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Tress Effects Styling Gel

Ouidad

Tress Effects Styling Gel

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Ouidad's Tress Effects Lightweight Styling Gel keeps curls soft, defined, frizz-free and super smooth without weighing them down. Its protein and vitamin B-5 packed formula leaves curls shiny, manageable, and prepared for even the most intricate special occasion style. Botanicals and collagen help smooth uplifted cuticles to prevent frizz and tame flyaways. With Tress Effects, you can achieve beautiful, salon-quality styling every time.
Apply using Ouidad's Rake & Shake technique. When hair is still damp, divide into 4-6 sections. Spread a nickel size dollop through each section, with your fingers seprated like a rake. Rake section from scalp to ends, then holding the ends, shake hair back and forth to create curls. Repeat process for each section. Let hair dry naturally or blow-dry with a diffuser.
Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Polyquaternium-11, PEG-75 Shea Butter Glycerides, Polyquaternium-10, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Pectin, Polysorbate 20, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum).

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OuidadTress Effects Styling Gel
 
4.3

(based on 103 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Controls frizz (80)
  • Easy to use (79)
  • Lightweight (65)
  • Non-greasy (61)
  • Strong hold (41)

Cons

  • Sticky (12)
  • Strong odor (11)
  • Doesn't work (9)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (89)
  • Daily use (39)
  • Thick hair (25)
  • Travel (13)
  • Fine hair (6)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (77), Wavy hair (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (37), Survivalist / minimalist (33), Product junkie (24)

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5.0

Great after a night on the town and in bed...LOL

By Suzycue

from South Jersey

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Sticky

Best Uses

  • Curly Hair
  • Thicker Hair
  • Travel

Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

After a.night out or in bed!

 
3.0

Scent was too strong

By Maryaci1

from Wallkill, NY

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

      I read many reviews about how strong the fragrance was, but I decided to try it for myself. The clove scent was just way too strong for me. The actual product worked ok, but I'll stick with DevaCurl.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Finally something that works for me!

      By Skye

      from Oregon

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • No crunch
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

      • Doesn't Work

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

      Wow. I have been using Devacurl products for a while. They work great, but I hated how my hair felt. It's hard to describe, but I could feel all the product in my hair.
      I ran out of my Devacurl products and used this (which I bought a while ago but I guess I never used it).
      It was a miracle. My curls looked the best they've ever looked. My hair didn't feel like it had any product in it. There was no stiff pieces (and I used alot in my opinion), and no frizz. I thought the next time I used it it wouldn't be as nice, but I'll been using it for 2 weeks now and it hasn't failed. I only use this product and diffuse with a blow dryer. My new go to!!!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      4.0

      Perfect gel for curly hair

      By Elle

      from Georgia

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

      • Strong Odor

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

      I love ouidad products for my curly hair. The gel does smell like cloves so if you are sensitive to fragrance I would not recommend.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      Keeps curls defined without frizz

      By Curly cue

      from East Hills , NY

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

        Love using this product to control frizz and define my curls.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        amazing gel

        By lilmrsjudy

        from boca raton florida

        Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

        I absolutely love this gel mixed with the curl keeper original. My only issue and question is to why the picture shows it comes with a pump and mine did not?

         
        5.0

        Purchasing again

        By peachie

        from uniontown, pa

        About Me Product Junkie

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Sticky

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

        I actually combine a few pumps of this with my Advanced Climate Control gel when I desire more hold since I am not a fan of hairspray. Use sparingly because using too much will make your hair stiff. I have medium length fine textured hair, but a lot of it.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Makes my curls beautiful

        By Curly hair gal

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

          I have long curly thick hair and I must say that this product works great! I use it on soaking wet hair....that's the only way it works for me. I tried it on damp hair and it just wouldn't hold my curls so I started using it on very wet hair and it works like magic. Makes my curls defined and no frizz. Love this product!

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          I will buy this as long as they make it! It's the best gel

          By Curlygirl

          from Chicago IL

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use
            • Thicker Hair
            • Travel

            Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

            Great gel!!! No flaking ever!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Finally a product that WORKS on my hair!

            By Curly haired momma

            from Indiana

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Doesn't get crunchy
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

              I love this! Makes my curls defined and shiny, bouncy and healthy looking. But a word of caution...the amount you use matters! For my medium to long, wavy/curly hair, I need just slightly more than a quarter sized dollop on wet hair. Then I am set for the day!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

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                How does this compare to Ouidad's Advanced Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel? I live in a windy climate, and have wavy to curly hair, straighter on the top. Wind is my hair's enemy! Makes it totally frizz.
                Asked on 1/6/2018 by Nandu from undisclosed

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                  A:

                  Tress Effects Styling Gel has a stronger hold and enhances your natural curl pattern. The Advanced Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel provides a much softer natural look and is our ultimate frizz fighter.

                  Answered on 1/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
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