Step 1: Shampoo, condition, and treat hair with products formulated for your hair type. (Try NIOXIN 3-part System, $37.99.)
Step 2: Blow dry hair without a blow dryer nozzle attachment. (The attachment can flatten your hair more.)
Step 3: When hair is half-dry, apply a volumizing product at the roots (try NIOXIN Root Lifter, $14). Finish drying with a boar-bristle round brush.
Step 4: Spray a 1-inch section of hair with hairspray and straighten it from roots to ends with a 1-inch flat iron (set to less than 250 degrees F). Turn your wrist upward to create a slight curl. Then pin curl that section up and secure with a clip. Repeat all around your head.
Step 5: When hair is cool, remove clips and finger comb for a tousled, wavy finish.
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