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What hair products for keeping styles in really silky hair
Arrrrgh, my hair is so silky that it doesn't hold a style. My hairdresser used straighteners to create messy waves and it looked lovely...for all of about 2 hours! I'm hoping to recreate the look myself (when my straighteners arrive) but at the moment am only rough drying it to try and create texture, but even with 2 lots of strong hold mousse and hairspray it just goes poker straight. It's like bloody teflon! Can anyone recommend products that will hold waves in place for a whole day (and preferably longer)?
Also, should I stop using conditioner when I wash my hair? It's colour treated and shoulder length so I think I should use it, but maybe it's making it worse!
My hair is the same, nice and shiny and soft but doesnt hold a curl (or even grip a Bobby pin!) I like root powders for boost and grippyness (I just have a cheapy from Boots, they're all pretty similar) and salt spray for curls. I think my salt spray is the Loreal one, it was about £6 from memory.
I like dry shampoo too to help hold styles but unfortunately all these things take a bit of shine out.
Renarde, thanks. Oh god, yes to not holding a grip! Stuff just seems to slide off of my hair I've found the sea salt spray quite good, but dulls the shine too which is a shame. I'll give it a go with the straighteners when they arrive. I'll look into the root boost powders too because I've heard before they have good staying power!
Bah, thanks. Is clarifying shampoo non-moisturising then? I have a feeling I'm too nice to my hair and maybe should stop using nourishing shampoos and conditioners because my hair might not need them. It's fine and doesn't feel dry in any way. Maybe some spray PVA glue would do the job
Charles Worthington Volume Texturising spray is good. AlsoDryshampoo ruffled through your hair. Would it help to not wash your hair on the day that u are going to curl it. I find my hair holds a curl/wave better when unwashed/ with dry shampoo/ bit of the Charles Worthington speay and then Elnette too
I have very fine and silky hair. I have found that Tesco's mouse in a purple canister holds it really well. I was given babyliss curl secret for Christmas and my curls hold all day which is amazing for my hair. It's a combination of the two.
Crunchy, that looks like an instrument of torture Is it easy to use? I've just ordered the adjustable Bed Head "A Wave We Go" deep waver plus the Babyliss thin straighteners for when I want a less uniform result. Can't wait for them to arrive.
I find it's quite different to sea salt spray , it's a drier more powdery texture, but not as powdery as dry shampoo. I use it more for up dos for my work but also use it for beachy waves. Just gives hair a bit more grip ...
Also another thing that works for me is using sea salt spray ( I use the Toni and Guy one in the grey pump action bottle ) on damp hair then blow drying as normal and that really " oomphs" my hair up a bit.