How to use hair mousse
Hairstyles and styling preferences vary, but here’s a simple routine to guide you through using hair mousse to its full potential:
1. Cleanse and condition
Start by washing and conditioning your hair. Since one of the main benefits of hair mousse is adding body and volume to your hair, choose hair care products that will help make this even more effective! Wash your hair with a volumizing shampoo and a lightweight conditioner to start off with a clean slate.
2. Towel dry
Towel-dry your hair (we recommend using a microfiber cloth to cut down on roughness and breakage), keeping in mind that you should have damp hair or wet hair for mousse products to work their best.
3. Section and apply
To start, section your hair using clips. Starting at the first section, apply the recommended amount of hair mousse through your lengths and ends, and continue until the hair is covered.
4. Comb through
To ensure even application of the hair mousse (especially if you have really thick or curly hair), you might want to use a wide-tooth comb to help distribute it all.
No matter what type of hair you have, there’s a chance you can fit a hair mousse into your daily routine. A volume-boosting mousse can work wonders for someone with fine or thin hair, and a curl-moisturizing mousse is great for keeping your curls and waves properly hydrated and defined. But the best part about using one of our hair mousses is that you also have the opportunity to layer them with other styling products in our More Inside family — we’ve already discussed the beachy benefits of using it with sea salt spray, but let us know in the comments below if you have another favorite styling combination! A root covering powder is the perfect temporary fix to cover wider parts or multiple bald spots. These are spray-on powders that you match to the color of your hair. They cover any bald patches on your scalp and give the illusion of thickness at your roots.
by Lauren Hannel, staff contributor
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