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Need the same subtle finish with a little less hold? American Crew Alternator provides a toned-down alternative.

American Crew

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Your high-flying hairdo is a work of art, but it shouldn’t resemble industrial sculpture. Enter this subtle styling wax. While it flaunts some serious backbone, its high hold comes with a subtle, matte finish that doesn’t advertise its presence. Better yet, it doubles as an all-day conditioner, providing soft, smooth hair for anyone who’s tempted to cop a feel.

How it Works

This steadfast styler uses two types of wax for exceptional hold, while retaining pliability and a shine-free finish. Built-in conditioners keep hair soft throughout the day, and protect against moisture loss.

How to Use

Rub a small dollop between your palms to soften the wax. Apply it to damp or dry hair for various effects, and style as desired.

Water, Lanolin Wax, Cetearyl Alcohol (Coconut), SD Alcohol 40-B (Grain), PVP, Tribehenin, Propylene Glycol, Tridecyl Stearate, Dipentaerythrityl Hexacaprylate/Hexacaprate, Ceteareth-25 (Coconut), PEG-8 Beeswax, Tridecyl Trimellitate, PEG-40 Castor Oil (Castor Beans), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Triethanolamine, Tetrasodium EDTA, Fragrance, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Caramel, FD&C Yellow #5.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Nice texture
Purchased

I bought this for my husband because he usually uses Crew pomade and I LOVE the smell. Unfortunately the Fiber product doesn't have that sexy man smell, but it seems to do the trick and it's much less sticky/waxy than the pomade.

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Not just for men!

I used to steal this product from my husband when I had short hair. It was a wonderful styling product that had a light, clean, and pleasing scent (I don't like the fruity/floral scents most women's products use). It isn't super heavy and it has a decent hold. If you want something a bit stronger, go for the Molding Clay.

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not a bad hold, a little stiff

I prefer some of the other american crew style product, but if you are looking for a nice pomade-like feel without the greasiness, look no further.

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Works Well

I bought this to hold me over until a different product arrived but I found I really like this product as well. This product has a stronger hold than the other product but it also makes my hair feel like it was wax in it to the touch. I use this when I go to work (I work as a waiter) and it holds my hair and keeps it looking good my whole shift. If I go on a date or out with friends I use the other product but this is a good all-purpose hair styler.

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Good hold working best on short hair

I like this product - it smells greats, holds nicely, and the matte finish is great for anyone looking for a natural look. It
is water resistant to some extent, but not strong enough to stand the winds of New England.

It does leave a film on your scalp (which can be annoying) but I don't mind it as I wash my hair frequently.

I would recommend for anyone who is trying to keep their unmanageable hair in check.

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Great Hold without the brittle feeling

I have been using Crew Fiber for the last two years and love it. It gives you a good strong hold without the hard brittle feeling you get from a lot of gels and sprays. It is somewhat water resistant in that I have never had it fall out due to rain or snow. I love it and this it is worth the price.

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Boyfriend loves it!

I purchased this for my boyfriend and he absolutely loves it. He has been complaining that he couldn't find a product that gives his hair texture but wasn't sticky. This product delivered! It gave his hair the style and hold that we both desired.

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Crew

My brother had some of this in his apartment so I tried it and really liked it. It will not make your hair all nasty like a lot of other products do - everyone seems to like it.

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Not half-bad

I used this product for about 2 years before switching. It does the job and has a low-shine/matte finish which is what I look for in hair products. I found that it left my hair a little greasy by having it in all day, especially with the humidity where I live. I have since switched to Bumble & Bumble Sumotech.

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It depends

This is a good product; it does the job of holding your hair for the whole day but it leaves a really bad film on the scalp. I just don't like that feeling on my head.

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