5 Tips for Making Your Hair Look More Voluminous

Voluminous hair 5 Tips for Making Your Hair Look More Voluminous

When you meet someone for the first time, it is likely that the first thing you notice is their hair. Beautiful, shiny hair will always make a good impression, which is why it is so important to take good care of your hair.

Unfortunately, every hair texture is unique, so it takes different methods to get strong and healthy-looking hair. While some women may need to add a few serums in their hair care routine, others are lucky enough to get their desired hair look without any additional volumizers.

For many, however, this can be a bit challenging, so they often look for ways to make their hair thicker. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to maintain your hair and make it voluminous. 

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Use hair extensions

Hair extensions are a great way to add volume as well as length to your hair. They provide plenty of benefits including instant color change, no split ends, and numerous looks for different occasions. They also come in many styles, lengths, and textures, all of which can help you get that voluminous hair you have always dreamed of.

However, before you invest in any extensions, it is important that you first consult with reputable hair extension experts to tell you what the best set is for you. There are several factors you need to consider, with the materials of the hair extension being the most important one.

Wash for voluminous hair 

Showering is the key to having voluminous hair. If your hair isn’t washed, oils can build up which can further make your hair look flat and lackluster.

A great way to fix this is to use a shampoo that has volumizing properties. To use properly, you will need to apply the shampoo from the roots to the ends of your hair to remove any oily residue that prevents you from having voluminous hair.

However, be careful not to do the same with the conditioner. This product should be applied only to the ends of your hair, so you can add moisture to your hair without affecting the root’s natural oils. 

Boost your roots

Root-boosting products are another effective way to make your hair thicker. These products are your scaffolding for your hairstyle and support any natural lift that you create at the roots. This will further help your hairstyle last for several days or even longer.

So, make sure you choose a product that is specifically made for fine hair. Remember to use it on damp hair as root-boosters won’t work as good if the hair is dried. Also, don’t be afraid of adding layering volume-building products such as mousse or blow-dry spray to increase its volume.

Blow-dry upside down

If you haven’t mastered the traditional blow-dry technique, then you should try blow-drying your hair upside down. This is such a simple method that many hairstylists use to get that voluminous appearance every woman is striving for. Some may even finish off the ends with a flat iron to achieve a “straight with volume” look.

In general, blow-drying the hair this way works because the roots are upside down and the hair is automatically lifted off the scalp. It is a method that is also one of the most favorite among style icons as it gets the hair to about 90% dry. Afterward, you may use a round brush to smoothen your hair. 

Also, when blow-drying your hair upside down, remember to dry bangs right side up.

Add color

Another effective way experts suggest that can help you make your hair thicker is to add color. This isn’t really about the color you choose to add, but it’s about the texture it will give you. Adding a little bleach can give your hair more body and rough up your hair cuticle so it’s not so slippery. This technique is often regarded as a godsend for those whose hair falls flat and won’t hold a volume style.

However, to get the volumizing effects of bleach, you don’t need to dye your hair a completely new color. In fact, you can get just enough volume simply by adding a few highlights to your hair’s underlayers.

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Final thoughts

There is no secret that every woman’s dream is to have beautiful, shiny, and voluminous hair. While some people can achieve their desired looks by adding a few serums to their hair care routine, others may have to rely on different techniques to help make their hair thicker.

If you are one of those, be sure to follow the tips from our post and achieve the hair look you have always wanted. 

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