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Hair Gels

If you have wavy, curly, or coarse hair, you probably already know the importance of hair gels. But, hair gels aren’t just for curly hair types: Hair styling gels can be utilized by men and women with many hair types. You can use hair gels for straight hair as well, to slick back unruly hairs and keep them in place.For coarser hair, gels with a strong-hold for natural hair work well; they will give you the confidence of hair that stays in place. If you have thin or wavy hair, a lighter hair gel, such as those for wavy hair, or a curl defining gel, will be the best hair gel for you. 

We also have hair gels for women from Alterna, Aveda and Biosilk; hair gels for men from American Crew Matrix, Redken and Scruples; lightweight hair gels for wavy hair from Briogeo, Bumble and Bumble, and Sexy Hair; and stronghold gel for 4C hair from Ouidad, L’Anza, Pureology and Moroccanoil. At Editor’s Pick, you’ll find all your favorite hair gels and get free shipping!

  • Rusk Rusk Jel Fx 5.3 oz Hair Gels
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    Rusk Jel Fx 5.3 oz

    Original Price $12.50
    Current Price $10.15

    Product Description:Rusk designer collection. Firm, external hold on any hair type, Rusk Jel Fx Firm Hold Style Gel is a non-greasy forming gel tha...

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FAQs on Hair Gel

What is the best gel to slick back hair?

The best gels to slick back hair are hair gels for men, which tend to be more lightweight. diteOther gels that work well for slicking back hair are DevaCurl gels such as the DevaCurl gel for wavy hair and DevaCurl curling gel. These light hair gel formulas can slick back hair without looking too greasy or noticeable on the hair, making them an excellent styling aid when you want to create a sleek and polished look. 


How do I style my hair with gel to slick it back? 

Styling your hair with gel is not complicated! To use hair gel to slick back your hair, simply squeeze a dime-to-a-quarter-sized amount of your preferred hair gel onto your hands, and  gently glide it over the hair. Then, pat it into place until it's dry. 


How do I style wavy and natural hair with gel?

Styling wavy hair with gel is easy! When the hair is wet, take a palmful of hair gel for wavy hair (such as the DevaCurl gel for wavy hair) and gently apply it to the hair by squeezing it into sections of your hair. If you have a wavy curl pattern or wish to keep your curls more loose, you can squeeze curl gel into larger sections and use a smaller amount of hair gel. You can also brush it through your hair with your fingers or a brush, but do know that this will loosen your curl pattern. If you have very curly or natural hair with a tighter curl pattern, you may wish to divide your hair into smaller sections and divide a generous amount of hair gel to help you define your curls.