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OuidadTress Effects Styling Gel

Ouidad

Tress Effects Styling Gel

8.5 oz Item 2238673

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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 93 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Controls frizz (73)
  • Easy to use (73)
  • Lightweight (58)
  • Non-greasy (57)
  • Strong hold (38)

Cons

  • Sticky (10)
  • Strong odor (10)
  • Doesn't work (8)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (80)
  • Daily use (36)
  • Thick hair (21)
  • Travel (11)
  • Fine hair (5)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (73), Wavy hair (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (36), Survivalist / minimalist (28), Product junkie (22)

Reviewed by 93 customers

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5.0

Love it, can't live without it

By Jess

from Miami Fl.

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Just wish it had a stronger hold
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

    I won't style my hair with this gel with soaken wet hair .. best used with almost dried or damped hair for that better hold .. love my curls without that crunk feeling hair

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    I love everything Ouidad

    By MOBrien

    from Maryland

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Strong Hold

    Cons

    • Sticky

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair

    Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

    I use this when I'm in need of control that I can refresh the next day. Ouidad products are amazing!

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    My Favorite Gel

    By Jo G.

    from MIddletown, NJ

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

      Took years to find this product. I've tried all sorts of brands and I stick with this one. The gel dries in place, meaning it holds the curls without drying out. Rewetting restores the curl, so it can last a couple of days. I look forward now to styling my hair because of the use of this product.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      3.0

      Would purchase again

      By Redheadyooper

      from Upper michigan

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Does good controlling frizz in dry region
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

        Easy to use. Hair stays soft. Works well in dry region (winter air, upper michigan) Not sure it's enough to control in high humidity (summer, n.carolina). Good scent.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        Love this product! Woyld buy it again!

        By Bev

        from Chester, Va

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair

          Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

          Massage thru hair and dry with diffuser. Easy to use, great definition of curls and holds well.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          4.0

          Love how it makes my curls look even 2nd day.

          By Roxie

          from Euless, TX

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use
            • Thicker Hair
            • Thinner Hair
            • Travel

            Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

            Love it!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Amazing gel

            By Red Head Curls

            from NY

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

              This product is amazing. I used devacurl for a while and recently switched over. This gel provides a strong hold with a cast that breaks to leave your curls shiny and soft. I have never had a gel have such a great hold while also leaving my hair so soft. My hair is very thick so I apply gel to sections of hair starting at the bottom and moving up. I allow my hair to air dry while I do my makeup then finish up with warm then cold diffusing. I use the mongongo oil to break the gel cast. I am beyond impressed with this gel. It does have the curl memory and I notice that my curl pattern is more consistent with this gel.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              4.0

              Great

              By Vmc

              from Vista, ca

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use

              Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

              Used all differnet types of brands, even mixed them. This one worked well on its own with my hair. I dislike the smell but the hold is great. Going to continue to use this product.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Ouidad is in my opinion the ultimate curly hair care product

              By Ms. Daisy

              from Dover Delaware

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              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:

                I use this gel to style my hair after wash with the rake and shake method. You get beautiful bouncy perfect curls every time.

                 
                5.0

                Use everyday

                By Heather J

                from Grand Rapids, MI

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Non-Greasy
                • Strong Hold

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Thicker Hair
                  • Thinner Hair
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel:

                  Great for everyday use

                  • 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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