We all have bad hair days — times when your hair just won’t stay put or behave. You move on with your day by throwing your hair into a bun or braiding it. But did you know what causes bad hair days – cowlicks. Never heard of this term before? Don’t worry we’ll explain what it is and ways to get rid of it.
What is cowlick?
First things first, it’s got nothing to do with cows or licking.
A cowlick is a small section of hair that grows in a different direction than the rest of your hair. Usually located at the crown of your head, it can also make an appearance near the hairline and can be pretty annoying to deal with. But there are ways to temporarily fix it.
Use a product that offers a strong hold
A stubborn cowlick can sometimes ruin your hairstyle, especially when you have an important event to attend. The easiest way to make it stay and prevent it from sticking out is by using a strong hold hair spray like the TIGI Bed Head Hard Head Hair Spray. This extra firm hold spray will keep your hairstyle in place, just the way you want it.
Use a hairdryer
Letting your hair air dry might be healthy for some hair types, but it can make your cowlick worse. Using a hairdryer is the best way to tame and control the way your hair looks, so use it to your advantage. With the help of a round brush and hairdryer, style your hair in place. Use the right hair products along with this trick and your hair wouldn’t budge.
Change your parting
Cowlicks shouldn’t be deciding how you want to wear your hair. But the way you part your hair can have a major impact. If your hair is sticking out, don’t waste your time trying to straighten or make it sit. Simply switch up your part. It’s the easiest way to cover your cowlick and give yourself a simple makeover.
Another way to hold that cowlick in place is by using a bobby pin. After styling your hair, pin your cowlick down with a bobby pin and proceed to do your makeup. By the time you’re ready to walk out of the door, your cowlick should have settled down a bit.
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