Don’t you just hate how some seem to know all the tips and little tricks for getting full, bouncy hair that’s loaded with all sorts of sexy movement?
Their hair always seems to look thick and oh so amazing, doesn’t it?
They seem to never have a bad hair day.
Plus you never hear them complain about how much work it is to look that good.
Must be nice.
It is. And it can be nice for you too. Fuller thicker hair coming right up.
For sure big bouncy hair gives you loads of confidence too.
But guess what? All it takes is knowing a trick or two or three and you too can turn up the volume even on styles for fine hair like there’s no tomorrow.
Luckily I’ve got like 15 great ideas for doing just that. Let’s get started, shall we?
As you know an oily scalp can lead directly to flat hair. One near miraculous modern day way to cure that is with dry shampoo. This product will not only sop up the oil and refresh your hair, but it can add the appearance of volume you don’t really have.
How you blow dry your hair can affect the amount of lift it retains. For that reason you want to keep the cold shot button on your blow dryer depressed for like five seconds to blow a burst of coolness on any freshly dried section of hair to seal in an iridescent shine and build in some staying power into your roots.
Curling iron rule to live by – the bigger the barrel the bigger the curl the bigger the hair. What’s not to love? Even better when you know how to use curling irons to transform your hair.
Want an old fashioned trick that produced loads of body for your grandmother? Two words. Pin curls. Pin up your hair and hit the hay. That’s how grandma would have put it. Welcome the morning with more voluminous curls than you know what to do with.
Itching to try one of the gorgeous hair color ideas you’ve seen in magazines? Now’s the time if you’re looking to create fuller hair in abundance. Fact is hair color agitates the cuticle just a bit thus creating body in the process makes it a worthy, if unexpected, volumizer.
Velcro rollers anyone? Give you locks 20 minutes all rolled up and you can produce all sorts of highly desirable body.
Some use styling aids to make up for the volume their hair lacks naturally. Which isn’t a bad idea. Problem is after a while those can build up and weigh things down and that defeats the purpose. Which is why you also want to incorporate a weekly clarifying shampoo into your shower routine to rid your strands of any unwanted buildup.
An oldie but goodie, back comb the hair nearest the root level to get some added height at the crown.
Any anti humidity hairspray worth its salt should pull double duty. Given half a chance it can work it’s anti frizz magic and add volume in where you need it most – at the root level. Best of all it should do that without leaving your hair feeling ramen noodle crunchy.
Lather up with a body building shampoo. It can lift and fill out your mane thickening each individual strand. The best have what it takes inside the bottle to make your hair appear to be fuller and thicker. You don’t want anything that will leave your hair feeling oily or heavy.
Use your blow dryer to get a body building assist. To infuse the roots with body aim the heated air directly at them with the nozzle.
Conditioner is good. Just not so good if you have fine hair that tends to lie down on the job. But you can still condition. Just focus it on the portion of your mane that falls lower than your earlobes. The ends especially. Leaving your roots alone to be their uplifting selves.
Layers is the tried and true stylist trick used to create the appearance of extra volume which makes long layers with bangs a good look. Even a medium cut can enjoy a bounty of sexy swing with layers cut into all the right places. Another candidate to consider? Medium length layered or choppy bob hairstyles.
One final blow dryer trick. Have you noticed how important this tools is for creating volume? You can volumize the hair nearest the roots by blow drying your hair upside down. When sufficiently dry flip your locks back up and down a few time just for good measure.
As you can see there’s a whole world of ways to impart some added body into your mane. How can you miss with ideas like these that are everywoman-accessible? So isn’t it time you embraced some of them for thicker, fuller hair? Or what others would see as fabulous, flawless tresses loaded with volume that doesn’t do a disappearing act on you?