Using crimpers to create volume, creating height with back comb, adding ridges as a finishing touch to add detail and to stop it looking dated.
Osis medium-strong hold hairspray, Osis soft dust volumizing powder
Work in some volume product if necessary.
Decide where you want the hair to comb back from.
Draw a zig zag line at this point (approximately from ear to ear).
Lift the section, brush back and check that you are happy with it from the front.
Work the crimpers through the crown area.
Starting from the bottom of the crown, begin to backcomb using powder or spray before to help, bending the edges underneath to create your shape as you move further up.
Once the hair is backcombed use the fork comb to raise some sections and spray into place.
Pick up half of the section and gently twist so you have a flat surface to run your hair grip across the scalp.
Take the other half and twist towards the middle and again run the hair grip along the scalp.
Soften and tease any areas out with the fork comb.
Start by working on the sides, leave out the hairline.
Backcomb the sides, sweeping the sides back and securing in place.
How to smooth out coarse curly hair and create a smooth detailed crown area, showing off texture in dark hair.
Babyliss Prima 3000 straighteners
hair serum, Osis flatliner heat protector, medium hold hair spray
A quick way of creating volume and ridges on thick hair, backcombing, creating a smooth finish.
Babyliss Prima 3000 straighteners, teasing brush, fork comb, elastics, grips
Medium hold hairspray