Who Should Use Volumizing Conditioner
Individuals of many different hair types can benefit from adding volumizing conditioners to their hair care
routines. Naturally fine hair often looks limp and lifeless because of the small size of the strands, and volumizing formulas can help give the hair added bounce and increased body. If your hair is showing signs of thinning, volumizing conditioner can give the illusion of thicker, lusher growth. Hair that goes flat quickly because it is damaged and dehydrated can benefit both from the nutrients in salon conditioners and from the volumizing ingredients. While most conditioners for volume are labeled as "volumizing," you may also find these formulas with labels like "thickening" conditioner, "amplifying" conditioner or "full" conditioner.
How Volumizing Conditioner Boosts Volume
Each volumizing conditioner has its own unique formula, but most products function similarly to deliver results for the tresses. Many conditioners
for volume contain ingredients that become deposited on the hair strands, making them temporarily wider. By increasing the size of the strands, the conditioner makes the hair look fuller, which is beneficial for individuals with thinning or fine tresses. Some conditioners for volume provide lift at the roots, so that the hair has more bounce. Because residue from hair care products can weigh down the tresses and rob the hair of volume, most salon volumizing conditioners are light in weight.
Types of Volumizing Conditioner
There are three main types of volumizing conditioner available on the market, and you can add one, two or all three types to your hair care regimen to address your styling problems. Rinse-away conditioners are the most common and should be used every time you bathe or shower to nourish, hydrate and add volume to your locks. To enhance volume on days when you forgo shampooing or to add additional volume after your shower or bath, you can apply a leave in conditioner, which will provide volumizing benefits throughout the day. If your hair care problems persist or your hair is damaged and dehydrated in addition to being thin or fine, using a deep conditioner on a regular basis can treat your hair to intensive, therapeutic ingredients to greatly improve volume.
Tips for Maximizing Volume
Using a volumizing conditioner or multiple conditioning products as directed can lead to big improvements in the body of your hair. Using a complete hair care regimen for enhancing volume can make the benefits of your conditioner even more pronounced. Use a salon shampoo for volume along with your conditioner, and apply volumizing styling aids to lift your roots and increase the fullness of your tresses. If you have an oily scalp or signs of styling product build-up, use a clarifying shampoo on a weekly basis to keep your hair free of residue. back to top »
| resource library for hair care »