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Monday, May 28, 2012

Curls Passion Fruit Curl Control Paste Review

Price-  $7.99 for a 4oz tub at Target
Ingredients-  Water, Ceteareth-25, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Glycerin, Isostearyl Isostearate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Shea Butter, Mango Seed Butter, Jojoba Oil, Vitamin E Oil, Tetrahexyldecyl, Ascorbate, Passion Fruit Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Hydroxyptopyltrimonium, Hydrolyzed Maize Starch, Panthenol, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance
Consistency-  Jelly
Scent-  Pleasant, much like the Curls Creme Brule
Product Claim-  Smooth out and slick down unruly edges, tame frizzy, out of control curls, and add amazing sheen all in one step!  Formulated with pure goodness, pure Passion Fruit Oil, Shea Butter and Mango Seed Butter, Passion Fruit Curl Control Paste is the go to product for curlies demanding perfectly coiffed curls.
Directions-  Use this super sculpting, incredible sheen enhancing pomade on wet or dry hair to create perfectly sculpted curls and to smooth down rough and unruly edges.

I really like pomades and I never heard of this particular one until I found it at Target.  Since it's from Curls and I like the rest of their products that I've tried, I decided I'd give it a try.

As far as smoothing down C's edges, this product did pretty good.  I expect products to do what they say they are supposed to, but I also think I expect a little too much at times.
This pomade made C's hair look sleek and neat, it didn't leave it crunchy or flaky.  I really liked it for C's crown area because all the tiny baby hairs stayed down longer than they do with most other products.  This is very light but a little goes a long way.  It dissolves quickly and doesn't feel sticky.

When it comes to sculpted curls, well, C's hair needs a little more to give her the definition I like.  It didn't do bad, it's just not my favorite for defining curls.  It did give the sheen it promised, so that's a plus.

This product gives a light but strong hold that lasts all day.  C's hair did soak it up though, so I'm not sure I like it for cornrows.  After a day, all her baby hairs and hairs inside each braid were sticking up.
Overall, I'm pleased with this and I will definitely buy it again.

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