Thick hair, one would not be wrong in thinking that it would be fun to have and a matter of pride to one who has it, but believe us when we tell you it comes with its own set of problems. What can be the problem with thick hair, you may ask. The truth is that thick hair is rarely obedient and takes a lot of effort to wash, condition and style. And even after you make a lot of efforts, thick hair is likely not to stay the way it is supposed to stay. One of the simplest ways to style thick hair is going for simple, slick and sleek ponytail hairstyles that shout out chic but that too after you wash and condition your hair well. While we are sounding a bit negative about the kind of efforts that thick hair requires, you should remember that it is indeed a great thing to have since it really acts as your crowning glory and adds to your charm to a large extent.
All Time Favorite Hairstyles For Thick Hair
You should also be aware that trying out everyone’s favorite half-up, half-down hairstyles can be easier with thicker hair rather than hair that is too thin and fine since there is plenty to go around. Plus, coloring and highlighting hair can also be fun and interesting allowing you to experiment with different colors and styles since the amount of hair is plenty.
There are definitely plenty of attractive thick hairstyles to try, which will keep you going for quite a while.
Some of the ideas and guidelines you need to keep in mind while dealing with hairstyles for thicker hair include the following:
Go simple and slick: Whether it is a simple ponytail or a plait, the hair may be a bit difficult to handle, but it is worth the trouble because the end result is going to be a healthy and thick ponytail or a plait. The only factor that you have to keep in mind is to ensure that the results are neat and that stray hair is tucked away.
Layer it well: One of the main advantages of a thick hair is that it can be layered and that too as deeply as you want it to be. The thing is layering gives it a better texture and makes thick hair look more interesting than if you left it as it is. This way you can leave your hair loose in natural waves and still have it look really stylish. Of course the length of your hair and the kind of layers you will get will depend on your looks and the kind of style you want to go with.
Bob or lob: Thicker hair looks good in a bob cut, especially if you are the kind who prefers to chop your hair and leave it alone and if you have straight hair. Even the lob can work as long as you talk to your hairdresser about the best cut for your face shape and age.
Fringes or flicks: Since there is plenty of hair to go around, it is easy enough to cut some flicks, bangs or fringes to frame your face well. Though maintaining these takes some efforts, it makes a lot sense to have them and they can make you look more attractive.
Half up and half down: Thick hair as we mentioned earlier, is a bit on the difficult side to control, which is why the temptation to tie it up may be overwhelming you should not do it because it may look too severe. At the same time, leaving it loose can also be a bit of a hazard. The best way to go about it is to make it half up and half down, which will be easy enough to do since you have lots of hair to work with.
In the same way ombre hair coloring, especially with lighter hair color at the tips can also add some interesting looking texture and layers to your hair.