Creating the perfect pouf also sometimes known as poof is a daunting task for most women, which is why most of them just don’t attempt it. But like most things in life, with a little patience and a little practice, anyone can learn to pouf their hair like a pro.
Here are some tips to remember that will help you with your poof.
- When you blow dry your hair after a wash, make sure your flip your head over and blow dry it that way. This helps create volume which will help you create a poof much more easily
- If you can, try poofing your hair a day after you washed your hair. Your hair will be more agreeable to teasing and setting when it has not been washed recently. A day old hair is easier to manipulate, which means that you can make it behave any way you want
- Have you tried to poof and failed? It could be because you’re using the wrong tools. To create a good poof you will need a teasing comb, hair spray, voluminising shampoo, blow dryer, and a hair straightener. All these tools play a crucial role in helping you create the perfect poof
- Always start small. You need a lot of practice before you can carry off a high poof hairstyle. So start small and work your way up as you get the hang of things. And never go overboard, you don’t want to end up looking like you have a beehive on your head.
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There are a lot of different types of pouf hairstyles that you can try. Here is the low-back pouf hairstyle that looks very elegant and sophisticated. This a little more difficult to achieve and should only be attempted after you’ve mastered the art of teasing your hair like a pro.
The Adele poof hairstyle has a very retro feel to it and is definitely not for everyone. It is a little over the top and you should only go for it if you don’t mind the big hair effect.
Here’s an example of how not to do your poof. Remember I mentioned that you should never go overboard with your poof hairstyle? Because if you do, this could be the disastrous results; the infamous Snooki poof has been ridiculed by hair stylists and the public alike. It is so disproportionate that it looks like it was taken from someone else’s head and stuck onto hers. Let’s all learn from her mistakes ladies.
The simple poof is what all beginners should practice. This is a no-fuss poof created by taking the top front section of your hair. This is by far the simplest and easiest poof there is.
The messy big hair poof is a very difficult to achieve look. You can try this once you’ve mastered all the other looks. It involves creating a big poof that looks carelessly put together. The hair is made to look messy and an equally messy braid completes the look.
The last poof hairstyle that we’re going to look at is the Mohawk poof. As the name suggests, this is a pouf made at the center part of your hair to create a Mohawk-like effect. The rest of your hair is pulled into a tight and sleek pony tail to make the poof standout.
Now that you know pretty much all there is to know about how to poof your hair, try it out yourself at home, or rope in a friend to help you out with it the first time.