Glam Bouffant Hair Tutorial in 2 Ways

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Are you looking for a hair-raising and party-worthy hairstyle? Then look no further than glam bouffant hair, inspired by the swinging ’60s! We love this voluminous hairstyle idea that’s ideal for a fancy soiree or fun night out on the town! To help you learn how to create this glamorous ‘do at home, we’re sharing two modern ways to rock bouffant hair. These bouffant hair tutorial ideas include the classic look with straight hair and a tutorial for curly girls, complete with accent braids and a cute bow hair clip.

Ready to try your hand at this fun hairstyle? Here’s how to get the look at home:

Step 1

Prep your hair.

This glam bouffant hair look is all about volume, so give your mane a body boost by giving it a fresh wash. 

glam bouffant hair tutorial clean hair
Step 2

Apply a headband.

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

glam bouffant hair add a headband
Step 3

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!

glam bouffant hair tutorial tease hair
Step 4

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 the teasing you’ve just done!

glam bouffant hair tutorial brush hair
Step 5

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 some bobby pins.

glam bouffant hair tutorial add volume
Step 6

Final look: Set with hair spray.

To help ensure that your hair doesn’t drop or fall flat throughout the day, give your mane a healthy dose of Dove Style + Care Extra 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.

glam bouffant hair tutorial
Step 1

Add oil to clean hair.

To begin, apply a few pumps of TIGI Copyright Custom Create Colour Lustre Oil to your hair to tame frizz and to enhance manageability while styling your mini bouffant.

apply oil to start off a mini bouffant hair tutorial
Step 2

Section hair.

Using a rat-tail comb, create a section at the middle of your hair for your mini bouffant.

create a half updo section for your mini bouffant hair tutorial
Step 3

Create your mini bouffant.

Tease the crown of your hair to create a bump, then gather the ends of your section and use bobby pins to secure in place.

pin hair back to create a mini bouffant hair tutorial
Step 4

Add accent braids.

Take a section of hair and create a small braid on each side of your hair.

spice up your mini bouffant hair tutorial with skinny braids
Step 5

Set with hairspray.

To finish, set your mini bouffant with a holding spray like TRESemmé TRES Two Extra Hold Hairspray for an all-day hold.

finish the bouffant hair tutorial with hairspray
Step 6

Seal it with a bow.

Last but not least, top your mini bouffant off with a cute bow accessory! Now you’re in full holiday swing!

a bow is a pretty final touch to a mini bouffant

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