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How to add texture to hair

If you have fine or straight hair, then you’ll know that adding texture to your hair can be a challenge. However, with the right tips and tricks, it can be very easy to add texture to hair. In this article, our experts explain what adding texture means and how to give hair texture for all types of locks. So, whether you want to know how to add texture to short hair, add texture to fine hair, or add texture to straight hair, we’ve got you covered.

How to Add Texture to Hair: Woman with Wavy Hair

What do we mean by “add texture to hair”?

There is often a lot of confusion between wanting to add texture to hair vs. adding volume. Volume is an issue that affects all hair types, whereas those wanting to know how to give hair texture, generally have fine, straight hair. Fine hair is often harder to style and can be prone to grease, making the hair appear dull and flat. So, if you want to know how to add texture to fine hair, or just how to give hair texture, then read on for our top tips.

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How to add texture to hair?

Sea salt spray

Do you want to know how to add texture to short hair? Our experts recommend using sea salt spray. While this is often marketed at people with longer hair to get fresh, beachy waves, sea salt spray is the perfect tool for those wanting to add texture to short hair too. It works because you can create texture without the waxy finish you so often find with other styling products for short hair. For more tips and tricks, check out our article on how to use sea salt spray.

Don't aim for perfect curls

If you’re looking for a way to add texture to straight hair, then curling your hair is a great way to do this. But far from watching tons of tutorials to try and master the perfect curl, our experts recommend aiming for imperfect curls. If all the curls are going in different ways, then your hair will look naturally fuller. Plus, leaving out the ends of your hair will give a more natural, just-off-the-beach look.

Add hairspray before you style

This is a great tip if you’re wondering how to add texture to fine hair. If you have fine, hard-to-curl hair, adding hairspray before you style your hair will add grip and texture to your locks, which will make curls last longer. We recommend using our Coconut Milk & White Jasmine Hair Spray for textured hair that doesn’t fall flat.

Make dry shampoo your new best friend

Dry shampoo, the unsung hero for most hair dilemmas. If you want to know how to add texture to hair with a product, then dry shampoo is the way forward. For hair with great texture, our experts suggest flipping over your hair to apply your dry shampoo as this helps gently ruffle your roots – an automatic winner for adding texture. Love Beauty and Planet Coconut Water & Mimosa Flower Dry Shampoo is a great choice for adding texture, plus it smells gorgeous!

Get texture in your sleep

Sleeping with your hair in braids is a super simple and easy way to add texture to hair. Start with damp hair and then simply braid your hair how you want – check out our article on 4 Ideas for Easy Braided Hairstyles for some inspiration. In the morning take out your braids and voila – easy textured hair in no time. You may want to give your roots a spritz of dry shampoo to add volume to your roots or apply some hair oil to combat any frizz. We recommend our Vetiver & Jojoba Natural Oils Infusion for fresh smelling hair.

There you have it! Knowing how to add texture to hair has never been easier with these simple tips and tricks.


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