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Kms California Curl Up Control Creme

Kms California

Curl Up Control Creme

Item #: 2236728 Size: 5.1 oz

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Shapes and bundles curls, provides lasting separation with a frizz free finish.
  • Use to define curls and add shine. Use in dried hair to control frizz and bundle curls.
  • Maize starch (helps to enhance curls). Orange mint (known for calming and curl enhancing).
Emulsify and work through towel-dried hair. Diffuse or air dry.
Water / Aqua / Eau, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Palmitate, Cetyl Acetate, Myristyl Alcohol, VP/VA Copolymer, Sorbitan Oleate, Isopropyl Myristate, Lanolin Alcohol, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Propylene Glycol, Lactic Acid, Panthenol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Benzophenone-4, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Extract, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Butyl Stearate, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil / Glycine Soja, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil /Sesamum Indicum, Stearyl Acetate, Lanolin Oil, Acetamide MEA, Chitosan, Oleyl Acetate, Polyquaternium-11, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol, Disodium EDTA, Sorbitol, BHT, DMDM Hydantoin, Fragrance / Parfum, Red 4 / C.I. 14700, Yellow 5 / C.I. 19140.

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Kms CaliforniaCurl Up Control Creme
 
3.7

(based on 23 reviews)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (14)
  • Smells great (14)
  • Easy to use (13)
  • Good value (5)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Frizziness/flyaways (6)
  • Curly hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (7), Survivalist / minimalist (5), Budget shopper (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (8), Wavy hair (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 23 customers

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4.0

Naturally curled

By Lisa K

from The Woodlands, TX

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair

    Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

    I've replenished this product twice! I like it a lot! I've tried several and this works well. Two pumps for my hair and works better when hair is wet not drenched. I always get perfect curls and stays throughout the day. Soft curls. If I want curls to hold better, I used the spray curl up. The spray smells like alcohol though- stinks!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    2.0

    It was OK, but I wish KMS would bring back the Curl Up Balm.

    By Kris

    from Red Lion, PA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Doesn't Work
    • Greasy
    • Heavy
    • Sticky

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair

    Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

    I am a Caucasian Female, but my hair is very curly and gray (But professionally color treated), so its course as well. The Curl Up Balm worked perfectly to control my curls and keep them contained. When KMS discontinued that, I purchased the Control Crème. I just don't get the containment from this product and my curls get frizzy often within a few hours. Please, Please, PLEASE bring back the Curl up Balm !!!

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Not as Good at Curling Balm

    By Fishergirl

    from Indiana

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

      Since Ulta discontinued selling the KMS Curling Balm I decided to try this product. I am thinking about returning it though. It doesn't define my curls as well as the Curling Balm did, I don't see much difference in my curls with this product. Not much frizz control either. It's a very weird texture too. I wish Ulta would bring back Curling Balm.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes
       
      4.0

      Darn good

      By Dixie1124

      from Mpls, MN

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

      Unsure how this product would work on ethnic hair.

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes
       
      5.0

      Awesome

      By Sunnny

      from West Palm Beach FL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Effective
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

          This product is fantastic! My curls last all day. It works well with the KMS Frizz Control.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 30 Minutes
           
          5.0

          I will continue to buy this product

          By Liz

          from Scottsdale, AZ

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Good Value
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

              I use it after shampooing. It works to control my newly emerging curls.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 10 Minutes

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Too heavy on hairspray

              By CT

              from Wilmington, De

              Verified Reviewer

              Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

              The curling balm was SO much better! This is too heavy on my hair. It makes my hair look wet and feel.crispy. Bring back the curling BALM please.

              (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Too heavy.......

              By JL

              from New Jersey

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

              The control creme makes my hair feel heavy and the curls and/or the texture of the hair does not look as fresh or clean, even though I only apply a small amount when styling my hair. I preferred the 'KMS Curl Up Curling Balm'which was a gel that seemed lighter on the hair strands and left my hair looking healthier, shiny, as well as enhanced the look of the 'curl'.

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best Product I've Found!

              By Turkish Delight

              from Boston, MA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Good Value
              • Lightweight
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • On-the-go
                • Women

                Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

                I LOVE this creme. My hair dresser recommended KMS to me a while back, but I wasn't too eager to give yet another product a chance. I was constantly trying new products and it was always yielding the same results: oily, limp and unattractive. I have fine wavy/curly hair. Every day is a different experience. For years I have diligently blow-dried and curled my hair every other day just to feel polished and styled. But recently I had a baby which meant less time. And I also wanted to be able to have healthier hair without foregoing actually looking like I tried to get ready in the morning. I tried using argan oil and scrunching, another friend recommended a non-professional brand and I tried and hated it, I used mousse and hairspray. But it always made my hair feel greasy and dirty afterwards. I could never go two days without washing my hair if I didn't just blow dry it straight. I just started using KMS after my hair dresser insisted that it would work. I combed a bit of it through my hair after showering. I scrunched it up a bit with my fingers and let it air dry. The first day it looked textured and smooth. My curls had definition and they were shiny! The next day I woke up looking clean! My curls had been a little smushed after being slept on. So I combed my hair out and worked a couple of squirts of the product through my hair again. It had the same effects of the day before and even better! My hair still looked clean but it looked voluminous and textured. That doesn't ever happen to me no matter what I have used in the past. I don't think I could ever go back. I LOVE KMS. Would recommend it to anyone with wavy/curly hair for that "I didn't even try and my hair looks amazing" look.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Made my fine hair look greasy.

                By Dee

                from Rochelle Park NJ

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

                I have used other KMS products which smell great. Unfortunately, this one didn't work as I hoped nor did it smell good.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes

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