Glam bouffant hair tutorial: A step-by-step guide

All Things Hair | 28 February 2017
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The bigger the hair, the better!

 

After a hair-raising and party-worthy hairstyle? Then look no further than glam bouffant hair, inspired by the swinging ’60s! This voluminous hairstyle is ideal for a fancy soiree or night out on the town, and is sure to have more than a few heads turning! So, to learn how to get this glamorous ‘do at home, read on for our quick and easy hair tutorial.

 



A step-by-step guide to glam bouffant hair



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1

Prep your hair.

This glam bouffant hair look is all about volume, so give your mane a body boost, by washing it with the TIGI Catwalk Your Highness Volumising Shampoo and Conditioner. Then, blowdry your hair.

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2

Apply a headband.

Next, place a thin, stretchy headband over your hair, pushing it up so that it sits approximately 2 inches from your forehead.

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3

Apply a volumising spray.

To help create even more volume, spray the Dove Advanced Hair Series Oxygen Moisture Root Lift Spray to your roots, focusing on the areas just behind your headband.

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4

Tease your hair.

Next, using a comb, tease your hair at the roots to create body and height. To backcomb, start at the bottom of your strands and gently brush your comb towards your scalp.

Repeat this motion several times until you achieve mega volume!

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5

Smooth your hair.

Once you’ve backcombed your tresses, use your comb to gently smooth all of your hair back, for a polished finish. Be careful not to brush too hard though, or you’ll undo all of the teasing you’ve just done!

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6

Conceal your headband.

Then take an inch-wide section of hair from underneath your head, and pull it around your headband to conceal it. Secure this in place behind your ear with a bobby pin.

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7

Final look: Set with hairspray.

To help ensure that your hair doesn’t drop or fall flat throughout the day, give your mane a healthy dose of the VO5 Ultimate Hold Hairspray.

And just like that, your glam bouffant hair look is complete! Now go and show off your hair-raising ‘do to the world.