When you’ve got curly hair individuals mechanically assume it’s essential to have a whole lot of quantity, but it surely’s not all the time the case. If in case you have high-quality curly hair or lengthy curly hair, getting quantity on the roots will be fairly difficult.
A part of my Q&A reader sequence, this submit is all about going huge and how one can preserve top in your hair. It’s impressed by Andrea’s query:
“I’ve curly hair that has no quantity on the roots I attempted Deva clips however nonetheless no quantity, have you ever any recommendations on how one can get the curl to the foundation?”
Sure, I do have fairly just a few ideas and hopefully one in every of them, or at the least one in every of them, will be just right for you, Andrea. Try the video and maintain studying under.
Methods to get root quantity in curly hair:
Methods to get quantity in curly hair
1. Change your half
Usually our hair mechanically has a spot the place it likes to half and it’s the place you are inclined to put on it frequently.
However in case you change this to the opposite facet of your head, you immediately get a root quantity enhance. Your hair can have ‘learnt’ to develop flatter the place your half usually sits, so switching your half means you’re asking hair that usually lies flat to face up. The outcome: quantity.
Should you don’t like carrying your hair to the opposite facet, that’s okay, simply attempt transferring your half a bit bit – possibly make it a bit bit deeper or nearer to the centre and also you’ll see some quick quantity there.
2. Clip up the quantity
Should you haven’t heard of Deva clips earlier than, it’s based mostly on a Curly Woman Methodology utilizing Deva Curl Clips, which they’ve specialised for this method.
I simply use common pin curl clips, which do the identical factor – the clips maintain up your curls on the roots whilst you let your hair dry naturally. Alternatively, you should use a diffuser to hurry up the method.
This technique actually works for me, however I’ve discovered that you need to experiment and trial the clips in numerous elements of your hair and clip up completely different quantities of hair to see what actually works for you.
3. Diffuse your hair the wrong way up
My hair is usually very flat on the roots once I let it air-dry, however by utilizing a diffuser and holding my head the wrong way up, I’m able to dry quantity into my hair. By that I imply I’ve extra quantity on the root of my hair as a result of it’s hanging immediately out from my head somewhat than laying flat as I dry it.
Should you don’t like to make use of a whole lot of warmth in your hair, you may let it air-dry naturally, then blast it with a bit warmth after which use a cool shot simply to set it. Even just a bit bit of warmth to the roots will assist raise them, however the cool air shot reduces the hair’s ‘flexibility’ and makes it keep in place a bit higher.
4. Quantity powders
Quantity powders are a magic trick for immediate quantity on the roots. They do comprise some substances which aren’t in sync with the Curly Woman Methodology, however that’s why I don’t observe the CG Methodology to the letter.
These powders actually clear up the issue of flat hair they usually’re quick too, in order that you possibly can have nice hair and get out the door shortly.
Right here’s extra on how one can use quantity powders correctly.
5. Again combing
Should you don’t need to attempt quantity powders, go old skool. Get a high-quality comb and again comb on the roots of your hair. Should you’re light, this received’t actually harm your hair and it offers you that quantity raise precisely the place you want it.
Work across the again of your hair or wherever you need extra quantity, however keep away from your half line and hairline, and solely again comb the beneath layers. Then, when you’ve completed again combing, you may lay your completed curls excessive.
I’d like to know the way you’d get quantity in your curly hair, let me know within the feedback under.