Hair Tools 101: Straight Hair
Flat, limp, lifeless, boring—such are the terms often tossed around when describing straight hair. But fear not! With just a few choice products, you too can have a mane with all the curves and swerves that you so long for (even if it’s only on occassion). Read on for our must-have picks for straight hair.
The bane of many a straight-haired girl’s existence is of course an inherent lack of va-va voom (or in laypeople terms, volume). For straight hair that tends to run on the limp side, a volumizer such as L’Oréal Professionnel Texture Expert Volume Élévation Volumizing Serum-Gel will not only grant the hair a strong root lift, but it will also add an impeccable shine.
On the flip side, sometimes a little texture is all that the fine-haired need. For that, you will need a product that will add a bit of grit and hold. Try Redken Tousle Whip 04 Soft Texturizing Cream-Wax, which leaves hair pliable and moldable with a dash of mussed up sexiness to boot.
A Curling Iron
When it comes to essential heat tools, a good curler is straight hair’s best friend. Whether you are looking for oomph and volume or softly tousled, beachy waves, it’s the clipless curling wand (try Sultra The Bombshell Rod Curling Iron) that will get the job done on the quick and easy.
To ensure that your expertly coiffed locks don’t go limp in 60 seconds flat, be sure to mist your ‘do with a hefty dose of strong-hold hairspray. Sexy Hair Big Sexy Hair Spray & Play Harder Firm Volumizing Hairspray will give you a hold that is solid and stiff, ensuring that your hairstyle lasts through sundown.
Once your hair is buffed, puffed and styled to perfection, it’s a glossing spray that will add the finishing touch to keep your hair looking shiny and fresh. Go with Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Sheer Shine Mist, which uses encapsulated olive oil to add weightless shine to the hair.
What other tips do you have for straight-haired gals?
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