May 24, 2012 - I have fine fractal/kinky-coily/Type 4a hair. It's also low-ish porosity. First off I need to stay that I have purchased and returned this product on 2 separate occasions. That's how much of a learning curve I've had with it. But ultimately I did repurchase recently for the 3rd time and I don't plan on returning it this time. I finally figured out how to use it on my hair and now I really like it. For really dense/tight curls, you need to use a lot because it's a thinner gel. I also discovered that I needed my hair to be more on the damp side rather than really wet for best results b/c it's already pretty conditioning on its own. Once air-dried, there was some crunch/gel cast feeling but it scrunches out nicely with Oyin Sugar Berries, MOP shine, or any other pomade (haven't used the Ouidad one b/c of the price). It gives hold but not like the stiff kind. Also, I live in a very humid climate and my hair holds up nicely with this product in it, beyond the first day (at least 2 or 3). Despite the big learning curve in the beginning, I do see myself buying this again (though not in a liter size or anything b/c it's so expensive.)
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Jan 26, 2012 - I think this is a pretty decent product. I have purchased it quite a few times. The ingredients may seem a bit daunting to some who like to use "all natural" ingredients, but really they are just the "chemistry names" of various emulsifiers and emollients. So this product gives a lot of moisture and slip and is good for detangling if you have really dry hair that is tangle-prone. I prefer to use this during the winter months and it serves my needs well.
Jan 25, 2012 - I think the two things about this product that I liked were the scent, and the fact that it's concentrated, so I didn't have to use much. Other than I was disappointed not only because it left my hair feeling stripped the two times (not consecutive) I tried it, but it also left my scalp feeling itchy for 2 weeks after each use. Needless to say, I won't be buying this one again.