Perfect for nights out, hot days and bad hair moments, slicked-back hair looks are versatile and oh-so chic.
While, in theory, they look easy to replicate, in actuality this particular style can throw up some problems.
Frizzy hair, split ends, layers, baby hairs and flyaways all prevent us mere mortals from achieving this celebrity-endorsed look.
However, as always, the beauty world is one step ahead.
Nowadays, there is a multitude of products on hand to help you achieve the glossiest of hairstyles.
From matte pomades to gel serum, there is something there to suit all hair types.
And so, here are six of the best hair products that will recreate the sleek looks of the stars.
OUAI Matte Pomade
Looking for that effortless ‘French girl look’ when it comes to hair? OUAI’s Matte Pomade is for you. Containing beeswax and koalin clay, this handy product has serious holding power.
Bumble and Bumble Sumogel
For a high shine look with strong hold, Bumble and Bumble’s Sumogel is an excellent choice. A solid gel infused with aloe vera and panthenol, apply on damp or dry hair.
Oribe Gel Serum
Oribe’s Gel Serum is pricy but the results (and packaging) are worth it. Whether it’s a sleek low bun or high ponytail that glows, this moisturising product will help you achieve it.
Shea Moisture Raw Shea Cupuacu Frizz Defense Gel Cream
If you think you can’t attain a sleek look with thick, wavy or frizzy hair, think again. Shea Moisture’s Gel Cream is made specifically for those hair types and delivers definition and hold.
Plus, Amazonian cupuacu butter, pistachio oil and certified organic raw shea butter keep your locks hydrated.
Larry King Hair Care Flyaway With Me kit
Complete with a special bamboo ‘toothbrush’ to tame flyaways, this set also contains Larry King’s cult A Social Life For Your Hair. Controlling frizz and lending hair a glossy shine, it is a must-have in your hair kit.
Bed Head by Tigi After Party Smoothing Cream
The ultimate anti-frizz product for silky and healthy-looking hair, After Party is a lightweight smoothing cream that smooths static build-up and imparts incredible shine without weighing hair down.
Good for your hair and perfect for sleek looks? We are sold.
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