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VO5 Styling Gel Freeze Hold (Men)

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.


Aqua (Solvent)

Dissolves substances or ingredients

Alcohol Denat. (Solvent)

Dissolves substances or ingredients

VP/VA Copolymer (Fixing Agent)

Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style

Triethanolamine (Emulsifier)

Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'

Vinyl Caprolactam/VP/Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copoly (Fixing Agent)

Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style

PVP (Film Former)

Helps provide a smooth, consistent coverage when applied

Carbomer (Viscosity Controlling Agent)

Controls the density or thickness of a product

PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil (Solubiliser)

Helps an ingredient in the product dissolve better

PEG-12 Dimethicone (Hair Conditioning Agent)

Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair

Parfum (Fragrance)

Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell


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

Dipropylene Glycol

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

Ethylene Brassylate

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

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


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

Benzophenone-4 (UV Absorber)

Helps to protect the product formulation from UV rays

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

Linalool (Fragrance)

Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell

Hexyl Cinnamal (Fragrance)

Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell

Butylphenyl Methylpropional (Fragrance)

Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell

Citronellol (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

Geraniol (Fragrance)

Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell

CI 42090 (Colourant)

Colours the product, your hair or skin

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