Love, Love, Love it.Loose CurlsDehydration & DamageOctober 13, 2017Been loving this gel for 30+ years. Nothing compares.
Not as good as it used to beClassic CurlsFrizzOctober 10, 2017I've been using Tress Effects for about five years and absolutely loved it...till recently. Apparently they recently changed the formula and it no longer controls my frizz. I used to be able to go 4-5 days between washings, but now after a couple of days I'm getting frizzy little hairs sticking out. Have tried all kinds of frizz remedy products (Mongongo Oil, Frizz and Flyaway Fighter, the new Climate Control) to no avail. So disappointed.
Not bad.Tight CurlsDehydration & DamageSeptember 22, 2017It holds the curls just fine, but it can be sticky upon application. Curls look good.
good productLoose CurlsDehydration & DamageSeptember 17, 2017Tress effects was recommended by the hair stylist and she did get a great curl for me. I found it was a little too heavy when I worked it on my own. I'll be sticking with advanced climate control.
My favorite productTight CurlsDehydration & DamageSeptember 16, 2017I have been using this product for years and cannot live without it. I have very thick,coarse hair and it makes my hair totally manageable. Without it, I would have frizz! Love it!
High Price, Worth the MoneyLoose CurlsFrizzSeptember 13, 2017I've been trying really really hard just to find anything for my hair. People love my natural hair but I'm a perfectionist and can't stand the frizz. I've had several hair products that have worked well, but the frizz is never 100% gone. This product has been such a great solution. I wish it wasn't so much for so little, but I guess you get what you pay for!
Love this stuff!Classic CurlsFrizzSeptember 11, 2017I love this gel. It's just the right weight. It goes on without ruining my curls, and when it dries, I can scrunch it and it looks totally natural. (I just wish they could ship it without it leaking! They used to send the liter bottles with the seal and a cap, and the pump was separate. This one leaked with the pump in it.)
Why didn't I try it before!Classic CurlsFrizzSeptember 1, 2017This product has made me fall back in love with Ouidad. I have been going back and forth between Ouidad and DevaCurl. For some reason the DevaCurl products I tried left my curls very dry and frizzy. I then decided to give Ouidad a second chance. This time I decided to try the Classic Curls line. The results have been outstanding so far. To say that the vital curl shampoo and conditioner are hydrating is an understatement. I absolutely love both of these and I just purchased the liter sizes. I'm not sure that I'm using the define and Shine styling gel-cream correctly because my curls felt sticky, however the tress effects gel is absolutely AMAZING! I first used it with moisture lock leave-in conditioner and I thought I got far better results than with the gel-cream. Today I used it by itself and my curls are beautiful, touchable, well defined and the best of all FRIZZ FREE!!! I give Tress Effects 5 stars, not even the heat and humidity get compares to tress effects. I absolutely love it! Thank you Ouidad! I think I have finally figured out my curl type and what products work for me! I couldn't be happier!
A lightweight gel that actually holds!Classic CurlsFrizzAugust 30, 2017I'm very impressed with this gel. It is more of a geleé texture than the gel texture I am familiar with. It is more light weight, which means my curls get more of a spiral, bounce, and volume. It also takes much less time to dry. I was worried that because it was so lightweight that it would not hold, that was not the case. I had great definition without frizz all day (rain and all). It refreshed very well on day 2 also. Comparing this product directly to Devacurl's light defining gel, I would choose this one. I have classic curls, fine hair, but a TON of it and this product works well for my type. Thanks!!
Old climate control gel is betterClassic CurlsFrizzAugust 21, 2017This gel works okay, not my favorite. I still think that the old Climate Control gel is much better at keeping the shape of my curls and not feeling so crunchy.
- Defines curls and prevents frizz with long-lasting results
- Helps enhance curls' natural spiral pattern
- Memory Interlock technology extends the life of your style
When you put effort into perfecting your curls, you want your style to last. It's all a matter of choosing the right product to help your curls go the distance.
We developed our Tress Effects® Styling Gel to help classic curls form perfect spirals, while keeping frizz at bay all day. With Hydrolyzed Collagen, Pro-Vitamin B5, and Clove Oil, our strongest hold gel helps to seal in the optimal amount of moisture for consistent, defined curls. And when refreshed with water, our Memory Interlock technology helps to reform the original curl pattern. You'll get maximum mileage out of your style, with every curl hydrated on the inside and smooth and shiny on the outside.
- How To Use
How To Use
Apply using Ouidad's Rake & Shake technique. Divide damp hair into sections. Spread a nickel-size amount of gel through each section, with fingers separated like a rake. To ensure even distribution, begin at the nape of the neck, raking fingers through under-sections. When finished, hold the ends of hair in each section and shake to create curls. Let hair air-dry or blow-dry with a diffuser.
IngredientsWater (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).
CURL EXPERT TIP
“When styling, make sure the hair is wet from roots to ends to allow for even distribution of product. Proper saturation results in a frizz- free style.”
— September Sirico, Curl Advisory Board Stylist