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To work out a surface defect, as on a varnished surface.
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Next, work out any areas where the hair may have parted, this usually happens at the crown and add a light bit of secret backcomb to join the separated bits.
Blow-dry hair with the air focused upward; backcomb for more height.
It is a new-generation texturising spray that delivers all the glam of a backcomb with little time or effort!
4 Pull half your hair back under the backcombed crown and pin in place.
Step 3: Twist the hair around the hair band like a loose bun and fasten with pins (you can also lightly backcomb the hair in the ponytail first to give it more volume when you wrap it around your hair band).
Backcomb the whole section then brush it back and smooth it using a soft brush.
Use a teasing brush to gently backcomb the length of your pony, creating texture and faking a thicker mane.
Divide the top half of the hair into three sections and backcomb the section at the back of the crown to give height.
Don't bother with bands - simply backcomb at the end and spray with hairspray to secure.
FAB FIND Big Sexy Hair's What A Tease, Backcomb in a Bottle gives ultra-hip height for funky short or long styles.
'DO HOW-TO Take a section of hair that spans from brow to brow and backcomb. Gather hair into a low pony, then use a comb to sleekly pull the sides back (not the top or you'll kill the height).