April 2, 2015 Diana Crisan Hair

The Best Products for Adding Texture to Straight Hair

Girls are green with envy at your naturally straight hair, but what they don’t understand is how hard achieving volume or texture can be! Waking up to limp locks or strands that go flat on a fun night out are gone for good thanks to these bodifying products sent from the hair heavens above. So, if you’re ready for a little oomph to your ‘do, let’s get to it!

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Texturizing Powder

An easy way to land some extra body up top, texturizing powder not only absorbs any oils weighing your hair down, but it also creates effortlessly-chic waves for an intentional “bed-head” vibe. Just sprinkle your dry strands and rock that messy look!

Product Recommendations: Garnier De-Constructed Texture Tease, Shu Uemura Texture Wave Dry Finishing Spray

Thickening Lotion

A bodifying hair lotion is a surefire way to build extra volume and texture, while controlling frizz and adding shine. Just apply to towel-dried hair and style as usual for full, luscious locks!

Product Recommendations: Redken Thickening Lotion 06 All Over Body BuilderKérastase Spécifique Lotion Densitive GL

RELATED: The Textured Pony

Instant Lift Spray

Instantly perk up those strands and strengthen hair fibers with a lifting spray that lasts all day. Spray all-over for a full body effect or target your roots and tease for a quick lift fix!

Product Recommendations: L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT High Lift Creation Spray, Pureology Pure Volume Instant Levitation Mist

Volumizing Foam

Mousse is back and better than ever! A lightweight foam is the perfect way to add maximum body and bring softness to straight locks — without the gross crunchy effect. Just work a dollop (seriously, just a little!)  into damp hair and scrunch for silky waves or blowdry for va-va-volume!

Product Recommendations: Shu Uemura Ample Angora Volumizing Light Foam, Redken Full Frame 07- Protective Volumize Mousse

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    About the Author: Diana creates on-trend beauty content for Makeup.com readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.