Thin Hair Hacks
05 February 2019

3 Practical Hair Hacks for Thin Hair For Bounce & Volume

Thin hair is usually the easiest type of hair to style. But sometimes all you want is that voluminous thick hair like Queen B! #bighairdontcare.


With a little bit of patience and practice, you can easily achieve volume and bounce on your natural hair. No need to visit the hair salon to have expensive hair extensions put into your locks. These looks can definitely be achieved at home for va va volume baby! #winnning

Try these 3 practical hair hacks for thin hair to get more bounce and volume. 

#1 Blow Dry Your Hair Upside Down
#2 Add Some Waves
#3 Backcomb Your Hair


#1- Add volume by blow drying your hair upside down


This trick is an oldie but a goodie. Sometimes going back to basics is really the best way to achieve the most simple hair hacks. Do this hack every time you’re drying your hair to build the foundation at the roots for volume. When you tip your hair upside down you’re encouraging the roots to be lifted.


Here's How To Do This Trick:

  1. Add instant volume to your locks by drying your hair normally until it’s 80% dry. 
  2. Tip your hair upside down and point the hair dryer facing down. 
  3. Flip your hair upright and you should see volume from the roots. 
  4. Spritz hairspray to hold the style.


#2 - Add some waves for thicker hair


Adding waves to thin hair can create extra volume and an effortless look every day. Beachy waves are a great look for thin hair girls. It’s a look that can be worn for any occasion whether it be a formal or a casual coffee date.

Use the Smooth & Wave to create beautiful waves. It pretty much does the job for you. If you’re looking for added  volume, especially at the roots, try using  hot rollers like the Ultimate Salon Setter, it comes with different sized rollers so you can control how loose or tight you want your curls to be. 


#3 - Backcomb your hair to add volume for any style


This hack can be done in conjunction with the first two hair hacks above. Backcombing your hair is really the best way to add extra volume that can last all day. With that in mind, there’s a right way and a wrong way. The wrong way can really damage your hair! 



Here's How To Backcomb Thin Hair:

  1. Section your hair into three sections, the first/bottom section underneath your ears, the middle below the temples and the top section on top of the head. 
  2. Spray hairspray at the roots of each section starting at the back and working your way up to the top first section. 
  3. Using your backcomb, pull one section of hair taught horizontally and using your comb,  push back towards the scalp into the roots. Do this motion up to three times to obtain volume and create a cushioning at the roots.
  4. Repeat on all sections.
  5. The top section will look a little “fluffy” after backcombing, so to smooth this, take your comb again and gently smooth from the roots to ends 
  6. This can be a foundation for any style that you choose to do whether it be a high ponytail or even curling your hair.

If backcombing isn’t your thing, you can try using a crimper to create texture in the bottom sections of your hair. Say what? Yes, a crimper is more than a tool for 80's parties and dance competitions, you can use it to amp up the volume!


Here's How to Use a Crimper to add Volume:

  1. Section your hair into 3 sections.
  2. Use a crimper to crimp the bottom two sections
  3. Unclip the top section and smooth it over the crimped hair to give it more volume.


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