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Ich hatte so viel gutes über dieses Produkt gelesen dass ich mich echt gefreut habe, es hier über Amazon zu finden. Schade dass mich das Produkt nicht vom Hocker haut. Nach der Verwendung im feuchten Haar wurde mein Haar sehr fisselig es ließ sich leider schlecht bändigen trotz der weichen Haare. Der Geruch erinnert mich leider an Putzmittel mit Ocean-Duft. Schade.
So, this is not all bad but I need to be honest. I love R + Co. I've used many products and my favorite has always been the High Drive Moisture and Shine version of this...which is the thicker cream of these two. I literally buy it once every year, it lasts that long so the price doesn't scare me away as it is worth every penny and lasts a good solid year with multiple people using it.
Me: I have long hair-middle of my back length, thin-medium thickness, but it is "fine", very lightweight hair with natural curl/waves...OH...naturally light-med brown and I add some blonde highlights to it, OK...my stylist does but since the pandemic situation came to be I have not had it done...another story for another day-haha!!
Daily hair ritual...shower/wash my hair. I have a professional job, need to look presentable not like I just got off Naked and Afraid! Ha! I towel dry some, put in my smoothing cream...then blow dry with a blowout brush dryer (love this magical gift...proof there is a god!) I will sometimes curl it or flat iron it, depending on the day. Lately since the blowout brush dryer entered my life-January-ish...I just leave it straight-huge time saver! Once in a while, on a random Sunday I air dry it if I am not going in public and/or...simply need a good laugh... or want to scare my husband, children...OR... a stray animal away...haha! So, that may be an exaggeration...but I DO need a smoothing cream daily otherwise my hair is a frizzy mess, nothing cute about it. It feels course, its stuck in a weird 80's perm look on one side and then the other might be straight...if I brush it to get it unstuck...it suddenly morphs into what I imagine Diana Ross would look like as a 5'2" white woman...its so weird how my hair behaves after air drying! No offense meant toward Diana Ross, it works for her. Just not for me.
So I came on Amazon recently to order my usual High Drive...and this "Waterfall" version pops up. Me... being the person I am who likes to trying new products... I begin reading all the reviews, see it says it is great for thin/fine hair...I figure...why not try something new? So I did.
Pros: it smells similar to the High Drive version. It is light texture which is easy to put in your hair. It isn't heavy or sticky! Love that! I hate sticky products, so does my troll doll hair!
Cons: There isn't enough moisture for me. Not even close. I'm wondering if most the reviewers had never tried the High Drive now. I say this because I am using triple the amount and not even coming close to the results I get with a half a penny size drop of High Drive. I literally used a good handful on one of my girls today and then said forget this. We had good laugh, may or may not have joked about throwing it out the window. I have now tried it on all five of my teenage daughters hair, and myself in the last week of receiving it. All five of my girls have different hair types and super long hair-it was a no-go for ALL of them too. Not nearly as much moisture, shine or detangling power. It really doesnt seem like it does a darn thing, maybe prevents static. It is still 20-something where we live and dry.
Conclusion: It is probably a step up from a discount store brand, commonly one in green bottle that we used prior to discovering High Drive. I guess I would say I would not recommend this if you want the extra moisturizing and to use much less product. I think it is overpriced for what you get in this version, definitely NOT the case with High Drive. I use a drop the size of my lip balm tube of High Drive and my hair is awesome! I hope this helps someone make a decision if you're like me and wanted to try something new but were curious if this was better for thin/fine hair. We never know unless we try! I will use this, but still will be buying the High Drive today...maybe save this for those random Sundays when I have a sense of humor and want to scare people!
I am a big fan of R+Co Mood Swing, Atlantis and Oblivion. So I thought I would give Waterfall a try. The scent of the Waterfall gave me a migraine, I thought ok, the scent will dissipate, but nope the scent hangs around on your hair long after you apply it - it was still going strong 24 hours later. Did it moisturize? A bit, but nothing like a good conditioner would. Did it retain natural waves in hair - yes. Without product my hair will mostly revert to hanging straight after a few hours. With this product, air drying, my hair is still wavy 24 hours later.
All in all, not a big fan. The scent is chemically and not pleasant at all.
I tried this after the High Dive Creme and like the High Dive better. This would be good for thinner hair. Dont get me wrong, it helps, just doesn't blow my socks off. Everything from the scent, to the performance and the creme itself doesn't work as well for me. They are both the same price.
The scent is so strong, I had to rewash my hair twice to get it out. However, it does make your hair very soft, for the few minutes I left it in after blow drying & hot brush styling. I thought this was a conditioner, so my mistake in my purchase. But if it were, I couldn’t use it because of the scent. Definitely not for the scent-sensitive.
Like others have mentioned, I prefer High Dive over Waterfall. I have thick hair and High Dive leaves it much softer. My biggest callout on Waterfall is the smell. Very chemically...can't really identify what it is but I don't like it. High Dive smells much better!
This is not as effective on my hair as the sample version I received in my Ipsy bag. I wouldn’t buy again. I have dry but not super dry hair and it doesn’t feel like it does much for it. Smells nice. Just not as moisturizing as I thought with the sample.
I love the product itself, but the scent is way too strong. In fact, it's giving me a migraine. Using it on wet hair softens the scent, but it intensifies it on dry hair. I use other R&Co products without issue. Avoid this one if you are sensitive to fragrance.