how to use hair wax

Best hair wax for all sorts of styling needs

Wax on!

Whether you have short or long tresses, there are many ways you can use hair wax: to add definition to your cut, create texture, or even to give your locks a beautiful, lustrous finish. In fact, hair wax is a very versatile product that’s too often overlooked! With that in mind, the All Things Hair team have created the useful list below to help you find the best hair wax for your styling needs. So, just keep reading to discover which one you should buy!

Top 3: The best hair wax for your styling needs

best hair wax Toni and Guy Style Spray Wax
Create definition and shape with a spray wax.

Toni&Guy Creative Style Spray Wax (£7.49*)

Best hair wax for: Easy application or if your don’t feel confident using a classic hair wax.

What it does: This hair wax is a game changer. Why? Because it comes in spray form!

Because it’s a spray, the Toni&Guy Spray Wax can easily be applied to add definition and texture to layered and short hairstyles. For the best results, spray the wax evenly onto towel-tried hair, and twist your tresses around your fingers, before allowing them to air-dry or using a hairdryer to style. If you don’t want too much texture, then it’s best to use this spray wax on dry hair.

Best hair wax light hold VO5 Soft Moulding Wax
Light hold and soft definition.

VO5 Texture Soft Moulding Wax (£2.99*)

Best hair wax for: Creating definition and providing light hold.

What it does: This wax softly adds texture to hairstyles.

The VO5 Soft Moulding Wax is a traditional hair wax that’s perfect for injecting extra texture to your hairstyles. It also helps to enhance the layers of a short crop, while taming frizz and adding a healthy-looking shine to your mane. And when it comes to applying hair waxes, remember that a little goes a long way. So, start with a small amount of the product (about the size of a 10p coin), and warm it between your palms, evenly coating your hands. Then lightly rake the wax through your damp or dry hair. N.B.: if you’re applying it to dry hair, focus on the ends of your tresses, as too much of it near your roots can easily weigh down your locks!

Best hair wax TIGI S Factor Creamy Holding Wax
Add shine and medium hold with this creamy hair wax.

TIGI S-Factor Creamy Molding Wax (£17.45*)

Best hair wax for: Adding shine and protecting your hair against humidity.

What it does: It gives flexible hold and texture.

This creamy holding wax by TIGI provides texture, definition and lightweight to medium hold to hairstyles. It also has the added bonus of protecting against humidity and adding a beautiful shine to your mane! In need of more hold? Simply layer the product for extra hold and texture.

*RRPs are Unilever suggested retail prices only, it is at the discretion of the individual retailers to set the actual price.

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