Have you heard? Hair mousse is the surprise comeback in the hairstyling world and we have to say, it’s better than ever! If you gave hair foam products the cold shoulder, like mousse for curly hair, then we’re here to set the story straight.
Proving why a hair mousse needs to be in your hair kit right now, we’ve detailed the top picks and how to use them in this guide. So, keep on scrolling to find out more.
1. It’s volume-boosting
For anyone with thin hair, you’ll know it’s a real struggle to get bouncy voluminous hair, no matter what clever hair hack you might try. But with a volumising mousse, you can get natural-looking volume.
The TRESemmé Volume & Lift Styling Mousse is formulated to give your hair an enviable long-lasting fullness, that won’t leave your hair feeling weighed down.
This styling mousse helps create volume and lift in each strand for a gorgeously full look, without the stiff, sticky feeling.
2. It’s easy to use
When applying mousse to your hair, you should always start with damp hair. This way, hair won’t be left feeling or looking sticky.
Depending on your hair length and thickness, we recommend using a golf ball-sized amount. Ensure the product Is evenly distributed throughout your mane and use a tooth crumb to brush it through.
We then suggest blow drying your hair to get added volume and body – a trick here is to flip your hair forward and blow dry for extra fullness.
3. It’s great for curl defining
If you have curly hair and want to get in on the hair mousse action, guess what, you can! Not only can a mousse plump up your locks, it can help with curl definition too!
Starting with damp hair, squirt a small amount of mousse into the palm of your hand and then use the scrunching technique to work the product into your hair. Additionally, you can use a hair diffuser to accentuate your curl pattern.
4. It adds more texture
Use a mousse product to help add more texture to your hair. To get a messy look with plenty of movement and texture, apply the mousse and twist sections of your hair before blow-drying. When your hair is completely dry, shake it out to reveal boosted messy waves.
5. It helps to control and hold your look
We often think of hair mousse as a product for boosting the hair, but did you know that you can use a styling mousse to give hold to updos also? If coiffed statement updos are your thing, we suggest using a controlling hair mousse to keep your hairstyle secured.
Our top pick is the VO5 Mega Hold Styling Mousse. This ultra-light styling mousse delivers maximum hold, leaving your hairstyle secured without any sticky residue.
And there you have it, our insider’s guide to using hair mousse for curly natural hair! Will you give it a go?