A clump of hair that stands straight up or at an odd angle does not always work with the hair style you have. This guide is about getting rid of a cowlick.
First, yours is cute and gives your face character. Mine is the same, but on the right side. Drove my mom crazy! : P My stylist said that movie stars often have distinctive hairstyles because of cowlicks & unusual hairlines. Learn to love it, and make it your beauty trademark.
When I wear bangs, I have them cut extra deep on my crown to lend enough weight to tame the cowlick. I style the bangs first after shampooing. When blowdrying the cowlick area, concentrate the airflow in the direction you want the hair to lay while directing the hair in the right direction while making little zig-zag motions over the roots. (Like putting on thick mascara) This sounds complicated, but doing so redirects the hair follicles to blend the cowlick into your hairline. After the area is dry, spray hairspray lightly on your hairbrush, then comb it through your entire bangs area to set the style. This technique also works to tame a cowlick that has not been cut into bangs.
When your cowlick is under control, complete styling the rest of your hair to blend it in even more -- or tease it up to accent it! Attitude, not perfection, is the difference between stylin' and crying.
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I know how you feel, I have the STRONGEST cowlick in the same place you do, I cant even get side bangs.
I think you try to modify you current method (headband). First dampen it, just use wet comb or fingers and brush through that area (aim wetting the hair roots) and then spread the water evenly within that area. You shouldn't wet it so much that the water drips.
Does anyone have a remedy for cow licks? I have tried blow drying in the direction, gel, etc., but with no luck. Have you used a particular product and/or a technique that works? Thank you!
I have one in my bangs area, right side of my face. It is a thick, obstinate thing and sticks straight up in its own little "ponytail." This is what I do: flatten it to my head, make it lay the same direction as the rest of the bangs. Then I spray it down with a little hairspray and hold my hand down on it with pressure it until it dries -- hairspray dries quickly. That usually takes care of it. My theory is, the more special the occasion, the worse your cowlick will behave!
I have found that using a hair straightner works. It isn't permanet but, it helps for the time being.
I see cow licks and I have one. It's in the bang area around the hairline area too. I find that most cow licks are in the hairline area.first take a shower , dry the other parts except the cow lick. Get a nylon put it on and then get a headband also put it in the cow lick. You can sleep with it on. by the next day the cowlick will be down. After you take it off put a lot of hair spray on it. It'll stay down.
My best and I both have cows licks at the front. She has being taming hers 3 months and now so has a sweeping fringe. I have been tryin it the same way and it does work. She taught me to try using other parts of your hair and covering it to weigh it down. Pull hair form the back of you head and move it forward over the cows lick. It is workin also straighteners do help. It has worked so well for her and her hair is lovely so I just hope mine goesthe same.
You can drench your hair in water and pin down tightly overnight. The cowlick will definitely be not strong.
Or try to gel the hair down flat at the cowlick area overnight. Wake up and brush gel
Blast hair dry right where cowlick is close up and flatten cowlick while blow