The Secret to Creating the Perfect Middle Part Is Easier Than You Think

Say goodbye to volume and hello to your new perfectly sleek style.

The perfect middle part seems easy enough to create, right? Just grab a rat tail comb or even a bobby pin, section off your hair, and *poof!* you’re good to go. Well, as the hair trends change and sleek styles are coming into play much more frequently, the secret to creating the perfect middle part has changed.

It’s no longer about taking a teasing comb to your roots for that messy volume at the base of your strands. These days, it’s all about sleek strands and grounding them with the perfect middle part. Are you curious how you can create this look at home? Read on:

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Say goodbye to volume and hello to the sleekest look of your life.

Say your goodbyes to loads of volume and height and give a flatter, sleeker style a spin. The latest iteration of the classic middle part is all about that sleek and shiny look. That center part extends all the way to the back of the top of your head rather than ending abruptly into that tell-tale voluminous poof that screams, ‘I’m addicted to my teasing comb.’

Start off by protecting your hair with a product that’s formulated to protect your strands and add some major shine too. Dove Style+Care Smooth and Shine Heat Protection Spray is our go-to for when we want a style that boasts that sleek finish. Spray your hair with this heat protection spray, comb through your strands, and use your flat iron to create a sleek, straight style.

Next up, you’ll want to make the most of a hydrating hair serum. Pump out a dime-sized amount of Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Smoothing Hair Serum and warm the product up between your hands. Start applying the product at the ends of your hair and slowly work your way up so that the bulk of the product treats your ends and so you can avoid an oily scalp.

Last but not least, mist TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Smooth Hold Level 2 over the top of your hair and gently comb the hair down around your part to avoid flyaways and truly achieve that flat, perfect middle part look.