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A Professional Hairstylists Guide To Flyaway Free Hair Styles

My housemate has a constant battle with her hair. The front section to be exact and she has asked me to create a guide to flyaway free hairstyles. While I find it quite cute, she not only hates the flyaways, she also hates the word cute – sorry Fliss.

However, there are a few REALLY SIMPLE tricks to combat these. I’ll explain below.

Felicity mainly has flyaways when she ties her hair up. Last week I gave her a mascara wand (clean, obviously) and some hairspray. They are now her best friends when it comes to her hair – she has real life friends also!

Simply clean a mascara wand and leave it to dry. When you have your hair up, spray the mascara wand with hair spray and comb it over the flyways. This will push them down on to your head and keep them there.

Another option instead of a mascara wands is an old foundation brush or eyeshadow brush. Synthetic ones are best for this. Once again, spray the brush with hair spray and then comb it over the flyaways.

Told you it was simple!

Now, if your hair is flyaway when it’s down (like mine) then there are a few other things you can do. A good option is to put a drop of oil on to the mid length to the ends. Do not put it on the roots. I’m sure it’s a bit of a no-brainer but it will make your hair look oily.

Great oils are Rose Hip Oil or Chia Seed Oil. Both can be used on your skin also so it’s a good multipurpose item to have at your disposal.

Sometimes I find that using a deep conditioning mask can help with my flyaways. This morning I used this one and it really helped.

So, that’s pretty much it. I hope this helps you just as much as it’s helped Felicity 🙂 You can see a few of the styles I’ve created by using this technique on my professional makeup artist website.