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To save your guys’ time, I’ll be breaking this review and styling tutorial of Hanz de Fuko’s Scheme Cream down into a few parts. You can skip to whatever part is most relevant (most likely the product review, so skip about halfway down the page), but I’d hope you stick around for the whole thing! First, I’ll be introducing my own hair type so you guys have a reference point to how this product performs, then I’ll go into the performance of the product and finish off by speaking to how this product will work for other hair types.
My Hair Type
So firstly! My hair type. I’m an Asian guy so I understand the struggle a lot of us go through with poofy hair that loves to stick up. My hair is fairly wavy, and definitely thick. My hair does not like to cooperate despite being wavy & not nearly as stiff as some Asian hair. Once in a certain shape, the only way to make it restyle is to wash my hair with shampoo & conditioner and completely “reset” my hair. Not to mention, it also gets frizzy without quality products that can really nourish my hair to make it as healthy as possible. So, imagine something like the hairstyle above, except dark brown/black.
TL;DR, I have wavy, frizzy Asian hair and I am currently wearing it in a short-medium length forward quiff that was inspired by BluMaan himself! So check out his video on how he styles his short quiff because that’s basically how I do it too.
Hanz de Fuko Scheme Cream Review
Now, what most of you are here for. Scheme Cream is a fairly lightweight product that gives your hair a fair amount of shine, about halfway between matte and real pomade shine. The product comes in a standard Hanz de Fuko plastic jar; it’s minimalistic, feels comfortable in the hand, and quite aesthetic. Regardless, it’s what’s on the inside that matters. The product is very easy to scoop out and emulsify in the palms. I think that the styling process and finished look also reflects this creamy aspect of the product.
Scheme Cream can be used as a pre-styler if you’re looking for one that will give light hold, and a slight shine once you’re done blow-drying. The shine will be a little more than what a healthy sheen to your hair would look. It works well to add control, tame frizz, and add some body to your hair. However, I’d still recommend using Scheme Cream as a finishing product.
Scheme Cream feels fairly lightweight in the hair. Depending on how much you use, it can leave your hair feeling a little bit greasy, as well as giving more shine. For me, it gives a light-medium hold. It was great when my hair was 6-7 inches long and this product would give my hair some hold and control, while accentuating my natural waves. I would recommend this product for medium to longer hair guys who are looking to add some control to their longer hair while maintaining a loose, casual look. For the purpose of providing some lightweight control to the hair, Scheme Cream works well.
Other Hair Types
This product would work best for thin-medium thickness hair, whether your have fine or thick strands of hair. It’s lightweight enough to give your hair support without weighing it down and it’ll give control throughout the day. It will never give a strong hold, but it’s fine if you need some control before blow-drying, or a light finishing product.
It would also be great for curly or wavy hair types as its great for giving some shine, some control, and it can really help to accentuate those curls if that’s what you want. Not many products I’ve used have been good at making my wavy hair even more wavy, but this one somehow manages to do it.
For thick hair guys like me, you’ll be able to get some control, but there are better options if you want control throughout the day. Something like Original by BluMaan or Northern Lights by Shear Revival would be great if you want more control and hold. Thick hair is usually harder to manage and for us, this would really only be an average to above average product. I doubt thick haired guys would find something special in this product.
Scheme Cream is an above average product, but doesn’t really stand out at anything. It gives good shine, light to medium hold, some texture, and little volume. It’s lightweight nature could work well for thin-medium hair; especially loose, messy looks. I don’t think this would be the right product for thick hair, or someone looking for medium to strong hold. Overall, I’d give this product a 7.5/10. It’s fine when my hair was longer, but I hardly find a use for it now when I have short hair.