American Crew Alternator

It’s one thing to look good when you walk out the door, but perfect hair at the end of the day? That takes some serious skill—as well as the perfect styling product. This user-friendly spray employs a unique polymer that combines serious hold with daylong pliability, letting you reshape your hairdo well into the evening without the need for a second application.

American Crew Alternator
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Much better than I thought!

I'm not much of a fan when it comes to hair spary--too many bad memories sitting behind my mother on road trips and she needing to spray a bunch before getting out of the car. This hairspray really does the trick when I've gotten to the office and the wind is really high or I forgot a patch of hair, or that stubborn cowlick in the back just won't go down. The hold is just right, it doesn't have an over powering odor; all around great item!

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I love this product.
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This product is fantastic! If you're looking for a product that makes your hair soft, this may not be the product for you. I like how this product really holds hair in place, and it allows you to restyle your hair hours later without reapplying.

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Works for medium and long hair...

Crew's Alternator works when you want a light hold without all that gunk in your hair. I believe it work best on medium and long hair styles, since shorter ones tend to require more hold. I suggest keeping it in your car or briefcase since you might want to reapply during the day.

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Easy to use, works all day
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I really have nothing bad to say about this product. It's easy to apply, holds all day long, doesn't give my hair that weird 'wet' look, and doesn't make a mess like clays or gels.

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Not for me

I don't have a problem with this product it just doesn't suit my hair needs. It seems to hold well and do what it claims, but I just prefer a past to something that holds as firm as this product.

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Proven brand, versatile product

As a long-time American Crew consumer, the Alternator was new to me. Their hair care line are classics, and this is a great addition. I'm not a fan of thick styling creams, so this spray leaves my hair pliable and unstuck through the day. I've found I can also move hair around during the day and it will continue to hold. Recommended.

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It's ok

I like all of American Crews products. They all smell similar. This product worked alright. I like it more for the scent than the hold.

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Nice Hold!

I switch between gel, wax normally, by midday I'm normally having to reset, but for the few times I've used this it kept the hold in to the night, it works extremely well.

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Works Well

This works well. It works best when applied to more dryer hair than towel dry hair like other products. My boyfriend loves this stuff and has replaced his grooming clay with this.

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Works like hair spray should

I don't usually use hair spray type products because I don't like the crunchy feel. I've use this a few times in addition to my regular products on particularly windy days. Great hold and not too "crunchy." Solid product.

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