Beauty SOS: How To Get Big, Sexy Hair According To The Pros

19 March 2014

Beauty SOS: How To Get Big, Sexy Hair According To The Pros

V05 Plump It Up Mousse

"Plump It Up Mousse is the hair hero for ultimate body and bounce! It's lightweight formulation adds long-lasting lift without weighing hair down. Work through towel dried hair from root to tip before blow drying and use a large brush for that ultimate voluminous style."

- Aaron Carlo, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.vo5.co.uk/">Vo5 [/a]Celebrity Stylist

La Biosthetique Volume Spray

"To create volume in fine hair first towel dry the hair until it is 80% dry. Then, using a good volume spray lotion (I like La Biosthetique Volume Spray) into the roots and massage in, then using a vent brush blow dry the hair and roughly pull the roots to create the volume, re-spray a second time and repeat blow drying process as before and then style as desired. This build up of product prevents the hair from falling into its natural flatness."

- Amy Heath, Stylist,[a target="_blank" href="http://www.fourlondon.com/"> FOUR London[/a]

Living Proof Full Shampoo and Conditioner

"Full creates amazing body, plus it is silicone and oil free so it doesn't leave any greasy residue to weigh hair down."

- Chris McMillan, Jennifer Aniston's Hair Stylist

Bumble and bumble Dry Spun Finish

"When things are looking a bit flat I just spray some of this into my roots. It works a bit like a dry shampoo adding lift, volume as well as a texture".


- Lily, Blogger, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.lilypebbles.co.uk/">Lilypebbles[/a]

Bumble and bumble Pret-a-Powder

"To refresh hair and add instant volume, shake Pret-a-powder gently, like a salt shaker, at the roots. Continue working down the lengths of the hair in sections, to make sure the powder is evenly distributed. Use your hands to massage the product in at the roots. Brushing through the hair with a flat brush is also a great way to make sure product is distributed evenly and any excess is removed. You can also shake the powder into your hands and massage into spots where hair needs a bit of extra body and grip."

- Laurent Philippon, [a target="_blank" href="http://www.bumbleandbumble.co.uk/index.tmpl">Bumble and bumble[/a][a target="_blank" href="/weblogEntries/Bumble%20and%20bumble%20Editorial%20Stylist"> [/a]Editorial Stylist

Ah, the allure of Bardot-esque sexy big hair. It looks so effortless, yet can so often end up looking just plain messy, rather than tousled and undone. We've asked a pack of bloggers, experts and our beauty team for their favourite products and techniques to get some lift in at the roots, without the unwelcome dragged-through-a-bush-backwards vibe. Whether you're looking for effortless volume or full-on big hair, there's something here for you.

Read on to find out how to attain the hair you've always dreamed of...

- By Daniela Morosini of Couture and Crumpets


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