The Clueless two-piece, Princess Diana’s biker shorts, Rachel Greene’s dungarees- it’s undeniable that the nineties brought with it some iconic looks. Although you may prefer one style to the other (yellow gingham isn’t for everyone) there’s one feature they all have in common- the 90s fluffy hair. Along with Dr. Martins and scrunchies, fluffy hair was never being left in the 90s. In fact, it traveled with us all the way through the noughties and twenty-tens to now sit as a TikTok hashtag with over 250 million views. Whether it has been inspired by the (anti-climatic) reunion of Friends or the rise in sustainable vintage fashion, the demand to know how to get 90s fluffy hair is higher than ever.
Use hair products for volume and body
If you’re spending chunks of time trying out various blow-drying and curling techniques to be left with lifeless hair, you need to investigate your products. You want hair products for volume and body. This means they should firstly be free from sulphates, as these strip your hair of moisture leaving it limp and dull. Secondly, avoid products that are silicone-based. Silicone-based products are hard to wash out and therefore end up clogging up your scalp, blocking your natural oils from coming through with that bouncy shine. Thirdly, sometimes all your hair needs an extra helping hand. This comes in the form of products specifically designed to defy gravity and give a voluminous lift.
So, what products do you need?
In order to get 90s fluffy hair, you need the products to give you a solid base to work with: