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Until recently, only the most advanced fashionistas and fashionistas heard [about hair styling paste] , and it was almost impossible to find it on the shelves of ordinary cosmetic stores.
However, the undoubted advantages of this product over other hair care products have attracted the attention of both manufacturers and buyers.
And although the paste is still not as popular as waxes or gels, it already has a whole army of loyal fans.
Hair paste will be of particular interest to men, it is for them that most brands of this product are intended.
Hair paste is a dense cream for modeling hairstyles. Unlike foam or mousse, it does not impart volume and is designed to highlight individual strands and give the hairstyle the desired structure.
This tool is more convenient to use for owners of short haircuts, which is why it is popular not only among women, but also among men.
The paste in its action is similar to hair wax. However, unlike them, it does not glue the strands and does not give them a sloppy greasy appearance.
When using this tool, the hairstyle looks completely natural, the plastic substance does not dry out, does not give a feeling of "crust" on the head.
Many pastes contain plant extracts and nutrients that protect the hair from damage, filling it with strength and energy.
There are several types of paste for styling.
Modeling paste. This tool provides an elastic fixation without a feeling of stickiness. Even with high humidity, each hair will remain in place throughout the day.
A small amount of the product should be applied to dry or slightly wet hair, and then form a hairstyle with your hands or with a comb.
Modeling pastes are produced by Capus, L'Or©al Professionnel, Tiji, Lakme, Londa Professional.
Texturizing paste. It is designed for dry finishing styling and allows you to easily manipulate the strands, sharpen them, give direction, and bend at any angle.
The product does not dry out on the hair, throughout the day they remain obedient and elastic. You can fix or even change the styling at any time.
Matting or matte paste. It is also used for modeling and sculpting hairstyles, but its main purpose is a stable styling without a glossy shine.
The product is practically not noticeable on the hair, does not weigh down the strands and removes the oily shine from your hair. Most matting pastes are designed for men.
Some manufacturers produce styling products with non-standard properties.
For example, Alfaparf's male smoking paste is developed using the innovative "Anti-smog" technology, protecting hair from the negative effects of cigarette smoke.
L'Or©al Professionnel has released a product specifically for stacking pixie haircuts, and the Rich Energising Collection product contains extracts of peppermint and green tea that tone the scalp, thereby stimulating the work of hair follicles and preventing baldness.
As you can see, the range of pastes is quite large, and it will not be difficult to choose the right one. Prices for such funds also vary quite a lot, their cost ranges from 300 to 3000 rubles.
However, do not be afraid of the high cost: after reading customer reviews, you will understand that pasta is a very economical tool. One package may well be enough for several years.
Paste for styling is an ideal tool for men. Men's hair has a rather rigid structure and often does not lend itself well to styling.
Most products only glue the strands, while the shape of the hairstyle is lost to an offensive quickly, while the paste gives the hair elasticity and firmness, keeping them obedient and plastic throughout the day.
For styling short hair, a very small amount of product, a ball the size of a pea, is enough.
Evenly distributing the mass on the strands, give them the desired shape with your fingers or a comb, you do not need to dry your hair with a hair dryer.
The simplest option for men's styling is a smooth hairstyle, laid back or on the side. Comb wet hair in the right direction and dry with a hair dryer, directing the comb over the hair growth.
Rub a little modeling paste in your palms and comb the strands with your fingers, giving the hairstyle a light structure.
The next installation will be appropriate in an informal setting. For such a hairstyle, both matte and ordinary structuring paste are suitable.
On wet hair, you need to apply mousse and dry them with a hair dryer, stirring with random movements and lifting from the very roots.
Finally, apply the substance, making movements against hair growth, and with your fingers, highlight the individual strands, giving them the desired shape.
Hair paste is often used by girls with ultra-short haircuts. However, never use this product to style long hair.
The only exception is smooth combed hairstyles. In all other cases, such a product will weigh down the hair and deprive it of volume, instead of elegant styling, you will get sloppy hanging strands.
It is quite simple to lay down a short haircut, opening the forehead and eyes as much as possible. There are both options for such a hairstyle for every day, and more voluminous and bold evening hairstyles.
Apply volume cleanser to wet hair and dry by pulling the strands back. Rub the paste on your fingers, and give the hairstyle a complete shape, you can highlight individual strands and smooth the hair on the temples.
Recently, the pixie haircut has returned to fashion. This hairstyle belongs to the unisex style, i.e. it is suitable for both women and men.
"Pixie" is a short voluminous haircut with short temples, an elongated nape and oblique bangs.
The paste is perfect for styling this hairstyle:
Hair paste is gradually becoming one of the most popular products among men and women who prefer bold and unusual haircuts.
Reviews about it are increasingly appearing on the Internet, and, judging by them, this tool is definitely worth paying attention to.
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