During the last couple of years, crimped hair has been slowly making its way back into mainstream consciousness via all kinds of different catwalks around the world. From tight 80s-inspried zigzags to looser, almost wavy styles, crimping – like the scrunchie – is making something of a comeback.
The big question is, would you crimp your own hair?
If you love the idea of voluminous locks with a whole lot of interesting texture, crimping might be right up your street. The unique shape helps to create added texture and body, and crimping can also help make fine hair easier to style when it comes to braids, chignons and any other kind of updo you can imagine. It's just a lot of fun and you can do any and every kind of crimp out there, from XXL kinks to mermaid-esque curves.
Top tip – Whichever way you crimp, fix your style with a generous mist of Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Bold Control Hairstyle to give it plenty of long-lasting hold.
The easiest way to style this look is with a crimper. If you have time (but no crimper), this hairstyle can also be achieved by tightly braiding damp hair in three or four separate braids and then just leaving it all to dry naturally. It is totally possible, whatever your resources, it's just going to take a bit more effort than a lot of other hairstyles that are just as eye-catching.
You'll also need to make sure you protect and moisturize your hair properly, as crimping can dry out the ends of your hair if you don't keep them well nourished.
What do you think? Is crimped hair for you?