I have used this now several times and am really loving it. It has a medium hold, so I use it with other products (loving this with the new cocoa bean whip from Darcys- although the scents clash!). I get moisturized curls all day long, no frizzy ends, and I love the texture. It's like a runny cream, but it does have some hold and frizz fighting ability. The smell reminds me of some kind of candy from my childhood, but I can't place it. It's very sweet but dissipates.
I am surprised. Seriously. This gel is great. First of all, I thought I've made a bad bet on this product, it just doesn't look like a gel, it looks like a cheap watery leave-in and you think "no way this will hold my curls". But it does!!! I just used it and my curls are defined, shinny, moisturized and popping around! :) No frizz or that hard look you get with some gels. I really liked it and definely buy it again.
This product is wonderfully surprising. Being on a tight budget and having a super sensative scalp makes it hard for me to try new products, but this time I was really glad I gave it a try. It's very light and creamy so I wasn't sure it would work for my curls that usually need a lot of product to keep them from getting too crazy. This cream gel is the perfect amount of hold and my curls are so soft. I'm so happy this product is all natural. My scalp was not irritated at all and I feel like I'm treating my hair with luxury. Next I'm going to try adding a leave in conditioner.
Darcy's main website actually advertise that you use the Curling Cream Gel and the Curl Style Leave-in together and when I first tried this, I did that...and the results were awful! I was so disappointed. However, I repurchased this again, by itself, and used it with my KBB Sweet Ambrosia leave-in and I loved it!!! The gel is great for slicking back my edges for buns and I've used it for my braid outs. My 4a hair had a soft hold. Another great product by DB!
I raked the cream into my 3B hair in sections following my KBB Hair Nectar leave-in. I then applied KBB hair oil to seal in the moisture and diffused. The results were amazing- soft, well defined, frizz free curls! First, the curling cream smells exactly like Kool-Aid. lol Which doesn't really bother me because the scent doesn't linger. The consistency is not quite runny, but not thick. It goes into the hair nicely. To be clear, this product does not work like a typical gel. It works to define your natural curls without providing a lot of hold. So it works best when you rake/shingle it in as opposed to scrunching. This product also mixes well with other products. I would give it 5 stars, but I'm not sure how it would hold up in hotter climates. Overall, I am very pleased with this product and will probably repurchase it in the future!
I like this a lot! The consistency is very milky...and super thin! It smells fruity, and it isn't sticky at all. It's kind of serum-y. The ingredients are good, and it very easy to distribute, so my results are even throughout my hair. The drying time is fast, which is great; however, while it's drying, your hair might not look too curly. This is because it has very little hold, so if you're thinking it will hold the curls you've scrunched like a gel would, this might not be for you. Instead, it allows your natural curls to be enhanced and more defined. Once my hair is dry, it's full of nice spirals in stead of weird curls I get from scrunching + gel. Also, the volume is pretty good! I just hope this doesn't have protein in it. The ingredients here says it has silk amino acids, but my bottle has different ingredients (?)
Ingredient Attributes: moisture, no silicones
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