It's still the best out there, despite the change a few years ago. I did notice the difference, and would like the old formula back, BUT I still absolutely LOVE this product and don't know what I would do without it. It's the one thing I would not want to live without. No joke. I don't like the price increases either, since I go through about 1-2 cans a week. Please don't change it any more (unless you are going back to old formula). Everyone asks me about my curls and what I use and I tell everyone about your product. They've all been happy too!