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7 tips for curly hair to turn up the volume

A professional hairstylist can cut your hair in a way that creates volume and eliminates frizz. Even the way your hair is cut can define each curl. The right hair cut for your hair type is a powerful way to elevate your curls. Product buildup can prevent curls from forming properly. Depending on how your products are formulated, deep conditioners, detangling products, styling creams, and mouse can weigh down your curls. Rinse upside down to lift at your scalp and roots with your fingers to create texture.

This is especially true for products that are meant to give you a lot of hold, as they often contain adhesive-like ingredients that bind and clump your strands together. The trouble with these is that they leave behind build-up and residue, even after washing. You use small, inexpensive metal clips to hold your roots upright while your hair dries. If you have curly hair, you likely know the struggles of adding volume to the top of your hair.

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I decided to stop fighting my 2C-3A curls this summer. But what I’ve found is that I’m just fighting my hair in a different way. The funny thing is that the opposite technique works perfectly for those with curly curls. Instead of letting your curls dry “hanging”, plopping will accordion your curls, helping them keep their defined, spiral shape. There are many options, so pick one that will give your curls what they need, as well as providing a lift and thickening.

This item is eligible for free replacement, within 10 days of delivery, in an unlikely event of damaged, defective or different item delivered to you. You can also return the product within 10 days of delivery for full refund. We may contact you to ascertain the damage or defect in the product prior to issuing refund/replacement. As Shab notes, it’s definitely for those with waves. Root clipping isn’t for those who are faking a curl, it’s for any “2B curly hair types and up, to increase volume at the roots” and enhance their ringlets.

Styling your hair when it’s wet is one of the best ways to add volume at the roots. When your hair is wet, it is much easier to shape and manipulate into the style you desire. Spray your dry hair at the roots and then gently scrunch. This method helps to set your roots in a lifted position, increasing volume to get you the bigger hair that you really want.

For the picking method, use a pick or a stick to separate it from the roots if you have tighter coils. All returns must be received within 14 days of original purchase date to qualify for a refund. Your item must be in original packaging, UN-used, has not been washed, UN- soiled and in good and working condition.

Take the clips out once the hair is completely dry. As you can see, I don’t clip my hair along any particular parting. root sheath pulled out After applying shampoo to your hair or co-washing, tip your head forward and rinse your hair upside down.

I also use the little protruding grips inside the diffuser to ‘lift’ my roots as I dry them. I anchor the diffuser in my hair, near the roots, and then move the diffuser up an inch or two, lifting it at the root. This dries the roots at a ninety degree angle to my head, creating volume. If you’re diffusing your hair, try using a wide tooth comb or afro comb to lift and hold the top section whilst aiming the diffuser towards it. This gives the top section the chance to dry without the bottom section weight pulling it down.

Do this on hair that’s 80% dry and remove the clips once your hair has dried completely. You will instantly see volume at the roots of your hair. Most likely that’s too heavy for your hair which is why it’s going flat not long after washing. Using lightweight, protein rich conditioner and/or styling products? Apply your mousse straight away, and then diffuse straight away. Just started this curly girl stuff and although my curls are nicer my hair is constantly flat in top.