You know when you’re on a night out in a club and meet a girl in the bathroom that is everything you’ve ever been looking for in a friend? She’s really complimentary, she smells really nice but most importantly, she gets you. This was how I felt with Bumble and Bumble BB Curl Anti-Humidity Gel-Oil.
I came across this product at my first proper curly hair cut at Open Salon in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (Tom Ford, you are a star). When Tom put it on to my hair I was sceptical having become used to products that soaked in but didn’t do anything to combat frizz (the mortal enemy). To say I was happy with the product would be an understatement.
The back of the 190ml tub states ‘for glossy, elongated curls’ and that is not a lie. It comes out as a gel but it’s not sticky and when you put it into your hair it coats the curls, making them feel smooth not heavy. I only air dry my hair (the years of heat damage has not been kind so i’m paying my curls back in air time) and the product leaves a lovely texture to my hair with no frizz! One more time for the sceptics, NO FRIZZ! My only boohoo would be that it can have the tendency to make my hair a little crispy, however I’m unsure if that’s me being too heavy handed with the product as you don’t need a lot or whether it’s the air drying as when my hairdresser uses it with a diffuser I don’t have the crisp. A few scrunches throughout the day soon gets rid of the crisp and my hair is durable and I am able to touch it without it getting bushy. I also love that I have straight bits left over from the GHD years and with a bit of scrunching using my hands, this product manages to curl those bits up too, meaning I don’t look strange throughout the day.
All in all, an allrounder of a product.
The Good: Lightweight and thin, you don’t need much product and keeps the curls curly with no frizz. Bonus point for smelling like a bleeding Jo Malone product!
The Bad: If you use too much it goes crispy (no-one likes crispy curls).
The Ugly: The price! At £30 a pot, it is eye-wateringly expensive especially as us curl girls know, we get through product like water. However, for what you get up top, it seems like a no brainer to pay.
Go forth and try this product, be converted, get a new pal for your hair!
Curl Girl x