10 Volumizing Hair Hacks for Lifeless Locks
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10 Volumizing Hair Hacks for Lifeless Locks

When it comes to hair — bigger is always better. Flat hair can seem, well… lifeless. And there is nothing worse than starting your morning with a bad hair day. You already have your 5 minute hair hacks but the options don’t end there. From root sprays to styling techniques, now you can add that volume back into your hair with these 10 volumizing hair hacks.

1. Wavy Bob: Section your hair off, and use a 3/4 inch to curl the ends. Finger comb for a natural look, apply some hairspray and you’re ready to go. It’s that easy. (via This Time Tomorrow)

2. Tease Your Hair: Teasing isn’t only for a Snooki-esque look. A well done tease is the foundation for versatility. You can add a headband, pull your hair back into a ponytail or just leave your tresses down. (via Makeup)

3. Pantene Root Lifting Spray Gel ($6): A root spray gives you instant volume and shine. Just spray it on your roots and follow your daily styling routine for 24-hour volume.

4. Diffuse Your Curls: We all know curly hair can be unpredictable. Use a diffuser to guarantee defined, frizz-free curls with volume. (via Beauty and Sass)

5. Extreme Curls: Love playing with hairstyles? Use root spray, pins and hot tools to take volume to the next level with this look from the Marc by Marc Jacobs runway show. (via Beauty Launchpad)

6. Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo ($20): Oil is the enemy of volume. This dry shampoo absorbs that oil to add body, lift and ultimately volume to dull hair without washing it. Oh, and your hair will feel so fresh and so clean.

7. Beach Waves: This tutorial will give you the casual yet voluminous beach waves ideal for frolicking in the summer sun. (via Beautylish)

8. Overnight Waves: Make the most out of your nighttime beauty routine by sleeping in braids and undoing them in the morning for effortless waves. (via Top Inspired)

9. Go Retro: Get mad for Mad Men with this mod half-pony tutorial. (via Brit + Co.)

10. Master The Blowout: Now you can get a fantastic blowout at home with this easy-to-follow tutorial. And if you want additional volume, try blow drying your hair upside down. (via Cupcakes and Cashmere)

Which of these volumizing tricks will you try? Let us know in the comments below.