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Fine, frizzy hair - what do you do to make it manageable?
I have fine, naturally wavy hair (but lots of it). I used to have layers which I've grown out in the hope that my hair would become more manageable. It's currently a couple of inches past my shoulders.
I use a repair shampoo and conditioner bought from a salon, and a heat protection spray. Anything else seems to make my hair look greasy and weigh it down I dread to think how much the drawer of half used hair products has cost me
I do wash it every day which I've tried to reduce, but going out in the rain/wind/to the gym etc means that it usually needs doing daily. Dry shampoo only seems to last a few hours for me before my hair is looking limp.
I would really like to style without straighteners which I currently use every morning. If I leave it to air dry which takes several hours, it just looks awful- frizzy with bits sticking out everywhere. Occasionally I can manage to blow dry it to an acceptable standard but if I sleep on it I have to straighten it the next morning to salvage it as the underneath goes very curly overnight and the rest sticks out.
My hairdresser agrees that it is difficult, although manages to get it looking sleek and smooth just by blow drying so it is possible!
I would love to be able to plait my hair before I go to bed and wake up with lovely, loose waves. Instead I resemble a scarecrow!
Other people must also suffer with this type of hair - please share your styling secrets!
Can you French Plait? Dd has fine wavy/curly hair and lots of it and it needs straightening if she wants to wear it loose. However if I French plait it when its damp at night then it lies in beautiful waves the next day.
I think a Babyliss big hair might work well for you. I have similar hair, although generally I wear it curly so I think it might have more of a curl than hours. But fine, although thankfully quite full.
I have just started using the BBH in order to get away from wetting it every day (have started wearing a shower cap ). There is a knack to it but I have used it three or four times and have already mastered a 'smooth with slight flicks' style in about 5 minutes.