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Product Review – Ecostyler Olive Oil styling gel

Product Review - Ecostyler Olive Oil styling gel

OK Naturals, I’m not gonna lie when I say I had a hard time tracking Ecostyler Olive Oil Styling Gel down in Denver.  Not the Eco Styling gel so much as the Olive Oil one.  I just assumed when I saw it was at a local Sally’s online that it was the Olive oil one but it wasn’t.  A little more digging on my part allowed me to find a Sally’s with one that wasn’t really that far away.  I was excited to say the least.

I have been hearing so many Naturals RAVING about this stuff that I was in need to try it myself.  I’ve heard some say they use it daily like I use my Kinky Curly Curly Custard so that really got me curious.  It was cheap too so that was a plus when I picked it up a few months ago.

  • No flaking, no tack and anti-itch
  • Contains 100% pure olive oil
  • Safe for all hair types
  • Alcohol-free

Eco Styler Olive Oil Styling Gel contains 100% Pure Olive Oil for deep down conditioning while maintaining maximum hold. Contains UV Protection and helps your scalp regulate its natural moisture system. For all hair types. Used by professionals. Sally’s Beauty Supply


I was using let’s Jam gel for so long before I realized it wasn’t good for my hair so when I came across this I was excited and pleased.  It’s light, doesn’t flake and clear.  I like that about it as well as it glides through my hair with no problem.  There is a very, very light scent that is pleasant and the jar is HUGE!  You get your money’s worth that is for sure.  

The first five ingredients in Eco Styler Olive Oil styling gel:


Carbomer / white, fluffy powders but are frequently used as gels

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein



*         Poor rating.  Will not be buying again ever!!
**       Mediocre.  Will not be buying again. 
***     Average.  May or may not buy again.
****   Above average.  Will probably buy again.
***** Excellent!  Will buy again and may become a staple product.

Eco Styler Olive Oil styling gel  ****

Gotta follow the crowd and love this stuff!  It’s great on my hair and no flaking what so ever!  My curls are shiny and distinct and my hair doesn’t feel weighed down at all.  It holds very similarly to KCCC, but I must add the reason it won’t replace it is because of the protein.  I can’t be putting this stuff in my hair everyday like KCCC.  Reading ingredients is key and seeing some Naturals complain about brittle hair made me look at the ingredients a little deeper and see that there was protein in it.  So you know what that means….I use it sparingly.  I try not to use it more than once a week so that big bottle lasts a really long time. 

This is a keeper and a good buy if you want to give it a try.  I do use it sparingly but it makes my hair lovely since I started the Curly Girl Method
and it is truly a staple product. 

Take care Naturals,

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  1. March 8, 2012 / 6:47 pm

    I love this stuff, it is my go to product when all else fails. I can slick my edges back and get a nice, polished look when needed. I use this for my wash and goes as well and it never lets me down. I'm sorry you had to go so far to grab a bottle, I see them everywhere in MD!

    • March 8, 2012 / 6:52 pm

      At least I know where I can get it now!! I heard they are on sale today at Sally's so I'll be heading out and getting another one since I'm almost out.

    • Anonymous
      August 15, 2012 / 10:43 pm

      Anything with 100% of something one is very difficult to find, and second should cost more than 2.00. Pure olive oil to say the least.

  2. Tam
    March 8, 2012 / 9:21 pm


    • September 13, 2012 / 1:55 pm

      I agree! Can't use to often cause of the protein, but when I want that slicked back look it's the best.

  3. Lydia
    June 13, 2012 / 1:29 am

    i do not like it… i have a twa and its just too heavy for my hair right now

    • September 13, 2012 / 1:55 pm

      No worries lady.

  4. Anonymous
    September 7, 2012 / 7:40 pm

    I didn't like either cause it did flake up

    • September 13, 2012 / 1:56 pm

      Really? Well, we know not everything works for everybody.

  5. Anonymous
    December 9, 2012 / 2:01 am

    I like it but I try to not use it too much because of the protein.

    • January 3, 2013 / 4:30 am

      I'm kinda wondering if they have other types with no protein. I'll check it out.

  6. Anonymous
    December 30, 2012 / 3:09 am

    Should I put this on top of my EVOO?

    • January 3, 2013 / 4:30 am

      It really depends on you but I would put it on after the EVOO. Hope that works.

  7. Anonymous
    January 4, 2013 / 2:30 am

    If it flaked up there is a possibility too much was used. Not to say that you did use too much but consider it. It should be used sparingly along with other products. It says no alcohol and it is made with olive oil but it is still a gel which means it has "drying" properties, which is what gives it the ability to "hold". I too think it should be the last product used in a regimen.

  8. Anonymous
    January 11, 2013 / 5:48 pm

    I purchased for my short natural and use it along with Miss Jessie's Curly Pudding. I don't use very much but I must say that I love it and will definately purchase more.

    • January 16, 2013 / 3:24 pm

      It is great but just be careful since it has protein in it. Too much protein can make your hair brittle. I'd love to see pics of your TWA with the mixture you mentioned.

  9. April 24, 2013 / 1:16 am

    Although I do use this to lay my edges sometimes I've never used it for a WnG. I plan to do it this weekend.

    • April 26, 2013 / 1:49 pm

      I'd love to know how it went. I use it sparingly but I gotta say it is wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

  10. June 24, 2013 / 8:42 pm

    I use it only once a week and haven't had any brittle hair but will try KCCC again to see the difference. Used it first when I had a TWA, now have shoulder length curls

    • June 24, 2013 / 8:46 pm

      I'd love to know your results. Don't forget to share.

  11. August 18, 2013 / 11:42 pm

    One of my staple products! It brings the best out of my waves & ringlets. Digging this review!

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  13. May 17, 2017 / 6:00 am

    You cannot simply expert salon style hair at home if you do not have a descent quality hair dryer. However, while buying this equipment you must remember that you should only go for the professional quality product that is used in the salons. Hair care

  14. January 31, 2021 / 5:15 pm

    The ONLY gel I use! Never lets me down!

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