Whether you are seeking a bouncing bob or voluptuous curls, big hair is no small feat. We bring you five game-changing products for hair-raising volume
The Innovative Hair Line
Australian haircare label Mr Smith has landed in London. The luxury unisex line is renowned Down Under for its botanical products, loaded with essential oils and free from chemical nasties. The Mr Smith volumising shampoo and conditioner are both packed with wheat protein for long-lasting bounce and shine. “The more protein in a shampoo or conditioner, the more volume,” explains creative director Freda Rossidis. “For instant root lift after washing, apply mousse to a paddle brush and work through hair, concentrating on the root area. Then dry using high heat to add instant volume.”
The Foundation by Mr Smith is also creating a buzz for its styling credentials, giving a gutsy oomph to fine hair and smoothing unruly, frizzy locks. “Apply a small amount when blow drying your hair. Tip your head upside down and use a hairdryer on a medium heat, then finish by using a soft paddle or round brush.”
Mr Smith haircare from £25, salon64.co.uk
The Revolutionary Tool
While at first glance it may look more like a kitchen appliance than a hair-enhancing device, The O by Cloud Nine is your best friend when it comes to vivacious curls at record speed. This revolutionary device heats rollers in less than four seconds. Unfurl after around twenty minutes for voluptuous bounce. You’ll never look back.
The Foolproof Brush
Tame an unruly mane with an extra-large barrel brush by GHD. Natural bristles grip your hair for smooth and controlled styling, while the supersized cylinder creates soft volume. Tip: brushing breaks wet hair, so wait until your coiffure is touch-dry.
The Stylish Dryer
Our favourite hairdryer of the moment? The sleek, lightweight LanaiBlo, which can be personalised with your name, or a word of your choosing. Pick from glossy black, white or popping pink colours, all of which come with an extra-long cord for easy manoeuvring. The 2400 watt dryer is one of the fastest and lightest on the market, high-powered for smooth, shiny locks.
The Magic Dust
Sprinkle David Mallett’s opulent gold dust on the roots of your hair for long-lasting, buildable volume. Suitable for sensitive scalps, simply dust, tousle and go.