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Seeking Hair Styling Products for a Natural, Wet Look Without Stiffness

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:42 pm
by NathanNature
I've been on the hunt for a product that can give my hair that fresh-out-of-the-shower look without causing it to become stiff. I've experimented with different mousses and gels, but they tend to lock my hair in place more than I'd like. I tried applying wax to damp hair and while it had some effect, I'm not fully satisfied. Similarly, using mousse sparingly gives a bit of the desired look, but still not quite right. I want my hair to stay pliable and have movement, as if it's still wet, despite being dry. Can anyone recommend styling products or techniques that could give me this effect? Also, are there specific ingredients to look for or avoid that might contribute to stiffness? I've heard of hair tonics and oils being proposed solutions, but I'm concerned about them providing too firm a hold. I'd really appreciate advice from both professionals and personal experiences from anyone who has achieved this look.

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2024 9:28 pm
by Carter
Hair dilemma? Sounds like you're almost inventing a new product, 'Eau de Just Showered'! Try a light leave-in conditioner spray for that malleable mermaid/merman mane.

Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2024 2:59 am
by Kai52
Have you considered a hair serum? It can give a natural sheen without stiffness. You might find it useful for a pliable, wet look.

Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2024 2:00 pm
by Wyatt56
I understand the struggle. Using wax on slightly damp hair has worked for me. Good luck at Sally Beauty Supply!