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Kinky-Curly Original Curling Custard Natural Hair Styling Gel - 8oz

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$16.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • Keep your natural waves beautiful and shiny with the Original Curling Custard Gel from Kinky Curly
  • All-natural formula provides a deep shine and beautifully conditions hair
  • Curl gel helps eliminate frizz for soft, defined girls
  • Styling gel with botanical formula leaves your hair strengthened
  • Nourishing

Description

Keep your natural waves beautiful and shiny with the Original Curling Custard Gel from Kinky Curly. This styling gel will moisturize your hair, leaving each curl perfectly defined. The all-natural botanical formula is designed to reduce bulk while adding shine and lasting hold, so you can say goodbye to frizzy, untamed curls and enjoy your strengthened and nourished curls.

Utilizing the humectant properties of the agave nectar, Curling Custard will give weight to your hair, define your curls, remove frizz, provide long-lasting hold and shine without ever being greasy, crunchy or drying.

**NOTE- This product is designed to work alone but ultimate curl definition and length can be achieved when used with KNOT TODAY as a leave-in conditioner.

How to Use:

Apply the Kinky-Curly Knot Today (for best results) on very wet hair*. Apply custard evenly in sections to very wet hair^.

Smooth the custard into each section from roots to ends. If sections start to dry out, spray water into hair and then add custard. Thicker tighter curls need more product and loose wavy curls use less.

Use more product for very controlled curls and use less product if you want more fullness and body. Allow hair to air dry, do not touch hair while it is drying or it will start to frizz. Then dry gently scrunch out the crunch.

* If it is not wet enough your hair will dry sticky.
^ If it is not applied evenly you will get frizz.
Hair Type: Wavy, Curly, Textured
Health Facts: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate-Free, Paraben-Free, Ethyl Alcohol-Free
Product Form: Gel
Beauty Purpose: Curl Enhancing
Net weight: 8 Ounces
Features: Lightweight
TCIN: 13044270
UPC: 689076195782
Item Number (DPCI): 063-05-0967
Origin: Made in the USA
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Ingredients:

botanical infusion of water, horsetail, chamomile, nettle, marshmallow, organic aloe vera juice, agave nectar extract, tocopheryl acetate (vitamin e), pectin, citric acid, potassium sorbate, natural fragrance

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 2.6 inches length x 2.84 inches width x 3.31 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.65 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
See the return policy for complete information.

Q: I have a tapered TWA. How would I use this product to get curl definition?

submitted by HonnyBrown - 7 years ago
  • A: What works for me is applying the gel to my hair while soaking wet. Apply custard section by section as raking the custard through your hair with your fingers. Similar to how you'd do a wash and go. Hope this helps! This product works better for my curl definition, better than any other product I've used in the past.

    submitted byMegan - 7 years ago
  • A: Use the Kinky Curly Knot Today Leave in Conditioner and then apply the Curling Custard to your hair.

    submitted bySjanae90 - 6 years ago
  • A: I agree with Megan's comment. I have a TWA as well. Hair should be very wet. When you find the right ratio between water and the product, you will get GREAT curl definition. It may take a couple of times of experimenting, but when you get it down, you won't be disappointed.

    submitted byShaun - 5 years ago

Q: Does this have a strong fragrance?

submitted by Andie - 5 years ago
  • A: It's a pretty faint fragrance to my nose. Nice, but definitely very light and not anything that will compete with other fragrances.

    submitted byCarolH - 4 years ago
  • A: I don't think it's strong. It has a sweet candy, kinda like cotton candy smell.

    submitted byErica C - 5 years ago

Q: Does this product have a strong and moisturizing hold?

submitted by Liv - 6 years ago
  • A: I have used Kinky Curly for the past 2 years. The Kinky Curly Custard does NOT rub off. Yes, it has a Strong and Moisturizing hold.

    submitted bySjanae90 - 6 years ago
  • A: I think so. Their are stronger holds with general styling gels but those don't curl your hair. Kinky Curly has a pretty good hold that rubs off fairly easily (it doesn't stay through the night).

    submitted byAnnette - 6 years ago

Q: Is this safe for kid usr?

submitted by Shea - 3 months ago
  • A: Hi there! This is safe, yes. Thanks!

    submitted byTarget Brand Expert - 3 months ago

Q: What hair oil can I use with this.

submitted by Norma - 3 years ago
  • A: For best results apply CURLING CUSTARD TM to soaking wet, freshly washed hair. For very kinky and tightly coiled hair use KNOT TODAY TM as a leave-in conditioner then apply CURLING CUSTARD TM to soaking wet hair in small sections. Smooth each section with fingers from root to tip.

    submitted byBeauty Advisor - 3 years ago

Q: Does this product have Linalool or limonene in it?

submitted by Nat - 3 years ago
  • A: Please Note: Ingredient listings are subject to change. For an accurate listing of ingredients, in each product, please refer to your product packaging.

    submitted byBeauty Advisor - 3 years ago

Q: does this product make your hair sticky or crunchy?

submitted by cindylou - 3 years ago
  • A: This will not leave your hair sticky or crunchy. Must allow to dry thoroughly.

    submitted byBeauty Advisor - 3 years ago

Q: Hi, My KC Custard arrived with the Target seal and no other label... What's going on? It looks like the product but without the label how in the world can I be sure I've received the right product? I'm afraid to use it.

submitted by Grace - 3 years ago
  • A: This sounds like your product was damaged. Return it to the store and get a credit.

    submitted byBeauty Advisor - 3 years ago

Q: Are kinky-curly products safe to use on color treated hair and not strip the color?

submitted by Marsha - 4 years ago
  • A: Yes! These items are safe for color treated hair.

    submitted byUltra - 4 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Can this gel be used with a curling cream and a diffuser? I usually use my cream, a gel, then diffuse. Does this well work for that or is it supposed to be on its own?

submitted by Carol - 4 years ago
  • A: Yes it can be used as curling cream with a diffuser.

    submitted byUltra - 4 years ago
    Brand expert
4.5 out of 5 stars with 792 reviews
82% would recommend
282 recommendations
quality: 4.4 out of 5
effectiveness: 4.39 out of 5
value: 4.06 out of 5

worth the money

5 out of 5 stars
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amaryllis - 9 days ago, Verified purchaser
pricey, but it’s also the only gel i’ve tried that doesn’t leave my hair frizzy at all. honestly, it’s worth the price.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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on my fourth jar... !!!!!

5 out of 5 stars
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mskingbean89 - 13 days ago, Verified purchaser
like seriously one of the only gels i can use in my wavy hair. smells awesome too! easy to scrunch out with oil and still holds its shape 😙
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Love this

5 out of 5 stars
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Janell - 16 days ago, Verified purchaser
I have been using the Kinky Curly Custard for a few years now. I am afraid that this is going to be one of those products that is going to eventually be hard to find. For the past year the store has not had it in stock and I have been ordering several at a time online. Thankfully at this point I can still get it.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Not worth it.

3 out of 5 stars
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Gjam - 19 days ago, Verified purchaser
I LIKE it. It left my hair a bit crunchy & when using the diffuser it let my hands sticky. Is it worth $20 with tax? NOPE. Its has very strong smell ( a mix of Vanilla & coco butter). I am going to finish it because I will not let this pricey jar go waste, but I will not buy again.
quality: 2 out of 5
value: 2 out of 5
effectiveness: 3 out of 5
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Give this product a try!!

5 out of 5 stars
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fatimaaddae - 23 days ago, Verified purchaser
I just wish I they made a bigger size! I love this product. It keeps my hair defined, moisturized, and soft through all conditions. And the more you use the more definition you get!!
value: 4 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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The best gel!

5 out of 5 stars
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Anonymous - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
Best curly hair gel i have ever tried. Doesn't way down my fine hair and it is moisturizing with amazing hold. Smell is also amazing and not overpowering.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Overpriced

1 out of 5 stars
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Ty - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
I bought this before. The jar was bigger. Now that jar is half the siize for more money.
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 3 out of 5
effectiveness: 3 out of 5
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Smells great

5 out of 5 stars
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Unicorn95 - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
I love the smell. It’s easy to apply and works great for my hair. Doesn’t leave a white cast after drying
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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u need this fr

5 out of 5 stars
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bella - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
The best gel i’ve tried for my wavy hair. I use about a quarter sized amount in combination with the detangler leave in. After my hair is completely dry, I scrunch out the crunch with hair oil. This gel has a subtle vanilla scent. I’ve tried sooooo many products and nothing has given me soft, silky, and defined waves like this combo does. Just buy it already!!
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Beautiful Curls

5 out of 5 stars
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Trinity - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
Beautifully style naturally curling hair without frizz or stiffness.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Fakes

2 out of 5 stars
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Serena - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
I chose this hair product for its natural, chemical-free ingredients, but it doesn't hold hair well and causes excessive flaking, giving the appearance of dandruff. It's pricey for the poor quality and small quantity. I won't return it, but I advise against purchasing it.
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BEST GEL EVER

5 out of 5 stars
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Eddie - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
love this gel. Only gel I'm not allergic to because it's made of mostly natural ingredients!
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Will Always Buy It Again

5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewer - 3 months ago
Better than any hair gel or mousse I’ve tried. Curls are less frizzy, hair isn’t anywhere near as dry, less knots and tangles in my hair thanks to more moisture, doesn’t leave any kind of “crunch” or residue like normal hair gels, the smell is more on the strong side but it’s not bad, and only need to use two fingers full of the gel for all my hair. It’s pricey but it’s worth every penny for people who have dry and frizzy wavy/curly hair
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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Frizzy, Wavy Hair Miracle

5 out of 5 stars
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Claire - 3 months ago
Super frizzy 2B wavy girl here, and this is exactly what my hair has been NEEDING. Hair got SOOO much instant moisture and definition from this alone, so soft and touchable. Throwing out my NYM gel for this! GET THIS!!!💯
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Mustvtry

5 out of 5 stars
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Love this rug - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
Love the way it goes into my curly hair. It prevents frizz and doesn’t weigh my hair down
value: 4 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Amazing

5 out of 5 stars
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Nikki88 - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
Amazing for perfect curls! A little goes a long way.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Smells nice but dries flaky

1 out of 5 stars
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MM - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
Custard smells nice, leaves hair soft but leaves flakes in my hair. Will not purchase again.
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GET THIS GEL. black girl hair approved

5 out of 5 stars
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kayla h - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
I love this gel so much! It’s great for coily hair and it defines and moisturizes. It has a medium hold so it’s not crunchy at all. This gel also layers well with topper gels.
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Best Product for Curly Hair

5 out of 5 stars
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Lynn - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
I wash 3x a week and this custard holds my curls in. I love it!
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Strongest worst smell avoid

1 out of 5 stars
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cynthia209m - 6 months ago
This product smells so bad that it made me nauseated. There is a sickly strong vanilla smell. I opened the bottle and some got on me and I had to go shower.
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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