Head and Shoulders Styling Gel Review


  • Provides all-day hold without stiffness or excess shine.
  • Offers a strong, natural-looking hold, even under challenging conditions.


  • The product has a pleasant, masculine scent that isn't overpowering but noticeable when close.


  • Ensures all-day hold without a greasy or stiff appearance.
  • Provides a satin finish, avoiding excessive shine and residue.
  • Avoids the typical 'wet look' from other gels, while controlling dandruff.


  • Smooth, non-sticky texture upon application.
  • Enhances hair's texture, providing a clean-cut style.


  • $5-$10.

Hair Type

  • Ideal for taming and styling thick, bouncy hair.
  • Effective at holding hair shape, even with minimal application.

Does It Last?

  • Effectively reduces dandruff and maintains style throughout the day without residue.

Easy To Wash Out?

  • Effortlessly washes out, leaving no residue behind.
  • Can be thoroughly rinsed off without causing scalp irritation.

Adding Too Much?

  • Overuse may result in visible flakes and dryness in hair throughout the day.
  • Applying too much can make hair feel heavy and weighted down, despite its non-sticky consistency.

Customer Reviews:

Great for Styling

I've always struggled with finding the right product for my hair, but this styling gel is a game-changer. It holds my hair in place without making it feel crunchy or heavy. I'm really satisfied with it.

Dries Out My Hair

I was really hoping to love it, but unfortunately, it just doesn't work for me. It dries out my hair and leaves it feeling brittle. I'm quite disappointed.

Effective Against Dandruff

This product not only helps me style my hair but also does wonders for my dandruff. I've noticed a significant reduction since I started using it. Highly recommend it for anyone struggling with dandruff.

Decent But Nothing Special

It's a decent enough product, but I didn't find it to be anything special. It does its job as a styling gel, but I didn't notice any significant changes in my hair condition or scalp health.

Sticky and Difficult to Wash Out

The biggest issue I have with it is that it's so sticky and difficult to wash out. It leaves a residue in my hair even after washing, which is really frustrating.

Okay for Occasional Use

It's okay for occasional use, but I wouldn't recommend it for everyday styling. It does hold the hair in place, but I'm not a big fan of the texture it leaves.

Product Summary:

Head and Shoulders Styling Gel stands out as a unique hair styling product, providing an all-day hold without stiffness or excessive shine. It offers a strong, natural-looking hold that endures challenging conditions and has a pleasant, masculine fragrance. While there may be an initial medicinal odor, it fades quickly, leaving a light and enjoyable scent.

The gel ensures that hair remains non-greasy and non-stiff, delivering a satin finish without unwanted shine or residue. It enhances hair's natural appearance, avoiding the heavy 'wet look' common with other gels, and effectively controls dandruff. This product also helps in controlling head itchiness, contributing to a fresh and great-looking hair appearance.

Its texture is smooth and non-sticky upon application, improving hair texture for a clean-cut style. Priced between $5 and $10, the gel is cost-effective and especially suitable for managing and styling thick, bouncy hair. It holds hair shapes well, even when used minimally, and its long-lasting effect means less frequent applications are needed, thus extending the product's lifespan.

Besides reducing dandruff and maintaining style throughout the day without leaving any residue, the gel is also easy to wash out. It can be rinsed off completely without causing scalp irritation. However, overusing the gel may lead to visible flakes and dryness in the hair and applying too much can make hair feel heavy and weighed down, despite its non-sticky nature.