How to dry fine hair
Washing can make your locks feel heavier with the weight of water, which can lead to loss of definition and volume. Don’t forget to apply thermal protection before blow drying to protect your locks from overheating and dryness.
- Spray a volumizing and firming lotion before blow drying as it really works. Look for the words ‘texture, hold and thickness’ on product packages. Don’t forget, though, that applying a lot of product isn’t always a good idea, especially if you’re applying it to the roots. It’s better to start at the tips and work your way up. Don’t overdo it with lotions – opt for lighter textures.
- Gently brush the strands while drying. It’s best to blow dry hair 80%-90% first and only then use a hair brush. Don’t brush at the roots but rather the sides and back, which can sometimes give a bit of extra volume.
- Blow-drying hair with the hair dryer on top of the brush rather than underneath it will help lift the roots. For a more dramatic effect, hold the strands up and ‘push’ them away from the head at a 45° angle to dry the roots this way.
- Try blow drying at a maximum heat and a medium speed so that hair won’t fly loose and frizz-free.
- And of course don’t forget the good old fashioned ‘head down’ method-it’s not forgotten but it’s a