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VO5 Foam Wave Creation

To find out more about the ingredients used in the product and its function simply click on ingredient name. Due to limited space on pack, we also disclose a longer list of fragrance ingredients. For recently launched products or where the formulation has changed, this detailed fragrance information might not be immediately available as it takes time to update each product page.

We take great care to ensure information on this site is up to date. However, please always check the product packaging for the most up to date ingredients used.

All product names which include a date (month and year) are no longer manufactured.

Ingredient Function
Aqua Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Propylene glycol Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Polyquaternium-16 Antistatic Agent
Helps to make you hair, skin, clothes, kitchen ware or hard surfaces feel better by reducing static charge
VP/VA Copolymer Fixing Agent
Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style
PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Sodium benzoate Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Citric acid pH Adjuster
Controls the acidity / alkalinity balance of products
Parfum Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Polysorbate 20 Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
PEG-12 Dimethicone Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Cocamidopropyl Betaine Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Disodium EDTA Sequestrant
Helps prevent impurities from water from causing adverse effects on product performance, appearance, or stability.
Limonene Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Sodium Isethionate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Coconut Acid Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Hexyl Cinnamal Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Sodium chloride Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Butylphenyl Methylpropional Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Linalool Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Benzyl Salicylate Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Hydroxycitronellal Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Isopropyl alcohol Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Laurtrimonium Chloride Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Citronellol Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Geraniol Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Magnesium Sulfate Hair - Shaping/Styling Agent
Helps you to style or straighten your hair
Benzyl alcohol Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell