Mousse is derived from the Latin word “mulsa”, referring to the foamy mixture of honey and water which provides conditioning and setting functions. Apply lightly, it distributes evenly over the hair, giving it a natural shine. Johnson, Dale H. writes in Hair and Hair Care that in the early 1980s, there was a mousse boom in barbershops, and mousse sold nearly $200 million in 1986. It is still a popular hair setting product today.
We rounded up a host of brands with a cult following, like Schwarzkopf, SexyHair, Sebastian and so on. Each brand boasts a wide range of super-quality products, and most of them are the winners of multiple beauty awards. So to find your pick, check out the list of mousse we’ve compiled for you.View More
Schwarzkopf mousse products are mainly for professionals and have won the favor of many professional hair stylists. It has multiple product lines for choice, such as professional OSIS+ and Got2b.
Fat-tastic Thickening Plumping Hair Mousse is one of the best sellers in the Got2b product line, targeting curly hair styles. With Polyquaternium-11, VP/VA copolymer, hydrolyzed collagen and other ingredients, it delivers a lighter, softer and shinier hairstyle. It also makes the hairstyle long-lasting due to its strong durability and fast drying. Some users believe that this powerful mousse is able to grow fuller hair. When you apply this foamy and pleasant-scented product, just shake it evenly and smear a suitable amount on your wet hair. Then you can blow dry it or create different hairstyles whatever you want. It should be noted that it contains alcohol. Therefore, it is not recommend to people with alcohol allergies.
Both attached to the Got2b product line, Volumaniac Bodifying Hair Mousse and Kinkier Gloss'n Define Curling Mousse has a general holding power with an affordable price. They make your hair fluffier and fully meet your daily needs. To maintain your hair color, it is recommended to use Igora Expert Mousse from professional OSIS+, which can effectively maintain the color and keep your hair healthy. By its dozens of colors, you can DIY your hair color by yourself. However, it is quite time-consuming. After washing and drying your hair, you need to smear it on your hair and wait for 15-20 minutes, and then rinse it off.
All in all, the reasonably priced and well-assorted mousses of Schwarzkopf are quite worth purchasing, and even novices can also choose their suitable one.
Founded in Los Angeles in 1998, Sexy Hair is an excellent professional hair spray brand with users all over the world, especially loved by professionals. It is in a leading position in the industry. Its products provide all-around conditioning for various hairstyles.
Sexy Hair has launched a variety of products, from hair care to hair styling. One of its well-known and salable products, Big Spray & Playv Volumizing Hairspray, was the winner of Allure "'Readers' Choice" and "Best of Beauty" awards in 2020. It comes in both old and new packaging, and its classic shape with a red bottle and a black cap leaves people a deep impression. This product contains alcohol, Octylacrylamide, silicone oil and other ingredients to make hair shiny and easier to manage. With a lemony scent, the quick-drying mousse has an above-average holding power, which can be maintained for about 72 hours. It moisturizes and keeps the hair less frizzy, suitable for dry hair. It can be used for both men and women. However, you need to keep a distance of 8~10 inches when applying to avoid spraying the hair roots.
In addition to the spray with the highest sales, Sexy Hair's foam mousse is also highly demanded. Big Root Pump and Big Root Pump Plus have similar effects and are suitable for various hair types. Root Pump fits fine hair, while Big Root Pump Plus fits full and thick hair. After applying, your hair can be more voluminous and plumper. Their medium holding power protects hair from heat damage. It is convenient for applying. Just shake well, and pray it directly on hair roots or other strands whether wet or dry, and then blow dry.
Whether it is spray or foam mousse, they are available in 1.5oz, 10oz, and 16oz specifications. Small bottles are suitable to carry around, while large bottles are suitable for households. You can buy it through multiple channels, such as Amazon, Ulta, Cosmo Prof, etc.
Sebastian was co-founded by American hair stylist Geri Cusenza and her husband John Sebastian in the 1970s. Sebastian has a number of products and technological innovations. As a pioneer in the hairdressing industry, it designed the world's first curling iron and invented the first bottle of styling hair spray in real sense. Now, Sebastian is owned by Procter & Gamble. It launched various stylish products, which are beloved by Hollywood stars and international fashion week stylists.
Sebastian products are divided into three categories: hair care, hair styling and hair color gloss. In the series of hair care, Potion 9 Leave-in Conditioner, Drench Shampoo for Dry Hair and Drench Conditioner are all best-sellers.
Although Sebastian only launched one mousse product, Sebastian Mousse Forte, it is quite actively demanded. As a professional styling product, Sebastian Mousse Forte is deeply loved by hairdressers. This mousse with a coconut fragrance maintains the natural curl of the hair, makes the hair softer, plumper and easier to shape. Meanwhile, it resists ultraviolet and protects hair from heat damage. For its super lasting power, it is very suitable for people with curly hair and thick hair. It is also very easy to apply. Just smear it directly on your wet hair and blow dry it, then your hair will be refreshed and fluffy. It is available on the official website, Amazon, Wellastore and Ulta Beauty, with two sizes of 50ml and 200ml for choice. As for fine hair, it is recommended to use another product, Thickefy Foam, from Sebastian, for easy hair styling.
Committed to meeting the needs of more consumers, Sebastian is worth expecting to launch more high-quality products.
With the development of Sassoon, its business areas have become wider and wider. It has a wide range of products with detailed classification, including professional hairdressing products and tools. Sassoon has also set up Sassoon Academy to disseminate knowledge in professional hairstyling through the media. You can purchase online courses directly on the official website. Until now, Sassoon has only launched one mousse product, Sassoon Edit Body, which is cost-effective. Adding propane, butane, Polyquaternium-11, Laureth-4 and other substances, this specially scented formula makes the hair plumper. As is refreshing, non-sticky and suitable for various hair types, this mousse helps hair stylists create a variety of hairstyles, and is recommended by many international professional salon stylists. Just boost a small amount of this mousse evenly on your washed and dried hair, and blow-dry it, then your hair will be softer and bouncier. Its packaging as a white bottle is simple and elegant, and the 200ml capacity is relatively durable.
On the whole, Sassoon is a professional and powerful hairdressing brand with excellent quality. It is available on websites such as BOhairMIA, ebay or Wella Salon.
Founded in 1907, L'Oréal Paris is one of the most well-known and oldest mass cosmetics brands in the L'Oréal Group. As Europe's best seller of hair washing and hair care, this brand mainly focuses on products of hair dyeing, hair care, make-up and skin care, which are cost-effective and favored by beauty lovers worldwide. In addition to mousse, there are also a variety of popular hair gels and pomades.
L'Oreal Paris has launched two hair care mousses on the official website, both of which are weightless, non-greasy, and long-lasting for hair styling. The well-known and greatly demanded mousse, Boost It Volume Inject Mousse, is worth recommending. Its packaging is similar to BOOST IT High Lift Creation Spray. They are both black bottles, printed with maiden patterns. The cost-effective Boost It Volume Inject Mousse has a delicate touch and exudes light scent of lemon. Containing isobutane, propylene glycol, ethylhexylglycerin and other substances, this formula moisturizes and hydrates dry hair. It has a 24h lasting super hold without clumping, making hair fluffy and bouncy as well as more natural. It is easy to apply. Shake well, dispense into palm, boost it evenly throughout damp hair, then blow dry it or allow it to air dry. It should be noted that its phenoxyethanol is slightly irritating. Avoid spraying it into sensitive parts such as eyes. If adverse reactions occur, stop using it immediately and ask a doctor. In addition, as is flammable, it should be stored away from heat sources.
Curve It Elastic Curl Mousse is more suitable for curly hair. Its efficacy and usage are similar to Boost It Volume Inject Mousse, which maintains the hair in good condition. The two mousses are at the same price and you can purchase on demand.
Founded in Indianapolis in 1929, Kenra was acquired by the hairdresser and entrepreneur Henry J Meyers after 30 years of continuous development. Since then, Kenra has also launched two sub-brands, Kenra Platinum and Kenra Color, mainly for professional hair stylists. With continuous technological innovation and excellent product performance, it has enjoyed full reputation and great favor of many professional hair stylists. Kenra also won many honorary awards by the industry, with its quality fully affirmed. Kenra Platinum Blow Dry Spray won Stylist Choice Award in 2012, while Kenra Volume 25 was the winner of the 12th Stylist Choice Award in 2016.
Kenra's products are clearly classified with high-end formulas, which are suitable for highly-priced hair stylist. Kenra Color has launched a variety of color maintenance products, suitable for hairstylists who often provide ironing or dyeing services. Kenra has three categories of products, Prep, Layer and Finish. Among them, Volume Spray 25 is its most representative professional hairspray, leading in market sales. Besides, Volume Mousse Extra 17 is listed as one of the hair stylist's favorite items, which is also highly popular. Unlike ordinary mousses, the non-alcohol and unscented formula involves setting ingredients, such as Polyquaternium-11 and VP / VA copolymer, to persistently moisturize and firmly hold the hair. Moreover, its Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein brings more nutrition to repair damaged hair, as well as providing thermal protection up to 450°F to reduce the external damage caused by ironing and dyeing. Volume Mousse Extra 17 is a lightweight mousse that provides shine and refreshed feeling to hair without stiffness or stickiness. Like other mousses, just shake well and distribute it evenly throughout hair.
You can choose corresponding products according to your hair condition. Volume Mousse Extra 17 is suitable for all hair types, while Kenra Curl Glaze Mousse is more recommended for curly hair. If your hair is prone to breakage, it is recommended to choose Kenra Professional Kenra Strenghtening Sealer. And if you only need moderate hold, Kenra Professional Volume Mousse 12 is more suitable.
Products of Shea Moisture are categorized carefully with natural, healthy, safe formula involving Acai Berry, African Black Soap or Argan Oil, which moisturizes the skin without burden.
Lush Length Conditioner is one of Shea Moisture's star products. Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Conditioner is also salable. It effectively smooths hair frizz and provides healthy shine. Besides, Coconut & Hibiscus Frizz-free Curl Mousse is also worth recommending. Mixed with shea butter and Silk Protein, it smooths out damaged hair scales, makes hair shiny, bouncy and moisturized to a certain extent, which is very suitable for curls. For its high performance, it is favored by a lot of people and ranks No. 6 in best sellers in amazon Hair Styling Mousses & Foams, which is worth trying.
Free of formaldehyde, Petroleum, Parabens, Mineral Oil and other chemical ingredients, Shea Moisture does not test on animals and the price is affordable, so you can purchase with confidence.
Lottabody's products are divided into two categories according to their ingredients, including coconut & shea oils, and milk & honey. Between them, the former is a lot more diverse, and Wrap MeFoaming Mousse is one of its best sellers. Made in the U.S., its high-qualified ingredients, including coconut oil and shea butter, deliver a coconut scent. It deeply nourishes the hair while forming a protective film to resist external damage, making the hair more naturally shiny, suitable for all hair types. It is very convenient to apply. The blue liquid in the bottle can be transformed into foam after being squeezed by the pump head, and it can be directly applied to the required part. Ranking 1st in the amazon Hair Styling Mousses & Foams sales list, this affordable and cost-effective mousse is a must-have item for many people in their daily lives.
Lottabody also launched Setting Lotion Concentrated Formula, available in 8oz, 15oz and 32oz for choice. This set is suitable for both natural hair and dyed hair. Before applying, it should be diluted. Then, boost it throughout damp hair, and it will be tightly fitted. As long-lasting and not prone to dry off, it is extremely suitable to create fluffy hairstyles, which is deeply loved by hairdressers.
The products of OGX are divided into hair care and body care, both providing travel size to allow consumers to pick different size according to their demand. Among the four kinds of mousses of OGX, Locking + Coconut Curls Decadent Creamy Mousse highly-rated and ranked third in the Amazon Hair Styling Mousses & Foams best-selling list. This formula contains coconut oil and shea oil, giving off a strong coconut scent, which makes hair softer, shinier, and bouncier. It is very suitable for curly and dyed hair. Different from ordinary mousses, this is part foam and part cream with remarkable moisturizing effect, by which the hairstyle is easy to set. It should be smeared evenly, and you can apply more on the roots of the hair to create a fluffier hairstyle. With a large capacity of 7.9oz, it is cost-effective and worth recommending.
The other three kinds of mousses are also worth recommending. Among them, Coconut Curls Frizz-defying Moisture Mousse contains coconut oil, which is suitable for dry hair. While Argan Oil of Morocco Voluminous Mousse is blended with argan oil to add luster to the hair. Lastly, Bodifying + Bamboo Fiber Full Root Boosting Spray Mousse contains bamboo fiber and plant collagen, making hair plumper and more stylish.
OGX's products are available on various channels, such as offline stores and multiple shopping websites, such as amazon, Walmart, Ulta Beauty, etc.
Design Essentials has various categories of hair care products. You can find suitable products based on the function and your hair type. Many of its products are actively demanded. Among various shampoos, Honey Creme Moisture Retention Shampoo was honored as "TOP SELLER". Its mild formula is free of irritating ingredients and contains Honey Crém, which softens the stratum corneum, cleans and moisturizes the hair. It is suitable for dry hair.
Among three types of Design Essentials mousse products, the salable Almond & Avocado Curl Enhancing Mousse is its star product. Designed particularly for curly hair, this non-greasy mousse dries and sets the hairstyle quite quickly. The formula with wheat protein and PEG-12 Dimethicone makes hair healthier and shinier. Almond & Avocado Curl Enhancing Mousse is mild in nature, free of parabens, paraffin, petrolatum, mineral oil and other chemical components. It is easy to apply. Just boost throughout damp hair, and then comb it into the style you prefer. As is flammable, it should be stored away from fire and high temperature environment. It is available in 7.5oz, 32oz and travel sizes less than 3oz, letting consumers purchase on demand.
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