How To Style Layers Without Heat
Layered hair can create movement, dimension, and body, but styling these versatile cuts without heat can sometimes seem like a challenge. Luckily, we've got you covered! In this blog, we'll share our top tips for creating fabulous, no-heat hairstyles that showcase your beautiful layers, all while protecting your locks from potential heat damage. Ready to embrace the layers? Let's dive in!
1. Air-Dry with Style and Styling Sprays
Air-drying is a fantastic no-heat option for layered hair, but it's essential to choose the right products to enhance your hair's natural texture. Apply a lightweight styling cream or mousse to damp hair, focusing on the mid-lengths and ends. For added texture and hold, mist your damp hair with a styling spray, like FUL's Styling Spray, designed for air-drying. Scrunch your locks gently with your fingers to encourage your natural wave pattern and let your hair air-dry for a soft, tousled look.
2. Overnight Braids for Perfect Waves
Braids are an easy and versatile way to create stunning no-heat waves that beautifully showcase your layers. Before bedtime, braid damp hair into one or more braids, depending on your desired wave pattern. The more braids you create, the tighter the waves will be. Sleep with the braids in place and release them in the morning for gorgeous, beachy waves that highlight your layered cut.
Updos are an excellent option for layered hair, as they can create added dimension and texture. Experiment with different styles, such as a twisted chignon, a messy bun, or a braided crown, to find the perfect no-heat updo for your layered locks. Don't worry if some shorter layers escape the updo – this adds to the effortless, chic vibe!
4. Pin Curls for Retro Glamour
For a touch of vintage glamour, try creating no-heat pin curls to show off your layers. Starting with damp hair, take small sections and wrap them around your fingers, forming a curl. Secure each curl to your scalp with a bobby pin or clip and allow your hair to air-dry. Once completely dry, release the curls and gently brush through with your fingers for a glamorous, retro-inspired look.
5. Accessorize with Headbands and Scarves
Headbands and scarves are not only stylish accessories, but they can also help to create stunning no-heat hairstyles for layered hair. Use a headband to create a chic, boho-inspired look by placing it over your hair and tucking the ends of your layers into the band. Alternatively, tie a scarf around your head as a headband or incorporate it into a braid for a pop of colour and added interest.
6. Texturising Sprays for Effortless Style
To enhance your layers and add a touch of hold without heat, try using a texturising spray. These lightweight sprays can create tousled, beachy waves that perfectly showcase your layered cut. Simply spritz the product onto damp or dry hair, scrunch with your fingers, and let your hair air-dry.
By incorporating these no-heat styling tips into your hair care routine, you can create stunning, on-trend hairstyles that celebrate your gorgeous layers while protecting your locks from potential heat damage. Embrace the versatility of your layered cut and enjoy the freedom and confidence that come with effortlessly chic, heat-free styling!