Way back in 1980s, hair mousse was popular and sought after to achieve the 'big hair' look. The add-on glitter was popular with nightclub goers. The product has evolved since. A small scoop of hair mousse applied at the base of the hair resuscitates lifeless, limp and frizzy hair with its volumizing effect. Thanks to the resins in the mousse that coat the hair and add thickness to it, the hair can also be styled in a sleek and bouncy fashion.
Hair type: Suitable for almost all hair types.
Forms: Creamy foam/ cream
Any day, any time: Perfect for everyday use.
Alert: If your hair is dry or damaged, do not use hair mousse with alcohol as it can worsen the dryness. Instead choose one with vitamins and natural conditioners.
Anyone allergic to wheat may want to avoid hair styling products that might contain hydrolyzed wheat proteins in their formulas.
Using hair mousse
For styled hair all day long
Hair mousse is designed to offer extra shine and also add volume to the styled hair. While girls with curly hair always lust for straight hair, naturally endowed straight hair girls long for curls. Curls or straight tresses, hair mousse helps you with desired hair styles sans any fuss, and sans the 'sticky feel'.
Bid goodbye to tangled hair
Undoing your hairstyle often leads to hair tangles. Even dry hair tends to get tangled easily. Exposure to wind leads to a battle with tangled hair. Not to forget split ends and knots that lead to tangles.
Hair mousse provides the much-needed 'hair kick' and also acts as a detangler; liberating your hair from tangle issues. Choice of hair mousse is guided by the fragrance factor as well. Women prefer hair mousse that is 'fresh and clean yet not strong'.
Hair Spray for the final touch
The magic of hair spray is apparent in hairstyles that remain intact, untouched and unperturbed for hours. The final touch to any hairdo is the hair spray. From celebrities to fashionistas, for easy-to-wear hairstyles or work appropriate hair styles, hair sprays are a versatile styling tool.
Alert: Common ingredients include alcohol and polymers. Use in moderation to avoid locks that become crispy and flaky. Alcohol-free hair sprays are also available.Forms: Aerosol (mist form) and non-aerosol (liquid form)
How to pick a hair spray
With so many types of hair spray to choose from, it can be confusing. Choose one with a formula that is specifically designed to suit your hair's needs. Read product description and pick a hair spray with formula that allows your hair to retain its natural texture and movement.
Anti-humidity hairspray: Humid, wet and dry weather contribute to frizz. Be it snow storm, wind or the sweltering heat, the anti-humidity hair spray is formulated to reduce frizz. Look out for an anti-humidity hair spray that reduces frizz, makes hair appear smoother and shinier and also boosts volume.
Colored hairspray: It's perfect for a party. Ready to party and want to flaunt vibrant colored hair sans bleaches or peroxides? Choose temporary colored hair spray to get desired hair color.
Ultra hold hair spray: The special ingredient not only helps in holding a hairstyle but also strengthens and nourishes hair.
Volumizing hairspray: To get more volume or add body to thin hair, volumizing hairspray is best. Incredible thickness, long lasting style and volume makes hair look healthy.
Depending on strength or hold, hair sprays are categorized into low hold, medium hold and strong and extra-strong hair spray.
Low hold hair spray: Primarily to hold the style like a simple straight hairstyle.
Medium hold hair spray: If you are trying to tame thicker, heavier hair or create loose waves or a soft bun, pick up medium hold hair spray.
Strong and extra-strong hair spray: Elaborate updos and curly styles cannot be redone again. Great amount of effort and long hours go into making challenging hairstyles. To set the hairstyle and retain it in place for extended time without a single strand out of place, strong and extra-strong hair spray is best.
Flexible: If the occasion demands change of hairstyle more than once, you need a flexible hair spray. It is a combination that allows frequent brushing, allows hair to move but at the same time hold a defined hairstyle.
Unscented hair spray: To cater to specific needs of anyone sensitive to fragrance, unscented hair spray is safe and offers everything else that is part of a normal hairspray.
Style hair with hairspray
Less is more with hairspray. Have a hairspray and eager to use it? If you are seeking to increase shine, fight frizz, protect from heat damage and shield color-treated hair from UV rays, follow instructions provided for the desired results.
If you are looking to style hair, here are easy ways to try your new hair spray.
Create full head hair with hairspray
The perfect side-swept bangs
Cute side-swept curls
The perfect power ponytail
Create beach waves in long hair
Use hair spray properly
If the hair spray is not used properly, you may not notice desired results. Here are things to remember each time you use hairspray, be it for styling hair, to add volume to hair or to retain the hold.