How to make your hair more voluminous
Many women complain about the lack of volume in their hair. Voluminous hair is sexy, it looks full and healthy and it also attracts glances from men. Here are few tips on how to make your hair more voluminous:
Make your hair more voluminous with teasing
Teasing or backcombing is a classic method when you want to give your hair some volume at the roots. It’s also often used in retro hairstyles. To do this efficiently you’ll need a comb that’s made for teasing or a small and fine comb. Grab individual strands of hair and backcomb it in the roots. At first it might look messy but after teasing gently smooth down your hair with a brush. You can also spray some hairspray to make sure that your hair stays voluminous throughout the day.
Make your hair more voluminous with large round brush
When blow drying your hair, use the heat from the appliance, together with a large round brush, to make your hair more voluminous. While you blow dry your hair, the brush should be as close to the roots as possible. The correct way to do it is to place the brush in your roots, grab a section of your hair and lift that section up with the brush while pointing the warm air from the hair dryer to the brush. If you do not want to use a brush, dry you hair with your head bent down.
Make your hair more voluminous while you sleep
While you sleep can also help your hair to stay voluminous. For example, before you go to bed you can twist your hair in a loose ballet bun or if you can use hair rollers. In the morning when you wake up you’ll have a great bouncy hairstyle. The other option is to bend your head and gather your hair into a high ponytail. But it is important not to tighten the rubber band too much, so you won’t get a headache. In the morning, relax your hair with your fingers and you should have more volume at the roots.
Make your hair more voluminous with hair curlers or curling iron
With the help of curling iron or curlers you can make a large bouncy curls that will easily make your hair look more voluminous. If you don’t want to apply too much heat to your hair, it isn’t necessary to curl all of your hair, just curl the top layer of your hair, brush your curls gently and apply hairspray.
Make your hair more voluminous with layers
Having layers in your hair is always fashionable and looks chic. It goes great with every kind of hair – straight, wavy or curly. Shorter locks at the top of your head will give you a great volume. Just don’t make the locks too short. If they are too short, they may look funny.
Make your hair more voluminous with dry shampoo
It isn’t good to wash your hair too often. The reason is that water and shampoo wash away the natural oils from the scalp, as a result of which the scalp is stimulated to produce a larger amount of oils and the hair becomes oily. Therefore it is advisable from time to time to use dry shampoo instead of washing your hair too often.
Make your hair more voluminous with highlights
When all the hair is in the same color it always looks thinner. To visually increase the volume of your hair, go to your hairdresser and ask her to do highlights 1-2 shades lighter than your natural hair color. It’s a good idea to ask her to do lowlights also, that are 1-2 shades darker than your hair. That way your hair will stand out and visually and it’ll look more voluminous.
Make your hair more voluminous with natural ingredients
You can use natural ingredients that are known to have a beneficial effect on the hair, making it more voluminous. Try mixing up some homemade hair masks that will make your hair healthy and nourished. When your hair is healthy it’ll be much easier for you to style it in a hairstyle that will make your hair look more voluminous.