Ingredients To Die For - Curl Defining Gel
Curl Defining Gel
So I am going to review Ingredientstodiefor's new product, the Curl Defining Gel.
I have a 1oz sample size of it, and have used it so far for wash and gos, my first
wearable twist out (yes my very first I actually wore down haha)...I even use it on my edges :O
The product is thick, spreads easily, has slip, if you turn the contained upside down it wont run out of the container. It is strange because when it gets on your fingers or hands if moves easily. Overall it's a thick creamy gelled texture.
I really love the slip it has as well.
This gel is very moisturizing, I'm not sure how else to put that honestly. xD lol I don't usually use gels on my edges, but given that it is moisturizing and gives a nice firm hold I am able to use this on my edges, sleep on it, and my hair is still soft in the morning.
(To be fair I have been using another sample from Ingredientstodiefor that I believe has been uppping my moisture, but that product will be reviewed after. ^^)
It gives a firm hold, it honestly reminds of a pomade on my hair. I get great clumped curls, shine, a firm but extremely soft hold. I used it today for a wash and go and didn't even have to scrunch out any crunch. =O I am so in awe of this gel, lol. I've never used a styling gel product that doesn't leave a crunch-feeling when dry. I will say that I used wayyy too much on sections my first time using this and it was a bit crunchy, but mostly just weighed down from using so much. You only really need a little of this spread over your hands, and then onto your sections. It has ALOT of slip. The slip is comparable to the organicals deep conditioning cream.
The only real CON I can think of for this gel is those with hair that is easily weighed down may find this too heavy.
I am really enjoying this gel, my hair was crying out for moisture - I have been using the organicals touchably soft conditioning gel as my staple gel, and while that is a good gel it has protein in it and I didn't feel comfortable using it everyday (even though my hair loves protein). The product is good, and those with fine hair would love it but I just needed something thicker.
So this gel is a nice change, the ingredients are great, it rinses as perfectly clean as all of their products I've used so far have. There is no sticky or oily feeling, the hair feels perfectly touchable.
I was trying to think what gel or cream I would compare this product to that most of you would know of or have used, but I really can't think of any. I've used all of the popular 'moisturizing' gels and end up with tangled dry wash and gos by time I get home >.< I'm just so happy with my moisture levels at the moment, and of course I love being able to buy a huge amount and scenting my own gel however I want
I'm gong to add pictures tomorrow when I do my hair...and also have my brother take pictures of the gel itself. I wanted to have pictures before but he keeps slipping out of the house with his nice camera before I can get to him xD lol
I'll also be writing my review for the "marshmallow moisture balm
" next, or in a few weeks seeing as I had been using it wrong to get the full benefits....but I have to say this product has changed my hair in just a few mere days for the better....and this was from not even using it properly ...I am still in shock at my hair's moisture level right now.