Texturizing Hair Powders Are Exactly What Your Fine Hair Needs
There are many products that promise to add volume, texture and general sex bomb-ness to your hair. (See sea salt sprays.) Even those of us with finer strands. The best weapon in the battle against lackluster, flat hair? Why texturizing hair powders, of course.
They give your hair insane volume and add grip to updos and braids. Minus that pesky stickiness. Plus, there’s no need to worry about messy formulas. Most of the newer options have creative packaging making application a cinch.
Here are the top texturizing hair powders that will give instant oomph to your hairstyle. Add them to your arsenal stat.
Oribe Swept Up Volume Powder, $42 at DermStore
Add weightless volume and lift, not to mention grip and texture, with this powder. There’s aloe vera to hydrate your dry, itchy scalp and antioxidants to strengthen your strands. Plus, the innovative package makes the formula easy to use.
Briogeo Blossom & Bloom Ginseng + Biotin Volumizing Root Powder & Dry Shampoo, $24 at Sephora
This volumizing root powder gives you the big hair of your dreams. Maltodextrin coats each strand to enhance fullness, while biotin strengthens hair follicles. Throw in ginseng and ginger root to support hair growth and you’ve got one great powder.
Virtue Lifting Powder, $34 at SkinStore
The brand’s weightless, invisible powder gives your locks an immediate lift. The spray pump applicator lets you target that lift and freshen up your ‘do wherever it’s needed.
Verb Volume Texture Powder, $18 at Sephora
Puff up your strands with this volume- and texture-adding powder. Tapioca starch absorbs excess oils, pro-vitamin B5 hydrates and smooths hair while boosting body and glycerin helps lock in moisture. The light oatmeal and grapefruit scent is a definite bonus.
Sexy Hair Big Sexy Hair Powder Play Volumizing & Texturizing Powder, $16.99 at Target
Sick of braids that look small and flat? You don't have to settle as long as this powder is around. After you braid you hair, sprinkle a bit of this powder on and use your fingers to pull the braid apart. It gives the illusion of a fuller, thicker braid worthy of Pinterest and adds staying power to boot.
Bumble and bumble Prêt-à-Powder Dry Shampoo Powder, $28 at Sephora
A volumizing dry shampoo in magical powder form. This fresh-smelling product works wonders on second-day hair that's gone flat and greasy. It also works just as well on freshly-washed hair to give it volume that lasts all day long. Shake a bit on your roots to soak up oil or shake it all over your hair for extra texture and sexiness.
Redken Powder Grip 03 Texturizing Powder, $20 at Ulta Beauty
DIY-ing an updo? Try this life-saving, long-lasting texture powder. It creates grip and hold, keeping your updo in place without you having to inhale gallons of hairspray. Just note: a little goes a long way so use it sparingly.
Biosilk Volumizing Therapy Texturizing Powder, $7.99 at Amazon
Silk and rice proteins are the superstar ingredients in this powder. They absorb oil and help hair reach its full potential. The formula is also made with UV absorbers, which help protect your hair from the harmful rays of the sun so it stays soft and healthy.
Aveda Pure Abundance Hair Potion, $28 at Nordstrom
Aveda is known for their amazing-smelling hair and body products and this powder is no exception. In addition to making your strands smell fantastic, it also zaps oil, creates a matte, second-day texture and makes hair look instantly fuller. You can even use it on wet hair before blowdrying to get that perfectly-tousled look.
Matrix Style Link Height Riser Volumizing Powder, $12.75 at Beauty Bay
Limp hair doesn't stand a chance against this strong-hold volumizer. Apply it your roots, tousle your hair with your fingers and ta-da! You've got sexy, just-rolled-out-of-bed hair with tons of volume — even if your hair is fine and flat.