Maximum Hold Gel with a light pear fragrance is alcohol free and recommended for all hair types. How Is It Used? This humidity-resistant formula gives volume, control and body to all hair types and any style in all environments. When Is It Used? Work into damp hair, concentrating on areas that need extra control or volume. The hair can be left to dry or blow dry for more volume, or style as desired. The Results: Prior to and during drying and styling the hair to build strong styling support, and control.