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Kms CaliforniaCurl Up Control Creme

Kms California

Curl Up Control Creme

Item #: 2236728

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Shapes and bundles curls, provides lasting separation with a frizz free finish. (5.1 oz)
  • 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
     
    3.8

    (based on 21 reviews)

    79%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Effective (14)
    • Smells great (13)
    • Easy to use (11)
    • Good value (5)
    • Lightweight (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Reviewed by 21 customers

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    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

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            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

                    (3 of 3 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.

                    (5 of 5 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 1 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
                       
                      1.0

                      Made my fine hair look greasy.

                      By Dee

                      from Rochelle Park NJ

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

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                            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
                             
                            5.0

                            Great, Love it

                            By Beth

                            from Boonsboro, MD

                            About Me Budget Buyer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Effective
                            • Lightweight
                            • Smells Great

                            Cons

                            • Too Expensive

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Use

                            Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

                            Defines curls

                            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                            • 1+ Hour

                            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Love the product

                            By Bon bon

                            from Palm harbor, Florida

                            About Me Beauty Conscious

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Effective
                            • Gentle
                            • Good Value
                            • Smells great

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Color-treated Hair
                              • Frizziness/Flyaways

                              Comments about Kms California Curl Up Control Creme:

                              Use product after washing before styling.

                              • Hair Type:
                              • Very Curly Hair

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