Limp curls and a flat approach? With this simple trick from the internet, we can conjure up wow volume in our curly mane in no time at all...
Whether you have wavy or curly hair, you are probably also familiar with the following problem: Freshly washed and styled, our curls or waves look simply phenomenal! Full of volume and beautifully defined. But after just a few hours, the great volume at the roots disappears and the curls just hang down limp. Of course, you can add more fullness with a diffuser, but the effect doesn't last long here either. How good that we found this simple trick from social media. Everything you need: hair clips.
Already popular with the "Curly Girl" community on Instagram and TikTok, we have now discovered this secret tip for more volume. The technique is quite simple: before blow-drying, the hair is secured with bobby pins at the roots to create more volume. "This is definitely an easy way to achieve volume, which many people rarely have naturally in this hair area," explains Nubia Rëzo, a curly hair expert and owner of Rëzo Salon in New York City. "It's important that your roots match the volume of the rest of your hair. Otherwise, you will end up with hair that lies flat from the roots.”
First, wash your hair as usual. For defined curls, invest in a volumizing mousse or curl styling cream and work this into wet hair. Now attach the hair clips directly to the root of your curls. So the roots of the hair are slightly raised and dry in a “raised” position. Then let your curls air dry or choose a diffuser for extra volume. Then loosen the clips, run your fingers through the roots and loosen up the hairstyle.
Tip: If you need a quick volume boost without having to wash your hair first, you can also use the method on dry hair. Simply attach the hair clips as you would with wet hair, wait a moment and you're done!