It’s often hard to tell what, exactly, a hair product does. Those in charge of writing the copy on product packaging like to claim that a single spray, cream or gel can be all things to all men and women, so much so that it can be hard to tell if it’ll do the one thing you need it to do. I often find myself frowning in Price Attack trying to figure out if this volumizing defrizzing texturising shine spray will smooth down my cowlick or not. I wish they’d be honest and admit there are only three hair products in the whole world: the sticky, the greasy and the waxy.
Which is why it’s such a relief to find a product that does exactly what it says it does. Mop C System Curl Refreshing Spray actually refreshes curly hair. Let’s say it’s mid afternoon. You go to the bathroom, look in the mirror and realise this morning’s defined, bouncy, respectable curls have turned into a superannuated Jheri Curl. You are horrified. You take this spray from your desk drawer, give your hair a couple of curiously orange and aniseed scented pumps and your hair is defined again, legitimately curly without looking either sticky, greasy or waxy. You can also use this on towel-dried hair in the morning. My only gripe is that they really should have a smaller travel size, as I feel like something of a gimp carrying this massive bottle around with me. Either way, it is a rarely great product, and I shall certainly buy more when I run out.