Little Hacks To Make Your Hair Look Fuller

Flat hair got you down? Try these easy tricks to make your style appear more voluminous.
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Mar. 5
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Photo by Godisable Jacob on Pexels
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!If you have fine hair, you know that it can be challenging to make your tresses look thick and full. We all crave that voluminous style, but sometimes your hair needs a little bit of help to get there. While you can’t change your hair texture, there are things you can do to make your hairstyle look bigger and bolder. Here are some of our favorite hacks to make your hair appear more voluminous, as well as some of our favorite volumizing products. Switch up your part. One of the easiest ways to make your hair look a little fuller is simply to switch up the way you part your hair. When you part your hair down the middle, it tends to sit flat against your head, which can make it look dull and lifeless. However, a side part will immediately add some body to the top of your hairstyle, since your hair will swoop over from one side. Keep heat styling to a minimum. When you use heat on your hair, it starts to dry out and lose its natural sheen. Dry hair is also much more likely to experience breakage, so it won’t grow to its fullest potential. When you keep your hair healthy and nourished, it’s much easier to create the appearance of volume, no matter what your natural hair texture. Try letting your hair air dry whenever possible and adding a little bit of texturizing spray for a beachy look. If you do need to use a heat styling tool, apply a heat protectant spray beforehand to to keep your tresses protected from damage. Get a haircut.If you feel like your hair has been looking flat and lifeless lately, consider getting a haircut. When your hair is long, it can actually weigh your style down, making it look flat. Getting a haircut is an easy way to make your hair look a little more voluminous instantly. Not only will your hair look and feel lighter, but the haircut will also get rid of any split ends that could be making your hair look less polished. Blow dry your hair upside down. This is a simple tip, but it’s one that can make a huge difference in the way your hair looks overall. When you blow dry your hair upside down, it sets with a natural lift, so you’ll get body that lasts for a long time afterwards. The results are compounded if you blow dry with volumizing styling products. Gently tease your hair. If you have a special event coming up and you want big hair, try gently teasing or backcombing at the roots to create the illusion of volume. This can be hard on your hair, which is why you should save this trick for special occasions. Use hair extensions for complex styles. If you want to wear a bold style for a big event, but just don’t have enough hair to make it work, don’t hesitate to try hair extensions! There are extensions available in so many different colors and textures, so it’s easy to find one that blends naturally with your hair. Clip or tape-in extensions are very simple to put in and take out, so you can remove them whenever you need. They’re also designed to be heat styled, just like natural hair. Our Favorite Volumizing Hair ProductsOne of the best ways to make your hair look more voluminous is to add texturizing products. Not only do these products create the illusion of fuller hair, but they also nourish your strands to make them healthier. Here are some of our favorite voluminizing hair products. Oribe Dry Texturizing SprayThis product is a cult favorite among haircare enthusiasts, and it’s easy to see why. Just one spray at the roots immediately gives hair a fuller, more voluminous look. The spray also absorbs oil, so it’s great to use on second day hair to make it look fresher. This spray uses a blend of natural extracts that protects your hair from external damage. To use, just spray on dry hair at the root and then massage in with your fingers to create volume. Ouai Wave SprayWe all love the way our hair looks after we head to the beach - there’s something so effortlessly cool about that loose, wavy texture the sea salt creates. You can actually recreate this at home by using a sea salt spray, like this option from Ouai. Not only does it help you create loose, flowing waves, but it also has an amazing smell that’s sure to draw compliments from your friends. It contains rice protein, which helps the hair hold its shape, as well as coconut oil for extra moisture. NatureLab Tokyo Volume ShampooA great way to help your hair feel fuller on a daily basis is to use a volumizing shampoo. These shampoos contain nutrients that help strengthen your hair so it grows more easily and feels thicker. This option from NatureLab is great because it contains argan oil, which is very hydrating and adds shine to the hair. It doesn’t contain any harsh sulfates or other chemicals that might strip your hair of its moisture. Rice protein and soy protein are two of the most important ingredients, and they create additional volume by strengthening hair. Joico JoiWhip Firm Hold Designing FoamIf you want a voluminous hairstyle that will last all day, try applying a volumizing mousse and then blow-drying and styling your hair. We like this option from Joico because it adds volume while also keeping your style in place all day. Natural oils like evening primrose oil condition your hair and keep it looking shiny and healthy. It also protects your hair from sun damage and other forms of external damage to keep it healthier for longer. Even if your hair is naturally fine, you should never have to settle for a flat style. Use these hacks to keep your hair looking full and healthy. Smart styling tricks combined with great volumizing products can make a big difference in the overall appearance of your hair.
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