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Give fine or limp hair Lone Star State-level volume and body with Dear Clark Thickening Balm.

Dear Clark

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars, based on 6 Reviews 6 Reviews Write a Review
  • $26.00 includes Free Shipping
  • 4 oz   
  • Availability: In stock


Birchbox Breakdown

To paraphrase Shakespeare, the course of a good hair day never did run smooth. But this botanical-based styling cream clears the way, banishing frizz and flyaways even in serious humidity—so it’s easier than ever to get (and keep) a smooth, sleek ‘do.

How to Use

Work a nickel-sized amount of elixir into clean, towel-dried hair. Blow-dry or air dry, then style as usual: The cream works equally well for sleek, straight hair and frizz-free curls.

Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Glycerin, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Polyquaternium-4/hydroxypropylstarch Copolymer, Panthenol, Dimethicone Copolyol Eicosonate, Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Helianthus Annuus (sunflower) Seed Extract, Aloifolia (yucca) Root Extract, Anastatica Hierochuntica (rose Of Jericho) Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (sugarcane) Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (lemon) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (orange) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (apple) Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis (green Tea) Leaf Extract, Pogostemon Cablin (patchouly) Oil, Citrus Tangerina (california Tangerine) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (lavender) Oil, Citrus Nobilis (italian Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (clove) Bud Oil, Salvia Sclarea (clary Sage) Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (egyptian Geranium) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (rectified Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (neroli) Oil, Jasminium Officinal (absolute Jasmine) Oil, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Disodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin

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Texas made!

I got the Dear Clark wash in my box and decided to give this Elixir a try. Glad I did - my hair is short but gets weird in humidity, and this really helped. Plus I love the smell of all these products. Will be purchasing again, great find Birchbox!

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Only product my husband will use

We tried several products for my husband's newly long hair, and this was the winner by far. Great smell, holds the style without looking greasy, and lasts a long time. Highly recommend.

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Smells Amazing

My favorite part of this product is the smell--it's incredible! It does a pretty good job at smoothing my fine but wavy hair for blow-outs, but I do have other products (also introduced to me by Birchbox) that I prefer to use for blow-outs. I like to use this product in particular if I'm letting my hair dry naturally, as it helps my waves be frizz-free (and again, smells so good!).

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it is ok but the smell is horrible. It smells kind of like a cheap men's after shave lotion. Everything else is good.

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Love the volume, texture and scent!

As a child of the 80s, I love volume!
I'm always testing products that promise volume -- and this one delivers! I haven't had such a 'good hair day' in quite a while. I love everything about it and can't wait until it is back in stock! Luckily I have my sample to last me until then.

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Smells great!

This stuff smells awesome, and leaves your hair pretty smooth. Not the best as far as moisturizing goes, but the scent really makes up for it!

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