Wedding Hair Tips for Thin HairYour blissful day is just around the corner. Glancing about, everything seems to be in order. Flowers have been ordered and you had your way about the colors your wedding party should wear. Anxiously you look into the mirror and begin to wonder how you are going to wear your hair. If there was ever a day when you must look prettier, elegant and even perfect this would be the day. There’s just one slight problem, you have thin hair. Examining the baby fine texture of your hair makes your heart sink.
Help is on the way when you can be referred to a good reputable stylist who is familiar with thin hair. Your stylist will know exactly what to do with your hair. If you want to wear it up, she will know one of the smartest tricks is to wear the top part of the hair close and smooth to your head. In the crown area, there can be many curls, with or without a small hairpiece. However, if you are a do it yourselfer, the easiest way to achieve a cluster of curls would be to use a micro based wiglet with many curls. They come inexpensively with a synthetic match to your hair and would probably be the answer to your problem. Depending upon where you want the curls would be dependant upon where you’d want to put two tight pin curls for the comb on the base to slip easily under. Tighten with pins and you are ready to go. Should you go to the Salon, your hairstylist can have this piece already styled for you and attach it in your hair when you come in.
With or without the wiglet the use of a heavy gel or setting lotion is a must. Roll your hair with rollers and take the necessary time under the dryer to make sure your hair is completely dry. When your hair is dry, your curl will go exactly in the direction you set the roller. Thin hair will be less likely to fall or droop using this method. After the hair is stiffly dry, a good brushing comes next with back combing. To backcomb, you take one-half inch sections of hair, start your comb from the top and comb from the end. Take it out and repeat. Keep doing this until there isn’t anymore hair to backcomb in the top of that section. Back combing is still in vogue to give the impression of volume and heavier hair and maintain staying power.
Back combing also makes any textured hair obey and line up the way you have envisioned your style to be. Back comb and spray with a good hair spray then, wait until dry. Smooth the section off and place it where you want it to go. Remember, you do not need a curling iron because you’ve already curled your hair. If you are working on an up-do, a gentle brush upward in the back while smoothing all the strands evenly until the hair is ready to lay upon your head. You decide where you want your curls and place soon to be hidden bobby pins across the back of her hair as a guide. At this time, the hair should look smooth in the lower back only. You go the sides and gently smooth with the brush or large hairpin upward and back as you go. You apply more pins. The top is smoothed very closely to the scalp and fastened with more pins.
Depending upon how long or short the hair is depends on what type and size curls come next. If there is about three or four inches in the crown, it should look very ratty because of the backcombing. When you take your large hairpin and begin to fluff the tops over and out, you will see your style evolve. Spray as you go and for a more sophisticated look, use a braided hairpiece to intertwine in and out the curls. The illusion of more hair can be attractive, but if you give the illusion of too much hair you will be taking away from who you are and how you normally look. The best way would be for you to strive for as natural look as possible. It would almost be like a “with the least for the most” look.
There is one important tip to consider. Unless you are quite talented or have a friend that has a knack with hair I highly recommend going to that professional on your important day so everything will go smoothly for you. Stress can reveal a worried look on your face and follow through right to your “I do’s.”
Short vs long thin hair? Short hair can be a good choice and look just as beautiful. Short hair always accommodates what clothes you wear. With short hair, you can look ultra neat, chic and sophisticated and sexy as well. Did I say, short hair and sexy?