NEW Frizz Ease/John Frieda Dream Curls

Yesterday while at the grocery store I saw that Dream Curls by Frizz Ease/John Frieda has new packaging AND new ingredients!

I did NOT see cyclomethicone in them & none of the cyclo-xane cones either!

I previously bought the old formula & packaging a few weeks ago, so I didn't buy a new bottle, so I don't have all the new ingredients. Sorry!
I just bought a John Frieda Frizz Ease product that was cone free too! It's called Downplay, and it's a frizz/volume reducer. I really like it b/c it has the consistecy of a serum, and it keeps your hair from getting too big and poofy.

The only cone is a PEG modified dimethicone. I wonder how many other products are reformulated?
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Please excuse any typos. For the time being, we are blaming it on my computer.
MAN, I'm going to have to quit looking at this forum!!! Every time I find something that I love and get the PJ under control, you ladies find me something new!! LOL
I'm a 3b, with 3c underneath.

Used to be CG, now I'm not. Using Suave Aloe & Waterlily shampoo & condish, JoiWhip, BRHG, Suave Aloe gel, Aussie Tizz No Frizz, and anything else that looks good!
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I know they reformulated the Radiant Red Shampoo and Condish. There used to be one for lighter shades and one for darker, but then I couldn't find the lighter shade anymore and now I see they have done away with it and just made one for all shades of red. I am not sure how I feel about that and I have not tried them yet to see how much different they are. I usually use them for about a week after I color my hair and then go back to Jessicurl.
Hair Type: mix of 3's, growing out an angled bob, color-treated red.
Current products: GVP conditioning balm for co-wash and leave in, Curl Junkie Curls in a Bottle, Pattern Pusha and Garnier Anti-humidity hairspray
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Hair idol: Kimberly Schlapman from Little Big Town
I just bought a John Frieda Frizz Ease product that was cone free too! It's called Downplay, and it's a frizz/volume reducer. I really like it b/c it has the consistecy of a serum, and it keeps your hair from getting too big and poofy.

The only cone is a PEG modified dimethicone. I wonder how many other products are reformulated?
Originally Posted by babywavy
I've been looking for this as someone recommended it a while ago. No luck, we'll probably get it some time in the next decade or so!
I'll buy a bottle of the new Dream Curls just to post the ingredients. I'm sure I'd get looked at strangely & maybe commented on/to if I just stood there & wrote the ingredients & then put the bottle back on the shelf!

I like how the original works as a 3a former for my supposed 2b hair & a refresher, even though it has amodimethicone in the first line of ingredients & cyclomethicone in the middle.

Hopefully the new one will work the same!
I'm sure I'd get looked at strangely & maybe commented on/to if I just stood there & wrote the ingredients & then put the bottle back on the shelf!
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
I do this, and I frequently get looks. I have a few places I'm comfortable copying down ingreds, but most places, the looks get to me. If someone says something, I just say I have allergies (which I do) and need to compare to a list my dr gave me of "alternate names" for stuff I'm allergic to (which I also do). Usually though, I get looks rather than comments which seems worse.

Looking forward to reading the ingreds!
If only those ingredient lists were in a larger type, or my cell phone camera had super macro capacities!
formerly Castella
(my dogs aren't snarly, my hair is)
The bold ingredient items are what is different between the two bottles. I didn't note the difference between VP/Dimethylamino-ehtylmethacrylate Copolymer and VP/Dimethylaminoethylmethacrylate Copolymer because the dash was the only difference. I also didn't note the difference between PEG-8 Dimethicone Meadowfoamate and Dimethicone PEG-8 Meadowfoamate because they just placed the PEG-8 between the words.

Old bottle

packaging & front of bottle
Clear cap
Opaque white bottle
Purplish-blue box on bottle with opaque white "FRIZZ-EASE"
Purplish-blue "Dream Curls"
Red box on bottle with white "STEP 4"
Red "STYLE CURLY"

Ingredients
Water, Glycerin, Amodimethicone, VP/VA Copolymer, Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters, PEG-8 Dimethicone Meadowfoamate, Magnesium Sulfate, Diazolidinyl Urea, Panthenol, VP/Dimethylamino-ethylmethacrylate Copolymer, Polyquaternium-11, Cetrimonium Chloride, Trideceth-12, Clyclomethicone, Fragrance, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Citric Acid, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Formula # 4371

New bottle

packaging & front of bottle
Light purple cap
Opaque white bottle
Black box on bottle with white "JOHN FRIEDA COLLECTION"
Dark purple "FRIZZ-EASE"
Medium purple box on bottle with white "STYLE"
Black "DREAM CURLS"
Light purple "Curl Perfecting Spray"

Ingredients
Water, Glycerin, Amodimethcone, VP/VA Copolymer, Olive Oil PEG-7 Esters, Dimethicone PEG-8 Meadowfoamate, Magnesium Sulfate, Diazolidinyl Urea, Panthenol, VP/Dimethylaminoethylmethacrylate Copolymer, Polyquaternium-11, Cetrimonium Chloride, Trideceth-12, Propylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance, Citric Acid
Oh! I am so excited. This used to be my HG curl activater/refresher, but I had to sustain from using it when I quit shampooing regularly because it started to build up.

I still have a full/unused bottle of the old formula. Do you think they would exchange it for me for the new one?

Thanks for the info!
3a/2b

Winter Routine
Co-wash: Hair One Argan Oil or Burt's Bees GreenTea and Fennel
Low-Po: Devacurl LP or SheaMoisture Black Soap(1-2x/wk)
Condish: SheaMoisture Deep Repair Mask
Leave-in: Kinky Curly Knot Today AND
Styler: GF Curl Construct Mousse or Biotera gel
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Treatments: Oils or butters,and trying out Aubrey Organics GPB for protein

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I'm sure I'd get looked at strangely & maybe commented on/to if I just stood there & wrote the ingredients & then put the bottle back on the shelf!
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
I do this, and I frequently get looks. I have a few places I'm comfortable copying down ingreds, but most places, the looks get to me. If someone says something, I just say I have allergies (which I do) and need to compare to a list my dr gave me of "alternate names" for stuff I'm allergic to (which I also do). Usually though, I get looks rather than comments which seems worse.

Looking forward to reading the ingreds!
Originally Posted by laurabeth33
A few years ago I was chased out of a dollar store for writing down ingredients from a bottle of conditioner I wanted to have okay-ed when I was doing CG!

The lady, who even threatened to call the police, wasn't having any explanation/reason/excuse.

I've since refused to set foot in that store.
I'm sure I'd get looked at strangely & maybe commented on/to if I just stood there & wrote the ingredients & then put the bottle back on the shelf!
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
I do this, and I frequently get looks. I have a few places I'm comfortable copying down ingreds, but most places, the looks get to me. If someone says something, I just say I have allergies (which I do) and need to compare to a list my dr gave me of "alternate names" for stuff I'm allergic to (which I also do). Usually though, I get looks rather than comments which seems worse.

Looking forward to reading the ingreds!
Originally Posted by laurabeth33
A few years ago I was chased out of a dollar store for writing down ingredients from a bottle of conditioner I wanted to have okay-ed when I was doing CG!

The lady, who even threatened to call the police, wasn't having any explanation/reason/excuse.

I've since refused to set foot in that store.
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
What the hell? Can you imagine the cops' faces if they showed up and were told she called the cops because you were writing down ingredients? What the hell was she going to tell them? Trying to steal a conditioner formula that isn't even HERS?
3a/3b thick coarse WL dark brown hair. CG/Mod CG since: 5/4/05. Current products: Right now my hair is in such a tizzy over this winter weather we are hving that nothing really seems to be working. I need a haircut.
I'm sure I'd get looked at strangely & maybe commented on/to if I just stood there & wrote the ingredients & then put the bottle back on the shelf!
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
I do this, and I frequently get looks. I have a few places I'm comfortable copying down ingreds, but most places, the looks get to me. If someone says something, I just say I have allergies (which I do) and need to compare to a list my dr gave me of "alternate names" for stuff I'm allergic to (which I also do). Usually though, I get looks rather than comments which seems worse.

Looking forward to reading the ingreds!
Originally Posted by laurabeth33
A few years ago I was chased out of a dollar store for writing down ingredients from a bottle of conditioner I wanted to have okay-ed when I was doing CG!

The lady, who even threatened to call the police, wasn't having any explanation/reason/excuse.

I've since refused to set foot in that store.
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
What the hell? Can you imagine the cops' faces if they showed up and were told she called the cops because you were writing down ingredients? What the hell was she going to tell them? Trying to steal a conditioner formula that isn't even HERS?
Originally Posted by DominicanaHeat
Yes, & half of what she said before, in the middle of & afterwards I couldn't translate. She was probably cursing me out in Spanish, though I know a few of the choice words!
I'm sure I'd get looked at strangely & maybe commented on/to if I just stood there & wrote the ingredients & then put the bottle back on the shelf!
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
I do this, and I frequently get looks. I have a few places I'm comfortable copying down ingreds, but most places, the looks get to me. If someone says something, I just say I have allergies (which I do) and need to compare to a list my dr gave me of "alternate names" for stuff I'm allergic to (which I also do). Usually though, I get looks rather than comments which seems worse.

Looking forward to reading the ingreds!
Originally Posted by laurabeth33
A few years ago I was chased out of a dollar store for writing down ingredients from a bottle of conditioner I wanted to have okay-ed when I was doing CG!

The lady, who even threatened to call the police, wasn't having any explanation/reason/excuse.

I've since refused to set foot in that store.
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
What the hell? Can you imagine the cops' faces if they showed up and were told she called the cops because you were writing down ingredients? What the hell was she going to tell them? Trying to steal a conditioner formula that isn't even HERS?
Originally Posted by DominicanaHeat
Yes, & half of what she said before, in the middle of & afterwards I couldn't translate. She was probably cursing me out in Spanish, though I know a few of the choice words!
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
That's hilarious!

I've wanted to take pictures of products that look new to me to post here with my camera phone but I'm always afraid someone will catch me and throw me out for taking pictures of their products
3a/3b thick coarse WL dark brown hair. CG/Mod CG since: 5/4/05. Current products: Right now my hair is in such a tizzy over this winter weather we are hving that nothing really seems to be working. I need a haircut.
I didn't have a camera phone at the time, just a plain Jane "phone" or I might have tried such. But I bet she would have tried wrestling my phone from me!
A few years ago I was chased out of a dollar store for writing down ingredients from a bottle of conditioner I wanted to have okay-ed when I was doing CG!

The lady, who even threatened to call the police, wasn't having any explanation/reason/excuse.

I've since refused to set foot in that store.
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
That's just WRONG! What did she think you were going to do?!?!
A few years ago I was chased out of a dollar store for writing down ingredients from a bottle of conditioner I wanted to have okay-ed when I was doing CG!

The lady, who even threatened to call the police, wasn't having any explanation/reason/excuse.

I've since refused to set foot in that store.
Originally Posted by Liz's loops
That's just WRONG! What did she think you were going to do?!?!
Originally Posted by laurabeth33
Make my own? Steal it?

So, Laurabeth, what do you think of the new ingredients?
I do prefer parabens to methylchloroisothiazolinone & methylisothiazolinone, which can be irritants on leave-on products. Cyclomethicone made this producty on my hair, coupled with the olive oil. Propylene glycol should be a better match since it's a humectant and might bring moisture to layer under the olive oil.
So it sounds like a good change then.

I like what it does already to my hair & that's the old formula. Nice shine, decent curl formation for a lazy curl or normal wave, ETA: definition, moist looking & feeling, & no stickiness & no crunch. It'll be nice if it the new formula works the same.
sorry i'm abit confused? so are the products now CG??

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