Big Hair, Don't Care: VO5 Instant Oomph Powder

Lately, I've been noticing my hair looking really flat and limp, so firstly, I decided to go and get a few inches chopped off and some shorter layers added in. Despite loving my long locks, it was just weighing down my roots too much! Then, having heard that they're a little pot of miracles for creating big hair, I went on the hunt for a volumising powder. VO5's Instant Oomph Powder caught my eye with it's pretty pink pot, and since it was in a 2 for £5 offer in Asda and I needed a new hairspray anyway, it'd have been rude not to...

The powder creates tons of volume by adding texture and lifting the roots. I use it after styling, and then pop it in my handbag to refresh my hair throughout the day. I find the powder quite difficult to apply evenly over my head, so although a little does go a long way, I find myself using too much in order to try and spread it out. It also doesn't feel particularly nice if you run your fingers through your hair, and does (generally) require a hair wash the next day, but there's no denying that this product works. The proof's in the pudding:

Good right!? Have you tried any volumising powders? What're your favourite products for getting big hair?

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  1. I love these volumising powders. My hair is really fine, so I love what they do. Haven't tried this one though it looks great in your hair :)

    Sara at Belfast Beauty Love

  2. Oh my gosh, I've never heard of this before! I'm def going to have to pick some up <3
    Rosie x | Every Word Handwritten

  3. I tried using this once but didn't get on with it. It just made my hair really sticky! I have kept it just to try again though!

    Adele-Marie xx

    Adele-Marie | One Girls Obsession With Makeup

  4. I'm pleasantly surprised at how good this stuff is - your hair looks incredible and so full of volume!

    Ambi xx

    Bombay Rose

  5. Wow, this looks awesome! I use the root boosting volume spray in the same range religiously, so I must try this one out.

    Lyndsay xx | Fizzy Peaches ♡

  6. I've been quite curious to volume powders recently. The seem more appealing than gels and sprays.. I was tempted by one from a company called FUDGE, but this VO5 one sounds just as good and is good that it's a high street item.


  7. I've used the Schwarzkopf Powderful Volumising Styling Powder before and I do like it but I think it does the same as the VO5 one and leaves my hair feeling quite matt like I've backcombed it quite a lot. I might give this one a go though :) xx


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