Do you want thicker, fuller hair that doesn’t fall flat once you leave your house? Keep reading for some easy tips and tricks to create that long lasting volume you’ve always wanted.
Whether you’re using your real hair or extensions, volume can be easily achieved.
CHANGE YOUR PART
This is such a simple yet effective trick to add volume to your hair. We all usually have a go to or favourite place to part our hair. This usually falls naturally in the centre or slightly to the side which over time becomes trained to stay that way. Problem is, your hair is most flat when styled in your natural, accustomed part.
Changing your part to the other side or flipping your hair back creates immediate volume at the crown of your head. Doing this while your hair is wet makes it easier for you the get a straight even line. To get ultimate volume and a slightly 80's vibe, blow dry your hair to the opposite side you want it to sit then brush your hair back to the correct way and lightly spray.
To add soft volume you can back brush the underlayers of your hair at the roots. This doesn’t mean aggressively back combing your hair creating giant knots, you can add a lot of volume just by gently brushing your hair forwards at the roots. The best way to do this is to tie up the upper most layer of your hair and back brush the rest of your hair in sections. Lightly spray each section and let down the remaining hair. Smooth over any strays and enjoy your voluminous locks.
BLOW DRY YOUR HAIR UPSIDE DOWN
Don’t have much time? Well try this quick and easy way to give any hair type that extra oomph!
Simply flip your head upside down and blow dry away. Straighten the ends with a flat iron if your looking for that straight with volume look. Drying your hair upside down automatically lifts your roots leaving your hair to appear much thicker and fuller.
Drying your hair with your hands is another great way to add volume and texture. Tousling your hair with your fingers will enhance your natural waves and lift your hair overall.
CHANGE YOUR HAIR STYLE AND COLOUR
A different style will completely change your look. If your hair is dull and flat at the ends then adding shorter and choppy layers are just what you need to create some shape and bounce.
Colouring your hair is also another way to make your hair appear fuller. Balayage, highlights and lowlights will give your hair added dimensions. A little bleach is a godsend for anyone who has flat hair. It has the ability to create texture buy roughing up the cuticles making it much easier for volume to hold.
CREATING VOLUME WITH HAIR EXTENSIONS
Bend and Snap!
Thick, luscious and full hair is on trend and here to stay! One of the easiest ways to achieve glamorous and voluminous hair is to bend and snap!
What’s great about clip ins is that they are temporary, easy to install and remove.
To achieve natural looking hair, make sure your extensions match your natural hairs texture and colour. You can dampen and scrunch extensions to add waves, straighten or use a curling iron.
SO HOW CAN I USE MY EXTENSIONS TO ADD EXTREME VOLUME?
Our clip-ins will instantly add volume to your hair but if you want even more volume then try one of these simple tips.
ADD CURLS AND WAVES
Our first tip on how to use hair extensions for volume is to curl and wave the hair. Brushing out the curls will create a bouncy and fuller look. Using a curling wand will help you create the perfect waves and allows you the blend your extensions with your natural hair. You can even lightly tease your natural hair at the roots to exaggerate those curls!
A nifty way to really give yourself some big locks is to reverse clip your extensions. Simply flip the extensions upside down and clip into place. This method will give the hair around your scalp a lift and fuller appearance.
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