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Aunt Jackie's Curls & Coils Don't Shrink Flaxseed Elongating Curling Gel

Brand: Aunt Jackie's

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Add nourishment to hair while giving bounce and stretch to withering curls, twists and coils.

4.5 (21 ratings)
CurlMart
Size: 15 oz.

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Description

Give dry, shriveled up curls and twists a nice stretch with Aunt Jackie's special blend of moisturizing conditioners, Flaxseed, Shea Butter and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. With nourishing Omega-3 fatty acids, Flaxseed has been widely used as a natural remedy for hair growth, anti-thinning and overall scalp health. With regular use, hair is left soft without a crunchy, tacky feel.


Ingredients

Aqua, Glycerin, Carbomer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Linum Usitatissimum Seed Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Polyvinylpyrrolidone, Polysorbate 20, Parfum, EDTA, Magnesium Nitrate, Phenoxyethanol, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Magnesium Chloride, Methylisothiazolinone, Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Amyl Cinnamal, Butylphenyl Methylpropional


Ingredient Attribute: Paraben Free
Silicone Free
Sulfate Free

Styling Tips

  • A small amount can be used on clean, dry hair, but this gel works best when used on clean, wet or damp hair.
  • Apply more for tighter curls and less for elongated curls.

For Wash n' Go Styles

  • Apply as needed, raking through hiar with fingers.
  • Then finger-styling hair into place.
  • Air dry or use a diffuser on a light setting.

For Twists and Coils

  • Apply to sections of hair, distributing to each area and combing through from roots to ends (use more for thicker/longer hair).
  • Prepare each section according to desired style (twists, braid outs, Bantu knots, etc.).
  • Allow hair to completely dry, then take down each section.
  • Style as desired.

Customer reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Curlk123% (Type 4b) on 10/13/2014

    I must say this stuff is the bomb!!! I have tightly coiled 4b hair. I have had very few products that gave me a great twist out, plus definition. This gel did just that. I used the shampoo, coniditioner, and leave in conditioner first from the product line, then I used just little of this product to do my two strand twists. I didn't saturate my hair with the product at all. A little goes a long way. For each twist, I used a denman to smooth the hair and applied the gel. I left my hair twisted for two days. WOW!! My twists were so defined!!! I am thouroughly satisfied!!

  • 4

    Posted by ckcourtney (Type 3a) on 10/05/2014

    The first thing I noticed and loved about this product is the smell. It smells AMAZING! The consistency is just about perfect. On day one I get tons of compliments on my curls. On day two it is a lot softer curls and the compliments aren't as plenty. I would say the hold is a lighter hold because of the looseness at day two and three. But the shape of my curls on day one is what I would consider my perfect curl. The only reason I'm not giving this five stars is because of lack of day two hold and the packaging. I'm not fond of dipping my hands into the container because I usually have hair on my hands after running the product through my hair and then having to dip my hands into the gel again gets a little messy. But all in all I will definitely be purchasing this product!

  • 5

    Posted by mrstauguste (Type 3c) on 10/03/2014

    OMG! I love this stuff! It glides on the hair like buttah and defines curls so well. Also it does not take that long to dry and controls frizz really well. I have been through several gels and they all says that they "control frizz" and don't...but this one doesn't claim to and actually does! I love it! It smells great and a little goes a long way! When the hair is dry it has a nice shine but looks natural.

  • 3

    Posted by lampkinf (Type Unknown) on 10/03/2014

    I was sent this for a review! I had high hopes for it but it was just ok. Didnt provide much hold, id say great for twistouts but definitely not wash and goes. Great smell and nice consistency. I have 4a hair and I need a lil bit more hold in my products

  • 5

    Posted by Aneka (Type 3b) on 09/29/2014

    I was sent this product to review last week and I have been using it every day since then! And I am a product junkie so I do have many other options! I absolutely love this gel! It has a pleasant scent and when applied to my wet TWA gives excellent curl definition, even into the second and third days! There was no crunchiness at all! You don't need to use a lot of this product to get great results!

  • 5

    Posted by KaySugarly (Type 3c) on 09/26/2014

    I Love it! I used this gel for a twist-out and it made my twists look great. From this product I received no flaking, no stickiness, and as promised NO SHRINKAGE! After I do a twist-out and it dries I usually put on a bonnet, and the next morning my hair would have shrank. With this product, my hair remained the same length as before I covered it for the night. This gel has a light sweet smell which I like, and a little goes a long way. Great product.

  • 4

    Posted by cjanay19 (Type 3b) on 09/26/2014

    I was sent this product to test out and I really like it. It leaves my hair super soft and movable and moisturized (unlike other gels that make my hair crunchy). It weighed down my curls a bit so there wasn't as much shrinkage, so it does what it claims to do! Also, I had a little bit of heat damage on my ends from straightening my hair and this product brought life back into my curls!! I am so happy! However, I am not giving it a full 5 stars because when I used it in combination with other hair products (on wet hair) it caused all these little white specks of product to clump in my hair. They went away when I shook out my hair and let it dry fully, but it was just a little bit annoying. It's totally worth it though, because the finished results are AMAZING!

  • 5

    Posted by curlygirlelaina (Type 3a) on 09/26/2014

    I really like this gel!! I used it on a wash n go on very wet hair and I got a little bit of hardness but it did not flake at all. Nor did it leave that sticky white residue. Also tried it on wet hair, then diffusing....still love how it turned out. Love it!!! Would re-purchase!

  • 4

    Posted by naturalEnessa (Type 4a) on 09/26/2014

    First, my hair is VERY fine and porous, so it is easily weighed down by products if I am too heavy handed. That being said, this gel didn't weigh my hair down AT ALL, which I am greatful for. It has a light floral scent that isn't too overpowering. The consistency is what you would expect for a gel minus the stickiness. In fact, after rubbing it between my fingers, it left a silky feel on my fingers. Its a light gel, but its not slippery like other gels I have used. I used it on freshly washed hair, right after using the quench intensive moisture leave in (that I will review soon). I sectioned my hair in about 8 sections and raked a quarter size amount of the gel through each section, then two strand twisted my hair. I noticed right away how moisturized my hair felt, even after it dried. My hair was shiny too. It didn't elongate my twists much, but to me the pros definitely outweigh the cons. I also use this in my daughter's 3b curls, and her hair also stays moisturized and defined through out the day. I will definitely be buying back ups soon.

  • 4

    Posted by Nesia1993 (Type 3b) on 09/24/2014

    I was sent this product to test out and review. I did two different styles before deciding to review. I first deep-conditioned my hair and then co-washed it. Aftter co-washing my hair, I applied the Aunt Jackie's quench moisture intensive leave-in conditioner in four sections of my hair and sealed the moisture in with coconut oil and then applied this curling gel to each section as I finger-coiled it. The next next week I did a wash and go. This gel has a sweet light smell and did not weigh my hair down. My curl definition was amazing and my hair dried very soft with the two styles I did with this gel! However I don't think it elongated my hair very much if at all.

  • 4

    Posted by azsgards (Type 3c) on 09/24/2014

    I used this product on both wet and dry hair. I used it first on stretch hair to pull it back in a bun. It was a very light hold no crunch. It was what I expected from a flaxseed gel. I then used it for a twist out updo. When I applied it in my hair it felt sticky and it did seem to help elongated my curls. After letting it dry and taking out my twists my hair feels very soft and moisturized and the curl definition is wonderful. I also let my mom use the gel on her 3c hair for a wash and go and she said that while it did elongated her curls it was slightly crunchy and tacky. The smell of the product was not overwhelming and it didn't lingering. The consistency of the product is same as normal gel. Which was very surprising to be flaxseed gel. I really have no complaints about this product and will definitely be using it again.

  • 5

    Posted by TonyaDoepel (Type Unknown) on 09/23/2014

    Having five biracial kids that each have a different hair texture, I am so glad to have tried this product for my middle daughter whom has the coilest, thickest, dry hair of all my girls. I knew immediately that this product was different, right away the product managed to keep the curl a curl with bounce and movement, and I noticed the sides did not shrink up as they normally due with other products. In addition, we do have to apply ALOT of this on her entire head because of the texture and thickness however there was no flaking or white residue anywhere. The product makes the hair a little hard however you don't know unless you touch it, the curls move and blow like nothing is in the hair...I would strongly recommend this product, I wish we would have found this years ago, and now after always keeping her hair in a bun, she wants to wear it down because it looks long and healthy.

  • 4

    Posted by gemsanaa (Type Unknown) on 09/23/2014

    This product was good. It smells very pleasant, has a light consistency and did not weigh down my hair. I applied it right after I applied the leave in conditioner and it went on very well. The only thing is that I don't think it elongated anything much. My twist out was the same length it usually is. Overall it was good.

  • 4

    Posted by GinieBae (Type 4a) on 09/22/2014

    This is a pretty good gel that has an amazing fresh scent.
    1. I used this product for one week in order to get an accurate feel for how my hair reacted to it.
    2. Upon initial use, I applied the product to freshly washed and deep conditioned hair on top of Aunt Jackie's Quench Leave-In Conditioner.
    3. Hair is not left feeling weighed down at all.
    4. When applying, be sure hair is damp.
    5. I applied the gel to my edges on dry hair and after dried, it tends to leave a white flaky residue.
    If you're looking for a product that adds moisture while elongating curls, this is the product for you. Just make sure you use on damp or soaking wet hair.

  • 5

    Posted by Lisamitchellwhi (Type Unknown) on 09/21/2014

    I combined the gel with a bit of Quench for a two strand twist. The gel dried quickly and thoroughly . The texture was light with a lovely floral fragrance, that did not over power. I was excited to see the twist out, and was not disappointed. The curls were beautifully well defined. Very little of the product was used to achieve above average results, without a hint of residue or crunchiness. Day two, of the twist out the curls were still evident. but less defined, but my hair was soft, and moisturized. This product is a must have for a naturalista's hair care arsenal. One of the best gels ever tried.

  • 5

    Posted by Cheryl615 (Type 3c) on 09/20/2014

    I like this gel. I used it on a dry perm rod set & it didn't leave my hair hard at all. Very nice hold. But I also used it on a wash n go on very wet hair and I got a little bit of hardness but it did not flake at all. Nor did it leave that sticky white residue. I must say I found the perfect gel for my rod sets. Love it

  • 4

    Posted by djonae18 (Type 3a) on 09/17/2014

    I love the light scent and not too thin not too thick consistency it has. I didn't expect it to make my hair as hard/crunchy as it did but I have thin hair and may have applied too much, but it wasn't as crunchy as other gels I've used. This provides the best curl definition of any product I've ever used and the day after I first used it, my curls had less crunch, a lot of hold, and still well defined without having to add more gel, or anything, just some water! This is the best gel I've used so far. I'm on day 4 hair and I still don't need to add anymore product. I would recommend this to anyone with any hair type looking for a good gel with great definition.

  • 5

    Posted by ccmcdani3 (Type Unknown) on 09/17/2014

    This is definitely the best gel I have used so far. Holds well without that dirty residue left behind. I was worried about using over my entire hair and it was a little crunchy but my curls were defined all day.

  • 5

    Posted by cherelejudd (Type Unknown) on 09/16/2014

    I loved loved LOVED this product. unlike other gels that i have used on my hair this one did not i repeat did not leave any traces of white residue behind. It took only about 20 minutes to go through my hair and about 2 hours for it to dry. There was a bit of a crunch to my hair after it dried but i liked that and it was softer the next day. I did my wash and go with this product 3 days ago and my curls are still popping.

  • 5

    Posted by Haircare (Type Unkown) on 09/09/2014

    I love this gel. I do use the Curl La La with it for extra moisture. I love these new products. This has a light scent just like all of her new products. This has great hold. Love it!

  • 5

    Posted by Product (Type 3a) on 09/09/2014

    I use this with Curl La La. I think it needs the extra moisture but I have ordered the Baby Girl curling custard and want to see how that works. I love all of these new products. I have now ordered the Quench too. Thank you, Aunt Jackie, for another great line of products. These are so moisturizing and have a light scent. This gel complements the Curl La La but I do love Curl La La.

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