Get Big and Bouncy Hairstyles with Hair Mousse: A Step-by-Step Guide by HairMNL

Many of us dream of having voluminous, salon-styled hair every day. However, achieving that look at home can seem a little daunting. Enter hair mousse - a styling product designed to give your hair volume, structure, and lasting hold. Despite its benefits, many people are unsure about how to use hair mousse correctly. In this article from HairMNL, we're giving you a step-by-step guide to using hair mousse for volume and recommending some of the best hair mousses available in the Philippines.

Bouncy Curls

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Understanding Hair Mousse

Hair mousse is a styling product that is designed to give volume, hold, and shine to your hair. Unlike hair spray, which is applied to finished hairstyles for hold, hair mousse is worked into the hair while it's still damp, before styling. This allows it to give body and volume from the roots up. 

Benefits of Using Hair Mousse

  • Volume: Hair mousse can give your hair impressive lift and fullness, even if your hair is naturally fine or flat.
  • Texture: Hair mousse can help define curls and waves, making it an excellent choice for textured styles.
  • Hold: Hair mousse provides hold to help your style last all day.
  • Shine: Many hair mousses also include ingredients to make your hair look shiny and healthy.

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Use Hair Mousse for Volume

  1. Start with Clean, Damp Hair: For best results, start by washing your hair with a volumizing shampoo. We recommend Davines VOLU Shampoo (P1,300), designed to give hair a lift from the roots.HairMNL Davines VOLU Shampoo

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  1. Apply the Mousse: Shake the can well, then dispense a golf ball-sized amount of mousse into your hand. We suggest the Davines This is a Volume Boosting Mousse (P1,350) or L'Oreal Tecni.Art Full Volume Extra Mousse (P1,299) for a firm, voluminous hold.
HairMNL Davines This is a Volume Boosting Mousse
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HairMNL L'Oreal Tecni.Art Full Volume Extra Mousse 250ml
  1. Work the Mousse into Your Hair: Use both hands to work the mousse into your hair, starting from the roots and moving towards the ends. Be sure to evenly distribute the product for maximum volume.
  2. Style Your Hair: With the mousse applied, you can now blow-dry and style your hair as usual. The mousse will give your hair added volume and hold as you style.
  3. Finish with a Hairspray: If desired, you can finish your look with a hairspray for extra hold. Try Davines This is an Invisible No Gas Spray (P1,250) or Schwarzkopf OSiS+ Session Extreme Hold Hairspray (P1,100) for a secure, but not stiff, finish.
HairMNL Davines This is an Invisible No Gas Spray
HairMNL Schwarzkopf OSiS+ Session Extreme Hold Hairspray
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Learning how to use hair mousse correctly can elevate your hair game to new heights. It's a versatile product that, when used right, can give you that salon-styled look from the comfort of your own home.

Explore's selection of high-quality hair mousses and other styling products today and take a step towards more voluminous, salon-ready hair every day.

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