Hairpaste in Dutch translated as hair paste, but it is not necessarily. A hair paste is difficult to describe but has many similarities with a hair wax. A hair paste is a bit wetter and the hold is often a bit less. A hair paste is ideal for restyling your hair during. Why this is? Because it is a bit wetter, but does not really dry like a gel, for example. You probably still know the old-school colored gels from the drugstore. Pastas come in all kinds, so there is always something for your thick hair. Do you want a lot of shine, or do you prefer matte? Do you want a strong hold or rather less, the variations within hair pastes are large. Ultimately it is very simple, you use a hair paste for definition, accentuation and hold.
Below is an easy overview of what makes a paste a paste. This way you can also compare it more easily with other styling products
Hair Paste can also be used on wet hair, creating a little more hold. This is of course ideal for slick-back looks and the old school style. Some Hair Pastes can also give a slight shine, this is the exception to the rule. Therefore, read the information for the product in question carefully, if you are looking for a paste with a light shine. Hair paste is made on a water basis, which means it is easy to wash out. This also explains why Hair Paste generally has a matte look, but not only that.
Thanks to the water base, you do not get a build-up, so you prevent any damage to your hair follicles. Hair Paste is ideal for short hair, especially if you want to create texture with a little hold. By creating this, it is important that you apply the paste to dry strands. If you want to create a flexible hold, you can apply it on both dry and wet hair, but you create a little more hold if you apply the Paste on wet strands.
Hair Paste is not only suitable for thick locks, but also wavy hair. Combing pasta through hand-dry hair will make it easier to control your strands without having all kinds of weird spikes and tufts that won't listen.
The Fudge Matte Hed Extra Paste is a widely sold paste. This also makes sense as it enhances the texture of your locks. Your locks appear much thicker, and it has a very powerful hold. In other words, your locks will stay in place brilliantly during the day! The nice thing about this paste is that it does not dry out your locks, which you see a lot with other hair pastes.
The hair paste is quite similar to the hair clays, but as the name suggests, it is more of a paste. Hair paste less dry than clay and therefore easier to distribute through your locks. Often hair paste also provides good hold and little shine. The American Crew Fiber Classic Fiber is a paste enriched with beeswax.
Hair paste is mainly suitable for thick hair. Because the paste is quite wet, it is easy to distribute in your hair. A Clay, for example, is stiff, try to get that well distributed through your hair. Can't find the perfect fit that you are looking for? Then we would like to refer you to the main styling page, here you will find all other styling products such as a hair cream or pomade that may suit your wishes better. It also indicates for whom and what type of hair the products are suitable for. Do you still have questions? Please feel free to contact our team via [email protected]
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