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The different types of hair wax and their differences

Advice for your hair from a professional hairstylist.

The one thing you cannot do without when styling your hair is wax. It is a very convenient product that you can use to set your hair or even when you want to try new arrangements. However, there are many different kinds of wax with their own characteristics. It is good to use different ones depending on you hair texture and style. Let us explain the variety of waxes and their characteristics.

 

When you want to firmly keep your hairstyle, [Gel-like wax] is a wax with strong hold and high shine power. It can keep the volume down and is a match for people who have thick hair that spreads easily or people with short hair and want a hard looking hairstyle. After towel drying, you can apply it even when your hair is damp, so it is convenient with a short styling time.

 

This type of wax is made from a combination of fibers. If you want to create movement in your hair or create twisted bunches in your hair, the Fiber-type wax is most suitable. It fits soft hair with good growth

xand is strong enough to set your hair. It is easy to handle for first-timers as well. However, applying too much of the wax will result in your hair having a tight and heavy image. Hence, it is recommended to start with a small amount each time and apply a little more if required as you style your hair.

 

The special feature of this wax is that is is heavier than fiber wax, yet a little softer than the dry wax. It is said to be the best wax for usage as it is strong enough and yet creates a glossy look while maintaining a silky touch in the hair. As the wax can be easily spread on the hair, suitable for as any types of hairstyles. It is often said to be the most used wax as well.

 

To create the the sexy image of wet glossy hair, use the [Grease Wax]

This is the best hair wax to use to create an image of wet glossy hair. It is also known as [Pomade] or [Grease]. While it feels similar to transparent gel wax, it does not harden your hair as much. It can be used to put together dry hair or create twisted bunches or adventurous hairstyles. While[Grease] may be thought of as a male's styling product, it is also popular among females who would like to create a look of wet glossy hair. Depending on the way it is used, it is a styling product that can create both feminine and boyish hairstyles..

 

To create fluffiness and a natural volume in your hair, the [dry wax] is most suitable. It is also known as [Mat or Gray]. 

This wax contains little oil and hence is able to create a soft feel to your hair. This styling product is suitable when you would like to create a hairstyle that looks fluffy with natural volume, without it looking glossy. It can put together thin and dry hair well and also create fluffy movement in the hair. However, it will not be easy to spread on for those with thick and strong hair. Another disadvantage of this hair wax is that it can be difficult to apply on, especially for those who are not used to using it..    

 

Depending on your hair type and the hairstyle you would like to try, the hair wax you should use will differ. If you are thinking that you are unable to achieve your desired hairstyle, first, do consider about your desired hairstyle as well as your hair type. You will certainly find a suitable hair wax for yourself.

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