I've been using this putty (or pliable molding cream as they advertise it) for over a year now. It is non-greasy, smells nice, leaves just a hint of a matte look - simply perfect. I hate it when it's over the top. Only down side is that you need to work a bit to shape individual strands of hair and make 'em stay. As putty, the holding power is great, although still can't match the wax. My hair always needs top holding power, so the fact that I am still using this product (exclusively!) is a testament enough.