The boys appear to have an advantage over us in this area, or at the very least have a head start! It’s no secret that styling tools like hair wax have been a part of their arsenal for, like, ever and that they’ve been enjoying the perks of hair wax, like its touchable texture and stylishly matte finish, for quite some time.
Many women still haven’t really adopted hair wax as a go-to product in the same way that, say, mousse, serum, or leave-in conditioner. This may be due to paradigm paralysis or simply poor marketing. However, because we love a good wax, we’ve put up a little argument for why this overachieving styling tool may help you look great and possibly even alter your life. Continue reading to learn how using hair wax can improve your daily routine:
1. It enables you to accept your inherent texture, for one.
In terms of formulation, hair wax pretty much speaks for itself: It is intended to improve the quality of your hair and is typically composed of a tacky, viscous, or sticky substance (which also adds to it being dubbed by names like “clay” or “hair putty”). It is mainly used to texturize or spice up short hairstyles, as well as to give layers and bangs direction and a little grip. There are no frills in this: As a result, you gain more control over your styling process without having to worry too much about how you get there. This makes it ideal for low-key regimen enthusiasts because its application is relatively simple to master.
2. It’s not a nightmare you can wash out.
Hair wax has a texture that makes it difficult to use too much because there is no leakage and you can very much see how much you swipe out. Having said that, the fact that hair wax is simpler to take off than gel is one of our favourite features. When you wash it out, there is less of a slimy or oily aftertaste, which may also mean that less shampoo is required.
3. Adding layers is simple.
Wax is democratic in that it allows you precise control and direction. It’s a constructible product that, when used properly, is controllable and can be the most uncomplicated yet unassuming weapon in your toolbox: Put it in and walk away.
4. It gets along with other people.
The best hair products shouldn’t lose their integrity or be overpowering when used with other products, much like the best cosmetics, fragrance, and skincare products should layer nicely. Without sacrificing results, it can be mixed with a number of other hair treatments, such as volumizers, leave-in conditioners, shine sprays, etc.
5. It’s great while travelling.
When you’re packing your gym bag or even for a weekend away, tool-dependent products like mousse, blowdrying lotion, and flat iron serums, as well as specialty things like sea salt spray, aren’t always at the top of your list. But because hair wax has the advantage of not requiring the use of electricity or running water, it is a very useful style tool. It may be used as a holding agent or gel with ease, and it can also add some texture, which checks the essential 2-in-1 box for travel-friendliness and results in a more organised vanity kit.