3 because of the shrinkage but other than that it's a really good product. It's a shame really that it's being discontinued.

Rating: Product Rating: 4 Curls

Yes it makes my hair curly, and it's soft but Holy Shrinkage Batman!! I also found that it doesn't hold up as well to extreme humidity as some of my 4 curl products. However, combo-ing it with a thinner frizz reducing gel (I've been using Curl Keeper) has remedied that issue. I also like that I don't have to use very much to get the results I desire - touchable soft curls. If there was such thing as 3 1/2 curls, this product would get it.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

I absolutely love this product! It can work well alone or under a gel, and also works pretty well on dry hair to remove crunch or eliminate frizzies. Just a small amount adds definition and shine to my fine 3a curls. This product is so effective and well liked, I wonder which bozo decided it should be discontinued?

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

This stuff is AWESOME! I have been searching for something with NONE to LITTLE crunch, natural looking and great frizz control and this product has it ALL! I wish we could start a petition to keep it from being discontinued! I would be interested to hear the reviews on the BOOTS science balm which is a close comparison or so I'm told even a replacement for the curl cream, although it has isopropyl alcohol in it which is the drying kind. Any thoughts on this fellow curlies?

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

Okay, I admit I thought this was all a bunch of hype. But I finally tried this incredible pink potion and am in love! I had incredible, soft, defined, shiny curls! It also smells amazing! I'm just sorry it took me this long to discover it.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

Love it. Provides the right combination of hold and curl formation without stickiness or crunch.

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

Great smell, nice consistency. Leaves my hair soft with controlled curls,zero crunch!

Rating: Product Rating: 5 Curls

I love this product! It leaves my hair feeling fresh, clean, and very moisturized... with great hold and clumping! This is the first product that really left me loving my curls!

Aqua, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, cetrimonium chloride, PVP/VA copolymer, phenoxyethanol, polyquaternium-10, parfum, benzophenone-3, citric acid, sodium hydroxide, C1 14700
Ingredient Attributes: frizz control, anti-humectant, sun protectant

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