Falling Flat? Your Go-To Guide for Fixing Limp Hair

Let's get to the root of it all.

In life, it’s not always our spirits that could use a bit of an uplift. It’s not the only thing that tends to fall flat. Limp hair can be such a downer and it has the ability to ruin an entire mood. What’s the quick fix? We’re pretty sure there are several hair hacks but we’re not sure if they all work the way we would like.

So, what does All Things Hair recommend? Only the best tips, of course. Read on for our top tricks and products for uplifting limp hair:

limp hair: straight
A good scalp massage can give you some lift at the root. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

1. A head massage? Yes, please.

Not only does a good head or scalp massage help you release some stress, it’s also a great hack to lift the roots on limp hair. Curly or wavy hair types can benefit as well with this technique: All you have to do is massage hair at the root section by section in an upward motion to force your roots to lift. Once you’ve got the height you desire, seal the deal with a firm-hold hairspray.

2. Use a mousse.

Listen, if you aren’t using mousse on your hair, you’re truly missing out. Gone are the days when mousse left your hair crunchy like potato chips. Apply Nexxus Styling Mousse Plus to your strands for adding volume to your hair.

3. Upgrade to a volumizing dry shampoo.

To be fair, just about any dry shampoo will help lift your hair a bit as it does absorb the oils that are weighing your hair down in the first place. However, switching to a volumizing dry shampoo won’t hurt either as they are formulated with other ingredients that give your limp hair the boost it really needs. Give Love Beauty and Planet Volume and Bounty Juicy Grapefruit Day 2 Dry Shampoo a go!

limp hair: curls
Brush through your curls for some voluminous action. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Add some curls.

Allowing your hair to do its own thing is cute and all but you can definitely add a bit of curl action to make your hair more voluminous. Use a large barrel curling iron to create big curls and then comb through to blend.

5. Wash with a volumizing shampoo and conditioner.

Sometimes, you just need to go back to where you started and make a change. In this case, you’re taking it back to the hair wash phase. This is probably where you need to make a switch to nip limp locks. Opt for using a shampoo and conditioning system like Love Beauty and Planet Volume nd Bounty Coconut Water & Mimosa Flower Shampoo and Conditioner.