Texturizing products are the short cut to effortless looking hair. There pretty much isn't a single type of texturizing product I don't want to get my hands on, but you may have a preference as far as what works best for you. To keep things simple, I picked three different kinds of texturizing products and made a quick video demonstrating how to apply and what they do. Written explanations are below!
Here they are in order of lightest to heaviest finish:
SALT SPRAY - "Sea, salt, wind." The R+Co. Salt Spray (Rockaway) is the best salt spray I've ever used. It mists onto your hair as light as water, but it's formulated with nourishing ingredients and even Indonesian sea weed to swell the cuticle and give it a soft grit. You can use this on damp hair before air drying if you like. I prefer to mist it throughout dry hair and tousle it a bit.
SPRAY WAX - If you find spray wax intimidating you need to face this fear. These types of products spray in a very fine mist and pack a ton of flexible hold into a style. If you want your hair looking really wild, or need to bring some life into day two hair, or even hair that is just feeling too soft and slippery, mist a little bit of spray wax in there and shake it out. It's also really great for holding bangs and framing pieces off of your face.
STYLING PASTE - You'll probably notice in my "3 products" video that I actually showed four different things, but two of them are styling pastes. I used Evo's Crop Strutters Construction Cream this time around, but had to give R+Co's Badlands Dry Shampoo Paste a cameo. These two are incredible. Here is the main difference you will find between the two: Evo's is a thick, somewhat tacky cream. R+Co's has a smoother feel when broken down between your hands and has a very fine, gritty finish (it's also a dry shampoo!). To use a styling paste, take a small amount (between a pea and a dime) in your hands, rub them together to distribute onto your palms evenly and scrunch, twist, and separate your hair where you want to create texture. This is a great product you can use when you want to keep the perimeter of your cut looking blunt and "piece-y."
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