Can be used with a hair dryer for a softer look!
Sodium Benzoate is listed as a nasty in our pocket guide when used for food. But why then do we allow it in our cosmetics? The amount of sodium benzoate used in cosmetics is much smaller than in food as a preservative. Furthermore, the molecules are too large to be absorbed by the skin. This preservative has been allowed by Ecocert; the Soil Association and BDIH. It has been ranked by the EWG as having a low risk of 1. BUT there are reports circulating on the internet that warn against usage of the preservative even in cosmetics. We believe it is still one of the safer preservatives, but as always, we wanted you to be in the loop. The choice is yours to make.
Newlands Spring Water, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Leaf Extract*, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Xanthan Gum, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Guar Gum, Vegetable Glycerine, Citrus Sinensis (Orange) Fruit Oil*, Pelargonium Graveolens
(Geranium) Leaf Oil*.
*Certified Organic Ingredient
**Ingredient Notice: Sodium benzoate is listed as a nasty in our pocket guide when used for food, so why do we allow it in some of our cosmetics and cleaning products? Firstly, the amount of sodium benzoate used in cosmetics or cleaning products is much smaller than that used in food as a preservative. Furthermore, the sodium benzoate molecules are too large to be absorbed by your skin. This preservative has been allowed by ECOCERT, the Soil Association and BDIH; it has been ranked by the EWG as having a low risk of 1. However, there are reports circulating online that warn against usage of sodium benzoate even in cosmetics. We believe it is still one of the safer preservatives, but as always, we wanted you to fully informed and empowered. The choice is yours to make.
32 out of 35 people would recommend this product06/03/2021, By NicoleUse this to scrunch my curls. Smells and feels good. Bought it many times.24/11/2020, By AngelaI love this gel! I am following the curly girl method. This gel is perfect. It creates a nice cast. It cracks into beautiful soft big curls. I have a combination of 2C and 3A curls.23/11/2020, By RuthI am pleasantly surprised by this gel. It doesn't leave hair crunchy or weighed down like other hair gels I've tried. I love that it is also nourishing and smells great!11/11/2020, By EilsI use this on my wavy/curly hair. A little goes a long way and it doesn't leave hair feeling crunchy.21/10/2020, By shalla CMlove it sooooo much13/09/2020, By LarisaSmells amazing and works well for casting curls.08/09/2020, By TJGreat natural alternative to the nasty chemical laden products and works great too.25/08/2020, By LarisaLove the smell and it is awesome for my thin curls. Great hold with no weigh down.07/08/2020, By MountainHow good30/07/2020, By TaniaI have quite fine hair and add a tiny amount to wet hair and it definitely adds body.16/07/2020, By NickyFeels and smells great. Works perfectly as a leave in curl product. My curls are soft and last. Less frizzy but not crunchy. Little goes a long way.15/07/2020, By DesSoft styling 'gel' not really for keeping curls firm, more of a leave in conditioner type of feel. But it does what I need it to do.15/07/2020, By DesirePleasantly surprised, at first it felt like it wasn't going to work, my hair was way to soft while still wet, but after drying it firmed up. Does exactly what I want it to do. Helps control my frizz. Feels good to know I'm using exo friendly non harmful products on my hair.10/07/2020, By KimI bought this for my boyfriend so he could stop using commercial hair gel. He wasn't 100% stoked with it but I suppose after using the other stuff for over 10 years it will take some getting used to. Great alternative :)08/05/2020, By UlrichWorks so well21/04/2020, By AzraaI wash my hair at least every four days, but usually every other day, so for curlies who wash their hair only once a week, perhaps try a stronger gel. Otherwise, I highly recommend this product!21/04/2020, By AzraaI've been using this product for over a year now and it leaves my hair feeling wonderfully soft every time. I use it as part of my curly hair routine, and it leaves a satisfactory cast. I wash my hair at least every / ur09/03/2020, By OrganicHair gels well01/04/2019, By DonDissapointed - leaves a white residue in your hair.19/02/2019, By BERG"Would you recommend this product to a friend?"
As a styling product for a dude- No, (unless you're from Holland)
For a ladies locks- yes04/01/2019, By GabrielleHmm. This one is four but pushing it, not really a gel more like a styling conditioner. Maybe good for doing heatless curls but not keeping down frizzy bits or baby hair.17/12/2018, By GarethReally great product. Does the job and an excellent price.18/09/2018, By WilmaGlad for a non-toxic hair gel! My husband uses it and he is quite happy with this product, after having used a commercial brand for many years.25/07/2018, By UmmHurayraThis product had the exact opposite effect I expected it to have. I am very disappointed with it. It did not moisturise my hair at all. It actually dried my hair our more and left it feeling brittle and hard. Applying very little initially made absolutely no difference to my hair, and increasing the amount had no benefit , just worse results. I have soft Indian / Malaysian hair and the product did not give me the sleek look or nourishment I needed. Quite disappointed.19/06/2018, By AmandaIt is not sticky at all.
It is moisturising.
Fantastic for hair.19/06/2018, By ClareAwesome! Love this product! Keeps frizz at bay without the sticky stiffness from other gels. Really hydrates my hair, too.26/04/2018, By jolegreat styling gel29/03/2018, By AbigailHusband swears by this! The only natural product hair gel that works.16/01/2018, By MaureenI would say it helps instead of mousse as I have not yet found a vegan and CF mousse here in SA. Do not use too much if you want to use it before drying your hair which is how I am using it. I like the product range and the ingredients and always look for CF products when possible.16/01/2018, By SamanthaI really wanted this to work because I have been looking for this type of product but I didn't find it very effective17/12/2017, By Bradworks really well, it lasts, it's not sticky, smells good and natural.10/12/2017, By AmberI love this stuff. It helps control my seriously curly hair so well. Not too sticky or tacky either.21/11/2017, By AbigailMy husband has sleek look for his hair style and this has been the best natural hair gel by far. Has an amazing hold and washes out easily. Really great!26/06/2017, By AnneIt works to keep my curls together. You only need a small amount but one has to be very careful as it dries as a crusty white film in some parts of the hair where it had been applied slighly thicker. It has been a life saver on many occasions but also has a downside. I'd buy it again as there is no other affordable natural alternative that I've seen07/06/2017, By AshleighI bought this when I cut a fringe to help style it better,and it really worked! A very little bit goes a long way though! Too much will leave your hair feeling weighed down. A bit on my fingers and run through my hair before I style helps hold the style. and a bit on my fingers through damp hair helps control flyaways and keeps my curls defined!
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