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The Secrets to Getting Volume with a Blow Dryer

Make waves with this quick blow drying hack. Whether your hair is naturally curly or straight as a stick, you can add more bounce and volume to your basic 'do with a few flicks of the wrist.


Getting a professional blowout is all the rage these days, but not all of us can afford to hit the blow dry bar whenever we want to look amazing. So what's a girl to do? Learn a few blow dry secrets of her own, of course! With this tip for getting volume, you can give yourself professional results any day of the week.

Begin this beauty queen blowout by spritzing a volumizing spray at your roots. Add extra volume by grabbing sections around the crown and blow drying them upward. Flip your hair upside down and run your fingers through your strands with wild abandon. Then flip your hair back into place, and put on your best Miss Texas smile!

For a super smooth look check out our step-by-step guide to getting a salon-quality blowout at home. You'll learn about sectioning your hair for optimal smoothness and long-lasting results.

Reagan Breinholt

Reagan is a hairdresser and blogger living in New York City.

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