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Au Naturale Curl Defining Crème Glaze by Dark and Lovely

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14.4 oz
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Indulge your curls with this delectable recipe of lightweight moisture and definition. It nourishes and conditions using Mango Oil and Bamboo Milk to define each coil with the perfect amount of hold for curly and wavy styles creating healthy looking, frizz –free, silky ringlets. For loose curls and spirals.
moisture, definition, frizz control
Dark and Lovely
Water, glycerin, glycine soja oil / soybean oil, polysorbate 80, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, triethanolamine, oleth-5, carbomer, parfum/fragrance, phenoxyethanol, bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2, caprylyl glycol, mangifera indica seed oil / mango seed oil, benzyl salicylate, linalool, bynzyl alcohol, limonene, CI / red 4, geraniol, bambusa vulgaris sap extract, CI 19140 / yellow 5

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  • Curl Rating: 3
    CurlRating: 3
    Dec 08, 2015
  • pjatobeth

    I used to love this product. I used it over the summer and it kept my curls frizz free. I recently went back to it, though, and my curls got SO DRY. I looked at the ingredients list and I saw alcohol on it. It's a shame that my hair had a bad reaction to it because it worked wonders previously.
  • Curl Rating: 4
    CurlRating: 4
    Jul 18, 2015
  • Salomecarina

    (3c)Started using it recently and I am quite happy with the results. I use it as a leave in after washing and doing treatment with masque for 30minutes (LOC method: water,coconut oil and Au Naturale defining curl glaze) and also everyday before going to work to define my curls (water, Au Naturale defining curl glaze and sweet almond oil). I use a very little amount.
  • Curl Rating: 5
    CurlRating: 5
    May 03, 2015
  • sexykurlykool

    Looking at all the other reviews on this product I see that this creme seems to work best on 4a hair folks. I bought the coil moisturizing souffle and 10 in 1 Style Gelee, as well as the curl defining creme. I hated the souffle, it makes my hair dry and cannot be used with any other product/gel. The gelee is okay but I use that alone too. Girl!! The curl defining creme is DA BOMB DOT COM on my hair. It is to be used generously on first application but sparingly on consecutive days. It makes my hair soft and when I carefully smooth out my ends with a small tooth comb the ends are gorgeous. I have been natural for 5 years and I have found my holy grail product. I do not use it with any other products!! I wash and condition my hair or sometimes just co-wash my coils then apply this creme, (generously at first application), then braid or twist my hair for the next day and it is so soft and manageable. i have learned that leave-in conditioners do not work for my low porosity 4a hair. I co-wash and rinse out before applying any products and my hair LOVES THIS...sorry to go on and on but I love this stuff (UK CHICK)
  • Curl Rating: 3
    CurlRating: 3
    Sep 19, 2014
  • PetiteGyal91 - Hair Type: Type 3c

    I think this product is just "ok." For me there was just no "wow" factor. it got the job done, but nothing that really amazed me.
  • Curl Rating: 4
    CurlRating: 4
    Aug 25, 2014
  • blktaurus30

    I have 4a hair and I loved this product. I have tried many products in the short time I have worn natural hair, this one is my favorite. I like how it softens my hair and it smells great. I think it may be tangling my hair at times but when I cowash it, the tangles come out. I love it.
  • Curl Rating: 3
    CurlRating: 3
    Jun 01, 2014
  • ShaTinaLP - Hair Type: Type 4a

    Positives, it smells like a cherry starburst, the texture is thick and moisturizes my hair well, and lastly great definition. Negative,I tried this in combination with 10 In one gelee. I love the definition it gives and softness but after it dries It leaves pink clusters of product with the texture of like a silicone or something. Maybe the combo just doesn't mix well, so next goal is to try the glaze solo. Nice product but I wish it mixed well with other products from the same line.
  • Curl Rating: 3
    CurlRating: 3
    Apr 18, 2014
  • isaaabelleee - Hair Type: Type 3a

    I really liked this product a few months ago but after I stopped using it and used shea moisture this product makes my hair crunchy and dry. I LOVE the scent though. Adds a lot of definition I just cant get over the feeling of my hair.
  • Curl Rating: 3
    CurlRating: 3
    Apr 05, 2014
  • Sldecome

    Two weeks ago, I would have rated this product the best in the market. This product is very light. Using it was the first time that I was able to wear a bantu-knot out for multiple days. The curls were not hard. They were soft, bouncy, frizz-free, and they lasted for a long time. But that is only because I blow dry my hair before styling it in any way. However, for the majority of natural girls who style their hair while wet or want to do a wash and go, this is the WORST! This product only works when you use a very little amount. Once you use a drop more, your hair will be FILLED with nasty gel-like beads all over. You will have to wash your hair thoroughly to remove it. I now HATE this product. Don't buy it.
  • Curl Rating: 1
    CurlRating: 1
    Mar 14, 2014
  • tokyoroots

    This product did not work for my 3 B hair. It made it frizzy and took out the curl. This is the only product that I disliked enough to return to the store.
  • Curl Rating: 0
    CurlRating: 0
    Dec 26, 2013
  • Yvanna - Hair Type: Type 4b

    Je ne trouve pas les produits de cette gamme! Pouvez vous me dire où les trouver? Un site?
  • Curl Rating: 4
    CurlRating: 4
    Dec 17, 2013
  • Naturalistaaa - Hair Type: Type 4b

    I did a twist out with about 14 twists. I find that to be most effective, as my hair is fairly fine/thin. I understand why they advertise "anti-shrinkage". The product is a little heavy, so it seems as if it weighs the hair down, hence making it elongated. However it does give a good apperance when considering length and curl definition. It also does a great job of eliminating frizz. But it your going for the big, fluffy look, this product may not be best for you, especially if you have fine/thin hair.
  • Curl Rating: 3
    CurlRating: 3
    Dec 02, 2013
  • MelifluousJay - Hair Type: Type 4b

    I gave this product a few chances to see if it will be a product I will purchase again or not. My twistouts and braidouts looked nice when I used this product. I like the smell of the product but the product itself left a weird film on my hand and also my hair felt a bit stiff. I tried it once also for wash n go but that did not work out too well for me either.
  • Curl Rating: 1
    CurlRating: 1
    Dec 01, 2013
  • izzfrizz - Hair Type: Type 3c

    I don't know why, but my hair hated this stuff. I know that it says my hair is 3c but it is also somewhat 4a. I get terrible build-up and just disgusting white particles after a week. The smell is DELICIOUS, kind of like mangoes. It does work well with other hair types, such as my sister who has 3a hair, but not mine sadly.
  • Curl Rating: 4
    CurlRating: 4
    Nov 17, 2013
  • Bureetoe - Hair Type: Type 4a

    I used this product for my twist. I have fine hair and did not have to use a lot. It made my hair extra soft and it has a nice smell. My ends are usually a little frizzy but this made them very smooth. I love it!
  • Curl Rating: 4
    CurlRating: 4
    May 13, 2013
  • MamaNaturalista - Hair Type: Type 3c

    I used this on my twin daughters hair and she achieved great results! It made her curls pop, had hold without the crunch and they were soft and full of body!
  • Curl Rating: 2
    CurlRating: 2
    Mar 23, 2013
  • naturalteen - Hair Type: Type 4b

    This product was not really that great. When I applied it to my hair, it made it hard. It did elongate my twistout though.
  • Curl Rating: 3
    CurlRating: 3
    Feb 21, 2013
  • CiCiNaturally - Hair Type: Type 4a

    This product smells good and has a creamy texture. When I used it to style my hair on already old hair/previously styled hair, it just made my hair soft, not much definition at first until I tried it on freshly washed hair. On freshly washed hair, I got definition but little hold. Very soft hair but I had to use my own leave in because this line doesn't come with one, if I had added this to my hair alone, after a wash my hair would have been dry.
  • Curl Rating: 5
    CurlRating: 5
    Feb 19, 2013
  • letta510 - Hair Type: Type 4a

    LOVE this stuff, takes away frizz and helps fight shrinkage. it wont stop shrinkage alone, i diffuse so it helps also. makes my hair shiny also.
  • Curl Rating: 3
    CurlRating: 3
    Feb 15, 2013
  • MBeautyJunkie - Hair Type: Type 4a

    This product was not only moisturizing,but it tamed my frizz on first and second day hair with a soft hold. The product is great for wash and gos,braid outs,twist outs and bantu knot outs.
  • Curl Rating: 5
    CurlRating: 5
    Jan 30, 2013
  • StephanyD - Hair Type: Type 4a

    I was able to grab this product at my local Sally's. It was my first time seeing this product and I have been looking for a moisturizing cream/gel to use as an alternative to ECO Styler gel. Let me start by saying this stuff is AMAZING!!! Ive used it about four times now, one for a wash and go, twice for a Afro puff and once for a twist out. First off, this stuff smells heavenly ^^ it fragrant and has a slightly lingering scent but is very faint at the same time. It leaves my hair feeling moisturized and my curls come out shiny and defined. Im hoping to try the souffle that is supposed to be for coily hair. Even though this one is supposed to be for looser curls it works for mine just fine this is a definite keeper for me :)

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