Why We Like KMS
"When we can’t get to the salon, we love using professional quality products like the ones from KMS. The gang at Cosmetify enjoy their wide range of hair styling and hair care items, including curl-enhancing creams, texturizing salt sprays and ultra-hydrating conditioners. No matter your hair type or hair concern KMS have got you covered. "
Written by Rebecca Jenkinson, Beauty Editor
KMS was founded in 1976 by Kornfield, Mazotta and Smith in California and since then has had more than 40 years of innovation and uniquely formulated products. They aim to give consumers superb style with high quality, powerful products and this begun with a styling and setting gel in 1978 until they introduced heat protecting products and many more.
They explore the trend of eclecticism: an influx of different cultures bringing their own authentic flavours to urban hotspots around the world. Discover the styles, looks and inspiration behind the cities of Amsterdam, San Francisco and Melbourne. And even looking to places like the runways, urban fashion districts and the streets to help with their creative process.
Their products are organised into START. STYLE. FINISH. Simply because that is the way people create and you'll always know what KMS product you need to achieve your hair goals. START will prime wet or towel-dried hair, the STYLE range will shape, mould and craft your style and FINISH, the last step will hold and protect your hair from humidity for up to 3 days.
Frequently Asked Questions about KMS
Are they an animal-friendly/cruelty free cosmetic brand?
KMS is a cruelty-free brand. To our knowledge it does not test on animals, nor does it ask others to do so on its behalf.
I don't buy brands that aren't fragrance-free as i find they irritate. Am I ok to buy KMS?
Some KMS products are not marked as fragrance-free. To see their free-from options, use our filters above.
I do not wish to buy products containing mineral oil. Can I shop from KMS?
KMS has created some mineral oil-free products, which you can discover by choosing the appropriate filter.
Are their formulas and products free from silicone?
Not all of their products are silicone-free. Make sure you’re getting the products you want by using our filters and checking ingredients.
Are these products formulated with sulphates or are KMS sulphate free?
A number of their products are formulated with sulphates. To see their free-from sulphates ranges, use our filters above.