Dasha Tate

Whether you are finally getting ready to step out in 2021 or getting through your work from home zoom video calls, we all love the sleek look on our edges. And this year we are rocking them out! Sleeked edges give that va va voom on our overall hairstyle. They are not a must but they can make a low-maintenance boring style transform into a really great style. Sleek vs non sleek ponytail, the difference is unmatched!

Edges can make or break the overall look of your hairstyle. You want to find an amazing edge control that will be able to lay the edges down but also protect your delicate hairline. Please, do not compromise the overall health of your hair and break off your edges for great sleeked styles. There are amazing edge controls that provide a long-lasting hold, moisture, and protection. You want an edge control that will continue to support hairline growth. An edge control with high-quality ingredients will lay your edges down for a long period, not clog the scalp pores and not cause any build-up. It's important to remember despite using edge control to always take care of your edges. Apply the edge control on clean hair to avoid build-up or flaking.

Before we even get to mention the edge control you need to get for 2021, it is important to set the base for perfectly sleek edges. An edge control brush! If you do not have one, you are losing out. No need for your old toothbrush! They are inexpensive but very convenient to have. This is an amazing tool to have as it helps you comb, part, style, and sleek edges down.

3-in-1 Edge Brush for Hair With Metal Pin

3-in-1 Edge Brush for hair with metal pin

Now below we will recommend amazing great quality edge controls that will work for your hair needs whether thick, fine, curl, kinky, or wavy. There is something for everyone's edges. No hair texture is left out for defined sleek edges with these edge controls.

1.Hicks Pomade Edge Control
Hicks Pomade Edge Control

One of the most sought out edge controls of 2021. It is a fantastic edge control for all hair types. Whether you have wavy or coarse hair, this edge control will stick to its word in keeping the hair laid and sleek throughout the day without any flaking or greasy look. 4C girls, this product is perfect for you too! Despite its thick consistency, it is very light once applied on the edges. It is not too hard or too soft, and will not turn white on the hair. It contains castor oil which will protect your edges, promote hair growth while firmly holding hair edges in place all day. Many say it straightens hair temporarily when applied, therefore your unruly edges are tamed throughout the day leaving you with sleek, beautiful, and shiny hair.

2. Murray's EdgeWax Extreme Hold Edge Control

Murray's EdgeWax Extreme Hold Edge Control

If you know anything about Murray then you know this is an amazing product you will become addicted to it because of its shiny and sleek results. This is a non-flaky, non-greasy formula made from Australian beeswax. It has a thick cream-gel consistency so a little goes a long way. This product will leave your natural hair tamed, soft and smooth all day. It has a mild chapstick scent that smells really good. This edge control will tame your frizzy strands and no flyaways, making it perfect for sleek buns that will stay put in humid weather. It is a moisturizing product so your hair will not experience breakage. It is also a great product to hold edges when braiding hair.

3. Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla Edge Control Smoother

Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla Edge Control Smoother

Fantastic for those thick coarse edges you want to lay down. A non-greasy formula that will leave you with sleek and smooth edges all day. Has a very subtle black vanilla scent that smells like a warm bakery! It contains nourishing and moisturizing ingredients such as aloe vera and honey. The aloe vera will penetrate the hair and leave you with soft, manageable curls throughout the day. The honey extract will hydrate and lock in moisture preventing those fragile edges from dryness, split ends, or breakage. It has a thick consistency but luckily it will not sleek edges in a sticky way so it will hold all day without leaving edges hard. Your hair will stay in place but you will still be able to brush and comb the edges. A little goes a long way to tame that frizzy hairline.

4. Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea Edge Glaze
Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea Edge Glaze

Lightweight water-based formula that is ideal for fine hair or people with loose curls whose hair can get easily weighed down by products. This is perfect as there will be no flaking or the dreaded greasy feeling on the hair. This also means it can be used daily without worrying about build-up. Great for dry brittle hair because of the shea butter, coconut oil, coconut milk, and aloe vera that will collectively moisturize, nourish and seal in the hair while laying the edges and keeping the pesky flyaways in place. It is able to keep the style in place without that stick or hard crunch thick gels can give.

5. Design Essentials Purple Silk Edge Gel Max
Design Essentials Purple Silk Edge Gel Max

It is a miracle in the jar! You will not be disappointed with these purchases. A long-lasting edge control with a strong maximum hold that keeps those stubborn hairs down without making the hair feel stiff all day long. It will have a soft to the touch texture and add shine to the hairline. This thick paste type consistently is great for medium to coarse textures that will moisturize, define, smooth, and sleek the hair into your desired style.

6. Diamond Edges Black Panther Braid-Loc-Edge Controller. 24 Hr Hold
Diamond Edges Black Panther Braid-Loc-Edge Control        Diamond Edges Black Panther Vegan Braid-Loc-Edge Control

A great addition to your staples if you want sleeked down edges all day. We have been trying to figure out whether it is the vibranium that perfectly strengthens, smoothness and lays the hair down! This is a must have 2021 edge control as it will not be affected by humid weather and is easy to wash off. This product will give you 24 hours plus maximum hold, possibly until your hair next restyling. It is a non-flaky, non-formula filled with castor oil, glycerine, aloe vera, and coconut oil that are nurtifying, moisturizing, and sealing ingredients that will have your hair hydrated, soft and shiny all day.

7. Arcani Coil Care Enthroned Edges - Do the Rub Challenge
Arcani Coil Care Enthroned Edges - Do the Rub Challenge

If you want an edge control that will keep your swooped edges laid for days, this one is it for you. It does exactly what it says it does, sleeking the edges down effortlessly whilst keeping the hairline moisturized. No wonder it's been so popular in 2021! It has a water-based consistency thereby no oily residue and is soft to the touch. Your edges will look amazing and be protected all throughout the day.

8. Mielle Organics Rosemary Mint Strengthening Edge Gel

Mielle Organics Rosemary Mint Strengthening Edge Gel

If you want to experience hair growth whilst smoothen and sleeking down the edges, this is the edge control for you. Castor oil and rosemary are two potent oils that are well known to stimulate the scalp, awaken sleeping follicles, and promote thick hair growth. Additionally, this nutrient-rich edge control infused with biotin which will help regrow edges and promote healthy hair growth. The biotin will stimulate keratin production in the hair increasing the rate of follicle growth. What more can you ask from an edge control? Edges on fleek with a high chance of hair growth? Sign me up!

9. Style Factor Edge Booster & Style Factor Edge Booster Stick


Style Factor Ege Booster                   Style Factor Edge Booster Stick


Another top contender of most hyped edge control in 2021 and we see why! An effective edge control that will give the hair great hold for days! Yes, days! This non-greasy pomade goes on the hair like jam and dries with no oil residue thereby perfect for creating sleek smooth styles. It works for all hair types and will hold your curly edges down, nourish and moisturize your hair. There are 11 different style factor control edge boosters you can choose from, good luck trying to pick one because they are all so amazing!

10. Creme of Nature Argan Oil Perfect Edges

Creme of Nature Argan Oil Perfect Edges

An oldy but still a goldy. A non-sticky edge control that will leave hair soft and shiny whilst taming the edges. Its excellent hold is what keeps natural hair girls consistently buying it. Great for all hair types that perfectly sleek your hair down all day and keeps your hair soft and moisturized. It also has stimulating product ingredients that promote hair growth.

Pick up one of these edge controls, take your time to comb and curve out your ideal edge style and rock your edges with perfection.

Stay Regal, we'll see you next time.

The Regal Beauty Team

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