|Beauty Tips for Fine
Fine, straight hair usually contains too much
moisture. This is why the hair lays flat and limp.
It is important to keep the hair clean and dry.
If your hair is fine and not chemically treated,
get your stylist to recommend a good shampoo for
fine hair and forgo the conditioner. Once a week
protein treatments work wonders. Redken has two
protein treatments, P.P.T. or CAT, that work great.
If your hair is fine and chemically treated, permed
or coloured, use a shampoo for fine hair and a
conditioner that will work on the inside of the
hair. Use the conditioner more on the lengths
of the hair and try to keep it away from the scalp.
If the roots are free of conditioner, the hair
will be fluffier.
To style fine hair, first blow-dry the hair trying
to get more volume at the roots. Use a light styling
lotion to create volume without weighing the hair
For a fancier, fuller look, use Velcro rollers
on pre-dried hair and a light hair spray and apply
heat. Hot rollers are excellent also. Aerosol
hair sprays work best on fine hair because they
don't weigh the hair down.
A good haircut to remove split ends is highly
recommended. Ask your stylist to recommend a haircut
that will compliment your fine hair and suit your
Very long hair is usually not recommended for
fine, thin hair. If you must wear it long, keep
the ends blunt and use a protein treatment once
a week. A colour or perm usually adds body to
fine, limp hair