American Crew Fiber

An iconic hair styling product, but has American Crew Fiber stood the test of time?

Packaging: 2 Star
Application: 3 Star
Finish: 3 Star
Consistency: 3 Star
Hold: 3 Star
Overall: 3 Star

Available from

Amazon UK £9.18 Shop now
Amazon US $10.25 Shop now
The Hut (UK) £9.77 Shop now
Walmart (US) $17.00 Shop now

MFH says

You can see why American Crew Fiber has become so iconic. When it was launched in the 90s, it was like nothing else out there.

Fast forward 20+ years and the market has grown and product technology has advanced.

This product is no-frills and styles fine, but is it something I reach for or get excited using? No!

I’d cast my eye to Label.M Matt PasteBumble and bumble Sumotech or even a hair clay.

It’s a fairly basic hair styling product.

Soft but waxy in consistency; but easily worked through the hair.

Styles well with resistance and grip that can be used to add volume to the hair.


What They Say

“Fiber-like, resinous product helps thicken, texturize and increase fullness to hair. Provides a strong, pliable hold with a matte finish. Works well in shorter hair, 1-3 inches in length. For high hold with low shine.”

Aqua/Water/Eau, Lanolin Cera (Lanolin Wax) (Cire De Lanoline), Cetearyl Alcohol, PVP, Tridecyl Stearate, Tribehenin, Propylene Glycol, Alcohol Denat., Tridecyl Trimellitate, Ceteareth-25, PEG-8 Beeswax, PEG-40 Castor Oil, Dipentaerythrityl Hexacaprylate/Hexacaprate, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Triethanolamine, Tetrasodium EDTA, Parfum (Fragrance), Benzyl Alcohol, Limonene, Citronellol, Geraniol, Linalool, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylparaben, Methylparaben, Caramel, CI 19140 (Yellow 5).

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