Backcombing Tutorial 1

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My hair is very fine.  For being so fine, it’s rather dense and the combination of the two makes it impossible to hold any style.  Or should I say nearly impossible.  If you have a hard time getting height at your crown, check out the video below to see how I get enough volume to rival the girls of Pretty Little Liars.

 

So does backcombing and hairspray really do the trick?  With a couple other key ingredients, yes.  I make sure to use a root lifting spray along the top and crown of my hair before blow-drying.  I also use a comb with a few rows of teeth rather than a backcombing brush so my hair holds.

Backcombing Tutorial 2

My hair isn’t nearly as long as in the tutorial, but adding pins to the side helps keep the volume in place and allows a less structured appearance.  I can’t believe I never tried backcombing before…I’ve been missing out!

Backcombing Tutorial 3

 

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