I'm really liking this stuff! I tried the medium hold for several days. I LOVE the way it distributes--more like a lotion than a gel, really. And NOT sticky on the hands.
Lately, this is the only styler I've been using, because I want to see what it does on its own.
Today (one day after color), I tried the ultra-hold for the first time. I didn't get any crunch, but maybe that's because I pixie-diffused for the last few minutes of my air-drying phase. I used quite a bit of it too.. (Maybe I just had a lot of conditioner in my hair?)
I'm going to keep experimenting with it--mixing it with some Mop-C curl creme for example...see how it works in combo with other products.
It rinses out well, holds well without the crunch...
What I really like about it is that I feel like I'm putting something GOOD on my hair, something mild, ingredient-wise, that gives pretty decent hold and curl definition.
I'm glad you're liking the aloe/flax gel. I really like Jan. I also have some (generous) samples of various lotions (face/body), foaming soap, etc. from her and I have to say, she has great customer service. She is trying to get together a new conditioner that us "curlies" can use. I sent her a link on the ingredients that we avoid and hopefully she can come up with something. I think it's really sweet of her to go through all the trouble. I also like that her products are natural. Don't hesitate to give her a call if you want samples of any products, she is more than happy to accomodate.
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