Controlled Substance Hard Hold Gel

Regular price$18.00
  • Hard Hold / High Shine / Water Soluble
  • Scent: Light Citrus
  • Vegan

A little Controlled Substance can take a hairy situation to the next level. This water-based, alcohol-free formula gives hair body and hold with shine and luster, making it perfect for use on its own or as a pre-styler for an occasion that calls for a little something extra. Natural sunflower and sage extracts soften, gloss, and condition hair, while vegan styling agents hold hair firmly in place without flaking throughout the day.

+ Safe for color-treated hair
+ Water-soluble
+ Won’t flake

Clear gel with a light citrus scent

DI Water, VP/VA Copolymer, Polyvinylpryrrolidone, Polysorbate 20, Sorbitol, Carbomer, Panthenol, Allantoin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Butylene Glycol, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Fragrance, Sodium Hydroxide, Tetrasodium EDTA

Vegan - Sulfate Free - Paraben Free - Colorants Free - Cruelty Free - Made in America

3 Steps to Better Hair

+ Step 1
Apply to damp or dry hair and style as desired. 

+ Step 2
To use as a daily pre-styler, apply to damp or towel-dried hair to control frizz. The water-soluble formula will impart a lighter hold when applied to damp hair vs dry.

+ Step 3
Top off with your favorite styling product, then blow-dry or comb to style.

Best For
+ Medium to long hair
+ Thick, curly, or unmanageable hair
+ Wet or dry styling
+ Prestyling before adding other products
+ Frizz and humidity control

Key Ingredients


Derived from Vitamin B, improves moisture retention, conditions hair, and prevents breakage.

Sunflower Seed Oil

High in Vitamin E and minerals, deeply hydrates and nourishes hair.

Sage Extract

Anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial, helps to strengthen roots, soothe the scalp, and stimulate growth for fuller hair.

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