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VO5 Styling Gel Wet Look (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.

Ingredient Function
Aqua Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
VP/VA Copolymer Fixing Agent
Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style
Glycerin Humectant
Helps to retain water in a product, in hair or the top layers of skin
Propylene glycol Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Vinyl Caprolactam/VP/Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copoly 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'
Carbomer Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Phenoxyethanol Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Caprylyl Glycol Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
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'
Trideceth-9 Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
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

  • Tetramethyl Acetyloctahydronaphthalenes

    • A sandal and cedar wood scent.

      Scent: Woody

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
Benzyl Salicylate Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Acrylates Copolymer Fixing Agent
Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style
Linalool Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Laurtrimonium Chloride Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Benzyl alcohol Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell