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Kristin Ess Instant Lift Volumizing Mousse with Castor Oil - Boosts Volume + Thickens Hair - 8.1 fl oz

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Kristin Ess Instant Lift Volumizing Mousse with Castor Oil - Boosts Volume + Thickens Hair - 8.1 fl oz - image 1 of 4
$14.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • For all hair types
  • Body building
  • Volume boosting
  • Strand thickening
  • Lasting hold

Description

I love mousse! This one is epic because it gives so much volume with no sticky, tacky feeling so I can create the ultimate hair flip! It keeps the hair voluminous and bouncy and rinses clean leaving no residue behind.

Plump it up! I use this at the root before blow drying to get maximum lift and the best hair flips ever.

How to:
1. Apply a golf ball-sized amount of mousse on wet hair, evenly all over at the root.
2. Apply whatever is left on your hands to the rest of the hair.
3. Blow dry with a round brush or with your head flipped upside down for maximum volume and bounce.
Tip: Avoid applying this on partially dried hair. Best results come when applied to freshly washed hair.

Contains Zip-Up Technology™, our proprietary strengthening complex designed to "zip-up" split ends while targeting weak areas of the hair, smoothing the appearance of damaged cuticles and helping to protect hair from environmental stressors and color fade.

cruelty free | color + keratin safe
Free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates

Please note, ingredient lists may change any time a product is updated. Always check packaging to get the most accurate list of ingredients in each product.
Hair Type: All Hair Types
Health Facts: Aluminum-Free, Paraben-Free
Product Warning: Not for children under the age of three
Product Form: Mousse
Package Quantity: 1
Beauty Purpose: Volumizing
Net weight: 8.1 Ounces
TCIN: 51362393
UPC: 840797105836
Item Number (DPCI): 063-00-1144
Origin: Assem USA w/foreign/dom. parts
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Ingredients:

water (aqua/eau), vp/va copolymer, propane, isobutane, cetearyl alcohol, cetearamidoethyldiethonium succinoyl hydrolyzed pea protein, caprylic/capric triglyceride, hypnea musciformis (algae) extract, glycerin, sargassum filipendula extract, ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, persea gratissima (avocado) oil, mangifera indica (mango) seed butter, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, coco-glucoside, tocopherol, guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, chitosan, carrageenan, algin, gelidiella acerosa extract, peg-40 hydrogenated castor oil, oleth-20, phenoxyethanol, polyquaternium-4, fragrance (parfum), laureth-4, sodium c14-16 olefin sulfonate, stearyl alcohol, cetrimonium bromide, ethylhexylglycerin, silicone quaternium-3, trideceth-12, tocopheryl acetate, polyurethane-14, sorbitol, amp-acrylates copolymer, xanthan gum, sorbitan oleate, aminomethyl propanol, tetrasodium glutamate diacetate.

Allergens & Warnings:

WARNING: FLAMMABLE. CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE. DO NOT PUNCTURE OR INCINERATE. DO NOT STORE AT TEMPERATURE ABOVE 120°F. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. USE ONLY AS DIRECTED. INTENTIONAL MISUSE BY DELIBERATELY CONCENTRATING AND INHALING THE CONTENTS CAN BE HARMFUL OR FATAL.

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 8.58 inches length x 1.88 inches width x 1.85 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.66 pounds
We regret that this item cannot be shipped to PO Boxes.
This item cannot be shipped to the following locations: Alaska, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Hawaii, American Samoa (see also separate entry under AS), Puerto Rico (see also separate entry under PR), Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S., APO/FPO, Guam (see also separate entry under GU)

Return details

This item must be returned to any Target store.
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: Is this cruelty free?

submitted by Cait - 7 years ago
  • A: No. Nowhere on the website does it say her products are cruelty free.

    submitted byGretyl - 7 years ago
  • A: Yup I'm pretty sure her products are!

    submitted byjheape - 7 years ago
  • A: From PETA's website: Kristin Ess Hair This company does NOT test on animals. Facts About Kristin Ess Hair: Features PETA’s Global Beauty Without Bunnies Logo

    submitted bySarahP - 4 years ago
  • A: Hey Cait, Thank you for your question. Yes, all the Kristin Ess Hair products are cruelty free. For all your future beauty questions, get real-time answers using the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button, found on every product page.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 1 month ago
    Brand expert

Q: Can you air dry with this instead of blow dry?

submitted by Blowdryeraverse - 6 years ago
  • A: Yes, but you will need to keep playing with your hair until almost dry.

    submitted bymema - 5 years ago
  • A: Hey, Thank you for your question. We recommend styling with heat to get the best results using this product. The Volumizing Mousse is heat activated and works best when blow dried or diffused into the hair to create lift and fullness. For all your future beauty questions, get real-time answers using the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button, found on every product page.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 1 month ago
    Brand expert

Q: Does this work well with Oily hair? Other brands make my hair oily.

submitted by Nasacat - 1 year ago
  • A: Hey Nasacat, Great question! The Kristin Ess Instant Lift Volumizing mousse is for all hair types. It keeps the hair voluminous and bouncy and rinses clean leaving no residue behind. For all your future beauty questions, get real-time answers using the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button, found on every product page.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 1 year ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this mousse gluten free? Are all your products gluten free? Thanks.

submitted by Lr - 14 days ago

Kristin Ess Wet Styling & Finishing Hair Care Collection

About the collection
This Wet Styling Collection from Kristin Ess is an absolute treat for your hairstyling needs. The Sea Salt Air Dry Spray will give you gorgeous, tousled waves for that beachy look you love, and the Style Assist Blow Dry Mist will cut down on drying time and add luscious shine. You'll love adding fullness to your hair with the Instant Lift Thickening Spray, and the Hydrating Curl Defining Creme is perfect for curly hair types that need extra moisture and shine.
View Kristin Ess Wet Styling & Finishing Hair Care Collection collection
4.0 out of 5 stars with 365 reviews
44% would recommend
77 recommendations
value: 2.91 out of 5
effectiveness: 3.06 out of 5
quality: 3 out of 5

Current worst condition of my hair....

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Pepper - 20 days ago
This is the first time I am using a hair mousse but unfortunately this brand is a big NO. Not only my hair feels like a doll hair but it made my hair harder to brush off. It was so detangled that it took me at-least good 30mins. Just to untangled it. Then my hair feels so dry and every time I brush it, it still so hard to brush the end part of my hair. I just cannot believe I went through these. Now I am so scared to use hair mousse and I am not thinking to try other products coz I am so done with a straw doll like hair. Tssssk. I cannot recommend this. 😭
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
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Loved it.

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
brod - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
My hair looks really pretty after using this, the waves in my hair look more defined.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Volume for days

4 out of 5 stars
paiges388 - 2 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
This product gives great volume and hold without the awful crunch. Leaves my hair, light and soft without any residue. I use it when I use my Dyson to keep my blowout bouncy.
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So far, so good.

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
jen - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
So far, so good :) After hairblowing, I can see the effect right away.
value: 3 out of 5
effectiveness: 4 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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Smells bad

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Beautybabe3 - 3 months ago
I liked how it gave my hair more volume and hold but I hate the smell! It stinks!
effectiveness: 4 out of 5
value: 3 out of 5
quality: 3 out of 5
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Great for my 2b waves!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Coffee Snob - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I am beyond thrilled with this powerful mousse!!! I have thin 2b naturally wavy hair and I have been looking for an extra strong hold mousse so that I could move away from extra strong gel and hair glue. I FOUND MY MATCH!!! Even on freshly washed and conditioned hair (typically condition weighs down my very fine hair) this mousse holds my curls. You can't beat the price either! Who needs the salon prices at $30 or more? NOT ME!
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Terrible

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Number1red - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I have pretty thick hair, usually very shiny and manageable. This moose made my hair feel like straw. It tangled so easily and it made my hair look grungy and so heavy. I’m returning it and I hope they take it back because this is an awful product.
quality: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Weird feeling that wouldnt go away

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Kohlergirl - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I think this might be the first time I return a product purely bc I didn’t like it. This left a weird, dry feeling on my hair that stuck around even after I washed it again. No noticeable new volume, just hair that was much harder to style.
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Not for low porosity hair

2 out of 5 stars
- 4 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
Unfortunately this mousse did not work well for me. I have very fine low porosity hair so this mousse felt way too heavy. I loved the smell, but it didn’t help my hair it just sat on top and left a very heavy residue.
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I do not recommend

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
TamMi - 4 months ago
Every time I use this product my hair looks amazing. 30 minutes later it is flat and looks like I just got out of the shower,
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Good for volume and hold

4 out of 5 stars
pattypattpat - 4 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
My curl stayed a good portion of my night. My hair stayed fluffy into the next morning. It smells really good. I do feel like I have to wash my hair the next day because it feels very dry.
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Love it!

5 out of 5 stars
Mickey17 - 5 months ago
originally posted on kristinesshair.com
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I love how this made my hair feel thicker without making it greasy or hard. Some products make me want to shower right away or weigh my hair down flat to my head. I have fine hair and would highly recommend this to anyone looking to add some volume. Also smells really great!
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Dont buy- itchy scalp

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
LauraAndKyle - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
Do not buy this. My scalp was so uncontrollably itchy and red. Not only was I uncomfortable, but my hair didn’t look great either. Didn’t hold and felt filmy
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Not good

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Ae - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
Definitely noticed more volume after blow drying but it tangles my hair so badly. I have to brush it out way more than usual and could hear my hair ripping while doing so. Not worth it. There are better volumizing mousse out there
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Not Impressed

2 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
- 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
I can see how someone could like this product because of the slight lift it does give the roots, however it left my hair so tangly and knotted its not worth it in my opinion. Smells great though but wouldn’t recommend.
value: 2 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
quality: 2 out of 5
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Terrible

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Completely Disappointed - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Leaves residue on hair and scalp. White flecks. Never had a problem with moose ever until I tried this. Way to thick and doesn't make your hair feel good at all!! .
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Great Mousse

5 out of 5 stars
AunTieT - 8 months ago
originally posted on kristinesshair.com
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I always like to rry new hair products, and most recently I tried Kristin Ess. Kristin Ess volumizing mousse. It was a good experience. It held my curls well while I was able to get more volume at the roots.
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Ok mousse

4 out of 5 stars
Mrszehnder08 - 8 months ago
originally posted on kristinesshair.com
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I've been using the Kristen Ess Volumizing Mousse for a few weeks now and this stuff is thick. I don't really mind that it's thick but less is more and I tend to forget that from time to time. Makes my hair kinda crunchy when I use to much. I try to focus it more on my roots since I have very limp, fine hair. There is a scent, it's not strong and I don't really smell it once I'm done styling. The pump is perfect and not cheap and flimsy.
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Leaves my hair feeling great!

5 out of 5 stars
Tish - 8 months ago
originally posted on kristinesshair.com
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I got this just to try to see if it really works. I can honestly say it makes my hair feel much fuller. I’ve never been much of a mousse person so I was surprised to like this product. It didn’t make my hair feeling sticky, or matted down. My hair was bouncy and very manageable. A Fantastic result.
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Good volume

4 out of 5 stars
Mom0f2 - 8 months ago
originally posted on kristinesshair.com
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This mousse is easy to apply and leaves the hair feeling silky smooth with amazing volume that lasts all day! It has a nice fragrance. The can is easy to hold and the button is easy to push allowing you to control the amount of product dispensed.
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