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Hair Rules

Birchbox Breakdown

NYC-based Hair Rules salon has been making heads turn for five years—now it’s time to get some of that ogle-worthy style at home with this lightweight mousse. The airy foam guards hair from two of its biggest enemies—grease and frizz—helping straight, wavy, and curly manes achieve volume and shine.

How it Works

Hawaiian ginger botanicals and honey work to moisturize even the driest of tresses while hops (yep, like you find in your beer) keep hair soft. The silicone-free formula sets any style firmly without leaving behind sticky buildup or pesky flakes.

How to Use

Pump a handful of foam into your palm and apply evenly to wet hair. For curly hair: Let hair dry naturally, diffuse, or set with a hood dryer. If your hair is straight: Let it air-dry or blow dry and style as usual. Also works well on wet sets, weaves, wraps, and chemically relaxed hair.

Water, PVP/VA copolymer, polyquaternium-11, polyquaternium-7, cocamidopropyl betaine, honey, hedychium coronarium root extract, cymbopogon schoenanthus extract, humulus lupulus extract, panthenol, glycerin, amodimethicone, cetrimonium chloride, trideceth-12. laureth-23, hydroxyethylcellulose, sodium chloride, disodium EDTA, fragrance, DMDM hydantoin, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Lovin' my curls!

Hair Rules Wavy Mousse is the only product that seems to work well in my hair. I even brought it to Italy during the summer when it was humid and muggy out. My hair looked better than I thought it would. My hairdresser introduced me to this product and now its really difficult to locate. Thank you Birchbox for carrying it.

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Not for me
Purchased

This product wasn't for me. It was wavy and did nothing to combat frizz in my fine wavy hair. Better products out there.

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It was runny

I am not sure whether this happened to everyone but I just took this on a trip and the product came out really runny and sort of sticky. However, I am not sure whether this was just mine or whether it is characteristic of the product. It was hard to use so I am not sure how it performs.

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Dried out my hair

This did not do anything for my fine curly hair. It dried it out and felt like straw after my hair dried.

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Great

LOVE IT! This does exactly what it says. It moisturizes my hair and leaves it wavy and gorgeous! I definitely recommend this product!

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Awesome Product

I have wavy hair, depending on the weather is curly or straight. This was a perfect product for day old wavy hair, dampen and it perks right up!

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Meh...

My thick, curly hair is pretty finicky...this mousse was nothing special. Any drugstore brand would give me the same results...it's a "pass" for me.

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Nice weight for a mousse
Sampled

I don't usually use mousse because it makes everything stiff and dry. This stuff is much lighter and gives me just a little boost to my styling without become crunchy and yucky. I would actually compare it to a similar style strength of a sea salt spray -- although I put it on before I blow dry, not after. I really like the smell as well. Better yet, on the second day of my style, it doesn't get sticky and oily looking, like other products do.

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Still a lot of frizz
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I felt that I still had a lot of frizz after using this product. It was a little disappointing.

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Good not great
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I have wavy hair so I kinda thought this would be great for my hair. It was okay, but not great, by any means. It helped keep my fly-aways (a big problem for me) under some amount of control, but I've seen better. It smelled nice, though.

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