By now, you probably know that using hair product can be an essential part of really taking care of your hair in the best way possible. However, if you’re using hair products on a daily basis, you may have had a few days where you noticed you applied a little too much product in your hair. Naturally, that tends to happen when there’s not enough time to start over – like when you’re trying to head out of the door. If you find yourself in a pinch with a little too much hair product applied, you’re going to want to keep reading because we’re chatting about what to do when you apply too much hair product so you’re prepared the next time it happens.
Too Much Gel
Find yourself with a bit too much gel in your hair? Too much gel in your hair can leave your locks looking a bit crusty, oily and wet – and no one wants that. If you find yourself in this situation, one of the best ways to deal with it is to actually add a bit of dry shampoo to your hair. It’s been found that adding dry shampoo can combat some of the excess wetness in your hair (hence the DRY, in dry shampoo). Just be sure you don’t then add too much dry shampoo. Add a little at a time and work it into your hair.
Too Much Hairspray
Trying to get your hair to stay in place can definitely lead to ending up with too much hairspray in your hair. If you find that you’ve applied a bit too much hairspray into your hair, you’ve probably noticed that your hair is a bit too crunchy or even tacky. Experts suggest that if you find yourself with too much hairspray in your hair one of the quick ways to fix your hair look is to actually add a bit of oil into your hair. The oil can combat the dryness that the hairspray causes. Just make sure you’re not adding too much oil, similar to the dry shampoo add a very small amount work it in and add more if needed. Remember, a little oil goes a long way.
Too Much Oil
Oil based products are great for adding hydration to your hair, but unfortunately using too much of these hair products can leave your hair looking greasy and oily. If you find that you’ve added a bit too much of your oil based hair care product the quickest way to combat that look is to add some dry shampoo (is there anything dry shampoo can’t do?). The dry aspect of dry shampoo helps to soak up some of the oiliness in your hair pretty quickly.
Too Much Mousse
Use a bit too much mousse? It’s a great hair product, but can end up leaving your hair looking a bit messy when you’ve added too much. Mousse tends to be a product that’s easily overused, as well. If you find you’ve added a bit too much to your hair experts suggest using your hair dryer over the areas of your hair that have a bit too much and using your hands to continue styling your hair to help fix the oops.