Want to get extra volume, body and bounce into your hair? Follow our easy tips and suss out the latest products...
We all want a good dose of volume, body and bounce in our hair – tick those boxes and say oh hello to the ultimate in good hair days!
But needless to say, more often than not we’re looking a little flat – our hair needs a pretty decent helping hand, that’s where our tips and nifty product recommendations come in!
It’s not like we’re going to swan into a salon every time our barnet needs a bit of a boost. So the key is to master the tricks of the trade ourselves. What’s that ten second fix that’s going to power up the volume? What hairspray should we be using to hold our look but keep that super swish-able movement? What shampoo and conditioner combo is going to give our locks lust-after body and shine? Well, you’ve guessed it, we’ve got all the answers you need right here. Flick through our gallery and you’ll have volume, body and bounce totally locked down, zero hairdresser required.
Craving even more know-how straight from the pros? Check our our vid with hair guru and hairstylist to the stars Andrew Barton. He gives Beauty Director Charley Williams-Howitt the latest looks that really pack a volume punch.
Isn’t he a genius! You. Are. Wecome ladies.
L’Oreal Professionnel Infinium Soft Hairspray, £5.75
Heavy hairsprays can weigh down your hair, and strong hold ones freeze your look – so if it’s luscious movement you want, those ones are a no-no. This lightweight one from L’Oreal will keep any style you have in place, but you’ll be able to swish your hair around to your heart’s content.
Batiste Dry Shampoo On the Go, £1.50
It’s a total hair hero and your ultimate quick fix for volume, spritz in a little at the roots and rub in with your fingers, not only will it give second day hair and instant refresh, it’ll pump up the volume at your roots and big up your do. Keep this little travel version in your handbag for those hair boost moments.
BaByliss Big Hair Styler, £45
You can’t beat a professional blow dry when it comes to volume, but who can actually master the art of winding your hair with a round brush and drying it at the same time? Just no. And would you believe it, now you don’t have to! Part dry your hair with your dryer, tipping it upside down to get volume at the roots, then finish it off with BaByliss’ latest gadget – you’ll have a salon fresh big ‘n beautiful blow dry without spending the pennies on an appointment! Winner.
Andrew Barton Shiny Happy Hair Back Combing Brush, £4
We’ve got another handbag staple for you, the back combing brush! It’s super quick and easy to use, and kinder to hair than a comb, simply tease your locks on the under-layer at the roots, and there you go! An extra dose of volume quicker than you can say ‘blow dry’.