Here are some simple ways to boost your hair volume, without the nasty chemicals:
Clean hair: Keep your hair fairly clean, and devoid of products. The less product you have in your hair, the less weighted down it will be.
Switch products: If you've been using the same brand of products for a while, you can get product buildup. Try switching shampoo and conditioner brands for a couple of weeks to clear out any buildup, then return to what you were using before.
Or switch to Bicarb Soda and Apple Cider Vinegar for a couple of weeks to clean the buildup. It will work well.
Change your parting: Style wise, try changing your part to away from where it naturally falls.
By moving your part to a less natural position on your head, the hair will get more natural lift.
Hot irons: You can use heat irons to give added lift and volume. Use the irons in an upwards motion, from as close to the scalp as possible right through to the end of the strand.
Tease it! Tease your hair for volume. Women in the 1960s used to get fantastic height by teasing their hair upwards into incredible "beehive" styles.
A word of warning: regular teasing but it will damage the hair structure. This is for special occasions only, if you want to keep your hair in good condition.
Choose a short, layered style. By removing weight from the hair, you'll create more lift, movement and volume.
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