How To Blow Dry Your Hair
Just like each person has different needs, even different types of hair have different needs. The methods can be different for curly, straight, fine, thick, etc. type of hair. The article talks about four major types.
Mistakes Women Often Make Whole Blow Drying
There are a lot of things that only professionals know about blow drying, so there are a lot of mistakes women commonly make. There are some common mistakes women make while blow drying and also how can solve them.
- Not Enough Bounce And Volume
Many-a-times after blow drying your hair you may feel that they have no bounce and volume, what you could do for that is use your hand to comb your hair roots and blow dry.
- When Hair Is Wet
This is one of the most common mistakes that are made by womenwhile blow drying. Towel dries your hair before blow drying.
You will achieve nothing by blow drying your super wet hair; it’s only going to be a waste electricity and time. So make sure you dry your hair with a towel as much as you can before blow drying your hair.
- Hot Or Cold
We all know that there is a cold air setting in most blow dryers and even though it takes more time in that mode, but still it won’t damage your hair at all. So it is recommended that unless you have to style your hair keep it in the cold mode.
- Correct use of products
If you want to apply a lot of products on your hair, then make sure that you applythe right quantity at the right spot. Always start from the roots and advance towards the tips, this will help you add more volume to the hair, applying it at the tips first will bring the hair down.
- Use The Right Brush
Largerbrush will be smoother your hair. Brushes with the metal core or bristles should be keeping away from as they heat up and it will harm your hair, these brushes give you a smoother finish but end up damaging your hair.
- Use Heat Protector While Styling
Heat can damage your hair very much, so always try to protect it from the heat that may damage it. Lots of heat protection sprays are commercially available, so it is advised that you use them before styling.
Steaming For Healthy Hair
Steaming is essentially done to add moisture and shine to the hair. Steaming is a very good way to add life to your dull hair, make it bouncy and reduce breakages. It is great for people with curly hair as it refreshes the curls, making them soft and shiny. Steaming enables stretching that it reduces shrinkage and elongates the curls. Steaming can be done at home as well by using the available steamers in the market.
Blow drying long hair.
The reason why we blow dry is to get voluminous and silky hair. Knowing the correct technique is going to help you keep your hair healthy and smooth.
- Prepararing your hair
To prepare your hair for blow drying rub some smoothing serum on your moist hair. Rubit on your palms and then apply it on your hair. Then use a hairbrush to apply the serum uniformly and start pre drying the hair. Occasionally, use your hands to massage your scalp and hold the top layers with clips.
- Drying Your Hair
Set it at high heat for the pre drying state and use a flat nozzle while drying. Start from the back, take up small sections to dry and style efficiently. Use abrush obviously large round for a good outcome. Again, start from roots to tips for a fuller and shinier look.
For styling roll the layers to the front with the brush while drying. Always keep your hair and brush close together for a sleeker look. Once styling is done use the cold setting to set the style in place.
Blow Dry Short Hair
There is nothing cuter than women with short hair these days. Short has become the new sexy, and styling short hair is pretty easy.
For styling short hair the products that you may need are cream and extra hold gel/wax. You’ll need this to get the soft and touchable texture that’ll stay even when you go outside. Mix a little amount of styling cream and a pea-size amount of the extra hold gel/wax.
Set the dryer to medium speed and the heat setting to medium as well; focus the flow of air in the direction that you want to set your hair. What you are doing is, you are directing the flow of air from the dryer to the roots to lift the cuticles.
After blow drying and setting, it’s time to hold all of it so that it doesn’t go off when you step out of your house. Use a pea sized amount of pomade and spread it on your fingers, and apply it to the ends of your hair. Continue to set different layers of your hair.
Blow Drying Fine Hair
The aim is to get the thick look with volume. So here are some techniques to achieve such a look.
To get voluminous hair, you will require a large amount of hair mousse.Hair has to be towel dried and then rub the mousse starting from roots to tips.
Pre-dry your hair and use velcro rollers to lift up your roots.
Attach the narrow nozzle to the dryer for styling your hair. Set it at low speed and high temperature.
Take the ceramic brush to give your roots a life as it has heat retention properties. Increase the heat and role it at the ends. Work the lower layers till they’re completely dried out, once they dry out you can focus on the upper layers.
When your hair in velcro rollers dry out, use fingers for lifting them up and style them. Don’t use a ceramic brush for this. Set your hair with the blow dryer on cold setting and use some hair spray to set it.
Blow Drying Curly Hair
The aim here is to get a tangibly smooth texture and shine that gets shaped as you desire.
If you want to shape your curls, then use a curl enhancing product on your hair and comb to evenly spread the product from the roots to the ends and then begin shaping your curls with your fingers. This way you can create pretty curls.
Curly hair has to be dried while lifting and cupping your hair at until he ends, unlike straight hair. Ensure that you use the nozzle meant for the curly hair. As you will have the curl enhancer on your hair, disturbing or squeezing your hair may disturb the curls.
Keep the dryer settings at medium to the high heat and low speed for best results.
Touch a part of your hair to find out whether your hair has dried. If it has, massages the scalp in a spherical motion and continue to dry it with a blow dryer. Once it dries up, change the setting and adjust it to a lower temperature and let the cool air to set your hair curls. Then apply a dew size drop of pomade through the hair to set it and make it soft, smooth and set.