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DarlingRhadamanthus's avatar

Can you recommend a good hair setting gel/lotion?

Asked by DarlingRhadamanthus (11271points) May 7th, 2012

After I wash my hair, I sometimes curl it (it’s a bit below shoulder length). I blow dry the roots for volume, then while the ends are damp, I put bendy wire curlers in it. I used to use an amazing spray setting gel that would hold the curl for ages, no matter the weather. It has been discontinued. I tried a TIGI product to no avail (Maxx? or something?)

Can you recommend a product that will hold a hairset (in curlers) well…and that can be used on damp hair?

Any info would be appreciated.

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lillycoyote's avatar

Do you go to a salon to get your hair cut? Could you ask your stylist maybe, if you do? The problem is that everyone’s hair is different and a hair setting gel/lotion that works for me, or another person, might not work for you or your hair.

bewailknot's avatar

I no longer curl my hair but years ago I liked the results I got with a Pantene setting gel. Don’t know if they still make any.

cthulette's avatar

I don’t curl my hair because it is already curly, but when I’ve done my hair in beehives and other styles that require a lot of hold, I use hairspray from Garnier Fructis. It’s cheap and it’s always worked well for me!

DarlingRhadamanthus's avatar

Thanks guys….I will look into some of those products. I am not having a lot of luck replacing my old trusted product….<sigh>

sakura's avatar

It’s soo frustrating when that happens! I feel for you. I like VO5 stuff and Treseme. Also I would ask your hairdresser what they use, they often sell the products they use! Good luck xx

LeavesNoTrace's avatar

Frederic Fekkai COIFF Extra Hold Styling Gel. Finish off with their Sheer Hold Hairspray.

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