Secrets to Big Hairstyles Revealed: Differences in Paddings April 5, 2017 – Posted in: Hairstyling

We all know we love big hair, especially when it comes to hairstyling. The bigger the hairstyle, the more glamorous it looks. But what if we are not blessed with that much hair? Easy, just cheat it. Most of the time, when it comes to simple hair updo, teasing and texturize the hair using a crimper will do the trick. But if you needed more volume in the hairstyle, it probably won’t be making as much difference. This is when hair paddings are useful, to help achieve that oomph that we want.

There are many different types of paddings that are available on the market. However the most common types are; Synthetic Padding, Net Padding and also Custom Padding.

Synthetic Padding 

Synthetic hair padding generally comes in various shapes such as the oblong, crescent and also round shapes. They are pre- made paddings generally finished with thicker hairnet to maintain the shape for long term use. It is very convenient as you just need to pin it straight onto the hair for extra volume. They are mainly used for hairstyles such as chignon, victoria rolls, and also half head updo.



Net PaddingNet Paddings

Net padding is also a popular choice of padding as it is easy to make and provides strong grip due to the nature of its material. You can make your own net padding by unrolling the hair donut until it is fully unrolled and you can then cut it onto your desired length. The material is stretchable therefore providing flexibility when pinning the hair. The size of hair donut used for making this padding depends on how big you want the hairstyle to be. Typically, hair donut with diameter of 10cm and 14cm are the most preferable admin-template-devsize to make net padding.


Custom Padding 

custom paddings

Custom padding is the most go- to padding as it provides flexibility when it comes to hairstyling. It is made from material similar to Kanekalon fibre and treated to achieve the crimped hair effect. It looks just like our own hair therefore camouflaged perfectly for any types of hairstyles. The texture is light but enough to build volume. To use the custom padding, simply put enough padding (the amount depends on how big or thick you want it to be) into the hairnet, shape it as desired and pin it onto the area that needs more volume. Most custom padding can be used multiple times. It can be used for almost any types of hairstyle as you can shape it to any different shapes you like.

There you go, 3 types of most common paddings revealed. When it comes to choosing hair paddings, it really depends on what type of hairstyles you want to create as some are more suitable to use than the other. It also comes down to personal preference so there are really no rules in this.

Let us know what type of paddings you like to use for creating your most favorite hairstyles. Until next time.