Not all of us are blessed with thick and luscious hair, no matter how much we try and take care of our hair. For us, the struggle to keep our hair looking thick and voluminous is real. So we rely on hairstyles and illusions to get the volume we desire.

Take a look at our list of hacks to fake voluminous hair...

Avoid heavy conditioners
 

Avoid heavy conditioners

We all want deep nourishing conditioners that make our hair feathery soft to the touch. But these heavy and thick conditioners might be one of the reasons your hair looks flat and dull. Minimise the use of heavy conditioners as they add weight to the ends of the hair, causing the top and scalp to look flat. Try conditioners are like the Dove rejuvenated volume conditioner. It provides nourishment and volume at once.

Blow dry upside down
 

Blow dry upside down

If you blow dry your hair regularly, use the upside-down technique. Flip your hair upside down and blow-dry using your fingers. Don’t use a hair brush till your hair is almost all dried. Wet hair is weaker than dry and combing hair when wet will only cause breakage and hair fall.

Back comb
 

Back comb

Back combing or teasing your hair will help you add volume to any look you pick! Back comb a small section of your hair and cover it with a bigger section, the teasing will give the illusion of thicker hair.

Dark hair spray
 

Dark hair spray

Bald spots or sparse areas can be very embarrassing. Use a dark hair spray on the roots to cover up any sparse spots. If you use dry shampoos, get a dry shampoo with brown or black tint.

Get the right haircut
 

Get the right haircut

Get a haircut. If you have long hair, cutting your hair short is the easiest solution. Long hair weighs down your hair and makes it flat on the top. So, rush to the Lakmé salon near you and get a new hairdo. Hairstyles like layers, steps will help you trick people into believing your hair is thicker than it is. Don’t get bangs. Bangs draw attention to sparse and bald spots on head.

Go for hair colour highlights
 

Go for hair colour highlights

A simple yet not so known hack to make hair look thick is to get highlights. Multi coloured strands create the illusion of more hair. Rush to your nearest salon and get natural coloured highlight.