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Jessicurl Confident Coils Styling Solution

Brand: Jessicurl

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Confident Coils creates amazing definition and provides excellent humidity protection.

4 (107 ratings)
Size: 8 oz.

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Turn your ringlets into springlets with Confident Coils, the stronger hold styling solution Jessicurl fans have been begging for. It forms and defines touchably soft curls that resist humidity and stay flexible in any climate. Don't settle for stringy or poofy curls anymore. Use with Jessicurl Rockin' Ringlets or Jessicurl Gelebration Spray for extra curl enhancement, or use alone to give tighter curls definition and hold.

Confident coils is a creamy styling product with a consistency thin enough to make it easy to distribute through even the tightest, kinkiest curls. It creates amazing definition and provides excellent humidity protection. By itself, it’s not super curl enhancing, which makes it great for tighter curl patterns looking to elongate rather than enhance curls. For those with looser curls, using it with Rockin’ Ringlets will give you all the bounce, definition and frizz control you need. 

Available in three scents:

Citrus Lavender

Island Fantasy

No Fragrance


Best of the Best: 2009


Water (Aqua), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, VP/VA Copolymer, Polyimide-1, C 12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Polysorbate 60; Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Dehydroxanthan Gum, Magnesium Sulfate (Epsom Salt), Diazolidinyl Urea (and) Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate

Ingredient Attribute: Fragrance Free
Glycerin Free
Paraben Free
Protein Free
Silicone Free
Sulfate Free
Cruelty Free


See Curly Hair Styling video using Jessicurl Confident Coils Styling Solution

Styling Tips

Use with Jessicurl Rockin' Ringlets or Gelebration Spray for extra curl enhancement, or use alone to give tighter curls definition and hold.

Customer reviews

  • 1

    Posted by redcurls (Type Unkown) on 10/07/2015

    I have 3b/c hair. I so wanted to love this product. There is very little frizz control or curl hold. My hair is lifeless and dull. I used this with Jessicurl Too Shea Extra Moisturizing Conditioner and yes I rinsed very well. I tried combining this with Spiralicious styling lotion. A big waste of money added to my shelves.

  • 1

    Posted by clhome (Type 3b) on 05/21/2015

    My hair is a 3b/c, very fine/thin. I have been using this product for a couple of year and it always gave me great curls without the feel and look of product in my hair and almost no frizz and no flakes. But, now I don't know how to even rate it! It is suddenly causing flakes, yuck! so I don't know what is going on. I have tried diluting it, clarifying my hair/scalp, mixing with gel or other products, but I still get flakes. Very upset by this since this was once my favorite. My hair does not respond well to any products with glycerin in them so using some of Jessicurl lighter products is not an option.

  • 5

    Posted by rhtwo (Type Unkown) on 05/08/2015

    My hair is 2b-3a. I am 60 years old and I believe I have found product nirvana. I am using JessiCurl Confident Coils in combination with JessiCurl cleansing cream, Too Shea, and Spiralicious Styling gel. The trick with Too Shea is to rinse thoroughly. I am using a tiny amount (a dime to quarter size dollop) of Confident Coils and then a palm full of Spiralicious. I follow the directions exactly. My hair is shiny, bouncy, and frizz-free for up to three days even on very humid days. We haven't gotten into the summer heat yet so I may need adjust my routine, but honestly I couldn't be happier with the Jessicurl products for my hair type!

  • 1

    Posted by ggmack (Type 3b) on 04/03/2015

    This stuff feels horrible. I watched the video on the Jessicurl website on the best way to use this product and I've tried this product every single way I could think of. If feels like I have a big head of straw. Once my hair is dry, you can feel tons of product in my hair and I've never had a product leave that kind of buildup in my hair. And I"ve only been using if for a week, so now I'm stuck with this entire bottle. What a waste!

  • 5

    Posted by Alison (Type 2c) on 02/05/2015

    I really like confident coils! It doesn't weigh my hair down and it does actually define my curls/waves. I like using it on it's own and I'm curious to try it with the spiralicious styling gel(and try the gel on its own too).

  • 4

    Posted by 4BeautyandLife (Type Unknown) on 11/08/2014

    I am a 2c curly girl. I have used confident coils for 2 years and I loved it. Until I found a better product ;-) It gives the curls a good definition and makes sure that the curls are healthy and lush. However, there are two downsides. First of all, the hold is only half a day. When I come home after work it has done its trick and my hair looks lifeless. Secondly, I got dandruff from it. The whole day I was brushing off white skin from my clothing. So, in the end it gets 4 stars because when it does hold, it looks really nice. But my hair needs something a little bit tougher.

  • 5

    Posted by jennywebb (Type Unkown) on 06/12/2014

    I use this when the dew point is above 70 or below 45. It acts like an anti humectant, keeps my hair from exploding in high dew points and from going limp in low dew points. I have 3b hair, not fine but not thick either, love protein. I gel, diffuse to about 75%dry, scrunch in a quarter size puddle of confident coils, air dry the rest of the way. Leaves my hair soft, shiny, and fantastic.

  • 5

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

    Didn't like this so much when I first started being natural,however recently my hair has been limp, undefined and either frizzy or greasy so thought I'd give it another try and I loved it!!! I used it with my SM curl and style milk and enhancing smoothie (as I love these products) and it works really well. I love the rockin ringlets also but haven't used the two products together yet. I don't like gels and don't want a lot of hold on my hair so this is perfect for me, I feel it's like a strong style cream hold rather than a gel that really helps with my frizz ( which is my biggest problem) but I can also get volume with product..... I love it! A frizzy 3b/3a x

  • 4

    Posted by nnew31 (Type 4b) on 04/30/2014

    Mixture of 3c in front, top and sides and 4a in the back. I love Spiralicious when applied over conditioner as a leave in. However, the Confident coils gives a softer hold and shine. The slip is awesome. I use with Trader Joes aloe vera gel underneath and I get a soft hold bouncy wash and go. Wish I could post pics of results. I'm going to try more combination with this product. I also use CJ Curls in a bottle as a finisher for extra shine.

  • 4

    Posted by aiobhan (Type 3b) on 04/20/2014

    Does a good job providing soft hold and smoothing my curls. I wish it was a little heavier and creamier, but in combination with Rockin' Ringlets and the Gelebration spray, it works really well.

  • 4

    Posted by Murmillo (Type Unknown) on 04/18/2014

    Not perfect, but still the best styling product I have used so far. Very hydrating for a styling product and very good shine and definition. Hair doesn't have to be soaking wet but definitely wetter than I am used to which I don't like because I don't dry my hair. The hair looks healthy and feels very nice. The hold is ok but I prefer products with a little bit more hold. Spiralicious should be perfect for me!

  • 1

    Posted by bookgirl (Type 2c) on 03/10/2014

    Nowhere near enough hold for my hair. Frizz city, although I don't know if most of the frizz is coming from this or from the Rockin' Ringlets I wore underneath. My hair felt really dry as well. I will be trying Spiralicious to see if it works better, but I'm certainly never using Confident Coils again. 2c, porous, dense, fine hair.

  • 1

    Posted by LindaL (Type Unkown) on 01/12/2014

    I have anywhere from 2B - 3B curls, kinks and spirals. Purchased this along with the Rockin Ringlets after reading some great reviews, and got it with the Christmas sales here at CM. They are both going back. First, the fragrance: I got the Citrus Lavender - loved the scent when I first opened the bottles, but when I started using them in the shower they started smelling almost medicinal and woodsy/masculine. Second, the application: while its pretty straight-forward with the instruction, beware that the Rockin Ringlets comes out as a brown liquid (yuck!), not as a gel. Third, the results: after diffusing until about 60% dry, I finished air-drying. I scrunched out the crunch that the directions said might occur. I ended up with dry frizzy waves, not the springy curls and ringlets I was expecting. Finally, I usually can get 3-4 day hair - these products left my hair looking greasy by the end of day two.

    I will return these. In my opinion, I get much better results with Curls products - for half the price - at Sally's.

  • 4

    Posted by Angela0804 (Type 4c) on 09/29/2013

    A really nice product that really defines my coils and smoothes my hair well. Next time I will try it with the other recommended products. I didn't realize this is a cream and not a gel.

  • 4

    Posted by Mliesa (Type 3a) on 08/21/2013

    It works great togheter with the rockin ringlets potion, gives lots of bounce and definition together. I really wanted to like to brand and these two products but after a week I started to notice my hair got very dry from it. I read the ingredients and realised that the magnesium sulfate was causing this. After a day at the beach you want wash out the sea salt from you hair so why spray it in after washing again. I will use what I have left over occasionly as I do love the effect of the two product together.

  • 2

    Posted by sebbert (Type Unkown) on 08/06/2013

    I have very fine 3C hair. Little goes a long way. I used about a quarter size of this product and my hair was defined but kind of crunchy. Not the best product on the planet.

  • 4

    Posted by thequeenbee (Type 4a) on 06/09/2013

    It works, I have 3c and 4a combo hair and yes you WILL get defined curls, just follow the directions, I used this along with the rockin ringlets and the too shea conditioner (which is just about an HG to me) I got ringlets for days and so it was the stuff, or would have been if I had kept it in, but I just used the product so that I can review and did not review how long the coils and ringlets last or if later my hair felt crunchy (I washed it out within 15 minutes of confirming the curl giving power--but I find myself liking Jessicurl products more and more as I learn to use them.

  • 3

    Posted by mis911 (Type 2b) on 02/09/2013

    I have just past shoulder length hair, fine, bleach blond, mix of 2b-3a curls,
    I used in combination with gelebrations spray as recommended.
    The first time it worked fantastic, Improved curl pattern, lasting for days!, got very excited.
    But from the 2nd attempt on it lost it's zest & my hair would feel so dry & became more difficult to wash in the shower.
    So hato stop using it.
    Maybe once I restore the moisture in my hair I will use this combination once again & see what results I get & save it just for outings so not to dry it out again.

  • 4

    Posted by chantistars (Type 4a) on 11/11/2012

    I have to update my review on this. After being natural for more than a year, I've learnt more about my hair and how to better use products. So when this came as a sample again I decided to give it another try! I used this underneath some gel for some extra hold, which is exactly what it gave. My hair also didn't feel dry and I liked that it had good slip when I applied it. No complaints!

  • 3

    Posted by crystaldancer5 (Type 3a) on 10/29/2012

    i dont have wavy hair i have 3b curls... Dont use to much of this or else you will get loose dry beachy waves! (unless thats what your looking for) I find this to be a tad more moisturizing than Rockin ringlets but the overall texture of my hair is just dry! its winter where im at and the last thing i need is dry hair with the dry air = dead end. i gave this a 3 because i did like it and i want to give it another try and use less and mix it with some real good stuff like KCNT or AG recoil. however it ISNT what i was looking for.

  • 5

    Posted by JJ (Type 2b) on 09/04/2012

    Keeps my hair non-frizzy all day and actually permits it to air dry faster than a competitive brand. Thus my hair time is actually cut down because I can leave the house before it has fully dried unlike when I use the competitive brand (sure glad they were out of stock when I needed to restock or I would not have tried anything different). I need to use CC followed by RR or as a combo to get a curlier look, but using in smaller proportions as per label prevents my curls from becoming weighed down.

  • 4

    Posted by Arbelaez (Type 3a) on 08/20/2012

    I think this is a great product. I think KCCC has better hold, but that is all. This styling gel has good hold, gives bouncy curls that are not weighed down or greasy. It feels like a styling gel that makes your hair look good because it is good for your hair, and not because it has a lot of strong shit in it. It really feels like it moisturizes my hair and it does not cause build-up at all. This works well with kinky curly's leave-in conditioner "knot today". The smell of the island fantasy one and the one without added fragrance is very nice and not overwhelming when the hair is dry (or when it's wet for that matter).

  • 4

    Posted by mayafbee (Type 3a) on 08/15/2012

    I LOVE THIS!! I have not ever used a product that defined my curls so well. I have a few pieces in the front that are wavy, and then the rest of my hair is a little tighter curls, and this was perfect to define both. I've never used a styling product that actually worked well on all of my hair without having to use anything else! The one little complaint I would have is that it isn't really moisturizing, but other then that this is perfect.

  • 4

    Posted by kaeversman (Type 3b) on 08/01/2012

    I am in love! I just purchased a bottle of the Confident Coils along with a bottle of Rockin' Ringlets and I can't believe how well they work. I have really thick hair and I loathe having crunchy curls-this stuff (used in combination with the Rockin' Ringlets) does the job! I get soft defined curls that aren't frizzy or crunchy. And my second and third day curls are great, too!! This product will definitely be one of my mainstays!! Four stars only because the price is a little high and because I have so much hair, I use a lot of product.

  • 3

    Posted by sammysam (Type 3c) on 07/29/2012

    Alone, I get what I call 'firm hold fro'. I have to use one of the conditioners under it for good results. I think it's just to light for my hair.

  • 5

    Posted by ashleyj (Type 4a) on 06/16/2012

    not to mislead anyone, my hairtype is not 3b, but mostly 4a.

  • 4

    Posted by ashleyj (Type 4a) on 05/12/2012

    WOW i only had gotten this as a sample in the mail. while my hair was wet i used a little and my curls looked fabulous! now im kinda questioning my own hair type because of another review i saw on here. i have some 3c curls and i know i have tiny ones at the side but im still not too sure. i used a bit more than recommended because my hair is really thick. i will definately purchase more, thanks jessicurl! :)

  • 4

    Posted by themedievalist (Type 2c) on 05/07/2012

    So, I'm posting to revise the review I posted a couple weeks ago. Since I was having a major problem with build-up, I finally banished non-water-soluble silicone products for good, just a few days after I posted the review here on Confident Coils. It turns out that on all of those days when I used Confident Coils, I was using it with a silicone-laden leave-in conditioner. I was curious whether this product just reacted poorly with silicone, and decided to give it one more try. I used my regular conditioner (silicone-free) as a leave-in, scrunched in 2 quarter sized puddles of Rockin' Ringlets and 1 of Confident Coils, scrunched with a microfiber towel, and then scrunched in another quarter-sized puddle of each. I was definitely rewarded! Hair dried with some crunch but was easily scrunched out, and I got the volume and curl formation I expect from any product I continue to use. There was a bit of frizz, but I smoothed a dime-size amount of Confident Coils lightly over my hair, and that basically took care of that. I'm not sure I'd call it moisturizing, but it's not drying. This isn't my favorite product, but I think it's one that I'll happily keep in my rotation.

  • 1

    Posted by themedievalist (Type 2c) on 04/25/2012

    I just don't get it... According to most reviews, it should work well for my 2c/3a curls, but I've tried this with Rockin Ringlets and with other products. I checked the Jessicurl website to see how much to use, and tried the recommended amount, a bit more, and a bit less. No matter what I do, I get frizz without volume and mediocre curl definition. If I use too much, my hair also starts to feel greasy. I really wanted to like this - I bought the set of this, Rockin Ringlets, and the Awe Inspiraling spray - but it just isn't working with my hair.

  • 2

    Posted by Prispicacity (Type 4c) on 03/21/2012

    I am only giving this two stars instead of one because I do not want to mess up its rating simply because it wasn't the right product for my hair. Confident Coils felt like it dried out my hair and it didn't seem to provide any humidity protection or definition. I used it during a week that was very rainy and wet. I even tried combining it with different products, but it just didn't do anything for me. This is probably better for those with less obstinate/less dense curls--maybe.

  • 5

    Posted by A Curly Girl (Type 3b) on 01/26/2012

    My hair is baby fine (mostly 3b) and sometimes dry. Products often weigh it down very easily and leave my hair feeling full of product. Also, I have allergies to various things. So, I needed to switch from what I had been using because my scalp was breaking out and itching. Needless to say, when I saw this product's ingredients, reviews, and that it's price, I wanted to give it a try...really try (e.g. following the instructions before becoming frustrated that it didn't work). Let me say that I LOVE this product. Most products claim to retain moisture, but end up drying out my hair more. You can order this product with either no scent, citrus lavender (haven't tried this scent), or island fantasy. I chose island fantasy. I REALLY like it. Also, my hair feels like hair; it's not stiff, it moves a lot, it's quite shiny, and my hair held its curls even through all the crazy Southern California Santa Ana winds. Lastly, I successfully have second-day hair with this product. I realize not everyone will like this product, but I sure do. As long as the ingredients don't change, I am a Jessicurl fan for life.

  • 5

    Posted by LMP (Type Unkown) on 01/08/2012

    3A/B fine hair. I use this after Hair Cleansing Cream and Too Shea conditioner. I mix Confident Coils together with Rockin' Ringlets, apply to wet hair, and it gives my curls nice hold for the day. I use 1 part CC to 4 parts RR and have no crunch, just coils.

  • 5

    Posted by CurlySings (Type 2c) on 01/07/2012

    I love love LOVE confident coils! It enhances and defines my curly waves, and keeps them shiny all day long. . . moisturizing too! A great product all around :)

  • 5

    Posted by gardenerwithcurls (Type Unkown) on 11/11/2011

    I have 3a/b curls. For me, Confident Coils is an absolutely outstanding product for definition! My hair is layered, and the shorter layers, especially at the crown, like to clump together into about 4-5 big Nellie Oleson style curls, which is not a good look on me. The Orphan Annie jokes get old quickly. I'm growing my hair out again, but until the hair gets longer, I have to fight with it. Confident Coils makes all my hair separate into "beachy waves" and spirals without giving me a lumpy mullett, and there's no crunch. The hold is excellent, lasting much longer than other products, and this reactivates well with water or refresher spray. I have the Citrus Lavender fragrance and I love it so much I could wear it. It's so fresh and summery smelling. While this does not completely eliminate frizz for a whole day, when used with Rockin Ringlets I can go longer without refresher sprays than with any other products I've tried so far. I use about a dime size amount, so I really get my money's worth with this cream. It seems to moisturize my hair as well, which helps keeps my curls bouncy. Highly, highly recommend!

  • 2

    Posted by chantistars (Type 4a) on 09/30/2011

    I see that most of girls who like this have type 3 hair. Maybe it works better on hair that is slightly less kinky but this did nothing for me. It did not define my hair and dried out the front. Thank goodness this came as a sample!

  • 4

    Posted by naturalcurlgirl (Type 3b) on 09/07/2011

    I have a mixture of 3a,b,and c hair that is fine and highly porous. It seems that nothing works for my hair, and if it does, an hour later it flops. I used this product with recoil...first i put it with soaking wet hair and cupped puddles of cold water on my hair to seal it, then blotted my hair with my tshirt, applied recoil and then a bit more of the JC CC. (even applied it to my scalp. I had the best hair ever! My brother came over and asked me why my hair was so freakishly curly. He has never said anything regarding my hair in my 3 years of life. I'd say it's a winning combo. I just ordered Rockin ROnglets...I'm excited to try it. I figured that I can't apply products to soaking wet hair bc they stretch out too much.

  • 2

    Posted by Melaniefh (Type 3c) on 08/24/2011

    Does enhance my curls but my hair but I have two different textures, 3c/b on top and 4 underneath. The four gets nice and elongated and curly, but the top gets hard and dry also kinda frizzy. I combined with rockin curls... just didn't work for me. Even when it dried i try to scrunch put the dryness but it just does'nt come out... sad i wasted the money

  • 5

    Posted by Taneisha242 (Type 3b) on 08/24/2011

    3b/3a fine thin hair in Hawaii

    There is so much humidity here I needed an anti-humectant but my hair doesnt like oils. I parted my hair in six sections used a dime size of this over rockin ringlets (dime size also), recoil (less than dime size), less than half a pump of tigi curl amplifer, and redken spring mousse on each setion of my hair. I got soft beautiful ringlets. I am ordering the big bottle tonight. SO happy!!

  • 4

    Posted by medusa3 (Type 2a) on 07/22/2011

    I have type 2a-3a hair--very fine and wavy to curly. My hair is exceptionally porous and can absorb a lot of product before getting weighed down. I do a lot of mixing and layering of products, in fact, just to get my hair not to be so flyaway.

    I found this product did what it said--offered enhanced curl definition; however, I found it worked even better mixed with a Curly hair Solutions product that also aims for curl definition: Curl Keeper.

  • 2

    Posted by techmom (Type 2a) on 07/09/2011

    Didn't do much for me. Sometimes use it to SOTC. Using it with Rockin Ringlets as suggested isn't enough hold for my 2a waves.

  • 5

    Posted by abstractcurls (Type 3b) on 07/01/2011

    I tried this years ago when I first went CG and it was just ok. I was looking for something to mix with my home made flaxseed gel and my beloved Fairy Tales curly q gel but everything I tried just didn't turn out well. I tried Paul Brown Goo, BRHG, CHI hard hold gel, etc. So I decided to give this a whirl and sure enough used in small amount mixed with Fairy Tales gel it did the trick. No frizz, great hold, and good curl definition.

  • 5

    Posted by gammagirl (Type 3a) on 04/23/2011

    This has been a staple of mine for several years. I order it by the gallon. It gives my fine 3a hair nice defined curls that are clumped which is the look I desire. I squeeze a little less than a quarter size amount to my hair when it is soaking wet as I am squeezing the water out.

  • 4

    Posted by ldminich (Type 2a) on 04/14/2011

    Have fery fine, very wavy, very porus hair. Like mixing Confident Coils in equal proportion with CUrly Hair Solutions Curl Keeper. Follow with Jessicurl Rockin Ringlets and I get all day hold.

  • 4

    Posted by BigRed (Type 3b) on 03/22/2011

    Love Jess and all her products! I'm local to her home town and found her products by word of mouth. This solution works fantastic for me without that crunchiness that other products have given me. I also am very partial to the lavender scent and how it makes my curls softer feeling!

  • 5

    Posted by Aysha (Type 3c) on 09/07/2010

    This product is incredible. I keep trying different products and always come back to the Jessicurl line. My biggest issue with my curls has always been FRIZZ and this with RR underneath pretty much eliminates any frizz I could dream about having in the most humid of weather (I live in FL). Once your hair dry it's like you have nothing in your hair! Curls are bouncy, soft, and SO healthy.

  • 1

    Posted by amberdm (Type 2b) on 07/23/2010

    I really like the Jessicurl line of products, particularly the Gelebration spray, but this did nothing for my hair. My hair is 2b, thick and course. CC left my hair extremely dry with no curl definition. I tried to use it several different times, alone, and with other products but it was a no go for me. I'm thinking this product works best for types 3/4 hair.

  • 2

    Posted by eatyourveggies (Type 2c) on 05/01/2010

    After reading such incredible reviews for the Jessicurl line I purchased CC along with Rockin' Ringlets. I was really, really, hoping to love these products, but unfortunately just ended up super disappointed.

    To put it simply, neither product, alone or together, did much for me. I have long, thick, coarse, 2c hair that really needs smoothing and frizz protection. CC had no control, no extra definition, and left me wishing I'd spent my money somewhere else.

  • 4

    Posted by amkohout (Type 3b) on 04/16/2010

    Gives great hold, as others have said, a little goes a long way (or you may find your hair to fall a bit flat).
    I wish the ratio was the same as RR but it's not..RR is very liquidy so I find my RR runs out fast and my CC stays pretty consistent. (I have shoulder length 3b hair, and use two puddles of RR and a quarter size amount, sometimes less, of CC).
    I haven't tried Island Fantasy but adore the Citrus Lavender scent. A lot of people comment that the CL scent is more citrus than lavender which I agree...but the lavender in the product smells like true lavender oil.. so it won't have the "french lavender" i think a lot of people may have expected.
    From what I have heard the Island Fantasy is very coconutty/ pineapply (haha do you like my word reference?)
    I personally enjoy more earthy scents, and if you do you want to try the CL before IF.

  • 1

    Posted by lisabrown070109 (Type 4b) on 03/05/2010

    sorry it sucks!!!! made my hair hard and frizzy...

  • 4

    Posted by riley4724 (Type 3b) on 01/14/2010

    I pair this with Rockin Ringlets since I went CG about 4 months ago. I can't say this product has knocked my socks off, but it has been consistent. I plan to try some other products I can find locally, but wouldn't hesitate to pick this back up again. After all, a product keeping me happy consistently is hard to find.

  • 5

    Posted by jpinilla (Type 3a) on 01/13/2010

    I really love this stuff and everything from Jessicurl. This is great potent stuff, and I always get a great soft hold with it. With curls, consistency is awesome! If you get a producty feel, USE LESS! You really don't need much of this stuff to work magic, and I love it with their Rockin' Ringlets. I will never stray from Jessicurl products.

  • 5

    Posted by Savana (Type 3b) on 01/12/2010

    I have 3c/b curls... I use AG recoil (love it), but it makes my hair super crunchy if I don't have my Confident Coils. I alternated so many of my hair products, but you can bet I use CCs EVERYDAY. I apply products to soaking wet hair and then squeeze excess water out before I apply CCs. CCs keeps my hair from being super crunchy and it is perfect for plunking.

  • 5

    Posted by nchambly (Type 2c) on 12/14/2009

    Love this. Makes my wurlies defined yet soft. I love the fact that it comes with a fragrance-free option--and truly is fragrance free! Doesn't compete with my perfume. One of the best products I've used, though I'm waiting to see if it is a HG product for me.

  • 5

    Posted by MissCurlGirl (Type 3a) on 11/21/2009

    Great product! Works wonders on my short hair style and great when used with Rockin Ringlets!

  • 3

    Posted by belovedrophe (Type 3c) on 11/19/2009

    This worked ok for me. I got more clumping and more well defined curls when I layered CHS CK under Jessicurl CC. When I used RR with CC it left my curls defined but very stringy. Glad I got the sample, I will not repurchase.

  • 5

    Posted by botticelli_girl922 (Type 3a) on 10/20/2009

    I use this with Rockin' Ringlets underneath and get great results! For more surface frizz control, though, I need a strong gel over both. And then I get clumpy, soft, curlier curls. You've done it again, Jessicurl! :)

  • 4

    Posted by reddhead1216 (Type 3a) on 08/08/2009

    I have 2b/c hair and I have finally found a product that works! The CC used with the Rockin' Ringlets is a great combination. The Island Fantasy scent is the best! I would recommend this product to everyone.

  • 4

    Posted by Greatcurls (Type 4a) on 08/03/2009

    Wonderful curl definition and hold that lasted until the next shampoo. If your hair is slightly dry, you will need to apply a leave-in conditioner first, and a small amount of Confident Coils. Am pleased that the description matches the results. I give it 4 curls because there was a tiny bit of barely noticeable flaking, but that could be due to the interaction with the leave-in.

  • 2

    Posted by jredz (Type Unknown) on 07/28/2009

    I'm really dissapointed with Jessicurl CC. It is fantastic in terms of being soft and crunchless. It looks and feels as if I have virtually nothing in my hair. However, I get little to no hold, intense frizz, and what little hold I do get only lasts about an hour after my hair dries. I use it with RR as directed by their video, but to no avail.

  • 4

    Posted by thefossilchick (Type 2b) on 07/16/2009

    This works wonderfully with the RR. The only problem I have is that the two of them can dry out my already-dry hair. Still, the visible results are great.

  • 5

    Posted by ccski (Type 3a) on 06/26/2009

    Gives such great, soft curls, especially over RR! Any crunch that occurs can easily be scrunched out. I use 2 dollops of this over 2 of RR, and then define any especially frizzy front areas with I.C.O.N.'s pomade (which I can't find here, sadly), and I am set to go all day!

  • 5

    Posted by jamcurly (Type 3b) on 05/09/2009

    I really like this product. I use it over Jessicurl's Rockin Ringlets for great definition and medium hold (which is fine for me, I don't like hard hair.) Second-day hair is good, so's third. I recommend this highly.

  • 5

    Posted by Pheebie (Type Unknown) on 04/14/2009

    For me, this product brings out the full potential of RR, which I use underneath CCSS. I call them my 'dynamic duo' and rarely use one without the other. I get soft, well-defined, all-day curls.

  • 5

    Posted by phat_tmr (Type 3c) on 03/29/2009

    I love this product! I read reviews of many others that liked this in combo with Curl Keeper and/or Batia & Aleeza Gel, so after some research and reading the reviews, I decided to try this product. I have very thick 3b/3c hair that likes to spiral, I debated whether to get the Rocking Ringlets product. However, I read some advice on the Jessicurl site, where Jessica recommended using CCSS alone if you had thick hair that spiraled on its own. I used this a little differently from the JC videos, since I was layering this with CK and BA gel. The first thing I did was break my hair into 4 sections. Then I went through, and with my fingers raked in the CHS Silk Leave-In, followed by the CK, CCSS, and BA gel. I could clearly see CCSS clumping my ringlets into groups as I applied it! Best of all my hair had body, movement, curl definition, no frizz, beautiful ringlet groupings. Day 2 looked great as well. So although I didn't do the flip over the head and puddle and scrunch application process, the sectioning and rake technique worked out wonderfully. This will definitely be a HG summer product for me!

  • 2

    Posted by CurlyRae (Type 3b) on 03/10/2009

    A little to light for my hair. Seems to make my hair more frizzy.

  • 4

    Posted by Michelle (Type 3b) on 02/11/2009

    A unique styling aid that really defines my hair nicely without crunch.

  • 5

    Posted by laurabeth33 (Type 2b) on 12/29/2008

    This styler made the curl boosting from Rockin' Ringlets chunkier and last! Love it!

  • 5

    Posted by gtalbot (Type 3a) on 12/27/2008

    I use this with rockin' ringlets and get great curls. I love it because it doesn't weigh my curls down and keeps the hold all day long with out the crunchiness!

  • 5

    Posted by solsistr77 (Type 3b) on 12/19/2008

    Ok. I just tried this product last night. I have to say, I absolutely LOVE IT!! I used it in conjunction with the Rockin'Ringlets, and I am blown away. My curls are not frizzy. They are defined AND They are SOFT!!! Most products will make my curls very stiff. My curls are so soft, I can't believe that this is actually keeping my curls in place! Sorry so long, but I had to say it.

  • 3

    Posted by Product (Type 3a) on 11/12/2008

    I used this with Rockin Ringlets. The Rockin Ringlets is very moisturizing but my hair was really dry when I used this with it. Maybe I need to experiment with it more.

  • 4

    Posted by sfaithj (Type 2a) on 10/18/2008

    I like this for my 2b curls. It really brings out and defines my curls. The trick is to not use too much and use on wet hair in the shower.

  • 4

    Posted by Anonymous (Type Unknown) on 08/29/2008

    When this works, my hair looks awesome. I get a little frizz, but it's very minor and far less than any other product I've tried.
    Only problem I have is that it doesn't always work. Sometimes I can get awesome hair and other times I just end up with a stringy mess, need to keep experimenting.

  • 2

    Posted by Anonymous (Type 4a) on 08/05/2008

    This worked okay. It did define my curls, but for some reason they felt dry. It was strange. I think one of the ingredients dried my hair out. It would have been great if not for the drying issue.

  • 4

    Posted by Anonymous (Type 2c) on 07/08/2008

    I use this with Rockin Ringlets, and I get amazing curls (with hold!). I love the Island Fantasy scent. I'm having trouble with frizz in high humidity with this combo, though, so I need to keep tweaking it. Maybe with a better leave-in I'll get HG results.

  • 5

    Posted by Anonymous (Type 3a) on 07/02/2008

    This is a wonderful product for my 3a/3b hair. I use this product after Rocking Ringlets and before adding some gel on the hair framing my face (those hairs need extra hold). This leaves my curls soft, clumpy, and shiny. This product is silicone free, which is great for my CG routine. The Citrus Lavender scent is heavenly! I believe she may use the essential oils to achieve that lovely scent. All-around a great product.

  • 2

    Posted by Anonymous (Type 2c) on 06/17/2008

    I had a hard time with this product. I bought a travel kit to try everything. Everytime I tried CC I ended up washing it out. It felt producty in my hair. I like Mop Top Anti-frizz better.

  • 2

    Posted by Anonymous (Type Unknown) on 06/09/2008

    Hair Type 3a.
    CCSS gives me great clumpage and curl definition. However, it flakes pretty badly, and the flakes fall into my eyelashes. I am continuously rubbing them off. I used only a nickel sized amount as recommended in the accompaying pamphlet in the styling products trial pack. It does not offer a secure strong hold as advertized in the bottle. It needs to be reformulated.

  • 5

    Posted by l.deon (Type 3b) on 12/08/2007

    I love the turn out I got with this styler! Being that my hair will not adhere to one product alone, CCSS gave me great clumping, softness, minimal pouf, and piecey curls, while working together with CK for frizz reduction and Moptop's anti frizz gel for light hold. I like that all of these products are silicone free as well!

  • 5

    Posted by Wiggilyhair (Type 3a) on 11/12/2007

    Excellent product.Never builds up or weighs down my fine hair. I use it by itself, over Gelebration or under another gel. Pretty much depends on my mood. I can get away with a dime-sized amount in my long hair, so a bottle lasts me a long time.

  • 1

    Posted by dava3930 (Type 4a) on 07/03/2007

    This stuff did nothing for my hair. It actually makes my curls frizzier. I followed the instructions and all I ended up with was a frizzy mess. Not for me.

  • 5

    Posted by carmari73 (Type 3c) on 04/28/2007

    I'm a long-time user of Paul Mitchell super clean styling gel, so I was very reluctant to go without my precious silicones. When I first looked at CC, I thought oh great, it just feels like a conditioner. I was very happy with the hold it gave me, NO frizz, bouncy, soft, curls with no crunch! It works good on it's own, better with Rockin' Ringlets. No more silicones for me (that is, when I use up what I've got left; hey, I'm cheap!).

  • 5

    Posted by curlygirly (Type 3b) on 04/26/2007

    I really like this product :) I combine it with Rockin' Ringlets and the results are great. I like the fact that it has quite a strong hold which I need with my hair. It is difficult to buy this product in the United Kingdom :(

  • 5

    Posted by echokitten (Type 3b) on 02/02/2007

    Holy Cow. This stuff is so great, I cannot even begin to gush...but I will. I used this after applying RR as recommended. Super ringlets, great clumping of tendrils, almost zero frizz. I applied to almost sopping hair then plopped for about 5 min. Then let air dry completely without touching. When dry it was slightly stiff, so I flipped my head over and shook and VOILA! Soft curls with great definition. DH said he has never seen my hair curl like that and loved the softness and scent. Highly recommend for soft hold and definition on slightly coarse 3B.

  • 5

    Posted by bufo69 (Type 3a) on 11/24/2006

    I use this after the Rockin' Ringlets and it keeps my curls in such beautiful defined shape. Great hold for my fine 2b/3a hair.

  • 5

    Posted by ladydi (Type 2a) on 10/19/2006

    This stuff is great, but you need to use this with either Rocking Ringlets or Gelebration. It holds and moisturizes.

  • 4

    Posted by karenmc3 (Type 3c) on 09/09/2006

    (4a) Used only a quarter of the sample size and got xcellent smoothing and elongation and okay frizz reduction --I did have to use a gel on some parts. What stands out most is that I have minimal shrinkage and on my shrink-prone 4a hair, that's saying something!

  • 5

    Posted by Ringlet (Type 3a) on 05/01/2006

    I get great curl definition and hold when I use it with the rockin ringlets.

  • 5

    Posted by capricossa (Type 3c) on 04/10/2006

    This is actually very good at forming definition. It made my curls look really nice, I didn't think it was because it feels more like a cream than gel but it worked great.

  • 5

    Posted by NappybyNature (Type 4b) on 02/23/2006

    I really like this product. It works very well in combination with rockin' ringlets.

  • 2

    Posted by kurlee (Type 3a) on 01/18/2006

    Had a little better luck with this product than Rocking Ringlets. Still lots of frizz. Not my type of styling product I guess. Couldn't make it work.

  • 1

    Posted by jool (Type 3a) on 11/26/2005

    This product did absolutely nothing for my hair. It was literally like I had no styling product in it. I tried all different amounts and combinations with the other Jessicurl styling products, but still nothing. Love the Jessicurl shampoo and conditioners, but none of the styling products from Jessicurl do anything for me.

  • 5

    Posted by racergrrl (Type 3b) on 11/23/2005

    Love, love, love this stuff! It smells fantabulous and leaves my hair in ringlets. It works better if you use conditioner before. (I usually condition every other day because my hair is VERY easily weighed down) Leaves hair silky smooth, virtually no frizz, and beautiful curls!

  • 5

    Posted by netg (Type 3a) on 10/24/2005

    My favorite product ever!

    I absolutely adore this stuff, and it makes my hair look incredible.

  • 4

    Posted by Rusty (Type 2b) on 07/22/2005

    A great 'quick fix': not the ultimate solution, but if you're in a hurry or just can't be bothered iwth lots of products, dollop some on with Rockin Ringlets and you'll get good results

  • 2

    Posted by multicultcurly (Type 3b) on 06/26/2005

    CCSS gave me great definition, but it does not have enough hold and it also made my hair frizzy by the end of the day. If used with another product for hold, then it might yield better results. It did seem moisturizing.

  • 4

    Posted by jolie (Type 3b) on 05/24/2005

    I love this product, which I combine with Gelebration. I need to use a heavy gel over it for hold, though. CCSS just can't deal with the unpredictable weather here.

    I would totally bribe Jess to come up with something that had more hold!

  • 2

    Posted by miacurl (Type 3a) on 04/03/2005

    It is a fair product. Love the scent (IF or CL). Does not build up. Can rake it through or scrunch it in very easily. Not enough hold for me though.

  • 5

    Posted by Angelica (Type 2b) on 02/11/2005

    I used this with Rocking Ringlets and loved it. Although I think I'll probably use more tomorrow as I would like more clumping. I'm pretty open to trying it in different ways until its perfect. Jess is great she gives you all the help you could ever need.

  • 5

    Posted by icequeen (Type 3a) on 11/12/2004

    I apply it after Rockin Ringlets and have fantastic hair. It holds without stickiness and lasts through a windy day. You just need a small amount. A great product.

  • 5

    Posted by gingin2 (Type 3a) on 11/08/2004

    Wow! I used this with Rockin' Ringlets and my hair was totally transformed! Honestly my hair has never looked better, which is saying alot! I used the RR, then airdried for awhile, then put on the CC and diffused. This is awesome!

  • 4

    Posted by discobug (Type 3b) on 10/27/2004

    I really like this stuff. It makes my hair soft and shiny, great clumping. The only problem is my halo. I still get frizz there by the end of the day. I may need something stronger on that part mixed with the CCSS. I LOVE the way my hair feels after I apply it, and with the rockin ringlets I get awesome shiny and spiraly curls, but as I said, not enough hold to prevent frizz for my thick 3a/b hair. I was hoping it would help more to prevent frizz on my halo.

  • 2

    Posted by Meezer (Type 3a) on 10/15/2004

    I really, really wanted to like this product; but alas, I guess it just isn't for me. No matter how much I use, I find the hold to be very light, ultra light (even lighter than RR). I live in South FL and we are still in the depths of summer humidity and this product (combined with RR or alone) did not hold up. My hair was undefined and frizzy... and my hair is rarely ever frizzy. I did have good luck when I paired the CCSS with a very firm gel (namely Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee), but it just doesn't work consistently enough for me. Maybe this would work well for those in cooler climates? As usual though, I love that Jess makes her products available it 2 scented choices and an unscented choice.

  • 5

    Posted by mskpharm (Type 3a) on 10/15/2004

    This stuff rocks! I use a quarter sized-dollop, scrunch through, and diffuse dry. Great curl formation, clumping, and volume without frizz. And no greasiness or stringiness! Holds up in high humidity too. Probably the best product for my curls ever!

  • 5

    Posted by happy-girl (Type 3a) on 10/06/2004

    I love this product. Humidity doesn't stand a chance. I have consistantly good hair days with this -- Nice, soft curls... mimimal frizz.

  • 2

    Posted by curlymel (Type 3b) on 10/05/2004

    I really wanted to like this, but it just didn't work for me. Curl definition and clumping are great, but it makes my hair frizzy. I had a similar response with RR. There must be something in them both that my hair doesn't like.

  • 5

    Posted by Lisa (Type 3a) on 10/01/2004

    Full-day moisture, curl definition and frizz reduction in even the most humid of climates. What else do you really need?

  • 5

    Posted by gretchen (Type 3a) on 09/26/2004

    Love it! Especially mixed with Rockin' Ringlets, it gives great hold, "clumping," and definition.

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