Gaining curl definition on fine wavy or curly hair can be difficult. So can sorting through the hundreds of curl potions that exist on the market today. Remember, not one head of hair is the same-- so do some experimenting. In mine and the curly community's experience, these are some of the best mousses for volume on fine, limp wavy and curly hair.
Mousse products vary in their make up, and may not always contain all natural ingredients. However, they can add to curls and waves by helping define hair more and better the texture as well.
This mousse doesn’t clump or get sticky, as traditional mousses have been known to do. This product works well in humid conditions and doesn’t weigh down hair. We love that the price point (just $4) can fit into just about any budget. Curlies from a wide range of curl patterns from 2c to 4a have given positive reviews on this product.
This mousse won't make your curls stiff (a common pitfall of mousses). It is alcohol-free and humidity resistant, so use this mousse in your frizz-inducing climates.
Sounds as yummy as it actually smells! It’s lightweight and refreshing, adds extra bounce and nourishes curls. Made with egg white proteins and coconut oil, the products helps with elasticity and adds strength to weak curls.
This mousse builds volume by aiding in plumping up fine curls and waves. The product can be used on damp or dry hair.
This mousse got the Editor's Choice seal for 2016 for its moisturizing elements combined with its lightweight feel. Curlies with fine and loose waves love the hold without the heavy weigh down of other mousses. This is perfect for 2B-3C curls. Reviewers loved how defined their curls were without the crunch!
This product doesn’t weigh down hair, it adds shine and makes curls and waves much more managable. It’s also great for last minute fly aways and great definition.
Designed for lifeless hair, its formula creates the appearance of hair that has grown thicker. It’s also long lasting and keeps hair flexible, defined and in place.
This product provides volume and long lasting hold for curls and waves. If you prefer a softer look to your curls, this unique combination of ingredients aides in providing natural volume.
A product loved by many fine haired curlies for its weightless formula. This product is also great for humid and damp conditions and gives curls a great boost.
Defines and maintains curls throughout the day with a naural feel. Plus you can use a little later in the day to refresh curls and waves!
Fights frizz and humid conditions. It also elongates curls and adds shine.
This light mousse is free of glycerin, protein, silicone and sulfates, so if you are sensitive to those ingredients then this may be your best bet.