How To Air Dry Fine Hair

Fine hair doesn't have to be limp & lifeless. Here's how to effortlessly style it without hot tools.

What's the secret to giving fine hair volume & texture without using hot tools?

The right products.

Getting effortless undone waves and touchable texture doesn't have to take hours. By spending just a few minutes while your hair is damp, you can achieve an intentional style that is perfectly udone.

Aveda phomollient Styling Foam, $24

This isn't your standard mouse. The texture is closer to foaming hand soap than mousse, and creates natural-looking texture.

For best results, dispense the foam directly onto a wide tooth comb  and gently comb through your hair from root to tip.

Not Your Mother's Beach Babe Texturizing Dry Shampoo, $6.99

Dry shampoo isn't just for second day hair. When used on freshly washed tresses, dry shampoo still amps up volume and has the added benefit of absorbing any oils the instant they appear, helping to extend your time between washes.

R+Co Sail Soft Wave Spray, $29

Salt sprays can dry hair out and leave a crunchy residue, but Sail is different. The nozzle sprays a fine mist that instantly adds texture and volume, creating natural-looking waves. This product is a must-have!

Bumble and bumble Don't Blow It Fine Hair Air Dry Styler, $31

Often imitated but never duplicated, the Bumble and bumble fine hair dry styler is essential. it may seem counter-intuitive to use a cream product on fine hair, but this product gives the perfect amount of wave and definition without weighing hair down.

YouTube's favorite hair guru, Brad Mondo, has a comprehensive video with several tutorials on how to style air-dried hair. If this is how you often style your hair, his video is a must-watch!