Having wavy hair situates you somewhere between curly-haired women and straight-haired women. In a way, you can use tips and tricks that are applicable to both types of hair, but sometimes having half curls may become frustrating. In case you don’t want to go for a silky, straight look all the time, here are a few ways you can easily tame and define your curls by using hair products and hair styling tools. All these solutions take 5 minutes or less, so you must try them!
Hair products that flatter wavy hair
If you wake up with a messy hairdo that looks half straight and half wavy, or you went to the beach and enjoined a nice day in the sun and the water, you definitely need to use a few styling products before you go out. Assuming that you don’t have time for a session of shampooing and conditioning, you can apply any type of creamy styling product starting from your roots to your temples. This is meant to tame the hair that is not too wavy anyway. In addition, you should apply a volume mousse on your curly ends. The volume mouse dehydrates your hair, making it lighter, thus sustaining the waves that were previously formed.
Not wearing a silky cap on your head while you sleep will definitely damage the curls that form on the outer layers of your hair. So, if your hair looks hopeless and you have no waves to define, but only portions of dull hair, then you should sweep your hair to the other side or to a side where you don’t part it normally. In this way you will uncover the more defined strains of your hair that might get you through the day. Don’t skip over applying any type of foam for curly hair, especially next to your roots.
Hair styling tools that help with wavy hair
Using hair styling tools might not be something you’re crazy about, but they are of great help especially when you are in a big hurry. If you are the proud owner of a curling iron, you can use it to define some of your curls. If you don’t own one yet,That’s Foxy will deffinitly be able to help you find the curling want or iron. In less than 5 minutes, you have enough time to wrap a few hair strands on the curling iron and create a nice wavy effect that covers the mess under it. Indeed, the curling iron involves heat that is harmful for your hair, but you can use the lowest level of heat and obtain the same results.
The flat iron is a hair styling tool you can rely on as well. If your hair is long enough, you can use it as a curling iron by wrapping your long strands of hair around it. Also, a great way of using the flat iron to curl your hair is to braid it, flatten the braid manually and then apply heat on it before letting it loose again. The thickness of the braids depends on how tight you want your curls to be.
Although all these methods are effective and quick, do not skip over deep conditioning your hair and properly styling it when you have enough time on your hands. However, whenever you are in a hurry, you can pick one and try it or combine them for the perfect look!