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Achieve prime hair before you style with the perfect primer—R+Co One Prep Spray.

R+Co MANNEQUIN Styling Paste

$28.00 Ships Free
5 oz.

Availability: In stock

$28.00

Birchbox Breakdown

Turn your beauty routine upside down and create the perfect messy look with this unique, non-sticky styling paste. You’ll get I-woke-up-like-this supermodel hair, plus shine, volume, and flexibility—creating a smooth, easy hair routine you’ll definitely want to stick to.

How to Use

Flip hair upside down and run a quarter-sized amount through end of strands. Do not brush out.

Advanced Polymers, Aloe Leaf Extract, Ginger Root Extract

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Awesome stuff!!

I recently cut off about five inches of hair, so now my hair sits just above my collarbone with long, piece-y layers. Without this styling paste, I'm not sure my hair would get the kind of messy, textured look that I wanted.

My stylist told me to start at my roots (I know that's not necessarily what it says to do on the bottle, but that's what she said) and work your way down to the ends of your hair. I scrunch it, tousle it, and use it on the ends to mold my hair into doing what I want. It's starts out really creamy and you do have to work fast with it because the more you work it in your hair, the stickier it gets (which is a good thing).

You really can't brush it out easily, like the instructions say, and brushing it out loses the effect anyways. I love the way it smells too--kind of beachy and fresh. It makes your hair look styled and textured, but not overworked. It's easily great after I curl my hair with my curling wand in really pumping up the volume and holding the curl.

This stuff is just awesome. Now that I've chopped off my hair, I really don't think I'd be able to get the look I want without it.

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Great for curly hair

I originally received this as a sample and I loved it so much I purchased the full size bottle. I have thin, fairly curly hair. This is a thick paste that give your hair a bit of a waxy feel. A little can go a long way. It helps form my curls and helps them stay all day. They even look great the following day. It definitely gives me volume for my fine hair.

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I used to buy Redken Rewind or Rusk Wired for my short, long-layered hair. Recently, I decided to grow it out a little longer, and didn't want a styling product that was sticky or too heavy. After getting the R+Co High Dive Moisture and Shine cream as a sample, fell in love and immediately purchased a full-size, I wanted to try something else by this brand.
So, I came to Birchbox and bought this with the R+Co Outer Space hairspray (that stuff's fabulous, too.)
This styling paste exceeded my expectations! It's great for damp hair, but I LOVE it for fixing up and styling dry hair. The problem I had with a lot of texturizing pastes was how sticky they could be when added to dry hair. This product has a very smooth feel. It feels like a smoothing cream; very light to the touch. But wow, it has fantastic hold! Not helmet head, mind you. The smell is hard to describe. Sweet and citrusy.
The only complaint I have is how hard it is to squeeze the product out of the tube.

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Styling paste

Love this stuff! My hair is super fine and can fall flat if I use heavy products. This gives me the right amount of texture and volume I need for the perfect bedhead look.

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Smells great, weighs fine hair down.
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I've got a Debbie Harry-style shaggy bob, but my hair is very fine. I found that if I applied this when my hair was wet it was great, on dry hair it just weighed my hair down.

Also the package puckers weirdly when you squeeze the product out.

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