What Kind Of Voodoo Is In Wetline Gel?

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  1. Autumn~Tint~Of~Gold

    Autumn~Tint~Of~Gold Rocking the Casbah

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    What the heck is in this stuff that makes my hair react so differently from any other gel I've tried?
    I noticed immediately while applying that it felt different from any other product I've used. The texture of the gel seemed so smooth. Not even leave in conditioners leave my hair this soft and it holds better than even gels that leave my hair dry and crispy. I could probably flat iron my hair and it would still look good with this applied heavily as a leave in lol. I wouldn't dare think such a thing about any other gel.

    It's a Mexican product, perhaps they know something about hair gel that we don't :lol:. I'm almost afraid to use it :look:.
    Anyone else love this stuff?
     
  2. Bunnyhaslonghair

    Bunnyhaslonghair Ebonics Queen

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    It's just a really good gel. It gives you a little more shine and less crunchy feeling than Eco styler. It still almost holds better at the same time though.

    The way it spreads is weird. It's hard to explain but I think I know what you're talking about when you say it's smoother.

    I like this gel and Eco evenly for different things. Eco is wetter and better at setting the hair. Wetline is smoother and better for buns, imo.
     
  3. intellectualuva

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    I've been sitting on a container for months and never opened it. I've been doing wash and goes, is this gel good for that?
     
  4. shawnyblazes

    shawnyblazes Bette Davis Eyes

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    Told ya'll,

    thats the bees knees, i think panthenol??/ I dunno. ITS my BOO thang
     
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    It's good stuff...but I always go back to that Eco Argan cause it mixes and layers well with just about anything!
     
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    @ShredsofDignity Hmmm I just discovered gel (I use Eco Styler for my edges and to set twists and braids)

    Are you saying I need to get on the Wetline train? Cuz I will :look: *product junkyism re-activates* :toocool::lachen:
     
  7. GGsKin

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    The minute I see this gel over here, I'm buying it. Heard too many good things not to give it a try. I'm already on the lookout. Is it protein-free?
     
  8. shawnyblazes

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    Sure is, number one reason why I dont mess with eco styler.

    @Chicoro got me stuck on this gel if Im not mistaken.
     
  9. SlimPickinz

    SlimPickinz Summer where are you?

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    It's also very cheap. Cheaper than eco styler. Check your 99¢ store ladies
     
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    Thank you @shawnyblazes I swear you ladies keep the PJ fire in me. I hope I can find this in the UK.
     
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    Where yall buy it from?
     
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    I been on this train for a while. Eco leaves flakes no matter what I do, so I never really got into it (and I still got a big old tub of Eco Argan oil :rolleyes:).

    You can find it anywhere, I think I've even seen it at CVS.
     
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    local supermarkets, BSS, online
     
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    Do you have a Spanish 99¢ store near you? Check there. I seen a tub for $3.99 there after I paid $5.99 at the bss.
     
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    Are you guys natural or relaxed?
     
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    I recommend getting it from Sally's or Walmart first. I got the one from dollar tree and the ingredients were different. That version didn't work.
     
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    They are two different products! They look very similar but the one in dollar tree is made by the dollar tree brand.
     
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    Lol. They definitely fooled me. I think it actually said wetline on it too, iirc.
     
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    I've seen it at Target, Duane Reade/Walgreens and CVS.
     
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    I was in need of a gel & randomly picked that up from dollar tree. It's terrible. I threw the whole jar away yesterday.
     
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    I love Wetline. I use it for my wash n gos. For some reason Eco Styler makes my hair hard (I think it's the protein in it). I just some Wetline this past Saturday. I can only find it in one bss near me.
     
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    They got me good. I had bought 4 jars of that stuff!! LOL
     
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    You should been petty and asked for refund on all four jars. :lachen:
     
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    Glad you mentioned that. I only use the clear Xtreme Wetline gel
     
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    Yes, @shawnyblazes!
    I love me some Wetline Xtreme gel! It's the only thing that holds the fuzzies down. I used to live in Mexico and all the young guys were wearing these huge mohawks, using their natural hair. So, I asked what they used. They said Wetline and Gorilla Snot. That's how I discovered it. I buy it by the tub. I have yet to see it in France. I am not sure if it is available in England.

    Wetline .JPG

    I buy the 1 kg jar (35 ounces). I have 3 of them right now and pick some up each time I am in the United States. The ingredients for anyone who may be interested are:

    Water, carbomer, triethanolamine, polyacrylate, acid, glycerin, fragrance, phenylcarbinol, methylchloisthiazolinone, methylisotiazolinone, panthenol, aloe vera extract, tetrasodium EDTA, colorant FD&C violet #2.

    (It's alcohol-free.) It's full of plastic and chemicals. I make a natural gel using peanut oil and guar gum, but it's not as versatile as the Wetline. Flax seed gel does nothing for my hair. Eco styler leaves my hair hard, dull and coated with flakes. I re-wet this and it seems to reactivate the gel until I completely wash it out during my weekly shampoo and condition sessions.

    It's the best off the shelf gel I have found for my coarse, wiry, afro-textured hair.
     
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    Saludable84 Better Late Than Ugly

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    Eco is ok but it does build up for me and I have to religiously wash my hair weekly. The Wetline doesn't leave any build up, doesn't dry my hair out, and I use it by spraying water, add gel, spray more water. It comes out well.

    Eco has always been ok to me and never understood the hype.
     
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    I searched high and low for this stuff last week because I got tired of hearing y'all say how good it is. :laugh: Went to Target, Walgreens and Sally Beauty...NADA. I ended up buying it on Target.com with free shipping (in-store pick up wasn't available at my store) for 3 bucks and some change. I haven't used the Eco Styler variations in a while (and I was never that crazy about them anyway) but Wet Line feels totally different. Like Serena said, it goes on so smoothly. I was using the Camille Rose gel even after I promised myself I wasn't going to mess with coconut oil anymore and I already think I'm going to like this super cheapie gel better.
     
  29. SlimPickinz

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    Seriously? I had no idea. My jar is exactly like the pic posted above.

    Has anyone made a custard with their wet line? It's too heavy for my wash n go's and my length so I'm thinking if I make a custard I'll still have hold but it'll be lighter.
     
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    I hated Ecostyle for my hair. I use it for my brows though lol
     

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