Spray gels? I tried Garnier Wonder Waves

Just wondering if anyone has had good luck with spray gels.
I used one (Garnier Wonder Waves) today on dry hair after getting stuck in the rain. It worked really well! My curls had fallen into a mass of frizz, but the spray gel made them bounce back up. The ends are piecey and clumped, and it's shiny and frizz-free. My husband asked if I used a curling iron to re-curl hair. Nice, huh?

In case anyone was wondering, this has a water soluble cone (peg-something dimethicone).

I haven't tried this on wet or damp hair, but I will.
3Aish hair, thin and fine-to-medium in texture, couple inches past shoulder length
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I use Fructis spray gel. I have better results so far with this than other gels I have used.
Awesome! I have to check this out.

ETA: Odd, I can't find it on the official website.
2a/M-C/ii hair. Super long.

Last edited by Mint; 03-12-2009 at 05:36 PM.
i have used loreal tightly wound with great results!!
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I've started using the LVPNG (L'oreal Vive Pro Nutrigloss) Spray Gel. It's in a gold bottle. I really like it; it helps me evenly distribute the gel through my hair.

One thing is, it does have castor oil in it... it is PEG-modified, so I just co-wash and I haven't had any issues yet. But I know some people don't get along with castor oil.
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Oil: 100% pure Tea Tree Oil (massage into scalp before shampooing to relieve itching and flaking)
Conditioner: Giovanni Smooth as Silk Conditioner
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Leave-in: Giovanni Direct Leave In Conditioner

Products: AG re:coil, L'Oreal Vive Pro Glossy Curls Spray Gel, MOP C-System Shaping Serum
Can't use just it, but sometimes a little Samy I'm Twisted spray gel helps calm back down any frizz I might start getting while diffusing. Or just adds a little extra oomph when I need it. It's not strong enough hold on its own for me, though. I like it better than L'Oreal Tightly Wound. My only complaint is that sometimes it doesn't spray well (it's a little thicker than LTW), so I spray it on my hands, rub them together, then smooth over my hair.
2C/3A/3B - modified CG - fairly fine now, normal/low porosity/normal elasticity

Current Main Rotation: MG217 medicated or Aim2Health 'poos for scalp, Elucence cond., Spiral Solutions Protein & Deeply Decadent Cond., CJCCCC reg or lite,CJ Pattern Pusha,, Giovanni LA Hold Hair Spritz + lots more, sporadically

HG Method: Super Soaker + Smasters-ing, brief upside down diffusing w/360o diffuser then clips/clamps & air dry. Newly gray - stopped my henna glosses!


Last edited by auntnett; 04-29-2009 at 02:21 PM. Reason: Correct Totally Twisted to Tightly Wound
I have never found a spray gel that I could spray directly on my hair - I always have to spray into my hand and then put it on my hair. I always seem to get this stream of gel in one spot whenever I try to use any spray directly into my hair. Makes me angry. I just contributed nothing to this thread other than a rant. Carry on.
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