8 Products to Get You ’80s-Worthy Volume
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Brooke Shields, Whitney Houston, Lisa Bonet–other than looks and vocals that could kill, these legendary ’80s beauty icons boasted larger-than-life locks. And while we’re leaving some ’80s trends in the past, we’re never relinquishing our love for ’80s-worthy volume. So we’ve rounded up the top products to thicken, plump, and lift strands to iconic heights. Get to clicking, because bee hive-big hair begins with the styling products in the gallery ahead.
Products for ’80s Volume
Oribe Shampoo for Magnificent Volume, $44
Body-building polymers in this Oribe shampoo lay the thick foundation necessary for your big house of hair. It’s color and keratin treatment safe too.
R+Co Dallas Thickening Spray, $30
Perfect for hot rollers and ideal on towel-dried tresses, R+Co’s thickening spray builds volume at the roots with the help of Pro-Vitamin b5, and smells like a classic ’80s love story courtesy of cardamom, tangerine, and lavender.
Christophe Robin Instant Volumizing Mist with Rosewater, $39
Smell like a rose, sting like a bee with a honeycomb coiffure. Such is the sky-high effect you’ll experience with Christophe Robin’s instant volumizer. Spray on towel-dried or dry hair and massage into scalp. Then have at it with the blow dryer and round brush.
Bb.Thickening Full Form Soft Mousse, $31
This might not be your mom’s mousse but it’s sure to produce volume like the beauty queens back in her day. Blow dry it in to perk up your strands then flip your head over for oomph.
Schwarzkopf OSiS+ Dust It Mattifying Powder, $10
’80s volume and long-lasting ’80s volume are two different things. Snag the latter with this powerhouse powder that keeps hair puffed up for hours.
OUAI Volumizing Hair Spray, $26
A powerful blast of air and volumizing polymers make this OUAI post-styling spray a favorite.
TRESemme Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Hold Level 3 Boost, $5
You’ve teased your mane back to the ’80s and now it’s time to set. Reach for TRESemme’s Micro Mist hairspray in level 3 boost for strands that stay inflated from morning to night.
Fatboy Perfect Putty, $21
Scrunch Fatboy’s Kaolin-infused pomade into your roots for added lift and hold, and a messier voluminous bedhead effect.