Formulas for Thickening and Texturizing
Some volumizing styling aids work by adding thickness or texture to the hair. Thickening styling aids like creams and lotions leave behind a coating on the strands that increases their widths. As a result, thin and fine hair appears much fuller. Texturizing styling aids are used to add volume by bringing more texture to styles. These products contain ingredients that separate strands, adding fullness to piecey and sculpted hairstyles. Sometimes, texturizing products are referred to as texturizers.
Mousses for Control, Hold and Body
Stylists often use salon quality mousses
when styling fine hair or creating styles that require a little extra volume. Mousses are creams that are mixed with air when they are dispensed, giving them a light, fluffy texture. When worked through damp tresses, the light foam adds body while making it easier to shape hair into desired styles. A hair mousse also provides some hold, meaning that it keeps hair in place once it is dry and styled. The level of hold can vary from product to product. The thicker your hair is, the stronger the hold of the mousse will need to be to provide noticeable benefits in terms of improving your style's staying power.
Weightless Volumizing Sprays
Fine and thinner hair can easily become weighed down by styling aids, particularly when tresses are prone to oiliness. Sprays
are an excellent option for individuals who need formulas with a lighter weight than creams, lotions and mousses. Volumizing sprays often work by stiffening the roots of the hair, lifting the tresses to add volume. Others increase strand size to improve fullness.
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