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VO5 Gel Wax (Extreme Style)

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
Isoceteth-20 Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Glycerin Humectant
Helps to retain water in a product, in hair or the top layers of skin
Paraffinum Liquidum Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Oleth-2 Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
VP/VA Copolymer Fixing Agent
Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style
Methoxy PEG/PPG-7/3 Aminopropyl Dimethicone Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Parfum Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
  • 2,6-Dimethyl-7-Octen-2-Ol

    • A fresh and clean citrus smell. This ingredient provides an alternative to citrus oils.

      Scent: Citrus

  • 4-Tert-Butylcyclohexyl Acetate

    • A complex woody and pear scent which enriches the odour quality of fragrances.

      Scent: Woody

  • Acetylcedrene

    • A warm woody scent. It is able to give a long-lasting cedar wood character to a fragrance.

      Scent: Woody

  • Dimethyl-4-Isoheptenal Dimethyl Acetal

    • A fresh citrus grapefruit peel smell with woody and green violet notes.

      Scent: Citrus

  • Dipropylene Glycol

    • An odourless ingredient that helps to dissolve solid fragrance ingredients in order to blend them with fragrances more easily.

      Scent:

  • Ethylene Brassylate

    • A powdery and floral musky scent full of softness. It can be used in all types of fragrance accords.

      Scent:

  • Linalyl Acetate

    • A soft lavender scent with bergamot and petitgrain facets. This ingredient is found in different natural oils such as rosewood or hô wood.

      Scent: Floral

  • Methyldihydrojasmonate

    • A delicate and fresh jasmine scent.

      Scent: Floral

  • Orange oil, sweet, terpenes

    • A fresh, juicy, sweet orange scent that brings a fresh scent.

      Scent: Citrus

  • Tetramethyl Acetyloctahydronaphthalenes

    • A sandal and cedar wood scent.

      Scent: Woody

Phenoxyethanol Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
PEG-90M Emulsion Stabiliser
Prevents a mixture from separating and helping to increase a product's shelf life
Limonene Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Disodium EDTA Sequestrant
Helps prevent impurities from water from causing adverse effects on product performance, appearance, or stability.
Linalool Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
VP/Methacrylamide/Vinyl Imidazole Copolymer Fixing Agent
Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style
Panthenol Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Vinyl Caprolactam/VP/Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copoly Fixing Agent
Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style
Hexyl Cinnamal Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
PEG-4 Dilaurate Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
PEG-4 Laurate Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Alcohol Denat. Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Citric acid pH Adjuster
Controls the acidity / alkalinity balance of products
Butylphenyl Methylpropional Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Silica Anticaking Agent
Helps to prevent the formation of lumps in the product.
Citronellol Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
PEG-4 Humectant
Helps to retain water in a product, in hair or the top layers of skin
Geraniol Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Pantolactone Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Citral Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Lauryl Pyrrolidone Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Triethanolamine Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'