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Maximum Volume! How To Achieve Full Bouncy Hair At Home

Maximum Volume! How To Achieve Full Bouncy Hair At Home



ouncy hair is often the goal but for some, the bigger goal is saving time and money by doing your hair at home. How would you like to have the best of both worlds? Whether you’re on team natural or you have relaxed hair, healthy, bouncy hair can be easily achieved, and you don’t have to head to the salon for it. With a few tips, you can breathe life into your hair and enjoy it at its best.

It’s important to note at this point that having healthy hair isn’t an event, but a lifestyle. By sticking to fundamentals like sleeping with a bonnet on, moisturizing your hair often, and cleansing your hair and scalp regularly, you will be off to a good start. Having said that, here are more tips you can incorporate to achieve the bounce. 

Check out 9 proven ways to achieve big bouncy hair at home…

#1. Eat right

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A balanced diet, which includes proteins, fruits, and vegetables, is very important for the nutrition it provides your hair. Foods like almonds, tomatoes, flax seeds, and eggs should be incorporated into your diet for bouncy hair. In addition, ensure to drink at least eight glasses of water each day to keep your body, and hair, properly hydrated.

#2. Use baby powder

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If your hair is greasy, it’s likely to stay flat as grease bogs down the hair. While a good remedy is to get a wash, you may be too lazy to do that, plus, frequently washing your hair isn’t such a good idea. Instead, sprinkle a bit of baby powder on the scalp to help soak up the excess oil. Consequently, this adds volume to your hair.

#3. Try hair oils

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Hair oils do more than moisturize your hair, they are also known to add volume. The trick to achieving this is to oil your hair an hour or two before wash, and voila, it gives a good bounce. Explore options such as coconut oil, castor oil, olive oil, and almond oil.

#4. Consider a good beer

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No, we don’t mean to increase your beer consumption. Rather, rinse your hair with beer and watch the voluminous magic happen. This is a tried and trusted traditional method that adds shine and bounce. Simply rinse your hair with beer before shampooing and the rest, as they say, is history.

#5. Use hair mask

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Create a DIY hair mask or purchase an off-the-shelf hair mask to achieve bouncy hair. Finish off with a leave-in conditioner for that extra movement of your tresses. A deep conditioning mask, like an Aloe Vera mask, revives dry hair and adds moisture as well as bounce. 

How to make an Aloe Vera hair mask:

  1. Mix four teaspoons of fresh Aloe Vera gel with three teaspoons of honey and five teaspoons of coconut oil.
  2. Work it well into the hair; allow it to sit pretty for half an hour and then wash it off with shampoo.

#6. Try hot rollers

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This might sound old school, but it’s a surefire way to achieve big bouncy hair at home.

How to:

After washing your hair and applying setting lotion and/or mousse, partition the hair into sections and roll up. This will take a little time, so if you have chores now is the right time to get them done as you wait for the hair to dry completely. Once dry, carefully take off the rollers and apply setting hair spray to make curls last longer. Afterwards, style your hair with your fingers to your desired preference. 

#7. Do the Bantu knots

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How to:

After detangling your hair, spritz a little bit of water or mousse to keep it slightly damp. Split your hair into sections, pick a section of hair and twirl until spiral looking, then loop the strand into itself and tuck it in with bobby pins. This is better done overnight to retain curls but if done during the day, 5-6 hours would do the magic, especially after the hair is completely dry. If you want to achieve big bouncy hair at home, Bantu knots are a good bet.

#8. Consider dry shampoo

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Dry shampoo is a great time-saving option for achieving big bouncy hair at home. It cleans your hair without getting it wet and adds extra volume to the roots, thus, making your hair appear fuller. 

#9. Apply some heat

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How to:

After washing your tresses, apply a heat protectant and any other hair moisturizing and volumizing product that works for you. Section your hair and blow-dry section by section. Finish off with setting spray. 

More on how to achieve bouncy hair at home…

Watch this video for easy, practical tips

Great hair might not make a woman but it definitely helps” — Unknown. 

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