Last weekend I was on the hunt for a new curly hair product though I naturally have curly texture I sometimes need a little extra help.
We walked the isle of Fontana Pharmacy in Mandeville, Manchester where I live, as usual I spend hours whenever I walk into that place. I can never decide on which product to get. My friend Lauren was with me, she helped me choose, thank God for her.
My decision came down to this one from Aunt Jackie’s. It’s the Curl & Coils Don’t Shrink Flaxseed Elongating Curl Gel. I stood there in the pharmacy and ofcourse I googled reviews on this product which I ALWAYS do anyway. If I have a concern then google is the answer. I wanted something that didn’t leave my hair feeling over moisturized if that’s even a thing, nor did I want my hair to be super oily and flaked out which I’ve had with products such as Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Coil Moisturizing Soufflé and Curl Defining Glaze and a number of Cantu products.
I was drawn to this one because of the ingredients first of all. It’s enriched with flaxseed and wheat protein according to the information on the jar. Also rich in Omega fatty acids, promote hair health from the inside out, and helps prevent dryness & flaking. It says it doesn’t shrink but I’ve experienced shrinkage but I then again I did apply ALOT of product because I wanted tighter curls. The directions says apply small amount to clean, wet or damp hair. Apply more for tighter curls, less for elongated curls. For wash n go styles, apply as needed, raking through hair with fingers, then finger styling hair into place.
I have to say that my hair came out amazing. I followed the instructions by taking product on to my fingers and raking trough my damped hair and it didn’t take long to dry at all. I allowed it to air dry and I didn’t have the issue of over saturated oily wet look. My husband paid me a compliment. He loved it. I’m happy with my choice. The pic below is when I first applied the product.
The pics below are a day old curls, after tying my hair down with my silk head tie and sleeping on it. No flakes and still looked moistured. All I did was used my fingers to shake it up a little because it became flat from tying it down over night.
The pic below is day 3. I haven’t added anymore of the product to my hair. I added a little almond oil around my hair line because of my skin issues but that’s it. Still no flakes and the curls are still so soft. Definitely doesn’t have the crusty feeling. As the curls grow older the more compliments I’ve been getting about my hair. In conclusion, I would definitely recommend this product. It did exactly what it said it would do. Definitely taking this one with me on vacation IF and that’s a BIG…IF I decide to wear my hair out. 🤣
Link to product is below ⬇️
Aunt Jackies Don’t Shrink Flaxseed Elongating Curling Gel, 15 Oz
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