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10 Tips for Voluminous, Healthy Red Hair

Boost Your Red Roots!

Updated: October 31st, 2023

We all want more voluminous hair, but sometimes it feels like our red hair is just plain flat. Here are 10 tips and tricks for how to get more volume in your red hair

READ: How Redheads Can Achieve Their Hair Goals

1. Try backcombing

The simplest way to apply more volume to your hairstyle is by teasing or backcombing. This is where you comb the hair backward at the root to create more volume.

2. Use densifying spray

Applying a densifying spray can help your hair have more hold when you style it and give you more volume at the root. 

3. Change your part

When your hair sits in the same spot day after day for too long it becomes used to that area. Switching your part will help the hair have more lift at the root.

READ: How You Should Part Your Red Hair: Is Your Part Out of Style?

4. Use rollers

Applying rollers to your hair can help give it body and volume. Apply large rollers to avoid adding too much curl. 

5. Flip your head

Hanging your head upside down when washing and drying can help the hairs have more lift and give you more volume. 

Looking for the perfect hair towel to go with your new volume? Look no further!

How to be a Redhead Soft Microfiber Hair Towel

When drying your hair opt to use a microfiber towel! Introducing the How to be a Redhead Soft Microfiber Hair Towel for Redheads. Because wet hair is at its most vulnerable, this custom microfiber towel gently and carefully absorbs moisture from your red hair and dries it quickly, all while protecting it from stretching and breakage. This design is uniquely shaped to wrap all of your hair securely (no matter the length), with an elastic strap to comfortably keep things in place. Your hair journey starts here, redheads.

6. Add dry shampoo

Even if your hair isn’t dirty, a spritz of dry shampoo can help to give it more hold and stiffen the root for more volume. 

7. Use mousse

Apply mousse to wet hair for added volume and body. If you have curly red hair, mousse is a great way to define your curls. 

8. Try a round brush

Give yourself an at-home blowout and instantly add volume, body, and texture to your hair when you blow-dry with a round brush

9. Get a trim

Most redheads have thick hair, and your hair might be weighing you down. Try getting a trim, getting it thinned, or even making a big chop to help hair bounce back at the root.

READ: How Often Should You Cut Your Red Hair? 

10. Skip a wash

Washing your hair too much could lead to it hanging flat. Try skipping a wash and using your “dirty” roots to your advantage.

Rock it like a Redhead!