Long Straight Hair
Long straight hair is absolutely gorgeous when it’s sleek and healthy. Take your long straight hair to the next level by adding sweet layers, side bangs, subtle texture, or pull it back into a stunning updo. Adding Even just a slight change to your straight locks has the ability to take it from every day to intriguing! Take a look at some of our tips for long straight hairstyles for this year! Embrace your long straight hair and Start polishing up your look with-one of the amazing methods. Brush up on your blow drying and flat ironing skills too and you’ll be good to-go!
Long Straight Hair Tips
Give it a boost
When your hair is wet, add a quarter-sized amount of mousse to the roots and give it a little massage. Blow dry your hair upside down, or with a big round barrel brush, and the style it in the opposite direction to give it-some volume on the top. When it’s dry, spritz on some hairspray and backcomb the areas that need a little more help.
Release the greace
Oily hair is never a good look. Separate those hair clumps with a little bit of dry shampoo in between washes. Spray it on your roots before bedtime this way, the shampoo will have time to soak up the excess oils. Pro tip: Madison Reed Root Touch Up makes a great dry shampoo!
Edge it up
Some times long straight hair needs a little bit of spicing up. Try an edgy bob or an asymmetrical haircut for a more visually textured and interesting look!
Long Straight Hair – Scientific Structure
Long straight hair: Type 1A
This type of long straight hair is soft and shiny, but thin-and wispy. It is very easy to manage and style, but it often needs a little bit of lift at the roots. A hairstyle we recommend for fine hair is swept to the side for an instantly sexy look that you can blow dry. Make sure to get a hairstyle with layers, for an appearance of more depth.
Long straight hair: Type 1B
Since it has a little bit more Volume and body, the medium straight hair can be very easy to manage. A sleek ponytail is the perfect candidate for this look, as it’s thick enough to give the hair some style, but not so-thick that it breaks rubber bands in the process. This sophisticated look Can be worn anytime.
Long straight hair: Type 1C
This type of hair is usually Stick-straight and difficult to make in waves or curls, instead of coming in with one or two visible “S” waves. Long and layered is the way to go here, otherwise, it might be a little too hard to handle. This is the most resilient of all long straight hair types, but it’s a bit more difficult to manage, because of its thickness. Take advantage of its resilience and wear it long and parted in the middle.
Long Straight Hair – Methods
Blow dry your hair for additional volume
- An excellent blow-dryer and a high-quality round brush are the keys to voluminous hair.
- Wrap a towel around your long straight hair and squeeze the excess water from your locks.
- Unless you use a microfiber towel, avoid rubbing your wet hair. Doing so with a regular towel leads to frizz and split ends.
- If you have long, thick hair, apply a tennis ball sized amount of volumizing mousse to roots. IF your hair is thinner or shorter, use a smaller handful.
- Dry your hair on a medium heat until it is slightly damp.
- Section off the top layer of your hair a secure it with a clip on the crown of your head.
- Section by section, pull your hair over a round brush and simultaneously run your blow-dryer down the length of your hair. Do not immediately remove the brush once-the hair is dry. Allowing it rest while your hair cools will preserve your the shape and Volume of your tresses. You can also run your hair dryer over the curls with the setting on cool to preserve the shape.
- Repeat this process with the top layer of your hair.
Dedicate time to curling your hair
- When curled, pin long straight hair tends to fall flat in a matter of minutes. With patience, time, and the attention to detail, you Can overcome your hair’s inability to hold a curl.
- When you intend to curl your hair, do not apply conditioner in the shower.
For fine hair, set your curling iron to 300°
For thicker hair, set your curling iron to 350°.
- Apply a coin-sized amount of volumizing mousse to roots of your damp hair. Find one that doubles as a heat protectant. Otherwise, spritz your hair with heat protectant spray before straightening.
- Blow-dry your hair for additional volume.
- Divide your hair into 2 to 4 layers. Secure the top layers with Clips, leaving the bottom Layer down.
- Take a 1 to 2-inch section of hair and coat it lightly with hairspray.
- Wrap the section around the barrel, pulling it tight to distribute heat throughout the long straight hair.
- After five seconds, lift the clip and slide the barrel out without releasing the curl. Use a metal duck clip to secure the curl to your head.
- Repeat until all of your hair is curled.
- Once you have curled all of your hair, remove all of the duck Clips and shake out your hair.
- Spray your hair with a light texturizer instead of hairspray.