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Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave

Paul Mitchell

Curls Ultimate Wave

5.1 oz Item 2260631

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Forms, separates and adds loads of texture to create sexy, tousled beach waves. Soothing and smoothing mushroom extract fights frizz.

Added bonus: Humidity-resistant for perfectly imperfect, frizz-free styles.
Apply to damp hair in loose, separate sections. Air dry or diffuse. Scrunch lightly when dry.
Aqua (Water, Eau), Alcohol Denat. (SD Alcohol 40-B)(SDA-CA-2877), Polyurethane-14, Aminomethyl Propanol, Polyacrylic Acid, AMP-Acrylates Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Keratin, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Trametes Versicolor Extract, Wheat Amino Acids, PVP, DMDM Hydantoin, Cinnamidopropyltrimonium Chloride, Tetrasodium EDTA, Butylene Glycol, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Sorbic Acid, Parfum (Fragrance), Limonene, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Hydroxycitronellal, Geraniol, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone.

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Paul MitchellCurls Ultimate Wave
 
4.3

(based on 22 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Controls frizz (16)
  • Easy to use (16)
  • Lightweight (15)
  • Non-greasy (14)
  • Smells great (12)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Sticky (3)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (16)
  • Daily use (10)
  • Fine hair (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (14), Very curly hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (12), Beauty conscious (7)

Reviewed by 22 customers

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5.0

Great product!!

By Css

from Lexington Kentucky

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

    Great for making curls out of my fine wavy hair, especially on days when I don't want to straighten my hair.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    3.0

    Not What I Was Looking For...

    By Oldhousejunkie

    from Charleston, SC

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

    • Strong Hold

    Cons

    • Sticky

    Best Uses

      Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

      I was super excited to try this product, which I bought in store. Sadly, I was disappointed. I have thick, coarse hair with natural wave that does its own thing. I have been using curl products on it to coax the wave into curl. I live in a humid environment so frizz is a big problem for me. I put a small amount of the product in my hair when it was damp. I scrunched and could see that this product was not what I was looking for. Still, I was hoping that after sleeping on it, it would be better in the morning. Nope. It was super texturized and I could barely get my fingers through my hair. I tried re-wetting my hair to see if that would help. Nope. I had to re-wash my hair to get it all out.

      This product is perfect if you want that stringy, semi-wavy, playing in the ocean all day look. I don't think I have ever used a product that perfectly replicates that. Unfortunately, that's not what I was going for. So this product will be going back unfortunately.

      It works great it you want that beach look. But if you want proper waves and curls, this is not it.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      On to the next

      By Pointe Shoes and Country Moves

      from WI

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

      • Doesn't Work

      Best Uses

        Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

        I am a dancer for a country band, and in the summer we play outdoors at festivals a lot. I have fine, wavy, very frizzy hair that usually turns into a giant puff ball after a few songs. I tried this in hopes of taming that down and it definitely did not. It smelled amazing and left my hair soft, but my hair started frizzing while it was drying let alone when I was dancing. It also didn't define the waves or curls. Taking suggestions.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Crunchy hair, no matter how much I use

        By Rose

        from Southwest Michigan

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Doesn't Work
          • leaves hair crunchy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

            It doesn't seem to matter how much I use, my hair always ends up crunchy. I put it in and let it airdry, I can't get my hands through my hair without because it's glued together. I put it in and comb through my hair to try to distribute it more, it still ends up crunchy. Any my hair is still frizzy with this. I think I'll switch back to my Aveda curl cream.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again!

            By Nick

            from Pennsylvania

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

              I have short wavy hair with hilights. This product helped tame my curly hair and kept the frizzys away.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My holy grail for beachy waves

              By My Beauty Bunny

              from Los Angeles, CA

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

                This is seriously my holy grail hair styling product. It's one of maybe 3 brands that are cruelty free and actually work on my thin, porous, wavy hair. I scrunch in when it's damp, and let air dry or use a diffuser and I've got beachy waves. I'm terrible at hair styling, and this is the easiest way to a good hair day.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Hydrated curls

                By Ski bum

                from Helena, MT

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Controls Frizz
                • Easy To Use
                • Non-Greasy
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

                  "I love your hair!" I get this all the time, along with, "Is that natural?" and "Your curls are so hydrated; they're not frizzy." The proof is in the pudding.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  3.0

                  Still experimenting...

                  By Vicky

                  from MN

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Strong Hold

                  Cons

                  • Sticky

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

                    I have fairly thick, wavy hair. The first time I used this I applied to damp hair, scrunched and let air dry. When it was dry I tried to go through it with a wide-tooth comb and ended up pulling a lot of hair out. The second time I used it I used the wide-tooth comb right away after I applied it to distribute the product better, shaped waves lightly with my fingers and let air dry. This worked much better for me and I was able to comb through it easier when it was dry. I have only been using about a dime-size amount, but I think I need to use even less since my hair is pretty thick and I like to be able to comb through it.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Didn't work for my fine, wavy hair

                    By Melinda613

                    from Hoboken, NJ

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Smells Great

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Work

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

                      Unfortunately, this product didn't work for my fine, wavy hair. It didn't add definition to my curls or control frizz. Maybe if it was paired with another leave-in product it would work better, but I'll be going back to my tried-and-true Beach Bomb tousled texture curl cream.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      Good for hard to control curls

                      By Kris

                      from Roseville, Ca

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Controls Frizz
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Non-Greasy
                      • Smells Great
                      • Soft curls

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Curly Hair
                        • Daily Use
                        • Thicker Hair

                        Comments about Paul Mitchell Curls Ultimate Wave:

                        A little goes a long way, no need for extra product for better results. Two nickel size dabs and our good to go

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Very Curly Hair

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