Tip 1: Basic and Fresh
Does your hair look great yet have a slight oil crisis near the roots? Relax, shampooing is not the only solution. Instead, firmly work some alcohol-based styling mousse into the hair near the scalp and then blow-dry the hair using a skeleton style brush. Working short hair near the scalp with your fingers while it dries is also a viable solution. The alcohol in the mousse will dry out your hair only slightly, which is ideal when combating oily hair near the roots. Another solution involves gently massaging a little baby powder or dry shampoo onto the scalp with both your hands. You will need to brush your hair afterwards to remove any greyish powder residue. The powder has an absorbing effect, which leaves the hair looking freshly washed.
Tip 2: From Wild to Tame
In the morning when you first look in the mirror you’ll find your hair standing up in all the wrong directions. Oh, and where did all the cowlicks come from? This calls for a quick hair taming session. Simply spray some styling oil into your hair or if you have long, dry hair, use a leave-in spray conditioner. Then style your hair using a large round brush. In lieu of the styling oil or spray conditioner, you can also use regular tap water which works well in either case. In order to keep your hair from getting really wet - and to avoid a long blow-drying session - moisten your hair by pulling a wet comb through it from the roots to the tips. Pass the comb under running water between strokes.
Tip 3: Hot Roller Tip
If the natural bounce of your hair has disappeared overnight and your hair keeps clinging to your scalp, heated rollers will bring new life and volume back to your hair in almost no time at all! Just put the pre-heated rollers into your dry hair and leave them in while you brush your teeth or enjoy your morning cup of tea. You can take the rollers out after ten minutes. Brush the cooled hair briefly and spray it with a hint of hairspray if you wish.
Tip 4: A Genuine Revival
It is very possible to quickly revive a short hairstyle, which has been created using gel or a wax-containing gel. However, do not use more gel as this would make your hair as stiff as a bristle. Rather than using more gel, simply use your wet fingers to bring the style back to your short hair.
Tip 5: Weight versus Volume
If you have styled your hair using mousse or hair spray you should first thoroughly brush out the previously used products. Only then is your hair ready for new styling aids. Leaving excessive amounts of styling aids in your hair will weigh it down and steal your hair’s lustre.