Hair creams come with a variety of benefits – they give your hair flexibility and strength, while providing a low hold that doesn’t create stiffness or leave you with a greasy feeling. Creams are like a moisturizing lotion for your hair – nourishing and rehydrating hair strands, taming frizz, protecting hair from heat and adding soft definition and glossy shine. They give a medium shine, that’s natural when compared to other styling products and is often as a pre-styling product because they add shine, separation and substance to hair.
The main purpose of styling cream is to give medium to longer hair a healthier look while maintaining a natural-looking shine that’s not overly intense. It’s also good for a variety of hair types and works well with frizzy hair that’s hard to manage, using it to guide your hair in a specific style or direction while taming stubborn stray hairs. If your hair is thinning or is fine hair, a hair cream is an excellent option if you’re not a fan of waxes and pomades. It’s lightweight enough to make you feel as if you aren’t wearing any product at all and is easily among the best products for thin hair.
Hair creams typically consist of oils and amino acids that provide a strong but flexible, natural appearance, while also acting as a conditioner. Texture-wise, creams range between lightweight lotions and those that have wax-like consistency. Some have a stronger hold compared to others so it’s important to know what you want to do when using creams, as well as what hairstyle you want.
Most creams are designed to be applied to damp, towel-dried hair before blow drying, the moisturizing ingredients make the hair easier to work with and create a luminous, glossy finish. They can also be used to refresh dry hair and give second-day styles longer life.
For usage, one or two pumps hair cream to your hands, rub your palms together to activate and distribute the product then apply the to damp hair. Start from mid-shaft to ends, starting at the back of your head and working your way forward and blow dry and style as usual, or allow your hair to dry naturally. For dry hair, follow the same steps to make your dry hair super soft and tame any strays.